Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2DF, United Kingdom
+44 153 944 3636

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About Hillthwaite

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

Featuring an indoor pool and a sauna, Hillthwaite House Hotel offers well-appointed rooms close to Windermere Lake. It is ideal for those looking to immerse themselves in nature, with the Lake District National Park just steps away.

This 5-star hotel offers free Wi-Fi, limited hours room service and a 24-hour reception. There is also free public parking on site for those with a car.

The rooms include a private sauna, a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. They all feature a ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities and a DVD player.

Hillthwaite houses The Hillthwaite Restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner and provides guests with everything they need for an enjoyable night within the hotel. A wide variety of dining options can also be found in close proximity to the property.

Windermere Railway Station is a 30-minute walk from Hillthwaite House Hotel, and for guests travelling by car there is disabled parking. Those staying at the property can also take an easy stroll to Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.

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Amenities at Hillthwaite

  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lake view
  • Telephone
  • Mountain view
  • Carpeted

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Bottle of water
  • 24-hour front desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle hire
  • Golf
  • Cycling

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool towels

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Digital access
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Pool cover


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

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Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2DF

What's nearby

  • Windermere Steamboat Museum0.6 mi
  • World of Beatrix Potter0.6 mi
  • Lakeland0.6 mi
  • Windermere Golf Club1 mi
  • Orrest Head1.1 mi
  • Holehird Gardens1.9 mi
  • Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole2.5 mi
  • Wansfell Pike4.7 mi
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing6.7 mi
  • Grasmere Lake7.1 mi



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Hillthwaite

  • When travelling from Manchester Airport (MAN), the best way to access Hillthwaite hotel is by train or bus. The most direct route is the Northern Rail towards Windermere. You can access this rail from the airport at the Manchester Airport stop, and you will get off at Windermere. From here, you can either walk to the hotel or, if you prefer, catch a connecting bus from the Bus Rail Interchange (Stop 1). Here, you can access the 599, 6, 508 or the 755; it’ll be five stops to Bowness on Windermere, a short walk to the hotel. Alternatively, you can also take the Transpennine Express train towards Edinburgh from Manchester Airport to the Oxenholme Lake District stop, from which you can connect to the bus W1 Kendal from Station Stop to Bus Station (Stand 0). The connecting bus is less than a minute away at Bus Station (Stand C) towards Keswick for 13 stops, where you’ll connect with your final bus at the Bus Rail Interchange (Stop 1), towards Bowness On Windermere to Oakleigh Guest House. From here, the hotel is a few minutes away.

  • Hillthwaite hotel welcomes all families and provides many amenities for your children to enjoy. There are family rooms offered and a hotel pool with a shallow end. At the pool, there are beach towels provided, and it is open all year. On site there are board games, puzzles, books, DVDs and music for kids. While dining, your children can enjoy the kids' meal option.

  • During your stay at Hillthwaite, you can bring your pets with you to the hotel. The hotel has a few bedrooms that are pet friendly. You will need to let the hotel know before you arrive, and each pet will incur a small fee for its stay.

  • At the hotel, there is an on-site restaurant serving meals from breakfast through to dinner. The breakfast options include a continental option of cereal, pastries, yoghurt and fruit. There’s also a full English or Irish, vegetarian, gluten-free and a la carte option. Afternoon tea is served between 12:30 and 15:30, with a variety of savoury goods, mini desserts, scones, pastries and tea. The daytime menu for lunch consists of snacks and sandwiches, pizza, sides and desserts. For dinner, there is a variety of British cuisine of starters, mains, sides and sweets. The hotel also has an on-site bar with an extensive wine list. There are special diet menus available to guests on request.

  • At Hillthwaite, the hotel staff can help you with your bags before, during and after your stay. There is a 24-hour reception desk with security that will mind your bags in the luggage storage room. This room is available both before your check-in and after check-out.

  • Hillthwaite is located at Thornbarrow Road, 0.7 miles from the centre of Windermere. Windermere Steamboat Museum is the closest landmark to Hillthwaite.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Hillthwaite.

  • Yes, Hillthwaite offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Hillthwaite offers free parking.

  • No, Hillthwaite does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Hillthwaite is 39.3 miles from Carlisle Lake District. Hillthwaite is 41.7 miles from Blackpool.

  • Yes, Hillthwaite is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Yes, Hillthwaite has a pool on-site.

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74.8 mi