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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cranleigh Boutique

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Cranleigh Boutique
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6 reviews
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“Excellent hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Stayed for three nights in room 6. Love this hotel and the location, the hotel is a very short walk to the shops and restaurants. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel does not offer dinner as there are lots of places to eat out in Bowness. The hotel is great value for money. Cannot fault a thing, pure luxury :-)

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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hudson101, Public Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 1 October 2013
Thanks for placing another review Rachel we have noticed you like Room 6! It’s great that you have taken the time again and that we have found a repeat customer in you – thanks! Thank you for recognizing the value for money and the luxury of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Cranleigh in the future.
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Inverkip, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

I won a nights stay in a luxury room through the Cranleigh's facebook page, having been to the Cranleigh before I was delighted and could not have asked for a better prize. We decided to use our prize for our Anniversary and had an absolutely fantastic time. On arrival the staff were so friendly and welcoming, we were shown to our room which was room 14 and it was gorgeous, the decor was lovely and we were given a bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates in our room, a lovely extra.The room itself had a flat screen tv, ipod dock and a tv at the end of the bath. The hotel has a fantastic location and is only a couple of minutes walk from the centre of bowness.Part of our prize was a 6 course meal at Porto which was absolutely amazing. Breakfast in the morning again was fantastic with a varied choice of hot food and also cereals, juice, fruit, bread, meat and cheese. As i said earlier we have stayed here before and can honestly say that both times we have been treated so well by the staff, this hotel is an absolute gem and located in one of my favourite places, the Lakes are like my second home. We will definitely be back again, thank you so much for our prize.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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hudson101, Public Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 1 October 2013
Thank you for your review! It sounds like we have certainly pleased you on both occasions, which makes us very happy. It’s great that you had stayed previously at the hotel prior to your win and that you will be back to stay with us. Happy Anniversary! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, thanks all the team at the Cranleigh.
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West Lothian, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Me & My wife had a short stay in the Cranleigh Boutique last week and it was amazing, what an experience.
The hotel itself is beautiful and in a good location, the staff have obviously been trained to a very high standard in customer service, the staff were consistently very attentive & professional, went out of their way to help and offer assistance.
The room was lovely with great facilities (inc a TV in the bathroom!), staff come in to the room in the evening to turn down the bed, close the curtains etc and they leave little chocolates on the bed, the food at breakfast was great, with a good selection of croissants, pastry's, fruit, yoghurt, cereal, cold meat, cheese etc and of course a cooked breakfast which was brilliant. The parking out the front was sufficient and we where always able to get a space no problem, however I appreciate that during the height of summer this may be a different story, but I believe they provide off site parking for guests a short distance away.
All told we had an amazing experience and would have no hesitation in returning to or recommending this establishment.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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hudson101, Public Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 1 October 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time out to place a review on the Cranleigh. It sounds like you had a lovely break away with us. We’re really glad you had a nice experience with us and you feedback on the staff is very welcomed. We do try and do out best for our customers ensuring that all are welcomed; nothing is too much trouble for us. We do have the occasional negative comment on here relating to the car parking but as you suggest we do have an over spill car park nearby and have therefore adequate car parking for all guests which is actually a bit of a luxury within the area as a lot of hotels don’t have any! Thanks in advance for your recommendations and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

This guest house does exactly what it says on the tin. Really warm welcome, well equipped and stylishly decorated room. The staff very friendly and happy to advise, the weather forecast was spot on. Breakfast is wholesome and a good variety. We will definitely have this on our list to return to.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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hudson101, Public Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 18 September 2013
That’s great that you had a nice stay with us and that the hotel met your expectations. Thanks for taking the time to review us, it really is greatly appreciated. We hope to welcome you again to the Cranleigh in the future.
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

I was lucky enough to be a Facebook winner which meant that I won a night at the hotel in the luxury room of our choice, champagne, chocolates and a 6 course meal at the local number 1 trip advisor restaurant 'Porto'.

