We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Holbeck Ghyll Country House

Hotels.com$198*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
$256*
$198*
$256*
$256*
$197*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
Holbeck Ghyll Country House
Holbeck Ghyll Country House
Panoramas (15)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,125: English reviews
Start your review of Holbeck Ghyll Country House
 Click to rate
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel has a fantastic position above Lake Windermere and has many arts and crafts features. We received a warm welcome and the friendly staff who have worked there a few years now, showed us the changes which are currently being carried out including a new bar area which will give a less formal feel to the unique dining experience....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tynedale w
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We visited in March for my 50th Birthday. What a wonderful venue with stunning views over Lake Windermere. The snow was still on the mountain tops and the weather was crisp and clear. Sunsets were beautiful. We stayed in the Eltermere suite around the back of the hotel. The bedroom was spacious and very comfortable. The bathroom was huge. We...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DK1967
Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Can't go wrong with this hotel to be honest , with the location , and a view to die for . Lovely , warm professional staff . We thoughroughly enjoyed our stay here as a family and felt sad leaving the place . The breakfasts were delicious , a large selection of berries and fresh fruit , and a high...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Maxine T
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great stay at the Holbeck Ghyll Hotel. We were super lucky to get upgraded to Ghyllside Cottage and met with such an excellent service throughout our stay. GREAT LOCATION AND GLORIOUS LAKE VIEW: Fantastic location perched upon the hillside with stunning views from Ghyllside cottage which were simply breathtaking. The outdoor hot tub was an added luxury...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Isa-Happy
Ilkley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well just fantastic Chilled what i needed and my partner Staff great lady on reception was great Fantastic Nadia, best full body massage i have had in the spa. Food by Jake amazing, cheese board to die for. We will be back. Only negative.... needs comfy garden furniture to relax on, wrought iron not comfy

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Julie M
sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were upgraded to a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom cottage which is 2 storeys with kitchen and living room upstairs. It's decorated quite well although is a little tired in places. There were some initial cleaning issues, which were cleared up in a fair time frame. The setting for the hotel is spectacular with views across the lake to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank golfinggirl30
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with our 2 children in a bungalow behind the main property and loved our stay. The original building is just gorgeous and the setting is idyllic. The rooms were very clean, great decor and well maintained with all the amenities you could want (loved the whisky dram!). We dined in the restaurant and the food was truly spectacular....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gabriellemac2017
East Mids UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited here about 5 years ago on a gourmet weekend. It was then under the management of Andrew McPherson who has since left. We always planed to come back and had an excuse to do so. Treated us to a suite in the main house rather than the modern ones in the grounds. The view was amazing & the...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank ukbusinesslady
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's surprising how different people visiting the same hotel at the same time can have such different experiences. Some recent postings indicate poor customer service which was the opposite of what we found. I will agree that there was an impression of the hotel being understaffed which meant that some individuals were multitasking to a greater extent than you would...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Casablancan
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room and hotel are pleasant, as is the location. The food was also excellent, but the service was very very poor. Our room wasn't cleaned (we had to call and request this mid-afternoon) and when finally it was, bathroom products weren't replaced. Food and drink orders were forgotten or came incomplete, and the wait to be served was extremely...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Richard H
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

673 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (406)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (92)
Viewed
Room/Suite (66)
Viewed
Dining (47)
Viewed
View from Room (45)
Viewed
Bathroom (10)
Viewed
Other (146)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (243)
Viewed
Amenities (19)
Viewed
Buttermere Suite (31)
Viewed
Eltermere Suite (32)
Viewed
Junior Suite (26)
Viewed
Luxury Room (38)
Viewed
Dining (36)
Viewed
The Hotel (61)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
06/11/2017 06/12/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Windermere hotels
2.6 mi away
Applegarth Villa and Restaurant
4.6 mi away
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
#3 of 20 in Windermere
1,318 reviews
2.4 mi away
Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.3 mi away
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
#19 of 20 in Windermere
346 reviews
0.5 mi away
Langdale Chase Hotel
Langdale Chase Hotel
#9 of 20 in Windermere
1,027 reviews
1.0 mi away
Cragwood Country House Hotel
Cragwood Country House Hotel
#2 of 20 in Windermere
957 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxurious country house hotel is set in eighteen acres of private woodland and gardens, in England's picturesque Lake District. Holbeck Ghyll offers 23 individually designed en-suite rooms, most with spectacular views over Lake Windermere. The Health Spa offers a range of treatments, sauna, steam room. Food is an integral part of any guests stay, and the Restaurant, which retained a Michelin Star for 14 consecutive years, will not disappoint. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holbeck Ghyll Country House

Address: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $232 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holbeck Ghyll Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 23
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Expedia, Priceline, Agoda, Evoline ltd, TripOnline SA and Hotel.de so you can book your Holbeck Ghyll Country House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country Hotel
Holbeck Ghyll Country Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#9 Family Hotel in Windermere
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Holbeck Ghyll Country House staff and other travelers.
5 questions
Ask a question
Manchester, United Kingdom
3 months ago
Bardon Mill, null, United Kingdom
over a year ago
Woking, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Holbeck Ghyll Country House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Get a room at front of the hotel .”
155maxinet, 2 days ago | Read review
“Room 8 great”
Z4075NKjuliem, 6 days ago | Read review
“Bungalow rooms are not located int he main building, For more traditional, then perhaps aim for a room in the main building.”
gabriellemac2017, 1 week ago | Read review
“Lonsdale Suite has balcony overlooking the lake. Traditional decor”
ukbusinesslady, 1 week ago | Read review
“Easedale has magnificent views but gets hot if the sun is shining”
Casablancan, 1 week ago | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Hotels.com
$198* /night
View Deal
Booking.com$256
TripAdvisor$197
Hotwire.com$198
View all 9 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates