Hillthwaite House

Thornbarrow RoadWindermereLA23 2DFUnited Kingdom
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About Hillthwaite House

Nestled against the mountains and natural beauty of Windermere stands the stately three-star Hillthwaite House Hotel.  Enjoy phenomenal panoramic views of the Lake District horizon from the terrace of this superb, family-owned locale.

Rooms vary in size and amenity at the Hillthwaite House Hotel, each individually designed with elaborately stunning décor. Most feature lake and mountain views. Upgraded rooms also come with bathrobes/slippers, complimentary wine, newspapers, and bottled water.

Hotel features include free secured on-site parking, free unlimited Wi-Fi throughout, a heated swimming pool and sauna, lavishly furnished lounges, and a stone-flagged terrace.

A hearty English breakfast is included in all packages. Dine on-site for full-menu fare in the restaurant or bar/lounge, with an extensive wine list. Room service is also available.

Don't miss nearby attractions of Lake Windemere, Sailing Dinner Cruises, Crags Adventures and Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, all within twenty minutes' drive of the hotel.


Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)43636 | Fax: +44(15394)88660 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Bell service
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Stellar Location & Views.

A wonderful setting awaits here, both within the building itself and the surrounding area.  The breathtaking nature of the grounds invites a stroll, and the journey to Bowness is about a ten minute walk for those inclined.  The views over the lake from th

Cosy, Clean Rooms.

Lovely, well-appointed rooms with pleasant decor, large beds and outstanding jacuzzi baths.  The reception staff is always glad to show other rooms available at check-in and discuss possibilities for upgrading.  (Go for the larger ones if you can; these a

Tasty Vittles.

The quality of the food is remarkably high in the restaurant, and both breakfast and evening meals are equally of superb standards.  The wait staff is excellent.  Of priority in selection is the steak, always premium.  Don't pass an opportunity to have dr

Negative Reviews

Long Waits.

The hotel appears to struggle with a large number of guests on full booking; you can expect to wait up to an hour for a cooked breakfast and possible longer for evening meals.

Cold, Shallow Swimming Pool.

Some found the pool to be freezing and small, without sufficient depth for a decent swim.  Others enjoyed it without complaint.  Mixed reviews.

Beware of Steep Incline .

It's a fairly significant climb to the hotel door if you don't have a car or are the least bit disabled.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 576 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 576 reviews