I used to live in the Lake District ( albeit the other end of Windermere) although I ow live in Berkshire which is 250+ miles away from the lakes. However we had a family gathering organised last weekend and decided to tag on our over night stay in the lakes.

I rang the hotel and there was a number of rooms available for the night in question ( note that when we arrived the hotel was fully booked, on a Sunday night, out of season so if you want to stay at this hotel, I would suggest you ring and book ASAP to avoid disappointment). I asked reception for their advice and they suggested room 5, so that's the one we agreed on.

My husband and I tried to escape the family gathering as soon as possible so that we could get to the lars. Upon arrival, a kind gent came out of reception and helped us park at the rear of the hotel. Reception was very welcoming and informative. We were shown to our room - WOW !!!! The hotel decor is really really good and the furniture and fittings are of the highest quality and the overall affect is wonderful.

My husband is a gadget man so he was in seventh heaven, what will the innovative locks, flat screen tv in the bathroom, etc. the room was lovely, the bed was divine ( so much so that we had a quick nana nap) and the bathroom was fabulous. I have to state at this time that the bathroom was so clean we felt like we were the first people to use it.

Reception called us to say that we could have complimentary coffee and or complimentary welcome glass of champagne, but we never took up this offer.

The champagne and chocolates were lovely and of course my husband had to purchase/ adopt the teddy bear who has been renamed from huggie to Cranleigh.

The meal at Porto's was really good ( I have already wrote a review for that) and my husband and I were delighted that upon leaving the restaurant it was raining........... Note that its not the Lake District if its not raining !!!!!!!

We went for a brief stroll down by the lake that is a stones throw from the hotel.

The following morning we were still full from the previous night but we went down for breakfast anyway, you now as you do and it was lovely and well worth stuffing ourselves again. My husband indulged in porridge where as I am a sucker for eggs royal ( eggs Benedict with salmon) and this was delicious.

I am sorry that we were not here long enough to go a Lake cruise ( we have been on these before and they are really good) or use the leisure facilities at the local hotel. However even though we stayed just one night we had a fantastic much much needed break.

Thanks to all the team at the Cranleigh, we think you, your hotel, your service, your team, your location and everything about you are fabulous.

Room Tip: I would ask reception to help you as they are really friendly.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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hudson101, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 18 September 2013
Thank you very much for you lengthy review. How nice that you’re from the area too and that you could re-connect with family during your stay. We think the beds are extremely comfortable too and we would certainly be tempted to have naps on regular intervals over a stay! We’re really happy that you had a nice stay and that you think we are fabulous over all! Thanks, hopefully we will welcome you again the future when you have other family gatherings on.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

We Stayed here for our anniversary and was lovely. Had THE best weekend,Room was superb, breakfast scrummy, and people helpful. Perfect for a romantic break away. Will def b returning, hopefully soon :) Mrs Lane.

  • Stayed August 2013
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hudson101, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 18 September 2013
Thanks Mrs Lane for your review. It’s great that we have attracted a repeat customer from your stay – shows us that we have done our job properly. We’re super happy that you had the best weekend!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

From the second you walk in you feel welcomed and cared for! The staff are absolutely amazing nothing is too much to ask. Then you get to your room and are taken back again. They are superb and all the little touches make it extra special! Thank you again...we WILL be back.

  • Stayed September 2013
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hudson101, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this review, 18 September 2013
Thanks for taking the time out to place a review on your stay. It means a lot to us to hear that our guests are satisfied. It’s nice that you recognize from the moment you arrive that we care about you and that we have thought about the extra touches to the rooms also. It looks like you’ll be back to stay which makes us even more happy! We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Property: Cranleigh Boutique
Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#10 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Cranleigh Boutique 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury Boutique accommodation, perfectly located in the Heart of the English Lake District. 23 Individually designed rooms and Suites with features including: private hot tubs, super sized air spa baths, free Wifi, free car parking, and access to leisure and spa facilities. Adult only accommodation. International award winning accommodation, completely unique to the area. ... more   less 
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