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Welcome to Laurel Cottage

Address: Park Road, Windermere, LA23 2BJ

Telephone: 015394 43053 015394 43053

Hotel Description

Alison and Wayne would like to thank you for looking at their guest house in Windermere. Laurel Cottage Windermere is a beautiful Victorian guest house set in its own gardens in a quiet area of Windermere. Built in the 1890s out of local stone it has retained all of its character and charm. The Bed and Breakfast has views to the front across Queens Park and School Knott and to the rear of Coniston Old Man, Wetherlam, Swirl How and Langdales yet is only a few minutes walk to Windermere village centre or a short stroll to the lake. Windermere is a great base from which to see the rest of the Lake District, whether it's a walking or cycling holiday you're after or just visiting to enjoy its beauty. If you're cycling we can secure your bikes for you. The scenic back drop around Windermere makes it an ideal location for weddings; we are conveniently situated within easy reach of the many popular venues. Windermere has great restaurants and bars in the area to suit all tastes and budgets ranging from those providing local cuisine to the more international choice. If you're arriving by train at Windermere station let us know and if we are available we will pick you up. Start the day with a traditional and hearty full English breakfast or for those that prefer something a little lighter we offer seasonal fruits, yogurts, cheeses, cereals or a continental breakfast. Tea, coffee, toast and preserves are in plentiful supply. Our Tea and Coffee is from Farrers Tea and Coffee merchants in Kendal who only use Ethically sourced produce.Laurel cottage welcomes Families, walkers, cyclists and well behaved Dogs (Pets) to our Lake District Guest house. PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE BOOKING SHOULD YOU WISH TO BRING YOUR DOG OR BIKE.

Our Facilities

  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Internet Services
  • Wifi Available
  • Vegetarian Food Available
  • Walking Holidays

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Hotel Reviews - Laurel Cottage

Lovely
Had a really good weekend stay. Nice people, clean spacious room, good food. Fully recommend staying here.

Andrew Sanderson - 13th Jun, 2017
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Laurel Cottage
Lovely place to stay. The couple who run the B&B are very pleasant and were so helpful when we had to change our booking. Lovely room and a nice selection for breakfast. Would recommend it to anyone

Carol Morse - 9th Jun, 2017
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Superb Stay, Will Return!
A very comfortable stay, accommodation was clean and tidy. Bed, super comfortable and the breakfast ... amazing! Alison & Wayne made us and our dog feel very welcome. We will definitely be returning! Thank you so much : )

Mrs. Alison Nelmes - 31st May, 2017
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Wonderful Experience
It was our 1st time at the Lake District, we were not disappointed. We booked Laurel Cottage after reading some reviews and we are so glad we booked it. The guest house is lovely, it\'s so comfortable and peaceful. The breakfast was perfect and set us up for the day, there is so much to choose from. The shops are only 5 minutes away and local transport can take you to many interesting places. Alison and Wayne are lovely, so friendly and helpful. It was a pleasure staying at Laurel Cottage and we will definitely recommend it. We look forward to staying again soon.

John Holloway - 26th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
thank you for the lovely review, really pleased that you enjoyed your stay

Nice Area
Beautiful place to stay. Wayne and Alison made us feel so welcome. Excellent comfy bed. Breakfast was brill. Would stay hete again.

Patricia Mcdonald - 23rd May, 2017
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Excellent Accommodation, Beautiful Location
What a fabulous spot, we had an amazing couple of nights here, friendly accommodating hosts, lovely clean accommodation. Will definitely go back and would highly recommend

Kate Krzywiec - 19th May, 2017
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Laurel Cottage
Lovely cosy room. A warm friendly welcome & Wayne & Alison couldn\'t do enough to fit there guests. Would highly recommend

Ms. Linda Mctaggart - 17th May, 2017
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Excellent Place To Stay
Lovely room, fantastic breakfast and really warm and friendly hosts. Couldn\'t have asked for more and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely go back for another mid-week break.

Kate Dawson - 13th May, 2017
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Great Place To Stay
Great hosts, clean, comfortable bedroom, excellent breakfast. Highly recommend this lovely cottage.

Kevin O\\\'Donnell - 10th May, 2017
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Fab Stay!!
Laurel cottage was exactly what we wanted, lovely people who were so helpful and great food and service! We would definitely stay again! Thank you!

Gemma Glover - 9th May, 2017
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Mid-week Break
Excellent location. On a quiet road in Windermere, within 5 mins of shops, restaurants and pubs. Extremely helpful hosts re: walking routes, loaning maps. Excellent breakfast both full-english and continental. Lovely room.

Mrs. Linda Dale - 6th May, 2017
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Excellent Stay
Me and my oartber would like to thank wayne and alison for an incredible atay at laurel cottage .

The location was oerfect juat outside windemere town centre (15 min walk).

The room was immaculate with a big 4 poster bed , sofa and tv.

The food was excellent and set you up for a great day .

I would deffinately reccomend , 10/10

Lee Claxton - 5th May, 2017
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Welcoming
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, hosts very friendly & welcoming. Variety of breakfasts to choose from in a morning & cooked to perfection. Room very spacious & comforting. Would definitely stay here again.

Kerry Smith - 2nd May, 2017
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Homely
Great choice of breakfast very friendly clean room made feel very welcome

Paul Brown - 30th Apr, 2017
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A Well Deserved Break
This B&B is situated in the heart of Windermere. Clean,comfortable and very friendly. Looking forward to returning soon.

Stuart Brewer - 28th Apr, 2017
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Second Stay Here
Comfortable and cosy B and B. Good location, easy access to town centre and rail station, yet peaceful and quiet. Alison and Wayne very welcoming hosts. Great choice for breakfast.

