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17 Feb 2016
“Perfect location but you get what you pay for”
21 Sep 2015
“Dated, sticky and creepy”
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Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
66 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

The rooms are really dated and in need of some TLC... We had an office box file holding our window open as the sash window was broken. The telly didn't work although you could borrow DVD's from the selection on the windowsill on the way...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Everything in our room was sticky, the bathroom was clean. The view from the window was of a brick wall. The bed also creaked a lot, breakfast was ok. Wouldn't recommend this. If the price of the room was around £25 for 2 that would...More

Thank Yasmin M
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Was really disappointed with our stay. We walked into a bar that was quite tired and dated a little bit grubby to be honest. The rooms were above and they were the same. For £90 I would of expected it to be better. The whole...More

1  Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

First impressions were not good,the pub is old but not in an Olde Worlde charm way,more old and tired.The girl behind the bar,who seemed to do everything,was very pleasant and helpful and was doing her best.We met the cleaning lady who was also doing a...More

Thank joan h
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We spent a weekend here in June and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The décor is a little tired but the rooms were spacious and clean. My only complaint were that the walls are very thin and we could hear another guest coughing his guts up regularly....More

2  Thank BoltonWendy
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United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Ruskin`s Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere
Ruskin's Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
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"We chose a room with a four poster bed which was lovely and although we were on the main road, we weren't..."
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"Don't choose to stay here if you value your sleep!"
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"Try not to get a room above bar on a weekend"
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"go anywhere else but avoid this place it is not worth the money they charge."
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