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Top 10 Hotels in Bowness-on-Windermere

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4 out of 5
Brantfell Road, Windermere, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)

"The service received from Janz and Robert was second to none. They were extremely helpful and hospitable and made our stay very special. The hotel is in a beautiful location and only a 5 mins walk from the Main Street. The views from the room were always beautiful. Would love to go back. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Blenheim Lodge
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4 out of 5
80 Craig Walk, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (85 reviews)

"Had a great time staying here. It is in a perfect location to explore Bowness and lake Windermere, not more than a 10 minute walk from local restaurants, bars and shops. Hosts were very friendly and full of recommendations. Room was nicely decorated and had everything you’ll need."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2019

Bowness Guest House
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3.5 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)

"Excellent. Clean. Would recommend it. We would go back there."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Virginia Cottage Guest House
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4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Windermere, England
15 Sep-16 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)

"The reception staff were really welcoming and have me plenty of info about the room and facilities. The room was very nice and clean. Shower and bathroom facilities we're very good. Shower was really large."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2019

Cranleigh Boutique
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3 out of 5
Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
2 Sep-3 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (45 reviews)

"Loved how central it was. Walls a little thin could hear the kids screaming at next room"…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr 2019

The Westmorland Inn
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4 out of 5
Longtail Hill, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Simply amazing

"We stayed in the penthouse suite and it was amazing, everything was perfect and all of the staff were fantastic. Never felt so welcome at any other hotel. We will definately return again"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2019

Aphrodites Boutique Hotel
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4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
18 Sep-19 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (59 reviews)

"Faultless stay, everything amazing - can’t wait to go back !"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2018

The Burnside Hotel
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4 out of 5
Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
23 Sep-24 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (352 reviews)

"Fantastic service and great location. Accommodation is so lovely."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

The Westbourne
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4 out of 5
23 Church Street, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
28 Aug-29 Aug
4.2/5Very Good! (665 reviews)

"Location is brilliant, lovely food and drinks and wasn't too expensive while we were there either!"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
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3 out of 5
Back Belsfield Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (238 reviews)

"Very pleasant stay, lovely room, food and service."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

The Burn How Garden House Hotel
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Pocket Guide: Bowness-on-Windermere

Visiting Windermere

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Windermere, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, bars, and shopping. Welcoming and relaxing, this lakefront city also attracts visitors with its spas.
  • There are 29 Windermere hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), 60.6 mi (97.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Windermere

  • Popular cultural attractions include Old Laundry Theatre, World of Beatrix Potter, and Hill Top
  • Families come for attractions such as Go Ape Grizedale, Lakes Aqaurium, and Lakeland Maze Farm Park
  • The lakeside and gardens highlight the natural beauty, and Lake District National Park, Tarn Hows, and Tarn Hows are some places worth a visit
  • Shopping is tops in the area, and Grasmere Garden Village is a favourite locale for retail therapy

Staying in Windermere

With 29 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Windermere offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 8 hotels, ranging from GBP 101/night to GBP 217/night
  • 11 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 81/night to GBP 137/night
  • 8 guesthouses, ranging from GBP 91/night to GBP 161/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Craigholme, averaging GBP 120.74/night
  • Linthwaite House Hotel, averaging GBP 245.99/night
A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Craigholme with a 4.9 out of 5 user rating while Linthwaite House Hotel has a 4.8 rating by guests.

Dressing for Windermere

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 0°C
  • From April to June, the average is 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the nighttime average
  • Windermere gets about 21 millimetres of rain per year

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