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BEST WESTERN The Burnside Hotel

Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3EP

Ratings & Awards

4 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Britain) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (90 spaces)
  • Gym
  • Pets Allowed
  • Sauna
  • Indoor Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Lift
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Hotel Information

All credit card transactions by American Express (AMEX), whether prepayment or on departure, will have a surcharge of 5% added to the total bill.

Our leisure facilities will close on the 5th January 2015 when the main refurbishment of our pool and gym will take place. Our pool will re-open mid to late March 2015.

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

Come and cosy up in Cumbria!

BEST WESTERN The Burnside Hotel proves that love at first sight really does exist! Set in mature gardens with breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and the fabulous fells beyond, the hotel gives you stunning views and wonderful facilities, all wrapped up in accommodation thats bursting with character and charm.

Just 300 metres from the ever-popular steamer piers and bustling village centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, home of the famous Beatrix Potter Museum, were waiting to give you the warmest of waterside welcomes.

The original hotel building was a private residence, which means we can guarantee a homely feel to all who visit. And as were just a Seagull-skip away from Englands largest lake, our hotel offers stunning views of Windermere from the bedrooms, lounges and terraces!

You’ll love the Lakeside!

Whether you want to explore the historic, the cultural or the contemporary, were within easy reach of tourist attractions as well as Lakeland towns, villages and rural retreats across the Lake District.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Landmarks and getting around

  • Beatrix Potter (1 miles)
  • Windermere Lake Cruises (1 miles)
  • Blackwell Arts & Crafts House (1.3 miles)
  • Lakeland Motor Museum (8.4 miles)
  • The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway (9.4 miles)

There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.

Find out more about attractions near the BEST WESTERN The Burnside Hotel.

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BEST WESTERN The Burnside Hotel at a glance

Come along to Cumbria, and step into a world of luxury at the Lakeside! Well treat you like family during your stay, and have everything you need to make our hotel a real home away from home

  • Sauna
  • Indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room
  • Gym
  • Free internet

Our Values

Were all about Lakeside living here, so well do all we can to make sure you enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible, and our great indoors too!
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Rating: 5 "Relaxing end of winter break"

01/Mar/15  Peter C, Warrington, United Kingdom | Type: 

An excellent experience. Good quality room. Very friendly staff who went out of their way to make the stay a pleasure despite the hotel and leisure facilities being upgraded. Rare to find a hotel whe... more »

Rating: 4 "Great Restaurant"

26/Jan/15  A TripAdvisor Member,  | Type: 

The food was great and the staff lovely. The hotel is undergoing refurbishment which was reflected in new decor and carpets in our room - however, the lingering odour of cigarette smoke was far from ... more »

Rating: 4 "Mixed feelings"

29/Dec/14  Jane H, Skelmersdale, England | Type: 

Stayed here for the first time for a two night break on 21st and 22nd Dec'14 with a large family group. Hotel is in a great location, with view of lake from some rooms and speedy access on foot to Bow... more »

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BEST WESTERN The Burnside Hotel
Kendal Road
LA23 3EP
Sat nav postcode:LA23 3EP

For phone bookings please call:
08443 876326

For general enquiries please call:
01539 442211

For online bookings please use the
pink button above.

Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00

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