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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is a beatiful spot for a peaceful luxurious break. The staff at the Lake House went out of their way to ensure we had everything that we needed to make our stay extra special. The food in the main hotel was top notch and it was a treat to be driven there and back by the hotel chauffers. We...

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Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

The Gilpin was highly recommended to us and we will now also highly recommend. All the Staff, the service and evening meal was fantastic. Yummy breakfast in totally in a totally relaxing environment. Can't wait to return very soon!! Thank you. N&L

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Me and my wife spent two nights in a Garden Suite at this country house hotel. The suite consisted of a bedroom/lounge and a somewhat large bathroom. There was also a jacuzzi pool on our private decked garden area, however, it wasn't the best of weather ofr using it so we gave it a miss and opted for the large,...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Well another special treat for a birthday, although we have visited Gilpin on a number of occasions, this time we were delighted to see some changes both in the physical structure and kitchen staff. The new entrance works extremely well and just adds that extra special greeting when you arrive, we were shown up to our suite and all our...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Returning for the sixth time to this beautiful country house hotel for a two night break. Once again we are having a fantastic time. I'm typing this sat in the hot tub of a beautiful garden suite. There are six suites in total and other hotel rooms available. The garden suites are a real treat as they are more spacious...

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1Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The Gilpin Hotel is in a fantastic location and all rooms are finished to a very high standard. Stayed in a Garden room with hot tub, lovely room overlooking the hotel and beautiful scenery beyond. Nice touches with remote controlled mood lighting and realistic electric wall fire. Sunken hot tub was good – a little small and not as comfortable...

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3Thank Lincoln H
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015

It was our first visit to The Gilpin Hotel, we stayed for one night in one of the garden suites as a treat. All i can say is wow the place is simply stunning, the staff just can do enough for you from the concierge valet parking to being show our suite the service was simply impeccable. We dined in...

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Cheshire
Reviewed 13 March 2015

My husband and I stayed Sunday night early March on the special offer Silver Package. On arrival we headed off to the spa for our inclusive treatments which were wonderful in a beautiful setting at the Lake House. At the end of our session we were given a lovely gift of Jetty spa products to take home. We then checked...

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Thank Elaine G
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The accommodations and food were fantastic. The staff was amazing. They were incredible accommodating and helpful. We were on a motorbike trip around the country and decided to spend additional time in the area based on the beauty of the Lake District as well as the fantastic experience at the Gilpin. The manager went out of his way to help...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I cannot recommend this place enough. I travel alot on business and always stay here if I can. I love everything about it including the 5 course breakfast! Treat yourself you will not be disappointed I promise!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly, unpretentious, luxury hotel set in the beautiful Lake District National Park, Gilpin Hotel & Lake House has been family owned and run since 1987. Members of Relais & Chateaux, the Cunliffe family were the proud winners AA 'England Hotel of the Year 2012', English Tourist Board Awards for Excellence 'Small Hotel of the Year 2012', the Catey 'Independent Hotel of the Year 2013', and Condé Nast Johansens 'Most Excellent Country House Hotel of the Year 2013’. When you stay at Gilpin, you’re not just choosing a bedroom, you’re choosing an interior design with fabulous fabrics, wallpapers and furnishings. We have evolved Gilpin Hotel over the last 25 years, spreading out instead of up, so that fourteen of the twenty bedrooms lead directly onto the gardens, many with private decking and cedarwood hot tubs, and all with lovely views. Gilpin Lake House is, put simply, a sanctuary, where just six suites enjoy exclusive access to 100 acres of private grounds, including a stunningly beautiful four-acre private lake, swimming pool and the new Jetty Spa. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the hotel’s stylish bar and wine cellars before dining in one of four intimate dining rooms (complimentary chauffeur provided for Lake House guests). Head Chef Dan Grigg ensures exquisite cuisine in the 3 AA rosette restaurant; the 5-course menu has plenty of choice and is a celebration of some of the finest Lake District produce and West Coast seafood. For Lake House guests, the Swedish style spa treatment room has been built to blend with the environment, raised 3 metres into the tree canopy, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake. The Jetty Spa Trail is a bespoke Spa Journey designed to gently stimulate and revive the senses. Begin with a consultation to create personalised spa products just for you. Then to the spa for a private swim followed a relaxing salt snug and a reviving salt scrub shower. Through the woods to an aroma massage (and that view), followed by green tea and appetisers on the jetty. To top it off? Champagne in the hot tub, and bespoke spa goodies to take home. The ultimate goal – a deep relaxation that will stay with you for a long time. Quiet, untouched, and devoid of traffic or people the setting instils a sense of peace and calm. There are no weddings, conferences or children under seven to disturb the peace at Gilpin, just warm smiles, fresh flowers, and friendly, unpretentious service. ... more   less 

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Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €244 - €396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gilpin Hotel & Lake House 5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Gilpin Hotel And Lake House
Gilpin Hotel Windermere
Gilpin Lodge Windermere
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Windermere, Lake District
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#1 Business Hotel in Windermere
#1 Spa Hotel in Windermere
#2 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#4 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#7 Family Hotel in Windermere
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