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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Crook Road - WindermereEnglish Lake District, WindermereEnglandLA23 3NEUnited Kingdom, 0203 027 9779

Mountain Hotel in Windermere with 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Exceeded my expectations!! The Gilpinis beautiful and I would recommend his to anyone in…Mar 5, 2018
  • Beautiful hotel, beautiful location, gorgeous room, amazing service and food, all round…Sep 29, 2017
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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

from £192
  • Classic Room
  • Superior Room
  • Suite (Lake House)
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite, Garden Area
  • Premium Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Premium Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Spa Lodge

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 31 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (7 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free valet parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1901
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Hrishi – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. 1-star Michelin rating. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Gilpin Spice 2AA Rosettes – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House’s small print

Also known as

  • Gilpin Hotel Lake House Windermere
  • Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Windermere, Lake District
  • Gilpin Hotel And Lake House
  • Gilpin Hotel Windermere
  • Gilpin Lodge Windermere
  • Gilpin Hotel Lake House
  • Gilpin Lake House Windermere
  • Gilpin Lake House
  • Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Windermere, Lake District
  • Gilpin Hotel And Lake House
  • Gilpin Lodge Windermere
  • Gilpin Hotel Windermere
  • Hotel Lake House


This property does not have lifts.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an extra charge

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 16.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Gilpin Hotel & Lake House


  • Windermere Golf Club (13-minute walk)
  • World of Beatrix Potter (40-minute walk)
  • Old Laundry Theatre (41-minute walk)
  • Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire (45-minute walk)
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House (45-minute walk)
  • Lake District National Park - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Hill Top - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 85-min drive
  • Windermere Station 10-min drive
  • Kendal Oxenholme Station 19-min drive
  • Grange-over-Sands Station 26-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking

Recent reviews

Exceptional 10.0 From 25 reviews

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
real 5* luxury!
an amazing relaxing place - worth every penny
Laura, gb1 night trip
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Romantic hotel
Gorgeous country house hotel. Personal touch. Staff couldn't do more for you. We loved it.
A Traveller, gb1 night romance trip
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
A luxury break
Excellent stay. Impeccable service. Superb dinner and breakfast. A truly luxurious weekend away made even better with a free room upgrade offered on check in.
A Traveller, gb2 night romance trip
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Outstanding but expensive
Beautiful hotel in an amazing location.
A Traveller, gb3 night trip
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Luxury treat!
What a lovely hotel. Incredible staff, gorgeous surroundings. Food is very good. Drinks prices are quite high, but very delicious so it wasn't a problem.
Miss BG, gb2 night romance trip

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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

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