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The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 20 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
england uk
2 reviews
“A lovely hotel in the Lakes.”
Reviewed 27 October 2012

very nice hotel,staff lovely.The breakfast is great ,very clean and tidy.we stayed for three nights on the 22 oct on arrival at the hotel the owner up graded us to a room with a spa ,this was a lovely gesture and it made my stay special. Helen L Liverpool

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glenglen, Owner at The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review, 30 October 2012
Thank you for the lovely review. It was my pleasure to upgrade you on your return visit to the Glenburn. If an upgrade is available I will always oblige. I am so pleased this made your stay with us extra special. See you again soon.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Really nice hotel, stayed 20th and 21st oct in room 4 with a 4 poster bed and jacuzzi bath, very clean and comfortable, nice little touches of sparkling mineral water and guides of windermere. Breakfast was very nice and fresh (inc in room price) more than i could eat ;-). Staff were all excellent very friendly and polite. I would like to say a very BIG THANK YOU to the lovely owner (sorry forgot your name) who searched the room for my rings after we had checked out, i would reccomend this hotel and would love to return very soon, xxx

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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glenglen, Owner at The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review, 26 October 2012
Thank you for your review. It was a relief when the rings were found as my husband thought he may have bundled them up wiith the laundry. He would never have found them on top of the glass. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to seeing you again at The Glenburn
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

Just got back from spending a lovley time at the Glenburn Hotel, was looking for a bit of R&R for myself and Girlfriend as had a crap 12 months with family issues and needed a bit of time away to re-charge battiers and found the Glenburn website rooms looked lovely so off we went.
Stayed there for one night on 22nd October in room 4 a four poster deluxe which was excellent good finishing touches jaccuzi bath lovley tilled bathroom flat screen tv clean and very well maintained.
Booked DBB (dinner bed breakfast ) food was to a good standard fresh well presnted a little heavy on balsamic on my starter which was tempura batterd prawns as it had sweet chilli sauce with ..didnt really need balsamic my girlfriend had goats cheese tatlet which was lovley homade tatlet cheese nicely glazed and both starters nice and hot.
For mains i had the lamb shank which was a good size present on a bed of creamy mashed potato with a lovley mint gravy was cooked to perfection , my girlfriend had the sirloin medium rare with pepercorn sauce a nice side dish of seasonal vegetables cooked perfectly still with a bite and broccoli green and not over cooked.
For dessert we had the sticky toffee pudding which was very good just the right amount of dates and seeped in a lovley toffee syrup very good winter comfort food service was very good the waitress who had only been there 3weeks was very polite and efficient only one thing puzzeled me thwere was butter on tables but know bread rolls offered.
had a good nights sleep in a very comfy bed room a little warm but turned heating down to control this and made a plesnt atmosphere.
Breakfast was good a nice size prtion with cunbrian sausage and served hot and was not swiming grease very well presented and a good selection of from the cold buffet again was the same waitress as the night before very good service.
I would re-visit the Glenburn and recommend this Little Gem in the lakes to my friends and family

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glenglen, Owner at The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review, 26 October 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write your review it must have taken you a while. Thank you for the great description of the food, you even had my mouth watering. Got to admit the Sticky toffee pud is lovely. It comes from a special recipe which was given to me a long time ago by the head chef of a well known hotel on the shores of Ullswater ... I was told to keep it a secret of course. Sorry about the bread rolls don't understand why you were not offered. I love the words " Little Gem " makes the hotel feel so special. Thank you
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Glasgow
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

Turned up on spec looking for twin room for 2 nights - B&B originally booked was unsuitable. Shown to lovely airy, bright clean room with modern fixtures. Very reasonably priced. Very friendly and informative staff. Had a lovely weekend. Would return.

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glenglen, Owner at The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review, 26 October 2012
Thank you ladies for your kind review. It was a delight to have you both stay with us. We look forward to your return.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

We stayed here after deciding to go on a last minute one night stay to the Lakes. The hotel was one of the few that allowed a one night stay rather than the minimum 2 night. On arrival the 2 ladies on the desk were very informative, polite and hospitable. We stayed with our 4 year old daughter in a family room. The room was clean. Breakfast was very nice with plenty to choose from. The hotel does have lots of stairs so it may not be the place for you if you have mobility problems. Lovely position to walk into Bowness and Windermere.

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

A good place to stay if you're looking for home comfort in a clean, welcoming environment. Reasonably priced and offering a central location between Windermere and Bowness.
The young polish waitress on the evening of Saturday 6th October was exceptionally good despite being very busy, single handedly waiting on all the tables.
A very enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Edinburgh
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Reviewed 30 September 2012 via mobile

Booked a last minute overnight at the glenburn, from booking to checking out it was incident free. The room was as described and the evening meals plentiful and tasty. The hotel sits between Windermere and Bowness, both within walking distance. Didn't meet the owners but all staff were friendly and attentive. Bed was v comfy, not the biggest room (18) but big enough. If you are using the jacuzzi bath make sure the jets are facing down, I didn't check and ended up having an impromptu shower. Only minor point was the shower, massive shower head was let down by the water pressure so it took a long time to wash hair, but just a small thing. Would have no hesitation staying again.

Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant
Address: Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Windermere
#12 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#13 Family Hotel in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Glenburn Hotel & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Highly acclaimed non smoking hotel with free leisure facilities, just 5 minutes walk from Windermere, new deluxe rooms with jacuzzi spa baths & rain showers, four poster beds, family rooms, self catering cottages, free parking, great restaurant & bar, just totally refubished to a high standard, outstanding in every way. ... more   less 
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