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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The outside of property looks picture box pretty and the inside is very English cottage, with great furniture and rooms. Location is great right near lake, everything very easy walking distance. Lovely breakfast, great hosts.

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Leeds
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a lovely stay here. Nice view, lovely clean room. The sherry and biscuits are a lovely extra touch. Great breakfast and very helpful staff. Would 100% stay again! Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Bowness.

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5 star review. We always appreciate it when guests take the time to post a review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you can visit us again in the near future.

Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great facilities, a prime location and a friendly host. Really couldn't ask for much more from a well priced guest house in Bowness. Minutes from the lake and a great view out on to the streets. Would highly recommend.

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lanark
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place to stay. Ideally situated in the centre of town but quite rooms . Spotlessly clean with friendly staff and a great breakfast to set you up for the day. Love the little complimentary sherry and biscuits before bedtime. We will be back again for a relaxing weekend

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we hope that you can return soon. We are always striving to give our guests the best experience that we can. Thanks again.

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

An excellent property, courteous and friendly hosts, very comfortable beds, very good breakfast. I would certainly recommend this guest house to anyone at all. An ideal location right in the heart of Bowness.

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very friendly staff who would do anything for you. In a great location close to the Lake and shops - walking distance. Breakfast was really lovely and organised well. The room was not overly large but none are in Europe. Our room overlooked the street and pub but noise was never an issue. Bathroom was compact and new and fresh....

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Karen. Thank you very much for your review and we are really pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us. As Virginia Cottage is made from the conversion of 2 Lakeland cottages we are restricted by the dimensions of the building and not being purpose built does make for differing rooms but this is part of the...

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night in August to celebrate his birthday and we throughly loved it. Shirley and Graeme who run the B&B are lovely people and when you check in, in your room, there are Shirley's homemade biscuits in room and they are amazing and worth staying here just for these. We stayed in the...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th August. The room was well presented and very clean. The owners kindly put a small fridge in from my prior request. The full English breakfast was delicious, my girlfriend really enjoyed the continental. Perfect place to stay if you have a dog, the owners were always on hand for any questions, suggestions or queries....

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Andrew. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us and hope that you can return soon.

Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Well, what can I say about this place. Amazing. Graeme and Shirley really know how to make guests welcome and comfortable. I cannot fault it in anyway. Beautiful decor, dining room, guest lounge and our room was incredible. So clean, and the soft furnishings and interior touches made this room a room you never wanted to leave. We had a...

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lucy. WOW!! thanks for all your great comments and as it is very rewarding when we get appreciation from our guests for the effort that we put into our business. See you soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights with our Boston terrier, really easy to find and a two minute walk from the lake.. what more could you want! Room was lovely, Bruce was impressed with the dog biscuit that was left for him and also the human biscuits were spot on! Breakfast was lovely and hosts were really welcoming and polite...

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VirginiaCott, Owner at Virginia Cottage Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with and we also hope you can return soon.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia Cottage is a quiet and relaxing guest house situated just two minutes walk from Lake Windermere, where you can catch the many ferry boats around the lake, and the centre of Bowness with its many bars, restaurants and excellent shopping. The cottage has WiFi throughout including the bedrooms. The Beatrix Potter Museum is less than 5 minutes walk away. It is ideally placed for seeing all that the Lake District has to offer and local bus services are 150m away. All rooms are en-suite, some with four poster beds and spa baths, and they include a TV with DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities with homemade biscuits, a fridge and hair dryer. Pets and children are welcome by prior arrangement in specified rooms, private parking is available and free leisure facilities can be enjoyed at the Old England Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Virginia Cottage Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: €92 - €166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Virginia Cottage Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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