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The Howbeck

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
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“spa bath”(83 reviews)
“retreat suite”(28 reviews)
“meregill room”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

Me and my husband stayed for 1 night and we had a great time. The premises are of a high standard, quite and pleasent. The service was great, breakfast ready on time and delicious. Great experience overall.

Thank Mariana E
Response from Manageress_12, Manager at The HowbeckResponded 5 May 2014

Thank you for such a kind review, we are very pleased you had an excellent stay. Hopefully we will see you in the not to distant future

Reviewed 3 March 2014

The rooms are out of this world! I had a romantic retreat with wine, rose petals and chocolates which were fabulous. The bathroom was spacious with a corner style spa bath which was very nice and relaxing. The staff were very helpful and recommended us...More

Thank Rachel T
Response from Manageress_12, General Manager at The HowbeckResponded 19 March 2014

Thank you for your wonderful review. It is so rewarding to hear such compliments from your room to breakfast and the staff, we can't thank you enough. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 February 2014

Stayed here for two nights. Reception was fine and quickly checked us in. Our room, Capelcrag, was very nice, 4 poster, not overly large but big enough. Beautiful bathroom. We didn't have an evening meal here but the breakfast both days was probably the best...More

Thank Gary B
Response from Manageress_12, General Manager at The HowbeckResponded 19 March 2014

Thank you very much for such a lovely review and for recommending us. The chef would like to thank you for such wonderful comments about breakfast, hopefully if you stay with us again you can try our evening meal also. We are pleased to hear...More

Reviewed 21 February 2014

Lovely lakeland hotel with fantastic dinner and breakfast. A short walk to local pubs in the evening. We also had the use of the spa facilities at the McDonald hotel on Lake Windemere just down the road in Bowness....A nice break from the weather.More

Thank simon7mason
Response from Manageress_12, General Manager at The HowbeckResponded 19 March 2014

Thank you for your review of your stay with us. We are glad you found our location handy and that both your evening meal and breakfast were enjoyed. If you wish to stay with us again please inform us you have stayed with us before...More

Reviewed 21 February 2014

excellent hotel - we only stayed the one night but we had a bottle of wine and chocolates in the room on arrival with a heart shape of rose petals on the bed it was very romantic. the staff were absolutely lovely and Jess especially...More

Thank Vicki M
Response from Manageress_12, General Manager at The HowbeckResponded 19 March 2014

Thank you so much for such a lovely review of your stay with us. We are very happy you liked the package in your room and if you wish to stay with us again please inform us you have stayed before and we will offer...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 147 - USD 234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 147 - USD 234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Adsolly | Reviewed this property |
Such lovely place. Its the second time we have stayed there in the Retreat. I must say that the Retreat (large room at the rear of the hotel) is looking a little dated especially in the bathroom / spa area. However don't let... More
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ghow172
31 May 2017|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
No, there's a fridge in a room which has an honesty box to cover the cost of drinks. Need to be clear that this not a hotel despite the impression given it is a bed and breakfast, there is no bar and no meals other than... More
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"The Greenburn King Mini Suite is ideal. Quiet at night, spacious & amazing shower, Spa bath is loud &..."
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"Previously stayed in Mickeledon which was a good room"
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"Would not stay here"
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"The retreat room is not worth the price they charge."
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