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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm just back from my second visit here. It is in a perfect location, near the train station, at the foot of Orrest Head, and right beside the shops and restaurants. There were thoughtful touches for my arrival (a welcome back sign with my name on it, and some chocolate) which made me feel very welcome and I relaxed into...

Thank RockDesk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed there one night in March. Having read the reviews we were a bit surprised to realise that this B and B was located on a very busy road and that the room we stayed in didn't have double glazing windows. As a result it was very noisy during the day. But there is less traffic...

Thank Georges B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little b&b david goes the extra mile. Arrived got the key from the key safe, straight in nice and clean area. We stayed in room 1 en-suite well presented room to the front. Welcomed with our name written on a slate and 3 ducks in the shower. All facilities in the room were good only thing i would of...

Thank Fatmancolin
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a brilliant stay at Orrest Cottage! David the host is an absolute asset from the moment we made the booking. The cottage is accessed through your own key in a safe which meant we were able to take a steady drive up without having to book in at a certain time. Once we arrived the room was...

Thank Nichola R
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

David is a fabulous host and a wonderful cook . We're going to miss those breakfasts . Look forward to returning in the future . Fab little place , loved the info on the blackboards . Both Ian and I enjoyed our stay . Thanks David , Sharon Crane .

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South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here in October 2016 and loved it so much we booked another great weekend away staying at Orrest , as usual great place, clean and exactly what you want, great Location. Highly recommend The Pig for food and drink, also the Lighthouse for cocktails and the Crafty Baa for real ales ! Davids breakfasts are lovely, fresh ,...

Thank John C
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night: it was really convenient for the town. Easy to get to, parking is hard. There are yellow lines outside the front, which you can park on for 1 hour. They are monitored and you will get a ticket if you go over 1 hour. The place itself could do with being updated. Towel rail was...

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David H, Owner at Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and were glad you enjoyed your stay. I just wanted to give the reader some balance as you state parking is an issue outside the cottage which is true as there are restrictions until 5pm (max stay is one hour) however free parking is available unrestricted 24 hours a day just 10 seconds across the...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Spotless and comfortable. Breakfast was fantastic and plenty of choice. Great location and David the host was very helpful. Parking was not a problem. Ignore any negative reviews that some people have written. This is a perfect cottage and we will be going back!

Thank Wendy N
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Instructions in an A4 folder telling you ALL you need to know from for a satisfying stay are right there in front of you on the bed together with some biscuits, a sign welcoming you by name and plenty tea, coffee, sugar and dried milk, not to mention in the en-suite shower/toilet room a basket full of body/hair care right...

Thank davidhopwood47
Marske By The Sea
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stayed for one night in the Loft Suite for a Birthday trip to Windermere. Had a great stay, cosy little room with quirky features and modern decor, very comfy and warm. The only suggestion we would have is that both bathrooms could do with a makeover as they don't match the standard of the rest of this lovely little...

Thank sharon b

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
David & Laura would like to invite you to stay with them in their cozy three-story 19th-century Lakeland Cottage situated in the town of Windermere, in the beautiful English Lake District. Orrest Cottage has been refurbished to give a contemporary feel and atmosphere. There are three comfortable en-suite rooms, each able to accommodate two adults. Wake up and look forward to a delicious Lakeland breakfast. To boost your appetite there is lots of fresh Lake District air and certainly plenty of local walks and many starting from just outside the front door. Across the road is the start of the Orrest Head walk, made famous by Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright, it offers you some of the most stunning views over the Lake District fells. We are ideally located just 200m, if you're walking, from either Windermere railway station or the main bus stop at Windermere Tourist Information and we're just the same distance from the centre of town. For your convenience we are Wi Fi enabled, and can offer you flexible check–in times to suit your needs. Check-out is by 10am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast

Address: 17 Church Street, Windermere LA23 1AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 5,329 - ₹ 8,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had room 3. Top floor all to ourselves.”
WendyN199, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are tall, probably better in standard rooms as loft suite won't be for you!”
sharonb113, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't take the room on the top floor if you are tall!”
W7975RCangelam, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No 3 suffers from slanting ceiling, so if tall a problem”
683hughm, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 at back of Cottage, nice and quiet.”
BOB15Liverpool, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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