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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our daughter and Son-in-law sent us here for as our Christmas present.... and Wow !!! We fell in love with The Gilpin Hotel from the moment we arrived. The staff were friendly helpful and made us feel very welcome. Our Garden Suite was amazing, had everything you could possibly need along with extras ! The hot tub just perfect !... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small party of us called in for a weekday lunch. The venue and grounds are lovely and we were welcomed and shown to the lounge where drinks orders were taken. We were escorted to the dining room where I had the crab starter and the pan fried Brill main. I’ve had a few good lunches and a nice evening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was fantastic. They were genuinely interested in make our stay comfortable. The breakfasts were great and the dinner first class. The room was spacious and very well appointed. Very quiet since the Hotel is situated in a rural area not far from Bowness. The only very minor annoyance was the very unstable and weak internet service (but to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stunning service from the outset, amazing food, lovely atmosphere. Positively fantastic experience! Well done to the staff! Birthday meal in a lovely part of the world and nothing was disappointing, the staff were eloquent and accommodating and epitomised great service, friendly and warm.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having got married in Italy (Italy is my thing), my now husband booked Gilpin Lodge for three nights for our honeymoon (the Lake District is his thing), months before it became the subject of a television programme documenting its search for a new executive chef. Gilpin Lodge is really lovely in terms of its decor; we stayed in a Garden... More 

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Ravenglass, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First visit to Glpin has left us wanting more. Service was both friendly discreet and professional. Partway through are experience there was a shift change, which wasn't a problem at all but goes to show that the level of service goes right across the board, just a shame I didn't catch all their names, Alex however was a marvellous host.... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a lovely 2 days in the 2nd week of July we stayed in a Garden room, which was everything I love, down to the hot tub on the decking and the Dreft to wash your smalls!! If you can you MUST try the treatments at the neighbouring Lake house The service in the restaurant was a little slow, but... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went back to the Gilpin for another three night stay in July with the very highest of expectations and were delighted. We've had breakfast at Bettys, afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason and dinner at the Ritz but the Gilpin wins the prize for excellence in terms of food and drink, ambience and staff with a quite superb attitude... More 

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West Boldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on Tuesday and Wednesday and can honestly say it was absolutely fabulous. We had a garden suite with hot tub which was so comfortable we just didn't want to leave! The food was delicious and the staff charming and helpful. We were booked to go to the spa on Tuesday and loved it so much we decided... More 

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

We stayed at the Gilpin Lake House for one night to round off a long weekend in the Lake District. It was a special occasion so we had also booked the Jetty Spa Trail and the seven course tasting menu at the Gilpin Hotel. The room: Our room was 'Ethel' and was delightful. A large comfortable bed, huge bathroom with... More 

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