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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building and garden with mature trees themselves were attractive, however little attention seemed to have been paid to creating a warm atmosphere by night outside the hotel, mainly attributed to garish floodlighting in the car park area and what looked like a strip of hideous blue rich white light at the front of the building which did little more...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected a cosy room on a Travelzoo offer to be simple and modest accommodation but we were delighted with a lovely room with plenty of space, a great view of the garden and a decent bathroom. The setting of the hotel is truly wonderful with great views of the lake, a lovely garden and spacious grounds. The public rooms,...

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Newcastle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting the Lake District for many years. Having stayed in many hotels within the Lake District, the Ryebeck has to be our favourite. The rooms are beautiful and cleaned to a very high standard, the staff are amazing - (Woana and Duncan) they always make us feel so welcome! We always feel at home and never want...

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Thank Apple0489
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed last week after a hectic Christmas. A really lovely relaxing stay with absolutely amazing food. Hotel was still decorated for Christmas so extra magical. Beautiful hotel with wonderful views, very helpful and welciming staff. This was our third visit and will be back again soon.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couple review: Before arriving, I had some e-mail correspondence with the Ryebeck about the night we had booked to stay. It was bonfire night and so I'd asked if they knew of any events in the local area. To which they had a speedy and highly informative response which I was grateful for as then we could arrange plans. They...

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Thank JessLaurenCostello
Greg S, Public Relations Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Hi JessLaurenCostello, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks for taking the time to write your review it is greatly appreciated. Customer service is at the heart of all that we do and I pleased that this came across in spades. I will make sure I pass on your thoughts to the entire team, especially to...

Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ryebeck on a dine for free offer. Slightly odd visit . The room ( for which we paid) was OK -adequate . clean and tidy no bath, poor electric shower and very hot electric towel rail in a small room with a sloping floor- not good . No chairs in room - Putting lots of cushions...

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1Thank roystonf
Greg S, Public Relations Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Hi roystonf, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review it is greatly appreciate. All feedback helps us to develop and enhance our offer. I'm sorry to hear you had issues with the room you stayed in. I have raised your points with the hotel general manager Duncan, who is having them looked into, including the depth of...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know about you but I get a bit nervous returning to the same place that it will be as good as the first time! A completely new team met us this year at the Ryebeck but all was really good. The staff were friendly and attentive, food delicious, rooms exceptionally clean and comfortable. We were our very varied...

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1Thank dianebrown26
Greg S, Public Relations Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Hi dianebrown26, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Christmas break away with us. Many thanks for taking the time to write your review it is greatly appreciated. I will make sure I pass on your thoughts to the entire team. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Greg

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was dreadful with the only redeeming features, the room and the Hungarian waiter. After being regular visitors to its sister hotels (Forest Side & Hipping Hall) I was really looking forward to our stay for my special birthday. I could not have been more disappointed and my birthday totally ruined. This experience can only be compared with a holiday...

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Gloucester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Ryebeck. It's in a lovely setting with beautiful gardens. Recently refurbished the rooms are well equipped with high spec bathrooms. Our bed was very comfortable. The staff are very helpful, friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. The food at The Ryebeck was of a high standard and very, very good....

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1Thank IlikeEngland
Greg S, Public Relations Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Hi IlikeEngland, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks for taking the time to write your review it is greatly appreciated. I will make sure I pass on your thoughts to the entire team, especially to our head chef Chris Lee and his team in the kitchen. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,...

Strathkinness, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to the Ryebeck for New Year celebrations. From the moment we stepped through the door to the moment we left we were thoroughly looked after. Duncan and his staff were excellent. The food was fantastic, the entertainment was very good, and a trip on the lake made it all very special. Will definitely return.

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Greg S, Public Relations Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Hi Tracey J, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your New Year stay with us. Many thanks for taking the time to write your review it is greatly appreciated. I will make sure I pass on your thoughts to the Duncan and his entire team.. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Greg

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Windermere's best kept secret. Situated in 5 acres of secluded grounds, this elegant country house hotel sits overlooking Lake Windermere. Our stunning restaurant has fabulous lake views and serves an exciting menu carefully constructed using locally sourced ingredients. Our welcoming lounges and bedrooms are individually designed and decorated to a high standard. All bedrooms are en-suite with most lake view rooms boasting whirlpool baths. We have a selection of pet friendly accommodation. Please contact the hotel directly for details. Please note that dogs are charged at £20.00 per dog per stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ryebeck

Address: Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $164 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ryebeck 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Fayrer Garden Hotel
Hotel Fayrer Garden
The Ryebeck Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District
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