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“Views, walks and quaint villages”
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Hillthwaite Hotel
Ranked #10 of 20 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Loved the ambience of the hotel and the staff very friendly. Nice walk into town from the hotel with lovely walks in the surrounding area. Lots to do in the area being on Lake Windermere. We spent the weekend there with our adult children and it was just lovely.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Edwina O
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Edward M, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Edwina O for your 5-star review of Hillthwaite. It is wonderful to read that you had such an enjoyable stay at the hotel, and we very much hope you will make the decision to come and stay with us again. Kind Regards.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hotel in good location, we stayed in the Langdale room which was excellent, bathroom great and good view to Lake Winderemere. Hotel very well kept and staff friendly. Could be more choice at breakfast but overall food ok.
Would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Rainham575
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Edward M, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for your great review and for taking the time to share this with others, along with your recommendation. It is much appreciated by everyone at Hillthwaite and we will take a look at what additions can added to the breakfast menu. Many thanks and see hopefully see you again. Kind Regards.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This hotel's ok for a few days and a great location for Windemere. On the negative side, the "lake view" from our room was massively exaggerated as we could just about make out a tiny patch of Lake Windermere, which was almost entirely blocked by trees and over 2 miles away anyway, that said the view itself was pretty! Be aware that you may need a sat nav to find it, there's no lift, the pool was cold and the breakfast buffet a bit limited. However, evening meals were all lovely, and the hotel is cosy, clean, modern and friendly, especially the restaurant staff. Overall a nice enough place to stay for a few days.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank C0rrie9
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Edward M, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi C0orrie9, thank you for taking the time to share your recent feedback regarding your stay at Hillthwaite. I am sorry we did not meet all your expectations, particularly with regard to the view from your room. Each of our higher end rooms, all of which are front facing, have varying aspects of the Lake. If you want a truly excellent view of Lake Windermere we would recommend room 16. Your comments relating to the food will most certainly be relayed to the chef, and we will see if we can increase the pool temperature from 30 Celsius to a little bit higher. Thank you for your other positive comments and we hope you will come back for another few days break. Many thanks.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Just returned from another visit to our favourite hotel. The Hillthwaite House Hotel is a friendly family run hotel, where you are made to feel very welcome from the moment you arrive. My husband and I were down to celebrate my fiftieth and the staff really made my day special. The food is exquisite and there was lots to choose from on the menu, the brisket and the sea bass were my favourite dishes. Compliments must
go to Marco and the restaurant/bar staff who cannot do enough for the
guests and made sure we had an excellent dining experience. The hotel
has good wifi connection and the lounge is cosy and comfortable to enjoy coffee in after dinner. Would highly recommend this fabulous hotel to anyone.

Room Tip: Choose an occasion room with a lake view
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

There is a great view of the lake. The hotel is an excellent location for exploring and very good value for money. There are leisure facilities which is a bonus if the weather is wet. We are in the English LAkes! The food was very good with a reasonable choice. Friendly staff. Good cocktail bar. The rooms are comfortable. Wifi ok though a little slow on occasion.

Room Tip: Best views in the main hotel on the front.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Gordon M
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Edward M, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gordon M, thank you for your lovely 5 star review of your recent stay at Hillthwaite. It sounds like you had a very enjoyable stay in the Lakes despite the weather! The indoor leisure facilities certainly help to ensure a relaxing break at the hotel - rain or shine. We hope to see you again. Many Kind Regards.

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Additional Information about Hillthwaite Hotel

Address: Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2DF, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#10 Family Hotel in Windermere
Price Range: RM576 - RM1,148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillthwaite Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You will find Hillthwaite House Hotel is the most ideal accommodation for all types of breaks including short breaks or for use as a base for your walking holiday in the Lake District National Park. Impeccable service and comfort, lovely food sourced from local produce, friendly, attentive staff and the many guests that return to us time after time speak for itself. For Lake District Hotels please look no further than Hillthwaite House Hotel. ... more   less 
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