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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

An amazing stay at The Archway Guesthouse in Windermere. The hosts, Denis and Anita are very friendly. Bedrooms are very clean and everything you need. Very nice English breakfast cooked by the chef Denis and little treats such as cookies, muffins cooked by Anita. The only down point is that there is way too much light on the morning in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend this very friendly and welcoming B&B in Windermere. It is walking distance of shops, train station and restaurants. The room was spotlessly clean and the beds were comfy. Delicious breakfast and lots of home-made cake.

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It is always good to read that our guests had a good stay with us. Thanks for the compliments :-) We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards, Denis and Anita The Archway

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Denis and Anita were incredibly kind and welcoming hosts and the guesthouse is in a perfect location in Windermere. We were there to celebrate my birthday weekend and they made it a very special day for me. We will definitely be heading back and can't rate the guesthouse highly enough. Thank you!

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you stay with us for your birthday! We really enjoyed having you both here and we are happy that you and Gemma had a good long weekend with us at The Archway. It will be great having you stay again and the weather has now improved considerably :-) Thanks for your review Thomas and...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Archway. Anita and Denis could not try and harder to make us welcome. Home made cake on arrival. Great breakfast with cooked options, homemade muffins, freshly squeezed orange juice etc. Windermere is an attractive village with nice places to eat and drink. Handy for the Lake and walks. Very reasonably priced. We would love...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Robin and Michelle for taking the time to write a review about your stay at The Archway. We enjoyed your company and are happy to know that you had a good stay with us. Of course you are always welcome to visit again :-) Windermere is a good location for exploring the Lakes and there are nice restaurants...

Northop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed for 1 night but we were made to feel welcome. Home from home. Denis and Anita are wonderful friendly hosts, greeted us with a pot of tea and home made cake and sat for a chat. Bed was comfortable and we had a very tasty breakfast. We will defiantly be returning in the summer.

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Great to read your lovely review Pauline and Gareth. Thank you very much for all your compliments. It makes us happy when guests have a good time with us, that's what we do it for :-) Looking forward to your return visit in the Summer; the weather should be a lot better! Thanks again, Kind regards, Denis and Anita

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from a long weekend in Windermere. We had a fantastic stay; the icing on the cake being the hospitality we received from our hosts. We received a warm welcome with tea and homemade mango and coconut cake (amazing) and had really interesting chat with Anita and Denis. They are an interesting, well travelled...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much Alex and Bea for your great review! We enjoyed having you as our guests and we are happy you had a good time in The Lakes and at our B&B :-) Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Caribbean special and that you will be back for it in the near future. It is definitely worth...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just picked the archway out at random and were very pleasantly surprised the owners made us feel very welcome and the guesthouse has a homely friendly kind of vibe Dennis and anita made us feel like friends and not just customers its a 10 from me ! 😆

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Your review means a lot to us :-) Thank you so much Roy and Jackie and it was a pleasure having you both here at The Archway! We are happy that you enjoyed your two nights away in The Lakes with us. You were great guests to have and we look forward to hosting you again whenever you need a...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stayed for a Birthday celebration and it was really special. I emailed ahead to let the owners know that it was a special occasion. We wee given a room upgrade and a present was left in the room for us! When we arrived we were served tea and cake and had a chat about things to do in the area,...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate your very kind review, Paul, and we are happy that Joy enjoyed her birthday in The Lakes and that it was a special day for her. A review like yours makes our day :-) Glad that we could give you some recommendations and that you both enjoyed our breakast. We are hoping you will return in the...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for a short break in November and cant say enough great things about The Archway and its hosts Denis & Anita. We stayed in the loft bedroom which had a stunning bathroom and equally stunning views of the nearby pikes. Denis & Anita are great hosts and incredibly interesting people to talk to. Little touches...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We appreciate all your very kind and positive comments. We are happy you enjoyed the Coniston room. Denis will definitely make sure that you have your serving of plantain again when you visit again :-) Thanks again and we look forward to hosting you again. Best regards Denis and Anita,

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a two night stay at the Archway Guesthouse. Perfect location, easy parking outside and fabulous hosts! Our room was lovely with a lovely view, large comfy bed and amazing ensuite bathroom! Also loved the handmade cake and tea we had on arrival and the handmade cookies in the room! The breakfast was great with lots...

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review Natasha and Dave and it was great having you both stay here! It will be a special and very exciting new year for the both of you and we wish you all the best! You know where to find us when you need a restful break :-) Thanks for all the compliments! Best wishes. Denis...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Archway Guesthouse- A good quality, small 4 star guesthouse in a quiet spot in Windermere village. We pride ourselves for giving all those little extras. All food locally sourced with an extensive award winning breakfast menu (homemade jam and marmalade) catering for all dietary requirements. Homemade biscuits in the rooms, as well as DVD/CD players and big comfy beds. Great location close to the station suitable for exploring the lakes with or without transport/ parking available. Breakfast included in the price. Prices are based on two people sharing per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Archway Guesthouse

Address: 13 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: RM392 - RM519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Archway Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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The Archway Guesthouse Windermere, Lake District, UK
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