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Hotels in Windermere, United Kingdom

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Top 10 Hotels in Windermere

Windermere Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Lake Road, Windermere, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)

"Wow......fantastic hotel couldn't fault a thing...Brilliant...private hot tub private air bath private steam room what's not to like......try it feel like a footballer and wag for the day/night you will not regret booking the windermere boutique"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Windermere Boutique Hotel
Windermere Suites
5 out of 5
New Road, Windermere, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Windermere Suites is a MUST

"The Windermere Suites was fantastic, beautifully decorated, lots of space and the jacuzzi bath was a definite hit after all the walking. The management were very friendly and the food was really nice and they catered for vegetarians. I loved we could have our breakfast in the room at a dining table ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Windermere Suites
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, England
£141
per night
3 May-4 May
4/5Very Good! (390 reviews)

"Excellent food in the restaurant. Spa was good despite the ongoing building work"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
Low Wood Bay
4 out of 5
Low Wood Bay, Ambleside Road, Windermere, England
£169
per night
3 May-4 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (247 reviews)

"Bathroom had hairs in the bathroom plug hole I could have been sick"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Low Wood Bay
The Burnside Hotel
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness, Windermere, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (106 reviews)

"Stayed here years ago but has since been taken over. The staff have the happiest friendly approach from any hotel I have ever stayed in. The hotel is very clean and comfortable and the spa facilities are lovely. Evening meal again served with a smile and the bar menu was excellent. Booked up again ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Burnside Hotel
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
5 out of 5
Crook Road - Windermere, English Lake District, Windermere, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)

"Love this hotel ... makes you feel as if it’s really ok to relax and enjoy every moment. We were there for our anniversary after going there the year before for our mini moon . The food is just delightful in both restaurants. Can’t wait to go back ❤️"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Kotel Windermere
4.5 out of 5
Lake road, Windermere, England
£98
per night
3 May-4 May
4.6/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)

"Modern property which was well maintained. We had a ground floor room with patio doors opening up on to the gardens which was lovely. Bathroom was a bit on the small side but it had everything we required. Located close to the centre of Windermere and approximately 1 1/2 miles to Bowness, so very ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Kotel Windermere
Hillthwaite
5 out of 5
Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (156 reviews)

"Great location, 15 min walk to Bowness. Friendly staff and lovely room with beautiful views"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Hillthwaite
The Wild Boar
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Windermere, England
£134
per night
3 May-4 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"Lovely Lake District hotel. All the staff were excellent throughout our stay as was the special Valentine's meal we had. Our Feature Room was filled with rustic items befitting of the property and was spotlessly clean. Only minor gripe was the shower was a little temperamental (Room 27). Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

The Wild Boar
Linthwaite House
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
£245
per night
1 May-2 May
4.6/5Exceptional! (241 reviews)

"Wonderful weekend away. The hotel and views are stunning. Staff could not be more helpful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

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Visiting Windermere

Travellers to Windermere give high marks for the lakeside setting, relaxing spas and beautiful gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's aquarium and cocktail bars. Top sights in the city include Lake Windermere and World of Beatrix Potter. In Windermere, there are 278 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Windermere

Cultural venues in the city include World of Beatrix Potter, Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre and Old Laundry Theatre. The city is notable for landmarks like Bowness Pier, Orrest Head and Townend. The lakes, hiking trails and gardens highlight the city's natural beauty, and Lake Windermere, Lyth Valley and Winster Valley are worth a visit.

Top places to see in the area include Hill Top, 3.3 mi/5.4 km from the city centre, and Ullswater, which is 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away.

Getting around Windermere

With so many choices for transport, exploring all of Windermere is easy. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Windermere Station. You can take a ferry to see more of the region.

Dressing for Windermere

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 19°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 20°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 15°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 627.10 millimetres of rain falls on Windermere each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 19°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 1°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Windermere?
Hawksmoor Guest House is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 11-minute walk from World of Beatrix Potter. Traveller reviews also recommend St John’s Lodge (incl off-site health club) and The Hideaway at Windermere as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Windermere, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Windermere.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Windermere?
Based on reviews, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Langdale Chase Hotel and Elim House.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Windermere?
Howbeck Hotel - Guest House is a favourite 5-star guesthouse for couples, and features a bar and free WiFi. Another good option for a romantic stay is Bowness Bay Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Windermere?
The Lamplighter Dining- Rooms is a top dog-friendly inn, and offers 2 restaurants along with free WiFi for its human guests. Merewood Country House is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Windermere?
St John’s Lodge (incl off-site health club) is a top 4-star beach hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Other good options for your beach trip include Lonsdale House and Windermere Hydro Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Blast Rubble or Stockpile.
What's the best luxury hotel in Windermere?
Wheatlands Lodge - Bed & Breakfast is a 5-star B&B with a terrace, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Windermere?
Windermere Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4-star guesthouse with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Windermere Suites and Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Windermere?
Oakfold House is a 4-star B&B featuring free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Linthwaite House and Montfort Cottage Guest House. You can tee off at Windermere Golf Club during your trip.
How is it to stay in Windermere?
Travellers to Windermere give high marks for the lakeside setting, relaxing spas and beautiful gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s aquarium and cocktail bars. Top sights in the city include Lake Windermere and World of Beatrix Potter. In Windermere, there are 428 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Windermere?
Cultural venues in the city include World of Beatrix Potter, Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre and Old Laundry Theatre. The city is notable for landmarks such as Bowness Pier, Orrest Head and Townend. The lakes, hiking trails and gardens highlight the city’s natural beauty, and Lake Windermere, Lyth Valley and Winster Valley are worth a visit.
How can I get around Windermere?
If you want to venture outside the area, take a train from Windermere Station. You can catch a ferry across the water to see more of the region.

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