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Ewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice little hotel, clean and cosy, usually I wake up with my neck killing me from a hotel bed. This time I woke up with now crick in my neck and no back ache. A great nights sleep. The best part of the hotel was the staff they were so welcoming and so attentive. Would definitely stay here...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cojib We are all very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Travelling can certainly be a stressful experience for frequent travellers, so we are particularly pleased to read your comments concerning our comfortable beds and pillows. I am very pleased that you enjoyed a comfortable, and great night's sleep! Thank you for awarding us 5/5! We hope...

Boskoop, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Windermere Hotel is a nice family owned hotel near to Victoria Station. I stayed in one of the appartments and it is really a great place to be. A comfortable place with makes you feel at home. The Windermere Hotel is place to return again.

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear André Thank you for sharing your feedback. It is always extremely rewarding for us, when our guests tell us that they feel at home with us, as this has always been our motto, and ambition in these almost 30 years that we, The Hambi Family, have owned and run The Windermere. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...

Henderson, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the lovely Windermere Hotel! It was in a great, yet quiet, location and close to Victoria Station. The staff was superb, the full English breakfast was a great filling start to our long days of sightseeing, and the rooms were modern and clean. Such a wonderful place!

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robyn Thank you for choosing to stay at The Windermere. It was lovely to meet you, and I am very pleased that we were able to accommodate your family of 4. We are a 19-bedroom boutique hotel. Our Family Suite (consisting of two interconnecting rooms) is ideal for a family of 4 who prefer not to book two separate...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I just returned home from spending three nights in London at the lovely Windermere Hotel. The hotel is conveniently located near Victoria Station in a quaint residential neighborhood away from the busyness of the station. We started each morning there with a fabulous complimentary breakfast which exceeded my expectations and returned in the evening to a...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kaugdahl Thank you for choosing to stay at The Windermere, on your recent trip to London. It was a pleasure welcoming you and your family, and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and appreciated the little touches, extras and gestures we love to provide; such as complimentary filter water and luxury bathroom amenities. Our...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just stayed at the Windermere for a week, with my two daughters. And we can't wait to be back. The staff were extremely friendly and efficient. The owners were always present and treated us like family. On thanksgiving they offered the guests home baked pumpkin pie at reception! The rooms are individually decorated, clean, with super comfortable beds,...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria Thank you so much for sharing this review of your most recent stay at The Windermere. Thank you for always choosing to return to us each time you visit London. It is always a pleasure to welcome you and your daughters. It is very rewarding when our guests appreciate and notice all the "little details" too, such as...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted that this hotel was literally just a quick walk from B.Palace and the Victoria train station. The hotel itself was very clean, their staff very helpful and breakfast's very tasty...the only negative was that the room was very small with a very narrow shower. General opinion was very good.

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janeyb519 Many thanks for sharing your feedback with us. It is lovely to see that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Windermere. I am unable to determine your name and reservation from this review, but I do hope that you will stay with us again. Please contact us directly to discuss your accommodation needs. We have a variety...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we planned the trip my bf said we have to stay at the Windermere; it's a wonderful, family-run hotel near Victoria station. It exceeded my expectations. The rooms are nicely appointed, showers with plenty of hot water and good water pressure. Breakfast is included, hot/continental - a rarity. The staff is friendly and can't do enough for you. I'll...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear amazingsushi Thank you for choosing to stay at The Windermere. It is such a pleasure to see that you enjoyed your recent stay with us; especially our comfortable guest rooms, delicious complimentary breakfast and friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming you again. Please contact us when you are ready to make a booking, so that we may provide...

London, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on my first trip to London. Excellent, helpful staff. Perfect location to walk to many major tourist sites. Beautiful room. Great food. Wi-Finworks well. Easy check-in and check-out. Will stay here again!!

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dawnologue Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Warmest regards Emily Hambi Co-Owner, The Windermere

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a way, I chose Windermere Hotel becouse the name remembered me a play by Oscar Wilde: „ Lady Windermere's Fan”. Suprisingly, I have descoverd a reflection of XIX th century background in that edifice. It is a quiet and elegant place, well-handled by a nice stuff. The room is very clean, adorned in delicat colours, the bathroom has a...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Doina Thank you for sharing your comments here on Trip Advisor; we truly appreciate it. It is such a pleasure to see that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and that you appreciated our style. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again to The Windermere, London. Warmest regards Emily Hambi Co-Owner, The Windermere

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time we entered the front door to the time we left everyone was helpful and very pleasant. The location allowed for walking to many sites and easy access to Victoria station. The included breakfast was the best I have had while in London, we also decided to eat a the restaurant one night and had an excellent meal...

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Dear bwmoulton Thank you for your most kind review. It was a pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to The Windermere. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for commenting on our Windermere Brasserie also. It is lovely to see that you were able to enjoy both breakfast and dinner with us. We look...

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Pimlico
Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
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  • Free Breakfast
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The Windermere is an award-winning boutique hotel, of enormous charm and character, where the atmosphere is relaxed, the welcome is friendly and the service is personal. Located at the heart of one of the world's finest cities, in a small residential corner of this bustling city, we are just a stone's throw from some of London's main attractions including Buckingham Palace, Parliament, Harrods and the River Thames. We are only 7 minutes walk from Victoria Station. Our envious location, charming style and friendly hospitality, attracts guests the world over. The Windermere is a family run business, with two generations of the Hambi family currently running The Windermere, alongside a highly competent and friendly team. * Free high speed Wi-Fi. * Elevator. * Air-Conditioning. * Excellent complimentary breakfast. * Wonderful brasserie open for dinner (AA Dinner Award 2015). We look forward to welcoming you to "Your Home Away From Home". ... more   less 

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Address: 142-144 Warwick Way | Victoria, London SW1V 4JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico , Victoria
Price Range: £122 - £193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Windermere Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Hotel Windermere
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#76 Luxury Hotel in London
#163 Romantic Hotel in London
#170 Business Hotel in London
#176 Family Hotel in London
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“Great family room on the top floor - two bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles robyno856, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The back is likely quieter, we faced the street. Some rooms bathrooms that are a bit tight!”
 of 5 bubbles amazingsushi, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“avoid the street rooms”
 of 5 bubbles DoinaC, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Noise isn't a big issue, but for the very sensitive the street-side rooms may be a bit active during weekday mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles FearlessFred, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have walking difficulties ask for a room on the same level as the lift stops as there are a lot of stairs .”
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