Mrs. Vanessa Fisher - 27th Apr, 2017
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Excellent Stay
The stay at laurel cottage was excellent I booked this long weekend to celebrate my partners 50th birthday. The hospitality was second to none. The host\'s made you feel at home.you need that when your away from home . windermere is breath taking and the scenery is eye candy.we will be back soon to spend more time in the lakes and at Laurel cottage .

Gary Hesketh - 24th Apr, 2017
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Excellent Stay
Excellent comfortable stay, amazing breakfast.

Mrs. deb grundy - 20th Apr, 2017
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Great Weekend
Hi, my wife and I had a super time at your lovely Accommodation. Great room and TOP Breakfast. Would definitely come back. All The Best Mr & Mrs Curran

Mr. john Curran - 11th Apr, 2017
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Lovely Weekend
We just spent a few days around Windermere, and had a lovely stay at Laurel Cottage. Very kind and helpful hosts- giving us extra help with information about walks and making us feel very welcome. Amazingly creative special breakfasts everyday. Thank you very much\'

Anna Lusty - 10th Apr, 2017
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Very Welcoming Lovely B&b In A Fab Location
The owners were fantastic incredibly welcoming and friendly there was a lovely atmosphere. Breakfast was fab with a greAt choice brilliant location close to the town and lakes with great shops cafes restaurants and of course walks room was very large with everything we needed would stay again x

Miss. Annette Boss - 5th Apr, 2017
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Nice And Clean
Lovely little guest house. Great breakfast, owners very friendly and helpful re walks in the area.

Would definitely stay again.

Ian Gibson - 3rd Apr, 2017
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Windermere
Alison & Wayne were excellent hosts Laurel cottage is very good value and would recommend it as a good place to explore the Lake District

Trevor Burbidge - 29th Mar, 2017
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Laurel Cottage
Had a great stay at Laurel Cottage,lovely little B&B , attention to detail from hosts,who were really helpful with what to do/and walking routes to take, went out of their way to give out local information, helpful tips and giving us extra biscuits!! ( my favourite). Definitely recommend if you want to stay in Windermere, thanks for a great stay! x

Jane Nutt - 20th Mar, 2017
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Excellent
Excellent stay this weekend, bed and breakfast in a perfect location and great service

Mrs. Kelly Brook - 20th Mar, 2017
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Relaxed !
The title says how we felt after our stay at Laurel Cottage. Not all to do with the cottage, weather, food and fresh air played their part. The room, the breakfast, the hosts and the location did, however, help enormously. The room was clean and well maintained and had all we needed - the wifi worked well and for us it is important for communication, planning our day and entertainment/news - and a comfortable bed. The breakfast choice was good, the specials a great idea just wish we could have stayed for the next day. The hosts were friendly and efficient with good suggestions for walks and eating out. The cottage is only 5 minutes walk from a good range of eating places and Windermere is a good centre for enjoying the lakes. Thank you for a relaxing 3 days.

Mr. Roger Nelson - 16th Mar, 2017
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Excellent Weekend Break
Had a relaxing weekend at Laurel Cottage. it is an old building full of character. Our room was excellent. Clean with a most comfortable 4 poster bed. Wayne and Alison are a most friendly couple, who go out of their way to look after you. Breakfast is to die for. Freshly prepared to order and plentiful. We wouldn\'t hesitate to recommend Laurel Cottage and it is our intention to return sooner rather than later.

Peter Whitehead - 23rd Jan, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you both very much, we look forward to seeing you again

Fabulous Stay
We stayed at Laurel Cottage for 3 nights over New Year. The cottage is very clean and welcoming and in a quiet position. We were in Room 3 with the Four Poster Bed, the room also had a settee which made the stay much more comfortable especially when watching the TV. The bedding was lovely with clean crisp white sheets. Parking was very easy no problem parking along the road. Only a couple of minutes walk into Windermere. The breakfasts were very good with a good selection, all hot cooked breakfast made to order. Alison and Wayne were very friendly and made you feel at home. What more could you want. We will definately be returning.

ZENA LANGSTAFF - 9th Jan, 2017
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New Year Weekend Break!
Our stay in Laurel Cottage was excellent, the hosts were friendly and knowledgable. The location was great, only minutes walk from the town centre and 15 minutes walk from Bowness.



Breakfasts were lovely and fresh. A very warm, clean and perfect place to relax and explore.



Definatly recommend to stay here!! Look at their website for more info and to book.

Claire Malone - 3rd Jan, 2017
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Our 3 Day Break Between Christmas & New Year.
Had a chilled relaxing break me and the wife. Between Christmas and New year To get our battries recharged for our year celebrations. Room was tidy comftable and warm. Breakfast was excellent if you wanted something not on the menu they would go out their way. Always made to feel welcome. I Would defo stay here again.

Steven Dalton - 31st Dec, 2016
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Nice Stay
Friendly hosts and a quality breakfast

Keith Sugden - 12th Dec, 2016
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Nice And Warm Welcome On The Professional Way
Nice and warm welcome! I arrived during the night, everything was arranged, parking place was always available, wifi was working, breakfast was nice and tasty and healthy: you can choose from three different option and it will be freshly and quickly prepared for you. Room was comfortable and spacious, nicely decorated. Hairdryer and coffee- tea was available at room. Area in Windermere toewn is peaceful, easy to find. Might be not so comfortable if you are travelling with lot of luggage.

Evelin Jõgeda - 12th Dec, 2016
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Lovely Staying In Laurel Cottage
We really enjoyed our stay. The room was clean, comfortable and it had all we needed. The breakfast was excellent, with plenty of things to choose. We are vegetarian people and they give us a lovely vegetarian homemade sausage. The owners, Alison and Wayne, are very kind. We had some lovely chats with them and they gave us very good advice to visit the area. So we highly recommend Laurel Cottage!

Montserrat Niubo - 10th Dec, 2016
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Weekend Break
Hi guys we had a lovely wknd with you we were made to feel very welcome . The room was very comfortable with stunning views over the fields & hills we hope to return in the new year thankyou once again for your hospitality. Paul & Andrea

Paul Mccusker - 5th Dec, 2016
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Perfect
The facilities, location, and setting were perfect.

