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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is immaculately kept, really classy. It's just out of town too so very easy to walk to and from. Parking at the back is a bit tricky to get in and out of but no big deal. Definitely will be back

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A first visit by us and stayed in the Meregill room, it was nicely furnished and decorated and the nice touch of a small sherry decanter and bottled water was enjoyed. A good bathroom with decent facilities. Breakfast was excellent all freshly cooked, pre-order hot food the night before, service efficient rather than warm and friendly. The room proved to... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on our way over to grasmere. We were greeted by Gosha, who was very warm, welcoming and professional. We stayed in the Retreat which we found was superb and very private with a separate entrance and lovely water feature which would be lovely to sit and listen to in the warmer months. Very clean and... More 

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the howbeck 'retreat' suite yesterday as a celebration for our anniversary. We had booked for 2 nights but we're so disappointed that we checked out after 1 night. We paid £200 per night which was costly but liked the look of the spa bathroom. Had a spa bath at 3.30pm and afterwards wanted shower to wash hair and... More 

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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Howbeck on the 5/11/16 for one night. The room was so lovely and clean, the bed was so comfy and the breakfast was amazing. Definitely coming back here again for longer next time :)

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from The Howbeck. We stayed in The retreat room. Initially hasthe wow factor ! The staff are very helpful and friendly and do everything they can to help. The price of the retreat was nearly £600 for 3 nights . Booked as a treat for my partners birthday. I was so disappointed ! The bath lovely... More 

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bolton
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed Friday and Saturday night in October, we was welcomed with tea coffee and biscuits by friendly female staff. guest room was cosy and then we were shown to our spotlessly clean room with four poster, spa bath and very well topped up tea/coffee facilities. breakfast is excellent, as good as it gets and the service and staff friendliness superb.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a pleasant hotel however it definitely lacks the special touches that would make it 5 star. Our room, The Mickeledon was overall nice. However on closer inspection it was a little rough around the edges. Flaking paint around Windows, bubbled and peeling effect on top of dressing table and a handle also missing. The duvet cover was old... More 

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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic !! No other words for it !! Superb room clean, fresh and well stocked with tea..coffee...water , toiletries the bed is huge !!! And very comfortable Breakfast perfect everything you could possibly want .. cereal , toast hams, cheese cold meats ! Fruit juice then followed by either full English /Cumberland breakie with mushrooms and black pudding !!! Tomorrow... More 

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Thank Occasionalcakes
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place to visit, not far from Bowness on Windermere just over 1 mile. The owners & staff had thought of all the little extras, everything spotless & of a high standard. Breakfasts were also amazing. Definitely recommend.....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury AA Rated 5 star highly recommended, recently fully refurbished guest house just 2 mins walk from Windermere centre. A member of the "Best loved hotels of the world" all rooms have fantastic en-suites some with jacuzzis & massage showers. We have 1 luxury suite with private entrance and patio, double jacuzzi air bath, mood lighting, 2 tv's etc. If you are looking for somewhere special you will not find better in Windermere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Howbeck

Address: Howbeck New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: RM656 - RM931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howbeck 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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The Howbeck Windermere, Lake District, UK
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“luxury rooms have 4 posters etc”
 of 5 bubbles BoltonbigT, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We are sure all the rooms will be equally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles christinebQ6808DL, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Paying a bit extra for the four poster and spa bath was worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles traceyh253, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Retreat!”
 of 5 bubbles LindsayK633, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Caplecrag is very small. There are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles Dees_Comments, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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