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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Virginia Cottage was recommended to us, and we loved it, Really clean and Homely, The breakfast was first rate and the location hard to beat, close enough to everything but just settled far enough to be peaceful. Not a bad word for this place , the nice touches , home made biscuits, Sherry in the Lounge, Hot chocolate in your... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although our room was comfortable a little on the small side as was the bathroom the staff very pleasant and the breakfast was five star. A bonus for us was the free parking . The location was perfect.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and me have stayed here many times.Fab B&B in a perfect location.We love the friendly/family vibe of the place.The rooms are lovely.Breakfast is fantastic.The free pass to the local spa is a must.The complimentary homemade biscuits in the room are delicious.We wouldn't stay anywhere else.Love Bowness and love Virginia Cottage.Thanks for a brilliant mini break in The Lakes.... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic breakfast with lots of choice, perfect location , added bonus of the leisure facilities and free parking , economy room was small but everything we needed and also very quiet. Lovely people running the hotel , altogether a relaxing stay.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely place with great breakfast and very helpful and friendly owner. If I was to be over critical it would be that in our room the toilet was in a tiny room away from the sink and shower meaning you had to go to the shower room to use the sink. However, the unexpected upgrade to a four poster more... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virginia cottage is very impressive for the price they charge and the location of where it is. It also gives you access to the pool at the Macdonald Old England which charges well over double the amount per night. The room was clean and the staff were friendly. If I could fault it it would be that you have to... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed for one night but the room we stayed in was cozy and perfect for us, the owner was friendly and showed us where everything was and the breakfast was delicious. Great place and very central! In the middle of everything.

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Knottingley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family run lovely guest house, felt very comfortable after a very wet day around the lakes. Very central and parking easy enough over the road. The home made biscuit and the marmalade we're a great touch to an already nice place. It was a last minute idea to go that for us , that I'm sure will turn into a... More 

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Lancashire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Virginia Cottage a good few times now, just lovely.. Central location in Bowness for everything.. Spotlessly clean bed & breakfast, lovely rooms, spacious, warm and very welcoming. Graeme & Shirley put love into what they offer. Excellent breakfast, fantastic selection including Shirley's homemade lemon curd which is delicious on your toast in the morning. Take dogs in certain... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Catered for our every need, nothing was too much trouble, they have procured what few facilities they don't have themselves (parking, gym, pool etc) - best of both worlds. Excellent choice at breakfast and cooked breakfast was grease free too!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia Cottage is a quiet and relaxing guest house situated just two minutes walk from Lake Windermere, where you can catch the many ferry boats around the lake, and the centre of Bowness with its many bars, restaurants and excellent shopping. The cottage has WiFi throughout including the bedrooms. The Beatrix Potter Museum is less than 5 minutes walk away. It is ideally placed for seeing all that the Lake District has to offer and local bus services are 150m away. All rooms are en-suite, some with four poster beds and spa baths, and they include a TV with DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities with homemade biscuits, a fridge and hair dryer. Pets and children are welcome by prior arrangement in specified rooms, private parking is available and free leisure facilities can be enjoyed at the Old England Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Virginia Cottage Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $131 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Virginia Cottage Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We stayed in Room 10 lovely room with 4 poster bed and spa bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 321judithd, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best views are probably on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles richieactor, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the roadside so traffic could be a bit noisy when window was left open ”
 of 5 bubbles rinkydinkyrach, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We always stay in a 4 poster room. ”
 of 5 bubbles 02dec02, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back or on a higher floor are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Clare4948, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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