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Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 2JJ, United Kingdom – Show map
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Luggage storage
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
14:00 - 22:00 hours
08:00 - 10:30 hours
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Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children or adults are charged 100 % of the room stay per night per person when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years are charged GBP 15 per person per night for children's cots/cribs.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 25 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Set in an 18th-century coaching inn in the tranquil village of Ambleside, The White Lion offers easy access to the Lake District National Park and the popular destination of Grasmere, 4 miles away.
Score from 91 reviews Very good
Located just 1 mile from Lake Windermere, The Coppice features rooms with a free decanter of sherry. It offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking.
Score from 278 reviews Very good
This charming traditional stone and slate guest house is situated close to the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere. Guests have free use of the leisure facilities at Old England Spa, a short walk away.
Score from 239 reviews Superb
On the shores of Lake Windermere, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa has an award-winning restaurant, luxury beauty spa and scenic views. Windermere centre is a 20-minute walk away.
Score from 371 reviews Very good
Bed in room 3 very comfy. Breakfast good and vegetarians well catered for. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Room 3 very noisy.
Four poster bed Breakfast Staff
Tiny shower Small room
Room was average
Location was perfect. Breakfast was pretty good too
Bed wasn't the comfiest. mainly because the pillows were pretty hard and i ended up with a headache because of it. we didn't really sleep much overnight and both got up for breakfast worn out. Could do with a few improvements to make it comfier really. lil bit disappointed
Conveniently located near amenities. Also within walking distance to World of Beatrix Potter and Lake Cruise jetty.
Poor internet connection.
Lovely bed and the room is cute .near the lake as well
Room good staff friendly but other residents didn't care about others banging doors ect
En suite needs major up dating dirty ceiling cracks in between tiles rusty radiator
we arrived early and shown straight to our room. Room 9 on the top floor with views of the Lake, lovely. 4 poster bed, very comfy. Sherry and sweets, very lovely. The staff were lovely and the breakfast was delicious, cooked fresh and the scrambled egg was the best ever. We will definitely return.
Staff were very courteous and friendly, room was spacious and breakfast was well cooked and tasty.
Listed in booking.com as ‘no pets' however, during our 2 night stay, we were aware of 3 dogs in the hotel. Staff confirmed that they were 'pet friendly'. Very limited parking,
You could not fault the location. 5 minute walk from the lake which was perfect The staff very helpful and polite and tight but adequate parking
Unfortunately the accommodation was very dated and shabby in places. the bedroom was dusty with marked, old carpets. The curtains were no longer cream and the nets were hanging off from behind them. There was an awful smell of damp in the ensuite which had caused mould to form on the ceiling due to lack of an extractor fan. There was a huge amount of dust and fluff in the grid of the radiator which was a little off putting. Also damp bed sheets. Such a shame about the upkeep and cleanliness as everything else really was great.
The owner and staff were great. Always helpful. We might go back to the same area in 2 years. If we do we will stay at Lonsdale House. Food was great and the location close to everything.
Wi Fi didn't work on the top floor. But when we returned for our second stay, we were on the first floor and Wi Fi worked as it should.
Location breakfast staff
Only thing was the bathroom could do with a update.
The hotel is in the process of re-decoration and is being done in a very stylish and unique way. The staf were friendly and helpful, the rooms comfortable with some nice touches - like a glass or two of sherry!
Parking space was limited and quite hard to access - the downside of the central location
Our stay at the Lonsdale was fantastic. We were greeted at the door and shown to our room earlier than check in time .Our room was beautiful you could see lake from there, it was very spacious and clean . Would definately stay here again 10 out of 10 .
Didn't find anything to dislike
Family rooms. Comfortable double bed. Good value
Uncomfortable single beds Not enough parking Mediocre cooked breakfast..... fresh coffee, fresh mushrooms would have improved it.
Location, nice room and view.
Comfortable room, Lake view, right in the middle of Bowness so very handy for all the tourist attractions and restaurants
Staff were great. Breakfast very nice. Location brilliant. Clean.
Our room had a big 4 poster bed, but it was too small for our 2 big suitcases. Great if only travelling for a weekend, but not for us who had big cases for 5 week trip. Didn't like people smoking on entries of guesthouse. Especially as our window opened to front door entry.
Staff very pleasant couldn't do enough for you..food was good...clean enough .
Top floor no lift not much choice in drink on bar... Few things needed attention
Every thing else was v.good
Parking was a nightmare.They need to have a arrangment for other near parking.
Decor, four poster bed, and fabulous breakfast.
staff friendliness and very quick with breakfast
lack of proper bathroom, as husband quite large he could only just fit in the very small gap to access the shower,and washbasin being in room not ideal. parking absolute nightmare if you have anything bigger than a city car !
Closeness to everything available. Staff very friendly.
Our room next to street, too noisy.
The house was tastefully decorated, I enjoyed the comfortable bed although I could'nt sleep. The friendly lady on reception when we arrived, the breakfast was nice and the location was perfect. I thought my stay was value for money and I am looking forward to going back.
I didnt like the car park or should I say the lack of it, but all worked out in the end so really no stress.
Four poster bed, nice furniture, tea and coffee, sherry and sweets! Classic décor good breakfast friendly staff. Good location 10 mins from lake.
Ensuite tired and dated shower cubicle too small! Non adjustable shower head.
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