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preston
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived to find ample parking space, which in the Lakes is incredible for a start! The receptionist was very friendly and explained everything that we needed to know. Our room was number 11 which has fantastic views of the hills in the background and the lake closer by. The food was extremely good and plentiful served by friendly waiters... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a fab one night stay at the hillthwaite. Lovely, welcoming hotel with fab staff. Our 3 course meal was really fab and the breakfast was the best hotel breakfast we've had. Staff were so helpful and attentive. Was a lovely, relaxing escape. Our room was decorated beautifully, and had a fab (huge) bed and shower! Only criticism was... More 

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Thank Roxy H
Warrington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have recently returned from a wonderful break at this hotel, my husband and I have birthdays on consecutive days and we treated ourselves to one of the suites in the hotel. We were extremely lucky as the weather was fantastic, blue sky, sunshine and frost, the view from our bedroom window was stunning everywhere looked like a winter wonderland.... More 

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Thank Mellor H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff at the Hillthwaite are all wonderful can't do enough for you, wonderful pool, great location to see the lakes, comfortable clean rooms, would 100% recommend eating in the restaurant the meals are fantastic! Overall a fantastic 3 nights stayed here and we will certainly be back!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We found Hillthwaite after searching online for somewhere to stay between Birmingham and Edinburgh. Its very easy to find and is only a short journey off the motorway. From the outside we weren't expecting much as it appeared a little old fashioned but inside was decorated beutifully and maintained to a very high standard. We were very suprised and fortunate... More 

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Thank Sarah P
EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sarah P. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at Hillthwaite. Really glad that once inside you were so impressed with the hotel. We are in fact in the planning stages of improving the outside frontage of the hotel, and entrance to the building. However we felt the interior of the hotel... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As someone who works in hotels you really appreciate great service and food when you receive it. Edward, Yvonne and Michael were fantastic throughout our stay - the welcome was warm, the food lovely and our Classic Plus room was spotless and luxurious. As hotels go in the area, this really is up there with the best. The location is... More 

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EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nic, thank you for posting your five-star review of your recent stay, so glad to hear that all of you including your gorgeous dog had an enjoyable stay at Hillthwaite. You are always welcome to return to the hotel at any time, i cant wait to meet your new addition to the family! Look forward to your return visit... More 

Goosnargh, England, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a one night stay with a meal and bottle of wine through Groupon, I can truly say it was one of the nicest little get aways we have had. From booking in to leaving the following morning. We were looked after so well, all the staff are so helpful and polite, if had any complaint it would be... More 

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EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, many thanks for posting your review! We always aim to provide all our guests with an enjoyable and memorable stay at Hillthwaite and its great to hear we provided you with this. We would always suggest booking with us direct so our friendly reservations team can describe to you the location of all our rooms, as well as... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this as a getaway for my partner's birthday so went for occasion room 15 which was amazing. Probably the nicest room we have ever stayed in, gorgeous, well equipped and extremely comfortable. We had a three course meal in the evening which was also gorgeous and all the staff were lovely, approachable and accomodating. I thought it was well... More 

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EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Hi CriticalLucy, thank you for taking the time to share your review and recommendation of the hotel, it is much appreciated. You certainly picked a great room, number 15 with its balcony and superb views of Lake Windermere. It's great to hear you partner enjoyed their birthday so much at the hotel, and thank you for choosing Hillthwaite to celebrate... More 

Cockermouth
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here with friends on a gloriously sunny and freezing cold winter's day, which really enhanced the location of the hotel overlooking Bowness and Windermere. The afternoon tea was very good (with the interesting choice of a Gentleman's Tea, which both men thoroughly enjoyed), Our waitress was lovely and accommodating. A pleasant little hotel which we'd never been to before,... More 

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EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Liveittothefull, thank you for taking the time to post your five star review of your afternoon tea at Hillthwaite. Delighted to hear you had an enjoyable time and we provided you with a cosy retreat from the cold outside. As you mention the views from the hotel with the snow capped fells look fantastic at the moment, so... More 

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38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned home from a perfect 2 night break at Hillthwaite House. Our room was right at the top of the hotel and at the front so we were treated to fantastic views of the lake and the mountains. both the room and the bathroom were spacious enough and very clean and smartly decorated. The excellent staff, particularly... More 

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Thank Silky30
EdwardMyers89, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Silky30. Thank you for posting your lovely review of your recent stay at Hillthwaite and for making such fantastic comments. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time and i will ensure all your comments are passed on to the staff. The views from the hotel at the moment are spectacular, with the snow capped fells... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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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 

Additional Information about Hillthwaite Hotel

Address: Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $179 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillthwaite Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Hillthwaite Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Hillthwaite House Hotel
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#10 Family Hotel in Windermere
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“Try for rooms eleven or twelve, they have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles truckassessor, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the De Quincey suite which we would thoroughly recommend for the comfort, facilities in the room and the spectacular views.”
  • View from the lounge area of our suite
 of 5 bubbles MellorH, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For the gents make sure you try the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea, excellent idea!”
 of 5 bubbles NicO177, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we were in 31 - plenty of room but no view.”
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 of 5 bubbles Chestertripper, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for the cheaper rooms, splash out for the good views.”
 of 5 bubbles NewtonAbbotMed, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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