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“Brilliant location!! Fantastic cottage!!”
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 34 reviews
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TraceyJan...
Chesterfield
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Brilliant location!! Fantastic cottage!!”
Reviewed 15 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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This cottage is just superb! Set on three floors it is extremely spacious and very well equipped. The property is very warm, homely and beautifully clean.The first car parking space is directly ahead of you as you go up the steep hill to the cottages, do not veer to the right. Be careful not to catch your car door on the bollard when opening, it is tight and can be difficult to see. The second space is adjacent to the decking. Really good to get two car spaces in the middle of Bowness!! This cottage is in a perfect location just across the road is a fantastic bistro called Jacksons Bistro.. the food was superb! They do a two course menu for £14 and three for £17 it was really great food the house wine whilst not particularly cheap, but good quality. Definitely visit The Hole in the Wall pub.. it is renown..serves great food and has a fab, true English pub atmosphere. We also ate at The Albert which won Tripadvisor Restaurant of the year 2015. We took a boat trip to Ambleside across Windermere for £10.50 return the views and scenery were stunning.. well worth the trip a great day out. Loved this cottage experience would recommend it to anyone.. ideal for three couples..remember to pack your own towels. Book you won't be disappointed!!

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Anthony Y
Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Location”
Reviewed 12 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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I stayed here from Fri 9th of October to Sun 11th, we travelled, two families as a group of 6. The location of this cottage is amazing, right in the centre of Bowness but tucked away so it really is very peacefull. The cottage is perfectly sized for 6 with loads of space, a good sized kitchen and a large bathroom downstaires, bath, shower toilet, and a smaller bathroom upstaires toilet and basin. With the lovey pub next door and loads of very good restaurants just around the corner this place is perfect, we all had a brilliant stay and will be back.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Decking to the rear, access to the carpark is steep, so may put some off
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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DeannToni
Devon
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A perfect cottage perfectly situated for all amenities and the lake too!”
Reviewed 8 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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The cottage was perfect for 3 couples and well equipped. It is a stone's throw away from the lake, from bars and bistros and yet you feel that you are tucked away from the madding crowds too

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Liked best: The cottage design and layout and its location
Liked least: Steep steps could put some less able people off this excellent getaway
Travelling group: Friends
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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venkatred...
Solihull, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Absolutely comfortable, centrally located and modern amenities with a touch of authentic lake district look”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Me and my wife along with a friend's family stayed at the Honeypot cottage during the Easter long weekend 2014. The booking procedure was smooth. Payment was made to a bank account online and this may be the only difference when compared to most of the hotel bookings; however, once you convince yourself to accept this, the stay will definitely be a pleasant surprise. The cottage has the authentic lake district construction and has all modern amenities that one may need for a short/long holiday. We were really impressed with the cleanliness at the time of check in. Rooms, gadgets etc match to the description and are well maintained. The cottage location is absolutely a big asset. It is close to the lake, restaurants and supermarkets. It has two car park spaces which is quite unique. The outside deck may look a bit unclean but we weren't keen on that. Watch out for the steep road to get to the car park. Overall, a pleasant stay and a good booking experience through

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Liked best: Location and property
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Gemma F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect Location”
Reviewed 22 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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Four of us recently stayed at Honeypot Cottage, it's a lovely little place in such an ideal location. The place was exceptionally clean when we arrived. The lounge and kitchen is open plan which is great. The bedrooms are all a reasonable size and have very comfy beds. I would definitely recommend staying here, there's a great pub opposite as well. It does state on the website that towels aren't supplied but I missed this so had to buy some, so make sure you take your own.

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