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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3EJ, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 237 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Virginia Cottage Guest House.
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Sauna, Fitness Center, Spa, Massage, Indoor Pool
Food & Drink
Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Adults Only
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 8 years are welcome.
One child from 8 to 15 years is charged GBP 30 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Based on 237 reviews
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A one-minute walk from Bowness Bay, Laurel Cottage is a few minutes' walk from Lake Windermere and offers free Wi-Fi. Each bedroom has its own character with Victorian or Cottage decoration.
Score from 113 reviews Very good
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 143 reviews Wonderful
Located in a tranquil grounds, the family-run country house is a 5-minute walk from the center of town. Completely refurbished in 2009, it has a parking lot and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 146 reviews Excellent
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 277 reviews Very good
We liked the room that we were allocated the veiw was superb the breakfast was good and plenty of it.
the only critisisum would be that the toilet was cramped and you had to lock the door on the outside to stop it opening into the room
Stayed here a number of times ,always a friendly welcome, comfortable well appointed rooms with all mod cons and great location for amenities.Must also mention excellent breakfast in spacious surroundings
The room (basic double) was great Very comfortable and clean Breakfast lovely Proprietors and staff very friendly and helpful Dog friendly
Mouldy shower Sloping bed
On booking, I was impressed by the caring attitude of our hosts, Graeme & Shirley, who also posted an email of confirmation. They also attached travelling and stay details which made it easier for us to plan ahead. Their care last through the whole of our stay. Graeme even kindly took over the task of disposing of my old suitcase which I had to replace when the handle came off on our arrival. The guest house is in a very good location, hardly a three minute walk from the lakeshore at Bowness. It is nice, homely and clean. The breakfast is good, and you even have the continental option if, like me, you enjoy the English breakfast but find it too heavy to have it on a daily basis.
The guest house is located on a relatively "busy" road in one of the busiest areas of the lake district and there is hardly any space to pull up a small car on the side of the road to unload the luggage. All said, Virginia Cottage guests have free use of the car park which is a 2-minute walk up the road (but which can be very crowded during the week-end).
Convenience to the lake and shops and restaurants Comfortable bed and lovely refurbished bathroom Sherry and lovely homemade biscuits in the lounge and in our room was a nice touch Very nice breakfast
Nothing to dislike
Very comfortable 4 poster bed in a half panelled room with an excellent view across the town to the distant fells
can't think of anything that would fit into this category
Great location Clean & tidy Dog friendly Delicious breakfast Large room, tastefully decorated Parking provided
Entrance direct onto main road No garden for doggie breaks Quite noisy from road if room at front of house
Central location, friendly welcome and nice comfortable room. Good choice for breakfast. Recommended.
Everything very good.
Good breakfast clean and comfortable. I couldnt get the Internet to work
location room facilities at the spa
only negative shower didn't work properly (but everything else flawless)
The beautiful scenery of lake Windermere, the lovely shops and close proximity of everything. Beautiful stay and lovely people.
Extra touches provided by the hosts.The breakfasts were excellent as was the cleanliness of this B & B.
Nothing about this establishment to dislike
Owners very pleasant and helpful. Accommodation excellent and the breakfast superb! Central location with parking close by.
Nothing to dislike!
Could not fault anything
Location was fantastic. The building is a period property and full of charm. The room very tastefully furnished and comfortable. Breakfast was one of the best we have had with good quality produce obviously used.
Room overlooked road and slight noise outside on Friday and Saturday night but only minor problem. I am a light sleeper. Husband didn't hear a thing!!!
The facilities were excellent. Home made biscuits with the tea, coffee, etc. Fridge for use if desired. Well positioned to the little shops and we were warmly welcomed by Graeme. Good choice for breakfast and we were asked if we wished more tea or toast. Fantastic power shower and toiletries.
There were an awful lot of steps to get to our room. I have had a knee replacement and there were stairs to enter, stairs to the dining room and our bedroom. However it just meant I had to take my time and it was O.K.
Staff Location Accommodation Breakfast
Location, nearby parking, breakfast, welcoming hosts, lovely room , cleanliness
Excellent breakfast and service. We will definitely stay here again, next time we visit the Lakes.
The room we stayed in, Room 3, is rather cramped and next time we would choose a larger room.
i like this hotel very much. the location, the facility, the host are all excellent.
will definitely be back!!
Graeme was always approachable and very helpful. The breakfast was always fresh and ready for us. The place was immaculate and the atmosphere was very welcoming (bottle of sherry and biscuits in the lounge, biscuits and beverages in our room). The free access to a nearby Hotel's Spa facility was just some extra we didn't even expect to have with our booking. Perhaps the best value we ever had for our money!
There was only one thing I can mention, the WI-FI never seemed to work. Apart from that I have no complaints at all.
Location, easy access to Bowness centre with its many restaurants. Free parking and free use of leisure facilities at MacDonald hotel spa was a great bonus. Friendly host.
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