Windermere Hotels

Windermere hotels and b&bs

Windermere hotels and b&bs within 20 minutes of Windermere lake shore. Including Coniston, Grasmere, Bowness and Ambleside b&b and hotels.

The area around Windermere is the most popular visitor destination in the Lake District and Windermere b&bs and hotels can get booked up at peak time. Book Windermere hotels, inns and b&bs early to get the best accommodation deals.

Windermere Hotels we know you'll love

All the Windermere hotels we recommend below have Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

a romantic luxury windermere hotel...

image of the cedar manor, a lake district hotel
The gorgeous 3* Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere village thoroughly deserves its Trip Advisor ranking as number 1 of Windermere hotels (Windermere Village). It has 10 beautiful rooms and suites and an AA rosette for its fine dining restaurant. Just a 12 minute stroll from the lake shore, the Cedar Manor Hotel is set in mature grounds and is perfect for a romantic break or for just relaxing in the Lake District. See Cedar Manor’s website >

fine dining and pet friendly hotel in Ambleside...

image of Rothay Manor Ambleside, one of the best windermere hotels
One of the loveliest Ambleside hotels, the fine dining 4* Rothay Manor Hotel is located in the village at the head of Windermere lake. It’s within walking distance of pretty much everything, both the lake and all Ambleside amenities. You’ll love this pet friendly Windermere lake hotel for its friendly service, great food, roaring log fires and 19 sumptuous bedrooms. Visit Rothay Manor’s website >

a quintessentially English Lakes hotel in Grasmere...

image of the exterior of Lancrigg, a lake district hotel in grasmere
The location and views from The Lancrigg, a quintessential English Lakes hotel, might just blow your socks off. It’s just a 15 minutes walk to the centre of Grasmere village but so, so peaceful. Formerly an exclusively vegetarian Windermere area hotel, it’s now under new ownership but still caters well for vegans and vegetarians as well as meat eaters. Go to Lancrigg’s website >

Windermere b&bs we know you'll love

All the Windermere b&bs we recommend below have Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

5* boutique Windermere b&b...

image of the house and garden at lindeth fell b&b at ambleside in the lake district
The 5* luxury boutique Windermere b&b Lindeth Fell, has a plethora of awards under its belt. AA 5* Gold award, AA Breakfast award and Cumbria Tourism Boutique Guest Accommodation winner (2018). The Kennedy family put their hearts and souls into this most tranquil of Windermere hotels on the edge of bustling Bowness. And it shows! With 7 acres of gardens, terrace and private tarn this is definitely a Windermere b&b not to miss. See Lindeth Fell’s website

a super friendly Ambleside b&b..

image of Hillsdale B&B in the lake district
Super friendly 4* Hillsdale in Ambleside b&b is right in the centre of the village. Free private parking is a huge plus here, as are your lovely hosts George and Lindsey who make your stay extra special. All the amenities Ambleside has to offer are on the doorstep, with over 70 places to eat nearby, yet it’s a peaceful location. There are just 8 beautiful and immaculate ensuite bedrooms so book well in advance. Visit Hillsdale’s website >

one of the "best kept secrets" Windermere hotels...

image of Woodlands Hotel & Pine Lodges, one of the Windermere hotels
Just a 10 minute drive south Newby Bridge of the foot of Windermere lake, near Grange-over-Sands, friendly Woodlands Hotel & Pine Lodges is a real hidden gem. Set in 3 acres of woodlands this is one of the “best kept secrets” Windermere hotels. Those in the know return year after year. Or book a pet friendly, self catering log cabin with private sauna and still enjoy all the hotel amenities. A great little find with just 6 ensuite bedrooms. Go to Woodlands Hotel on >

charm, character, culture in this Windermere b&b...

image of the porch of a lake district b&b windermere village
An interesting and individual little Windermere b&b, 1 Park Road was once a Gentleman’s residence and is full of charm and character. Breakfasts are a leisurely affair served in the dining room and freshly cooked to order. Only guests over 18 years old are accepted. It’s a lovely peaceful boutique Windermere b&b in central Windermere village. See 1 Park Road’s website >

a little gem of peace, a b&b near Windermere...

image of high fold guest house b&b windermere lake district
Back out to the countryside and another utterly gorgeous little Windermere b&b. 4* High Fold Guest House is in the tiny unspoilt hamlet of Troutbeck, just 11 minutes from vibrant Bowness and 15 minutes from Ambleside. The 3 ensuite bedrooms have king or super king size beds, the breakfasts are amazing and the views simply staggering. A little gem of rural peace. Visit High Fold’s website >

a fab location in Bowness...

image of the front of the oakfold, one of the lake district b&bs in windermere
Visitors rave about the location of this wonderfully friendly Windermere b&b, in a quiet location in central Bowness. Oakfold House is just a 5 minutes stroll to the lake and all the shops and restaurants. There are 8 luxurious ensuite bedrooms and cracking full Cumbrian breakfasts. Go to Oakfold House’s website >