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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have started to use The howbeck as a company for our staff when they visit and me and my wife stayed and we loved it - its a beautiful hotel, the high standard that its kept in really does add to the experience, we felt really relaxed and also felt very pampered just being in the room. The breakfast...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overnight stay started badly when my husband forgot his bank card to pay! The staff at Howbeck were wonderful and sorted out payment with pre-saved details and also phoned ahead to our restaurant for the evening Cafe Riva to organise the same. Nothing was too much trouble which saved the day! Great room (the Retreat) with plenty of hot...

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay here and it certainly lived up to expectations. we stayed in the Lingmoor room which was very spacious and well appointed. A lovely display of petals and a box of yummy chocolates was a surprise greeting for my wife on her 60th. The staff as ever were very helpful and the spa pass was an...

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Thank mlordy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a very lovely place to stay. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome. The room was spacious, clean and had everything we needed. The food was beautifully presented and delicious with great service. Thank you, we shall return.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location, only a few minutes walk from all the shops and restaurants in Windermere. The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. The room itself was nice, and cleaned very well. I wouldn't rate it as 5* when I compare it to other places that we've stayed though. Breakfast was nice. One suggestion for...

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Thank HJO20
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for just 1 night in the Meregill room. The room and bathroom spotless, with the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. The Sherry went down a treat! The room was very, very hot due to the radiator in the bathroom, luckily my husband managed to turn it off! Our only complaint! The lady...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Thought the hotel was in a great location. Not too far from the centre of Bowness which was perfect as we like the wall in which takes about 15 minutes. The room (the retreat) was lovely and very clean. We liked the fact it is not in the main part of the hotel so you feel a bit more private....

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Thank jsnow1986
Lancashire
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stay in Windermere every New Year's Day. We have previously stayed at the hideaway but that was fully booked. So we gave the howbeck a try. We booked in booking.com at £125. When we arrived we was given a room on the first floor basically next to the entrance which proved very noisy with people coming...

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Thank Chrisrampling2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Howbeck for a birthday break. Given the price/description of the hotel we expected luxury. What we found wasn't quite that. The floor was dirty and the 'retreat' smelt strongly of paint and bleach. Paid extra for champagne and chocolates which were nicely presented alongside fairy lights and rose petals. We required a cot which was provided....

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lancashire
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of December. Check in was very smooth, our room was the Greenburn which overlooked the main road, this wasn't a problem, we didn't notice any noise as such. The room was spotlessly clean with nice touches such as a small decanter of sherry and 2 glasses, chocolates and...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury AA Rated 5 star highly recommended, recently fully refurbished guest house just 2 mins walk from Windermere centre. A member of the "Best loved hotels of the world" all rooms have fantastic en-suites some with jacuzzis & massage showers. We have 1 luxury suite with private entrance and patio, double jacuzzi air bath, mood lighting, 2 tv's etc. If you are looking for somewhere special you will not find better in Windermere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Howbeck

Address: Howbeck New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $188 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howbeck 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we stayed in the Deepdale room but heard about a 4 poster bed room ;-) maybe you should ask,,,, either way the rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front are prone to some road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mlordy, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“luxury rooms have 4 posters etc”
 of 5 bubbles BoltonbigT, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We are sure all the rooms will be equally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles christinebQ6808DL, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Paying a bit extra for the four poster and spa bath was worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles traceyh253, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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