What people are saying about Rocklea

Nice, comfortable hotel. - Rating 5/5

Hotel was comfortable and clean. Owner was friendly and helped us with locations of walks and bars.

Reviewer:Harrison T | Mon 9th Mar 2020 | 4 months ago

Weekend away- Rating 5/5

Very warm welcome from Ian. Greeted with a complimentary hot drink upon arrival. Room was nice and spacious, very clean , warm with a nice view overlooking the stream. The cooked breakfast was fantastic and lots of choices of cereal and the likes. Not to far from the centre of Bowness and Windermere was even closer.Would definitely stay there again.

Reviewer:Darren o | Fri 6th Mar 2020 | 4 months ago

Fabulous- Rating 5/5

Had a fabulous one night stay (wished now we could have stayed another night)Hospitality was 100% The rooms were spotless and had everything we needed. The breakfast choices were excellent. We will definitely return.

Reviewer:Carol L | Sun 1st Mar 2020 | 4 months ago

Girls Weekend- Rating 5/5

Lynn and Ian are a lovely couple, very welcoming. The house was spotless, the breakfast was excellent with a great choice of fresh and dried fruit, cereals and a full English breakfast. Excellent value for money, would recommend to friends and would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Susan T | Mon 11th Nov 2019 | 8 months ago

Weekend break - Rating 5/5

Excellent accomodation, very clean. Breakfast was also excellent. Very friendly host and made us coffee on arrival. We would stay again.

Reviewer:Morag H | Mon 28th Oct 2019 | 8 months ago

Rocklea Guest House - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay. Recommended.

Reviewer:Chris T | Wed 16th Oct 2019 | 8 months ago

Super guest house - Rating 5/5

Friendly and helpful hosts will welcome you to their very comfortable and well furnished rooms with excellent en-suite facilities. Fantastic breakfast comprising wide selection of cereals and fresh fruit, topped off with magnificent cooked english breakfast.Highly recommended.

Reviewer:Philip C | Tue 8th Oct 2019 | 9 months ago

Delightful stay - Rating 5/5

Rocklea is beautifully situated next to a brook, with easy access on foot to restaurants and Windermere. We had a beautifully appointed, spacious room overlooking the brook. Rocklea is immaculate, the range of breakfast options caters for all tastes and dietary requirements. We were made very welcome by the friendly owner and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We hope to return soon.

Reviewer:SUSAN S | Tue 3rd Sep 2019 | 10 months ago

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Couldn't recommend Rocklea enough. Ian and Lynn are lovely hosts;great location;would book again.

Reviewer:Benjamin K | Tue 27th Aug 2019 | 10 months ago

Nice & Friendly Place To Stay - Rating 5/5

A welcoming place, nice family run Guest House/B&B. Nice garden,clean rooms, breakfast made with love every day. Close to Windemere Lake and the main roads to travel to other Lakes.

Reviewer:RAJ K | Fri 16th Aug 2019 | 10 months ago

Highly reccomended - Rating 5/5

Easy to find, plenty of parking. Very welcoming, easy walking distance to lakes, town centre and train station. I stayed with my daughter in en suite room plenty of room and the breakfast was cereals, fruits and cooked. If you didn’t want cooked this could be changed. Will be coming back as very welcoming

Reviewer:Marie F | Thu 8th Aug 2019 | 11 months ago

Fab Guest House in a great location- Rating 5/5

Hosts very helpful and welcoming in arrivql with tea and coffee ane map of the area. Very good location just 5-10mins walk from the toen and about 5-10mins drive from Bowness-on-Windermere. Lovely little stream nearby and lots of flowers. Lots and lots of selection for breakfast.Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay again. Thank you 😊

Reviewer:Karen N | Tue 6th Aug 2019 | 11 months ago

Cosy, pittoresque stay - Rating 5/5

Everything about our stay was as it should be. Friendlest hosts, cosy rooms with a lovely bed, especially after a long walk in the mountains, a really tasty and complete breakfast, adapted to personal taste! The B&B is at an easy walking distance to the lake and to the center of Windermere. Makes you never want to leave the place!

Reviewer:Joy Van G | Wed 24th Jul 2019 | 11 months ago

Excellent breakfast and great lication - Rating 5/5

Ian and his wife are excellent host. The breakfasts were superb with fresh berries every day and with good quality. The rooms were neat and clean. Beds are super comfy. Internet was working well. Parkings are available on site.

Reviewer:Montana P | Sun 21st Jul 2019 | 11 months ago

Absolutley fantastic! - Rating 5/5

Fantastic place to stay, very attentive and friendly hosts, breakfast 20 out of 10, fresh produce and loads of choice everyday. Room very clean,modern and spacious, perfect location to explore the lake district.a real home from home. Thank you very much. Andrea and nikki

Reviewer:Andrea N | Sat 13th Jul 2019 | 12 months ago

Relaxation at the Lakes - Rating 5/5

After driving around Scotland and arriving at Rocklea for 3 days , it was so nice to be welcomed by Lynn and a cup of tea presented to us, then shown to our room on the 3rd floor, very spacious and relaxing corner room with views of the neighbouring street below. Very clean and extremely comfortable bed and so quiet night and day. a short walk to the village with fine restaurant's and cafes some of various ethnic taste. Lake Windermere was just a short distance down the road and again more places to eat and drink coffee. Lynn and Ian both delivered excellent breakfasts full and comprehensive that made the day set for walking or sightseeing. I would definitely use this Guest House again.

Reviewer:Stephen H | Sun 7th Jul 2019 | 1 year ago

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Perfect location. Superb breakfast cooked to order. Excellent customer service. Useful information given to us about the local areas.

Reviewer:Tracey S | Sun 7th Jul 2019 | 1 year ago

Rocklea - Rating 5/5

The proprietor could not have been nicer, or more accommodating.Our room was spacious and had everything we needed.Enjoyed a delicious breakfast each morning cooked how we preferred. Room was very clean and comfortable.Would not hesitate to recommend Rocklea House to anyone traveling in the area!

Reviewer:Charlotte F | Sun 30th Jun 2019 | 1 year ago

Excellent Stay - Rating 5/5

It’s very nicely located in Windermere, hosts are also very warm people. Breakfast was Par Excellence.

Reviewer:Aman S | Tue 11th Jun 2019 | 1 year ago

Perfect - Rating 5/5

We enjoyed a brilliant 3 night stay at Rocklea. For Ian, the proprietor, nothing was too much trouble. We've stayed in lots of places so can compare. Breakfast choice was the most wide we have seen, the quality was also excellent. The bed was comfortable. We were fortunate to get private parking. There is an excellent pub for meals and drink 25m across the road. If we return to Windermere we will be stay at Rocklea again.

Reviewer:Philip C | Tue 21st May 2019 | 1 year ago

Recent stay- Rating 5/5

Very satisfied good customer service good breakfast will go there again

Reviewer:Arthur J | Mon 29th Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

Faultless guesthouse - Rating 5/5

Excellent hosts friendly attentive approachable and guest focusedGreat food selection was great and service.high attention to detailIdeal locationBest place in the lakes highly recommend absolutely faultlessThank you so much

Reviewer:Sarah H | Sat 27th Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

The Perfect Guest House - Rating 5/5

We booked Rocklea based on it's location (distance from the lake) and the great reviews.It truly exceeded our expectations.The location was far better than we could have ever imagined - close to Windermere village (3 minute walk) but far away enough for it to be perfectly peaceful.It was about a 20 minute walk away from Bowness and this was perfect for us.Our room was spacious, clean, beautifully decorated and had the comfiest bed with tea/coffee/hot chocolate and biscuits replenished every day.The breakfasts each morning were fantastic - a full English cooked to perfection and adapted in any way to suit you, a selection of cereals, pastries, fresh fruit and yogurts.We really looked forward to our breakfasts!Finally, the hosts were all you could ever hope for and more.Ian was always about if we needed him and was very friendly, attentive and full of great advice about the local area.Thank you both so much for a wonderful, much-needed, peaceful break away! We'll definitely be staying again.

Reviewer:Emma C | Sun 21st Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

Wonderful relaxing stay at Rocklea - Rating 5/5

I took my Mom to the Lake District to celebrate her 50th birthday and Rocklea provided the perfect home for us for our 3-night stay. Our room was wonderful and spacious, including two chairs, overlooking the bay window, plenty of floor space, a nice big comfy bed and large ensuite bathroom with shower. The breakfast was absolutely lovely, with loads of fresh fruit, yoghurts, granola, cereals and on top of this a cooked breakfast. The atmosphere at Rocklea was very relaxing and it felt very homey whilst still feeling like we were being treat to something special. Ian and Lynn were so lovely and very approachable, and really went the extra mile to ensure we were well catered for. Rocklea is only a short walk from Windermere town and the train station, and around a 15-20 min walk from the lake at Bowness. I'd definitely recommend a stay here, and we hope to be back again soon!

Reviewer:Natasha R | Mon 15th Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

Great stay! - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely stay at the Rocklea. We had a nice welcome from the owner Ian, he was really friendly and gave us lots of ideas of places to visit. The room was big and clean. The breakfast and the selection available was great, cooked breakfast was very tasty!!Would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Jenny M | Tue 2nd Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

Weekend break - Rating 5/5

Very impressed lovely clean rooms lovely atmosphere breakfast was fantastic a lot to choose from fresh fruit daily very clean hotel very happy

Reviewer:John P | Mon 1st Apr 2019 | 1 year ago

Cycling weekend in Windermere - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely stay at Rocklea! The beds were really comfortable, the room was really clean, great ensuite bathroom and the breakfast was great. There was a huge selection of fruits, yogurts, cereals, tea, coffee and there was also the option for a cooked breakfast too. Really really good :) Thanks very much!!The location is also really nice for cycling as we cycled from the guest house around lake windermere >Torver >Coniston >Ambleside. Was lovely! And the next day we did a cycling loop to Kendal and back. Great stay.

Reviewer:Kathryn G | Mon 25th Mar 2019 | 1 year ago

Really Lovely Guest House :)- Rating 5/5

The hosts are wonderful and the house is beautiful! The cooked breakfast was perfect and a great range of fruits, cereals, yogurts etc. were also provided which was a really nice touch. Our superior room was beautifully furnished and spotless. Would highly recommend to anyone!

Reviewer:gemma b | Tue 6th Nov 2018 | 1 year ago

Absolutely Fabulous - Rating 5/5

We visited the Lakes 26th - 28th October for our anniversary weekend. Paul was a fantastic host and made us feel very relaxed and welcomed from the moment we arrived. He was very attentive during breakfast and runs a smooth ship. The rooms were beautifully decorated and clean and a whistle. The bathrooms have also obviously been refurbished recently and everything was very modern. There is a pub just opposite which is convenient for a late night drink and the staff are super friendly and have a good menu with huge portions. An all round amazing first trip to the Lake District. P. S Visit the waterfalls all around 20-30 miles away from the guesthouse if you can.

Reviewer:Chris S | Mon 29th Oct 2018 | 1 year ago

Pleasant stay- Rating 4/5

Very welcoming and helpful host and the room waslovely, clean and comfortable.

Reviewer:Alina K | Mon 29th Oct 2018 | 1 year ago

Wonderful guest house - Rating 5/5

Would really recommend this guesthouse for anyone, Lynn and Ian were very welcoming and helpful with navigating the area and where the best spots to eat are! Room was very clean and modern, plenty of room and breakfast was plentiful.Great location only 15 minute walk down to the lake. Me and my partner are wondering when we can next go back!

Reviewer:Ryan D | Wed 17th Oct 2018 | 1 year ago

Perfect stay - Rating 5/5

Loved our stay at Rocklea. Clean comfortable perfect location the host was so helpful and provided the best breakfast of all the B and Bs we stayed in.

Reviewer:Angela G | Thu 11th Oct 2018 | 1 year ago

twotravelingtogether - Rating 5/5

we have enjoyed staying with you forour short break the breakfast was most enjoyable with a very good choice of fruit, cerials, yogurt with a good cooked breakfast our host Lynn and Ian was veryhelpfuland could not do enough for usThe room was very clean and comfortable with a good bathroom thanks Lynn and Ian

Reviewer:Mavis W | Mon 24th Sep 2018 | 1 year ago

Fantastic B&B - Rating 5/5

Wow we had a fantastic stay at Rocklea the breakfast was delicious the room spotless &the hosts welcoming.Thank you for recommending the Mountain Goat trip &organising pick up right outside the door :)

Reviewer:Jayne H | Fri 21st Sep 2018 | 1 year ago

Stayedin Rocklea - Rating 5/5

It was lovely stayin in Rocklea .Room was super !Ian and Lyne was wonderful!Excellent food! We will come again !

Reviewer:Gizela C | Sat 15th Sep 2018 | 1 year ago

Rocklea Guest House - Rating 4/5

Small and very friendly place. Excelllent breakfast choices.Rooms comfortable and clean

Reviewer:Brian S | Wed 12th Sep 2018 | 1 year ago

Cosy English Charm in Windermere - Rating 4/5

My partner and I had a fantastic weekend away at the Rocklea in Windermere. Our hosts were attentive and friendly and the breakfast was a great way to start our mornings.The room was a generous size, very clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom was spacious and the shower was fantastic. Really enjoyed our stay at the Rocklea.Our only comment would be that our room was front facing and there was a little noise from patrons leaving the pub across the road quite late at night whilst trying to sleep. Closing the windows helped and it wasn’t too much of a bother.All in all we really enjoyed our trip and would definitely recommend a stay at the Rocklea for anyone travelling and staying within Windermere.

Reviewer:Sam M | Mon 9th Jul 2018 | 2 years ago

The best house - Rating 5/5

This hotel makes me feel like a home. The landlords are very kind and helpful. I will choose it again,if I come to Windermere.

Reviewer:LIANG D | Wed 4th Jul 2018 | 2 years ago

An excellent week with beautiful weather- Rating 5/5

Thank you for such a lovely week! My sister and I stayed in the twin room, it was very comfortable and the bathroom was lovely. Breakfast was delicious every morning - so much choice! - and Ian was a great host ,happy to accommodate whatever you wanted every day.

Reviewer:Sophie H | Wed 23rd May 2018 | 2 years ago

Great stay- Rating 5/5

Me and my boyfriend had a great weekend staying at Rocklea. Very central, two mins from Windermere centre and 20 min walk to Bowness, only £3.50 if you wanted to take a taxi.Hosts were amazing &helpful. Superior room was lovely and had everything you needed.Breakfast delicious!Thank you very much Rockea.

Reviewer:Harriet D | Mon 23rd Apr 2018 | 2 years ago

Rocklea guesthouse- Rating 5/5

Excellent accommodation and customer service. Central position.

Reviewer:Stephen M | Tue 27th Mar 2018 | 2 years ago

Lakeside- Rating 4/5

Lovely stay beauifull place breakfast was very nice wish it would have been for longer thank you for having us .

Reviewer:Wendy m | Sun 18th Feb 2018 | 2 years ago

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Great guest house. Great location between Bowness and Windermere. Spotlessly clean. Probably the best breakfast in the Lake District. Ian is a superb host who genuinely goes out of his way to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Reviewer:Chris C | Thu 2nd Nov 2017 | 2 years ago

Home from Home - Rating 5/5

Rocklea....couldn't have wished for a better place to stay. Lovely helpful,friendly hosts, comfortable, well situated room, and delicious breakfasts with so many choices. Definitely be back. Thank you.

