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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We enjoyed the beautiful setting, the peacefulness, the excellent dinners. We hope to be able to go back soon just to relax and enjoy once again. We had the most excellent dinners ever in our life! Many thanks We are a married couple from the Netherlands

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Fabulous! Thanks very much to our highly valued Dutch visitors! Do ask more of your friends to come. Kind regards Mike Bevans More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Great Hotel, we had a small double room, it was a lovel and cosy and very comfortable room. Staff fabulous. Service fabulous. Setting quiet and peaceful and relaxing. We found the hotel, staff and food were all At a very high standard. We had a wonderful time.

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your brief review which says it all in a few words. Come back soon! Mike Bevans Owner More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I booked the hotel as a one night stay for my wife and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary at pretty short notice and this review is a tricky one for 1 major reason; the location dictates the very high prices, as is the case throughout Bowness. The hotel is a lovely old building that`s very well appointed and maintained,... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very fair and balanced review. It is expensive running these hotels, (we have 43 staff for a start!) and acquiring them to start with involves a King's Ransome. Even houses overlooking Windermere can costs several millions. You do pay for what you get though, it is all relative, and we have, as you mention, a great... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

For various reasons we don't get out much as a couple (!) and so while we had the chance we looked for a last minute single night somewhere in the Windermere area (we live very nearby). Long story short, Linthwaite House had room for single night (unlike most other similar hotels who only do 2 night minimum at weekends) at... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your glowing report; sounds so good I'd like to stay there myself! Just raid the piggy bank soon, when we can welcome you back, Kind regards Mike Bevans More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012 via mobile

Obviously, there are lots of hotels in this area, but for us this is the best in the area. The hotel is perched above Windermere so the views are stunning. The hotel is intimate and boutiquey, so it still has character and it's own identity. The food we have experienced on several occasions has always been excellent. Well worth a... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the great review; we look forward to being able to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards Mike Bevans More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

We stayed for an overnight stay with afternoon tea included. We opted to eat in the hotel for dinner also. We were met by friendly helpful staff and afternoon tea was something not to miss - quitessential english. We enjoyed a lovely romantic walk around the grounds and spent a good hour sat by the tarn - a peaceful retreat.... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

my husband and I went for dinner to the hotel on 22nd august s it was a special birthday and anniversary we thought we would treat ourselves. I checked on the computer and it said that pre drinks and canapes and a 4 course meal were included and the only extra was coffee and petit fours (which realy they were... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for your thought provoking review. We serve about 14,000 dinners every year and have been in business for 22 years. The website has been up and running for many of those 22 years but I have never before had anyone believe that drinks were included in the dinner price. You were in a Highline Card special so... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The hotel building is not particularly attractive but the site is wonderful - high on a hillside above Lake Windermere with a large terrace to sit and enjoy the view. The hotel is by no means inexpensive but after a 2 night stay we were just about persuaded that it represents good value for money. The staff are very well... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Wonderful. Thanks very much fo the kind review which nobody could argue with! Come back soon. Kind regards Mike Bevans More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This is an excellent place for a short break. The setting is perfect with lovely views over Lake Windermere and we were lucky with the weather. The food is superb -lovely selection for breakfast ( eg roast plum compote as well as the usual fruit ) with the dining rooms looking bright and cheerful. At night they are transformed into... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderfully complimentary review; we hope to be able to welcome you back again one day. Best wishes from us all, Mike Bevans More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2012

After weeks of stress we decided to have a one-night break in the Lake District. The Linthwaite Hotel fitted the bill perfectly. From the telephone booker, to the hotel receptionist, hotel and restaurant staff there was only helpfulness, enthusiasm, friendliness and courtesy, making this one of our best stays anywhere. We chose a standard room, which was spacious enough and... More 

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mikebevans, Owner at Linthwaite House, responded to this review

Fabulous! Thanks for the wonderful review. I hope you can come back and maybe stay a little longer next time. Kind regards Mike Bevans More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the Lake District's best country house hotels, but unstuffy! Great views, acres of private grounds, fishing, golf nearby, hiking, walking, extreme sports all within easy access. Great food, from fine dining to the Unstuffy Hamburger! Many wines by the glass and beers from local macro breweries. Lots of staff to pamper you and help you relax. Two rooms have private hot tubs. ... more   less 

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Address: Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $211 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Linthwaite House 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Linthwaite Hotel Windermere
Linthwaite House Hotel
Linthwaite House Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District, England
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