Laurel Cottage is clean, cosy and friendly.

We truley enjoyed our stay.

Thank you

Rachel Rhodes - 22nd Nov, 2016
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Superb
What a fantastic place,very nice hosts,clean and exceptionally comfortable,breakfast10/10,my lady is a veggie and all tastes catered for.Prime location for a base to explore all the lake district has to offer,if in doubt about what to do Wayne the owner is a tour guide in his own right. Fabulous visit, if you want to relax enjoy and spend quality time together as a couple,laurel cottage will oblige.10/10. Cant wait to return. Thanks folks had a fantastic time.

John Bright - 21st Nov, 2016
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Very Enjoyable Stay
We booked a weekend away at laurel cottage with friends for Andrews birthday. We where all very pleased with the accomadation,the beds where really comfy,home from home,the breakfasts where 1st class. We even had a choice of specials to choose from.

A five minute stroll to shops bars and restaurants what more could you ask for. Go ahead and book a break at this great cottage you won\'t be sorry.

Thanks again Alison and Wayne hope to see you again soon.

Peter Lyon - 15th Nov, 2016
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Short Break
GOOD STAY. COMFY BED. WARM ROOM. TASTY BREAKFAST

Mr. DAVID COOPER - 13th Nov, 2016
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Good Choice
After choosing from quite an array of accommodation we were more than pleased with Lairel Cottage. We were meet with a warm welcome, shown to a pleasant clean room, given good local information and then sent on our way the next morning with a hearty breakfast. Could not of asked for more. Thank you Laurel Cottage!

Cathy Allen - 11th Nov, 2016
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Lovely Place 2 Minute Walk From Town.
when we arrived Alison asked about breakfast and if the were any dietary requirements and offered to pop out and get some gluten free bread for my partner, which was lovely.

We stayed in the room with the four poster bed. I can honestly say it\'s the nicest bed I\'ve ever slept in. The room was a good size and the en-suite was lovely with a nice power full shower. The breakfast choice was superb with plenty of options. Alison and Wayne are lovely, very friendly, suggest good places to eat and even lent us a map because as is usual for us, we had left ours at home. I would highly recommend stopping here for a pleasant weekend break.

Graham Canham - 7th Nov, 2016
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Laurel Cottage A Lovely Family Run Guest House
We really enjoyed our short stay in Windermere and especially enjoyed the hospitality we received from Alison and Wayne. There was nothing that was too much trouble and we were provided with extremley informative information about some of the best places to visit during our stay. Our room was number 4 at the top of the house. It was a spacious room which helped as we had our 6 month old baby with us. Alison and Wayne provided us with a travel cot and at breakfast our son had his own place set out with Peppa Pig cutlery, plate and bowl, which was a lovely personal touch. The walk down to Windermere from Laurel Cottage was pleasent and took around 30/40 mins. We throughly enjoyed our first stay in the Lake district and hope to return in the not to distant future. We would 100% recommend Laurel Cottage.

Mrs. Lucy Beck - 6th Nov, 2016
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Nice Break
Friendly run business, clean, modern, handy fridge to use on the landing, breakfast spot on, good specials choice, would recommend staying here.

Mrs. Michelle McNulty - 30th Oct, 2016
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Lakeside Break
Alison & Wayne are fantastic hosts. Very welcoming and informative. Beautiful room with magnificent four poster bed. Breakfasts were delicious. Short walk from Windermere town centre & Bowness-on-Windemere. Such beautiful scenery. We will be back.

Graham Phillips - 30th Oct, 2016
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Laurel Cottage
Really enjoyed our stay, the rooms were nicely furnished and very comfortable indeed. The breakfast was perfect and specials were available that changed each day. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming as were the proprietors, thankyou for a lovely stay.

Mrs. Diane Taylor - 29th Oct, 2016
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Loverly Place To Stay
So friendly, well located, clean and very comfortable.

Howard Ball - 26th Oct, 2016
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Loverly Place To Stay
So friendly, well located, clean and very comfortable.

Howard Ball - 25th Oct, 2016
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Loverly Place To Stay
So friendly, well located, clean and very comfortable.

Howard Ball - 25th Oct, 2016
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Great
Thank you for a very comfortable stay. The food was great, the room very clean and the cottage was in a perfect location for exploring the local area. Alison and Wayne were most welcoming and helpful throughout our stay.

Tomos Edwards - 25th Oct, 2016
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Perfect Few Days
Beautiful room overlooking park. Quality finishes, very comfortable bed and delicious breakfasts.

Joanne Atkinson - 21st Oct, 2016
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Perfect Few Days
Beautiful room overlooking park. Quality finishes, very comfortable bed and delicious breakfasts.

Joanne Atkinson - 21st Oct, 2016
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Laurel Cottage
We thank Alison and Wayne for the excellent hospitality that we experienced at Laurel Cottage. The accommodation was cosy and comfortable and the scenery was breathtaking as we come from a city. The breakfasts were very tasty and they both went out of their way to make us feel welcome.



We all would recommend to our relations and friends to book into Laurel Cottage if they were planning to come to the Lake District which is one of the most beautiful parts of the country.



Once again thank you.



Kind regards.





Adella, Harvey, Andrew & Greg

(From the West Midlands)

Adella Downer - 10th Oct, 2016
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Short Windermere Break
First time staying in a B&B and was very happy. Was able to check in ahead of time. Breakfast was good. The cottage is in a great location for centre of Windermere and a short 15 minute walk to Bowness. Tea and coffee in room, with biscuits, handy for a late night drink. Hosts very friendly.

Michael Gettings - 23rd Sep, 2016
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Short Break
Lovely clean b n b close to shops bars and restaurants, good location very pleasant room,nice breakfast nice hosts nothing too much trouble very friendly would defiantly stay again. I would highly recommend .

