Hosts Julie and Russell warmly welcome guests to Melbourne Cottage Guest House in Bowness on Windermere. A former bakehouse, the property dates from 1876 and was formerly two cottages. Choose from 8 stylish ensuite rooms all with free WiFi. A relaxing newly refurbished guest lounge is available along with a selection of information on the local area. We are only a 5 minute stroll from Windermere station and a short scenic walk from lake Windermere.
A hearty full Cumbria breakfast featuring delicious locally sourced ingredients is available and we're a multi award-winning guest house, having been awarded a 5 Star hygiene rating, a Gold Award for Windmere in Bloom 2016 and we've b een awarded a Quality Cumbria Award by Cumbria Tourism.
Eight bedrooms are on the ground floor, 4 bedrooms are on the first fllor and 4 bedrooms are on the second floor, accessible via a second flight of stairs. (level access is available on the ground floor and includes easy access to the ground floor dining room and guest lounge.
We have a choice of room types including double and family en-suite rooms, and standard single rooms with a shower and wc adjacent. All rooms include a hairdryer, flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and coffee making facilities.
Our hearty full Cumbria breakfasts are a real treat made with fresh locally sourced ingredients where possible. We've also recently upgraded our buffet service which features fresh fruits, hoghurts, cereals and we serve delicious Farrers Westmorland ground coffee.
Toast and pastries are also available and a varied breakfast menu includes a Vegetarian Breakfast option, as well lighter cooked options.
Special rates are available for 3 night stays or more. sorry no children under 10 years please. Usually a minimum 2 night stay applies in middle to high seasons, and at weekends.