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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Superb room, excellent service, absolutely delicious food. The staff were incredibly attentive, friendly and made us feel very welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay which was a gift from my wife's Boss. A download limit on the WiFi rather surprised us and the charge for additional Gb was disappointing - I believe that a hotel of this calibre should provide... More 

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Sherman Oaks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: Comfortable bed and bedding, excellent food, and service oriented Cons: Small, so may need to book early as limited rooms and there isn't a lot to do at the hotel except the spa We came in for a quick night's stay. The hotel is priced on the higher end, and while it is not really geared towards families with... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was delightful about our stay. Staff, Food, and room were all great. It was raining so a staff member parked our car and then collected it when we were ready to leave. Looks like hotel is going to be improved even more with the addition of a new restaurant which was half built when we stayed.

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Surrey, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had high hopes when we booked the Gilpin, and first impressions very much lived up to expectations. The downstairs - restaurant and drawing room have been beautifully furnished in a classical style. Lots of comfy sofas and chairs, a more modern bar area and three beautiful rooms make up the restaurant. Sarah the manager does a truly superb job... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I met our friends to have one night here at The Gilpin last month, it was superb in every way, they had a garden room with hot tub which a very spacious room and contemporary, our room was within the main hotel and much smaller but equally as nice. We loved putting our cats out in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything about our stay here was perfect. Our first night we stayed in the main house, the room was beautifully decorated, the bathroom amazing, the massive bed was super comfy. The second night we moved to a garden room with outside hot tub, even better than the first room! The staff were lovely and helpful and the little extra touches... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can't thank the staff at the Gilpin enough for a fantastic stay. The hotel is beautiful, the food and cocktails are great and the staff are exceptional. We stayed at the Lake House which we cannot recommend enough. The staff went above and beyond to be helpful including helping us get our car back to base in the pouring... More 

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Little Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel. You must stay in the garden spas they are excellent with a private hot tub. Service was amazing, so attentive, food was fantastic. Will definitely go back. Will try a different style of room next time one of the other garden rooms

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really do not know where to start but my husband and I stayed at the Lake House and from arrival to departure it was totally fabulous and I was sad to leave. We arrived and had booked the jetty spa which was absolutely fantastic it's well worth booking!! We had champagne in the hot tub looking out over the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gilpin is elegant, comfortable and so so homely. The coziness of the place compensated for the grey drizzling kind of weather we had and made the hotel more romantic. It was great having an outside jacuzzi on our terrace even though we didn't use it. All these lovely terraces were off due to the rain. But don't worry, the... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly, unpretentious, luxury hotel set in the beautiful Lake District National Park, Gilpin Hotel & Lake House has been family owned and run since 1987. Members of Relais & Chateaux, the Cunliffe family were the proud winners AA 'England Hotel of the Year 2012', English Tourist Board Awards for Excellence 'Small Hotel of the Year 2012', the Catey 'Independent Hotel of the Year 2013', and Condé Nast Johansens 'Most Excellent Country House Hotel of the Year 2013’. When you stay at Gilpin, you’re not just choosing a bedroom, you’re choosing an interior design with fabulous fabrics, wallpapers and furnishings. We have evolved Gilpin Hotel over the last 25 years, spreading out instead of up, so that fourteen of the twenty bedrooms lead directly onto the gardens, many with private decking and cedarwood hot tubs, and all with lovely views. Gilpin Lake House is, put simply, a sanctuary, where just six suites enjoy exclusive access to 100 acres of private grounds, including a stunningly beautiful four-acre private lake, swimming pool and the new Jetty Spa. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the hotel’s stylish bar and wine cellars before dining in one of four intimate dining rooms (complimentary chauffeur provided for Lake House guests). Head Chef Dan Grigg ensures exquisite cuisine in the 3 AA rosette restaurant; the 5-course menu has plenty of choice and is a celebration of some of the finest Lake District produce and West Coast seafood. For Lake House guests, the Swedish style spa treatment room has been built to blend with the environment, raised 3 metres into the tree canopy, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake. The Jetty Spa Trail is a bespoke Spa Journey designed to gently stimulate and revive the senses. Begin with a consultation to create personalised spa products just for you. Then to the spa for a private swim followed a relaxing salt snug and a reviving salt scrub shower. Through the woods to an aroma massage (and that view), followed by green tea and appetisers on the jetty. To top it off? Champagne in the hot tub, and bespoke spa goodies to take home. The ultimate goal – a deep relaxation that will stay with you for a long time. Quiet, untouched, and devoid of traffic or people the setting instils a sense of peace and calm. There are no weddings, conferences or children under seven to disturb the peace at Gilpin, just warm smiles, fresh flowers, and friendly, unpretentious service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $295 - $580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gilpin Hotel & Lake House 5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Gilpin Hotel And Lake House
Gilpin Hotel Windermere
Gilpin Lodge Windermere
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Windermere, Lake District
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#1 Spa Hotel in Windermere
#1 Business Hotel in Windermere
#2 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#4 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#7 Family Hotel in Windermere
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