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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

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Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NE, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night in April and was upgraded for free. The room was very spacious and tastefully decorated. It looks out to a lovely small patio. Everything in the room, from furniture to tea cups, was beautiful. The dinner was about the best I have had in any hotel except those with Michelin stars.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sorry for the late review I am new to Trip Adviser but I wanted to share how wonderful this Hotel is I stayed in the Buttermere Room last summer and the whole experience was wonderful, the staff were fantastic, the food was divine, the interior decor was simply stunning and the gardens were idyllic. You can tell here the family... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Still feeling a little mixed up about my feelings about this Hotel. Room was very comfortable and had lovely outlook. Bed in our room was a little shorter in length which was unusual and noticeable as my husband is over 6 foot. Food was sublime, front reception staff very good. Main gripe was the group of waiters mainly male who... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the gilpin for 3 nights great position and very nice and helpful staff . Breakfast was good and the restaurant was lovely . Big rooms , the only problem was our room had a double bed way to small , we did ask to change room for a king size bed , they did very happily change... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great hotel in a spectacular location. The staff are great; friendly and efficient. The food is exceptional. We stayed in the garden suite, with the wooden hot tub outside. The rooms are great; tastefully furnished. Wonderful bathrooms. Added touches like the Nespresso machine were appreciated. If you're needing a phone signal, forget it. Depending on your reason for visiting,... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You hope to find a hotel where the staff are excellent and the proprietors are concerned about you as individuals, well look no further as this is the place! We had the most enjoyable stay over four nights and couldn't fault the hotel in anyway, the welcome from Heather as we arrived to Artur who looked after us before and... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a delightful afternoon tea at the Gilpin Lodge, absolutely beautiful and a perfect way to start celebrating my husband's 60th birthday. Staff were brilliant, absolutely no rush. Stunning location, and if we didn't live locally would be our perfect venue for a quiet relaxing break. Would highly recommend, and look forward to going for Sunday lunch soon.

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Derbyshire
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to stay here before Alex Polizzi assisted the proprietors to find a new executive chef and so we learned much about the place before we arrived for a 3 night stay. A charming 'small' country house hotel offering the best service I have enjoyed since staying at Reids Palace in Madeira. Bedrooms are not big but are beautifully... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved our stay here - the family that run it were so friendly and warm, the food was excellent and the rooms were stylish and comfortable. Loved the hot tub on the decking - wonderful when used in the middle of some Lake District drizzle! Would thoroughly recommend Gilpin as a place to come and get away from it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I treated my parents to Sunday lunch while staying at Crook. I wanted to sample the new chef's menu after watching "chef's on trial". We were not disappointed. The food and service was excellent. My parents were very impressed with their special treat.

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