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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel pitches itself as follows; "Unpretentious, relaxing country house and restaurant nestled in beautiful gardens above the majestic Lake Windermere" which sums it up very nicely.This was our first visit to the Ryebeck on a winter Travelzoo voucher 2 night stay, having stayed at numerous Lakeland Hotels down the years. When we arrived outside I feared it may be... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here for a two day break in November 2016. About a mile from Bowness. On arrival the staff were really friendly and we were given room 5 on the ground floor. Really clean and a very comfortable bed. All the extras were provided in the bathroom. There were tea making facilities with a wide range of choice. Breakfast was... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in November. The hotel is in a beautiful setting, and although it was on the cool side we were able to sit outside overlooking Lake Windermere and have a refreshing drink, Our room was clean and comfortable with views over the lovely gardens. What makes this hotel so special is the staff all were... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for wifes birthday weekend and were not disappointed with our choice of hotel. The room was was exquisite and well decorated. Very clean and comfy bed. The restaurant was brilliant and food/views were superb. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Bar and lounge areas were well furnished and relaxing. Will be back again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay here. Managed to get a great travelzoo offer. We stayed in a "cosy" room which was just fine, warm, clean, nice comfy big bed, good bathroom, good selection of hot drinks and nice bathing products. Breakfast to order with a lovely selection and good quality food, views down to the... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A late long weekend in the lakes and this was our chosen place to stay. Good place, well appointed yet keeping some features from older uses. The whole place and staff were very welcoming and made our stay a pleasure. Food was really good and well presented and in most instances everything operated smoothly. There seemed minimal staff on Friday... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ryebeck is simply a wonderful place. My wife and I arrived in the dark and were tired from our journey. The staff were very warm and helpful. The weather was not kind during our three night stay so, we actually ended up eating dinner three nights in the restaurant at the hotel and even had lunch one day. The... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just stayed at The Rybeck for one night on a special offer. This is our second stay and it was once again superb. The location is close to Bowness with wonderful views of Lake Windermere. The hotel is a warm and friendly country house type hotel. The rooms are well furnished and a decent size with very comfortable... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a two night stay and loved it. The staff were so warm and welcoming. Our room was lovely and the bed was super comfy! The views from the hotel were breathtaking. The food was amazing and we will definitely be returning, a most enjoyable stay!

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

Hi Lisa S, Many thanks for your very kind words, they are greatly appreciated. I will pass on your thoughts to the entire team, including head chef Chris Lee and his team in the kitchen. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Greg More 

Horncastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in lots of country house hotels, but this has to be one of the best. Superb location over looking Lake Windermere. Our room overlooked the lake and was spacious and comfortable with th benefit of a beautiful modern bathroom with a wide double ended bath, perfect for a romantic break. The staff, especially the manager, are welcoming and... More 

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

Hi Mary S, I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and I will ensure I pass on your kind words to the entire team, especially to head chef Chris Lee and his team in the kitchen who do a sterling job creating a range of temptingly tasty dishes. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $156 - $357 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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“We were on ground floor with no view”
 of 5 bubbles Gwil186233, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 19 which was at the rear facing the beautiful garden.”
 of 5 bubbles N6218VZmarkc, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The "superior" rooms are bigger and very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Werlein_Manor, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“superb rooms overlook the lake and gardens”
 of 5 bubbles G4869TOdebbieb, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Superb rooms have lake views”
 of 5 bubbles 269sevib, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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