Holbeck Ghyll Country House

Holbeck LaneWindermereLA23 1LUUnited Kingdom
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About Holbeck Ghyll Country House

Overlooking Lake Windermere and just over a mile away from the Lake District Visitor Centre, the Holbeck Ghyll Country House offers elegant accommodation with 25 en-suite rooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge together with a fully-equipped spa and free on-site parking.

The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, DVD players, CD players, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers and free Wi-Fi.

Guests at Holbeck Ghyll Country House can relax with a few drinks in front of the fireplace of the hotel’s comfortable lounge or enjoy one of the specialist treatments at the on-site spa.

Fresh seasonal dishes are on offer at the hotel’s restaurant which also serves cooked to order breakfasts and afternoon tea. Light snacks and  a variety of drinks are available at the bar.

The Armitt Museum & Gallery is 2.7 miles away and the Lake District National Park is within 6 miles.


Holbeck Lane, Windermere, LA23 1LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)32375 | Fax: +44(15394)34743 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath / Hammam
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Awe-inspiring views.

Guests who requested rooms with a view of Lake Windermere and the Langdales were thoroughly impressed and said that the spectacular view was one of the highlights of their stay. Other rooms look out onto the landscaped gardens and guests enjoyed waking- u

Food to satisfy the fussiest taste buds.

The food served at the restaurant and the bar has been described as tasty, plentiful and well presented. Guests were particularly complimentary about the range on offer at breakfast stating that the food was fresh and very filling. Desserts also left a la

Elegant and well equipped rooms.

The rooms have been described as spacious and stylishly decorated with all the amenities including hospitality trays and complimentary toiletries. The bathrooms are said to be well equipped with power showers and heated tower rails. The complimentary gin

Negative Reviews

Problems with the heat.

Guests complained about their rooms feeling too hot and stuffy during the summer as there are no air conditioning units. Some windows couldn’t be opened properly which added to the problem.

Tired decor in self-catering cottages.

The decor in the cottages adjacent to the hotel has been described as quite tired with worn carpets and dated furniture. The kitchens were criticised for being very basic and old fashioned, lacking modern appliances.

Atmosphere too formal.

Some of the guests said that the overall atmosphere in the hotel was rather stiff and formal especially in the dining room where young children are not allowed. The rule inconvenienced some guests who wanted to dine with their children.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 205 reviews across the web
8.4 /10
  • Expedia
    8.6 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.2 /10
  • ebookers.com
    7.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.4 /10
8.4 out of 10 based on 205 reviews