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

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

About Elim House

Elim House is a 150-year-old hotel bed and breakfast nestled within the English Lake district. It is a quaint, family-operated destination with modern amenities. All of the bedrooms at this traditional Victorian house, feature a television, tea and coffee facilities, quality bedding, and USB charging points. A few of the bedrooms offer garden views. The non-smoking property offers limited free private parking, with unrestricted street parking and motorbike and bicycle lock-up facilities. This is an adults-only accommodation. Elim House features a dedicated breakfast room where guests can browse a large menu that caters to vegetarians and those with unique dietary requirements. Later meals, including pub fare at the Beresford’s Restaurant & Pub, are within a five-minute walk from the property. Lake Windermere, Beatrix Potter Attraction, restaurants and pubs are all a five to ten-minute walk. Also, Kendal is a 15-minute drive.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Biskey Howe Road, LA23 2JP, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.2 / 10
  • Service
    Very good  8.2 / 10

Positive Reviews



Guests point out that the location of this hotel is one of its better features. The bed & breakfast is conveniently located within the English Lake district and is within five-to-ten minute’s walking distance to restaurants, pubs, Lake Windermere, and Bea


Wonderful owners.

A standout feature of this bed & breakfast are the owners. Guests report that Karen & Rob are thoughtful management that really bring a personal touch to any stay. You should find that your needs are well taken care of here.


Delightful English breakfast.

High marks are given to the full English breakfast available at this B&B. Elim House serves a tasty breakfast each morning within its dedicated breakfast room. Each breakfast can be catered to vegetarian and other special dietary needs.

Negative Reviews


Unimpressive Wi-Fi.

Looking for fast Wi-Fi speeds? This B&B will likely let you down and you’ll want to consider looking elsewhere if a lack of fast Wi-Fi is a deal-breaker.


Thin walls.

Some guests complain of thin walls at Elim House. You may find that the walls contribute to unwanted noise infiltration, particularly during certain parts of the evening. If you’re a light sleeper, you may find the thin walls to be too great of a nuisance


Problems with shower.

Guests complain that the shower is unimpressive. Negative comments have been made about the available water pressure, while other guests have avoided specificity and simply said that the shower is “rubbish.”

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Car park
  3. Terrace
  4. Non-smoking rooms
Room facilities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
  2. Minigolf
  3. Surfing
  4. Tennis court
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
  2. Adults only

Arrival / Departure

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


Biskey Howe Road , LA23 2JP , Bowness-on-Windermere , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1539468117 | 

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Safe distance
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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