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Well positioned for a short stroll down to the Lake , shops and restaurants.
The room was of good size and the bed comfy.
Good choice for breakfast would recommend the omelettes which were excellent.
Would definitely stay again in room 3 at the front.
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Thank Trevor C
Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 8 August 2016
Thank you for feedback from your stay. So pleased you enjoyed our hospitality and hope to see you again in the future.
Booked a 2 night stay asked if we could check in earlier as check in is 4pm ...replied 'no' straightaway
Requested a later checkout ...... 'no' was the reply.
Arrived and payment was demanded straightaway.
Breakfast window is between 845-9.30 am pre ordered by 8pm...More
1 Thank Shell B
Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 2 August 2016
Our check-in time is 4pm to 8pm. We try our best where possible to have rooms available earlier but we are unable to guarantee rooms are ready earlier than 4pm. Guests are welcome to park vehicles free of charge and leave luggage from midday onwards....More
Stayed at Holmlea for 3 days this week and was absolutely delighted with my choice of accommodation in Bowness. The situation of Holmlea is extremely convenient for all that is going on in Bowness. Gill, the landlady, couldn't do enough for us, the house was...More
Visited this guesthouse recently and was immediately impressed by how immaculate the whole guesthouse was. Gill the owner welcomed us and showed us to our room which was a twin one at the top of the house, we had booked this one because the double...More
We arrived early and were welcomed by Gill who confirmed we were able to check in as our room was ready. There is on site parking which is a real bonus for the lakes. Our room was spotless and very comfortable. There were lovely white...More
#29 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
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US$113 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Holmlea Guest House Bowness-On-Windermere, England, UK