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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed on room 5 over Easter. Pleasant room with stunning views over the surrounding hills. It was Really good value for money. The service was excellent from the moment we arrived. The breakfast was also excellent; good quality local ingredients well presented. Would recommend this hotel!

Thank 1982Dan
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Fiancé and i recently stayed at the Rum Doodle on another trip to Bowness/Windemere. The Rum Doodle is situated ideally between both of them and is located off a side street near the Windermere Boutique Hotel which makes it an ideal location as it is away from any traffic noise. The car park is a moderate size and we...

Thank RedSoda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a night away as a surprise for my partner's birthday and couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. We were welcomed in by Emma who showed us to our room, which was stunning. We stopped in the 'Summit' room, and it was a spacious room, beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious, which an excellent choice on offer. This is...

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wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights. The owner was very welcoming and gave us cake when we arrived, a nice little touch. We had room 9. Was brill, loved the bedroom and we had a lounge area as well, although didnt use this much as the weather was so nice we didnt spent much time in our room. The breakfast...

Thank Marie B
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really charming with it's theme/shrine of 'The ascent of Rum Doodle book. The location is great, 5 minute to either Windermere centre and Bowness on Windermere. The staff were polite and friendly, it's a well kept place and the blueberry pancakes for breakfast were warm and fresh. The only discomfort I got was from the bed in...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to stay in the Rum Doodle after reading the reviews on here, and I am glad we did! The B&B is so quirky - we stayed in room 7 which was a nice size. The breakfast was fantastic, and I thought the fresh coffee in the bedrooms was a nice touch. My only slight issue was that the...

Thank Katy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights early April, everything about this place was lovely from our room (summit) to our charming host Emma. I advise anyone looking for a great place to stay to book here. Thanks for a lovely welcoming stay. Regards Frank&Lyn.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a weekend away in the lakes. Gregor gave us a very warm welcome with a complimentary glass of red wine, and nibbles, which was very much needed after our drive from Wiltshire! Our room was very comfortable and clean, we can't fault it! We loved the quirky decor and the stories behind the name Rum Doodle....

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Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

You are very welcome - Spring has truly sprung in the Lakes!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for a weekend away Room nice enough although not plush. The bathroom was a let down and in need of refurbishment. Breakfast nice and fresh The cost for a bed and breakfast seems high The location isn't bad but it's in the middle of a housing estate Walking to either bowness or Windermere takes around 15/20 mins. We only...

Thank edinburgh103
Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

You may have booked via Booking.com which is always a bit more expensive than booking direct. We're not in the middle of a housing estate - it's a quiet residential road of mainly Victorian properties. Most of our guests like the fact that we're off the main road and in a quiet street yet it's walkable to restaurants, bars and...

St Helens
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

From stepping in this quirky B and B me and my husband felt right at home. Checked in and offered a cup of tea and slice of home made cake....carrot and it was to die for! No rush what so ever we say back enjoyed our food and then we're taken to the loft room, which I'm sorry I can't...

Thank Jess029
Gregor S, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

You stayed in "The Summit" which is our cosy loft suite - delighted you loved it!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set midway between Windermere and Bowness, vintage-styled Rum Doodle B&B is just a 12-minute downhill stroll away from the famous lake. We offer country house quality in a B&B setting with Egyptian cotton linens, an award-winning breakfast and complimentary WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast

Address: Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 7,467 - ₹ 10,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Braemount House Hotel Windermere
Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast Windermere, Lake District
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“Stay in The Summit”
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RedSoda, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stopped in the 'Summit' room, which is located on the top floor which was excellent.”
500stephl, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for one of the superior rooms if you can.”
KatyL102, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a bigger/better bathroom”
edinburgh103, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 9.....Deep roll edge bath.....centre taps.......Brilliant....!!!”
783nickp, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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