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Whitbarrow Hotel is located in the heart of England's National Park; The Lake District. We are conveniently situated 5 minutes from Ulswater, 20 minutes from Penrith and less than an hour's drive from Windermere and Kendal. We provide the perfect base for you to explore the stunning countryside of Cumbria.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bicycle rental
Game room
Car hire
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Mini golf
Table tennis
Steam room
Adults only
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Private balcony
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Polish, Romanian
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Gary B wrote a review Sep 2021
Hindley, United Kingdom9 contributions2 helpful votes
Sadly the Covid restrictions and staff shortages meant that the Eden bar was closed for two days out of the week. Otherwise the reception staff and the grounds keeping were first class. Some odd omissions, no tea towels to dry dishes and no pan scrubs which make life difficult in a self catering apartment ( with no food available on site for two days )
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Date of stay: September 2021
798debbies wrote a review Sep 2021
Leeds, United Kingdom21 contributions21 helpful votes
Glad we found this place for our family holiday in the lakes. The holiday houses are lovely, upside down style with bedrooms downstairs. large open plan living kitchen dining upstairs. There was a small balcony which was nice upstairs. The kitchen was well equipped with dishwasher, large fridge freezer and plenty of crockery and cutlery. Large dining table and large sitting area. The bathroom is downstairs and the master bedroom has an en-suite. There is a patio area with table and chairs accessed through the master bedroom. Fine for a family but maybe not if you were a group of friends. The bathrooms are a bit dated but clean and functional and a bit larger than usual. There is plenty of storage wardrobes and drawers although the bunk room is very small and only has a set of drawers, the mattress on the bunk beds were also not very good but problem was solved with a duvet on top of it and as this room was used by only one person space wasn’t an issue. The facilities on the park were very good crazy golf and playground and putting green all good and the pool and games room and restaurant were at the hotel. The pool area was lovely seemed very clean and well maintained along with hot tub, sauna and steam room. The changing rooms were good they we’re all together with individual cubicles and some larger ones making easier for families. We managed to get to the pool 3 times during our stay and the booking policy works out well meaning it’s not overcrowded. The games room was good with a pool table and table tennis as well as building blocks and wooden train set for little ones. We visited the on-site restaurant only once during our stay and it was very nice lovely room and view. The food was good too and the service. Unfortunately the restaurant was only open Wednesday to Saturday and only in the afternoon/evening while we were there which was a disappointment we would have loved to have gone for breakfast and would have probably have gone twice for dinner. There is a small pond on site and a number of ducks which we enjoyed feeding ( duck food from reception). We will definitely be back here it’s a great location between Keswick and Penrith and lots of activities to do not too far away. Wish we had found it sooner. Another little thing we liked was a few texts while we were there checking we had settled in and didn’t need anything and reminders about check out times etc was very helpful.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
KarenFellows wrote a review Jun 2021
Halesowen, United Kingdom226 contributions41 helpful votes
Love the location and quirkiness of the site and will continue to visits lots more following my retirement next year as hubby already retired. The standard accommodations we currently use are slightly tired and in need of new bathroom with a walk in shower. New suites would also be good and of course once out of this Covid world when pictures can go back on the walls will much more homely. That said they are perfectly clean and tidy on arrival and the kitchen contains everything you need. If you are lucky enough to stay in one of the luxury properties, these are all of the very highest standard and you'd be hard pushed to want to leave during your stay. Thanks to all the staff and guest relations Shona and Jason.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
David Nicholls wrote a review Sep 2020
21 contributions
Brilliant place to stay with excellent food. Freshly home cooked food and specials served daily Themed nights are back on and also Sunday lunch is now being served You can book through "Resdairy" to avoid disappointment
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Redders911 wrote a review Aug 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
On arrival room was as shown in pictures from booking which was nice and in general all appeared good quality however the bed was one of the worst we have slept in, either old or cheap and small(could take bigger bed without issue). No air conditioning meant the room was so uncomfortable during the the night and with being on the ground floor didn't feel safe leaving a patio door or window open this coupled with the bed meant very little sleep during our five night stay. The site itself felt cramped all the properties on top of each other unlike other properties owned by the company which are more spread out, this appeared to be designed to fit as many lodges/apartments into the site as possible. Amenities where poor outside, putting green was 9 holes in a piece of grass which wasn't even cut short or rolled so defiantly no putting could take place and we did try. Crazy golf was something from a holiday camp in the 70's, concrete slabs with some coloured painted bricks and obstacles, and frisbee golf which went round the site so kids and frisbees flying all over, there was a kids play area to the rear which we didn't use as no kids with us. There are several other issue I could list but these are possibly related to our booking company according to management and also due to Covid related issues with we fully support but how things where being managed on site was poor to say the least and we actually felt like an inconvenience to them as they where only honouring a few bookings as the hotel isn't due to re open until 2021 now. All in all a very disappoint stay which we cut short ourselves and will certainly not return to Whitbarrow.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Whitbarrow
Which popular attractions are close to Whitbarrow?
Nearby attractions include Chestnut House (4.5 miles), Ullswater Lake (4.9 miles), and Rookin House Activity Centre (2.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Whitbarrow?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Whitbarrow?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Whitbarrow?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Whitbarrow?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Whitbarrow?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Clickham Inn, Granny Dowbekin's, and 1863 Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Whitbarrow?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Whitbarrow located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Berrier.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Whitbarrow?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Polish, and Romanian.
Are there any historical sites close to Whitbarrow?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Castlerigg Stone Circle (7.9 miles), Long Meg and her Daughters (8.1 miles), and Brougham Castle (8.4 miles).
Does Whitbarrow have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.