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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the Rum Doodle B&B for the end of a walking/camping trip as a little treat. On arrival we were kindly offered some tea and shown to our lovely room (Constant). We'd already eaten and just fancied a quiet night. We watched a film from the amazing selection of DVDs downstairs and had some lovely cake. The bed was...

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barrow-england
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My son booked a night for myself and my partner as a Christmas present and he could not have done better as it is an amazing place. The ladies who work there were more than helpful and the whole Aura of the place is calm and serene wonderfully relaxing

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Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Rum Doodle for my birthday in January having read really good reviews on here. We weren't disappointed. We stayed in the Summit room which was spacious and cosy. Emma and Gregor are fantastic hosts too. We were welcomed with a pot of tea and chocolate brownies which were gorgeous and a lovely touch. They also arranged for...

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wigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute booking and got a room upgrade. Room 6 . Very clean. Lovely fresh bedding. Great views. Lots of nice little touches. Tasty beakfast served to our room. Great service. Will definitely return. Highly recommended. Thankyou Rum Doodle for a lovely comfortable stay.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed at the B and B at the end of November '16, and we loved our stay! The hotel is placed quite equally between bowness and Windermere, we walked into bowness easily but there was also taxi firm which were easy to contact. The B and B itself is decorated so well, quirky but not overdone....

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful B&B fab rooms the best comfortable bed really quirky decor Lovely staff and a great choice at breakfast would definitely stay again and highly recommend the place easy walkable access to windermere and Bowness great shops restaurants and bars close by . Thank you Rum Doodle 🎉🍷🎄🎄🎄

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My finance surprised me with a trip to Windermere & a stay at rum doodle. What a lovely place, very unique & warm/friendly. We loved the unusual decor & our room was fabulous. All very clean & tidy with a beautiful delicious home cooked breakfast each day. Highly recommended especially if you are after a more personal B&B. Louise &...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Picked the hotel as I loved the name. I'm glad I chose it as we had a wonderful stay. Met on arrival by Emma who offered coffee/tea and a gorgeous carrot cake. Rooms comfy with tea trolley. Breakfast choice good and very tasty. Will not hesitate to recommend hotel to family and friends.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely 2 night stay in this family B&B, you were made to feel so welcome the moment you walked in, tea and cake on arrival, very friendly staff, and the luxury toiletries in the bathroom were top notch! Would recommend the 4 poster room as the bed was so comfortable, breakfast was very tasty, they thought of all...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the room especially the superior four poster bed. Very close to the town. Which was great, would definitely recommend and will hopefully be back to enjoy again. Also went for the super moon which we didn't really get to see but overall great town and a very nice bed and breakfast.

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Set midway between Windermere and Bowness, vintage-styled Rum Doodle B&B is just a 12-minute downhill stroll away from the famous lake. We offer country house quality in a B&B setting with Egyptian cotton linens, an award-winning breakfast and complimentary WiFi. ... more   less 

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Address: Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: RM368 - RM643 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Braemount House Hotel Windermere
Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast Windermere, Lake District, UK
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“Down stairs are easy access, quiet and comfortable and good for an early start (next to the breakfast room)”
 of 5 bubbles 49RussellC, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 - Shute good for romantic breaks, 4 poster bed and individual breakfasts served to room. Plenty of space and views into the town.”
 of 5 bubbles SOUTHWEST12, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor, at the front, big bay window, great bed, loads of light”
 of 5 bubbles Jackiehc, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go direct as you will get a better rate.”
 of 5 bubbles JamieBale, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a hotel for people who have difficulty with stairs”
 of 5 bubbles petera455, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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