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Stags Head
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“Just what it said on the tin”
Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

Myself my wife and two kids stayed for a two day break. We booked b&b in a pub and as expected that's exactly what we got. Room was clean, breakfast was good, the bar was warm with the log fire and the staff were courteous. I didn't book a five star hotel or a tent in a field. I received exactly what I booked. Thanks folks

Stayed February 2014
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Deeside, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

this is our third visit to the stag and we can only say it gets better. lovely, welcoming staff which nothing is too much for them, very helpful and friendly, from breakfast in our room to evening night caps. can honestly say we couldn't have got better if we stayed at the ritz.thanks to all the staff and cant wait for our stay which will be new years eve. we were fortunate to have the bowness suite, which was perfect for our valentines weekend.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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poulton
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

Parking is hopeless. Arrived on Friday and there was nobody on reception, just plenty workmen workmen in the entrance all smoking. Had to find the barman to check in who was clearly advised to get payment before anything else. He then advised that I could park half a mile away on Glebe Rd. Not their fault but it does raise questions. The room (Bowland Suite) whilst a bit dated was spacious as and clean although a little sparse on information. The big problem came at 9.30 when the music started. Scheduled to finish at 12.00 it was just too much. Decided to leave. Young manager was very understanding and gave a full refund. Our room was directly over the bar area so this didn't help. Not a great experience.

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Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Have used this Hotel plenty of times, and over the years seen changes, especially the update of the rooms. This is on going and was pleasantly surprised this year with our updated room. (Thanks for that). My daughter, son in law and 2yr old granddaughter also travelled this year and the family room was enjoyable for the 2 night stay. Most places in the lakes seem determined to pressurise you into 3 nights, that is why we like the Stag. The parking throughout the winter months is acceptable, because down near the lake it is free, so drop off park up and visit the numerous watering holes within walking distance. Many restaurants are also within a short distance and plenty of choice. So give it a try, we are booked again for next year and will be trying it out through the summer. Staff are always pleasant and discounts apply in the bar.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

In need of a refurbishment especially the showers and change the mattresses! Its in a good central location! With a bar under it!With a bit of refurbishment it comes perfect

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

The bar is warm and friendly and the breakfast very good and the lake is a 2 minute walk away. I would definately stay again and recommend to friends. The rooms are dated but didn't expect any more for what we paid.

We stayed here for 2 nights and had an enjoyable stay. It was a little odd to pay upfront when we arrived but as the bar doubled up as the reception i guess its the only way to make sure people pay. Our room was actually tidied up on the 1st day which was disconcerting to go back to find our bags on the floor with our belongings piled on top of them but we had clean sheets and towels so wondered if the staff thought we should have checked out.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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TYNE&WEAR
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

We had just the one night here and i must say it was lovely.
2 adults 2 kids family room. Spotlessly clean, nicely decorated and a nice big modern bathroom.
Went out for tea so can’t comment on the evening meals but the beer was good and the Breakfast was spot on.
No Parking is a problem, but we got sorted just around the corner.
Will definitely use the hotel again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Stags Head

Property: Stags Head
Address: Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 13 Hotels in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Stags Head 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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