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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The service from start of our trip to the end was fantastic, We got a lovely warm welcome , nothing was too much trouble, the room was spotless and facilities in the room were great. The room we stayed in (no5) hadn't got a bath shower only, The location of this guest house means you can park the car up... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback and recommendation of our guest house. It was lovely to meet you and hope you get chance to visit us again soon. More 

Burton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Holmlea is a quiet guest house ideally situated to explore fells around Lake Windermere. There are a variety of very good quality restaurants and pubs within a 5 minute walk. The House and bedrooms are exceptionally clean and delicious breakfasts served every day we were there. Added bonus is the free pass to enjoy the spa at the nearby hotel.... More 

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

It was lovely to see you again on your second visit. Please stay in touch with us for more special offers, only available when booking direct. More 

Widnes
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed for 2 nights from Feb 12th. Lovely B&B and fantastic, friendly hosts. The breakfast on both morning's was beautiful. Close to all the shops, restaurants and pubs, yet on a quiet stretch of road so it isn't noisy. Will definitely return!!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. John and I look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We enjoyed a really comfortable break here, Gill's very friendly, the room was spotless, nice and quiet at the back of the guest house, and nice breakfast in the morning. Definitely go again, it's in a perfect location, only a few minutes walk down to the lake.

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

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate your comments and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Altrincham
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed at the Holmlea over New Year: always a very busy time, but Gill and John, the owners, were always welcoming, friendly, unruffled and extremely thoughtful. Complimentary chocs in the room made a charming complimentary New Year gift, The rooms were comfortable, clean and carefully planned and the bed very comfortable. The free wifi (with suitable working space) and... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your New Year experience with us. So pleased you enjoyed your stay (and the complimentary chocolates!). We hope to see you all again soon. More 

Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

Its always difficult to select a Bed and Breakfast using the many search engines on the internet. On this occasion we were not disappointed. My wife and I stayed for 3 nights in October. The room was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was so filling that we did not really need that coffee and cake in the morning that we... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

We stayed for one night in a double room. The room was a bit on the small side, but comfortable and spotlessly clean. The shower room was modern and clean. The english breakfast was good. Another reviewer comments on the low shower pressure. If you are used to a mains pressure or power shower you might find the pressure low,... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our breakfast. We pride ourselves on our high standards of cleanliness. Thanks again for taking the time to leave feedback which is really appreciated. More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Our autumn break was very very good. Gill and John very welcoming and friendly. Good location for all bowness has to offer. Room immaculate and comfortable.breakfast excellent with John,s fried eggs memorable. Well deserving of their star rating and would certainly stay at Holmles again. Richard and Yvonne (Anglesey)

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Just had a two night's stay at holmlea and was very enjoyable. We were made to feel very welcome by jill the proprietor, our room was exceptionally clean and comfortable, dining room nice and bright , nice home cooked breakfast. Will definitely return. Ken& lynne , bradford west yorks.

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

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are indeed in an excellent location close to all amenities and the Lake being less than 5 minutes walk. So glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Holmlea is run by a charming, warm and friendly couple who know how to look after their guests in the correct way. We had a great stay there , you get a warm friendly greeting when you arrive and the rooms as well as the guest house are spotless, they really do attend to detail and look after you well.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback and recommendation of our guest house. The beauty of staying in a small family b&b such as ours is that we have time to pay attention to detail and the time to engage with our guests and it was a pleasure to meet you both. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $142 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Speak to Gill direct with any concerns”
 of 5 bubbles dianehO1931EV, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 5 you could just see view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles traceya386, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“My husband and I had room 1, our son rm 2 (double for single occupancy). Rm 2 larger. Both had pleasant garden and fell views, not lake.”
 of 5 bubbles O8417TKsusanc, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Any room will do”
 of 5 bubbles M4959DCrichardj, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms appear of the highest quality. we stayed on the 2nd floor and really enjoyed the privacy and comfortable bed.”
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