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Windermere Hydro Hotel

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Extremely disappointing room with wallpaper peeling off the walls, beds were extremely uncomfortable and not what you would expect or indeed whaat we paid for. Would not recommend this hotel to anyone, I would recommend you view the rooms prior to payment as they won't give you a refund even though we were only in the room for a couple...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were a bit scared after reading all the negative reviews but pleasantly surprised by the hotel and room itself. We stayed in room 22 with shared balcony having breathtaking views of lake and town. Room was spacious with extra sitting area and quirky chest drawers and cupboard. Bed was big enough and plenty of seating in the room. Bathroom...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sumreen Z Thank you for posting a review following your recent stay. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers, I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes Joe

Lancashire
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I'd read the reviews for the Hydro and so many of them were negative that I was dreading the visit. Because it was a Bank holiday most places were booked up so we took a risk. And what a lovely risk it was. The view from our room over the lake and hills was beautiful, the beds were very comfortable...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear M-VLancashire Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and thank you for sharing your experience. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again very soon. Best wishes Joe

Takeley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The room (51) was massive, plus I got the completely bizarre 'Area 52' basically the tower you can see from the images of the hotel.Freaked me out a little, like a Presidential suite decorated by old ladies with no budget. It could be so nice but is just dull and tired and dated. The bathroom was hideous with a white...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim T Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We always value customer feedback as it helps us to improve the products and services that we offer our guests, your comments have been fully noted. Since purchasing the hotel, we have identified a number of areas for improvement and are just finalising plans for a significant...

runcorn
Reviewed 8 May 2016

hotel is in a very good location for the lakeside activities local restaurants and bars plentiful the staff are so pleasant very helpful and always ready to assist you in any way the manager is exceptional going that extra mile for all the residents.the bar staff also very good and the reception staff excellent

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear joanandderek Thank you for posting a review following your recent stay. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff helpful and friendly. Myself and my staff enjoy going that extra mile to ensure that all our guests have a relaxing and enjoyable stay at The Hydro. I hope that we will...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here after reading good reviews but on arrival.were told we couldnt book in unti 3 even though we were asked what time we would arrive hotel was very quiet not a lot of staff about room was clean but thats about threadbare carpets throughout there is lots to choose from roundabout it would be a shame for this...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine M Thank you for posting a review. I am sorry that we were unable to provide you with an early check-in on this occasion. Since purchasing the hotel, we have identified a number of areas for improvement and are just finalising plans for a significant investment into the hotel including the full refurbishment of rooms and the front...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Booked the Hydro Hotel at Short Notice for a 2 night Birthday Surprise treat for my partner, Great location over looking the Lake, room quite good for price but might be best to check direct with hotel rather than go through online links due to having a £20 + charge added when going through to check out online, Had £...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve C Thank you for posting a review following your recent stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and agree our view of the lake is wonderful and our location is perfect for visiting Bowness on foot. The refurbishment works have yet to be completed, I hope that you will visit us again when it...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Just arrived. Bed knackered, wall paper hanging off the walls... There isn't even a full toilet roll and even the bed lights don't match. I've complained and there are no other rooms available. In short avoid this place, unfortunately for me I'm here for two nights. Wish I'd looked here before I booked.

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DanGrimshaw330 I am sorry that your recent stay at The Hydro did not meet your expectations and rest assured your comments have been fully noted. Since purchasing the hotel, we have identified a number of areas for improvement and are just finalising plans for a significant investment into the hotel including the full refurbishment of rooms and the front...

Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and were very happy with the location , the views of the lake, the cleanliness, decor and the size of the rooms. A special mention to the Indoor swimming pool and the sauna and gym which are open until 9pm. The only drawbacks are that the room walls, flooring and ceiling are...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roma M Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the stay and that you found time to use our leisure facilities. I am sorry that your sleep was disturbed by the sound of voices and movement from the room above. I will look into...

Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had afternoon Tea in the bar area with friends. The sofas and chairs were in places threadbare and didn't look particularly clean. The Italian man who served us was very friendly and polite. The afternoon tea had finger sandwiches, cakes and scones along with tea and coffee. Nothing else to say really. Not spectacular and only just value with a...

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Joe P, Hotel Manager at Windermere Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christine S Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit for afternoon tea. I am sorry that your visit was spoilt by the weather and note your comments regarding the seating in the bar area. A refurbishment of the public areas will be commencing very soon. I hope you will visit us again in the future...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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Additional Information about Windermere Hydro Hotel

Address: Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $122 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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