Sharon Eaton - 16th Sep, 2016
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Lakes Visit
Thank you for a lovely stay in the lakes .laurel cottage offers a comfortable cosy stay.Excellent choice for breakfast and service second to none.Specials at breakfast were available local produce being used and home made preserves etc were a real treat.Hosts friendly and helpful,we would recommend laurel cottage and we would love a return stay.12th September 2016

Carol Dobson - 15th Sep, 2016
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A Good Place To Stay
Booked for 4 nights away in this lovely b&b. Wayne and Alison are very friendly and it is like you have the freedom of the lakes. Very nice food and company at breakfast time with lots to chat about and great local knowledge (wayne had). Would stay again in a heartbeat

Mr. Mark Forrest - 2nd Sep, 2016
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Wonderful Bank Holiday Weekend
We enjoyed a very pleasant stay at Laurel Cottage. Comfortable bed, pleasant and friendly owners and an excellent breakfast with lots of homemade goodies to eat.

Nicola Woodbridge - 1st Sep, 2016
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Short Break In The Lakes
Lovely clean rooms, fantastic breakfast with many options to choose from and really friendly, knowledgable owners who will happily give advice on where to visit outside of the tourist traps. Highly recommended.

Corrie Fenner - 22nd Aug, 2016
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Lovely, Comfortable Stay In Winderemere
Laurel cottage is ideally situated at the North end of the town, bars,shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. Breakfast was wonderful and kept us going all day, with just a snack in the evening.

Colin Parkinson - 21st Aug, 2016
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Very Hospitable Pleasant Stay. Way Better Than A Hotel.
We enjoyed the hospitality, the breakfast. They gave fresh homemade produce. The couple were very friendly. Bathroom was well equipped.

Jeya Navaratnam - 21st Aug, 2016
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Lovely Laurel Cottage
A very convenient location, a clean and comfortable room, outstanding breakfast with daily specials on the board. Run by efficient, helpful and caring hosts who take an interest in the welfare and comfort of their guests.

Sarah Thorpe - 19th Aug, 2016
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Fabulous Stay
Wonderful few days spent in Laurel Cottage. Wayne and Alison create a home from home with every requirement catered for. Stayed in four poster bedroom which was large, bright and spotlessly clean. Seating area in bedroom was cosy and comfy. Large variety of choices for breakfast, cereals, fruit, yogurt the a delicious cooked breakfast. Location of cottage is perfect, a short stroll away from the shops and amenities. All in all a perfect retreat and hopefully we will return again soon.

Maria Moran - 5th Aug, 2016
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Superb!
Lovely, friendly hosts with great knowledge of the local attractions. Comfortable room (5), excellent breakfasts, with daily specials. Very convenient location for Windermere, Bowness and the western lakes. What more can we say?? Superb!

Jack Cotterill - 5th Aug, 2016
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Great Stay
Made very welcome. Very friendly and knowledgable hosts who helped at every turn. Oh and great breakfasts - try the daily special. Lovely place.

Drew Wilson - 3rd Aug, 2016
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Break In The Lake District
Had the good fortune to book our stay at laurel cottage. Our hosts were great almost like staying with family.

Rooms are large clean and airy plenty of tea coffee etc in room and highly recommend the well cooked breakfast you could probably eat enough at breakfast to last all day. Would certainly stay again.

Nicholas Joiner - 2nd Aug, 2016
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Lovely Guest House
Very comfortable guest house - great room, good location and lovely views. Very friendly! Loved the breakfast specials. Thanks!

Mario De Giovanni - 2nd Aug, 2016
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Laurel Cottage
My girlfriend and I spent 5 days at Laurel Cottage and really enjoyed our stay, Alison and Wayne were very friendly and only too happy to help with any request (as my half English breakfast proved). I would happily recommend this lovely cottage if anyone is to stay in the Windemere area and would also happily stay here again.



Many thanks for your hospitality.

Richard Harrington - 30th Jul, 2016
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Brilliant
what a lovely 2 day stay we had.wayne and alison are lovely people.could not do enough for us.we are defo going to return.as the review suggests.brilliant.

Mr. julian plaza - 26th Jul, 2016
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Fantastic Stay.
Stayed for 6 nights recently. Lovely warm reception from Wayne and Alison. Stayed in Four Poster bedroom. Room was bigger than expected which had the added benefit of the seating area to one side. Bed was very comfortable.

Excellent breakfast with plenty of options each morning. We enjoyed the stay and would recommend to all.

Mr. Ian Jones - 14th Jul, 2016
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Awesome B&b
We were just looking for a relaxing break for a few days and get exactly that. The rooms were really nice with a basic but well furnished run suite. The owners were lovely and scooby (their black lab) was ace. Breakfast was really good ad there was a different special each day. Location wise it was great, 5 minute walk from everything and right next to the park. The property itself was lovely and well kept to. Honestly couldn\'t think of a thing I\'d change.

Joshua Bond - 1st Jul, 2016
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Very Good
We were very happy with the service and the politeness of the owners of this bed and breakfast. The rooms were really clean and fresh had everything we wanted in there. The breakfast was outstanding you had a choice of fresh fruit , cereal, toast, croissants and also fried breakfasts tea and coffee. We would go back there again .

Annmarie Brayson - 27th Jun, 2016
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Lovely Stay
Lovely stay at laurel cottage, perfectly located in a quite area a short walk from the main town with good free parking and an excellent breakfast.

Jonathan Brunyee - 13th Jun, 2016
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Excellent Guest House
lovely comfortable room,alison and wayne very friendly and helpful, great food.

what more could you ask for,will stay there again if up that way

David Twose - 13th Jun, 2016
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Great B & B
Well situated. Breakfast was excellent. Rooms are spacious & comfortable. Brilliant time had all around in superb surroundings. Even the weather behaved!!

