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Holbeck Ghyll Country House

4.0 of 5 Holbeck Lane, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Ecton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having stayed at this beautiful property for many years, we keep returning as it meets all our criterias as a truely Country House Hotel. Set overlooking Windermere this Victorian property, once the hunting lodge of Lord Lonsdale ( of boxing fame), is lavish to say the least. Many of the Art Deco room decorations are still in place, as are... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If this is how the original owner the Earl of Lonsdale lived then he was a lucky boy. We arrived to the chaos that only a blocked M6 can wreak upon a Restaurant timetable but if this is chaos then please can I have some more. Beautifully situtated above Windermere this Country House Hotel is well run and well appointed.... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were booked in to a "Fell view" room and on arrival we were upgraded to a "Lake view" room in the Lodge building, which is separate from the main building and offset to one side. The three rooms on the first floor have balconies, the ground floor has a terrace. The views of the lake from the balconies are... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let me say first off that Holbeck Ghyll is in a spectacular location overlooking the northern end of Windermere, near Ambleside. We had a lake view and to wake to that in the morning is very special indeed. The food is of course excellent and over the course of three nights we tried many of the dishes on offer. The... More

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Newcastle, England
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit in just under a year for a significant birthday for myself, staying with my husband in the Miss Potter Suite. Those 2 nights have given me the most special memories to take away, it was an absolutely wonderful stay. The suite is beautifully furnished with amazing views over Lake Windermere, with of course a fantastic... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for our honeymoon and were not disappointed. We opted for a lake-view room, which offered stunning views across the hotel gardens and out over Lake Windemere. The service was excellent - the staff were always attentive but never overbearing. The facilities were lovely, the breakfast was delicious and the experience of dining in their Michelin... More

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Sutton Coldfield, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a weekend at the Holbeck, it was on our list of potential wedding venues and although we've discounted it for our wedding I would certainly stay here again when on a visit to the lakes - and we are often in the lakes! I thought the main hotel itself was really lovely, traditional in many senses with a... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When invited to take part in a friends wedding it was, of course, a privilege. The Holbeck Ghyll made the whole weekend a delight - the setting, facilities and food were simply wonderful. To me though the staff made the weekend such a success. Their attention to detail was second to none and they could not have been friendlier. They... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is stunning. the suit we had was superb and the general quality and ambiance of the hotel excellent. We arrived on the Friday late afternoon and enjoyed our complimentary afternoon tea and biscuit. Dinner on the Friday night was superb. Breakfast on Saturday morning was also excellent and a real treat. We were a small party, 8, for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a short stay here at the end of September and the only problem was that it was too short! The quality of the hotel, service and friendliness of the staff and of course the food in the restaurant, were all excellent. Will definitely go back again. Enjoyed the spa facilities as well, outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room.... More

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Address: Holbeck Lane, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Holbeck Ghyll Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country Hotel
Holbeck Ghyll Country Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Windermere, Lake District

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