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Thornbarrow Rd, Windermere, LA23 2EW, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.1/10! (score from 210 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Thornbank Guest House.
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Golf course (within 3 km), Windsurfing, Hiking, Horse riding, Mini golf
Food & Drink
Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed lunches, Luggage storage
Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
12:00 - 21:00 hours
08:30 - 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 cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 210 reviews
Value for money
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Score from 131 reviews Very good
In the pretty centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, this traditional Lakeland house is below Biskey Howe viewpoint and offers home-cooked breakfasts and spacious, stylish bedrooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 416 reviews Fabulous
This family-run hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and has free parking, free Wi-Fi and fine food. The shops of Ambleside are a 10-minute stroll away.
Score from 437 reviews Superb
Located in the beautiful Lake District, Lonsdale House offers free Wi-Fi, cooked breakfasts and en suite rooms, and owns a prestigious Visit Britain Silver Award.
Score from 234 reviews Very good
Great attention to detail, friendly and helpful, nice comfortable room, lovely breakfast. Overall really nice vibe!
great breakfast, quiet & tidy room, friendly staff, lovely location, overall really nice & I'd definitely stay there again
shower could have had a bit more 'oomph', but was warm & room generally cozy, so only a minor issue
Choice on the breakfast menu Lots of helpful literature on things to do and see along with dinner recommendations. Very friendly and helpful owners, also very informative.
almost everything -especially the welcome
parking rather difficult at rear
Good B&B, it was exactly what we required for a night in the lakes. Good location to walk into both Windermere and Bowness. Good breakfast, all around good value for money
Bed was uncomfortable. Family room was very small. Breakfast was very ordinary - veggie breakfast was simply Full English minus meat.
I just liked everything about this bed and breakfast
It was in a great location situated between Windermere and Bowness, just a short walk from both. Mark and Jane were very friendly and welcoming and the room was spotlessly clean and very warm and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent and there was plenty to eat.
We found it a bit restricting that breakfast was served between 8.30 and 9.00. When you are having a break from work you don't always want to have to get up so early. We felt it was more for the convenience of them than their guests. Also it was difficult having to choose your breakfast the day before as you do not always know what you are going to feel like eating the next morning.
Gracious n helpful host Very filling n varied breakfast Clean n spacious room
Superb english breakfast, very fresh, made from local ingredients. Very friendly staff.
My girlfriend and I stayed here for my birthday getaway. Jane&Mark were very friendly and helpful. They really do go above and beyond their remit to satisfy their customers. Jane is fantastic, her smile is quite infectious...she gave me a cute bday card and even lent us umbrellas and coats when the weather got bad! I'll stay here again when next I visit the Lake District area ...you should too!
That I don't own a home in the area.
The warm welcome you receive from Jane and Mark, the quality of the finishes, the cleanliness and superb breakfast make this one of the best Guest Houses in the UK. Everything for a perfect trip in the Lakes District is provided. Thank you Jane and Mark you've clearly worked hard and I hope you get to enjoy the benefits.
Clean room and good host.
The owners are particularly pleasing and nothing is too much trouble
Staff were helpful with things to do and advice on the local area. Room was spacious and comfortable. Everything was great, would really recommend.
You are required to arrive for breakfast before 9am which isn't ideal if you want a slightly later start. Also the staff felt quite pushy to get us out as fast as possible on the day we left.
Plenty of advise on the surrounding area, very friendly owners, breakfast was excellent, good location with only a 10 minute walk from the lake or Windermere,room was nicely decorated and the bed was extremely comfortable,very enjoyable stay.
we were greeted by Jane who took time to show us various brochures and ideas of things to do ,suggested eateries etc which proved great. our breakfasts were superb our room was spotless and serviced daily it was comfortable just like being at home i would definately recommend Thornbank and will be back to stay when we return to the lakes
The location was perfect, a short walk to Windermere Town, or a short walkt to the lake and excursion boats, very friendly owners, nothing was to much trouble. Would definately return.
No shelf in the shower for soap, hair shampoo etc, and that's the only thing I can complain about. And for myself that's good as I normaly find a lot to complain about in the many hotels/b&bs we visit on our travels
A warm & friendly welcome from jane & mark, comfortable clean room & excellent choice of breakfast, guesthouse is in a great location. would recommend to family & friends.
View of the room near street is good, but a little bit noise when buses and cars passing. Breakfast is OK, but the time is too restricted. The tips provided by house holder is very useful
The room is quite hot at night somehow. So the sleep quality is not very good.
Personal and friendly attention; excellent breakfasts.
Some digital TV channels did not display quality pictures (all BBC channels were OK)
Location was excellent.
The location was spot on and the staff were very attentive
Nothing to complain about!
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