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Whitby
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for its location as it was my husband's birthday and he loves The Lakes. On our first night we opted for dinner in the restaurant which was nice and the staff were very nice. We couldn't get any hot water from the shower and despite reporting it to the receptionist several times it wasn't fixed. On...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here over Christmas for 4 nights in this Victorian hotel located above the town with good views of Lake Windermere. A very warm reception and allocated a large en-suite room with a view over the roof tops towards the lake. Warm, clean and comfortable accommodation with good quality towelling, changed daily, toiletries stocked daily and likewise tea/coffee making facilities....

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always believe in judging a place myself on my own opinions and not going with pre concieved ideas after looking on trip advisor The hotel is undergoing a refurbishment scheme but this didnt interfere with our stay. The hotel is set up above bowness looking over Lake Windermere The room was warm plenty of hot water bedding was crisp...

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1Thank GJones2068
wolverhampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have just come back from a 5 night break at the Windermere Hydro Hotel, between Christmas and New Year. This is our 7th year in the lakes at this time of year and our first stay at this Hotel. Yes, we did read the reviews before we came but everybody has their own thoughts and opinions...

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1Thank crisrob123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The photos say it all. We are used to budget accommodation, but this was so poor we had to write a review. All we can say is, the staff were fantastic, they deserve high praise indeed having to work every day in this environment, dealing (we imagine) with repeated complaints they can't satisfactorily resolve. The hotel was dark, worn, peeling,...

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Thank Grimsnack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival we found out that this hotel has started a programme of refurbishment but this seemed to be in rooms downstairs. The room we were allocated had a good lake view but was very much stuck in the 80s regarding decor. We had also paid for a double room and was disapponted to find we had two single beds...

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3Thank Lindsey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Windermere Hydro Hotel for one night between Christmas and New Year. Our room was 177 at the top of the hotel. The hotel was within walking distance of the town centre with lots of places to eat and drink near by. Once we parked up the car at the hotel we didn't need to drive anywhere....

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked for a 3 day xmas break. We have stayed many times before. We were staying in the area a week before Xmas so we thought we would go the Hydro for coffee. From walking in the main entrance seeing no Christmas decorations, than the smell hit you of damp , really bad. No staff around we asked...

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Thank 106judy
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This will be the 4th time we have stayed at this hotel but will be our last. We have picked this hotel for it's excellent location and parking for Bowness over the years. The rooms on each occasion have steadily got worse in terms of decor and up keep. The room although was clean felt like in the back of...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for 3 days over Christmas, I upgraded to a superior room a view over Windermere and a balcony , but when we arrived we were taken aback at the shabbiness of the hotel, out suite was old fashioned, the mattresses on the bed was very uncomfortable you could not only feel the springs but here them...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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Additional Information about Windermere Hydro Hotel

Address: Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: RM330 - RM853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Windermere Hydro Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
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