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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked as a special birthday treat for 4 of us, we were so excited ! Hubby is disabled and he specifically asked for a ground floor room with access via his wheelchair, we were given a lodge at the outer parameter via several (9?) slate outside steps ! No apology was made an no alternative offered despite there clearly being... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This lovely hotel has exceptional views over Windermere, we were greeted by a very friendly staff after booking for afternoon tea. Although the pot of tea was good we were disappointed with the glass teapot,glass teapot sugar bowl glass cups with wooden saucers a little too modern for the surroundings. The sandwiches had been kept in the fridge and bread... More 

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Bothel, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were gifted a lovely treat, afternoon tea at Holbeck Ghyll Country House and it really was ok. The location is wonderful with the amazing views from the main areas i.e.small dining room, lovely lounge and main dining room. The open fires were most welcoming, the staff were friendly and efficient.

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We stayed here mid April for 3 nights to see if it would be the perfect venue for our elopement which we eventually booked a month after. The staff were lovely, food was good (afternoon tea was exceptional and the desserts in the a la carte menu were to die for!) and the view from the hotel is one of... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Potter Suite and feound it to be a very tired room in need of updating. The worst suite we have ever stayed in certainly not luxury. No wifi in hotel except in reception. Very unprofessional staff often behaved like kids. Food was pleasant except the menu was the same every night. The lounge felt like an... More 

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Lancashire UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very special night at Holbeck Ghyll recently.We found ourselves in the Potter Suite following in the footsteps of David Hasselhoff, Lionel Ritchie and Renee Zellweger. It was excellent. We were dancing on the ceiling, reliving Baywatch in the hot tub and all this will go in the Diary. The suite itself is self-contained, comfortable and very well... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Michelin starred restaurant has excellent food. Presentation gets 10/10 and good variety on the menu which did not change on our two night stay. Menus were normally given at the dinner table but they were able to accommodate us and allow us to peruse the menus over drinks in the lounge (really comfortable with log fire).However the service was... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining experience was excellent - Setting, staff and food could not be faulted. We had the taster menu and breakfast. Highly recommended. Spa experience was pleasant. - Treatments on offer and staff in Spa were nice, however I wouldn’t class the area as a ‘Spa’ as it only consisted of a small steam room and sauna suitable for 2 people... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From check in to check out a fantastic stay. Very clean bedroom nicely decorated with complimentary water. Good quality Complimentary toiletries. Great service. The food was excellent and very well presented. So good we are returning again in November . Thank you to the Holbeck Ghyll team for a fantastic stay.

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Manchester
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful house with really warm, welcoming and genuine staff. Food was outstanding, both dinner and the fantastic breakfast spread. The surprise spa visit was the icing on the cake. Thank you so much Holbeck Ghyll!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxurious country house hotel is set in eighteen acres of private woodland and gardens, in England's picturesque Lake District. Holbeck Ghyll offers 23 individually designed en-suite rooms, most with spectacular views over Lake Windermere. The Health Spa offers a range of treatments, sauna, steam room. Food is an integral part of any guests stay, and the Restaurant, which retained a Michelin Star for 14 consecutive years, will not disappoint. ... more   less 

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Address: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $213 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holbeck Ghyll Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere
Holbeck Ghyll Country Hotel
Holbeck Ghyll Country Windermere
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#9 Family Hotel in Windermere
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