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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a pleasant hotel however it definitely lacks the special touches that would make it 5 star. Our room, The Mickeledon was overall nice. However on closer inspection it was a little rough around the edges. Flaking paint around Windows, bubbled and peeling effect on top of dressing table and a handle also missing. The duvet cover was old...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic !! No other words for it !! Superb room clean, fresh and well stocked with tea..coffee...water , toiletries the bed is huge !!! And very comfortable Breakfast perfect everything you could possibly want .. cereal , toast hams, cheese cold meats ! Fruit juice then followed by either full English /Cumberland breakie with mushrooms and black pudding !!! Tomorrow...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place to visit, not far from Bowness on Windermere just over 1 mile. The owners & staff had thought of all the little extras, everything spotless & of a high standard. Breakfasts were also amazing. Definitely recommend.....

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Thank Pauline H
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Unfortunately we were expecting a 5 star experience but it was more like 3 star. We booked 2 superior rooms and they were both so different. One being almost half the size of the other. Both rooms very dark as was the rest of the guest house. The lounge if you can call it that had a mini bar that...

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Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We came for my partners birthday, fantastic room, prosseco on ice in our room, the breakfast the next day was out of this world. Not oily, all cooked perfectly! The staff were very attentive and friendly! Highly recommend ☺️

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Thank Danielle D
Rochdale
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stayed at The Howbeck for 2 nights last week and had a wonderful time. The hotel was lovely, staff were really friendly and we had a fab room. Breakfast was gorgeous and we can't wait to stay there again.

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Thank fazza71
Newcastle
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A five star experience in every aspect from staff, room, food and romantic extras. Located close to Windermere centre we booked The Howbeck for a romantic two night break A warm welcome from the lady in reception who showed us to our room with a four poster bed, spa bath and decorated with rose petals and romantic lighting around the...

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Thank greatfoodnortheast
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice little hotel. Location is great for exploring Windermere and the lake. Room were left unattended and open during cleaning which wasnt ideal. Nice breakfast and very friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Ad69dk
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the Windergill. Was a really nice room, nice and modern and clean. Breakfast was lovely although we found the vegetarian breakfast a bit random. The vegetarian sausages were a bit like veggie burgers (although nice not what I would have for breakfast). Also some potatoes in a creamy cheesy sauce, more for dinner but...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

From the second we arrived the staff were welcoming friendly and approachable. Our room was perfect with a luxurious four poster bed complete with fairy lights and rose petals! The bathroom was very clean with a well sized spa bath and shower. Breakfast was delicious with plenty of choice. Good WiFi. Well located for both Windermere and Bowness. Would recommend...

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  • Free Parking
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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 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howbeck 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“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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