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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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BOLTON
Reviewed 1 week 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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2Thank socket52
Reviewed 1 week 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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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Broadstairs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel very warm and friendly. Could not fault any of the staff. Food was excellent and being diabetic chef catered for me well. Our room was on the ground floor which was helpful as I am a wheelchair user. Sadly the room was useless for me and the bathroom. I was told they had just one room for the...

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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 you found our staff to be friendly and helpful during your stay. Customer service is something we pride ourselves on here at the Windermere Hotel. I am also pleased to hear that you enjoyed the...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on 10/02/2017 on a Shearings break. Nice hotel, food was probably one of the best out of the numerous Shearings hotels I've been in. Very friendly and helpful staff.clean and warm rooms. Close to the town centre.

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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 are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the comments on the food here at the Windermere Hotel. I am also glad to hear that you found our staff to be helpful and friendly,...

Gods Own Country
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be quick because I've already written an in depth review only to lose it all when my computer crashed........ Great Hotel, on a hill so people with walking problems might struggle Food great, both breakfast full English & evening meals from table d hote menu Staff very professional, mostly foreign, maybe Spanish but could understand what you wanted Room...

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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 are very pleased to receive this great all-around review of your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to comment on the food at the Windermere Hotel, I am very pleased to hear that you found the buffet style...

Lancashire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from a short break at the Windermere Hotel and have to say....what a great break! No complaints what so ever. Hotel was spotlessly clean, warm and welcoming. Lovely bar to relax in, in the evenings. Great location at the top of a hill so fab views. Bedroom was clean, a little on the...

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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 read this excellent review of the Windermere Hotel and I am glad that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Thank you for your comments on the comfort, facilities and cleanliness of your room. We are always...

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from four nights at The Windermere and I dare not get on the scales! I am a pretty fussy eater, but the food there was excellent and every night I eat all three courses, which were beautifully presented and served by polite professional staff. I will be returning.

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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 are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the comments on the food here at the Windermere Hotel, as we change our menus daily and have five main course selections we are very happy...

Southampton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in January, on a 5 day trip run by the hotel owners Shearings. If you travel by train or bus the hotel is just above the station. we had room 225 what they describe as a standard room, it was at the back of the hotel looking on to hillside. the room was in excellent order, and could...

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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 are very pleased to receive this great all-around review of your stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you found our hotel to be excellent value for money and that you made use of our fantastic location just a...

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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 - RM802 (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
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#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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