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The Windermere Hotel

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used this hotel as a base when on a coach holiday to the Lake District and it was one of the main things that attracted us when booking the break. To have a really enjoyable holiday it's essential to have somewhere pleasant to stay and I'm pleased to say the Windermere Hotel ticked the boxes on almost every aspect....

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Chesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for a long weekend and found the staff very friendly and obliging. Good walk behind the hotel for great views across Windermere. Two minute walk to train station and bus stop. The bathroom was a bit small otherwise would have given the hotel a '5'.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed half board for weekend,could not fault hotel,room, food, staff all very good,would of gave 5 stars only for their meanness as regards parking.hotel is situated right on edge of town with no off road parking to be had,most people came by coach so car park was only half full,there is only 2 disabled spaces out of 30,my friend who...

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Ponferrada, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect break away. Best hotel to Stay In Windermere. Stunning Landscape. Clean,Gorgeous food and friendly staff. Special mention to Fernando and Evelina for being the perfect guides in our trip. Thanks guys! We will come back soon.

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gunner196440, Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. I am very pleased to receive this excellent review of our hotel. Thank you so much for your kind comments and we are very pleased to hear that you had such an excellent stay. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed...

Wells, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a 4 night break here, the hotel was very clean the staff very friendly and helpful, the food was very good and plenty of choice as you could choose from the table-de-hout menu or pay a suppliment and have soething off the al a carte menu, we had a really good break

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gunner196440, Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us over-all. I am pleased to hear that you found our hotel to be nice and clean and that you found our amazing staff to be friendly and helpful. Thank you for...

Nottingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a gem. Nothing was too much trouble from ANY member of staff, they were all polite, professional and kind. The food was really lovely. Each days menu was posted up early and there was,plenty of choice. I can't find anything bad to say about it at all. Well done and thank you for a lovely holiday 😁😀😁

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. We love getting reviews like this here at the Windermere Hotel, I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed every aspect your stay. Thank you for your comments about our excellent staff, customer service is something we pride ourselves. I am...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a four night stay at this lovely Hotel. This was our second visit and it won't be our last. Our room was on the front with a distant view of the Lake. The room was spotlessly clean and very spacious. The shower was the best I have used in any of the hotels I have stayed in...

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. I am very pleased to hear that your second stay was just as good as your first! Thank you for your excellent review, I am very pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. I am pleased to hear that your...

BOLTON
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely Victorian hotel has everything you need for a relaxing break.the staff are amazing especially the waiters.the food is good with several choices. Very fast service too.Our twin room ( 19 ) is on the ground floor at the back so no view as such. It is situated at the top of a hill so you get your excersize....

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gunner196440, Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us over-all. Thank you for your comments on our amazing staff, as we pride ourselves on our customer service here at The Windermere Hotel. Also, I am very glad to hear that...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in to this hotel on Saturday night the 18th February for 1 night. The older grey haired woman with glasses on, on the reception gave us parking bay 24 at an additional £5 charge. It was the furthest away parking. space even though she had a handful of parking cards in her hand. Can I also add that she...

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gunner196440, Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. Our hotel accommodates a large amount of self drive customers, especially on the weekends and this is why you were allocated bay 24 out of the 41 bays that we have. We have several duplicates of each parking ticket as sometimes people...

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

stayed for fri/mon,from the room to staff to food all was very good excellent value,room v clean,food good choice,we had a great weekend away and i would recommend this hotel to everyone who would want to stay in the centre of windemere

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gunner196440, Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Windermere Hotel. Thank you so much for this great review and I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are very competitive with prices within the area and I am glad that you found the Windermere Hotel to be good...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Windermere has been called the ‘Gateway to the Lakes.’ With mountains, moors, lakes and tarns it is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the splendour of the English countryside, right in the heart of the Lake District. The Windermere Hotel occupies an excellent location at the head of the village of Windermere itself. Built from traditional Lakeland slate, our hotel is listed by English Heritage, and is one of the oldest hotels in Windermere having opened back in 1847 to coincide with the construction of the local railway. The hotel’s location is ideal for exploring the local villages of Bowness and Windermere, as well as the beautiful Lake District scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Windermere Hotel

Address: Kendal Road, Windermere LA23 1AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: RM520 - RM1,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Windermere Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Windermere
Windermere The Hotel
Windermere Hotel Windermere
The Windermere Hotel Lake District, UK
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“Rooms at front offer a Lake view and a view of the mountains for a suppliment.”
 of 5 bubbles socket52, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms to the front have a distant view of the lake, to the back, trees”
 of 5 bubbles Yorkshirelas2, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front of house bedrooms have lake view”
 of 5 bubbles scillybishop, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The further away from reception the better.”
 of 5 bubbles YstwythB, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view available.”
 of 5 bubbles Bugsy638, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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