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    May Cottage

    May Cottage Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent86%
          • Very good10%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          #7 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
           
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          This B&B is in an excellent location, just a 3 or 4 minutes walk to shops restaurants and the Lake. The owner is very friendly and keen to offer information on where to visit in the area. The accommodation is very clean and the full...More

          1  Thank Dobsons21_13
          Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

          Lovely period house with well appointed interiors...large bathroom in room 1!! Short walk to lakeside and all ammenities and shops Exactly as presented in pictures Sue is very hospitable and accomodating Id visit again....

          Thank stewart s
          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          From the minute we arrived Sue was the most welcoming host, she made us feel right at home and the BnB was lovely. Central to everything with Sue's knowledge and handy leaflets she gave out we never had difficulty finding anything. Breakfast was delicious which...More

          Thank staceyfergus0n
          Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

          A nice little B and B, location is really good and parking is available. There was a private wedding on across at the lovely Laura Ashley hotel which was nice to see. We had a nice cup of tea on arrival to settle us in,...More

          2  Thank Dutchcloggsred
          Reviewed 1 April 2017

          I booked a short break to celebrate my husbands birthday at May Cottage. What a welcome we got from Sue and Len, it was a pleasure to spend time chatting with them. Our room was large, immaculately clean with a lovely on suite and great...More

          Thank margaretgreenlane23
          Dene House
          486 reviews
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          336 reviews
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          Virginia Cottage Guest House
          707 reviews
          #7 of 53 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
           
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          Amenities
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Spa
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          • US$104 - US$484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
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          • Lake District >
          • Bowness-on-Windermere
          • Also Known As
          • May Cottage Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District, England
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          "Room number one....................Superior room"
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          "Room 1 has queen bed and very confortable"
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          "Room 2 is a little noisy in the afternoon."
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          "There is a budget room which is smaller. But spend the extra few quid, and go for the larger rooms. Beautiful."
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