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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, good theme and very friendly and helpful with an excellent quality breakfast.there is a outside balcony area to sit and take in the view of lake Windermere which I found a fantastic asset to this establishment.and it's only a five minute walk down to the lakeside in Bo'ness.

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Thank julesw2
Widnes, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We stayed here just after our wedding and it was the perfect place. The owners are so friendly and could not do enough for us the breakfast was lovely and it was im the ideal location. Would definitely stay here again had such an amazing time.

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Thank livingstone26713
london
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108 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

I came here with my family, for the third time and it was just as lovely every time. The rooms are sweet and have little ornaments and Beatrix potter toys in them, and the location is near enough to the centre, but not in the heart of it all, so it is quiet and near beautiful walks

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1 Thank lu1820
Kolkata, India
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

it was our first experience at a B&B, & it ws well worth it. we were a it sceptic of the concept, but having driven around Scotland & landing at windemere, we had got a fair idea of what to expect. Above the bay, actually surpassed all our expectation. it is quite a cozy little place, actually, just a couple... More 

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Thank pravinism
Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Me and my husband have just returned after a one night stay at this B&B. Great location, very clean room and lovely breakfast. Owner very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend and we would definitely stay again.

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Thank Laura S
Lancashire
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We stayed for one night. The owners were away, met by their friend who was friendly and helpful. The suite was comfortable but the decor was a little twee for me. My issue were with issues relating to stuff toys on the beds and carpet in the bathroom . Good powerful hot shower. The noise from the pipe work may... More 

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2 Thank Ushi100
UK
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46 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Great location close to the centre with all of it's pubs and restaurants, shortcut up an down the private steps shared with the B&B next door. Clean room with old fashioned décor, including carpet in the bathroom, a stuffed toy on the bed and an interesting selection of pictures. But having said that we could not fault it for value... More 

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Thank NYHel
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

just returned from a two night stay at this great B/B with our dog and two grandchildren very clean food was delicious and the owner very friendly would recommend to anyone. great location and everywhere was dog friendly .The only snag was the short cut down to centre was having to climb the stairs back upto the room.

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Thank Diane J
blackpool
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Just returned from a two night stay at this lovely dog friendly B&B. Would return again anytime and would not hesitate to recomend to anyone. A few minutes walk from Bowness centre, spotlessly clean rooms, good breakfast and an ideal base for exploring the lakes. Bowness is very dog friendly, plenty of places to eat and drink with your dog.... More 

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Thank donkeylasher
Cavendish, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Stayed here on our way up to Scotland and on our return journey. Great outlook across the lake from the huge balcony. Rooms were spacious, very comfortable, very clean and cosy, with great en-suite facilities. Breakfast was delicious and everything done to make our stay an enjoyable one.

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Thank Grey O

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Above the Bay

Address: 5 Brackenfield, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Above The Bay Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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  • At what time does the pool open each day?