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The Cottage Elleray Road, Windermere LA23 1AG England
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
58Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say? Such a gorgeous little bed & breakfast in a beautiful old house in Windermere. It was everything we could have asked for during our 3 night stay. LiuChen welcomed us on arrival and showed us to our room (room 9), which...More

Thank queenmunchkin72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary , the room was tiny and I mean tiny ! The bed was double but seemed very short , the decor is very tired and although not dirty full of cobwebs! (Our room) The en...More

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Response from LiuchenG2, Owner at The CottageResponded 1 week ago

It is really shocking and surprising how much some people could lie on this site. For whoever seen this post, please follow reviews of other guests stayed during the same period posted on Booking or Expedia - about breakfast, fruit, cereal, room size and bed....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst not a bad place to stay, certainly doesn't live up to expectations. Had a deluxe double room booked, quite small but I guess in a cosy kind of way, but both of us had our feet hanging off the end of the bed as...More

Thank Jon E
Response from LiuchenG2, Owner at The CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jon, Thanks for your comments. We have four bedrooms with standard double beds and three bedrooms with king size beds. All the mattresses are with toppers and less than 2 years old. Someone stayed in the same room have just left a comment on...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Now as my title says I feel a bit bad for this review but we were kind of duped by advertising not been changed for this place after a recent change in ownership to a lovely Chinese couple the place has prided itself on an...More

Thank Lovesponge1982
Response from LiuchenG2, Owner at The CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

Since we took over The Cottage, we have not lower our service quality for all aspects, only been trying to improve everything we can to make it a better place for guests from all over the world. We have been using locally produced high quality...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

There has been a recent change in ownership for this guesthouse (since 1st Sep 2018). The Cottage is now run by a friendly and hospitable Chinese couple, Jon and Liu Chen. Jon was very prompt in replying my emails and ensured that I had a...More

Thank Sam8185
Response from LiuchenG2, Owner at The CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Samantha, Hope you are home safely. We really enjoyed your stay in our cottage. We have been hosting guests from Singapore since you left. Would be great to see you again. Regards, The Cottage

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"Nice location, hot and tasty breakfast......"
22 Aug 2017
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"Room 3 has a great 4 poster bed if that's what your looking for."
24 Jun 2015
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"Room 4 has a four poster bed lovely...."
30 Mar 2015
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"We had room 3 - lovely room, comfortable bed and very warm."
7 Oct 2014
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US$83 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictWindermere
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