Hotel Hillthwaite House (Windermere, United Kingdom)


Hotel Hillthwaite House (Windermere, United Kingdom)

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.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Thornbarrow Road, LA23 2DF, Windermere, United Kingdom

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 838  reviews from:
  • Location
    Excellent  8.9 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.3 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.7 / 10

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.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Terrace
  4. Porter service
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Boat rental
  2. Bike rental
  3. Golf course
  4. Horse riding
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
  1. Accessible parking
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


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

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