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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quite simply this is the best bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in and up there with some of the best hotels - and I have travelled a lot! Anita and Denis are two of the best hosts I have encountered - friendly, warm, charming and extremely helpful. They could not have done more to make my stay any...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They were accommodating and friendly hosts. Very genuine too - in some B&Bs the owners feel like they're putting on an act, but certainly not here. As much food for breakfast as we could eat too. Delicious! I would highly recommend.

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are very happy with your lovely comments which we really appreciate, and also that you liked the Coniston room! Thank you so much Dominika and Ewan :-) We enjoyed talking to you and we happy to read that you had a great stay with us. Looking forward to having you stay again soon :-) Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anita and Denis were the perfect hosts; we were welcomed with tea and cake, and they were friendly and offered us plenty of advice as to places to visit and where to eat etc. Their emails, both before and after our stay, were a nice touch and made us feel well looked after. The bedroom was a good size, and...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much Yvette and Mark for taking the time to write such a lovely review about us and what we have to offer. It was beautiful weather and a great time to celebrate Mark's birthday here. Thanks for the compliments and we are happy that you had a good stay with us. I have passed on your breakfast...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Denis and Anita made us feel very welcome with a nice pot of tea and cake on arrival. The Windermere room was very clean with a large bathroom and homemade cookies to snack on. In the morning we had a lovely view of the snow topped mountains. The freshly cooked breakfast was more than enough to keep us going throughout...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate your very kind comments regarding your recent stay at our B&B and are happy to read that you enjoyed the Windermere room with its fantastic views of the mountains, even more spectacular with the snow and lovely sunset this time of year. We hope to see you and Rebecca soon again!:-) Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Wirksworth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very warm welcome on arrival with tea and cake. Lots of helpful but not overwhelming local advice and information. Breakfasts were excellent and we enjoyed the thoughtful extra on top of the full English - a chance to sample some Caribbean delicacies. The hosts were also very understanding of the particular needs of our family. We will...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much Suzanne and Alastair for your review; we appreciate your comments and are happy to read that you had a good stay with us. It is always good to read that guests enjoy our breakfasts. You will have to come back one day as we still have Alastair's shirt :-) We hope to see you again in...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little guesthouse and Denis and Anita are wonderful. Will definitely be going back. A real gem - very welcoming - could not ask for more. Spotless and very comfortable. Right in the centre of Windermere.

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Archway. It is always nice to read great reviews, but nicer to read that guests enjoyed themselves and appreciated what we offer. Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Archway was a great place to stay with very friendly hosts Denis and Anita. Everything was brilliant, the room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was great, with lots of choice! Would definitely stay again!

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much James and Sarah for your great review! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast. We look forward to hosting both of you again in the near future. Best wishes, Denis and Anita

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Archway Guesthouse for a short weekend break. The hosts, Anita and Denis, couldn't be more helpful and friendly. The room was clean with great view, excellent breakfast and home made muffins. Shops, including a great kebab shop and Sainsburys, are 2 mins walk away. Orrest head is just around the corner and the Lake is within...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate you leaving such a nice review about us. It was great having you both stay here and we are happy you had a restful break. Thank you very much Ahmed and Sheila. Glad you enjoyed our breakfast and that you liked the lovely view from the Coniston room. We hope to see you again in the near...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The Archway is an easy to find B &B with off street parking (limited but worth arriving early). Denis and Anita are a lovely couple with a great sense of humour. Straightaway they made us feel comfortable with a welcoming slice of cake and a cuppa....Clearly interested in their clientele and extremely knowledgeable with sights and features nearby. We had...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review; we really appreciate that! It was lovely having you both stay here and we are happy to read that you had a good time, enjoyed the large Coniston bathroom and our breakfasts. As you now know there is always some Caribbean sunshine and flavour at The...

London
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a wonderful experience staying at the most friendliest place - The Archway Guesthouse for four nights. Anita and Denis are very warm people and great hosts, they do everything to make you feel like being home. The room was clean and good, the food was delicious and home-made, and the breakfast menu had a very good list to...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us at The Archway! We enjoyed having the three of you here and it being Louisa's birthday made it extra special. It was fun having Sophie here with all her dollies; we hope they also enjoyed their stay :-) Alex, Louisa and Sophie we wish you all the best and when we come...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Archway Guesthouse- A good quality, small 4 star guesthouse in a quiet spot in Windermere village. We pride ourselves for giving all those little extras. All food locally sourced with an extensive award winning breakfast menu (homemade jam and marmalade) catering for all dietary requirements. Homemade biscuits in the rooms, as well as DVD/CD players and big comfy beds. Great location close to the station suitable for exploring the lakes with or without transport/ parking available. Breakfast included in the price. Prices are based on two people sharing per night. ... more   less 

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Address: 13 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: £72 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Archway Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Archway Guesthouse Hotel Windermere
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“Every room is fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles thesecretlist2016, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Centre of Windermere. Parking possible but limited so plan in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles wafayaw, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Conniston room has the best view of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles zfahim, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There a bigger room at the top with a big bed with a modern seperate big bath and seperate shower with a lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles mary642015, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great view, large bathroom, comfortable bed”
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