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1 room, 2 adults

Melbourne Cottage Guest House

4-star4 stars
2/3 Biskey Howe Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England, LA23 2JP, United Kingdom

4-star guesthouse with restaurant, near Lake Windermere
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 122 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Best value for money
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service

Melbourne Cottage Guest House

  • Single Room
  • Premium Room, 1 Double, Ensuite (with Shower)
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite, Mountain View
  • Premium Double Room, Ensuite (with Shower)
  • Basic Double Room, Ensuite (with Shower)
  • Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around Melbourne Cottage Guest House


  • Lake Windermere - 8 min walk
  • World of Beatrix Potter - 3 min walk
  • Old Laundry Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Bowness Pier - 8 min walk
  • Windermere Golf Club - 27 min walk
  • Lyth Valley - 32 min walk
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House - 35 min walk
  • Orrest Head - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) - 91 min drive
  • Windermere Station - 24 min walk
  • Staveley Station - 8 min drive
  • Burneside Station - 11 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (14 years old and younger) not allowed


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built - 1876
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Melbourne Cottage Guest House’s small print

Also known as

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  • Melbourne Cottage Guest House Windermere
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  • Melbourne Windermere

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 7.5 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 38 reviews

Very good 8,0
Ok little cramped,
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely stay and comfortable room. Short walk to lake and town.
gbRomance trip
Very good 8,0
Melbourne Cottage guest house
The guest house is in a prime location. Everything is walking distance. The owners were very kind & helpful. The breakfast menu was superb. The room was clean.
Shagufta, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Beautiful place to stay
This is our second visit here. Amazing place to stay. Guest house is perfect & very accomodating. Will be back again.
Elizabeth, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wonderful stay
Comfortable stay at a great location. Would recommend. Thank you.
Neil, gbRomance trip

Melbourne Cottage Guest House

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