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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Love it here stayed many times. First time for my sisters they was well impressed.The hotel is spotlessly clean . It has a good ambience. Fine breakfast selection It is in a fab location with beautiful scenery. We are spoilt now as we wouldn't want to stay elsewhere Warm friendly staff

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Preston, United Kingdom
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My husband and I stayed on a Sunday night at the end of October. The hotel's website said there were renovations going on, so I was a little concerned, but it seemed like a really good rate, so decided to risk it. This is a lovely hotel, very welcoming, and the service was great. It's a big property, but the...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

High on my list of favorites, this great Spa hotel was perfect for a late short break. We had a lovely comfy room overlooking lake Windermere. We entered the pool area via a cosy bar. The re-vamped spa centre offers a variety of treatments. There is a lovely swimming pool with 2 hot tubs, steam room, sauna & Plunge pool....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ended up here due to the equally dire MacDonald Old England over booking and shunting us out in favour of a large group of tourists. We arrived after 3pm but still had to wait for our room. The hotel is at best a glorified budget hotel. Beds that are too soft, pillows that have seen better days. A buffet...

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Macclesfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on our honey moon weekend! The hotel is well located literally a 2 minute walk from reception. It's a very clean hotel. Unfortunately one of the Jacuzzis was pratically cold! And you have to walk outside of the hotel to get to the spa. Our shower wasn't very hot and if any one else was using the...

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Thank Sophie F
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems every time we stay at The Burnside there are more improvements! Always for the better. We were given what I would call a Junior Suite, just lovely. Just so spacious and relaxing. Wonderful, friendly reception staff - especially Jo Jo - and the friends we stayed with just couldn't believe the decor in the rooms, restaurant and especially...

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Thank Iluv2travel57
Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned today from the Burnside Hotel & Spa after 4 days 3 nights of pure perfection, I wanted to take my husband somewhere special to celebrate his 40th Birthday & boy did I get it right. From the swift friendly check in at reception to our beautiful family room (344) & bath for two, it could not...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had our wedding at the burnside hotel and I cannot thank Chonie and the wedding team enough for the amount of effort they put in from start to finish.When we booked the hotel we had not even seen the penthouse suite or any rooms and really booked it because of the fabulous bay room.The penthouse was the...

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Thank eddieplum
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly thought I had booked a Standard Double Room but when checking in discovered it was a 'snug' room. Snug it was too! Was like a box room with nowhere to sit and very dated décor with a small window looking into a roof. Asked if I could look at a standard room. Like night and day. Refurbished with balcony...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited this hotel for a friend's wedding.Stayed for 2 nights, we had a fantastic time.The hotel is clean and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Our room was clean comfortable not great views of the car park but our friends had the penthouse suit which was stunning hot tub and stunning views. Used the swimming...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just minutes from Lake Windermere and the bustling village centre of Bowness, the Burnside Hotel offers full leisure and beauty facilities, two restaurants, a bar and a selection of bright, modern bedrooms as well as traditionally decorated bedrooms set in beautiful grounds with stunning views of Lake Windermere. Guests have free access to our leisure facilities including a pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, gym, squash and badminton courts, 2 snooker tables and relaxing beauty treatments are also available. Featuring a TV and free tea/coffee each room at the Burnside also has warm, colourful decor. Silhouettes Restaurant serves both modern and traditional cuisine, using local produce. In Harleys Bar conservatory, the Bistro provides a light menu. Guests can take afternoon tea or dine on the lake view terrace. In the Lake District, the Burnside offers free parking and is 30 minutes' drive from the M6. Shops, boutiques and restaurants in the centre of Bowness are a 5-minute walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa

Address: Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $174 - $391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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The BEST WESTERN Burnside Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District
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#5 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#7 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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“We asked for a quiet room and that's what we got.”
 of 5 bubbles daftblond, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check sizes of rooms - some appear larger than others, go for a junior suite if you can”
 of 5 bubbles Iluv2travel57, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“hot tub rooms are stunning with beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles AlanS729, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake view as scenery superb”
 of 5 bubbles MgtMeek, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front Rooms, have lovely Garden views.”
 of 5 bubbles ZumbaWunda, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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