Neil Bellamy - 10th Jun, 2016
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Fantastic
We stayed for two nights at laurel cottage and loved our stay. The room was spacious clean well furnished and nicely decorated. Breakfast was lovely served by our great hosts Wayne and Alison. We were there in June when the beautiful garden was in full bloom with an array of colourful plants and flowers. We would recommend this guest house to anyone and can\'t wait to visit again.

Mr. Kevan Hearne - 7th Jun, 2016
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Comfortable With Great Location
We spent 3 nights here and enjoyed our stay very much. The breakfasts were very good with great choice. Alison and Wayne always made a point of speaking to everyone, which was lovely. Lots of local knowledge too!

Great location for Windermere and Bowness and good base for other areas like Keswick. Would stay again.

Madhu Manning - 2nd Jun, 2016
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Pleasant Stay
Very nice cottage, great location and within walking distance to town centre. The room was clean and spacious for two and the owners were friendly and helpful.

Anastasia Papathanasiou - 31st May, 2016
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Highly Recommended And Conveniently Located Near Town
Our priorities were a place within easy walking distance of the town centre, good parking, large room, and quiet location. Laurel Cottage ticked all the boxes. Less than 5 minutes walk to the centre, and 20 minutes to the lake makes it ideally placed.



We opted for the large room with the 4 poster bed, which has a hand made mattress and is very comfortable. There was a sitting area with a settee and TV that swivels, so you can also watch it in bed. Our room was at the front, looking over the park, and the location was quiet, so we slept well. There is no fridge in the room, but one is available for guests on one of the floors. There were the usual tea and coffee making facilities, but I liked the hot chocolate best. The wifi was adequate for our use, and reliable. We found the duvet a bit too warm, but that is the only negative, and a small one at that.



Although there is no private parking, there are no parking restrictions in the road outside, and we always managed to get a space opposite the guest house, so this was not an issue.



The breakfasts were very good, with choices of cereals, fruit, yogurt and even cake. I particularly liked the choice of a lighter cooked breakfast e.g. muffin with egg on top, though full English is available. You can order a special the evening before.



The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. We would definitely stay at Laurel Cottage again if we return to Windermere.



Thank you Wayne and Alison for a very pleasant stay.

Julia Buchanan - 31st May, 2016
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Great Place To Stay With View To Die For
Really great place to stay, lovely couple running this. Fab breakfast and great room with a super view

Claire Hill - 25th May, 2016
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Holiday
We enjoy our stay in Laurel Cottage, everything was us we expected. room was big, comfortable bed, breakfast very good, especially home made yoghurt and granola, we would eat breakfast like that every day.

LUKASZ MUSIAL - 22nd May, 2016
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Two Days In The Lakes
Many thanks to Wayne and Leslie for a very comfortable stay at Laurel Cottage. Excellent room, fine breakfasts and just a step from the centre of Windermere. All in all spot on - and Scoubie the black lab was a treasure!

Best wishes Bob & Ella (Fareham, Hants).

Mr. Robert Moran - 21st May, 2016
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Enjoyable Stay
Stayed at Laurel Cottage for 3 nights and had a very enjoyable stay. Alison and Wayne were great hosts and very helpful with lots of good ideas of what to do in Windermere. Delicious breakfast each morning.

Susan Quinnell - 19th May, 2016
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Review Of Laurel Cottage
We had a great stay. The room was very comfortable for a dog friendly room. The owners are lovely and make you feel very welcome.. Love the idea of the specials board tht offers an alternative to the usual breakfast. We would Definatley go back again and recommend to others. Great location too. Thanks

Mr. David Battersby - 16th May, 2016
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Laurel Cottage
This was an excellent short break where Alison and Wayne couldn\'t be more helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend staying here. Thanks again, Andy, Alison, John & Di

Andy Ward - 11th May, 2016
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Kevin & Sue Mcnamara
Had a lovely stay and thank you for your wonderful hospitality & food.

Would definitely stay again and will recommend on Trip advisor later today.

Many thanks

Kev & Sue

Kevin McNamara - 11th May, 2016
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Response from Hotel
Thank you so much, enjoyed meeting you all and we hope to see you again

Anniversary Weekend
Lovely bed and breakfast. We had the front beautiful 4 poster bed room. Very clean. Very comfortable.lovely couple (Wayne and Alison) offering a warm welcome. Beautiful breakfast. No complaints what so ever!!!

Definitely recommend and will definately return .

Stuart Larsen - 9th May, 2016
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Response from Hotel
thank you both for the lovely review

Laurel Cottage
Steve and I had a lovely stay at laurel cottage. The room was clean and comfy. The atmosphere was friendly and there knowledge of the area really helpful. Breakfast was great too lots of choices and plenty to eat to start the day. Will definitely return.

Sonia Shiel - 7th May, 2016
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Laurel Cottage Windermere
Stayed 29th & 30th April. Very comfortable and the Hosts were lovely. would recommend to anyone staying in Windermere.

SANDRA SANDERSON - 3rd May, 2016
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Laurel Cottage
excellent guest house , good breakfast selection , hosts are a lovely couple who make you feel welcome

Alexander Wardlaw - 19th Apr, 2016
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Great Stay
We spent two nights at Laurel Cottage and were made to feel very welcome by the owners Alison and Wayne. They were very helpful in recommending somewhere to eat. The room was clean, airy and bright. There was a good selection for breakfast which we both enjoyed...Thanks!

Mr. Richard Bateman - 11th Apr, 2016
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Feels Like Home
Lovely cottage, big room, comfy bed. We stayed in the 4-poster bed room, which has a small area with a couch. Very clean and quiet. Town centre is a 10-minute walk, the lake is 20.

Breakfast is nice, you are offered a good choice and a daily special. Alison and Wayne are lovely hosts! Thank you!

