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Holmlea Guest House
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Maldon, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“5 day break in Windermere”
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We stayed at Holmlea for 4 nights and we found it a very clean, comfortable place to stay. The discounts we got for the Spa at McDonalds Hotel and the boat trips on Lake Windermere were an added bonus!. The choice of breakfasts on offer were very good and the owners were very accommodating with our individual requests. The only two (small) downsides were that 1: We weren't allowed to take evening meals back to the guest house (but considering it was a B&B that isn't really a very unacceptable request on their part) and
2: The on-suite in our room was a little on the 'snug' side. But as i'm 6ft 3 that may have something to do with it! lol.
But on the whole they are very small niggles. The guest house is in an ideal location for the town, lake and walks and we wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to friends who may be considering a trip up there.
Thankyou to the owners for a very pleasurable stay.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

July 2012 we stayed at holmelea for 3 nights & would definetly stay again owners very friendly &welcoming holmelea was clean comfortable breakfast was excellent we could not praise the guest house enough

Room Tip: groundfloor room attached to the guest house was great
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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essex,
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Reviewed 3 June 2012

holmlea guest house provided a clean, confortable, friendly and convenient base to explore the lake district from. Lake Windermere was only a 3 minute walk away as was the centre of town. We lucky enough to have very good weather and a very enjoyable week. thank you

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2012

Clean comfortable room, friendly, helpful hosts. Very good location, only a few minutes walk to the centre of Bowness and the Lake. Certainly recommend to others

Room Tip: Very light quiet room at top of house
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

Last minute short break which we both enjoyed. Holmlea is an ideal location for exploring Bowness and the Lake District. Within easy walking distance are a wide selection of restaurants,pubs and cafe's catering for all tastes. The guest house itself was very clean and comfortable and we were made very welcome.We would certainly stay again.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Anglesey
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

What a lovely guest house with excellent hosts . We arrived early but had no problem checking in and the host John showed us into our rooms and whilst we got changed checked the location of the Thai restaurant we had booked.
Breakfasts are plentifull and tasty and Jill was so friendly and attentive.
Returned from day out to find a bottle of complimentary wine left in our room to celebrate our anniversary.
Can`t wait to return.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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bilston
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Reviewed 3 April 2012

we were treated to a stay at Holmlea for our wedding aniversary by our daughters and they made a good choice, the hosts actually left aniversay card and complimentary bottle of wine which was a nice touch, B&B was very clean and ideal for our stay of two nights, location ideal for town and lake would deffinitely stay again.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Holmlea Guest House

Property: Holmlea Guest House
Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Holmlea Guest House is a quality bed and breakfast accommodation located in a prime, quiet location of Bowness on Windermere, very close to Lake Windermere. We cater exclusively for adults only and are unable to accommodate pets. Our comfortable bedrooms offer high standards of cleanliness and a relaxing retreat after a day on the fells or a leisurely cruise or walk. Guests that have booked direct and are staying two nights or more have free access to swimming pool, sauna and gym facilities at a nearby hotel overlooking Lake Windermere. Bowness village is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere and is surrounded by magnificent countryside, scenic walks and breathtaking views. Bustling with activity throughout the year and offers specialist shopping for fashion, food, arts, crafts, cafes, restaurants, pubs, tourist attractions and Lake Windermere cruises. All within a few minutes stroll from our Guest House. Look no further than this perfect location from which to stay, relax, unwind and take home great memories of your short break in the Lake District. ... more   less 
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