Reviewer:Sandra H | Mon 18th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

great holiday - Rating 5/5

very friendly and helpful proprietors good parking for our motorbike and is situated in a quiet area will stay here again this was our second time cannot recommend it enough

Reviewer:virginia h | Sun 17th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

great holiday - Rating 5/5

very friendly and helpful proprietors good parking for our motorbike and is situated in a quiet area will stay here again this was our second time cannot recommend it enough

Reviewer:virginia h | Sun 17th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

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Reviewer:| Sat 16th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

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Reviewer:| Sat 16th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

Amazing Place - Rating 5/5

My wife and i stayed here for our first visit to the Lake district after reading reviews on Trip Advisor.We're so glad we did !! Everything that was said was true,This is a Superb Guest house run by Really Lovely people.It's Clean,comfortable,conveniently located,and the breakfast served was second to non.I could not recommend this place highly enough.Thanks Lynn and Ian.

Reviewer:Steve P | Sat 16th Sep 2017 | 2 years ago

Would strongly recommend- Rating 5/5

Have just returned from a four night stay at this lovely guest house. Bedroom spotless, breakfasts delicious, hosts helpful and friendly, location ideal, a short walk from the railway station and a short walk from the boats, shops and restaurants of Bowness. Hope to return.

Reviewer:Mrs Teri K | Sat 19th Aug 2017 | 2 years ago

stay in lake district - Rating 5/5

very helpful en friendly.nice room.very good breakfast!

Reviewer:kurt c | Mon 31st Jul 2017 | 2 years ago

Excellent place to stay!- Rating 5/5

This is a great place to stay! Lovely, comfortable, modern rooms. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and the breakfast was delicious. I would highly recommend it to anyone staying in the area.

Reviewer:Kevin D | Sun 9th Jul 2017 | 3 years ago

Our stay at Rocklea - Rating 5/5

The room and bathroom were very clean . Ian was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble . The selection for breakfast was really good.

Reviewer:Melvyn K | Wed 5th Jul 2017 | 3 years ago

Excellent, clean, and homely B&B - Rating 5/5

Excellent, clean, and homely B&B located in a very convenient location just outside (but an easy walk) of Winderemere village.Lynn &Ian were fantastic hosts, very friendly and helpful with local suggestions for food, walks and travel.What really stands out is the breakfast:the quality and selection is amazing, especially the variety of fresh fruit (by far the widest choice I have seen, and that is in comparison to many other five star hotels I have stayed at across the world!)Thoroughly recommended!

Reviewer:Miss. Wai Sau C | Sun 2nd Jul 2017 | 3 years ago

Comfortable stay - Rating 5/5

We had a very comfortable 3 nights at Rocklea the breakfast was superb, the room comfortable and the attention from our hosts was excellent

Reviewer:Hazel D | Thu 8th Jun 2017 | 3 years ago

A perfect stay - Rating 5/5

Stayed here for three nights and had such a nice stay. Rooms are cleaned really well and had lots of storage space for clothes etc. Staff are extremely friendy and accommodating. Breakfast cooked to perfection every time and plenty of choice in food. Would defiantly recommend this place and would consider staying again in the future.

Reviewer:Sophie B | Wed 31st May 2017 | 3 years ago

A great place to stay. - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely couple of days in the Lake District which was enhanced by the warm welcome and very pleasant accommodation which was in a great location for exploring the Lakes. We had a large light airy room, everywhere was clean and tidy, our hosts were very attentive, there was a large range of fresh fruits and cereals as well as a full English breakfast on offer. Highly recommended we would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:anita l | Wed 31st May 2017 | 3 years ago

a great place to stay. - Rating 5/5

Excellentlargeroom with a comfortablebed and anice bathroomover lookinga babblingbrook. Breakfastwas excellent withfreshfruitand berriesthe highlight. The position was also handy to everything.

Reviewer:charles b | Thu 11th May 2017 | 3 years ago

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