Hillthwaite B&B - Windermere | Bed & Breakfast | Britain's Finest


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A unique property providing exceptional guest accommodation to all types of visitors, priding ourselves in offering the best in Lake District hospitality. Known for their friendly, warm and welcoming service, creating a home-from-home experience. Situated in a classic and beautiful setting, a short walk from England's largest natural lake, with spectacular views of the South Lakeland fells and Windermere Lake.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Breakfast is an event at Hillthwaite. Start your day overlooking Windermere with continental options, a table served Cumbrian breakfast or one of the 'cooked to order' signature specials. The contemporary Poet's Bar is the perfect place for Afternoon Tea, unless the sun is shining and the outside terrace beckons. The bar, open from 11am to 11pm, is a lovely place to relax and you can choose between a range of coffees and teas, wines, local beers, spirits or non-alcoholic drinks. At Hillthwaite, there is a comprehensive 'dining out' list, with everything from traditional Lakeland pubs to Michelin Star quality. Knowledgeable staff will be on hand to guide you, or order you a taxi.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


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Great hotel staff very friendly and helpful, gave us map and showed us some good walks. Rooms very nice, very clean and the beds very comfortable. We had great weather and the views were fantastic. Would definitely stay again.

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A friendly and welcoming hotel with great food and when the clouds part, beautiful views of the lake and surrounding fells.

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Over the years we have stayed in a number of hotels in the Lake District and this was the best. All the staff were exceptional. The hotel décor was fantastic.

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My husband and I have stayed in several hotels in the Lake District. But after our wonderful stay at the Hillthwaite House Hotel, we won't be staying anywhere else.

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The location of the hotel is excellent, situated high up with beautiful views and halfway between Windermere and Bowness on Windermere, within easy and convenient walking distance of both towns. The hotel is delightful, beautifully stylish. The staff are excellent, very friendly and helpful. We thor...

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Lovely hotel, great staff and amazing food. Dog was welcome too. Room was clean and comfy. Only downside was the courtyard light outside the window. Would recommend this hotel and will go back again.

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Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


5 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Tennis court

Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Bars, Cafes & Other

Bathroom & Laundry

Four Poster Beds


Jacuzzi, Spa Bath in Rooms

Jacuzzis, Hot Tubs


Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Linen included

Towels included

Room Service & Food/Drink

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Central heating

Open log fire


Bicycling, Cycling



Water sports

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (walking distance)


Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Extra info

Closed Times: 20 Dec to 27 Dec

Nearest Airport: Manchester

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 30 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 98

Nearest Train Station: Windermere

Nearest Railway Time: 2 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 1

Vendor Accreditation: 5 Star (Guest Accommodation)

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 34

Single room price from: £69.00

Single room price to: £129.00

Double twin room price from: £99.00

Double twin room price to: £179.00

Suite room price from: £179.00

Suite room price to: £299.00


015394 43636
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Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, Cumbria, WindermereLA23 2DF, United Kingdom

From junction 36 of M6 take A590 then A591 heading for Windermere. Follow A5074 through Windermere town centre heading for Bowness and the lake. Midway between Windermere and Bowness take a left turn off A5074 into Thornbarrow Road. Hillthwaite House is located up the hill on the right hand side.

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