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Sunny Bank Road, Windermere, LA23 2EN, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9/10! (score from 180 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Rum Doodle, Windermere B&B.
|King or Twin Room|
|King Room with Four Poster Bed - Ground Floor|
|Small Double Room|
|Double Room with Four Poster Bed - 1st Floor Front|
|Superior Four-Poster Room|
|Double Room with Four Poster Bed - 1st Floor Side|
|Superior Double Room - Attic|
|Suite - Attic|
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Golf course (within 3 km), Hiking
Food & Drink
Breakfast in the room, Special diet menus (on request)
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
16:00 - 21:00 hours
09:00 - 10:30 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 10 years are welcome.
Children's cots/cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 180 reviews
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The family-run Lakes Lodge guest house is situated in Ambleside, 800 metres from Lake Windermere. It offers en suite rooms and a full English breakfast in the morning.
Score from 266 reviews Superb
Situated in the heart of the village of Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness Bay Suites overlooks Lake Windermere. The ferry terminal and the marina are 3 minutes' walk away.
Score from 107 reviews Superb
Just 550 metres from Windermere Railway Station, in the town centre, the Hideaway at Windermere provides modern bed and breakfast accommodation with stylish rooms and great service.
Score from 85 reviews Exceptional
The Cumbria Grand is set in 25 acres of gardens and woodlands, and is only a 15-minute drive from Lake Windermere. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas.
Score from 280 reviews Good
Owner was welcoming, and the breakfast was really good
Although not a fault of Rum Doodle itself, high winds caused the windows to rattle giving a sleepless night
On site parking was useful and we used public transport to local areas. Quiet area yet within comfortable walking distance of shops and amenities in either Windermere or Bowness We stayed in twin bed room on ground floor - VERY comfortable beds! Warm welcome with coffee and home baking Both Gregor and Emma took time to make us feel welcome A great find!!
Very noisy in bedroom 1, the bathroom was dark and dingy. Rooms not in line with photos on web.
Lovely building, quirky touches, welcomed with coffee and cake, good breakfasts and great location. Great attention to detail.
Shower a bit weak, wifi didn't work on my side of the room but hey you're on holiday. Go out and have fun instead.
Attic suite gave us plenty of space, large bedroom, separate lounge with the TV and tea making facilities and a separate bathroom. Nice soft towels and there were a couple of dressing gowns provided which was a nice touch. Very nice breakfasts. The placee is situated probably slightly closer to Bowness than Windermere, but as there is only a mile between the two, it's easily walked in either direction. Bowness probably had more interest for us in the evenings than Windermere as a far better selection of restaurants (we thought).
Main car park is very steep with a tight drive in, not too good for a largish low slung car like mine, more suited to something smaller or a 4WD. To be fair though, there are 4 easier to park spaces the other side of the property. Windows in the attic suite bedroom start low, so you need to keep the blinds down when changing.
Very welcoming host. Lovely rooms and the breakfast table in the window was fab, as was breakfast itself.
Lacklustre shower. The bathroom mirror needs re positioning as it's too low for anyone over 5ft 6" to use without continually stooping.
The staff, the rooms, the whole feeling of the hotel
Very pleasant hosts, excellent accommodation and good food. A really lovely place to stay. Thoroughly recommend anyone to stay here.
Nothing it was all great
Warm welcome . As said before - excellent breakfasts . B & b owner very helpful and friendly . Beds very comfortable and all very clean -all together a very happy stay .
Purely personal - as a person with difficulty getting up steps it would be helpful if there was perhaps a wooden rail as opposed to metal to be in keeping with house .
Fab, quirky, stylish decor. Very friendly staff. Home from home atmosphere and superb food. Couldn't ask for more!
The place was decorated really nicely, the coffee in the room was yummy, the bed was super comfy, the staff were really helpful, great to have off road parking, breakfast was great and so easy to walk to Windermere.
Our bedroom could do with repainting, but only a really minor thing. The place is fab!
Lovely breakfast - especially having it in the room (Shute - 6). Comfortable bed. Excellent hosts, very friendly and helpful - ask for their recommendations on walks and eating out. Decent wifi connection.
Minor negatives that shouldn't put you off booking: The room showed some barely noticeable signs of wear and tear. The bathroom could do with updating. The power-shower does the job perfectly well but could do with a bit more pressure.
We are a party of six which stayed in 3 separate rooms at Rum Doodle during our trip in Windermere. Emma has been very helpful and provided us with home-made chocolate cake and cookies on the day of arrival. Also our luggages were taken care of and carried to the upper floors. Breakfasts were very well made,the bedrooms and dining room were beautifully designed, all that naturally brings out the good mood to start a day. Without a doubt I will recommend this place to anyone looking for a comfortable stay in the Lake district.
Location, car parking. Friendly hosts, splendid breakfasts. All in all a very comfortable stay in Windermere.
From the minute I booked I was so impressed with the couple who own the rum doodle, what a lovely couple, rooms immaculate, location was perfect, breakfast was one of the best, would defiantly recommend it :)
Great night sleep and great breakfast. Loved Emma and Greg.
Bathroom faciities were comfortablebut could be improved. Rooms a bit small but comfortable.
Very friendly helpful hosts. A B&B with much more charm than a hotel chain.Loved it, would definitely recommend this place to friends & family.
The owners were very friendly and the food was excellent.
Beds were not very comfortable.
Friendly staff ,unique space and great breakfast.from the time we arrived to the moment we left nothing was too much trouble . I would definitely stay again !
Shower was a little temperamental
Location was perfect, fabulous choice of breakfasts with something a little different on offer. Freshly cooked, the hosts couldn't do enough.
Friendly welcome with a glass of wine. Lovely house and our room was nice and cosy. The breakfast was really good. The owners were very helpful with advice of where to eat and go for nice walks.
Friendly staff and a warm welcome with tea and cake Comfortable rooms nicely decorated Great location Fab breakfast
Slightly dated/dark bathroom
The warm and friendly welcome with tea, coffee, cake. The friendliness of the staff. Brilliant location, guest house was spotless, presentation of rooms was excellent. The breakfast was superb. The owners caterer very well for anyone whom has special dietary needs. Over all a wonderful experience and we will be back. Many thanks to everyone we will be back. Best wishes. Aubrey & Friends.
There was nothing not to like. It was just great from start to finish.
Excellent hosts, very welcoming with the tea and slice if cake on arrival. Decor was beautiful, you felt at home and relaxed. Bedroom was nice too. Breakfast was cooked of a high standard it was perfect. Would love to bisit again
Not a big problem, but when i went to make a drink in our room for first time the teapot had cold tea in it, obviously forgotten to check when cleaning room prior to us coming. And water pressure in shower was not great, but other than that theres nothing else
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