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greater manchester
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed at this hotel last year and decided to return for another short break. Since our last visit the hotel as been refurbished to a very good standard. We found the staff to be very nice and helpful. Our one disappointment was the food wasn't as good as previously,so we presume the chef has changed. Saying that we still... More 

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Hotelonthehill, General Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear horriblehorrice, It is always good to receive feedback from our guest but even better when it is returning guests. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay, I am also pleased that you like the refurbishment works that took place, we like it too! I will ensure I pass on your kind comments to the team that... More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We came for a single night Dinner Bed & Breakfast in a Classic Plus room, and loved the whole stay. Room was fantastic, beautiful view of the lake (room 28) and the bathroom was great too, we enjoyed a glass of wine relaxing in the double ended bath before dinner. The staff were all excellent, the service was too, especially... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JonHails, thank you so much for such a rewarding review, it was great that you had such a wonderful stay, and that you enjoyed the room and the location. It was especially pleasing to read that you felt you received excellent service from our team but especially from the staff in the restaurant. I will ensure your comments are... More 

Worksop, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We recently stayed at this hotel for three days and although we splashed out and paid a little more than we usually would, we were not disappointed. The place was excellent, the room fabulous, the staff were all welcoming and friendly, and the food was ace. We made it a trip for our second anniversary and it was nice to... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Daniel F, thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear that you were not disappointed. Please rest assured that I will pass these comments on to the team. Once again thank you for your review and looking forward in welcoming you back to the Hillthwaite in... More 

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is a very comfortable hotel, refurbished 2014. Located high above Bowness with a fine view across Lake Windermere. We were on a half-board package and were very pleased with the level of service, the comfort of the room and the quality of the meals. Excellent small swimming pool with sauna and steam-room.The staff are very attentive. All in all,... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ianb 1066, thank you for taking the time to write your review about your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that it was very comfortable and that you enjoyed all our facilities and the level of service received. Once again thank you for your review and we are looking... More 

Rossendale, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

On my 79th birthday my dear wife surprised me while enjoying a birthday lunch at the Cburch Inn ion Mobberly Cheshire. She had booked a two day break at Hillthwaite. Wonderful room with great view and food to die for. Beautifully prepared and served and of the highest quality. Fantastic. Stay there, you will not be disappointed.

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Hotelonthehill, Owner at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoffrey H, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear that we met your expectations in all areas. Once again thank you for your review and we look forward to welcome you back to the Hillthwaite in the near future Kind regards Dawid Croukamp... More 

Billings, Montana
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231 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Very nice hotel with breakfast and dinner "package" deal. Dinner options abound in Windermere and Bowness, but we were generally pleased with our choice, with one exception. If you are a vegetarian, prepare to see the same option on the menu several nights in a row. The hotel is sited beautifully, and the grounds are well maintained. Nice patio and... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EcoArtTraveler, thank you so much for your review about you recent stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay especially the staff and the well maintained areas. I am sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations in regards to vegetarian option on the menu this has now been addressed. There is additional parking on site... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went to celebrate our anniversary and we're very pleased with our choice. It's a bit of a walk down the hill to Bowness and a bit of a walk up the hill to Windermere but the whole purpose of the trip was to get out and walk so that was fine. My only complaint was that... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mgref, many thanks for taking the time to post your review regarding you recent stay at the Hillthwaite to celebrate your anniversary, I am pleased that you enjoyed your room and that the staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. It was great to read that you enjoyed the food but I am sorry that we didn’t meet you expectations... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

From the minute we arrived on 12th June to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary to the minute we left was just lovely. Couldn't fault anything, location great, the views from the Terrace bar was stunning, the food was excellent and We can honestly say we've not stayed anywhere else where 'all' the staff were so nice and friendly, considering one... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Caz1929, thank you so much for taking the time to write a wonderful review regarding your recent stay at the Hillthwaite to celebrate your 1st wedding anniversary. I am pleased that you enjoyed the lovely views. It was great to read that the food met your expectations and that you found the staff to be very nice and friendly.... More 

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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights from the 8th June to the 13th with my German Shepherd Tara. On arriving i was impressed with the modern interior as seen on the website. I only became disappointed when i was shown to the double room which i'd paid for, which was not how i expected. On the website i saw large,... More 

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Hotelonthehill, Manager at Hillthwaite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie C, thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at the hotel. I was very disappointed to learn that we failed to meet your expectations in relation to your room and that you felt miss lead by the website. I was pleased to read that you overall enjoyed the food, I will... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We are just back from another fantastic visit to this gem of a hotel in Windermere, my husband and I have been there 7 times now and have enjoyed every stay. The staff are very friendly and excellent at their job, from the minute you are greeted at reception you are made to feel very welcome. Once again we had... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You will find Hillthwaite House Hotel is the most ideal accommodation for all types of breaks including short breaks or for use as a base for your walking holiday in the Lake District National Park. Impeccable service and comfort, lovely food sourced from local produce, friendly, attentive staff and the many guests that return to us time after time speak for itself. For Lake District Hotels please look no further than Hillthwaite House Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillthwaite Hotel

Address: Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: ₹ 9,069 - ₹ 15,342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillthwaite Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Hillthwaite Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Hillthwaite House Hotel
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#10 Family Hotel in Windermere
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“Try for rooms eleven or twelve, they have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles truckassessor, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the De Quincey suite which we would thoroughly recommend for the comfort, facilities in the room and the spectacular views.”
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“For the gents make sure you try the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea, excellent idea!”
 of 5 bubbles NicO177, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we were in 31 - plenty of room but no view.”
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“Don't go for the cheaper rooms, splash out for the good views.”
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