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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oak bank”(4 reviews)
“car park”(23 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
We are a Cumbria Quality Assured Guest House in the centre of Bowness on Windermere overlooking Lake Windermere & the Langdale Pikes. 11 Of our rooms are en-suite & all have showers & some have a bath & shower. Several of our rooms have magnificent lake views & we are just a short walk...
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Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU, England
83 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just had the most amazing two night break in Bowness on Windermere. We wanted a B&B that had a central location and secure parking, when we came across Oakbank house! The location of the guesthouse is perfect! We had a beautiful view of the lake...More

Thank AnnaRhodes1994
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just spent 3 nights at this lovely place in Bowness, in a good location close to all the shops, restaurants and bars, and a few minutes' walk from the lakefront. We had a room on the top floor with a magnificent view over the town...More

1  Thank smokedpaprika
Response from OakbankHouse, Owner at Oakbank HouseResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased you had such an enjoyable stay. The girls were pleased to read your feedback. We hope you return again. Danny

Reviewed 6 days ago

Pros: Good Breakfast, with a good choice, with excellent service. Comfortable and clean rooms, some with lovely views. The staff were all lovely and helpful. Excellent location as the guest house is right in the heart of Bowness. Guest house has its own car park...More

Thank katie s
Response from OakbankHouse, Owner at Oakbank HouseResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to provide your feedback. I have taken on board your comments and actioned them accordingly. If I may point out you are correct in pointing out our newly decorated hall ceiling did have a fresh...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a warm welcome on arrival and shown to our room. Our room was quite small and I wish the room hadn’t have had carpet as it was a thick pile carpet and looked like it had seen better days. The shower room was...More

Thank 858Carol
Response from OakbankHouse, Owner at Oakbank HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us and for providing feedback. We use your feedback to improve our service and make any necessary changes. Our communal areas have just been redecorated so I will have to accept that it was not to your taste. Apologies, none-the-less.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online for one night. We were greeted by the friendly owner Danny, who explained about breakfast time etc. Our room was lovely and fresh looking and the ensuite shower and toilet, spotless. Our standard room (5) had a fantastic view partly of the...More

Thank MrsBrownEyes
Response from OakbankHouse, Owner at Oakbank HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the trouble to provide detailed feedback of your stay. The team will be pleased to read your comments. I hope you will return here when you next visit the Lakes.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$118 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$118 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (101)
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Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Poolzy
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The Old England Spa. 100 metres away Danny
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Hello, I find your attitude amazing. You clearly believe that your choice of words were not abusive or offensive and you fail to understand that it is not what you think that determines that but what others who heard you... More
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Room Tips
"Room 9 has a lovely view, if you can manage the stairs."
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"rooms 4 and 6 fabulous lake view. room three no view but nice big bathroom"
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"Great view from top rooms"
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"Superior room was bigger and has the best view. Be prepared to climb stairs to get in the hotel and to the..."
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