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Fallbarrow Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3DJ, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 190 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Bay House Lake View Guest House.
|Classic Double Room with Lake view|
|Standard Double Room with Lake View|
|Economy Double Room|
|Small Double Room with Lake View|
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Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Packed lunches, Express check-in/check-out, Luggage storage, Private check-in/check-out, Ironing service, Fax/photocopying
Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout, Adult only
12:00 - 17:00 hours
09:00 - 10:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 190 reviews
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In Bowness village, a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere, this award-winning Victorian guest house still retains many of its original features.
Score from 240 reviews Superb
With wonderful views across Waterhead Bay and Windermere, the family-run Lake House offers cooked breakfasts and leafy gardens. The 4-star bedrooms have DVD players.
Score from 394 reviews Fabulous
Set in a traditional Victorian house, Annisgarth Bed and Breakfast offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and Lake Windermere is just a 10-minute walk away.
Score from 135 reviews Superb
Built in 1845, The Laura Ashley - Belsfield Hotel stands in 6 acres of gardens with unparalleled views over Lake Windermere. The hotel has an indoor pool, sauna and putting green in the grounds.
Score from 393 reviews Fabulous
great bfast + lovely home made cake
our room (esp bathroom) looked pretty worn out - but then we were told that the rooms will undergo a complete refurbishing!
maxine and graham were excellent hosts fab location and the home made cake in the rooms was a treat mnnnn excellant stay with a good choice for breakfast will deffinatly be comming back loved the home made jams and personal touches and cannot wait to see the revamped rooms in 2015
Wonderfully warm welcome from Maxine and Graham. Car park pass and directions (it is very near). Superb Cumbrian breakfast - best ever. Great location near shops, pubs and restaurants. Recommended restaurant was ACE!
Maxine and Graham are warm, welcoming and friendly. Room is comfortable and location is great. Lovely cooked breakfast. Will stay again soon.
Compact room. Breakfast times 08 :15 to 09:00 could be extended to 09:30.
The owners were friendly and attentive. The breakfast was excellently cooked and tasted wonderful. The homemade jam is a 'must eat & buy'. Position was close to amenities and lake. Maxine and Graham are refurbishing this year and prices must go up but will still be excellent value. We will definitely returning.
Less efficient heating system
Everything at this Bed and Breakfast was excellent. Couldn't find a fault. The owners were very friendly, and cooked a amazing Cumberlain Breakfast. If you didn't like a cooked breakfast there was something else to choose from. The rooms were very clean, had a good sleep in the beds. Location was very good, close to shops, restaurants and the harbour. I would deffinetly go back to this B & B.
Nothing to Report!!
The little finishing touches like the fresh homemade cake in the room daily. Breakfast was lovely, well cooked and fresh.
This was booked very last minute and after checking out other reviews we decided to give Bay House Lake View 'a go'. We stayed with Maxine and Graham for 2 nights in October and from the moment we walked through the door, we were made to feel very welcome and at ease. There were some fabulous little touches here which gave a lovely homely feel, including homemade jam and marmalade at breakfast, daily homemade cake in your room (the ginger was fab!), locally sourced sausage, bacon and eggs for breakfast - which certainly sets you up for the day. Our room was a compact one, which we knew when we booked, however it did have a smashing view of the lake! It was comfy, spotlessly clean and had beautiful, soft, white towels and crisp bed linen. Maxine and Graham are very friendly, helpful and attentive without being intrusive - nothing was too much trouble. Maxine knew we were going out for the morning and gave us a parking pass which covered other areas of the South Lakes. Bay House holds a prime position, yet still peaceful enough to allow a good nights sleep. In short - a little gem!! Keep up the good work Maxine and Graham, we'll see you again sometime.
Good B&B for short break. Nice breakfast, room clean and comfortable. Owner friendly and helpful. Fantastic location
Room bit small. Free car parking but a walk away from premises
The room was shabby looking, could have been cleaner, needed decorating and mould on the ceiling above the shower. Rust on the chrome rack in the 'tiny' shower room, toilet brush dirty. In all, grubby.
Location is superb, right in the centre of Bowness, but the hotel is situated down a quiet lane so we did not get any street noise. The hotel supplies a free parking voucher for the main car park, which is about 50 metres away from the hotel. The owners are very friendly and enthusiastic, they were discussing the future plans for the renovation of the property, breakfast was excellent, as was the courtesy cake in our room. I can't wait to get back. Highly recommended.
I cannot put down every little detail on how Maxine & Graham have done their best to run this B&B, including quality of breakfast, service, house keeping, toiletry product ......I only regret that I did not buy their home made fruit jam.
central position to town, quiet area, lots of eating places within 500 metres, excellent breakfast and hosts.
the room we had was small but adequate, lots of stairs.
Our room was nice, we slept well, we had a view of Windermere, Maxine's homemade jams were amazing, and she went out of her way to help us. Good value in every way. We found a restaurant nearby with gluten free food.
Parking is a few meters off site but provided in the price. Because the old streets are so small, the house was hard for us to find but well worth the trouble once we got there.
Maxine and Graham two very nice and aminiable people,excellent breakfast and beautiful home made cake every day in your room,plus the added bonus of free courtesy parking one minutes walk away.great location we will definitely be returning.
Just a small gripe could do with a chair or two in the bedroom hate sitting on the bed,but in all fairness they are in the process very shortly of refurbishing and are aware of this.
The house owners are very friendly and helpful. Their home made breakfast is quite good as well. Most of all, the location is excellent to explore the lake district.
The room is a little bit too small for two people.
Everything from the initial greeting to the homemade cakes in the room, the view, the breakfast variety, the surprise birthday card and chocolates, the proximity to everything you want from this kind of trip, the parking permit and the farewell when we left. We would definitely recommend to our friends and family
Having to leave
Locality, friendliness of owners, and value for money.
Very friendly owners, lovely guest house which couldn't have been closer to pubs, shops and the lake. Loved the little economy double room, great value and a great room with a very comfortable bed. There was even homemade chocolate cake in the room for us! The breakfast was great and I recommend buying some of the homemade raspberry jam before you leave. Couldn't recommend this place more highly.
the view from the bedroom window! Maxine & Grahams' breakfasts! cosy room and comfy beds! lovely location.
Maxine &Graham were great hosts.The breakfast was cooked to order,excellent.We were with our American friend and we were more than happy with our choice of accommodation.We could walk to the lake and shops and restaurants.
Only the weather on the 2nd day .rain!!
This B &B is very close to the lake and town centre. It is very central to most resorts and amenities. Restaurants and pubs are a walking distance away. The breakfast was ok. The bed was comfortable.
The room was unbelievably small. The shower room/toilet is the smallest I have ever seen!
The owners were friendly ..informal.n very accomodating ..room spotless..tea coffee milk..homemade cake n biscuits in room.shower was lovely..location perfect.breakfast perfect .lot of choice
There was nothing we didnt like .it was just what we were looking for .a home from home ..we were very pleased with everything.it was my birthday and they even acknowledged it by putting chocolate in the room
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