Dorina Varga - 2nd Apr, 2016
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thank you both for the lovely comments

Excellent
Very welcoming, local to everything. Good size room, and very comfortable bed. Good choice for breakfast too.

Miss. Lynette Fraser - 22nd Feb, 2016
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Lovely Stay
Laurel Cottage is convenient for Winderemere, just a short stroll to shops and eateries.

Lovely family run B & B, loved the home made biscuits in the room and the breakfast was delicious, gorgeous home made yogurt and good quality bacon and sausages. The owners were both friendly and helpful, we will definitely be returning😀😀

Jackie Cunningham - 22nd Feb, 2016
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Amazing
Lovely cottage, really good service and lovely owners. Close to the main roads, restaurants and tourist places, but quite nice location.

Beatriz Bastos - 9th Feb, 2016
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Thank you for the lovely comments and good luck with university

Warm Welcome On A Cold Snowy Night
Lovely friendly B+B, we felt very welcomed into Wayne and Alison\'s home. The room was clean and warm with lovely finish, even down to the kendle mint cake on the pillow. Breakfast was very good, with a good selection of local produce. Easy to park and short walk to Windermere and restaurants. will definetely be returning

Mrs. Ann-Marie Nixon - 20th Jan, 2016
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Response from Hotel
Thank you so much for such a lovely review and we hope that we see you again

Laurel Cottage
Lovely cottage . Made to feel really welcome

Hayley Halsall - 21st Dec, 2015
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Birthday Weekend Away
A lovely weekend despite the weather. Laurel cottage lovely and cosy, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast. Wayne and Alison very helpful hosts

Anne Roberts - 9th Dec, 2015
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A Warm Welcoming Stay
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Laurel cottage despite storm Desmond arriving and our second day was very wet!lovely warm welcome.Room was lovely,bed very comfy. Lovely complimentary products. Breakfast was delicious and locally sourced produce. Excellent. Will definately stay again.

Cherrilee Hnatiuk - 7th Dec, 2015
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Great Stay
We had a lovely two night stay at Laurel Cottage. The room was large and enough room for two adults and our young son to play in. Alison and Wayne were excellent hosts and the breakfast was tasty too. A very child friendly place. I would definitely recommend this B and B. We will be back!

Mrs. HEATHER HARTLEY - 5th Nov, 2015
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Positive
We stayed here after our wedding for a micro honeymoon. The room was large, well equipped, clean with a large comfy bed. The owners were attentive and chatty without being intrusive.

Jayne Wealthall - 3rd Sep, 2015
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Absolutely Outstanding
From the moment we arrived we were made to feel extremely welcome. You couldn\'t ask for better host\'s who recommended great trips and were very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. The room was impeccably clean, The bed and pillows were incredibly comfortable.

The breakfast is unbelievably good and there\'s even a specials board for which I had the salmon and scrambled egg bagel which again was excellent. The location is fantastic too, close to the centre and only a 20 minute walk to Bowness whilst on a very quiet street overlooking a park. There\'s plenty of parking spaces too which is always helpful.

We really couldn\'t recommend this place enough and can\'t wait to go back.

John Travis - 27th Aug, 2015
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great comments, thanks for a great review

A Place Will Visit Again.
The owners of this lovely cottage were very friendly and helpful. The location was very near the center of the town and the breakfast was healthy and delicious. It\'s well worth the money.

Hong Fan - 23rd Aug, 2015
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thank you for your lovely comments, we enjoyed meeting you all and hope that we might see you again in the future

Very Nice Hotel And Excellent Hosts!
Everything is in right place. Located in quiet area within walking distance from the station, authentic and cosy hotel, tasty breakfast (great choice!) and the last but not the least - very friendly and helpful owners. Would strongly recommend to anyone who is looking for a place to stay on Windermere lake.

Dmitry Khavanskiy - 23rd Jun, 2015
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Perfect Stay
We stayed at laurel cottage for two nights. Great place and just a short walk from Windermere. Perfect place to stay to celebrate

our anniversary. Allison and Wayne very friendly and helpful. Amazing breakkast. Would definitely come back and stay again and would recommend to friends and family.

Elaine Mckinnon - 17th Jun, 2015
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Celebrating Graham\'s Significant Birthday
A snug and friendly B&B in a quiet spot in the heart of the Lakes at Bowness. Rooms overlook the Old Man of Coniston on one side and the park from the front. The owners made us feel very welcome, very good breakfasts. Would stay again.

John Cobbold - 27th May, 2015
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A Great Place To Stay.
Very friendly, chatty and helpful hosts. Spacious rooms set in a pretty location close to shops and restaurants. Not far from the lake and good location for long walks without having to drive. Good choice for breakfast. I would definitely recommend staying here.

Kim Penketh - 23rd May, 2015
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Lovely
We had a lovely time at laurel cottage just perfect, nice clean and tidy all the time, nice friendly owners chatty and helpful, thank-you had a great break x

Joanne Leyland - 19th May, 2015
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Thank you for the lovely comments, we hope to see you again.

Wonderful Stay At An Ideally Placed Cottage.
As part of our post wedding minimoon, my wife and I booked in to spend three nights at Laurel Cottage.



We had a fantastic stay, our Beagle Ralph joined us; Alison and Wayne made us all feel welcome and were very helpful in suggesting walking routes around Windermere and beyond.



Our room was clean tidy and welcoming, with a fantastic breakfast on offer each morning ready for a day of taking in all the lakes had to offer.



The cottage is ideally situated in Windermere with a short walk down to Bowness-on-Windermere to enjoy the many amenities available.



I would highly recommend Laurel Cottage to anyone wanting to enjoy Windermere and other attractions in the Lake District.

Mr. Craig Day - 10th May, 2015
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Laurel Cottage The Lakes District
Great B & B in perfect location - walking distance to everything. Excellent hosts, friendly and helpful, and accommodating.

As a travel agent in Aust will certainly recommend this property to clients looking for B & B style accommodation in the lakes area. Thankyou for a great stay.

