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“Wonderful accommodation with perfect hosts”
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Dene House
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful accommodation with perfect hosts”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We have recently returned from a 4 night break at Dene House and have to say this is by far one of the nicest accommodations that we have been fortunate enough to stay in .Ian and Jenny were the perfect hosts and nothing was to much trouble. The breakfast were exceptionally good and well presented. The standard of cleanliness was exceptional and the rooms were beautifully furnished and of a particularly high standard. I would have no hesitation in recommending Dene House and plan to return at some time in the future

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We spent 2 nights here last week to break our journey from north east Scotland to south west England.We chose Dene House because of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed.Ian is a most genial host and as other reviewers have mentioned the tea and cake on arrival is such a nice touch.Our room was lovely and the bed extremely comfortable and the whole place is spotless.Breakfast was fab and certainly set us up for the day.
It is only a 4 minute walk to the centre of Bowness and there are lots of good eating and drinking establishments.
Will definitely be back!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Perfect for our 2 night break, friendly hosts, beautiful tasty breakfasts, spotlessly clean and brilliant location. Rooms are spacious and contain a small fridge, which is a nice idea. You need look no further, thoroughly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I honestly have nothing but good things to say about Dene house. Me and my husband have just returned from a fab stay here and we loved every minute. My husband found the hotel and what a great find it was. It's everything you would want in a B and B...great value for money, great rooms, great breakfast with plenty of choice, great location and brilliant staff! Having the use of the local spa was also another little treat and we loved our trip there! Rooms are cleaned everyday and as you come and go throughout your stay we were always greeted with a big smile from Ian and the other staff. The lady who was cooking brekkie each morning and cleaned our room was lovely to...I think her name was Lisa. Thank you also for the restaurant recommendation...we had a fab meal at villa positano.
Will definitely return in the near future. Thanks for a great stay...Kelly and Andy

  • Stayed May 2014
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Hinckley
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Simply superb! We visit the Lakes at least once a month and have stayed in many a B&B in Bowness and elsewhere but we've never been made to feel as welcome. The standard, quality and cleanliness of Dene House is exceptional. We stayed in a superior room with tasteful on trend decor and a very comfortable bed. The breakfast was extremely good with great attention to detail. The location couldn't be better - less than 5 mins walk to the lively town of Bowness with lots of restaurants and shops. Wouldn't hesitate to return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Motherwell
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

We received a warm welcome from Lisa who made us feel at home. The coffee and home made ginger cake were very welcome after our journey. Our room was spotless as was the dining room and public areas. Breakfast was superb with plenty of choice. We'll done to all the staff at Dene House.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Yorks
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

My partner said it would be churlish of me not to say that this is the holy grail amongst small hotels and guest houses. It is not churlish....it is hoping that somewhere in the world there is some place that simply takes my breath away. But I seriously doubt that anywhere else can come close to Dene House. So, almost reluctantly I have to say that this place is perfection. As the connesieurs will say the splendeour is in the detail. And there is no detail that is left untouched here. The room was not too much of anything but it was exactly enough of everything that makes you want to stay. The breakfast was ridiculously good. I have never before had a full English where I could not find a single droplet of oil or cooking fat. It was as if a culinary wizard had just said the magic word and the food was instantly cooked to perfection. All I can say is please don't find this place....because I want to keep it all to myself. Now that my dear Caroline is not churlish.....it is what we call selfish. It is perfection.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Property: Dene House
Address: Dene House Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Dene House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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