8 Best Luxury stays in the Windermere Area as selected by the guys and gals here at Visit Windermere in January 2021.

Be it a B&B or a luxury hotel there is a great selection to choose from around Windermere. Here are our top picks of the 8 Best Luxury stays in the Windermere Area. We hope you get the chance to stay in one or more of them as they are all amazing properties.

1. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
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With amazing views of the lake and the surrounding fells this hotel is the perfect place to enjoy The Lake District. Although it is only a 4 star hotel their excellent facilities will keep you enthralled throughout your stay. There are 2 restaurants to choose from so you are sure to find something you like in one of them. Probably the best located hotel in Windermere.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

2. Cedar Manor Hotel

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Located on the outskirts of Windermere and set in its own grounds Cedar Manor Hotel is a great place to stay. With 10 individually designed luxury rooms and a gothic Victorian feel you are sure to enjoy a stay here. All rooms come with luxury cotton sheets, Nespresso machines and much more. A real gem in the heart of the Lake District.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

3. Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House is set in 21 acres of its own grounds and boasts 25 luxurious rooms and suites. Some with hot tubs and private gardens. The Lake House is 1 mile away and has 5 fabulous detached lodges each with their own espas, stone tubs and saunas. For a truly luxurious stay then one of their Lake House lodges are the place to stay. Beyond luxury! Definitely worthy of a spot in the 8 Best Luxury Stays around Windermere.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

4. Linthwaite House

Linthwaite House
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Linthwaite House is located on the top of a hill overlooking Lake Windermere. With dramatic views everywhere you can take in the scenery from every room. The luxurious rooms and suites are individually designed and decorated in a contemporary fashion. Their outdoor space contains entertainment such as boules or a giant chess board so there’s plenty to keep you busy here. One of Windermeres best located hotels making it a truly magical place to stay in The Lake District.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

5. Cragwood Country House Hotel

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Set in 20 acres of landscaped gardens on the edge of lake Windermere Cragwood Country House Hotel is 2 miles from Windermere Village. Set in a grand Edwardian Country House with breathtaking views. The rooms here are elegantly decorated and feature many modern ameneties. With casual and friendly service and stunning views guest will leave here feeling refreshed and relaxed. With over half a mile of Windermere lakeside frontage to use you will undoubtedly enjoy your time here. they have an onsite restaurant serving delicious food or enjoy a meal on the terrace. The choice is yours.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

6. Rothay Manor Hotel

Rothay Manor Hotel
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Situated on the outskirts of Ambleside in the Lake District Rothay Manor is a delightful place to stay. With a 3 AA Rosette restaurant and a full recent modernisation this hotel is sure to delight. They provide friendly, welcoming and attentive service in this elegant country house hotel. With loads of little touches to make your stay perfect you will definitely fall in love with this Lake District hotel.

Take a look at their Trip advisor reviews here.

7. Storrs Hall Hotel

Storrs Hall
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Storrs Hall sits directly on the banks of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. Set in 17 acres of grounds this grade 2 Edwardian manor house has 30 well appointed rooms and suites. Having undergone a recent restoration this Windermere hotel is now in a class of its own and deservedly earns its spot in the top 8 places to stay in Windermere. The onsite 2 AA rosette restaurant is a true foodies delight and sure to impress all who dine there.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor Reviews here.

8. The Samling Hotel

The Samling Hotel
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Set in 67 acres of its own grounds this upscale hotel is on the outskirts of Windermere Village. An elegantly luxurious Lake District hotel, sitting above Windermere with extensive views south and west. Offering exceptional Fine-Dining, and one of the world’s best wine-cellars, backed by discreetly attentive service. The restaurant is a must if you stay here as it is one of the best in the area.

Take a look at their Tripadvisor reviews here.

We hope you like our selection of the 8 Best Luxury Stays in the Windermere Area. Feel free to leave a review on our website should you stay in one.