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The Willowsmere

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival, Jason, (Jay? J?) gave us a pot of tea in reception and asked what sort of stay we intended. On telling him that we wanted to Walk, out came the maps, and the pen, and he showed us exactly how to get to various pathways and also gave opinion on several restaurants (which we later agreed with). The...

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most welcoming people in the Lake District , the rooms are stunning and clean , very good at recommending local walks and eating houses loved it will be back soon , the gardens and the honesty bar are a bonus ,

Thank Whester1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful find. Wish we had stayed longer. Room very comfortable and spotless overlooking a lovely garden. The breakfast is probably the best one we've had - fresh good quality products. Gluten free and vegetarian options. Although the B & B was busy at breakfast we did not have to wait long for anything. Very good host who pointed out good...

Thank Angels73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've lost count how many times we've stayed in Windermere over the years so we have a fair idea of the sort of accommodation on offer. We've gone from top-end to shoe-string stays but haven't really found a 'returner' until now. For a great all-rounder; location, rooms, attention to detail, breakfast and the feeling that you got what you paid...

Thank Fiona B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here during Easter break. The guys that run it are lovely. Was upgraded to a double at no extra charge. The room was lovely with a really nice modern bathroom, felt more hotel quality than B&B. The breakfast was great, really good quality food. Would definitely recommend and return!!!

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at The Willowsmere, Stayed here for 2 nights, and could not of been more pleased. Had a warm welcome on arrival from Jason who was informative on places to visit, and lovely and friendly, nothing was too much trouble, the location is great nice walk into Windermere and £3.50 taxi into Bowness, to avoid the rain...

Thank lynn h
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We felt very welcomed as soon as we arrived. Very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for you. Our room was lovely and immaculately clean. The breakfast was excellent. Plenty of choice and beautifully cooked. We will definitely stay again! A lovely find!

Thank hellsbells171280
Horwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

On our arrival we were given a very warm and friendly welcome by Jason, who gave us details about a lovely walk, best places to eat and a good taxi firm. Plenty easy parking space too.Nothing was too much trouble. The place is spotless, could not fault it at all. Beautiful room and bathroom with plenty of hot water, complementary...

Thank Maltesermum
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fab weekend break here. The guys are super helpful and the place is fantastic. Great location, plenty of parking, really nice, clean room (helped with a complimentary sherry!) and a perfect full English to start the mornings walk off We will definitely be back 😉

Thank Dave N
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a great weekend away. This place is an absolute gem, great location and beautifully kept. Couldn't fault it, the owner and his cousin are excellent hosts and couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was amazing. Highly recommend people to visit, we stayed in a four poster room, worth the extra money. Will definitely be retuning!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Willowsmere is a grand Victorian residence built in c1850 from traditional Lakeland stone. All bedrooms are en-suite with either bath and/or shower facilities. All are double glazed, centrally heated and come complete with flat screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, hair driers, radio alarm clocks, free WiFi, fluffy towels and superior toiletries. They have views either to the front toward Orrest Head viewpoint or to the rear over looking the award-winning garden.The Willowsmere has two guest lounges and a private garden where guests may enjoy a drink from the honesty bar or from the growing malt whisky selection. Full English breakfast is included and there is an additional buffet style breakfast too. The guest house has free WiFi, ample off street parking and all guests have complimentary access to nearby leisure facilities less than 5 minutes walk away with indoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willowsmere

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €91 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Willowsmere 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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The Willowsmere Windermere, Lake District
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“We stayed on the top floor, it was fine, and peaceful (except a bit of effort on suitcase day of course).”
, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 - Top floor with good view of the impressive garden.”
Angels73, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“great breakfast, outstanding service, well located, child free,”
JOnB660, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room on the back benefits from a view over the garden and suffers less from traffic noise although this is not a big issue”
Fussym00, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had room 14 which was quiet although it faced the road”
nigelasingleton, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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