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The Wild Boar

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Overview
Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I came here for lunch after our Clay Shoot with Michael Coates. Smoked steak burger for me and a sirloin steak for my friend. Good portion sizes and perfectly cooked for both of us. The menu is a little restricted but I...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The wild boar, what beautiful setting. We went for my brother's wedding. The food was excellent, the overall ambience was great. We stayed in room 38, this at the cost of £160 for the night. It accommodated myself and husband and our two children on...More

Thank Karin W
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear Karin W Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I will of course investigate your concerns relating to your bathroom with my maintenance team and address this immediately. We do use a company standard mattress in our rooms and I...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We came in for Sunday lunch expecting the full menu to be available but that is not the case. Saying that we both walked away very satisfied with the very limited looking Sunday lunch menu. Looking at the starters I didn't fancy anything at all,...More

Thank Madalina P
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear Madalina P Many thanks for your review and great to read that you enjoyed your visit. We currently serve a lunch/bar menu in the afternoon every day other than Sunday, with our popular Wild Boar alternative afternoon tea available alongside this throughout the afternoon....More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ventured out here for lunch - top tip don’t follow google maps directions from Bowness oh my these roads are just tracks and one if them is closed! On a wet and windy day the welcome was warm and we were ushered to a...More

Thank NotAbby
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear NotAbby Thank you for your review...not sure where Google Maps directed you as there are just 2 main roads from the centre of Bowness to the Inn. A case of technology not always being a good thing I suppose! I was pleased to read...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly we arrived anx stood there and no one told us where we were sitting until after about 15mins I asked as staff just kept walking past us. Took our drinks order forgot 2 pints of lager waited around half an hour more when asked...More

Thank Toni W
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 6 days ago

Dear Toni W Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I was concerned to read your comments relating to members of the team and would be grateful if you could forward your contact details so that we can further discuss your concerns....More

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Description
The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its More own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$ 149 - US$ 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Wild Boar Hotel Crook
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The Wild Boar Windermere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$ 149 - US$ 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Wild Boar Hotel Crook
,
The Wild Boar Windermere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
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Traveller (511)
Room & Suite (187)
Dining (121)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (15)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Location
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Contact
Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF England
Getting there
Leeds-Bradford Airport96 km
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Jacqueline S
1 September 2018|
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Response from Sophie H | Reviewed this property |
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CrazyG-sAdventures
29 June 2018|
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Response from nicolacollin | Reviewed this property |
Check in is from 3pm
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Gaz L
8 January 2018|
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Response from elmarketing | Property representative |
Hi Gaz, We are very dog friendly! There is a £20 per night charge for up to 2 dogs in each room, just add it in the 'Extras' section when booking online.
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Room Tips
"Didn't stay - just food"
Y7649ZJtoms
yesterday
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"Room 29 had a shallow bath with shower over, small bathroom. Parking in back car park gives easier access..."
EdsMom123
1 week ago
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"not sure, never stayed"
JOHNROBERTS57
15 Jul 2018
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"Room was good - select one from rear"
dtgreenhalgh
25 Jun 2018
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