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“Perfection”
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Cranleigh Boutique
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

From the moment we arrived we felt the staff really cared. Elena greeted us warmly, and showed us around our room, even explaining the odd noise the bath makes whilst auto cleaning (really useful or I would have thought I'd broken it). The room was so perfect, not as large as I expected but that didn't matter as everything was luxurious and so very comfortable. Once again, the staff with attention to detail made the room even nicer...everything topped up and rose petals rearranged every time we returned. Breakfast was a treat, Eggs Benedict is sublime, and to meet staff who are genuinely so friendly, makes me believe the Cranleigh is a great place to work. The location couldn't better, so close to the heart of the lake, restaurants and shops. My only criticism is that fellow guests, next door...downstairs and upstairs could definitely be heard, both in the throws of passion and with the odd row! We made a conscious effort to be very quiet in response to this. Overall, we were extremely happy and would definitely stay here again and again and again. Thankyou so very much xx

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2014

Thanks very much for placing your review on the hotel. It sounds like you had a nice break away. We can only apologise regarding the noise from other guests, we do try our hardest to minimise such issues nut naturally when you stay in a hotel we can’t diminish it all. We hope that you weren’t too disturbed by other guests. We also thank you for making a considerate conscious effort in response to the noise from yourselves… you sound like the perfect guests! We would love to welcome you back in the future!

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Reviewed 26 April 2014

My husband and I spent two nights at the cranleigh for our honeymoon in January. We arrived earlier than check in and asked if we could leave our bags anywhere, our room was ready so the friendly staff let us check in straight away. The room was faultless, all the little finishing touches really do count, made our stay perfect. My only fault would be the extravagant prices but with the fantastic deals held regularly I'm sure we'll manage a second visit and I can't wait! For anyone thinking of going look out for the two-night deals...one night would not be enough!

  • Stayed: January 2014
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2014

Thank you very much for taking some time to come back and tell us all about your special break with us. We’re really glad your stay was “perfect”. We hope to welcome you back in the future for many more happy memories.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

We stayed here 30th December to 2nd January for our “minimoon”. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by the receptionist who was very friendly and polite, we could not have wished for a more sincere greeting. We were taken to our room and could not have been more pleased! Our family had paid for extras including chocolates, champagne and the teddy, these just added to the room. We stayed in luxury room 6 and were blown away with the attention to detail, knowing this was a unique room designed for romance. The bathroom was fantastic, it was great to have the separate shower as well as the air spa bath, again adding to the romance of the location. We made use of the spa helping us to relax after the build up to our wedding day, which is a must visit!
The breakfast was really tasty, and was just what was needed!
This truly is the most romantic hotel and I would recommend anyone to stay here!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thanks ever so much for dropping on by to place a review on the hotel, we know how busy our lives can get so it means a lot that you came back to tell us all about your stay a few months down the line from it.
It sounds like you had the perfect romantic relaxing break following your wedding, which certainly pleases us, we hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Just on way home from a couple of days at the Cranleigh. We love this place as it oozes quality, luxury and romance. Nothing is ever too much trouble for the staff as they endeavour to make your stay an enjoyable one, no matter how many times you visit (and you probably will return!). Just one tiny suggestion....it would be nice to see a 'romance' section in the dvd library (seeing as the hotel is already ranked the most romantic) there's comedy, thriller, horror, scifi etc....but no romance! This is by no means a reason not to visit the Cranleigh (I just remembered this on the way home!) We will always recommend this beautiful place. Book a table at Jacksons....2 min walk down the road...Scott and Andrew are a fab team!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thanks so much for placing a review on the hotel, especially as it is evident that you have been to stay with us a number of times. Your comment “We love this place as it oozes quality, luxury and romance” is just brilliant! We take your feedback on board regarding the DVD selection and I’ll put this very good suggestion to the hotel manager for you. Thank you for your recommendations and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future.

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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for 2 nights on their spring deal and must say it was as good as we imagined

Stayed in Room 13, which was decorated beautifully with a big comfy bed and the spa bath was amazing! Slight wear and tear on the shower screen and towel rack but nothing that made any impact on our views of the place, really top class place to stay.

Breakfast was all presented nicely and top quality taste too with a nice little selection of other options like ceral, pastries etc.

The spa facilities you get to use are also very nice and situated close to the boutique, pool could do with being a bit bigger but still a plus to be able to use them while staying at The Cranleigh.

Finally, the staff were all well presented, friendly and couldn't so enough to help you.

If our 'superior room' was as nice as it was I can't imagine the quality of the 'Luxury Rooms' and the suites.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thanks for placing a review on the hotel; I’ve fed back your feedback regarding the shower screen and towel rack to the hotel manager. It’s lovely to hear comments like “really top class place to stay” and “it was as good as we imagined”.

Thanks for choosing the hotel and we really hope to welcome you back to the area in the future.

All the Best

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

We stayed at the Cranleigh on 17th April for 2 nights. We arrived too early for check in, but the reception staff were more than happy to look after our bags while we had lunch in the village. When we returned to check in, our bags had already been brought to our room which was a nice touch, as was the chocolates and Huggie bear. Our room was perfect for us, the bed was incredibly comfortable and the bathroom underfloor heating and waterfall shower was fantastic. We ordered room service which was value for money and speedy fast! The breakfast the next morning was delicious, the staff friendly and efficient. We then went out for a walk to Brant Fell where my boyfriend proposed! On return to the hotel, they had candles, rose petals and champagne waiting in the room, which topped off a perfect day! The staff were so nice! We then walked over to the spa, which was nice but a bit small as it was a busy Easter weekend. I cannot think of a single thing to complain about at the Cranleigh. I've already recommended it to friends and family and cannot wait to return!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Oh how lovely! What a great review, thank you for sharing your experiences during your stay with us. I think we’ll use this within our marketing. Many Congratulations to you both. We thank you for all of your recommendations and we hope to welcome you back for many more happy memories in the future.

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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed 15th April for 2 nights. This hotel is faultless, the staff can not do enough for you and really lovely. The room was absolutely gorgeous, we were in room 7 which has recently been decorated, its very classy and modern. The bathroom was fantastic with the spa bath along with TV! On arrival we had a bottle of champagne in the room as we booked 2 nights with an offer, and each night our bed was made with chocolates on the pillow - which I loved! The breakfast was delicious. The location is ideal just a minutes walk to the village with lots of restaurants and little shops, and of course the lake. Overall I honestly wouldn't fault a thing, the hotel is luxurious and the staff are lovely, and I would recommend to anyone in need of a special treat. Thanks for an amazing stay!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Emma D, Guest Relations Manager at Cranleigh Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thanks ever so much for taking some time out to place a review on the Cranleigh. It’s great that you found the hotel “faultless” this makes us proud and gives us the knowledge that we’re all doing our jobs well. Thanks for giving us great feedback on the hotel breakfast - a regular Brownie point winner for us and the staff of course too.
We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future.

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Additional Information about Cranleigh Boutique

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#10 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: £125 - £169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cranleigh Boutique 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury Boutique accommodation, Rooms Suites and Boutique Houses. All perfectly located in the Heart of the English Lake District.Each Individually designed 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 multi award winning accommodation, completely unique to the area. ... more   less 
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