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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The owner completely ignored us after taking £800 of our hard earned money. The surprise 60th get away we had planned was not possible after he told us he had been burgled. Never heard from him again. We are currently taking legal advise to try and track the conman down! The poor families that you have ripped off! How do...

15Thank Sarahmcdonald1985
DomeHouse, Manager at Dome House, responded to this review

Further to your review, all bookings have either taken place or refunded, if this is a genuine review please could you contact dome house via the email on the booking confirmation, as there has been no intention to keep payment for any booking, to note we have checked the booking system and have no note of a booking made in...

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This house is HUGE, everything is on a grand scale. The children loved the pool, hot tub and sauna were good, all the rooms are huge with en-suite. The accommodation was brilliant as well as the location. There are a few little thing's that could be improved on, there's no tumble dryer, bits aren't finished to a high standard but...

1Thank jamesshar
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Have just returned from a week at Dome House. Property was spectacular, immaculate, clean & warm...facilities; hottub, sauna and pool were a real treat. House is much bigger in the flesh than it looks on photographs and the original design by Robert Gaukroger has blended in so well to the Cumbrian landscape. It is an amazing design...The views are breathtaking...

3Thank emilygreerson
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Just back from a wonderful week at The Dome House. 4 families celebrating my mother in laws 70th birthday. The house was simply exquisite, we all felt truly privelaged to be in this property. The views are stunning and the design of the house meant that there was always plenty of space despite the large numbers. The house was clean...

2Thank Susan S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We spent Last week at Dome House (June 2016), and it was Spectacular in Every respect. The views are Breathtaking, the house is Simply Stunning and has mellowed in to its surroundings Beautifully. We all feel Very privileged to have been able to enjoy this slice of Heaven for a week. Robert the Owner could not have done more to...

4Thank AdamandLois
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Just received an email (a no-reply) telling us our holiday has been cancelled & to contact PayPal for a refund 3 weeks before we'red ue to go. Disappointed! is the milder term I'm going to use. This was a family holiday, 6 adults & 3 children. Not sure how I tell the children.

11Thank LindyLou82
DomeHouse, Manager at Dome House, responded to this review

Dear Lindylou82, sorry we cannot match your TA call sign to a guest name although we believe you are the booking near the end of June, please email us to discuss, although we know these reviews can take time to go live and believe we have already spoken over the phone and discussed that we have now made plans to...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Dome House was a total disappointment. We were not pre warned about there being no heating or hot water in half the house. The pool was not working so we had to pay for alternate spa at nearby hotel. There was a leaking radiator in one bedroom. Missing light fitting in the living area and a faulty freezer. We were...

40Thank Polly H
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Dome house was booked as a birthday surprise for my partner, along with 4 other couples. Although the house is potentially an amazing property, it had its faults that's for sure. It certainly did not meet our expections or fulfil its advertised status. The facilities we had paid for were not in working use, ie the hot tub did not...

20Thank Iphone86
DomeHouse, Dome house accomodation at Dome House, responded to this review

This is the same person who has already reviewed there stay as a different user , these people trashed the place and without been to graphic are scum. response from the other review they also left;- Unfortunately the terms of not using the house as a party venue were not respected by this guest and their friends and they left...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is my second visit to Dome House. My first visit was with my family. I returned with my husband and two young grandsons. We found Dome House to be immaculately clean and tidy. Its a wonderful place to recharge your batteries! The magnificent view over Lake Windermere is priceless, All the beds are very comfortable and if you are...

9Thank Skianne
Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, Dome Boutique did not fulfil our expectations. We were provided with an incorrect code to access the house, leaving us sat outside for a few hours, as the contact numbers provided were out of use, and our emails ignored. The swimming pool and hot tub did not work for the entirety of our stay and the freezers not working...

13Thank Bethgreenham
DomeHouse, Dome House self catering house at Dome House, responded to this review

Unfortunately the terms of not using the house as a party venue were not respected by this guest and their friends and they left the property in the following condition;- Dome living area and kitchen floor was littered with food, party glitter, Party items. Four full black bins liners containing empty alcohol bottles, beer, lager; wine and spirits had to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Dome House

Address: Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Also Known As:
Dome House Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
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“All rooms are great as you get whole house”
 of 5 bubbles emilygreerson, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No Need, You get the Pleasure of the Whole House!!!”
 of 5 bubbles AdamandLois, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The green room is the best suite”
 of 5 bubbles Iphone86, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Green Suite is much larger than the others, would recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles DamienandDen, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have great views”
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