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Bed & Breakfast The Ryebeck Hotel (Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom)


Bed & Breakfast The Ryebeck Hotel (Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom)

About The Ryebeck Hotel

The Ryebeck, which is set in five acres of private gardens, is in the heart of the Lake District and features an award-winning restaurant. All rooms at The Ryebeck have a private bathroom, and the en-suite rooms include complimentary toiletries. Rooms are decorated in a contemporary style, and also include flatscreen TVs, and tea and coffee-making facilities complete with homemade biscuits. Formerly known as Fayrer Garden House, The Ryebeck provides free Wi-Fi in public areas as well as free private parking. Use of the leisure facilities at the Old England hotel are free to guests. The Ryebeck serves breakfast daily, and its restaurant possesses two AA Rosettes. The restaurant serves a dinner menu consisting of seasonal dishes, as well as traditional Sunday Lunch, light lunches, and afternoon tea. The town of Bowness overlooks Lake Windermere, and is within easy reach of other local tourist destinations such as Ambleside and Hawkshead.

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine(Unavailable)
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Non-smoking rooms

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (9.0 / 10)
  • RoomsExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (9.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.6 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Beautiful gardens and lake views.

The Ryebeck is set in five acres of beautifully-maintained private gardens which guests are welcome to explore and enjoy. The views from the gardens - and indeed the views from some parts of the hotel, including the popular, award-winning restaurant - are


Feels less 'touristy' than some hotels.

Many guests have commented on the peaceful atmosphere at The Ryebeck. This is in no small part down to the quality of the service, coupled with the general ambience around the hotel, which has left some guests describing The Ryebeck as being more of a hom


Free use of a swimming pool.

For more the more energetic, guests at The Ryebeck have free use of the leisure facilities at the nearby Old England Hotel. This includes use of a swimming pool, which is a lot more pleasant than going for a dip in Lake Windermere!

Negative Reviews


No Wif-Fi in the rooms.

The Wi-Fi signal at The Ryebeck is not strong enough to reach the guest rooms, so with mobile internet signals not being the strongest in the Lake District guests might have to learn how to cope without having their mobile phone constantly beeping for a f


Some small bathrooms.

Some rooms at The Ryebeck have what are reported to be small, cramped bathrooms, which has frustrated and disappointed some guests.


Thin walls don't help with privacy.

Some walls at The Ryebeck have been reported as being thin in some parts of the hotel. This has either kept some guests awake during the night or disturbed them on an evening.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Terrace
  4. Porter service
  5. Pets allowed
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. Laundry service
  10. WiFi in public areas
  11. Room service
  12. Doctor on site
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Central heating
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Sitting area
  8. Cable TV
  9. WiFi
  10. Free WiFi (rooms)
  11. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Boat rental
  2. Bike rental
  3. Golf course
  4. Horse riding
  5. Hiking trail
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


Lyth Valley Road , LA23 3JP , Bowness-on-Windermere , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)88195 | Fax: +44(1593)446986 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Ryebeck Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at The Ryebeck Hotel?

    No, The Ryebeck Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Ryebeck Hotel?

    Yes, The Ryebeck Hotel has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Ryebeck Hotel?

    No, The Ryebeck Hotel doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Ryebeck Hotel?

    Check-in at The Ryebeck Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Ryebeck Hotel located?

    The Ryebeck Hotel is located in Lyth Valley Road, LA23 3JP, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom.