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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hidden Gem


Full view
83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
33Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
My partner and I stayed here in September 2018 and were initially surprised at how small the building is, however, upon our stepping inside we were amazed at just how much was there! A lady greeted us as we entered and informed us of the whereabouts of our room, which was easily
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Due to my better half’s work commitments we took our Valentines get away a little early this year. The Hotel is situated just off the main road between Windermere and Bowness. Windermere is only a 5 minute walk away, Bowness was a £3.70 taxi ride. The property was immaculately
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The romantic package was lovely, breakfast was delicious and staff were great. Parking a little tight so I should imagine in busy summer season it may be difficult to get a space. The room was beautiful and the spa bath was heaven.
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Really nice place to stay, only a couple of mins walk to Windermere and about 10 mins walk to Bowness on Windermere. Staff were very friendly and accommodating and the breakfast was fabulous. We took advantage of the 15% off voucher (at reception) at The Flying Pig and had a
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My wife and I stayed here from 18th to 20th Jan. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to help us. We stayed in the Lingmell room, which was a lovely room and the bed was very comfortable. My only negative about the room was I felt the bathroom and shower were a
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Response from ColinM3128, Owner at The Howbeck
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your 5 star rating, We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your comments. All of our rooms are different and vary in size, We would love to welcome you back to The Howbeck, Warmest regards,
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The Retreat
Our Bed
Lingmell Room
Our room was called Glendinning, and all the rooms have equally charming names.
Hi there, We have a free car park at the back of the hotel
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It’s rated independently by visit Britain, Cumbria tourism and AA 5 gold star guest house.
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We went to Howbecks with Trafalgar tours for a tour and lunch. We enjoyed the experience. I do know they have camping facilities but I have no further knowledge. The meal we had was great, especially the desserts.
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When we visited yes it was included a d freshly made. They also tweaked so we could changes freshly cooked and well worth it
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The Howbeck is a minute walk from Windermere town center and a 15 Minute walk down to the lake. Alternatively you can catch a taxi which takes a few minutes.
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"Upgrade to a suite , very spacious"
"Not one at the front."
"All the staff are very friendly so just mention to them if you have any special requirements."
"The Retreat suite is excellent"
"good location"
US$138 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the howbeck hotel windermere
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictWindermere
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