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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

4.0 of 5 Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NE, England
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    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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Cheltenham, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a really great anniversary weekend at the Gilpin. If i could give a 4.5 i would have done as it is very, very good and they clearly try extremely hard to make it a memorable experience. I was very impressed with the food. I was reluctant to commit to eating at the hotel both nights, but it really is... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second time at the Gilpin on both occasions we have stayed at the Lake House; this time in the Harriet suite and we loved it from the start to the finish - we both have busy jobs and we were seeking a relaxing non intrusive stay where we could relax in peace and quiet in fantastic surroundings and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment I got here until the moment I left I felt that the wonderful staff could not do more for me. The food was excellent! Some of the most beautiful food I have ever eaten, From teh canapes, to the Amoosh booshe to the pudding it was all excellent! I had the most beautifully cooked and presented scallops... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having wanted to stay at Gilpin Lodge for a long time we eventually booked for October 2014. Our room was lovely and recently refurbished I would say, but this unfortunately didn't seem to have extended to the bathroom which was terribly dated. Afternoon tea was very nice. But then at dinner the service was quite erratic and there seemed to... More 

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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit here and found that everyone just couldn't do enough for us. The garden room with hot-tub was excellent. We had our first evening meal in the room and it was as if the staff were our own private staff for the night. Very professional and slick. Well done. The food was an absolute delight and... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive at Gilpin the warmth of welcome from reception and the decor make you feel like you are visiting a favourite relative. Make no mistake, this is a spectacularly good country house hotel and one we look forward to frequenting again. The rooms are sumptuous, very spacious and comfortably equipped. The bathroom and shower were excellent... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from an amazing time at the Lake House at Gilpin Hotel. The facilities are first class and ensured that my wife and I had a relaxing and truly romantic time. We enjoyed the Jetty Spa Trail - wow!!! We stayed in the Ethel suite which was fantastic. The service from all of the staff was incredible;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from our gold package minimoon at the gilpin. We had a fantastic time. Amazing quality of food. Always friendly staff. Couldn't do enough for you. We ask for something and it arrived. The room, one of the garden suites, was stunning. Hot tub was a great treat. Loved the whole thing. Thanks alot

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Preston, Penwortham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary on the 14th Feb. The previous occasions of going to this magnificent place we always stayed in the Cat Bells suite, but it was booked up this year so tried the Haystacks suite with hot tub. It was fabulous, looking at the Llamas from the huge windows and hot tub. As a special surprise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to Gilpin Lake House to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday. Again it was magnificent! Accommodation was first class. Food was divine. Staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to please. If I were to be hyper critical, I didn't like that some guests did not dress up for the occasion. It being Valentine's Day weekend, some guests wore... More 

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Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Gilpin Hotel & Lake House 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Gilpin Hotel And Lake House
Gilpin Hotel Windermere
Gilpin Lodge Windermere
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#3 Business Hotel in Windermere
#3 Family Hotel in Windermere
#5 Romantic Hotel in Windermere

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