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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Enjoyable stay at Holmlea b&b .Spotless room very comfortable bed with crisp white bed linen.Excellent breakfast ,owners very welcoming and helpful, and property only 5min walk to town centre and Lake .Would book again .Thanks Val.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights whilst on a photography course on Lake Windermere. I travelled up by train and Holmlea is very easy to get to via bus from the station. Just a very short 3 min walk from the bus stop. The guest house is smart and welcoming, the service is friendly and the twin room (stayed...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your comments on your wonderful stay with us recently. Hope to see you again soon.

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015

2 night mid-week stay in the Lakes at Holmlea Guest House. Weather on arrival was very stormy but a warm welcome awaited at Holmlea. From attractive web site, ease of booking, confirmation and informative emails every thing was easy and friendly. The attractive twin room was spotlessly clean with everything you might need provided. The modern ensuite shower room again...

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Thank you for your comments. We're pleased you enjoyed your break in the lakes and thank you for staying with us at Holmlea.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

A most enjoyable stay again at Holmlea, Staff and facilities are just what we required and its location is perfect with just a five minute walk into Bowness.Free wi-fi available and a good phone signal.Our room on the upstairs front of the house was very clean well decorated with a modern ensuite ,tv and tea making facilities.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again on your 3rd visit. We appreciate your comment and glad you enjoyed your stay.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2015

My experience at Homlea Guest House at Bowness echoes the common theme of the reviews: excellent location, immaculate rooms-clean and comfortable and most of all the welcoming, friendly, helpful but not intrusive host Gill who I really thank for making our stay most pleasant. I would highly recommend this little B&B gem- the location is absolutely perfect with 2 min...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Its truly wonderful to be called a B&B Gem. We always do our very best for our guests and we're so pleased everything was to your expectations and satisfaction. Hope to see you again soon.

bolton
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Had a lovely relaxing break in Bowness. Gill was friendly and helpful, always available without being intrusive. Our bedroom wasn't huge but there was plenty of space for the 2 of us and loads of storage. Selection of tea/coffee/chocolate which was replenished daily. The room was spotless, the bed was really comfy with lovely white bedlinen. The shower wasn't very...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback and experience of your stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments.We hope to see you again soon.

South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Just returned after a 3 night stay at the Holmlea B&B for my birthday with my girlfriend. We both really enjoyed our stay, Gill welcomed us on our arrival and was very friendly and helpful throughout. The Holmlea is perfectly located for a stay in Bowness, less than 5 minutes walk to the lake and the centre of town. We...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share the experience of your stay at Holmlea. We are very pleased you enjoyed your birthday treat in the Lakes and thank you again for choosing our b&b for your short break.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Chose Holmlea for its nearness to bowness pier and town centre.We were certainly glad we did as the welcome and appearance of the b and b was very appealing.Our rooms were spotless in every respect which is a very important part of any break my wife and I take.Breakfast was excellent with everyones taste catered for.Gill was a very pleasant...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Holmlea and for taking the time to leave feedback of your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you all. Your thank you card and gift was a lovely surprise. Hope to see you again soon.

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Just returned from New Year break here. The owner greeted us at the door and as our party consisted of three couples she confirmed our rooms were on the same floor. The rooms were warm and very comfortable, we personally had room 2 which had a smaller bathroom than our friends, but this was not a problem. As other reviewers...

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Your feedback is much appreciated. We are very pleased you all enjoyed your stay. Thank you for recommending us .

doncaster
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Just had a 2 night stay here n would definitely stay again, you know as soon as you walk into the warmth thru the front door that its going to be a lovely place to stay, everywhere is spotlessly clean n fresh.Our room was at front of the house (room 4) again warm, clean n everything you want/need for your...

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Thank you so much for your comments. Its lovely to hear from guests who have thoroughly enjoyed their stay. Hope to see you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holmlea Guest House is a quality bed and breakfast accommodation located in a prime, quiet location of Bowness on Windermere, very close to Lake Windermere. We cater exclusively for adults only and are unable to accommodate pets. Our comfortable bedrooms offer high standards of cleanliness and a relaxing retreat after a day on the fells or a leisurely cruise or walk. Guests staying two nights or more have free access to swimming pool, sauna and gym facilities at a nearby hotel overlooking Lake Windermere. Bowness village is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere and is surrounded by magnificent countryside, scenic walks and breathtaking views. Bustling with activity throughout the year and offers specialist shopping for fashion, food, arts, crafts, cafes, restaurants, pubs, tourist attractions and Lake Windermere cruises. All within a few minutes stroll from our Guest House. Look no further than this perfect location from which to stay, relax, unwind and take home great memories of your short break in the Lake District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmlea Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $140 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We were in room three and were well satisfied with it”
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“No needs all rooms are very comfortable.”
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“The only thing I would change is the radiator as with the room been on the side of the house it took a long time to warm the room in the winter but this is only a minor thing ”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnmack22, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Gill direct with any concerns”
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“Stayed in room 5 you could just see view of the lake”
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