The Willowsmere

Ambleside RoadWindermereLA23 1ESUnited Kingdom
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About The Willowsmere

Built in the 19th century, The Willowsmere is a Victorian Guesthouse featuring beautiful landscaped gardens, two guest lounges and access to a variety of leisure facilities at a nearby property.

Non-smoking guest rooms feature complimentary toiletries, climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, television, DVD player, hair dryer and en suite bathroom.

Services offered at the hotel include a sun terrace, free parking and access to leisure facilities, such as an indoor pool, sauna and solarium, at another property that is located nearby.

The option to have either a full English Breakfast or buffet breakfast is available each morning.  The Hotel also offers vegetarian dishes and features a well-stocked cellar with a variety of whiskies.

The Willowsmere is located close to Lake Windermere, Lake District National Park, World of Beatrix Potter and Lake District Visitor Centre.  Windermere Station is a 10-minute walk away and guests enjoy a range of outdoor activities, such as golfing cycling and hiking, in the area.


Ambleside Road, Windermere, LA23 1ES, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)43575 | Fax: +44(15394)44962 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Positive Reviews

Staff Provides Exquisite Hospitality.

The staff at The Willowsmere is very welcoming and nothing is too much for them when it comes to the enjoyment and comfort of their guests. Guests reported that staff members are quick to help with things like providing directions, making recommendations

Delicious and Plentiful Breakfast.

The breakfast served each morning specializes in a wide variety of fresh, healthy, delicious, high-quality, well-prepared items. There is something for everyone, including vegetarians. Everything is served at the right temperature and the portions are bi

Beautiful and Clean Guest Rooms.

The large guest rooms are thoroughly cleaned everyday and everything guests need to have an enjoyable stay are available in the room or easily acquired from accommodating staff. Also reported was Wi-Fi that always works and wonderful views overlooking the

Negative Reviews

Staff are Unhelpful and Unknowledgeable.

Some staff members seem too busy to answer questions and help guests when needed and this means multiple calls have to be made to front desk in order to get things done. Also reported was staff who don't seem to be very knowledgeable about the hotel and t

Small and Lacking Guest Rooms.

The guest rooms are smaller than guests are lead to believe and there is a lack of amenities as it seems the hotel is trying to save money by providing less amenities and lower-quality toiletries than they did in the past.

There is a lot of Noise Around the Hotel.

Guests reported that there is a lot of noise around the hotel mostly coming from the high level of traffic that passes by and noise from other rooms.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 119 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
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9.2 out of 10 based on 119 reviews