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Hillthwaite House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2DF, England
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Ranked #10 of 19 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
bessielowther Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Hillthwaite House for an anniversary meal on Saturday 13/09/2014. Everything was excellent i.e. the food, the service, the staff were very welcoming. The quality of the food was real value for money. Will defo go again. Maybe Sunday lunch next time !!!

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a 2 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Quite a classy hotel which we loved with excellent food and courteous staff. Spotlessly clean and a nice comfortable room, there was even a blossoming magnolia tree outside the bathroom window! Part of the deal was a yummy cream tea and a nice bottle of wine, happy days! We... More

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SOMERSET
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my second visit to the Hillthwaite House and I was not disappointed. Hillthwaite House is located half way up Thornbarrow Road, about a 10 minute walk from the railway station so is ideal for visitors without a car. Its elevated location offers superb views over the lake and there is little road traffic noise. The best bedroom are... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last gift of afternoon tea from our golden wedding last year. We had a choice of 3 different rooms to sit . We. Decided on the lounge, which was a good choice as it had a view of the lake . The waiter was very nice our pot of tea was served straight away . About 5... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely 2nd visit! One of their specials off mailing list. cosy double was lovely again and even though we were at the back of the house this time, the view of Fairfield horseshoe was stunning. weather was great again and we had scones and tea on the patio, just lovely. Pool seemed a little cooler this time, but... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checking in greeted by Jackie who was courteous though not over welcoming, no offer of a drink etc. room was very nice in the annexe considering we didn't have a special offer, groupon etc though we may have a main hotel room, and we had paid for upgrade. Evening meal was appalling! I never write bad reviews, I just choose... More

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SOUTHLAKER, General Manager at Hillthwaite House Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your review on Trip Advisor. I would like to apologise sincerely about the problems you experienced in the restaurant and I was shocked to read the comments regarding the food. As you are well aware from the vast amount of reviews we receive the food is usually the highlight... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hillthwaite on Saturday and Sunday at the end of August 2014. Could have done with a sign at end of drive but easy enough to find and good check in - expected us and all very efficient. Room was decent - fantastic views with great quality en-suite. just lacked a few facilities - unstocked mini bar.... More

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SOUTHLAKER, General Manager at Hillthwaite House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am sorry to read about the problems you suffered in the restaurant to which I sincerely apologise for. We will definitely look into this for you and take the appropriate action. I am a bit confused over the mini bar as none of the rooms have mini bars but some have fridges in... More

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The key to your success is your staff. The restaurant personnel, with special mention for your head of restaurant, were extremely professional and efficient. Reception and room maids came in a close second. Our family thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay. Both breakfast and dinner were superb on each occasion as was the afternoon cream tea. You can be very... More

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SOUTHLAKER, Manager at Hillthwaite House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Soullier, Many thanks for your great comments following your recent stay at Hillthwaite. At Hillthwaite we are constantly striving to delight our guests & I will pass your comments on to our team. Once again, many thanks. Andrew Massey Hotel Manager. More

MANCHESTER
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed bank holiday weekend, the hotel was very busy and the service and food were excellent. The room was fantastic, decorated and furnished to a very high standard, spotlessly clean and had a great view of the lake. The staff are very helpful and accommodating and can't do enough for you. Ideal location very close to all local amenities.... More

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SOUTHLAKER, Manager at Hillthwaite House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Manchester Travel, Many thanks for your fantastic comments following you recent stay at Hillthwaite. We do endeavour to exceed our guest's expectations & we will be delighted to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Once again, Many thanks. Andrew Massey Hotel Manager. More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this as a midweek getaway, just an overnight stay for myself and my husband, itwas excellent value for money, with dinner included in the deal, location was ideal. just a stroll away from bowness and our room had an amazing view, id recommend this hotel to anyone!!

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SOUTHLAKER, General Manager at Hillthwaite House Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you for your comments and we are pleased that you found us good value. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in the Lakes. More

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Address: Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2DF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillthwaite House Hotel 3*
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Hillthwaite House Hotel Windermere, Lake District

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