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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is situated in a wonderful part of the lake district and is a great place to stay. Upon arrival we were shown to our room and given a guided view of all the amenities available. The staff were excellent and could not do enough for us, so helpful in all aspects of our stay. The room was of...

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very lucky to be situated where we are, close to Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District. Our situation gives our guests easy access to the rest of the Lakes for further exploration, either by car or public transport. We extend a warm welcome to our guests from the moment they set foot...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival we we checked in early to an upgraded room. The receptionist tool the time to give us a tour. explain menus and times etc. The room was wknderful with its own access to the stunning garden. The grounds are beautiful its setting is beautiful the staff were amazing. Very friendly and approachable! Me and my girlfriend got engaged...

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I'm delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us. We pride ourselves on the warm welcome we extend to all who walk through the door, letting guests know all about the meal options and timings, as well as showing them to their rooms personally. Our garden...

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All members of staff were exceptional in ensuring our needs were met. The room was clean,the bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was fantastic. I would highly recommend this place for a weekend stay. I didn't want to go home!

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brierywood, Front of House Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Our staff are always on hand to assist our guests, either serving food and drink, offering advice or just a friendly chat, we strive to enhance the enjoyment of our guests during their time spent with us. Our housekeeping team work hard behind...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, we were greeted by very friendly staff who couldn't do enough to make our stay any more enjoyable. You felt as though you were part of their family. The food is amazing and breakfast was cooked to order. We dined in the restaurant in the evening and the food was lovely. Can't nderstand why this...

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brierywood, Front of House manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank for your generous words. Our staff always take an interest in our guests and strive to ensure they enjoy their stay with us as much as possible. We all enjoy our time in the hotel with the guests, which projects a relaxed informal atmosphere that leaves our guests with a real feeling of home from home. Our chefs do...

Cramlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed overnight on Saturday 14th January. Lovely little hotel. Located in a great position for views of Lake Windermere, situated a 10 minute walk away. Clean and currently undergoing a refurb (we were advised this does not happen at the weekend which was great). Staff helpful, friendly, polite and very attentive. Room was bright and clean...

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your time with us. I'm so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the Briery Wood. We are in deed in a programme of refurbishments, as we are always striving to improve the customer experience. Our staff are always on hand with assistance and advice, or just a friendly chat about...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a weekend in the Briery. Hotel very clean and room are of a high standard and food is excellent. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for somewhere to have a relaxing stay.

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. I'm so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. All the staff work together as a team to ensure our guests have the best time possible, including Front of house staff as well as housekeeping and the chefs who work unseen, behind the scenes. It's always great to hear that...

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent location, dog friendly (treats and poop bags provided) lovely clean garden facing room, with table outside for summer days, friendly staff and great food. Hope to return soon with our pooch.

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving you review. It's great to hear that you and your dog had such a wonderful time with us. We do enjoy meeting the people who come to stay here, and their four legged friends who are always welcome. Our ground floor garden rooms are ideal for dog owners, giving direct access to the gardens for any...

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just returned from an overnight stay at Briery Wood on 7th Jan which was a great experience! The hotel is located in a great position for exploring the Lakes or just chilling.... The staff are most helpful and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. We had a garden room (no.3) which was well appointed, spotlessly clean and very comfy (massive...

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review.It's great to hear what a wonderful experience you had with us, the hotel is in an enviable position, on the main road between Windermere and Ambleside, giving plenty of opportunity to explore the area. Being set in 7 acres of our own grounds offers a tranquility away from the hustle...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely grounds, great welcome, friendly helpful staff. Very nice room (garden room). Very clean, fresh nice smelling linen on large beds. Great food at dinner and the best breakfast I've had in a hotel. We were on a "wowcher" and we were treat wonderfully from our arrival to departure. A shame that I just never had the time to try...

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your time with us. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Briery Wood Hotel. Our staff enjoy working here and interacting with the guests which promotes a relaxing atmosphere for all who stay here. The Wowcher deal we are offering is extremely popular, offering great value for money including,...

Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband,elderly Mum and I arrived Christmas Eve and left after breakfast on Boxing Day. This was a lovely break. As requested Mum had a room on the ground floor which was fine and we had room 21 on the top. We have stayed in 4 star hotels in the Lake District at a much higher cost and I can...

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your festive experience at the Briery Wood. We are proud of our festive package, which has seen guests return to us year after year to share their Christmas with us. Our bedrooms are well appointed, all with en suite bathrooms, as well as Tea and Coffee making facilties and colour TV, with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moments from the eastern shores of Lake Windermere and set in seven acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland lies Briery Wood Country House Hotel. This beautiful Lake District hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a country house atmosphere with all the comforts of home, while surrounded by spectacular landscapes, lakes and fells. Briery Wood is within easy reach of the popular villages of Ambleside, Bowness and Windermere, so it's a great base for exploring the Lake District, whether you are looking for a spot of retail therapy or outdoor adventure. The informal and friendly service is so good you'll hardly notice it. It's our job to make you feel at home...Which isn't hard once you sit back and unwind in one of our cosy lounges whilst enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $109 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briery Wood Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Briery Wood Country House Hotel Windermere, Lake District
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Windermere
#11 Family Hotel in Windermere
#13 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“Avoid the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles bogheadben, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles gmg, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved room 21 which overlooked gardens and had small balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 899Sunrays, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A natural beautiful building - so no lift. Take this into account when booking a room, esp if you have a problem transfering luggage. ”
 of 5 bubbles draggonfly, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 , quiet , roomy and comfortable , with a great view of the grounds and garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TheKingisnumber7, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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