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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all when we arrived check in was a little table and a man with a clipboard, but that took forever. We just dropped our bags off and went out. When we returned at 12am, we couldn't get asleep until at least 2am or later because of the nightclub downstairs which shuts at 2am then everyone was outside our... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into this lovely looking pub, The bar manager that served us was pleasant, however while we were being served another couple were waiting to be served, the manager asked the other barman to serve them, and he replied who me, rudely he said to the couple what you want , clearly he was having a bad day and... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after a walk down the lake and in and out of the shops. we decided to stop off for a drink. i was delighted to see that the bar had football on and not only one game but two. beer was reasonably priced and very nice. although we didnt eat the food looked amazing and there was plenty being brought... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff.. great food cannot fault breakfast and perfect location right next to the lake... was perfect stay for me and my family. Would definitely stay again! No parking but not an issue closest car park only a short stroll away.. ;)

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great night, apart from next doors air con ! Using the gym pool facilities was an excellent addition to our stay, cracking breakfast! Bowness and the lakes are just the best place in the world for a break.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

on first impressions when collecting the key from the bar was it was very dull and full of mainly men drinking. However the welcome from the manager was warm the room overlooking the church was basic but clean and had coffee making facilities. Didn't fancy eating dinner there so opted to visit a new thai restaurant on the hill which... More 

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Ibiza Town, Spain
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived mid afternoon ,checked in by very helpful staff .Room although basic was clean .Location is excellent right by the lake ,the free use of the leisure facilities next door is brilliant real chill out time .Breakfast was well cooked and plenty of it ,served by friendly helpful staff .Thank you for a very pleasant stay

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Spent one Sunday night in The Windermere Suite. Lovely huge shabby chic room with 4 poster bed and area with settee and chair, coffee table to relax watching TV which is on wall bracket which swivels so you can watch from the bed. Lovely huge windows with views over church and Bowness. Not for people with mobility issues as rooms... More 

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Northamptonshire
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fabulous location, no local parking, you have to park in pay and display and the machine did not let you pay for 3 days in advance so we had to get up early every day to pay for another day. Hotel was clean, out room was lovely and big with a four poster.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in September, booked 2 four poster rooms. On arrival bar staff were very welcoming and helpful, they carried bags upstairs as there is no lift. The place is dated, but clean. Ensuite bathrooms have been modernised but the rooms look old and in need of a freshen up, we had creaking floors and cupboard doors. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Stags Head Hotel
Stags Head Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Additional Information about Stags Head

Address: Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: €74 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stags Head 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Kendal, United Kingdom

I was having my night out after work with my friends on 24th June when we decided to pop to Stags downstairs. The atmosphere was excellent, as ever, however this time something disturbing happened. I went to the bar downstairs on our arrival and wanted to order couple of drinks for my friends. As I approached the bar a petit, ponytailed black haired barmaid asked my what I was after. I said my order and then other of my friends joined as. I moved about 2 meters towards just to ask what did he want to drink which took me literally couple of seconds. When I turned back to the bar reaction of barmaid was at least shocking. She shouted at me never ever to leave the bar whilst ordering drinks. I tried to explain one more of my mates had just turned up, but then she interrupted me shouting even louder and pointing her finger straight to my face 'No, Listen! You have to stay here! ...etc...'. I've been frequent customer of Stags Heads for the last more than 10 years and nothing like that that had happened to me yet. Last week when we returned to the same bar with my other mate situation wasn't much better. We've been waiting on the bar to be serviced for about 20 minutes (!). People who came much after us were serviced whilst we were completely ignored. At this point big credit for not too tall barman with black short hair and beard. Only he turned up he serviced me instantly. Two other barmen turned out to be complete ignorant even thou I was trying to talk to them several times before the other, nice barman turned up. I'd like to ask a question if that is a usual routine of treating guests unpleasantly for some time? If yes, thank you for letting me know it, so me and my friends will choose other location for our following night out. Thank you.

5 months ago
London, United Kingdom

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