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    Virginia Cottage Guest House

    Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$197
          US$121
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          We spent a very pleasant stay at Virginia Cottage We had planned to stay one night, but finally we stayed 4 nights (in 3 différents rooms) The landlord was very friendly. He even resrerved and bought our train tickets ...and the Cumbrian breakfast was really...More

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          Thank pantz2017
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          This is the second time we have stayed. Once again it was lovely. Location is excellent and close to the centre. We stayed in room 2 which had a four poster bed, sofa and excellent en suite facilities. The breakfast is second to none. The...More

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          Response from VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

          Thank you for your lovely review and we are so glad you enjoyed this 2nd visit as much as the first. We very much look forward to welcoming you next time you.

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          High Class beautiful cottage in a stunning location We stayed here for 3 nights and were looked after and made very welcome with lovely home cooked food ...the little extra touches like homemade biscuits and a mini fridge in the room made a very special...More

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          1  Thank traceydenis2017
          Response from VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

          Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed it. We hope you can visit again soon.

          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Wow what a beautiful b & b, very warm welcome on arrival, room was very clean, airy and very well equipped, best shower system I've ever seen in a b&b, wonderful breakfast and a very good selection of cereals, jams, fresh fruit , juices, fresh...More

          Thank Penny S
          Response from VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

          We are so pleased that you decided to stay with us for your special birthday and we were more than happy that we could make your request for your favourite wine available to you. Please do come again soon.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I was looking for 1 night to add onto a few nights away in the lakes. I wanted reasonable, could take a dog and fairly central to Bowness. This lovely little B&B is all this and more. It is brilliantly located. At ease with us...More

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          Response from VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

          Thank you for your kind words and it is always appreciated when guests make the effort to place a review on Tripadvisor. As to your issue with the shower we wish you had brought this to our attention while you were here and we would...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$102 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 11
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
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          • Cumbria >
          • Lake District >
          • Bowness-on-Windermere
          • Also Known As
          • Virginia Cottage Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere ,
          • Virginia Cottage Guest House Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District, England
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Acliff1969
          What is there to do at the spa
          11 December 2016|
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          Response from VirginiaCott | Property representative |
          Hi, You will have free use of the gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and ice room. You can book spa treatments directly with the hotel and the cost of these are payable directly to them. With thanks Graeme
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          JohnAndAnneB
          How far from the Crowne Plaza to the main railway station ?
          13 August 2015|
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          Response from Caravan3 | Reviewed this property |
          Never heard of this hotel sorry but do know where the railway station is..... Why not search on the internet ..... Good luck !
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          19paul57
          hi what time do you serve breakfast pls
          31 May 2015|
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          Response from VirginiaCott | Property representative |
          Hi Breakfast is served from 8.00 to 9.30am. Thanks
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          "Rooms very nice with good views. Shower small but adequate."
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          "Stayed three times and all rooms were good."
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