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The Windermere Hotel

Kendal Road, Windermere LA23 1AL, England
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  • Orrest Head
    0.6 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 4 days ago
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We have just spent a quick break with shearings again. This... more
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i only went here because everywhere else was booked up,seems quite impressive from outside and lobby area,but my room which was a tiny single was awful ,dated poor decor ancient shower,poor heating, it seems this hotel is mainly catering to budget coach parties and it shows! breakfast was actually not too bad and the guy on reception(manager i think)was a...

1Thank mikey66woo
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just spent a quick break with shearings again. This hotel is excellent for comfort, food and exploring the lakes. We were here last Easter, and just had to return to visit places we had missed. Everyone at the Winderemere Hotel gives it 100%. All the staff and management are very very accommodating, to ensure you have a pleasant...

2Thank allison m
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel looked very impressive from the outside, but all of its character has been stripped away inside, the bar not in keeping with an old building. Food good, All of the staff were very polite, helpful and accommodating. 10/10 , the room was bordering on cold most of the time, even though the heating was on full day and night,...

2Thank mandy709
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can thoroughly recommend the Windermere Hotel, lovely and warm friendly staff and the food was really good... I will return.... the entertainment on two of our nights was really good and the buffet breakfast was excellent... we were on a Shearings holiday and was excellent value as the hotel was much better than we anticipated for the amount we...

3Thank Irene h
Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have not been to the lakes for a few years so we decided to visit again on a coach trip we stayed in the Windermere Hotel which is on the top of a hill looking down on to the village the hotel is just opposite the station the hotel is very nice and and we had a good view...

2Thank dave777qq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here for 1 night with our shearings package Christmas..the room was so cold and the bathroom was also freezing..we looked in wardrobe for extra blanket and the one we found was very grubby so we took it down to reception and they did exchange it evening meal was good considering we where late getting to the hotel but...

2Thank larke
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this hotel on a 4 day weekend break and had a wonderful time. It had been many years since I last was there and the improvements were plain to see. Really good food all served hot and by friendly staff. Yes it is up on a hill which is not mentioned in the brochure but as long...

1Thank DonnyBrenda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The windermere hotel didnt disapoint...Nice and cosy...charming staff..yes, on a bit of an incline but take iy easy and its ok....lovelyt single room,,,meals well presented etc. Will go back again in the near future,,

2Thank mrsqu
United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel in great location, easy access to town (believe Lake Windermere to be about a mile or so away); we had a view room and it did not disappoint; very spacious, bathroom, which included bath and separate shower, done to an exceptionally high standard, although my hubby thought bath not long enough, but could see that it would suit guests...

2Thank Eileen B
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 enjoyed your time at the Windermere Hotel. It is great to hear that you made use of our great location so close to the Windermere town centre. Thank you for the comments on the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Shearing's 8 day holiday, all the staff were very helpful. We upgraded our room for a lake view in the front of the hotel, we found it Ok the only comment I would make and I have said this before about Shearing's hotels they could do with a set of coat hooks for outdoor coats. The...

1Thank TheRamblers66
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 found your stay with us overall an enjoyable one. I am glad to hear that you found the buffet system we have in place for breakfast suited your needs. Also I am glad that...

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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: $141 - $224 (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
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#16 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“lake view front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles allisonmC1279RU, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“take an overcoat”
 of 5 bubbles larke, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“obviously a lake view would be best...but because of the mist a waste of money.”
 of 5 bubbles mrsqu, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any view room on all floors”
 of 5 bubbles 766eileenb, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade you get a better room”
 of 5 bubbles TheRamblers66, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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