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Hale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

Holbeck Ghyll was quite good but not as good as we had hoped! We stayed overnight in the Langdale Room and found the accommodation spacious but slightly tired. The rooms are undoubtedly cosy but fail to meet the standards to which the place would appear to aspire. We love an English country style at our hotels but at Holbeck Ghyll,... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

I was delighted to read that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay however, I was so disappointed that you found the food unexciting. Both myself and my kitchen team send our apologies but do hope that you will give us a second chance to show you that we can shine. Yours sincerely Andrew More 

Runcorn
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Myself and my new wife booked two nights in the Miss Potter suite to celebrate our Honeymoon after coming directly from the Lakeside Hotel -Newby Bridge where we got married and celebrated our wedding. This is our third visit to the magnificent Holbeck Ghyll hotel.. (Please see my previous reviews) As I said we booked the Miss Potter suite, which... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Dear Roy and Debbie First of all congratulation on your marriage and I hope you are enjoying married life? Thank you for taking the time out to write this fantastic review I am so pleased you enjoyed your honeymoon with us and everything sounded perfect. I hope you will visit us again very soon if not then for your many,... More 

Hong Kong, China
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

My wife and I visited for the first time and even though we came from far away, Hong Kong, we will definately be back. The whole experience was excellent from the moment we checked in and we were made to feel special, whatever our wishes were. Dinner in the evening was a culinary experience with attention to detail that is... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

WOW this is a great award!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this brilliant review. I am so very pleased you enjoyed your stay in the UK and especially Holbeck Ghyll. I have passed on your comments to all my team as I think it is important to show them that people appreciate their hard work.... More 

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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Absolutely stunning hotel, Absolute superb dining service (and we love our food/wine!) Cannot recommend this country hotel highly enough. Pricey, but well worth the treat. We stayed in the miss potter suite for my boyfriends birthday. Beautiful room with hot tub on balcony. Excellent stay!

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

WOW what a fantastic review ‘ THANK YOU’ that is all I can say apart from come back to us soon. More 

West Midlands, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I booked Hollbeck Gill for our first anniversary and we loved our stay. This boutique hotel is located on a beautiful hill with stunning views. The staff were very welcoming and catered for our needs. Breakfast here was a good start to the day, again we had a warm welcome and helped ourselves to a wide variety breads, fruits etc.... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and us all. I am pleased you enjoyed your experience with us here at Holbeck Ghyll, and that our Vegetarian menus were also enjoyed by your wife. A lot of people choose off the vegetarian menus even if they are meat eaters as they choices are fantastic. Jenny on pastry is... More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Always stay here on our way to Scotland. The hotel, formaly an aristocrats country house, retains its elegance and exclusivity while making guests feel very welcomed. The views are exceptional from above lake Windermere across the hotel gardens and onward to the fells. The chef's food is amazing with incomparable taste, intense flavour and beautiful presentation. Don't miss out on... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am so pleased your returned visit to us was as good as always. I have printed your review off and placed it on the staff notice board as I like to make sure their hard work does not go UN noticed. I am so glad you enjoyed our local Damson Gin, I have to... More 

Essen, Germany
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42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

After all a rather disappointing experience. Some of the weak Points are surely due to the fact that it was a busy bank Holiday Weekend. Positive: - very friendly staff! - food was delicious - main building has a great atmosphere - views over the lake are spectacular - pre-dinner Drinks and Snacks have been delicious - the sweet Riesling... More 

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Halifax
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

We recently had one overnight stay at Holbeck Ghyll and what a wonderful stay it was. From the moment we arrived we were straight into relaxation mode. The staff were friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was spacious and we had an outside terrace which overlooked lake Windermere. Our evening meal was an absolute delight... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Well reading this fantastic review you have posted please come back soon. I am so delighted you enjoyed your stay with us but sorry it was only for 1 night, you must come for longer next time. If you have not done already then please sign up to our news letter (located on our website) as there will be some... More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2015

My husband and I got married at Holbeck Ghyll on Saturday,16th May 2015, It was a small intimate wedding with just the two of us & it was perfection. Worth traveling 300 miles! We booked the Two Hearts Wedding package which is a weekend stay & a small intimate Wedding for just the bride & groom. We were made to... More 

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your stunning review, I am so please you decided to choose Holbeck Ghyll for your special day and I am so pleased you had a fabulous time with us. The Two Heart Weddings are so special and intimate they are becoming so popular with us. Once again on behalf of us all here at The Holbeck Ghyll... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

quiet place in touristical environement! very nice views onto lake windermere and surroundings! perfect service from staff ,very friendly! restaurant with ambition to receive a michelin star! walking possibilities nearby hotel!

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Andrew M, Owner at Holbeck Ghyll Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, all my team we so pleased with what you said. It makes all their training worthwhile. All that I need to say is we all look forward to welcoming you back to Holbeck very soon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxurious country house hotel is set in eighteen acres of private woodland and gardens, in England's picturesque Lake District. Holbeck Ghyll offers 23 individually designed en-suite rooms, most with spectacular views over Lake Windermere. The Health Spa offers a range of treatments, sauna, steam room. Food is an integral part of any guests stay, and the Restaurant, which retained a Michelin Star for 14 consecutive years, will not disappoint. ... more   less 

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Address: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: RM714 - RM1,951 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holbeck Ghyll Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country Hotel
Holbeck Ghyll Country Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Windermere, Lake District, UK
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#9 Family Hotel in Windermere
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“Peter rabbit lodge with a four poster bed.”
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