frequently asked questions
Do you have any questions about staying at Holmlea Guest House?
Find the answers here to our most frequently asked questions.
Holmlea is exclusively for persons over the age of 18.
Strictly no pets allowed except for assistance dogs (subject to room availability).
We do not cater for single-sex stag and hen parties.
By special request, our Dove Nest room can be configured as a twin bedded room (two single beds), when booking by telephone.
We do not have a family room at Holmlea. All of our double en-suite rooms have 1 bed. Extra beds can not be added.
A minimum stay of 2 nights is applicable on normal weekends and throughout the summer season (June – August). A minimum stay of 3 nights is applicable on Bank Holiday weekends.
We are located on Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere. For Satellite Navigation users our postcode is LA23 3EW.
Yes, at the front and side of the house. We have parking available for one car per room. Guests are welcome to park from 12.00 noon onwards on day of arrival.
From 4:00pm . Last check in at 8:00pm. Guests are welcome to park from 12:00 noon onwards.
Guests are requested to vacate the rooms and the car park by 10.00am on day of departure to enable us to prepare for new arrivals.
Within an easy five minute leisurely stroll.
Yes, a great choice of pubs, restaurants, and shops are within a five minute leisurely stroll.
Our last check in is 8:00pm.
Guests are welcome to leave luggage from 12:00 noon onwards.
For each new guest we provide a set of towels.
As a minimum we will change your towels on every third day of your stay. Applicable to stays of 4 nights or more.
Additional towels can be provided at a cost of 3 pounds per towel per day to cover cost of additional laundry. Please request at the time of booking.
Please give 24hrs notice and subject to staff availability.
Free wireless Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. Login is by social media i.e. Facebook or Twitter login or you may create your own password to login by completing the on screen instructions.
Laundry facilities are not available on the premises but there is a laundrette at approximate 1.5 miles in Windermere. The Laundrette, Main Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1DX. Tel: 015394 42326.
Yes we accept the following cards when booking and there is no charge. Visa credit, Visa debit and Mastercard.
We do not accept American Express.
The nearest bus stop is about 200 metres away outside St. Martins Church with regular bus services to Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere villages.
Yes, there are some lovely walks that start from our doorstep. We can provide maps and information.
As we are only a small property, we are unable to offer a guest lounge.
Flat screen LCD televisions in all guest bedrooms receive limited FREEVIEW digital channels only at this present time.
The kitchen is for staff use only, and we are not able to cook or reheat guests’ own food.
We kindly ask that hot takeaway food is not consumed in all areas of the Guest House.