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Windermere Hydro Hotel

Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
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Windermere Hydro Hotel
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
susan6161 Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was fine, bed very comfy. Conference room fine, food was Ok good variety for buffet lunch & breakfast. Dinner was choice of menu and OK Hot water took a time to reach tap.though I was on top floor...... Also swimming pool was cool. Great views though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times in the last two months and hopefully going again soon. Lovely location. Staff are very accommodating (especially john who was serving us in the bar at 3 in the morning!) breakfast is well worth getting up for. Pool and jacuzzi lovely and had it to ourselves. Okay the place is a little bit tired... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked the Hydro Hotel and wish I hadn't. 6 of us stayed there and all 6 of us thought the same. The staff were wonderful but everything else was poor. The hotel is in dire need of a make over, it needs a lot of money spent on it to bring it up to standard. Peeling paint, broken windows, stained... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a great price for this via Booking.com secret sale. Based on the review we were not expecting much but were pleasantly surprised. On the plus: - Price, with our secret sale it cost only 55 pounds a night. - Location, it is short walk up the hill (note quite steep) from the main attractions of Bowness on Windermere. The... More 

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura Jane Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for mentioning our hard working efficient staff. I agree the hotel is a little worn in parts, a full refurbishment is currently being planned and work will begin later this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt like we stayed in a care home. Seriously needs updating. Worst room we've had in The Lakes. Everything about our room was very dated and old fashioned. Would not stop here again. Two plus signs for hotel. Location and could book a one night stay.

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Calvin I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay. There is a full refurbishment of the hotel planned later this year, perhaps we will see you again once the refurbishment has been completed? Best wishes Joe More 

Stirling
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the bank holiday weekend with family, and thought it was terrific value for money. Our rooms were very comfortable, as were the public areas, being full of nooks and crannies to chill in. The pool was a massive bonus, and added to the weekend. We stayed for two nights and ate in the hotel twice, a breakfast... More 

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Val Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay. I was pleased to read that you found your bank holiday weekend at The Hydro so pleasurable and look forward to welcoming you and your family back very soon. Best wishes Joe More 

Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over the Bank holiday weekend with our 5 month old son. From the minute we walked in all the staff were friendly and full of smiles. The facilities on offer were excellent, the pool was quiet and spotless. I would definitely stay here again, the food was very very good and the choices available... More 

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nuts 76 Thank you for posting such a positive review following your stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed using the leisure facilities, found our staff to be friendly and that you had a relaxing break . I hope that you will stay at The Hydro again soon. Best wishes Joe More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hydro for 1 night with my wife and was initially given a very small room with a very bad view, even the bed was in the horrible condition and the moment I sat on the bed the spring in the mattress just got into my body. The other challenge was to get to the room I had... More 

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kshitij j Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was sorry to read that the first room allocated to you was not suitable but was pleased to read that a suitable room was found for you. Hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to The Hydro again soon. Best wishes Joe More 

Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just come back from a long weekend with my family. Hotel staff are very friendly and welcoming, nothing is too much for them. The breakfasts and evening meals were supurb. We stayed in Room 23 ( family room with balcony ) which had a great view of the lake. Very spacious and clean. Would definatley recommend this hotel and will... More 

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Manchester
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel , staff very friendly and approachably , food ( evening meals and breakasts ) very good standard , room 23 - spacious, clean, tidy. Would highly recommend. Very close to Bowness Centre and all the attractions / shops.

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ste V Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you chose to share your experience with other travellers. Hope to see you at The Hydro again soon. Best wishes Joe More 

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