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Thornbarrow Rd, Windermere, LA23 2EW – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.1/10! (score from 203 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Thornbank Guest House.
|Front Facing King-Size Double Room|
|Family Room (3 People)|
|King-Size Double Room Rear Facing|
|Small Double Room|
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Golf course (within 3 km), Windsurfing, Hiking, Horse riding, Mini golf
Food & Drink
Special diet menus (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! 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 203 reviews
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Score from 259 reviews Superb
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Score from 345 reviews Superb
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Score from 401 reviews Superb
The Lamplighter features a top rated traditional restaurant, serving real ales and Lakeland specialities. In the heart of beautiful Windermere, the elegant rooms are large and airy.
Score from 265 reviews Very good
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.
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!
Lovely welcome. Lots of information. Great breakfast. Central location
Bed not too comfy
great location, good parking, very comfy bed, an excellant breakfast an all grilled.
Jane made sure we had lots of ideas of things to do and even got timetables for the boat and bus out ready for us. She also was able to recommend good places to eat. Very friendly and helpful.
Mark and Jane were very welcoming and pleasant. Jane offered us some good tips for things to do. Loved the walk to Post Knott and the Peak above it and our visit to Blackwell House recommended by Jane.
Having to have breakfast between 08.30 and 09.00 and having to order the night before. We booked a family room for two people as it was difficult to find anything available at the last minute. It was very expensive for what it was. From the reviews I expected more. It was just an ok bed and breakfast and not worth £135.00 a night !!! Probably our fault - but a lesson well learned. Didn't like our very small double bed.
We came back from Thornbank last week after a fantastic long weekend celebrating our 10th Wedding anniversary. It was positioned near to both Windermere and Bowness so going out for dinner and drinks was very easy. Our room was lovely and spacious and breakfast was just lovely. Mark and Jane were very warm and friendly welcoming us and offering lots of help with places to go and places to eat. Thank you so much - Vicky and Chris
The En-suite was spacious and the shower was fantastic. The bed was incredibly comfy and we really enjoyed a good nights sleep. The hotel was a perfect location being only ten minutes from Bowness. The quality of food for breakfast was fantastic and a great way to start your day!!
The room was clean, tidy and beautifully decorated. The en suite was also well maintained, and could not be faulted. Breakfasts were promptly prepared by Mark, and were always to a very high standard with a good choice of menu available. I also sensed that they may be prepared to cater for "one off" items if their workload permitted. The location is well within walking distance of the local attractions, and I have no hesitation in recommending Thornbank, and would not hestitate to stay with Mark and Jane again.
The only not so good experience was getting into and out of the adjacent car park! Reversing uphill through an arch could present some challenges to those not used to driving regularly, or perhaps lacking confidence in close maneuvers!
A very warm welcome and a spotlessly clean room make this guest house an excellent choice. There was a good choice of fruit, yogurt and cereal with the well cooked breakfast. We shall look forward returning.
All of it.
The weather was poor.
We stayed at Thornbank for one night, Jane was waiting to meet us and show us to our bedroom which was lovely and had everything we needed, We had a lovely breakfast with plenty of choice, Janes home made marmalade was the icing on the cake
We were only there for one night
I am very impressed by Mark and Jane. They totally serve their guests with their whole heart. I am sure that they are really enjoy in operating the guest house. I love to spend my holidays with our kids in Room 7. Hope the water heater will be better next time :))
the room is very clean, and the breakfast is pretty good. the location is good too.
not enough space
It's good for short stay
What can I say about Thornbank guest house !!!!! There to many positive things to mention. Friendly owner's very helpful with always a smile. Superb breakfasts lots to chose from. Good on site safe parking to the rear. Clean and comfortable rooms Great easy located walking distance for Windermere and bowness. Fresh towel's every day. Well the list goe's on !!!!! It's been a pleasure staying with my family at Mark's and Jane's Thornbank Guest house.So looking forward staying here again Thanks Vinny Jo & family Chester Cheshire
Excellent choices for breakfast. Good location being within walking distance of both bowness and Windermere. Excellent written recommendations of days out and places to eat. Each one we tried as excellent.
Lovely, spacious spotlessly clean room with large modern en suite (room2). Very friendly hosts
Great location, very helpful staff, lots of info.
Top room was very hot with unseasonally hot weather. One tip would be to keep the blinds & curtains closed during the day.
- Good location , well placed between Windermere and Bowness. - Decor of the rooms was excellent. Extremely neat and clean. - Jane and Mark are kind and helpful hosts. - Kids loved Molly , their 2 year old pet dog. - Nice, piping hot breakfast
Breakfast timing specified by the property tended to become restrictive since the children wanted to wake up at their pace.
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