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    Windermere Hydro Hotel

    Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
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    Overview
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    Free Internet
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    1 - 5 of 1,027 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We originality went for the standard room ( WOWCHER offer £89 for 2 with 3 course meal, breakfast and spa facilities ) the room was fine , however after viewing the room with a view of the lake , recently decorated we decided to up...More

    1  Thank beverlyelliott
    Response from Jodi M, Managing Director at Windermere Hydro HotelResponded today

    Dear beverlyelliott Thank you for the lovely review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in one of our newly refurbished lake view rooms and thank you for sharing your experience and mentioning our friendly staff and quality of the food served...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Arrived at hotel, entrance looked ok, bits looked run down. Got to reception, got vague directions to our room, spent 10 minutes wandering around the hotel until we found it. Room very disappointing, no 177. There was a weird smell in the room, the tv...More

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    1  Thank Maggie W
    Response from Jodi M, Managing Director at Windermere Hydro HotelResponded today

    Dear Maggie W I am sorry that your recent stay was such a disappointment and please accept my sincere apology for the disturbance at 7.30 am. I note your comments regarding the room and can confirm that all rooms will be refurbished as our rolling...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Sorely disappointed where did that million go? Certainly not in our room. One of the scruffiest, dated, tiny rooms ever. Shower room was minute, door would not stay shut, very noisy plumbing all we could see was a slate roof. Asked for a double, got...More

    Thank Lucyjazzylegs
    Response from Jodi M, Managing Director at Windermere Hydro HotelResponded today

    Dear Lucyjazzylegs I am sorry that your recent stay was such a disappointment. Please accept my sincere apology for the mix up with the keys and payment on your arrival. I note your comments regarding the room and can confirm that all rooms will be...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Staying at the hydro tonight booked two rooms ,one as a birthday gift for friends.very very disappointed for £90 per room with no breakfast included think room is very,very dated shabby,peeling paper in much need of refurbishment, bathroom paper coming away and attempted to be...More

    2  Thank trishaWigan_lancs
    Response from Jodi M, Managing Director at Windermere Hydro HotelResponded today

    Dear trishaWigan_lancs I am sorry that your recent stay was such a disappointment. I note your comments regarding the room and can confirm that all rooms will be refurbished as our rolling refurbishment programme progresses. I do hope that you will visit again in the...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Came here for the first time today, lovely hotel and warm welcome from scott on reception and the bar staff, food was well presented, fresh and tasty. Gorgeous views out over bowness and lake windermere. The bar area had a lovely welcoming fire and great...More

    Thank John K
    Response from Jodi M, Managing Director at Windermere Hydro HotelResponded today

    Dear John K Thank you for the lovely review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit for afternoon tea and thank you for mentioning the quality of the refurbishment and recommending The Hydro. I hope that we will have the pleasure of...More

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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$ 75 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #11 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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    Jane J
    2 November 2017|
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    Response from Stevie G | Reviewed this property |
    Hotel was dog friendly in the past, it's just had a very expensive refurb to all the public areas & most of the rooms. . .so I can't say for sure, but last time I was there in July 2017 I'm sure I say a few guests with... More
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    2 November 2017|
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    Response from Alex W | Reviewed this property |
    There were certainly dogs in the foyer but didn't see any upstairs or in the lifts!
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    31 October 2017|
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    Response from linda&co | Reviewed this property |
    Unless you’ve booked a lake view or suite then it’s not been renovated
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