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The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EL, England
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been staying at The Belsfield with my son every year since he was 3. This time we visited as a chill-out after he'd finished his GCSE's, he now 16. It's lovely to see how the hotel has evolved over the years, but the latest update has really transformed it into something very special. The rooms have been decorated in... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from a 2 night stay on a living social deal. we stayed B&B and were very happy with the food and service of the staff. We didn't update to a lake view but we did not spend time in the room other than sleeping and with the gardens overlooking the lakes we felt it was unnessesary on this... More

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sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

booked a trip to take my elderly parents away for a few days booked into the corus and booked a lakeside view and so happy did because it was worth the small supplement for the stunning views ,we had booked an evening meal in the beautiful lakeside view restaurant and after a beautiful meal and nothing was too much trouble... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that your stay was a success and that you enjoyed the views in particular. We are extremely fortunate to have completely unimpeded views of Lake Windermere, with Belle Isle in the foreground and the Fairfield horseshoe in the distance. The food has been well received of late... More

Durham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 2 night stay on a deal which included dinner, bed and breakfast. We stayed in room 50 which had amazing views across the lake. The room was newly refurbished to a very high standard with a shower room which again had high class fixtures and fittings, although a little on the small side it did not... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that your stay was a success and that you found the hotel to be in a "stunning location". We are, indeed very fortunate to have such commanding, unimpeded views of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond, whilst being only a stones throw away form Bowness itself. The refurbishment seems... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival you enter this newly refurbished hotel's spacious and airy glass reception and you see the beautiful views across Lake Windermere. We were shown to our room and given a short tour of the dining room, terrace etc. and given a short history of the hotel a very pleasant and attentive young man, unfortunately whose name I can't remember.... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am pleased that your stay was such a success and that you approve of the refurbishment that we have gone through. The location of the hotel of course is something that a number of people enjoy when they come to the Belsfield. We are incredibly fortunate to have unimpeded views over... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit since the refurbishments started. Although there is still a few weeks to go we saw that the work on the rooms dining hall bar and public areas are of a very high standard. We stayed in room 502 which had a lake view. We stayed in this room on our last visit and chose it... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that your stay was a success and that you particularly enjoyed the view from your room. Room 52 is one of 25 rooms that share the fantastic view of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. Room 52 is a lovely room and I am pleased that you enjoy it.... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here and it was amazing, beautifully done out to a high standard, and the staff are lovely and friendly, reception staff are very helpful and try to help you in any way they can and being under refurbishment have had to put up with a lot of disruption.

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and specifically refer to the Belsfield as an "excellent hotel." The refurbishment is something that we are all extremely proud of and it is nice to read that you found the refurbishments to be 'beautifully done'. The bedrooms have been finished with Laura Ashley... More

Preston, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being in the midst of a total refurbishment the stay was just what we were looking for. Relaxation and quality. When finished the hotel will be as lovely inside as the view is from the outside across the lake. Staff doing a valiant job in difficult times.

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am glad to read that enjoyed your long weekend in the Lakes and the refurbishment was not a hindrance. The work is now coming to a close and we are excited to show all of our guests the newly refurbished bedrooms that have been finished from top to bottom with Laura... More

lancs
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just returned from a break at the belsfield. it was surprisingly good. we had rm 30 which was a junior suite. we went with friends which made it even better. breakfasts excellent, buffet style .the only thing which was poor was the wait at dinner. we ordered meal at 7 45pm and it was 8 45pm before we had our... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am glad that you enjoyed room 30. We are incredibly fortunate to have 25 rooms that share the tremendous, unimpeded view of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. We also have a range of rooms, ranging from standard rooms, to Suites and family rooms. All of which have been finished from... More

PRESTON
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel even though still being refurbed the parts that are finished are beautiful all done out with Laura Ashley Furnishings & fabrics. Our room was modern and the beds really comfy. Lovely bathroom with Laura Ashley toiletries. The view from our room wasn't very nice as we were at back of hotel but I had a look... More

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Joseph_Cobb, Deputy General Manager at The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am pleased that you found the terrace to be "fabulous". With the lovely, summer weather that we are currently enjoying in the Lake District, we believe that there is no better place to enjoy the view of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. For those, that also want to enjoy the... More

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Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere 4*
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Also Known As:
Belsfield Hotel Bowness On Windermere
Belsfield Bowness On Windermere
The Belsfield Hotel Lake Windermere Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere #8 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere #11 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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Built in 1845, The Belsfield Hotel is Grade II listing and is the the grandest Victorian 3-star hotels on Lake Windermere, situated in Bowness-on-Windermere and less than a 5 minute walk to the town centre, the Belsfield Hotel, stands within six acres of beautiful gardens overlooking lake Windermere.The Belsfield Hotel has 64 bedrooms, including 25 bedrooms with a Lake view, 12 Garden view rooms, four poster bedrooms and suites all enjoying views looking down Lake Windermere. These stunning views of Lake Windermere can be enjoyed from our impressive lawned Terrace, our Victorian verrander, the ground floor lounges and bar and our elegant Moonwaters Restaurant. Our leisure facilities include a 20 meter heated indoor swimming pool and changing faciilities. ... more   less 
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