My wife and I booked for 3 nights for our Anniversary.
The rooms are in separate outbuilding blocks surrounded by lush gardens . Our superior room was spacious, well decorated, with two comfortable lounger chairs and good facilities.
We enjoyed the restaurant food, which was beautifully cooked and served in a lovely dining area. We tried a meal there the first night, and enjoyed it so much we ate there the following night as well. The staff were friendly, attentive and responsive to individual requests.
There is adequate parking space and Bowness town is accessible within a five minute walk.
We had a lovely superior room overlooking gardens - #16. However, the walls of the bedroom units were not well insulated for sound. I was disturbed by noisy conversations from adjoining rooms which could be heard distinctly. The sound from TVs easily permeated the walls and could be heard even when your own TV was on.
There was an issue with the plumbing with noisy pipes at 6am in the morning as the hot water tried to get through, waking me each time.
The staff received my complaints sympathetically. No other rooms were available, so I left one day early with their apologies and a discount.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This unique Lake District hotel only two minutes stroll from Lake Windermere and the village of Bowness, is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The Burn How's unique layout is refreshingly different to most hotels; all of the bedrooms are located outside of the main building within the private grounds making the stay peaceful and relaxing for the discerning guest. You can take picturesque walks from the hotel, or cruise on Lake Windermere, and if you take the Post Knott walk and you find the hotels bench, bring back the inscription and you will have a drink on us. For the shopping magnets find a special Lakeland gift in the village only two minutes walk away. On your return from a full day, relax and meet friends or family in the congenial atmosphere of the lounge and bar, or on pleasant summers evening sit out on the patio and take in the beautiful surroundings. Relax in the comfort of your room choosing from modern chalet style to four poster or traditional bedrooms. Most have private sun terraces. All have ensuite bathrooms, colour televisions, telephones and hot beverages. Rooms on the ground floor have direct access to the rose garden and patio, with some having disabled facilities. There is ample free parking available. Experience English and French Cuisine made only from the freshest produce and served in the style in which Burn How Garden House Hotel is famous. Three courses and coffee is around £35.00 Per person. At the end of the day relax with family and friends in the congenial atmosphere of the lounge and bar or on a pleasant summers evening take in the beautiful surroundings of the patio and gardens. Shoppers and browsers will delight in the speciality stores and attractions in nearby Windermere and Bowness. Whilst a drive over the Hard Knott pass is for the courageous with its 1 in 3 and 2.5 Gradients - but the views are spectacular. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Burn How Hotel
- Best Western Bowness On Windermere
- Bowness-On-Windermere Best Western
- The Burn How Garden House Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District