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“WARM AND FRIENDLY”
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Elim Bank Hotel
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Elim Bank Hotel
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“WARM AND FRIENDLY”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Our first visit to Bowness and the Elim Bank Hotel. We stayed for one night with two other couples, one of whom had visited this hotel on numerous occasions. The hotel has a lovely homely feel to it. We stayed in room 3 which was spotless.
Breakfast was cooked really well and we were all kept well stocked up with toast.
Brian and Margaret were lovely and we are now just deciding when to return.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

We (Myself, my wife and our 6 year old daughter) stopped here for 2 nights during the recent bank holiday.

Had a very welcoming arrival where we had a good conversation with Brian about the area.

Room 2 was clean and tidy even though a little dated.

Breakfast was plentiful and set us up for the day.

Would certainly stay here again if in the area.

Room Tip: Room 2 contained a double and a single and was very comfortable for us.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

We had a two night stay at Elim Bank. We were warmly welcomed on arrival by the lovely Brian & Margaret. Decent size Room 1 was clean and cosy with fresh clean towels each day. Fair size bathroom with good electric shower. Good Full English breakfast and good alternative choices. We would certainly stay again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

the hosts of elim bank are nothing but brilliant friendly kind like a giggle food is great the rooms are spotless they made our stay feel that we had gone to see our mum and dad brian and margaret are the kindest people in the lake district never mind 5 out of 5 this is 10 out of 10
all are love sandra and paul ,
see you in the near future.X

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Leeds
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

My wife daughetr and I along with a 3 and a 5 yr old grand children stayed in two rooms at this hotel on the 23rd July 2012, It was an overnight stop after a trip to the lakes for the 5 yr old.
The hotel location is brilliant, its far enough away from Bowness so as to be quiet, yet close enough to walk to all the amenities.Parking at the hotel was great
Brian and Margaret were excellent hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them.
The rooms were nice and clean, heating was on keeping them warm given the unseasonable weather.
I thought the cooked breakfast was excellent, with local produce used..it even tempted James the 5 yr old to have a cooked breakfast after seeing his grandads.

All in all an excellent retreat one which i would recommend.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Yorkshire
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

Myself, partner and 6 friends have just returned from a motorbiking weekend away in the Lake District where we stayed at the Elim Bank Hotel. Personally, I could not fault the hotel, nor the owners, Brian and Margaret. They were very welcoming as we arrived, helpful throughout our stay, provided clean and comfortable rooms with a really comfortable bed(!) and a lovely cooked breakfast each morning. What more could we ask for!! Many thanks to Brian and Margaret, we would recommend your hotel to others!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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candise382
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

We stayed at the Elim Bank Hotel for 2 nights in June whilst we attended a wedding nearby. It was perfectly located for visiting Lake Windermere, within a ten minute walk to Bowness and a 25 minute walk to Windermere.
The b&b is old fashioned and some of the furniture in our room had seen better days, however is was spotlessly clean and has a lovely fresh smell.
Our family room - which had 2 double beds and a single plus room for a travel cot - was spacious, and the shower was large and very clean. It was at the top of the hotel - up 2 flights of stairs - but we were pre-warned about the stairs and they were not overly steep to carry little ones up. IMy one complaint would be the curtains - the room had sky light windows only covered with net curtains and so it was bright until late evening and again at dawn - not great with two small boys who wake at the slightest touvh of light!!
The breakfast was lovely - choice of juice/tea/coffee, cereals and cooked or continental breakfast and the cooked breakfast was delicious.
The owners were very friendly and welcoming and offered us umbrellas to use at the wedding and advice about where to visit with the children.
We had a great short break and if you are looking for a clean, pleasant base from which to explore the Lake District we would recommend the Elim Bank Hotel.

Room Tip: The large family room was spacious but withour blackout blinds it was very bright very early.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Elim Bank Hotel
Address: Elim Bank Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Ranked #40 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
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