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“Excellent accomadation, Excellent location. Highly recommend”
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Dene House
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South Shields, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent accomadation, Excellent location. Highly recommend”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I stayed here with my fiance in March 2013. We stayed for 2 nights in a superior room. Our first impressions were very positive. the building itself is beautiful. The car parking is ideal. We were shown to our rooms by Lisa who was very welcoming. The room was superb, with beautiful decor and design. The bed was also very comfy. The room had a fridge which was ideal for us. Plenty of space.
The breakfast in the morning was fantastic. First day i chose salmon and scrambled egg, second i chose the full breakfast, both were cooked to perfection.
Denehouse is perfectly located up the road from centre with lots of bars and restaurants. And close walk to lake.
I would defiantly recommend this B&B, family are very friendly. and I would return

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
Thank you for all your great comments and the photos too. Hope to see you again.
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Lapworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Fantastic place for a weekend away. A very warm welcome, which included afternoon tea and homemade cake and shortbread. Room very clean, warm and all facilities catered for. Everything you need was there or provided if not. Fantastic breakfast, fresh and again a variety of options. Very attentive staff. Will be back!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Thank you for all your positive comments. We look forward to welcoming you again to Dene House
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

At just a few minutes walk from the lake Windermere and the centre of quaint Bowness, Dene House is a luxury Guest House that is kept to a very high standard. Beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean it is much more than a comfortable stay. The rooms are bright and airy, beds comfortable, and the food superb. We would very highly recommend it, well worth the money!! We would also highly recommend the boat trip from Bowness over to Ambleside and the Gingerbread at Grasmere is an absolute must - even recommended by Jamie Oliver we have since found out - mouthwatering. Whilst there, visit Hawkshead and Kirksby Lonsdale - both beautiful. We must also commend Hyltons restaurant in Bowness Town, eat there, it is well ran and the food fantastic. If I were to be picky, the only things I could ask to improve were that the tv was flat to the wall and the wrong angle to watch from bed, it simply needed a swinging bracket rather than fixed, and the shower control was highly sensitive - easily knocked to cold Brrrrrrrrrrr!!! :))) that said, a brilliant place full of charm and character and we were really pleased - if you are thinking of the lakes, why stay anywhere else??

  • Stayed February 2013
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, February 23, 2013
Thanks for all your positive comments, We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Come and see us again soon.
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

Just returned from a nights stay at the dene house. On arrival we were served with tea and home made cup cakes which were very nice. We had a lovely room on the top floor, lovely en suite and very cosy. Breakfast in the morning was cooked to order and plentiful. Staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Location was excellent, just down the road from the lake and village. Will definitely be returning. Thanks for a lovely stay.
Tara and Phil

  • Stayed February 2013
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, February 16, 2013
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you come and see us again sometime soon.
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

I tend to stay in hotels but a friend recommended this guest house to me and how glad I was. it is in a quiet location but just a short walk from the main street in Bownness.

Everything was first class, starting with the very warm and friendly welcome which was quickly followed by a tray of tea & delicious home made cakes. The establishment is spotlessly clean throughout, good sized bedroom and bathroom. Tasteful decor. Decent choice at breakfast and hot breakfast freshly cooked to order. 10 out of 10 from me!

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, February 16, 2013
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your nice comments.
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in room 7 on 1st and 2nd Feb for a little break away. Hotel easy to find and just a short hop from Bowness town centre. Arrived at tea time and were welcomed in by the owners who were polite and friendly. Our room was small but well appointed with comfy furnishings and an excellent shower. A nice bonus was the fridge in the room: perfect for wine after a walk about during the day!! Wine glasses were also provided.

Breakfast was lovely- wish it had been served a bit later say until 10/10:30 am but knew that when we booked. Nice choice of continental and cooked and served with a smile.

Would not hesitate to stay again and would recommend to all.

Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful accommodation.

  • Stayed February 2013
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
It was lovely to meet you and pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

This was our first time staying in a bb as we usually prefer hotels ! We stay on the 25/01/2013 for one night as we were heading onto to Birmingham next day ! Nice little touch on arrival was the fresh baked cake and biscuits along with the coffee all provided free of charge ! The standard of this bb is very high quality right down to the very sheets and towels , room was spotless ! Breakfast was awesome fresh cooked fry and plenty of it , also cereal and toast .. Over all our experience was brill will defo make the dene on the agenda again when we next pass that way ..

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jenny S, Owner at Dene House, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thanks for all your lovely comments and we are really pleased your first experience of staying in a B&B has been pleasurable. Look forward to seeing you again when you are next in the Lake District
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Property: Dene House
Address: Dene House Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dene House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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