Hotel Bowness Guest House (Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom)

Hotel Bowness Guest House (Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom)

About Bowness Guest House

Bowness Guest House is an intimate guest house in Bowness-On-Windermere, within easy walking distance from Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. All rooms at Bowness Guest House are en-suite with a shower and complimentary toiletries. Rooms also include a TV and DVD player, with a library of DVD to choose from, and tea and coffee-making facilities with a hospitality tray. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and free car parking can be had nearby. Breakfast is served daily at Bowness Guest House. Served in the dining room, breakfast consists of a cooked option consisting of locally-sourced produce. Alternatively, continental and vegetarian options are available. For evening dining, a number of reputable restaurants are located minutes away. Bowness-On-Windermere is one of several towns popular with tourists in the Lake District, and is a short drive from the likes of Ambleside, Hawkshead and Windermere.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


80 Craig Walk, LA23 2JS, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  9.1 / 10

Positive Reviews


Friendly and intimate guest house.

There are only four rooms at Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast which means that the service guests receive from the owners is excellent. As for the owners, guests have nothing but good words to say about them, with their friendliness and helpfulness in particular being highlighted.


Brilliant location.

Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast is in a great location for getting into Bowness-On-Windermere. The town centre is only a few minutes away on foot, meaning easy access to the quaint shops, cafes and pubs, and is only a few minutes away from Lake Windermere itself too.


Really tasty breakfast.

If the reviews are anything to go by, breakfast at Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast is a real treat. The cooked breakfast goes down really well with guests, including as it does locally-made Cumberland sausages. A vegetarian option is also available, as is a continental breakfast selection, ensuring that guests have plenty of choice.

Negative Reviews


Parking situation not ideal.

Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast does not provide car parking for guests, and while this is not a massive problem in itself, it does means guests have to find their own parking nearby, which can be tricky as it is very difficult to find parking at the best of times around Lake Windermere.


Rooms can get hot.

Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast is centrally-heated, which is great, but it can mean that rooms get overly hot judging by the experience of some guests who find that the windows cannot be opened enough to let fresh air in.


Twisty staircase.

Being set in an old terraced house, Number 80 Bed Then Breakfast does not have a lift. This has been a problem for some older guests who have struggled to navigate the old, twisty staircase to get upstairs.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Express check-in
  2. Car park
  3. Terrace
  4. Non-smoking rooms
Room facilities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  1. Accessible bathroom
  2. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


80 Craig Walk , LA23 2JS , Bowness-on-Windermere , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1539443584

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Regular disinfection
  • Safe distance

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