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The Howbeck

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hull, East Yorkshire
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I booked The Howbeck for my wife's 40th Birthday. Before arrival the staff especially Jess helped me to organize flowers and book a restaurant for the evening of her birthday, The Holbeck Ghyll. On arrival we found the staff to be very friendly. Our first night we stayed in The Glenridding which was advertised as a Four Poster room with...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear James, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased you both enjoyed your stay and hope that your wife had a fabulous birthday. The wires behind the TV have been addressed, and we apologise if they were somewhat unsightly. It's always great to know that guests plan to return and it...

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

we stayed for 2 nights in October for our anniversary in the greenburn suite.large room , lovely bathroom with spa bath, on the roadside but no traffic noise at all . wine and chocolates in room on arrival with rose petals on the bed , lovely. we had one evening meal there with lovely wine and excellent food, the breakfasts...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear Carol and Paul, we are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our Mini-suite, 'Greenburn' and would like to thank you for sharing your lovely review. Thank you for recommending us and we all hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed at the Howbeck for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The room was lovely, the staff very friendly and attentive and the breakfast was great too. Would definitely go back again.

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear Lorna, thank you for all of your kind comments regarding the room, staff and breakfast. It'd great to know you would like to return, and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back.

Edwinstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Beautiful room, wine, chocolates, rose petals on the bed, cute fairy lights. quiet rooms, helpful staff. breakfast was good (wasnt keen on the potato things though!) didn't try an evening meal though..... i'd go back for a proper treat

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for you review following your stay. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay and found it to be, "very romantic". We hope to welcome you back in the future and we can happily miss off the potatoes :)

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

My wife and I have just returned from 10 days at the Howbeck. From the moment we arrived until the day we left the staff could not have been more helpful and efficient, All parts of the hotel were spotless, Nothing was too much trouble, the breakfast was fantastic, including porridge meant we were able to skip lunch spending more...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear Alan and Nan, it was such a pleasure to accommodate you for 10 days and we're looking forward to welcoming you back next year. Thank you for all of your kind comments - they are greatly appreciated.

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

My partner planned a surprise weekend away for my 40th Birthday recently which included a two-night stay at the Howbeck. I have to admit that when we pulled into the car park my heart sank, and I thought 'he's brought me to a guest house for my birthday, great!' - oh how wrong was I?! I got a huge shock...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for sharing such a kind and informative review. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us as part of your birthday celebrations. We often work with guests to help plan all of the little extras that make a stay that little bit more special, so we are pleased that the extras were...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We went to the Howbeck as a few days quiet break and it was fantastic, the staff could not do enough for us, our room was clean, cosy, warm and comfortable. Everything that they promised to do for us was delivered with care and professionalism. The food is superb and very well presented. We felt like we were treated as...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear guests, yet another 5/5 in each category - we are truly grateful! We all hope to welcome you both back in the future and would like to remind you to inform us that you a returning guest, then we can offer you a repeat customer discount.

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013

My wife and I fancied a getaway in the Lakes for a couple of days and were delighted with every aspect of our stay at the Howbeck. The staff were excellent in terms of nothing was too much trouble and delighted us in delivering sound customer service. We were glad to take advantage of their newly re-opened restaurant on the...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for publishing such a lovely review. Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding the staff and service received and for your kind comments regarding dinner and breakfast. We have bought some firmer pillows and now offer a combination of 2 firm/ 2 soft per room - thank you for bringing this to our attention and sorry...

Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Having just returned from the Howbeck, i thought it was only fair to tell everyone what a delightful hotel this is, The rooms were cosy & clean, the staff were brilliant nothing was too much trouble, customer service at it best, all types of businesses take note? the food was excellent, tasty & tender, the three course meal was excellent...

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear guests, wow... another 5/5 across the board - Thank you! We truly feel that nothing is too much trouble, so how fabulous to see a review titled this. We hope to welcome you back soon and we will try our best to order you some sunshine.

Burnley
Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

Our stay here was fantastic! It was bought as a present for my birthday where my boyfriend ordered flowers and chocolates in the room with the hotel, they were lovely. On the first night we ate dinner in the hotel and it was delicious. The following night the staff advised us on cocktail bars near the lake which were perfect....

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your birthday break away and that the flowers and chocolates were appreciated (the little extras can make the biggest difference). It's great that you would like to return and we hope to welcome you back in the not so distant future. Kindest regards from all of the team.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury AA Rated 5 star highly recommended, recently fully refurbished guest house just 2 mins walk from Windermere centre. A member of the "Best loved hotels of the world" all rooms have fantastic en-suites some with jacuzzis & massage showers. We have 1 luxury suite with private entrance and patio, double jacuzzi air bath, mood lighting, 2 tv's etc. If you are looking for somewhere special you will not find better in Windermere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Howbeck

Address: Howbeck New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 10,497 - ₹ 15,368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howbeck 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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The Howbeck Windermere, Lake District
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