Mrs. Marilyn Dillon - 10th Oct, 2011
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Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it is lovely to hear that you will be recommending us to your customers.

Excellent!
Best B&B we've ever stayed in! Alison and Wayne were very attentive to all our needs and helped us out in the planning of our visit right from the start. Breakfast was superb everyday, room was lovely and clean. Couldn't have asked for more. Thank you!

Dr. Yi Fang Lee - 4th Oct, 2011
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Thank you both for such a lovely review, we enjoyed meeting you both and hope to see you again in the future

Perfect
As a young couple in our early 20's we wanted a nice relaxing weekend away with beautiful scenery and laurel cottage provided just that.



The cottage is lovely and so were the hosts. They helped us with all our questions of where to go and places to see.



Breakfast was the perfect start to the day with plenty of choice and enough to keep you going through the day.



We stayed in the four poster bedroom which was immaculate, homely and very comfortable.



The cottage is just a short walk from the village centre and from the lakes edge itself.



would definitely recommend and go again myself. Thank you.

Mr. Alfie Hobbs - 4th Oct, 2011
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Response from Hotel
thank you for the great review, really happy that you enjoyed your stay here and hope that you can come again in the future

Laurel Cottage
Very relaxing and enjoyable stay. The specials at breakfast were great! Thanks for looking after us so well!!

Mrs. Eilidh Mccall-lawrie - 25th Sep, 2011
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Response from Hotel
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the specials. It was lovely to have met you.

Quiet Clean And Friendly - What More Can One Ask?
This is the first time I have used bed and breakfast in the Lakes. Laurel Cottage had been recommended and I was not disappointed ( apart from the weather!) Alison and Wayne were so friendly and did everything they could do make our stay as enjoyable as possible. The room and breakfast were both lovely - thank you, we will visit again and recommend Laurel Cottage to our friends.

Mrs. Elizabeth Arrowsmith - 21st Sep, 2011
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It was lovely to meet you all and that you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Great Stay
We enjoyed our stay very much. The 4 poster room was super comfortable and thanks to the weather we made extra use of it! Breakfast was delicious, too. We'll be back!

Ms. Angela Paessler - 19th Sep, 2011
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Our Experience
Hotel was beautiful, room with huge bed and lovely buscuits! Personal service was above and beyond any expectations. Breakfast was as good as any 5 star hotel with a huge choice.

I could not fault it on any level. Simply excellent! Thank you.

Mr. Ian Vincent Mccarten - 13th Sep, 2011
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for such a great review and we hope we will see you again in the future.

Laurel Cottage
We stayed at Laurel Cottage for two nights at the beginning of September 2011 and had a great time. The cottage is in an ideal position and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was great and our hosts were very helpful and friendly.

Miss. Angela Whitehead - 7th Sep, 2011
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review, great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that we might see you again in the future

Lovely Stay
We had a lovely stay at Laurel Cottage! Alison and Wayne are excellent hosts and serves up a delicious breakfast. Wayne is full of knowledge about hiking paths around Windermere. Highly recommended.



http://londoncosmopolitan.blogspot.com/2011/08/guide-through-district-of-lakes.html

Ms. Lily Vyas - 1st Sep, 2011
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Thank you for you review, we enjoyed reading your blog and the photos that you took and hope to see you again in the future

Lakes Break
A super place to stay,nice short level walk to Windermere which suited my mum.

Great hospitality and lovely clean rooms etc.

We would definitely stay again.

thank you

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Mr. Paul Stubbs - 22nd Aug, 2011
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Thank you so much for taking the time to right a review, glad you enjoyed at and would love to see you again

Lovely Stay
we were made to feel very welcome, the room was compact and very clean. The breakfast was lovely and nothing was too much trouble, would recommend to our family and friends.

Mrs. Lesley Maunders - 22nd Aug, 2011
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Simply Great
Friendly and entertaining host family; clean, tidy and cozy interiors plus professional services... the first choice to stay at Windermere.

Mr. Po-an Pan - 14th Aug, 2011
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Excellent
We have been sleeping in Laurel Cottage for a couple of nights on our way to Scotland and we really had a great stay! We enjoyed the kindness of the hosts, the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, the abundance and the quality of our breakfasts!

In the words of my daughter Anna, it was the best stay of our vacation!!



Luca, Elena, Anna e Mattia.

Mr. Luca Bianchi - 7th Aug, 2011
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Response from Hotel
Wow, thank you for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here.

I bet its warm back home, thank you again, Alison and Wayne

Wonderfull Bed And Breakfast
Laurel cottage is a lovely, cosy b&b in windermere. Very clean, lovely rooms and great breakfasts. Wayne will give you all the advice you need for walks and where to eat and drink. A great place to stay for those who like the personal touch. Many thanks, we hope to return in the future.

Mrs. Julia Macdonald - 6th Aug, 2011
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Thank you so much for the great review, hope you enjoy the rest of your break and we would love to see you all again.

Very Comfortable Stay
Cozy room. Delicious breakfast with creative daily specials such as scrambled eggs with smoked salmon. Wayne provided us with a map to a great walk to Ambleside and even dropped us off to the train station at the end of our stay.

Ms. Deepa Wadhwa - 2nd Aug, 2011
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your review. it was great to meet you both. We are glad you enjoyed the walk and didn't get lost!!

Fantastic
after a long travel to arrive at Windermere, we were greeted by Wayne who generously offered to pick us up from the rail station. we were then brought to a lovely townhouse & totally enjoyed our stay! we were a big group of 6, 2 seniors, 2 adults & 2 children & the rooms given to us were fantastic, esp the family room. the children were still missing the comfortable sofa bed a few days after we left!

I have to thank Wayne & Alison for offering to make adjustments to our number of rooms, i deeply appreciate that. Thanks for also bearing with our noisy little ones :)

On the whole, I can see why Laurel Cottage is ranked highly on Tripadvisor!

