The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant
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... like) job on the outside of a house with chippings. I retreated to the pub for free wifi and watched the new Noah movie on the internet which started out kicking ass and slowly turned Eh. It was like a book that ended at page 400 but still had another 100 to go. The mood brightened when I started chatting with Nicolette and played the “Tell me something I don’t know about you game.” I shortly after ran for the hills screaming and losing a little more of my ...
Denise at Gates travel said she'd get back to me with potential deals for hotel and flights. that was on Saturday, it is now Tuesday and she's not got back to me yet. I so want to get this holiday booked so that I can start planning. I'll ring her tomorrow. In the meantime, I've spoken to three other travel agents, all of whom are checking hotel prices and ...
Lattendales Guest house is just as we remember it from staying here 25 years ago - we booked it out of nostalgia but it's still an excellent B&B with Doreen and Mike being great hosts. It would have been rude not to have the full English breakfast which set us up for the day inc fried bread and Cumberland sausage! We decided to try and make a local church service and the little Methodist service within the shared church hall (with the Anglicans) at 9.30 was ...
I've just spoken to a lady called Denise at Gates Travel in Kendal. She is looking for hotels and flights for us, for our trip to New York. Our main requirement is that we have a hotel that looks like a hotel, with a canopy at the front, and is ...
Steve : 6 days of riding together and it could last on longer!!! Three wanted to see the Tour De France and three wanted a lie in. Three riders set off at 6am to be in Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales by 11am to be part of the TDF experience. Three others took the opportunity of a short day to prove that it is possible not to be ready before 10am, alledgely. The town of Hawes had made an amazing effort to decorate itself and the surrounding peaks, and the atmosphere ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant Windermere
Fantastic long weekend, excellent newly fitted room & bathroom, clean, good service by friendly staff. The resturant serves good fresh food.
Good value, should be in a higher rating. The owner Colin more than helpfull.
Will stay again when in the area.
We visited Windemere early this year, and stayed at the Riverside Cottage, owned by the Glenburn Hotel. What is not made clear is that the cottage lies behind the hotel, at the end of the rear car park. To reach it, you must drive through a narrow "tunnel", past the kitchen and the garbage bins. Fine during the day, but with no lighting at night, it was a bit difficult to get in and out.
Hotel was OK , the rooms were a little shabby and dated. Breakfast was acceptable, however the evening meals were poor: Chicken breast with greasy melted cheese on top (not browned) accompanied by lukewarm jacket potatoes sprinkled with died herbs. One suspects that the budget per dish is very low. We got the impression the Hotel operates on a very low budget in terms of spend per guest on both food and accomodation. We left after one night cutting our losses from a two night booking which we had paid for in full!
Stayed for 2 nights, 24th-26th Feb. We had a family room, very spacious with full size bunk beds. The room was very clean, with good furnishings and ample bathroom. The only minor fault would be the floorboards which were rather noisy above us, but didn't cause us major problems. We ate in the restaurant on the Friday evening, good locally produced food, nice pre-dinner ( + Coffee afterwards ) bar area. The service from the waitresses was excellent.
We rented the 3 bedroomed cottage which is situated at the rear of the hotel. It has 2 double bedrooms & 2 bunk beds. Whilst situated just off the main road it is in a pleasant location next to a running stream (safe for children as not directly accessible). The cottage is of modern construction, central heating with electricity included in the tariff along with fresh clean towels. There is a table, chairs and BBQ area at the rear which we envisage would make for a very pleasant summers' evening eating al-fresco.
Having travelled from Wales for my second visit to The Lake District , i stopped at the Glenburn Hotel purely by chance --- and was given a verry pleasant welcome by the management and staff .
We stayed at this hotel last year and taking up an offer off of Teletext. We checked the website and it looked OK. We paid extra for a better room.
On arrival we queried the room as it did in our mind justify a premium. We were told that we did indeed have the premium room. The furnishings were looking very jaded and well past their prime. The bathroom toileteries were also very "cheap".
We unfortunately opted for the inclusive Dinner each evening. The service was very slow and the meals did not live up to expectations. There was definitely cost savings measures in place as the Baileys was definietly missing from the Bread and Butter Pudding!
Loved the Hotel
Just got back from a 3 night dinner b&b package at the Glenburn hotel in Windermere, the evening meals are very good, well cooked & the menu changes every day, the room we had ( room 7 ) was very nice with lots of room.
The staff were very nice and welcoming.
It is well worth a visit & i will go back on my next visit.
We have just returned from a trip to the lake district, and stayed at the Glenburn Hotel in Windermere.
I must say that this is a great hotel to stay at, based close to the lake only a short walk, the hotel restaurant is surperb serving fresh honest food far better than you would expect, good service, and rooms far better than you would expect for the hotels rating. In all a most enjoyable stay, we will visit again.