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Great location, tea and cake on arrival, comfy beds and quiet nights sleep, great full English breakfast plus homemade granola,fresh fruit and yogurt. Anita and Dennis more than accommodated us at the Archway, they really went the extra mile. Because we booked direct over the phone I was able to mention that it was my boyfriends birthday and when we...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our 2nd visit and it will certainly not be our last. Anita & Denis are the perfect hosts and welcome you like old friends. This time we visited for our anniversary and we were overwhelmed to find a beautiful card and gift in our room. Anita helped to find us the perfect restaurant for our evening meal and...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

This is a good start of our day! :-) Thank you so much Gemma and Kevin for your great review! It was really nice to welcome you to our B&B again and this time for your Anniversary which was extra special! Thanks a lot for your compliments and we are happy that your second visit was just as good as...

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a B&B in Windermere, look no further. My son and I had a wonderful 3 night stay in one of the standard rooms. Delightful hosts, Anita and Denis treat their guests as friends and are passionate about giving them the best possible experience. Tea/coffee and cake on arrival kick starts the welcome. Breakfast is a...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It is a real pleasure reading your fantastic review Trev and let us return the compliments by saying that we really liked having you stay at The Archway! We enjoyed talking to you and your son and we are just happy to read that you liked our B&B. We hope you will return one day as there is a lot...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a couple of nights at the Archway on the basis of other reviews and wasn't disappointed. Denis and Anita are a lovely couple who put their heart and soul into running this homely B&B and ensuring that you make the most of your stay in the Lakes. As well as the homemade cakes and cookies, Denis's breakfasts are...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much Chris for your wonderful review; we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Chef Denis is pleased about your compliments :-) It was great having you here and we hope you come back whenever you need to de-stress from you busy life! Parking in Windermere is at a premium, especially in the busy season...

Moss, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hosts and owners Denis and Anita welcomed us with coffee and cakes. They were fantastic nice and helpful. This is a cosy and central place to stay. Wonderful breakfast. Highly recommended. Siv and Jørn from Norway

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was really nice having you stay with us, our first guests from Norway! Thank you very much Siv and Jorn for your great review; much appreciated and written whilst you are still travelling! Hoping to host you again in the near future :-) Thanks again and best wishes, Denis and Anita

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would highly recommend staying in this lovely BnB run by the lovely Denis and Anita. Warm friendly hosts and super comfy beds with a great view from The Windermere room. Tasty breakfasts and in perfectly located position without being on the busy road. We will return again to this lovely accommodation and look forward to our morning taste of the...

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Thank Susan H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a mediocre guest house look elsewhere. At the Archway you are met by enthusiastic and passionate owners Denis and Anita waiting to make you visit special...Homecooked everything with a hint of the Caribbean (Thanks to Denis) and Anita with her wealth of travel and experience of living in a variety of countries shows through... The...

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Thank Bluesmartyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anita and Denis are very friendly, and the room we stayed which is very nice and comfortable. The breakfast has many selections and very tasty. Location is very nice, just only 3mins walk from Windermere train station. Additionally, they provide lots of information about traveling in Lake District. It is a very good place to stay. 民宿主人非常親切友善,房間也很溫馨很舒適,提供給客人的早餐多樣而且美味好吃,民宿地點非常好,距離溫德米爾火車站只需步行約3分鐘左右可抵達,除此之外民宿主人也提供很多關於湖區旅遊的資訊,是一個值得推薦的住宿選擇。

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! It is great to read that you had a nice time with us at The Archway! We look forward to having you stay here again in the near future. Thanks for all your compliments. Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent B&B in a good location. Big bonus were the very welcoming and helpful owners, Denis and Anita. Room was clean and comfortable and an excellent breakfast. Good location with a good variety of places to eat and shop. Pleasant walk down to Bowness. Definitely recommend it and hope to return soon.

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. It is always rewarding when our guests have a good stay with us :-) We are happy you liked your room and our breakfasts. Thanks for your recommendation and we do look forward having you stay here again. Thanks David and Trish! Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled the world, but have never experienced such warm and welcoming hospitality as that provided by Anita and Denis. You are treated to homemade cake and cookies upon arrival and the breakfasts are out of this world. There are at least 4 to 5 fresh fruits, homemade granola, a full English breakfast, but an unexpected yet enticing addition...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Mary and James: thank you so much for your fantastic review of our B&B. We enjoyed having you both stay here and have fond memories! Thanks for all the lovely compliments re our breakfasts and I know you are missing Denis his special Caribbean tasters :-) A reason to come back soon from Down Under. It is a long journey,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Archway Guesthouse- A good quality, small 4 star guesthouse in a quiet spot in Windermere village. We pride ourselves for giving all those little extras. All food locally sourced with an extensive award winning breakfast menu (homemade jam and marmalade) catering for all dietary requirements. Homemade biscuits in the rooms, as well as DVD/CD players and big comfy beds. Great location close to the station suitable for exploring the lakes with or without transport/ parking available. Breakfast included in the price. Prices are based on two people sharing per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Archway Guesthouse

Address: 13 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $125 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Archway Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Archway Guesthouse Hotel Windermere
The Archway Guesthouse Windermere, Lake District
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“Go for the larger rooms for a great view.”
Trevor894, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the B&B have the best views over the village.”
csoult08, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room towards west had best view”
finnebraatenj, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Windermere has a lovely view of the mountains and is quiet.”
545susanh, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the condition room....deep bath and fantastic view of the lake and fells.”
Bluesmartyboy, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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