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Hotel The Grey Walls (Windermere, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Grey Walls (Windermere, United Kingdom)

About The Grey Walls

The The Grey Walls Hotel provides comfortable accommodation on the edge of the Lake District, and within each reach of many tourist attractions surrounding Lake Windermere. Rooms at the The Grey Walls Hotel are en-suite, and feature LCD TVs with Freeview television, and tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms are non-smoking. The Grey Wall Hotel has a left luggage service, and provides guests with free Wi-Fi access and private car parking. The adjoining pub has a garden and terrace area, and guests are entitled to a reduced rate at the local Old England Spa. Breakfast is included with the accommodation and is served in The Grey Inns pub. Homemade evening meals can also be purchased in the pub, while other reputable dining options are within walking distance. The The Grey Walls is just two-minutes from Windermere Railway Station. The tourist-friendly towns of Ambleside, Hawkshead and Bowness-On-Windermere are all easily reached by car.

Top amenities

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

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Convenient for all travel links.

The Grey Walls Hotel is very easy to reach by road and rail. The nearby A591 road links directly to the M6 motorway, making travel by car easy, especially as hotel provides free private car parking. Railway travel is easy too, as Windermere Railway Statio


Friendly and attentive staff.

The care and attention paid by the staff at this family-run hotel is consistently praised across reviews of the Grey Walls Hotel. This extends to the warm and friendly atmosphere in the adjoining pub, The Greys Inn, which is run by the same family.


Dog-friendly hotel.

The Grey Walls Hotel is a dog-friendly hotel, meaning guests can bring their pet along to accompany them on their walks through the Lake District. The hotel simply need notifying in advance so that the appropriate additional charge will be made.

Negative Reviews


Some rooms are a bit tired.

Some of the rooms at the Grey Walls Hotel, in particular the rooms at cheaper rates, are reported as being tired-looking and in need of a lick of paint.


Complaints about mattresses.

While most people have a different idea of what constitutes a comfortable mattress, more guests than you would expect have complained about the beds at The Grey Walls hotel being uncomfortable, with the some calling the mattresses 'lumpy'.


No formal reception area.

The Grey Walls Hotel does not have a formal reception area which has proved to be a problem for some guests. This is especially the case for those who have arrived on an evening and have had to check-in via adjoining The Greys Inn pub, where the lack of p

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Terrace
  4. Hotel bar
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Restaurant
  7. Free WiFi (public areas)
  8. Free WiFi
For children
  1. Cot
  2. Childcare
Room amenities
  1. Fireplace
  2. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  3. Shower
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Central heating
  8. Electric kettle
  9. Radio
  10. Telephone


Elleray Road , LA23 1AG , Windermere , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)43741 | Fax: +44(15394)47546

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