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Thornbank Guest House

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Overview
4 Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2EW England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Housekeeping
Air Conditioning
Pool
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an excellent b&b, good location mid-way between Windermere and Bowness on Windermere, easy walk to both. A lovely family running it. Good information on local walks and easy access to other areas.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guest house was clean and the service provided was very good. We opted to have our breakfast at the guest house which cost us an extra £6. The breakfast was alright, although the continental option could have been better. The room was reasonably large...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 1 night at this lovely wee guest house. Hosts were very friendly and helpful, room was great with all the small touches expected. Location excellent for walking either into Bowness or Windermere in the other direction. Only very small downside was the shower...More

Thank Jinty09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely people very friendly and welcoming. Felt really at ease talking to them when booking our room, even when we changed our booking they were happy to help. The rooms were lovely and warm, great after a chilly afternoon walk. The rooms were spotless couldn't...More

Thank bethcap84
Response from JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Beth. We are so pleased we have made your first step easier and it was a real pleasure having you stay with us. Apologies for my unexpected departure half way through your stay ( who knew appendix could be so painful?) and thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guest house was perfect: warm and well equipped, homely room, excellent breakfast and our favourite - a Thornbank walking guide book! We really loved the guide book because it took us on some stunning walks. It was really easy to use too. The location...More

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Response from JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow thank you very much for your lovely comments and great review score. We are always humbled by the fantastic reviews we receive and knowing we are getting it right for our guests makes it all worthwhile. Thank you again Jane

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About
Description
Thornbank House is privately owned and run by Jane and Mark Hibbitt. We are just 10 minutes walk from Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere, where there is a wide selection of shops and fabulous restaurants. We More offer bed and breakfast with a personal service. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$ 84 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Thornbank Guest House Windermere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$ 84 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Thornbank Guest House Windermere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
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Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (9)
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Debmrgn
4 June 2016|
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Response from David B T | Reviewed this property |
One day I strolled from Windermere Station to Thornbank Guest House; it took me 20minutes. I am a healthy 70 year old. A 5 min taxi ride would cost £5. The 599 bus runs to Bowness every 20 mins at cost of £1.50, last bus... More
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sheilaharvey
26 August 2015|
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Response from JHWindermere | Property representative |
Hi Sheila We have a ground floor twin or super -king bed with shower ensuite. This bedroom is on the same floor as the dining room , so no stairs. The bathroom is not wheelchair accessible. Please call 015394 43724 if you... More
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naz_maira
31 May 2015|
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Response from JHWindermere | Property representative |
Our phone number is :- 015934 43724 or mobile 07590201542 Thank you
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Room Tips
"Room was Great"
shorsfield9
21 Aug 2018
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"The guest house rooms were all generally quiet."
fusiliermac
10 Aug 2018
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"No tip. Everything was was catered for even USB ports for your phone."
colnagokid04
28 Jul 2018
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26 Jul 2018
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