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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in room 3 and it was lovely and clean. The shower was sooo nice after a day out walking in the cold! The owners couldn't do enough and gave us lots of advice and print outs. Breakfast was great and they catered for everyone. Nothing was too much trouble. It is located about 5 minutes from...

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Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks for a delightful stay. Your B&B is fantastic and my son, wife and I felt really at home there for our week. Excellent knowledge and advice on the local walks and places to go was much appreciated.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited as a couple in late October for 2 nights and Nicky and her husband couldn't do enough to help us - Finding places to visit from hikes to local restaurants. Great base where you can wander down to Bowness for the lake or 5 mins in the car to Ambleside (there is a bus route which is £8 jump...

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Thank Gary H
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nicky and Gareth are excellent hosts , they made you very welcome , really friendly, Excellent full English breakfast, Nice accommodation warm very clean ,just what you want. Would recommend to anyone to stay I will be back

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Thank John G
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nicky and Gareth are great hosts really friendly and helpful,wouldn't hesitate to stay again, excellent location with some fantastic Restaurants a short walk away. Rooms were comfortable and tidy with some nice little extras you don't normally see (good quality brewings)also a nice lounge room to relax in with some board games and puzzle items I can't recommend the Ivy...

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Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nikki and Gareth made us feel like their home, was ours for the week. Hospitality from another world and breakfast to die for. We enjoyed one if the larger, more premium rooms. The bed was comfortable, the room was beautiful and we even managed to play a bit of monopoly on our chill day. We absolutely loved it and would...

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you both for your lovely reviews. We are glad that you felt at home because that is how we like our guests to feel. We are pretty spoilt here with the location as we have the train station, easy access to all of the Lakes, walkable to the village amenities and also our own private car park. So glad...

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic stay. The location is very convenient, just a 2 minute walk from Windermere town centre. Nicki and Gareth are perfect hosts. They are always up for a chat and will go out of their way to make you feel welcome and comfortable. They cook an excellent breakfast and are very knowledgable, with lots of tips if...

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Thank Emilia C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We recently stayed for two nights at Ivy Bank. Lovely room, great location and within easy walking distance of Windermere. Nicky and Gareth were fantastic hosts and very helpful with offering advice of places to go for walks & meals. Breakfast was excellent and always nice to have a veggie option. I would recommend staying here and we will be...

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time do write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your short stay here and hopefully see you again for longer next time...Best Wishes

Liphook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A welcoming home with excellent service! Nicky and Gareth are fantastic and make you feel very relaxed in their home! Highly recommended. They have a wealth of knowledge to share about the local area and give you top tips about where to visit.

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Thank Karen C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ivy bank is the place to stay if you want a wonderful welcome, extremely helpful owners great bed & breakfast, very clean, well decorated room, secure parking and very central, making it easy to walk into Windermere and Bowness. My husband can recommend the Full English and I the porridge! We stayed three nights and was like having a week...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within 30 minutes walking distance of viewpoints, tumbling waterfalls and the Lake shore, Ivy Bank is situated in a quiet position close to the village centre, shops, restaurants and station. There are comfortable beds, spotless en-suites, attractive decor, a superb choice for breakfast and a relaxed atmosphere. Aromatherapy massage available on site. Discounted use of local leisure club. Private parking, storage for bikes. Free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivy Bank

Address: Ivy Bank Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €84 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The top room was idea for a small family of three even with a large 14 year old son.”
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“we had small room and it was fine for 3 nights.”
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“The rooms vary depending on your needs.”
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“I believe each room would offer it's own unique special memory”
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