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The Old Courthouse
Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3AP – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 126 reviews)
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Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Pets are not allowed.
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nothing everything was spot on
The friendliness and helpfulness of staff and very good breakfast
very small parking area for 6 cars. The poor facilities of our small bedroom -- washbasin in the room and very small shower room with bifold door.
Lovely Breakfast. Very Nice People. Comfy beds. Great Location of an evening.
Car Parking bit awkward...too small.
Hearty breakfast, friendly owners, great location. Good value for money
Small car park, need to get there early to claim a place. Close to main road so could b noisy for light sleeper.
Within walking distance of restaurants. pubs, the lake and the boats to Grasmere and Beatrix Potter's farm. Probably your best location base for touring in this area. Bus stop is right outside the door.
Was a little bit noisy from nearby pub activity on our first night's stay.
Right in main street. Could walk to lake, uphill coming back. Good breakfast.
Car park was big enough for three cars comfortably. First night there were six cars squashed in.
The friendliness of the staff, the location and the excellant freshly cooked breakfast
The staff were really good and friendly. The breakfast was excellent. We had a problem with the bed the first night but the staff resolved the issue right away.
In the rooms overlooking the car park the noise from the road traffic was really noisy, but it was necessary to open the window because the weather was so warm.
Very friendly clean and welcoming
Central location, comfortable room, all aspects were just wonderful
Breakfast was great room was good size and great ensuite
Mattress on bed was awful
Location was excellent being close to restaurants, pubs, shops and the ferries. Sue was a friendly and welcoming host. The bed was comfy.
The shower was very tiny and the breakfast timings were restrictive.
This was an ideal location for my stay in Windermere. The room was just right, clean and comfortable in every detail. The ensuite bathroom was small with only a shower, but the facilities were modern and worked excellently - perfect for me. Sue was friendly, attentive to guests and prepared wonderful breakfasts. I enjoyed the bright, small first floor dining room with garden view which made it easy to greet other guests each morning. As a solo traveler I found it a warm and friendly place in the center of a walkable town with plenty to do and see, and within walking distance of the WIndermere train station which was also important to me. Sue is very accommodating to the individual needs/requests of her visitors, and provided me a special breakfast on the morning of my departure when I had to leave very early to catch a train.
The entrance is hidden, which has both advantages for privacy and disadvantages for someone unfamiliar with the location. I thought it was easy to miss, especially in the pouring rain, which it was when I arrived. There is no real entrance hall and it seems tight when you are coming in with luggage. There are stairs right up to the doors of the upstairs rooms, so you have to be very careful entering and exiting your room - there is no landing place at your door.
We were close to access to local attractions and restaurants.
Very cramped room. Only one chair in the room. No lounge facilities. Shower recess very small.
good breakfast, ideal location, comfortable accommodation, friendly staff, good value for money, on-site parking
Comfortable bed, excellent breakfast and prime location
Staff and breakfast great
Nothing not to like
Alison and her staff were very helpful and friendly, the room was clean and tidy, and the food was excellent, made our weekend very peaceful and relaxing
nothing, all good
Great location.. Friendly staff.. Good facilities and great breakfast. Highly recommend
Hosts friendly and helpful, the room clean and comfortable. Great breakfasts.The guesthouse is only a short stroll to the centre of town and lake.A challenging walk (uphill) to Winderness town centre but worthwhile. All in all, a home away from home
Sue the friendly hostess and the location was good.
This property is tired and in need of refurbishment. The room was small very basic and stuffy. The toilet and shower were in a tiny space with a folding door so very little privacy. The sink was in the bedroom area. The dining room was too small for the number of guests which made eating breakfast an uncomfortable exoerience and the breakfast itself was very basic.
Had a great break at the old courthouse. Central location, comfy rooms, lovely people, great breakfast.would definitely recommend.
Nothing, everything was perfect.
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