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Briery Wood Country House Hotel
Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 August 2014

A lovely hotel with some of the best staff I have met for long time, when you first arrive the carpets on the stairs are threadbare at the edges and you worry about the rest of the Hotel but no it is very comfortable and pleasant the garden room are definitely the best, unfortunately the food was not up to the standard of the Hotel it was passable but not the best.

Room Tip: The garden rooms either 1 - 2 or 3
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for one night booking through late rooms. We thought the hotel and staff were lovely and helpful espeshally acomendating for our 2 dogs who were welcomed with open arms! We got room 3 with its own patio area which was brilliant for the dogs. We had a meal at the hotel n it was really nice! I would go back to this hotel very recommended!!!

  • Stayed: August 2014
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Thank Jenna H
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Spend 2 nights at the Briery Wood on a Travelzoo voucher which proved very good value,which included a 3 course meal on the First night.
Our room was clean and comfortable with a patio onto the fantastic garden area. The staff were very friendly and the breakfasts were class,The Lake District is a beautiful part of the country and recommend this hotel....

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank DaveHSouthshields
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Had a one night pleasant stay here in a room overlooking the garden - room 8. Nice clean bathroom but it was small. Also the TV in the room was exceptionally small but other than that we we enjoyed the stay. Paid £100 for B&B through late rooms. Would have stayed another night but they were hosting a conference and were full.

Thought the staff were efficient and helpful. Would rank this hotel as a very good middle range hotel in the Lakes. The carpet in the public areas is threadbare in places and needs replacing. Needs some money spent on it to bring it up to scratch but for what we paid, it was absolutely fine.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank bec011
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

A warm welcome on arrival, beautiful setting, ideal for a wedding lovely garden for photographs.
Lovely quiet room at the back of hotel, with comfy bed and nice bathroom. Close to Ambleside, we used the bus, was handy for Windermere too.
Dinner was excellent and well presented as was breakfast, with a good choice to suit everyone.
I would highly recommend this friendly hotel, an d will definitely return again in the future.
Anne Abbott .

Room Tip: It depends on what you want,they have garden rooms, if you did'nt want to do very much while the...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank anne a
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We have just had the most enjoyable stay at the Briery Wood Country House Hotel. We had a 2 night break with breakfasts and dinner on the first night included. The food was excellent. So much so that we also had dinner there on the 2nd evening. The staff were all extremely friendly and polite. We were initially greeted on our arrival by a lovely lady who was very jolly. She booked us in and showed us to our very spacious room with beautiful views of the delightful garden. The room had everything we needed and was very clean. The area is breathtakingly beautiful and situated between Windermere and Ambleside. The lake is stunning. We were lucky enough to have perfect summer weather and enjoyed driving around the countryside off the beaten track. Keswick is a lovely town to visit as are the other local towns and villages. We were more than happy to arrive back at the hotel after trips out to sit in the sunny garden with a cool drink before dinner. Other guests were very friendly and all seemed to be of the same opinion as ourselves about how lovely it is. I have no hesitation in recommending this hotel to anyone and would be very happy to stay there again. Thank you so much to all staff for making it such a lovely break. Juliet and Richard

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

I booked this place for a meeting with colleagues - it's main business is training and leadership conferences, so they really know how to look after business travellers. Really attentive service, very well proportioned rooms and a real bonus was beautiful weather and each of our rooms having a patio with chairs and tables. It has a variety of lounges, so we were easily able to find space and privacy to talk and plan together. A further bonus was pretty extensive landscaped grounds with some pretty good views over Windermere. What I like about this place is that it is pretty uncompromising on service etc.., but somehow manages at the same time to have a real "home from home" feel - exactly what you want when you are away on business. (though other guests (including families) were obviously leisure users and had no complaints) We managed to take advantage of a very good "all in" package on Sunday evening so all got pretty good value for money. Restaurant meal was great (probably the best cooked scallops I've ever eaten) and breakfast was pretty high spec. All in all a great place, particularly if you can get one of their deals.

Room Tip: We had rooms 1,2 and 3 - they were really big and had french doors and patios
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank phil J
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Additional Information about Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Windermere
#11 Family Hotel in Windermere
#13 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
Price Range: £79 - £210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briery Wood Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Moments from the eastern shores of Lake Windermere and set in seven acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland lies Briery Wood Country House Hotel. This beautiful Lake District hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a country house atmosphere with all the comforts of home, while surrounded by spectacular landscapes, lakes and fells. Briery Wood is within easy reach of the popular villages of Ambleside, Bowness and Windermere, so it's a great base for exploring the Lake District, whether you are looking for a spot of retail therapy or outdoor adventure. The informal and friendly service is so good you'll hardly notice it. It's our job to make you feel at home...Which isn't hard once you sit back and unwind in one of our cosy lounges whilst enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine. ... more   less 
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