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Cragwood Country House Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Visited for my birthday in April and had a lovely time. Room was absolutely stunning with a four poster bed and views of lake windermere. Only 45min walk (8-10min drive) from Windermere town centre so we walked (but did get caught in a snow storm!!). Lots to do in Winderemere, we visited The World of Beatrix Potter! Staff were very...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you found the hotel to be 'beautiful'. I also couldn't agree more about the location. Our guests often comment that they feel far enough way from the hustle and bustle of the thriving towns of Windermere and Ambleside, yet close enough if they want to pop...

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Having just stayed at this hotel, was a great stay lovely surroundings great location. Hotel could do with a little updating in places a little tired. Welcoming staff and a great Breakfast. Had room 24 on the ground floor which had doors opening to the pond area which was nice a lake view is a must as the surroundings are...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to be in 'a great location with lovely surroundings'. I throughly agree. Plenty of our guests often comment on the hotels 'perfect proximity' to the local towns which give you the feeling that you have your own little...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This hotel deserves much more than 3 stars. Our room was lovely; beds very comfortable. We especially enjoyed relaxing in one of the very comfortable lounges,eating cream tea and drinking G & Ts.The views are amazing. Dinner was at least equal to the standard of food we have eaten in some Michelin starred restaurants. The staff are very friendly and...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. Some very kind words. I am delighted that you had a 'relaxing getaway' and enjoyed so many aspects of your stay including drinking G&T in the lounges. This is an area we are about to work on and by the end of June we hope to have at least 40 varieties of...

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location, beautiful grounds, helpful staff and great full English breakfast, what more can a couple ask for?! I recommend a walk around the grounds, down to the lake or just sitting in the lounge to look out at the beautiful gardens is a treat as well.

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you found the Cragwood to be a great place to stay. I couldn't agree more about your comments about our beautiful grounds. We are most fortunate to have a number of quiet, private and secluded grounds that stretch down to the lake. With Cragwood being located on a...

England
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Stayed here for one night and found it to be a lovely place. It more than deserves its three stars, in fact it's better than many four star establishments I have stayed in. Plenty of public areas but it still felt quite intimate, a bit home from home. The gardens and views are absolutely stunning and worth 5 stars in...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. There were some incredibly kind words that were a pleasure to read. I am delighted to read that you felt that the Cragwood was like a home from home. This is exactly the kind of service which we try to deliver. We like to get to know our guests and are delighted...

Settle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Again a lovely break at cragwood. So sorry to hear the manager is leaving he was the cragwood.. Also some of his excellent staff are leaving too... Am at a loss where you are going with this? I have tried to contact the management by phone but no reply..

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. Firstly, i am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us here at Cragwood. Thank you for your kind words about Phil. I was fortunate enough to work alongside him and it was incredibly apparent that his passion and dedication to his job has meant that countless people have...

Carnforth
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We've just returned from our third visit to Cragwood in under 12 months and we were as pleased with everything as before. The hotel is so comfortable in all areas and the staff go out of their way to make you feel special. Nothing is too much trouble for them. However, this visit was made even better by the glorious...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you refer to the Cragwood as the best hotel in Windermere. Of course i am biased but i do believe the view from our grounds of the Langdale Pikes or the Coniston Old Man is hard to beat, whether that be on a summers eve with...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Cragwood is a very pleasant country hotel. Views from the front rooms extend over Windermere and as far as Crinkle Crags and the Langdales. The food is sublime and easily worth the reasonable price. Recommended.

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and describe it as sublime. We have a fantastic team of Chef's, lead by our very own Calvin. We are due to join the AA imminently are all of us have everything crossed that we might just achieve a rosette or maybe...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a fabulous weekend for a friends wedding. The hotel is gorgeous, gardens and grounds are stunning and food was excellent. But apart from all that our stay was made extra special due to the care, service and warm welcome and superb attention we received from our excellent host Albert. Thank you Albert it was lovely...

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Albert W, Manager at Cragwood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I must say that i am blushing somewhat and do sincerely appreciate your lovely comments about the service. Here at the Cragwood we fully appreciate that your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life and because of this, we are more than happy to go the extra mile...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Lovely old building set in its own grounds beside Lake Windermere. Rooms are very good and the food and service are excellent. Well situated for many Lakes attractions but providing a calming base. Sitting in the garden all you can hear are the birds singing.

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Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to read that your stay was calming and elegant. Our guests often comment on the ideal location of the hotel. We believe that the hotel is situated close enough to the bustling towns of Ambleside and Windermere, yet far away enough to sit in our beautiful grounds and...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the shores of England’s longest and most beautiful lake you will find Cragwood Country House Hotel.Set in its own secluded, twenty-acre estate of beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland and with stunning views overlooking Lake Windermere, it’s hard to resist a relaxing Lake District break at Cragwood. As soon as you step through the front door of this beautiful country house, you’ll discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation.The informal and friendly service is so good you’ll hardly notice it. It’s our job to make you feel at home…which isn’t hard once you sit back and unwind in one of our cosy lounges or drawing rooms and take in the spectacular lake views over a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine.From the mouth-watering food and drink to the stylish and comfy bedrooms, a short break at Cragwood will leave you feeling pampered, stress-free….and wanting more.If you are looking for the perfect Lake District hotel then look no further...you have just found us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cragwood Country House Hotel

Address: Cragwood House Ecclerigg, Windermere LA23 1LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $192 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cragwood Country House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#2 Family Hotel in Windermere
#2 Business Hotel in Windermere
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“Room 16 was a good room. 4 poster bed with a lake view”
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HilaryR943, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 has lake and garden views - beautiful!”
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“Room 11 overlooks the car par by very quiet and comfortable”
Blackpool, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“There are 2 sides to the hotel, the old side were prefect as I am sure is the new side”
darckerf, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms cost extra, but the views are good.”
, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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