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The Willowsmere

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Beautiful property. Very impressed with our room. Friendly, accommodating staff. Delicious breakfast. Walking distance to everything we needed. Cannot speak more highly of our time here. Would definitely recommend.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

HI Melissa L, thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with so much and really grateful to you for taking the time to share your thoughts on The Willowsmere with the TripAdvisor community. We hope to see you back here again in the not too distant future. All the very best, Anthony

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

As soon as we walked through the door we felt at home. We were welcomed by Antony with coffee, a map and oodles of local knowledge. The room was fabulous, the bathroom exquisite and the shared areas such as the lounge and dining room were relaxed and homely. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble and staff were on hand...

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi gemma c, wow, what a lovely review! I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much, really pleased by all your comments. You have mentioned pretty much everything we hope our guest appreciate, whether that's the décor, the atmosphere, the staff or the food! Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor, much appreciated!...

Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I felt compelled to write a review as I have never done this and always use this website to help me choose acommodation for my trips. This guest house is definitely a place I would recommend. Easy to get to, from the A591 and within walking distance to the town centre in Windermere. We were unfortunately running late and I...

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi fiona698, firstly, many thanks for taking the time to post a review, it's much appreciated. I'm delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us and felt able to award us 5 out of 5 on TripAdvisor. I'm going to get our electrician to move the plug socket in the room you had so the TV is easier to fully...

Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

This was my second time at The Willowsmere and every bit as good as last year! A great welcome from Anthony, Jay and Lynn, beautiful food and really clean and comfortable accommodation! We'll be back!!

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi GezPH, I'm delighted you enjoyed your return visit to The Willowsmere! As always we really appreciate it when guests find the time to leave a review, so thank you! We hope to see you back here before too long. All the best, Anthony

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I have now had the pleasure of staying at the Willowsmere three times while visiting Windermere with friends and would highly recommend it. Anthony and Jason are friendly and knowledgeable, the rooms and food are always excellent and the hotel is perfectly situated within easy walking distance of Windermere town centre. Many thanks and looking forward to staying again!

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi David, it's always a pleasure hosting you guys, I love it when people really get out and enjoy this fabulous place and you guys certainly do that! Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, much appreciated. Look forward to seeing you all again next year. All the best, Anthony

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

On arrival we where made very welcome by jay, who gave us good advise on local attractions, places to eat drink and relax. The room was comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay the bathroom was very nice! And enjoyed a lazy afternoon soak looking out the window. The breakfast was fantastic and offered a good selection including...

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Richard W, many thanks for your lovely review, I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm chuffed you liked your new bathroom, we're just finishing 2 more this week so that will be 12 bathrooms replaced in less than 2 years, very pleased with the results but also to be finishing! I'm also pleased you enjoyed...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This was my second visit to The Willowsmere with a group of friends on our yearly walking holiday. We were once again greeted by Jay on arrival who made us a cup of coffee which was very much needed after the long rail journey up from the south coast of England. The breakfast was as usual, absolutely brilliant. There was...

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Matt W, I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us despite your mishap! I hope your knee is on the mend and that we'll be able to see you back here before too long. As always it was a pleasure having your group back again (I know this was your second visit but I think it was the...

Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Ant & Jason were so warm and welcoming, they immideatly made you feel at ease and were so informative and helpful that they proved to be essential in our stay recommending walks to go on and places to visit! The hotel was the perfect break away right in the heart of the countryside where we could just forget the stresses...

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Jessica987654 and thank you for your lovely review. I'm delighted to hear your comments but especially the ones about our breakfasts! We're very proud of our breakfasts and pay a lot of attention to both the choice we offer and the quality of our ingredients. The sausages are indeed local, sourced from Plumbgarths Farm near Kendal, they do have...

Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The staff were really friendly and informative, giving valuable information about the surrounding area (What restaurants to eat at and where to go for a walk). The room was absolutely lovely, a large comfy bed with tv with the uttermost level of presentation with a very clean bathroom including a bath and shower.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

HI Benjamin C, many thanks for the review, really appreciated! I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and found our tips to be useful. Hope to see you back here next time you visit this beautiful area! All the best, Anthony

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Friendly owners with fantastic local knowledge, tastefully decorated, great breakfast, very clean, a good place to stay. The hotel is easy to find and in a central location. The welcome that we received was wonderful, complete with a map of the local area. Thanks for a good stay.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi tracey s, I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the comments about the decorations, we've just redecorated all the common areas over the winter so it's nice to hear! Thanks for taking the time to post a review, it's really important to us and very much appreciated. Hope to see you back here again...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Willowsmere is a grand Victorian residence built in c1850 from traditional Lakeland stone. All bedrooms are en-suite with either bath and/or shower facilities. All are double glazed, centrally heated and come complete with flat screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, hair driers, radio alarm clocks, free WiFi, fluffy towels and superior toiletries. They have views either to the front toward Orrest Head viewpoint or to the rear over looking the award-winning garden.The Willowsmere has two guest lounges and a private garden where guests may enjoy a drink from the honesty bar or from the growing malt whisky selection. Full English breakfast is included and there is an additional buffet style breakfast too. The guest house has free WiFi, ample off street parking and all guests have complimentary access to nearby leisure facilities less than 5 minutes walk away with indoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willowsmere

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 7,067 - ₹ 11,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Willowsmere 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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The Willowsmere Windermere, Lake District
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“If traffic noise worries you, ask for a room facing the garden.”
904wendyl, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor, it was fine, and peaceful (except a bit of effort on suitcase day of course).”
, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 - Top floor with good view of the impressive garden.”
Angels73, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“great breakfast, outstanding service, well located, child free,”
JOnB660, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room on the back benefits from a view over the garden and suffers less from traffic noise although this is not a big issue”
Fussym00, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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