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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

4.0 of 5 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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Toronto, ON
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were so disappointed during our 3 night stay at Gilpan. Nice food and lovely service in the restaurant. However, the hotel was out-dated, and felt like we were living in an auntie's house who had a penchant for decorating. It was not unique in any way, and had little character. We felt terribly misled as the Lake House was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked just one night in a lake house suite with spa trail package including 7 course taster menu. Our room, Gertie, was not to our usual contemporary tastes being decorated in gold with antique style furniture, We booked late and took the last room so no complaints, the room was very comfortable and well equipped. We arrived early and... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Shared a ridiculously expensive and indulgent night at Gilpin's alter ego, the Lake House with my oldest chum (she won't thank me for that)... In honour of our 60th birthdays. The staff were, as others have said, amazing, the level of comfort,.luxury and privacy exactly what you have a right to expect at this level. No shortcomings, no quibbles, it... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Gilpin after having not been for a year or two. Was a treat for my mother's birthday. The finesse and excellence in the food has not changed and served by locals and long established members of staff in eg. Sarah. comfy chairs in the restaurant and in the lounge - warm and cozy. Why has this place not... More 

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Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from this lovely hotel, all I can say is it is fabulous !!! Beautiful setting, all the rooms are amazing but what makes it is their lovely staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them, they look after you like royalty - they made my son's wedding a pleasure and I loved every minute of the two days... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many things to like about the Gilpin, but unfortunately a lot went wrong during our stay. Things that were impressive: - Staff were excellent. Friendly, attentive and there always seemed to be a few of them around. - The garden suite rooms were excellent with a lot of space, well thought out design and some luxury touches. -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about the hotel was spot on, from the grounds to the suggested itinerary on their website, everything has been thought of. The staff were great throughout the stay and the suite (we stayed in catbells) was just amazing with an incredible hot tub on the decking outside. The restaurant was gorgeous too. All in all a perfect stay. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Gilpin Hotel a few times to celebrate special occasions and it really is perfect! The staff are very welcoming and charming and our accommodation was excellent. The food was a real highlight and each course at dinner was absolutely delicious! Breakfast was a very leisurely affair to savour each mouthful!! We love staying here. It is our... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as always simply perfect luxurious , opulent , warm , friendly , ideal position just far enough away from the hustle and bustle but 10 minutes drive to the lakeside , the taster menus are amazing but the warmth of the staff is without doubt the best bit

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited The Gilpin for my birthday and it was fantastic from start to finish. We were staying in one of the garden suites a short walk from the main hotel which made it feel even more secluded. The standard of the hotel, room, food and staff were second to none and I can say with confidence that it... 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 Family Hotel in Windermere
#5 Business Hotel in Windermere
#5 Romantic Hotel in Windermere

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