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Bar (on property)
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of Hillthwaite


3.0 star property
Victorian country house with indoor pool, near Lake Windermere

8.8/10 Fabulous

237 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
The price is £134
Price available on 31/3/2023
Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, England, LA23 2DF

Guests rated this location 8.3/10 - Very good

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Reception fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bath or shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Lake Windermere - 18 min walk
  • World of Beatrix Potter - 2 min drive
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 11 min drive
  • Lake District National Park - 13 min drive
  • Ullswater - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Manchester Airport (MAN) - 91 min drive
  • Staveley Station - 14 min drive
  • Burneside Station - 17 min drive
  • Windermere Station - 19 min walk


  • Prince of India - 14 min walk
  • Brown Sugar - 16 min walk
  • The Queens Hotel - 16 min walk
  • The Crafty Baa - 16 min walk
  • The Albert - 15 min walk

About this property


Hillthwaite puts you 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Lake Windermere and 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from Lake District National Park. You can splash around at the indoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this Victorian country house include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers say good things about the convenient parking and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 16
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room)*
  • Specific rooms only*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1899
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • An indoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00 (subject to availability)


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Reservations are required for some on-site facilities.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Hillthwaite Hotel
Hillthwaite House
Hillthwaite House Hotel
Hillthwaite House Hotel Windermere
Hillthwaite House Windermere
Hillthwaite Hotel Windermere
Hillthwaite House Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Hillthwaite Windermere
Hillthwaite House Hotel
Hillthwaite Windermere
Hillthwaite Windermere
Hillthwaite Country House
Hillthwaite Country House Windermere

Frequently asked questions

Does Hillthwaite offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hillthwaite does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hillthwaite?
As of 26 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hillthwaite on 31 Mar 2023 start from £134, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hillthwaite?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hillthwaite?
Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM.
Are pets allowed at Hillthwaite?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night.
Is parking offered on site at Hillthwaite?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hillthwaite?
You can check in from 3 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 20.00 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Hillthwaite and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and hiking. Enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or use the country house's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hillthwaite?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around Hillthwaite like?
Hillthwaite is a short 14-minute walk from World of Beatrix Potter and 15 minutes' walk from Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories. Travellers recommend the country house for its quiet location.







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10/10 Exceptional

MR SAMUEL, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful, lovely hotel, breakfast was great, service was excellent, lovely and relaxing
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jason, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stephanie, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Christmas shopping break
We were very impressed with this hotel. Would definitely recommend it and will be staying again. It was a short walk into Windermere or Bowness and so a perfect base for both. The room was immaculate and nothing was too much trouble for the amazing staff.
View from the dining room.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic weekend
Great hotel! Good staff. Very friendly!
John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Xiaotian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely accommodation amazing food and friendly staff! A very enjoyable break away
Amanda, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very relaxing atmosphere and very friendly staff.
Bernard, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful weekend
Thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay. Room was comfortable & clean . Food very good & all staff very friendly & helpful. Breakfast in the bay window with views overlooking the lake set us up for a wonderful day walking . Would definitely stay again.
Ann, 2-night trip
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