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“Idyllic Setting”
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Bowness Bay
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Bowness on Windermere
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Lake Windermere from Ambleside
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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LMSReview
Windsor, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Idyllic Setting”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This location was minutes away from the shopping area, but far enough to escape within the flower lined driveway to the cottage. The spacious accommodations, gave my husband, 20 year old daughter and myself enough space to enjoy our family time, yet enabled us to make our own meals and enjoy the gardens between activities without getting on each other's nerves. Sadly, I came down with a wicked cold, but the bath was just delightful to soak away my discomfort when hubby and daughter travelled to the Treetop Trek. We all won! Everything was there to make our stay delightful and how beautiful the grounds were.

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Liked best: Gardens (especially the lilacs), kitchen, grounds, big comfy couch.
Liked least: Internet connection not so good. Had to go sit outside to connect.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Nov 2014
Thank you so much for such a lovely review and we were delighted to read you all had such an enjoyable stay at Oakthwaite Lodge. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in 2015.
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Apr 2014
What a lovely review and so glad you both enjoyed your mini break here at Oakthwaite Lodge. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back again very soon.
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LindaCI66...
Arbroath, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent accommodation in an ideal location.”
Reviewed 10 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The lodge was finished to a very high standard and was exceptionally clean.The owners were thoughtful and attentive yet unobtrusive. Every small detail was catered for. A quiet location within a few minutes walk of both Bowness and Windermere centres. Good parking facilities. Would unreservedly recommend to family and friends. A return visit is a must.

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Liked best: The whole package more than matched our expectations.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Apr 2014
High praise indeed and such a pleasure to read that you had such a lovely stay. We would be more than happy to welcome you again and family & friends too. Thank you for such a lovely review.
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acrowther...
Runcorn, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent stay in very well appointed accommodation”
Reviewed 3 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Beautiful cottage within easy walking distance of Windermere. The accommodation was excellent, the owners have thought about every little detail and we e had a very comfortable stay. We will certainly be back at some point in the future.

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Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Apr 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to review and we are happy to read you had such an enjoyable stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon.
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lottieloo...
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Beautiful property, great location”
Reviewed 25 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

My husband and I stayed at the lodge with friends who we don't get chance to see very often. The lodge was perfect as it meant we could relax and catch up with friends and come and go as we pleased. It is decorated to a lovely standard and certainly had everything we needed for our weekend break. Beside tea and coffee the owners had even left a pint of milk in the fridge. As said in previous reviews the property has a beautiful comfy sofa that easily seated four and at times it was an effort to drag yourself off it (although the fridge with the wine in wasn't far away !).
The property is ideally located in a quiet residential area yet is no more than a 10 min walk into either Windermere or Bowness. We also got the train from Windermere to Staveley (5 min journey) and did the Hawkshead Brewery tour as our friend is a real ale fan. If you are looking for a weekend break rather than just a one night stay I would not hesitate to recommend this place.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Apr 2014
Thank you for such a lovely review and we hope this means you will come back and visit us again very soon. We will certainly look forward to welcoming you back.
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