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Reviewed 16 September 2014

1st impression - very friendly, clean, quirky B&B with a relaxed feel. We were made welcome from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. Off the road parking is available. Lovely coffee & cake upon arrival. Ideally positioned for walking into both Bowness & for Windermere. The little touches made our stay special including chilling our champagne, offering...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we're delighted you enjoyed the Rum Doodle experience including our wonderful home-baked cookies!

Lancashire UK
Reviewed 15 September 2014

An excellent hotel - this was our first stay but will definitely not be our last, we hope to be back again soon. The hotel is full of character, its quirky and unique but incredibly comfortable and the Owners make you feel at home immediately. The breakfasts are brilliant and you will need a walk after them !

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much - just to be clear Room 5 is called Wish and Room 6 is Shute. Hope to see you back at Rum Doodle soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2014

We stayed at the rum doodle for two nights and nothing was to much trouble for Gregor and emma, quirky rooms but fantastic in this day an age of generic same same large chain hotels. Breakfast was very filling and set us up for fantastic day in the hills. Well worth booking and staying here.

Thank Ben S
Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

..and wow to you too! It makes us feel proud that Rum Doodle was so much appreciated. Thank you!

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

We spotted this gem in the Sunday paper on our last city break The ratings raved about the place and it's fair to say we were not disappointed The hosts were both excellent and service was great with lots of special touches The place is quirky but kitted out in style Breakfast served in our room and it's probably as...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we're delighted our award-winning Rum Doodle breakast went down so well. Hope to see you again soon!

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A wonderful welcome with a glass of wine. Great room with 4 poster bed and very clean. Owners very helpful with supplying ice for our G&T. The breakfast was excellent with a varied menu and nothing was to much trouble. Great location easy walk to Bowness or Windermere. Would highly recommend this and would stay again.

Thank Stephen S
Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Delighted you enjoyed your Gin at Rum Doodle!

Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights in August. Very friendly and helpful owners. Breakfast was lovely! We stayed in Room 5 - Wish and it was very comfortable. Really like the quirkiness of this place. Also very well located, being able to walk to the centre in about 5 minutes. Will definitely be back!

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! Look forwards to having you back with us at Rum Doodle again!

Reviewed 21 August 2014

I almost don't want to give a glowing review to this fabulous place as I know that it will soon become the sort of place that is constantly booked up and I won't be able to get a room.........perfectly placed, lovely and lovingly styled, comfortable, welcoming......in short, everything a great B&B should be........but if I don't get a room next...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Please don't sulk - just come back to Rum Doodle again soon! We're booking up quickly for the autumn which is perhaps the loveliest time to be in the Lakes.

Reviewed 16 August 2014

I cannot heap enough praise for this place. We spent our third wedding anniversary here in 2013 August 2013. We stayed in in the top suite which was surprisingly comfortable. The Couple that run it are very polite and serve a great English breakfast. The couple suggested places for us to visit, and we took up their suggestions, We went...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we're delighted you enjoyed Rum Doodle and doodling around the Lake District!

Reviewed 12 August 2014

We stayed at the B&B for a weekend break. We found the location really good - walking distance to WIndermere and Bowness on Windermere town centres. The B&B is quirky and has lots of interesting things around. The owners were really welcoming and friendly offering lots of helpful advice on what to do and see during our stay. The breakfast...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks, glad you enjoyed Rum Doodle! We don't usually have worries about portion sizes with our award-winning breakfasts. Most of our guests appreciate the quality and presentation of the food rather than having a plate piled high in order to privide the illusion of value. Of course, we are always happy to provide larger portions should our guests require...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is the perfect B&B for a trip to the Lake District. It's centrally located - a short walk to both Windermere town center and Bowness on Windermere - we didn't rent a car and were able to walk everywhere. The owners are lovely and make a fantastic breakfast that's included in your stay. They also have very thorough binders...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks - glad you loved Rum Doodle! It is possible to stand up in the attic rooms! However, if you are over 6ft tall the ground and first floor rooms might be more comfortable.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set midway between Windermere and Bowness, vintage-styled Rum Doodle B&B is just a 12-minute downhill stroll away from the famous lake. We offer country house quality in a B&B setting with Egyptian cotton linens, an award-winning breakfast and complimentary WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast

Address: Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $156 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Braemount House Hotel Windermere
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