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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this Hotel last minute, was great value for the money, in a nice spot with a good view, food was really nice, had good facilities and the staff were great, especially the night porter Rodger who was very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Antmacblue
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is within walking distance of lake Windermere, and was cheap compared to other hotels nearby. The price is reflected in the hotel being a little dated, however our room and bathroom were clean which is the most important thing to me. The breakfast was £10 per head and was buffet style, there was also a menu with things... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel. Bit tired in places but overall very good. Food amazing. Large hotel. Seating at front so you can enjoy a drink or cuppa in the afternoons after your long travels touring. Nice bar for the evenings. Plenty of cosy chairs.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked this over the internet, very disappointed. Staff friendly but the whole hotel is in need of a face lift. Cob webs everywhere you look and the food is very basic even from the full menu definitely nothing to write home about. Paid extra for a room with a balcony and yes we got one along with four other rooms... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the bed, was broken on the side the television was a very old very small portable,it could do with updating the decor as a bit shabby in the corridors and room the breakfast was plentiful the staff were pleasant the location was good parking free, swimming pool sauna and jacuzzi very good clean

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

Dear jweldo Thank you for posting a review mentioning our pleasant location, parking facilities and the sauna and jacuzzi. I note your comments regarding the decor and your room. I can confirm that since purchasing the hotel we have identified a number of areas for improvement and that we are just finalising plans for a significant investment into the hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be fooled by the photos this place is falling apart our £115.00 deluxe lake view room was worn out smelly and not worth £ 45.00 per night in my opinion. The tv in the room was a 12 inch portable with the basic 5 terrestrial channels the bed was so hard we would have been better sleeping on the... More 

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

Dear Steve B Thank you for posting a review and mentioning our hard working staff. I note your comments regarding the decor and can confirm that since purchasing the hotel we have identified a number of areas for improvement and are just finalising plans for a significant investment into the hotel including the full refurbishment of rooms and the front... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went for a lovely weekend away. On arrival to. This hotel after a very long journey we were greeted by a very nice man on reception we got our key went to our room bit small but OK will do for the weekend. Went straight down for something to eat again staff very pleasant and food... More 

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

Dear Eileen A Thank you for posting a review. I was pleased to read that you were greeted warmly on arrival and that you enjoyed your evening meal and breakfast. I apologise for the condition of the mattress and will share your review with my housekeeping team. As you will have seen in other reviews a full refurbishment of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just would like to say that me and my wife enjoyed our stay here, but wished we had a better room (Room 159), given for our Mini Break. This is an Old Quaint Hotel that is in serious need of Updating from the Yay Olde Feel, and having read various other reviews, have found out from the Management that the... More 

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

Dear Duncan F Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay. As mentioned in your review a full refurbishment is planned which will resolve many of the issues that you raised. I sincerely apologise that you were not informed that there was a room adjoining... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having booked this as a special family treat, we then read some awful reviews, fortunately we decided to give it a try, we were not disappointed. From our arrival we were greeted in a friendly and polite manner the champagne starter helped to set the scene, an excellent selection of sandwiches scones with fresh cream and a variety of cakes,... More 

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

Dear Seayeaitch Thank you for posting a review and recommending our afternoon tea to other diners. I was delighted to read that you found our staff friendly, the food and presentation excellent and the service perfect. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes Joe More 

north yorkshire
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114 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's get one thing straight this hotel does need a facelift but there are many positives. I have been lucky enough to stay in some of the best hotels in the world and for sure this is not one of them, but there are a lot worse at considerably more money. My son and I wanted to do some walking... More 

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

Dear matronmum Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for mentioning our helpful, polite staff and that at the rates we charge we offer excellent value for money. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Windermere Hydro Hotel

Address: Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $84 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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