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The Windermere Hotel
3.5 out of 5
LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK, KENDAL RD,, Windermere, England
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0.07 mi from city center
3.2/5 (98 reviews)

"Great stay. Easy"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

The Windermere Hotel
Langdale View Guest House
4 out of 5
114 Craig Walk, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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0.48 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)

"Considering that we are going through very difficult times at the moment everything was managed very well at the Langďale View.We thoroughly enjoyed having our breakfast in our room looking out of our window."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Langdale View Guest House
Virginia Cottage Guest House
3.5 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
The price is $95 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.29 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)
A relaxing break

"Great hosts. Everything was perfect. Very extensive breakfast and beautiful room. Easily got a table fan when the weather got a bit warm. They also arranged to get flowers for my wife. Location is very central with lake and pier very close."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

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Bowness Bay Suites
3.5 out of 5
4 Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
The price is $165 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
0.29 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)
A superb place to stay.

"An excellent place to stay. Everything was of a high quality and well thought out. We enjoyed it all including the breakfast in our room. Only slight issue was that there was no fire to take the chill off and we didn;t manage to work out the central heating and should have asked but not a lot of ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Bowness Bay Suites
Bowness Guest House
4 out of 5
80 Craig Walk, Windermere, England
The price is $98 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.55 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (125 reviews)

"Extremely cosy little guest house just a few minutes walk into the centre of Bowness. Michelle and Bernard were so welcoming upon arrival, showing us around our room and recommending local bars and resturants. Extremely clean and had the most amazing shower! Also Netflix is available in all rooms. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Bowness Guest House
The Stables
3.5 out of 5
Bank Road, Windermere, England
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0.6 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Weekend break

"A very comfortable and convenient place to stay in the heart of Bowness on Windermere. All amenities were close by and overall a more than adequate place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2020

The Stables
The Westmorland Inn
3 out of 5
Lake Road, Windermere, England
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The price is $95 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
0.55 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (60 reviews)

"Lovely stay very clean all the amenities you’d expect perfect view, would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

The Westmorland Inn
Oakfold House
4 out of 5
Beresford Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
The price is $108 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.64 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (119 reviews)

"Exceptional host, great location. 11/10 will definately return."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Oakfold House
NEW - Lexington House - Stylish 5 Star Barn Conversion
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0.33 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
A peaceful hideaway only 10 minutes walk from the lake

"This property is a rare find in that it is only a 5 minute walk from the shops and restaurants of Bowness and just a little further to the lake. Situated amongst several other residential properties it is incredibly quiet and peaceful. The nearest restaurant is The Angel Inn which has a lovely beer ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

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Storrs Gate House
5 out of 5
Longtail Hill, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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0.42 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)

"Amazing from start to finish, home from home. Owners are fantastic, you won’t be disappointed. Lovely rooms, food. Onsite parking, not far from Bowness-on-Windermere"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Storrs Gate House
The Burnside Hotel
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness, Windermere, England
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The price is $151 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.13 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (151 reviews)

"Hotel of a high standard & every effort made to create a Covid safe environment"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Burnside Hotel
Latimer House
3 out of 5
Lake Road, Windermere, England
The price is $190 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.6 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"Great place lovely clean room .. breakfast nice touch we got ours to go .. would definitely stay again ..thanks foe a fab stay .. Angie"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Latimer House
Little Brook Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Little Brook Robinson Place, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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0.4 mi from city center
Little Brook Cottage
Dene House
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Windermere, England
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0.16 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (102 reviews)
Great Place

"Spotless, very comfy bed, fab breakfast and a perfect location."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Dene House
Lingwood Lodge
4 out of 5
Birkett Hill, Windermere, England
The price is $127 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.1 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"Excellent stay, very clean and welcoming. Breakfast was substantial. Hosts very hospitable. Location also very good for direct access to Bowness."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Lingwood Lodge
Fairfield House
4 out of 5
Brantfell Road, Bowness Bay, Windermere, England
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (60 reviews)

"Only stayed one night, out till late then early set off so did not use any facilities"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Fairfield House
Cherry Trees
3.5 out of 5
Windy Hall Road, Crook Road, Windermere, England
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0.24 mi from city center
Cherry Trees
Beech Hill Lodge at Fallbarrow Park
3.5 out of 5
Fallbarrow Park Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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0.54 mi from city center
Beech Hill Lodge at Fallbarrow Park
Linthwaite House
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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The price is $240 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.45 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (251 reviews)
Absolutely outstanding !!

"Absolutely outstanding stay!! From the moment we pulled into the car park we had the most wonderful experience. Peter met us at the car and greeted us, taking our luggage to our room. The staff were fabulous, very attentive, advising us on walks. The food was out of this world in Henrocks.. again ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Linthwaite House
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
23 Church Street, Windermere, England
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The price is $176 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
0.36 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (793 reviews)

"The hotel looked lovely and old from the outside, inside was quality, furniture, rooms , staff all perfect. The only downside was the cramped car park ( and the hotel was not at full capacity) and we had to pay £15 to be almost blocked in by a member of staff !"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
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Visiting Bowness-on-Windermere

Travelers to Bowness-on-Windermere give high marks for the lakeside setting and relaxing spas. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its coffeehouses. A top sight in the area is Hill Top. In Bowness-on-Windermere, there are 104 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Bowness-on-Windermere

Favorite places to visit in the city include World of Beatrix Potter, Old Laundry Theatre, and Lake Windermere. Additionally, you might want to add Lake District to your agenda.

In Bowness-on-Windermere, you'll be able to select from 104 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fair Rigg - This 4-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean rooms.
  • Langdale View Guest House - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this guesthouse. This 4-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Craigholme - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a bar, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and proximity to shopping.

One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Hill Top, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city center.

Dressing for Bowness-on-Windermere

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 33°F
  • From April to June, the average is 66°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 59°F as the daytime average and 35°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Bowness-on-Windermere is 0.83 inches
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 67°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 34°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Langdale View Guest House is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located steps from World of Beatrix Potter. Other favorite options based on reviews include Fair Rigg and Fairfield House.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bowness-on-Windermere, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Bowness-on-Windermere?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Based on reviews, The Burnside Hotel is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other options to stay on the cheap include Windermere Hydro Hotel and Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Bowness-on-Windermere?
Windermere Hydro Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the kids include Lonsdale House and Laura Ashley - The Belsfield. Attractions in the area like Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre and Go Ape Grizedale are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Linthwaite House is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a garden-view restaurant. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Bowness Bay Suites and Laura Ashley - The Belsfield.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Windermere Hydro Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Lonsdale House and Fairfield House.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to World of Beatrix Potter?
Adjacent to World of Beatrix Potter, Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Other good options within a short distance include Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and The Burnside Hotel.
What about the best place to stay near Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire?
One of the top choices for your stay is Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield, located next to Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and The Burnside Hotel are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Lonsdale House is a top 3.5-star B&B with free breakfast, and it’s located close to the beach. Windermere Hydro Hotel is another good option for your beach trip.
What's the best high-end hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Aphrodites Group is a 4-star hotel with a bar and a deli, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and Linthwaite House are other upscale choices for your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Bowness-on-Windermere?
Windermere Hydro Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and The Burnside Hotel.

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