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Cleobury Mortimer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Decided on a last minute trip to the Lakes and we spotted Rum Doodle on the website. We arrived and it was quite easy to find and a bonus is that there is parking available so no searching the area for a place to park after a long drive. Rum Doodle is well positioned between Windermere village and Bowness, and...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

...so glad you enjoyed your Rum Doodle stay guys - thanks indeed!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

After reading all of the previous 5* reviews, I was intrigued to see what all of the fuss was about. On arrival, Emma opened the main door to welcome us into Rum Doodle before we had even stepped off the carpark. She took a few minutes to explain everything in her real-friendly tone, then left us to explore ourselves. We...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we're delighted you enjoyed Rum Doodle so much!. It's about 12 minutes walk downhill to the lake from our front door - and you are right, most of our guests really appreciate the peaceful location while still just minutes away from some terrific restuarants.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This quirkily designed B&B is in a handsome detatched house, well positioned between Windermere village and Bowness, and it's a relatively easy walk into both from the front door if you don't want to take your car when you go out to eat (provided you're relatively fit!). We were warmly welcomed with cake and coffee. Comfy bed, home-made biscuits and...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you - glad you enjoyed the quirky nature of Rum Doodle! We do recommend calling restaurants in advance, especially in high season, as they can be full or closed on certain days.

Reviewed 30 June 2014

Well, for us it was finally overall the best b&b in the uk. that said, every b&b has its individual charm and there is usually always some (minor) downside. that depends very much on the individual point of view. In this case it could be for some the location and lack of scenic view. just it is only a short...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much! We're delighted you loved the atmosphere of Rum Doodle and our wonderful food!

Glasgow
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Got a lovely welcome from owner and throughout our stay they couldn't do enough. Shared their local knowledge about swimming and cycling. Felt very at home - too much, could have stayed longer ! Breakfast was amazing and they were kind enough to make ours early as we were swimming early on the Sunday. Rooms not huge but quirky, clean...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks...we're so glad Rum Doodle felt like home for you! Well done with the swim!

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Stayed two nights while in Windermere for the Great North Swim. Had a very warm welcome and tea and home made cakes on arrival. Hosts were very helpful and accommodated our request for an earlier breakfast time with a smile. Bedrooms are quirky and beds really comfortable. En-suites are spotless. The breakfasts are amazing! Lots to eat from continental to...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for those kind words! It was a pure delight to have you and your family with us at Rum Doodle for the Great North Swim. Congratulations on your wonderful achievement - we look forwards to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 15 June 2014

We just stayed 2 nights in the burley room. We were welcomed with tea and delicious carrot cake. The room was great, very quirky, loved the decor and the roll top bath. Bed very comfortable too. Great location, 10-15 minute stroll into bowness. Lots of helpful information on the local area including restaurant ideas, both places we ate from their...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much - looking forwards to having you back with us at Rum Doodle!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

We have just stayed two nights in The Summit room. It was perfect in every-way with its own little TV room great with a 3 year old as meant we could hide away when she was in bed. Emma is the perfect host and her breakfasts are amazing especially the pancakes. I couldn't recommend this B&B enough and hopefully we...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was our pleasure! A treat to have you stay with us at Rum Doodle - thank you!

Reviewed 9 June 2014

Fabulous place to stay. Very individual and unique. On arrival, we were personally welcomed by Emma and served delicious home made cake and coffee. The room (7) was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The breakfast was excellent and the service fantastic.This was our first visit to the lakes and we couldn't have picked a better location. An easy walk into...

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Wonderful, thank you - it was lovely to have you with us at Rum Doodle for even longer than originally planned!

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay and I havent a bad word to say. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. The room (shute) was fab and very roomy full of fab little touches that made our stay wonderful. Breakfast was exceptional and served fresh to our room. Location is great about...

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Thank you so much - we're delighted you loved Rum Doodle!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set midway between Windermere and Bowness, vintage-styled Rum Doodle B&B is just a 12-minute downhill stroll away from the famous lake. We offer country house quality in a B&B setting with Egyptian cotton linens, an award-winning breakfast and complimentary WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast

Address: Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $125 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Braemount House Hotel Windermere
Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast Windermere, Lake District
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“Down stairs are easy access, quiet and comfortable and good for an early start (next to the breakfast room)”
 of 5 bubbles 49RussellC, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 - Shute good for romantic breaks, 4 poster bed and individual breakfasts served to room. Plenty of space and views into the town.”
 of 5 bubbles SOUTHWEST12, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor, at the front, big bay window, great bed, loads of light”
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“Not a hotel for people who have difficulty with stairs”
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