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|"Comfortable, clean with friendly helpful staff."||(in 43 reviews)|
|"Great breakfast buffet style plenty choice."||(in 232 reviews)|
|"Really friendly and Helpful staff."||(in 296 reviews)|
|"Beds were hard and uncomfortable."||(in 24 reviews)|
|"No bedside lamps old TV."||(in 62 reviews)|
|"Very steep hill to village."||(in 10 reviews)|
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Poor quality room, asked for double got twin. Window frame rotten, tv about 20 years old only one channel. Tiniest shower room in the world very noisy plumbing. Penny pinching owners. Poor car parking ineffective staff. All in all rotten time had
Did not get what we booked
We asked for a twin with child bed got a double. Breakfast ok but nothing special. Car park issues
Disappointing second visit
This was our second visit to this hotel which is in an excellent location, minutes from the toen and lake. We stayed in a standard double room which was exceptionally clean with maid service every day. Our breakfast was cooked fresh every morning and was of a high standard as was the first class service from the staff.
When we went to use the pool, we found the coded entry door open and childrens swimming lessons underway limiting you to use one side of a very small pool.Spectators sat at side of pool and childrens clothes were left in the cubicles of the unisex changing rooms instead of lockers making only one changing cubicle in use. Parents were also hanging about in the changing room which faces onto the showers , making getting ready a very uncomfortable experience. Disappointingly I emailed the hotel regarding this matter and they have not replied.
It reflected a great deal history and closeness with the surrounding area, with good views over the surrounding landscape. The staff were helpful and attentive.
I felt that although it had a good deal of history attached to it, and the location gave it a great viewpoint, the hotel needed some TLC (ie update some window frames and other minor areas) to bring it up to where it deserves to be. I would definitely visit again, regardless of these minor points.
Great location. Good breakfast. Helpful and friendly staff.
Slightly faded grandeur, but good value through Booking.com. I would not have paid more for this room, which was large, but at the back and facing a wall and a rock which was part of the hill upon which the Hydro is built.
The Windermere Hydro Hotel is situated on the edge of Lake Windermere, offering ideal accommodations for guests in beautiful Windermere. The hotel is one of the oldest in the area, with renovated spaces that feature modern accommodations like complimentary hotel-wide WiFi and comfortable bedrooms with modern ensuite baths. The hotel also features views of the Lake District Mountains and offers a variety of meeting and event spaces for up to 150 guests. There are 79 guest rooms and suites at this non-smoking hotel.
The Windermere Hydro Hotel offers free parking for guests. 24-hour room service is available from the hotel restaurant and bar, which serves local cuisine and seasonal fare. There are many rooms at this hotel that feature a lake view. Guests can also book family rooms and accessible guest rooms at this property. All rooms include complimentary in-room WiFi, flat-screen TVs with premium channels, a sitting area, and a private bath with modern fixtures and complimentary toiletries. Suites are available with additional living space and premium views. Select suites offer private balconies and soaking tubs.
This hotel is close to many bars and museums, including the Steamboat Museum. Guests can also visit the Beatrix Potter Museum, Wordsworth House, and Windermere Lake Cruises to explore the area by cruising around the lake. The hotel also provides sightseeing advice and recommendations and can help arrange tours and itineraries for sightseeing during your stay. The front desk is open 24 hours a day and breakfast is available at this hotel.
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Most popular landmarks
- World of Beatrix Potter 222 m
- Windermere Steamboat Museum 0.8 km
- Windermere Golf Club 1.6 km
- Lakeland 1.8 km
- Orrest Head 2.5 km
- Holehird Gardens 3.7 km