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The Windermere Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kendal Road, Windermere LA23 1AL, England
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Ranked #19 of 19 Hotels in Windermere
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
DOTM72 Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is on the Shearing coach circuit. So it accommodates large parties of people. The lounges looked were all in grey and looked rather cold and bare, a few flowers or bright cushions would help. The plus side was that the staff were so helpful, even let us chose our room. We settled on the basic one as it... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay with us. I am so glad you thought the staff were helpful and you enjoyed the breakfast. It is definitely a plus having the train and bus station just across the road many of our Self Drive guests take advantage of this and leave... More

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
38 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for 3 nights with friends to explore the lakes and surrounding area. Very friendly check in by Giles who gave us plenty of information and was very pleasant. Room large enough paid extra for superior room and had view over the town and part of the lake nice enough and despite what I'd read on previous reviews wasn't noisy.... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for such a great review and my special mention! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay it is always lovely to hear good comments regarding the Windermere Hotel. I will look forward to welcoming you back if you are this way again. Kind Regards Giles More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before I went I was concerned that the reviews suggested I would be disappointed.How wrong. Yes it is made up of lots of older people - I myself am heading that way - but the hotel is excellent. My only complaint is with a small minority of guests who seemed to get pleasure from complaining about nothing. Excellent staff in... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for your recent review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It is extremely hard to please all of the people all of the time, however I believe myself and staff give it a good go!!. I thank you for your comments acknowledging this. I look forward to... More

PLYMOUTH ENGLAND
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just spent a week-end at the Windermere Hotel. The staff are very friendly and helpful, hotel was clean and tidy, and in an excellent position for the bus/train station. Food was very good, breakfast was ample, and the evening meals had a good selection, with the chef's specials being very good. Our room on the first floor was a... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us. Firstly I would like to thank you for your kind comments regarding the staff, food & cleanliness at the Windermere Hotel. Secondly I would like to apologise about the bar closing at 10.30pm this will be investigated and dealt with appropriately, the... More

Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great position looking down over the town with the lake and hills in the distance. It is also just across the road from the railway & bus stations and interesting shops are not far away. From the outside the hotel looks very interesting and the downstairs areas look as if recently upgraded. Our room was... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your recent review regarding your stay here at the Windermere Hotel. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your holiday and were happy with most aspects of your stay. Your comments regarding your bathroom have been noted and will be investigated however I am pleased you were happy with the cleanliness and comfort... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Got into reception to find a long queue with only one person in attendance and becoming very flustered as main type of guest were very elderly and needed to be given information two or three times. After a very lomg wait it was our turn, invoice handed over room key given along with pre paid parking bay for some unknown... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to apologise regarding the parking situation we did have a problem with guests parking in bays not allocated to them that weekend. With regards to your other comments, after investigating I was disappointed to find that at no point during your stay did you report the issues with your... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We booked late so could only get a twin room. The hotel was tired and shabby looking and the lone receptionist was clearly overworked. We had a long queue before we could check in and our room was not ready 15minutes early. The decor in the bedroom was dark, old fashioned and grubby looking. We took photos on our mobile... More

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your recent review I was the “lone receptionist” on duty when you checked in, I'm sure you can appreciate the Windermere is a busy hotel and there are times when people are returning from a day out to collect their keys, have a question or are wanting to check in. This was not peak check... More

Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a three day stay from Friday 4th July to Monday. Great location we were in room 215 which was very clean and comfortable. Food was very good the staff were very friendly and helpful. We hope to re-visit for our 37th Anniversary. Thoroughly enjoyed the week-end and would recommend the hotel.

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gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for posting such a great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your 36th Wedding Anniversary with us. Thank you for your kind comments regarding your room, staff & food. I look forward to welcoming you back next year for your 37th Wedding Anniversary!! Kind Regards Giles More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Travelled with shearings on a Monday to Friday break.The room was fine with a good view over the town and the lake in the distance up graded for this but it was worth the extra payment Food very good plenty of choice for evening meal

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for posting a review regarding your recent stay here with us. I am delighted to hear you were happy with your mid week break. I hope you decide to return sometime in the future. Kind Regards Giles More

Epsom, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We travelled by Shearings' coach for the first time and were very apprehensive as to what the experience would be like. Everything from the coach travel to the hotel, the welcome at the hotel, the helpfulness of the staff and cleanliness of our room can not be faulted. We would hand on heart recommend it to anyone, and will book... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
gunner196440, General Manager at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for such a great review and I am very pleased we managed to quash your apprehension and your experience was such a good one. We look forward to welcoming you back next year! Kind Regards Giles More

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Address: Kendal Road, Windermere LA23 1AL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Windermere Hotel 3*
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Windermere The Hotel
Windermere Hotel Windermere
The Windermere Hotel Lake District

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