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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This B&B was in a great location and very clean which was great. Plenty of hot water in the shower morning and night and the breakfasts were fresh, hot and wonderful. Just what was needed to get you through the day in the beautiful Lakes. The owner was lovely and it was a great stay. The only little down side...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We appreciate your lovely comments and recommendation of our guest house. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Please book direct for our best rates.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

A friendly, clean, lovely guest house. Lovely breakfast and plenty of it. A nice place to stay when travelling on your own. Close to all the restaurants and amenities. Great price. Would return on other trips.

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Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your brief stay.

Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Lovely welcome, clean & fresh B&B, bed was fantastic didn't want to get out of it. Breakfast was nothing flashy but just right - not greasy either which was great. Gill & Jon the owners were very discreet, which i found great as we have stayed in other B&B's and the owners are overbearing. Location to the town is perfect,...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We're so relieved you got home safe after your flat battery. It was no problem helping you, just wish we could have done more. Glad you ejoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Gill was really welcoming and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was comfortable and exceptionally clean. The breakfast next morning was delicious with plenty of tea and toast. The location of Holmlea is perfect for all the local pubs, restaurants and shops being only a short walk away. We had a great time and would stay again.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again soon.

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The service from start of our trip to the end was fantastic, We got a lovely warm welcome , nothing was too much trouble, the room was spotless and facilities in the room were great. The room we stayed in (no5) hadn't got a bath shower only, The location of this guest house means you can park the car up...

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and recommendation of our guest house. It was lovely to meet you and hope you get chance to visit us again soon.

Burton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Holmlea is a quiet guest house ideally situated to explore fells around Lake Windermere. There are a variety of very good quality restaurants and pubs within a 5 minute walk. The House and bedrooms are exceptionally clean and delicious breakfasts served every day we were there. Added bonus is the free pass to enjoy the spa at the nearby hotel....

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you again on your second visit. Please stay in touch with us for more special offers, only available when booking direct.

Widnes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed for 2 nights from Feb 12th. Lovely B&B and fantastic, friendly hosts. The breakfast on both morning's was beautiful. Close to all the shops, restaurants and pubs, yet on a quiet stretch of road so it isn't noisy. Will definitely return!!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. John and I look forward to seeing you again soon.

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We enjoyed a really comfortable break here, Gill's very friendly, the room was spotless, nice and quiet at the back of the guest house, and nice breakfast in the morning. Definitely go again, it's in a perfect location, only a few minutes walk down to the lake.

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Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate your comments and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon.

Altrincham
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed at the Holmlea over New Year: always a very busy time, but Gill and John, the owners, were always welcoming, friendly, unruffled and extremely thoughtful. Complimentary chocs in the room made a charming complimentary New Year gift, The rooms were comfortable, clean and carefully planned and the bed very comfortable. The free wifi (with suitable working space) and...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your New Year experience with us. So pleased you enjoyed your stay (and the complimentary chocolates!). We hope to see you all again soon.

Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Its always difficult to select a Bed and Breakfast using the many search engines on the internet. On this occasion we were not disappointed. My wife and I stayed for 3 nights in October. The room was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was so filling that we did not really need that coffee and cake in the morning that we...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holmlea Guest House is a quality bed and breakfast accommodation located in a prime, quiet location of Bowness on Windermere, very close to Lake Windermere. We cater exclusively for adults only and are unable to accommodate pets. Our comfortable bedrooms offer high standards of cleanliness and a relaxing retreat after a day on the fells or a leisurely cruise or walk. Guests staying two nights or more have free access to swimming pool, sauna and gym facilities at a nearby hotel overlooking Lake Windermere. Bowness village is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere and is surrounded by magnificent countryside, scenic walks and breathtaking views. Bustling with activity throughout the year and offers specialist shopping for fashion, food, arts, crafts, cafes, restaurants, pubs, tourist attractions and Lake Windermere cruises. All within a few minutes stroll from our Guest House. Look no further than this perfect location from which to stay, relax, unwind and take home great memories of your short break in the Lake District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmlea Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $152 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“No needs all rooms are very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles iangorbutt, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The only thing I would change is the radiator as with the room been on the side of the house it took a long time to warm the room in the winter but this is only a minor thing ”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnmack22, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Gill direct with any concerns”
 of 5 bubbles dianehO1931EV, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 5 you could just see view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles traceya386, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“My husband and I had room 1, our son rm 2 (double for single occupancy). Rm 2 larger. Both had pleasant garden and fell views, not lake.”
 of 5 bubbles O8417TKsusanc, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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