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Windermere Hydro Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I'm sorry to say this hotel is very scruffy and run down, and badly in need of decoration and maintenance. The owners obviously just don't care about the state of this hotel, which is a real shame because you can tell that it was once a very beautiful, grand house. Peeling paint, rotting windows and 1980's faded chintz decor just... More

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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a small group (18) visiting/staying for just two nights, and with some trepidation for we had read previous reviews, most of which I have concluded were pure imagination - the Lakes do that for you! We were warmly greeted by smiling staff on arrival, our rooms had been allocated and the keys were in the doors,... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights at The Hydro on a weekend break with 40 friends to celebrate my husbands 50th Birthday. We were looked after superbly and special thanks must go to Joe who went out of his way to sort out the music and made sure we were happy with everything. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent... More

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Mawdesley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed here on a weekend break . The only positive thing I can say about the stay was the pool facilities. When booking the stay the staff were not very knowledgeable. The staff were not very helpful when asking for a later check out the very most that they offered was 30 mins and that seemed... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel staff are freindly and he bathroom was clean, however the hotel is dated and needs a complete refurbishment, the rooms were what we would expect for our money, at £110 a night we would have been better off in a Pub Inn or a higher end B&B, the windows in the hotel had not been cleaned for some time... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and I enjoyed two nights at this hotel after reviewing trip advisor we were a bit apprehensive on our arrival but we were given two room keys to choose from (which you would not get any where else. staff were good food was fab and enjoyed the stay . I know the hotel is a bit dated but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't stay here but came for a morning swim during my stay at oakbank house each morning last wk. Lovely clean facilities . The pool and jacuzzi well maintained and a real treat as no one else in there. A lovely facility for the hotel , the hotel looks quite dated .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we always book a hotel with WIFI in rooms, we booked through late rooms after seeing that it stated it had wifi in rooms and public areas. After we checked in we asked if we needed a code for the wifi only to be told there was only wifi in public areas and a couple of rooms on the ground... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here there was four of us ,we had two rooms ,or should I say one room ,one cupboard,our room we could not swing a mouse let alone a cat in there ,it was stuffy the smallest window ever ,the bathroom well it was the smallest ever and was the shape of the roof ,my husband is 6ft 2... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from a wonderful short break at the Windermere Hydro Hotel. My partner and I took his daughter and her boyfriend for a treat to this lovely hotel. They really enjoyed their stay and took full advantage of all the facilities, especially the Games Room. As always, the food was excellent and the staff warm and very... More

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Address: Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Hydro Hotel 3*
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