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Windermere Hydro Hotel

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancée booked this hotel as a surprise stay in April due to its great location and pool facilities, choosing it above the many other hotels and bed and breakfasts on offer. Upon arrival to an outwardly attractive hotel we were greeted with obvious refurbishments. Friendly staff checked us in and a lady took us up to our room. We...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aleeksandra_nicole I am sorry that your recent stay was disappointing due to the refurbishment not being fully completed. Please accept my sincere apology for our failure to notify you, the contractors are working extremely hard to finish the work and the situation changes on a daily basis. Please do contact me personally if you wish to stay in the...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I booked the Hydro in December last year for an Easter break with my wife. We have been before and found it very nice if in need of some modernisation. However, 3 days before we go I received an email to say the room was no longer available! There was a number to ring for customer services to find another...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear frank1963_11 I am sorry that the refurbishment was not completed in time for your planned stay and please accept my sincere apology for the late notification. Despite the contractors working extremely hard to finish the project due to unforeseen circumstances it was not possible. I am pleased that you found suitable accommodation in Bowness and hope that you had...

Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Booked this hotel due to its excellant location and view of the lake. Had read previous reviews which had said required refurbishment. Booked hotel as it stated refurbishment would be completed by March 17. On the afternoon prior we recieved a call saying a xancellation was offered or a £100 off due to referbishment not complete. On arrival other than...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lindsey B I am sorry that the refurbishment was not fully completed in time for your stay and please accept my sincere apology for the late notification. Despite the contractors working extremely hard to finish the project due to unforeseen circumstances it was not possible. I hope that this did not spoil your stay. I was delighted to read...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Great hotel excellent room wonderful staff weather was fantastic staff could not so enough for you soon nice and clean well decorated icwould reccomend this hotel yo all my friends and family and we will be back later this year

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jim r Thank you for the lovely review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for recommending the hotel to other travellers. I look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes Stefan

Reviewed March 30, 2017

The initial outside appearance has not changed although undoubtedly the decor inside and the modification and restyling of the rooms has. The addition of a pool?, Whether the room numbers have been changed around or not, what was then room 177 was used as the morgue, in its past the hydro had many uses, as the name suggests as a...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ralph H Many thanks for your insightful information about the history of the hotel, we appreciate your comments. Hopefully you can visit the hotel to see the recent refurbishments we have completed. Best wishes Stefan

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We stayed for one night last year and the service was a tad sporadic ranging from ignoring you and then doubling up. Parts of the hotel were lovely and lots of work still ongoing. The place is quite corporate and not very personal. The food was average and little expensive. The grounds were beautiful and the views from the front...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie L I am excited to let you know that since your stay the hotel has closed as our first phase refurbishment starts. This is an exciting time for the hotel for as well as a refurbishment we will be adding new services to enhance your experience during your stay. I do hope that we will have the opportunity...

Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We arrived in the lakes for what was going to be a camping trip supporrting my brother in law in the great north swim. However, we made no reservations and highly underestimated how busy it would be. As a result of the campsites and most other places being full, we stayed here. Very tired, dated and in site need of...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christina M I am excited to let you know that since your stay the hotel has closed as our first phase refurbishment starts. This is an exciting time for the hotel for as well as a refurbishment we will be adding new services to enhance your experience during your stay. I do hope that we will have the opportunity...

Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Plenty of parking and wonderful views of Lake Windermere (if lake view is selected). As this is a very large hotel, probably the largest in Bowness-in- Windermere it had been neglected which was such a pity. Now it is in the phase of serious updates. Free WiFi is something that lots of guests expect and its free! As for breakfast...

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Stefan R, General Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JohnCaryl Thank you for taking the time to post a review. As you mention in your review since your stay the hotel has closed as our first phase refurbishment starts. This is an exciting time for the hotel for as well as a refurbishment we will be adding new services to enhance your experience during your stay. I do...

South Yorkshire uk
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This hotel is old and for some time has been in need of refurbishment. The replies to reviews have been promising them, but I started to wonder was this just hype! They are now taking place! This meant however that half the hotel was shut off, but some rooms and areas have been upgraded. Stair and other carpets are still...

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Stefan R, Operations Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SPR-amble Thank you so much for your review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for mentioning our friendly, helpful staff. I am excited to let you know that since your stay the hotel has closed as our first phase refurbishment starts. This is an exciting time for the hotel for as well...

Whitby
Reviewed January 7, 2017

I booked this hotel for its location as it was my husband's birthday and he loves The Lakes. On our first night we opted for dinner in the restaurant which was nice and the staff were very nice. We couldn't get any hot water from the shower and despite reporting it to the receptionist several times it wasn't fixed. On...

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Stefan R, Operations Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ER12 Thank you for posting a review, I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. I am excited to let you know that since your stay the hotel has closed as our first phase refurbishment starts. This is an exciting time for the hotel for as well as a refurbishment we will be adding new services to...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service

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: $90 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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“Make sure the room is actually fit for purpose before booking, a given usually but sadly but not here.”
yorkshiretea, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Be aware that your experience could be affected by the renovations”
SLBooth, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 177? Is a must!”
ralphh895, Mar 30, 2017 | Read review
“Get a lake view for that special moment.”
  • Sorry about the rain!
JohnCaryl, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
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