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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We spent 5 nights in this fabulous B&B. Nicky & Gareth are brilliant hosts & nothing is too much trouble. Would recommend to anyone looking to stay in Windermere - hard to beat on all fronts. We will be back in 2017.

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thanks Martin, Denise & Becky - it was a pleasure hosting you at Ivy Bank. So glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for recommending us. See you next year!

North Wales
Reviewed 13 March 2016

There are no negatives to say about Ivy Bank, it lives up to it's rating..Superb! Accommodation cozy and home from home, Nicky and Gareth the perfect hosts. Rooms very clean and comfortable, breakfast is superb and very filling. If you are looking for a friendly welcome with great value and superb accommodation, look no further. Can't wait to return. Thank...

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad that you liked our newly refurbished room and enjoyed the brekky. We are pretty relaxed here and hope our guests feel the same when they stay. I am glad that you are looking to come back and see us again....hope it's soon!

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We arrived and greeted by a friendly welcome from Nicky and Gareth. We where offered and upgraded to the best room at no extra cost. Due to this being our first visit to the Lakes, Nicky and Gareth pointed us in the right direction to obtain the best locations for seeing some fantastic views. Even printing off maps so that...

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Frank and Cheryl. It was lovely to meet you both - I hope you got to Gummers How on your way home? We can recommend lots of lovely places like that. Look forward to seeing you both again - call or email us for best rates. Best Wishes.

beamish, england
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This was our second 'new years eve' visit to Ivy bank. We booked last minute and were lucky as they had a cancellation and were so happy we did. A lovely friendly welcome was given from Nicky and Gareth who couldn't have done more during our stay. Due to NYE festivities a later window for breakfast was given which was...

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hello Gary and Julie Thanks for writing a review for us and more importantly thanks for coming back to Ivy Bank again. It was lovely to see you both. Glad you enjoy the brekky, we source our bacon, sausages and free range eggs from local farms. I hope that you can stay longer than one night next time! See you...

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

It was my first time staying at Ivy Bank and it's the best B&B I've stayed so far! It's conveniently located about 5 min walk from Windermere station. If you have bulky luggages, cab from the station cost about £4. Nicky and husband are extremely hospitable and friendly! I stayed in an en suite room for 3 adults. They will...

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write this review for us. We are so happy that you had a good stay here at Ivy Bank and enjoyed the triple room. Thank you for recommending us to your friends. Best Regards

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My friend took me to this place and she had come before. We have three and lived in top floor. It's lovely room like photo. The host are very kind and warm. I can feel they really love this place and love to sharing it. The breakfast is yummy too. Don't worry no preparing, they are kindly to ask. We...

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Ah, thank you for your review. We loved having you three girls here. You were so smiley and happy during your stay and we are so glad that you had a nice time. You are all so welcome to come back again and we look forward to it a lot.

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

A really lovely B&B. Comfortable, clean, welcoming and homely rooms. Great breakfast and ideal location. The lake district surely is the most beautiful place on earth. Will be back soon and will definitely stay here again.

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Sarah Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We enjoyed having you stay with us here at Ivy Bank and really hope that you come back and visit us again soon. You are right, The Lake District is the most beautiful place on earth and we love to share our experiences with guests so that they make the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We have just an amazing time in the Lake District over the bank weekend. Nicky and Garreth were amazing hosts. Ivy Bank is stunning and I would 100% recommend staying here. We loved getting up every morning and having an amazing breakfast! You definitely have a feast, you won't go hungry. The rooms and shared areas are extremely tidy and...

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience here at Ivy Bank and we loved your enthusiasm for the beautiful Lake District and we love helping guests make the most of their stay here. There is still so much more for you to see, so we would love to have...

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Have just returned from our 3rd visit this year. Nicky and Garreth are friendly hosts and make you feel very welcome. There is a nice relaxed and cosy feel to the B&B. Nicky and Gareth have a lot of local knowledge and are more than happy to share this and offer suggestions on places to visit or things to do....

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your kind review. We always look forward to you both staying here and know how much you love Ivy Bank and the Lake District. Each time you visit we love your enthusiasm to find new places to explore, to climb another mountain and just enjoy that getting away from it all experience. Look forward to seeing...

Madrid
Reviewed 2 August 2015

An attractive detached house with a small, but beautiful garden in a quiet street in Windermere, close to the centre of this lovely small town. Nicky and Gareth, the owners, are former IT managers who, less than 2 years ago decided to leave London and do something different by opening a Guest House. It turns out that they are rather...

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. One thing we like to pride ourselves on is making sure our guests have a great time and make the most of their stay here at Ivy Bank and in the Lake District as there is so much to see and do in a limited...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within 30 minutes walking distance of viewpoints, tumbling waterfalls and the Lake shore, Ivy Bank is situated in a quiet position close to the village centre, shops, restaurants and station. There are comfortable beds, spotless en-suites, attractive decor, a superb choice for breakfast and a relaxed atmosphere. Aromatherapy massage available on site. Discounted use of local leisure club. Private parking, storage for bikes. Free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivy Bank

Address: Ivy Bank Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 5,827 - ₹ 7,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ivy Bank 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The top room was idea for a small family of three even with a large 14 year old son.”
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“we had small room and it was fine for 3 nights.”
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“The rooms vary depending on your needs.”
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