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The Wild Boar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently spent 3 nights at the Wild Boar Inn for my wife's birthday. When looking for a note in the Lake District, I wanted something a little different, so with its own Smokehouse and brewery, this placed fitted the bill nicely. The hotel is located a few miles out of Bowness and it quite isolated but that suits us. Upon... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in the Inn on 27 August 2014, overall it was extremely disappointing, we had 2 rooms one of which had no shower only a very small bath. On speaking to reception they advised that they were fully booked and so there was nothing they could do. Subsequently the manager moved me to the room 10 which was booked... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the wild boat in for three nights with my daughter. we stayed in the spotted swine suite. The woods out the back were great for walking, we had our dog jasper stay with us and that was great too. Breakfast, and evening meals were good hospitality great too. My only complaint was that the rather small bed... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot fault this place at all. Maybe the large G&T is a bit pricey at over £10 but I suppose that's the inkeeping price with The Lakes. This is my second stay and I'm booking again for a week in October. Love it!

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Beth R Thank you for your review following your recent stay. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your second stay with us. I see that you are planning to return in October and if you require any assistance with making your booking please feel free to contact me directly. Kind Regards Andy Lemm General Manager More

York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just returned from a weekend at The Wild Board with our family including two young children and our Cocker Spaniel. The rooms were beautifully presented with modern decor, lovely bedding and pillows. Enjoyed a couple of walks in the woods behind the hotel. We ate at the Chefs Table for dinner which was fantastic.We had a variance of steak... More

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear SophiaYork Thank you for your review following your recent stay. It is obviously pleasing to read that you have enjoyed your stay and made use of the 72acres of woodland at the rear of the Inn. I have passed on your comments to all the team concerned and look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind Regards... More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped there by change and absolutely loved it. We were able to try their own beers, the food was fresh and tasty and the service was perfect. We plan on being back and maybe try the hotel too next time as I'd love to see their breakfast!

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Mariegbfr Thank you for your review following your recent visit. It is great to read that you enjoyed your brief visit to The Wild Boar and I look forward to being able to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Andy Lemm General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed several times now and each time have stayed in different rooms, each one individually decorated and excellent. We have just stayed for our 4th wedding anniversary in the bridal suite. Beautiful room, amazing food, great service and peaceful. What a lovely thought by the manager to have a complimentary bottle of Prosecco waiting for... More

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Louise E Thank you for your review following your recent return stay us here at The Wild Boar. It is always interesting to read the feedback of return guests and I am obviously pleased that once again you have enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed on your comments to the team and I am glad you enjoyed... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the nearby Gilpin Lodge Hotel for my 50th birthday and decided to have a meal out and came across this wonderful restaurant close by, the smoked fillet steak was the best i have ever tasted, it was gorgeous, the staff were all lovely and helpful and even let me use their landline phone free of charge... More

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear sanlees Thank you for your review following your recent visit to The Wild Boar. Firstly, a belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Secondly it is great to read that you enjoyed your experience so much that you plan to stay with us on your next visit to the Lakes. I have shared your comments with the team. If I can be of... More

Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed close by on a campsite but had downloaded the circular walk from the Internet and decided it would be rude not to go in and have lunch at the end. Wow, so pleased we did! Firstly we thought it had loads of character and then it was the super friendly staff. Next we spotted their own beers at... More

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear NickyJo1977 Thank you for your review following your recent visit to The Wild Boar. I am pleased you were able to dine with us and take in many of the unique aspects of The Wild Boar including the Beer that is made in our onsite brewery and our whisky selection that currently sits at 111 different types. As you... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights for a family wedding. The room was excellent and the care and attention from the staff could not have been better. The food was great. My wife was recovering from an operation and the team could not have been more helpful in providing for her needs. This was a special occasion and everyone went out of their... More

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wbmanager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Doug N, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and in particular the wedding celebrations. It is extremely pleasing to read your comments relating to the team and how they looked after yourselves, I have shared your feed back with all of them. I look forward to... More

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Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wild Boar 4*
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The Wild Boar Windermere, Lake District

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Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
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The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park. ... more   less 
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