Thanks & WELL DONE!!!

Ms. HUI LING KOH - 25th Jul, 2011
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Response from Hotel
Thank you so much for you review, we enjoyed meeting you all.... don't worry the boys were fine never even noticed them.

Classic Home
A nice home in a beautiful part of England. The room was comfortable and clean and the owners were very accommodating to our needs. This is a nice place to stay and I recommend it to anyone interested.

Mr. Peter Morin - 7th Jul, 2011
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Thank you Peter for your lovely comments and for taking the time to write the review, we do consider ourselves lucky to live here.

Faultless!
Our second stay here and just as enjoyable. Lovely room, great breakfast and run by a friendly couple. Would highly recommend.

Mrs. Kathryn Swindell - 5th Jul, 2011
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Lovely to see you again and we hope that you have recovered from your marathon!

Very Comfortable Attractive Accommodation
We stayed for 3 nights and were made very welcome. Good breakfasts with a wide choice and a daily special.

Mrs. Lynda Cox - 5th Jul, 2011
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Hi Lynda, Glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope the trip home wasnt too bad. Did the family enjoy the sticky toffee pudding it is one of our favorites?!

Everything So Nice! Many Thanks :)
A warm family atmosphere, the hosts Wayne and Alison helped us venture out to find the lakes not only by providing directions on a map, but by lending us their own walking boots! That was a very kind and unexpected gesture that will not be forgotten. Had they not done so, we wouldn't have been able to explore the beautiful surroundings. Breakfast was really good too, expecially fried bread :) A beautiful home and fantastic service. Thank you.

Mr. Valerio Lilli - 29th Jun, 2011
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Thank you so much for your review, also the card left in the room it was very kind.We hope that your luggage turned up and your sailing course was fun.

Brilliant, Very Friendly!
My partner and I (aswell as our bunny) all came and had a great stay. The owners are very friendly, down to earth and always make you feel welcome (even when you arrive with a rabbit) and breakfast is great. They can't do enough to help you and make your time enjoyable and will help in any way they can, No matter how daft the question is. Great little B&B def be back (esp to see scooby)

Miss. Joanne Keenan - 27th Jun, 2011
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Hi Joanne, thank you for your review, we enjoyed meeting you and the bunny and hope to see you soon, (bunny as well)

Alison and Wayne

Lovely Stay
We arrived early, our room wasn't ready however they were more than happy to look after our bags whilst we went for a wander. When we returned to pick up our key our bags had been put in the room for us.

The room was comfortable and clean ( not a trace of chintz!) we really enjoyed out stay, very accessible ( we travelled by train and walked there from the station) being at the bowness end of Windermere it was so easy to walk to bowness too . Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

Miss. Ashley Whittingham-Orford - 25th Jun, 2011
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Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay (def no chintz here) and hope that you will be back in the future

Alison and Wayne

Excellent Stay!!!
We couldn't have picked a better place to stay in the lakes, very welcoming & friendly. Room was lovely & very clean, breakfast was superb with so much choice. 5 star service!!!

Mr. Simon Kemp - 14th Jun, 2011
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Thank you for your very kind review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again

Alison and Wayne

Welcoming
Me and my husband stayed in Laurel Cottage over the Easter Break. We stayed in Room 3 which had the four poster bed in, this was the most comfortable bed we had ever slept in when away from home! Breakfast was fab and Wayne and Alison really looked after us telling us points of interest to visit and walks to try. Overall lovely experience and would recommend to anyone! x

Mrs. Clair Jackson - 29th May, 2011
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Hi Claire, thank you for your kind review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. we get lots of comments about that bed being comfy, hope to see you again in the future

Alison and Wayne

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Attractions - Laurel Cottage

Windermere Steamboats Museum - Windermere - Museum

Windermere Steamboats Museum - Windermere - Museum

Distance 0.62 miles (1 km)
Windermere Steamboats & Museum is located on a former sand wharf site where, for many years, barges unloaded gravel dredged from the bed of the lake. When this operation ceased in 1975, the Windermere Nautical Trust acquired the use of the site and the Museum was built in 1976-77 with the help of The Maritime Trust and the English Tourist Board. For a great day out visit the Windermere Steamboats & Museum situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere. This Windermere attraction offers a unique and historic collection of Steam and Motor Boats. Steam Launch Trips, Shop and Refreshments. The Museum is open 10am to 5pm daily from mid-March to the first week in November

World of Beatrix Potter - Bowness-on-Windermere - Landmark

World of Beatrix Potter - Bowness-on-Windermere - Landmark

Distance 0.89 miles (1.42 km)
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction can be found in Windermere. The attraction as won a number of awards and is One of the Top Ten most Popular Visitor Centres and the centre is a place for all the family young and old. Within the centre you will discover Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck and all their friends in a magical indoor recreation of Beatrix Potter classic tales, with the sights, sounds and also the smells of the countryside. You will be able to see Mrs. Tiggy-winkle in the Kitchen, go past Jeremy Fisher's Pond and even walk through Squirrel Nutkin's Old Oak Tree? Also at the centre you will be able to learn more about Beatrix Potter's life in the Hidden Beatrix Potter's presentation and video wall. Take a break in the Tailor of Gloucester Tea Rooms and then a visit to shop where you can browse and purchase top quality Beatrix Potter merchandise.

Carus Green Golf Club - Kendal - Golf

Carus Green Golf Club - Kendal - Golf

Distance 6.55 miles (10.49 km)
Carus is renowned for many things but above all it is the friendliness of the club that keeps people coming back. As the club grows, the course improves, the facilities advance and the driving range is built, the key constant for us is that the welcome for members and visitors alike is as warm as ever. Come find out for yourself. Beautifully situated par 70 parkland course with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. At times testing with the rivers kent, mint and sprint meandering through the course, it offers challenges to every level of golfer.