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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here to turn up as a surprise for my brothers 40th, really enjoyed the place,room was lovely and spacious and clean couldn't fault it,the brekky next morning was excellent and the hosts couldn't do enough for us,extra toast and coffe re-fills etc,would deffo recommend and I will be returning as soon as I get the chance.

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

We hope that you will get the chance to return and stay again soon, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay

London
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Thank you for making our short stay in Bowness-on-Windermere a comfortable one. We had a group booking, one couple and other couples with children. The accommodation was spacious and better than we expected. And the breakfast was wide-ranging, plentiful and delicious. I would definitely book at the The Burn How Garden House again and would recommend to anyone wanting a...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

We hope that you will all be able to come back and visit us again, I have passed on your thanks to the staff and would like to thank you for your recommendation

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Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

Apart from the rooms being a little dated and wifi not reaching the rooms, we had a brilliant stay. Great location and super family warm welcome through our stay. Breakfast we superb with and array if options and also gluten free options for my daughter. Otherwise. Rooms were of a good size. Bright airy and very clean. Would not hesitate...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we were sorry to read that you seemed to have a problem with the wi-fi, as we only have 2 rooms that the wi-fi does not reach

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We spent almost a week at the Burn How in an individual flat-like house with a terrace. The room was huge (there were four of us, two adults and two children), clean, and had big windows. Staff were friendly but a little bit on the "formal" side, as we had to tell them in advance at what time we would...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

As you know we tried to fix the electrical problem with your good help and the electricians but after further investigation it transpires the sensor had been altered by our efforts and was not firing. As to the Wi-Fi in number 5, it was rectified and worked after the engineers visit whilst you were here. "Ritualistic service in a medieval...

Stockton on Tees
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Stayed here July 2014 for a short leisure break. Quirky small Hotel where all the bedrooms are away from main building i.e. Reception/Bar/Restaurant. We had an upstairs chalet room that was huge with a veranda that you could sit out so ideal during the hot summer days or just open the patio doors tto let air in - you didn't...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your stay and your description of the hotel. We hope that you will visit us again and enjoy another stay with us

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Spent two nights and wish it had been longer. My husband is disabled and the room had all the amenities required to make it a pleasant stay. If there was a downfall it was the fact the grip round the toilet was on the left side and his stroke left him with a weakness on that side. It would have...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know that you had and enjoyed your stay and would have liked to stay on. We have noted your comment that it would be beneficial to have a support rail on the other side of the toilet as well. We hope that you will visit us again

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed with wife 10 years ago and recently went again and its still as good..! warm and friendly, clean and tidy rooms in the middle of windermere..! good price and fabulous breakfast..! lots of shops nearby so the wife was happy..

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

We look forward to being able to welcome you back to see us again, we hope that you will be able to return sooner the next time

Royston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We stayed at the Burn How during the first week of August and thoroughly enjoyed our week. The hotel is ideally located, being close to the town and lake, but also in a quiet area. Great for walking and cruise trips on the lake. Plenty of good restaurants in the town but best to book in advance as the best...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, It is always a pleasure to pass on to the staff positive comments. We are pleased that you were able to bring your issues up at the time and that we had the opportunity to rectify them for you. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in the Lake District and...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Visited again, this time in summer and had a great stay. Travelled with my parents in their 80's who were staying for the 6th time. All of us very happy with everything. We were met by Dorothy on reception and she could not have done enough for us, even taking a birthday card to my parents room when I told...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to be able to pass on such wonderful comments to the staff, especially when their names have been remembered. Thank you for taking the time to do this and letting us know that you stay was enjoyed

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We have been to The Burn How Garden House Hotel for a four night stay. On arrival we were greeted by the lady on reception and shown to our room which was in a chalet with its own parking space and a balcony overlooking the gardens. We were booked in for bed and breakfast and paid separately for the evening...

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officebh, Manager at The Burn How Garden House Hotel, responded to this review

It will be a pleasure to welcome you back when some peace and quiet is needed. Thank you for taking the time to send us your lovely review of your stay

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This unique Lake District hotel only two minutes stroll from Lake Windermere and the village of Bowness, is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The Burn How's unique layout is refreshingly different to most hotels; all of the bedrooms are located outside of the main building within the private grounds making the stay peaceful and relaxing for the discerning guest. You can take picturesque walks from the hotel, or cruise on Lake Windermere, and if you take the Post Knott walk and you find the hotels bench, bring back the inscription and you will have a drink on us. For the shopping magnets find a special Lakeland gift in the village only two minutes walk away. On your return from a full day, relax and meet friends or family in the congenial atmosphere of the lounge and bar, or on pleasant summers evening sit out on the patio and take in the beautiful surroundings. Relax in the comfort of your room choosing from modern chalet style to four poster or traditional bedrooms. Most have private sun terraces. All have ensuite bathrooms, colour televisions, telephones and hot beverages. Rooms on the ground floor have direct access to the rose garden and patio, with some having disabled facilities. There is ample free parking available. Experience English and French Cuisine made only from the freshest produce and served in the style in which Burn How Garden House Hotel is famous. Three courses and coffee is around £35.00 Per person. At the end of the day relax with family and friends in the congenial atmosphere of the lounge and bar or on a pleasant summers evening take in the beautiful surroundings of the patio and gardens. Shoppers and browsers will delight in the speciality stores and attractions in nearby Windermere and Bowness. Whilst a drive over the Hard Knott pass is for the courageous with its 1 in 3 and 2.5 Gradients - but the views are spectacular. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Burn How Garden House Hotel

Address: Back Belsfield Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 6,826 - ₹ 13,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Burn How Garden House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Burn How Hotel
Best Western Bowness On Windermere
Bowness-On-Windermere Best Western
The Burn How Garden House Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#9 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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