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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights here over Christmas 2016 with some friends. The restaurant was very good, food was lovely, the staff were very efficient and helpful, and the bar prices were reasonable. Our room was just OK. It was a little dated and well used but it was clean and fairly large. We were supposed to have a "Lake View...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wish we had booked longer. Got a 1 night deal here dinner b&b in a room with a private hot tub on the balcony overlooking the lake, heaven! . Staff, rooms and meals were perfect. This is without doubt the best hotel we have stayed in in the Lake district and will definitely be returning.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the hotel is lovely, room is small but clean and in a fantastic location. This evening we visited the SPA which has reopened today due to refurbishment, the SPA was really nice Decor with a bar attached, we stayed here for around 2 hours relaxing in the jacuzzi, sauna and steam room however when returning to the changing rooms...

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Burnside H, Manager at The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Further to your recent review we must express how deeply offended we have been upon reading your review, and the personal accusations you made towards our valued member of staff. We would like to say that we have NEVER, in our 30 years of trade, ever, had a report of, or been accused of, stealing anything from our spa changing...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice, 2012 & last week. The refurbishments are fantastic including a pub in the spa area that serves onto the pool side, always a plus to have Prosseco in the Jacuzzi. Both rooms have been excellent quality for a family, clean, spacious and comfortable. walking from here and access to lake and shops is great. Even...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend booked this for my birthday. We have stayed in the Lindeth before but couldn't as it is closed for refurbishment. The hotel has a great location. 5 minutes walk to the lake. The room we stayed in had been refurbished but was so small. If we had known it was so small we would have paid more (we...

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Thank stacyt62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were clean and well presented! All staff were very friendly and helpful! Really enjoyed the stay! Only a short walk away from Bowness and the lake! We stayed in a lake view hot tub room and couldn't fault it! Highly recommend

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1Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time we've stayed in this hotel and it's definitely one to visit again. The hotel has a lovel spa, complete with steam room sauna and 2 jacuzzi's! However, today's trip to the spa wasn't so perfect. The lockers didn't lock, meaning that customers risked losing their belongings in unlocked lockers. Also, the jacuzzi temperature was quite...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel suite was very spacious with a lake view. The room would have benefitted from a table lamp on the dressing table, evening lighting in the room was poor. Dinner in the restaurant was average taking one hour and fifteen minutes to be served with main course after ordering. No starter was ordered. Only three tables were dining in...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second visit to this hotel. It's location is fantastic. The spa is just amazing. It's all semi dark with up lit pool jacuzzi steam sauna and plunge pool. You could spend all day in here with no windows and a bar as well. The semi lighting is a slightly surreal experience. The hotel has a cinema room...

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Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommended this Hotel highly enough. As part Of a party of 14 we stayed on the two night New Year package. The food was delicious and The presentation amazing taking into account the number of guests at the Gala dinner. The service was first class and the staff were extremely pleasant, they could not do enough for you. Bedrooms...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just minutes from Lake Windermere and the bustling village centre of Bowness, the Burnside Hotel offers full leisure and beauty facilities, two restaurants, a bar and a selection of bright, modern bedrooms as well as traditionally decorated bedrooms set in beautiful grounds with stunning views of Lake Windermere. Guests have free access to our leisure facilities including a pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, gym, squash and badminton courts, 2 snooker tables and relaxing beauty treatments are also available. Featuring a TV and free tea/coffee each room at the Burnside also has warm, colourful decor. Silhouettes Restaurant serves both modern and traditional cuisine, using local produce. In Harleys Bar conservatory, the Bistro provides a light menu. Guests can take afternoon tea or dine on the lake view terrace. In the Lake District, the Burnside offers free parking and is 30 minutes' drive from the M6. Shops, boutiques and restaurants in the centre of Bowness are a 5-minute walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa

Address: Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $160 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Not all Lake View Rooms have a good view of the lake”
  • Lake view - camera on full zoom !!
  • Lake - in the distance over the trees !!
 of 5 bubbles IanCwinginit, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front of hotel have views of lake and fells, but hotel surrounded by beautiful countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles amandahL9259YE, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Snug double is more-affordable but very small!”
 of 5 bubbles 43annabels, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake views are in the distance there are hotels nearer to the lake”
 of 5 bubbles V4046DHjohnd, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with Hot tubs are great.”
 of 5 bubbles baristaboy42, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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