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    Holmlea Guest House

    Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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    10/07/2017 11/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 125*
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          Overview
          • Excellent59%
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          • Average10%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “b b” (29 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 151 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          Our room and en-suite were spotless and very comfortable. There is ample storage for walking gear and room has a kettle, selection of beverages, flat screen TV, hairdryer, towels & Wi-Fi. Perfectly cooked, top quality breakfast that set us up for the day. We used...More

          Thank placks2
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Lovely building, clean and comfortable beds, freshly cooked breakfasts so the basics are covered but I just didn't enjoy this place. I had a single room with a tiny bathroom down the hall. This sounded ok in theory but was a real nuisance. It was...More

          Thank annek3040
          Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for your feedback. The bathroom has a keycode entry system to ensure the door locks instantly after use and therefore does not require the guest to use a key. This keeps the bathroom clean and private for the sole use of the guest...More

          Reviewed 22 May 2017

          Holmlea was warm and welcoming. The room (number 3) and en-suite were spotless and comfortable with adequate storage for us and our walking gear! It was well equipped with a selection of beverages, flat screen TV, hairdryer, central heating (and fan!), information pack about the...More

          Thank christinewest08
          Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 5 weeks ago

          Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your second stay with us and experienced our warm hospitality, great food and free leisure facilities (as you booked direct). We can certainly start to offer some more fruit in future. At the moment we offer...More

          Reviewed 15 May 2017

          Booked for weekend away, room clean but that was the only thing that was ok . The on suite was a cupboard so small only one person could get in , couldn't drink the water from the tap and only had a very small jug...More

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          Thank denisecroasdale
          Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 16 May 2017

          Thank you for your comments. Tap water is replenished daily for drinking. Extra tap water can be provided at any time if requested. We ask that guests pre-order breakfast each evening so that we can prepare the correct amounts of food required. To maintain our...More

          Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

          On a business trip return journey from Scotland we decided to break our long journey with a visit to Windermere staying at the very quiet Holmlea Guest House. Welcomed by Gill, our room was clean and tidy, the bed was very comfortable! The only slight...More

          Thank Paul M
          Response from cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest HouseResponded 16 May 2017

          Thank for taking the time to leave feedback. We are glad you found your room very clean and comfortable and the breakfast wonderful. Regarding our room rate - lower prices can be achieved by booking direct via our website or by telephone. We also have...More

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          Amenities
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 113 - USD 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Lake District >
          • Bowness-on-Windermere
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          • Holmlea Guest House Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District, England
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          "Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Tea and coffee is topped up daily and drinking water is provided."
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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..."
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