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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were very excited to meet our grown kids for a week away from the press of city careers. We wanted it to be special, luxurious, and a bit extravagant-- but we're US professors and therefore on a budget. The Ryebeck delivered on all of these criteria and then some A few examples: I did perhaps the most touristy thing...

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Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us visited for Sunday Lunch and we felt it was exceptionally good. We all had something different to eat, roast Galloway Beef, Saltmarsh Lamb, Chicken and Monkfish accompanied by vegetables with all the trimmings, plus a choice of size of Yorkshire Pudding, and we all agreed that everything we chose was really excellent. We also had very good...

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chester,UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a special family dinner, for four. Sensitive, attentive staff in adequate numbers. A keg beer, quite heavy, and served cold, is really worth a try: it's just like a real ale, and very tasty; it goes by the name of something like "5 Star". Excellent a-la-carte menu and imaginative wine list. Shared cold starters are becoming popular world-wide,...

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Scotland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went on my own for a short break to the Rybeck. It is a lovely house in beautiful grounds with views of the lake. The staff were friendly but unfortunately my stay was spoilt by various problems in the bedrooms. I was in a single room on the first floor at the front of the house. There were 2...

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U.K.
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would just like to thank all the staff for making us most welcome .The hotel is brilliantly located close to Windermere, the breakfast was excellent ,the room first class and thank you for making our dog poppy welcome ,would recommend this hotel and would certainly use it again and again Thank you all at the Rybeck Mr White room...

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Caistor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight here with dinner and breakfast included in the deal and had a superb experience. Arriving slightly later than expected due to a lengthy walk, we were speedily checked in and offered a dinner slot at 7pm, which was perfect for us. The room was quiet, clean and kitted out with all that we required. The bathroom had...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a real gem. Our weekend away was a gift from a friend and what a special treat. The location of the hotel is great, near to the centre of Bowness and Ambleside. The real star is the view from the gardens. We were lucky enough to have wonderful weather and spent most of the afternoon with a...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned today from a lovely 4 night break with my husband and 10 yr old son. The hotel is lovely. Boutique type of feel, fantastic breakfasts and lush dinners and a super lake view room. It's a 10 min walk to the ferry. 20 min walk to Bowness town and only 20 mins drive from the motorway. The staff...

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edinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was in a lovely setting, just a 5 minute drive from Bowness on Windermere. and with a clear view across the lake. The grounds were tastefully laid out and well kept, and on a warmer day it would have been lovely to sit outside and enjoy the view from the garden. Inside the hotel was stylish but comfortable...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

last minute weekend break away and what a pleasant surprise .View from bedroom outstanding and conveniently located for pleasant walk into Bowness. food beautifully presented and staff could not be more helpful. looking forward to visiting again

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
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: $206 - $387 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“This was a dining experience alone”
michaelJA767, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back with a lake view are probably better than the single rooms.”
Gilly5, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Quiet with great Lake-views”
dmshep66, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a 'cosy room' which gave us access to a small private patio.”
itripney, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms fine, but worth upgrading for larger rooms and good views”
candam, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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