Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Lakes Hotel & Spa

Our hotel is perfectly situated with views of Lake Windermere, just a short stroll from the bustling village centre of Bowness-on-Windermere and the boats that travel the length of Windermere, making it easy to visit Ambleside, Brockhole, Wray Castle and Lakeside without a car. The Lakes Hotel & Spa was previously called the Burnside Hotel & Spa. The hotel has some of the best on-site facilities in the area, half of the rooms with hot tubs on private balconies, an on-site spa with poolside seating and a bar, stylish restaurant and cocktail bar, bike hire, wakesurfing and paddleboading. Our concierge has many planned walks that you can take straight from the hotel gates. In the Lake District, The Lakes Hotel & Spa is 30 minutes’ drive from the M6. Shops, boutiques and restaurants in the centre of Bowness are a 2-minute walk away. Windermere train station is 10 minutes away and we can arrange for our Bentley to collect you from the station. With everything on our doorstep there’s no need for a car. This is our guests' favourite part of Bowness-on-Windermere, according to independent reviews. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip. We speak your language!

This is our guests' favourite part of Bowness-on-Windermere, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Lakes Hotel & Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Aug 2009.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Bowness-on-Windermere, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
and
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 bunk beds
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
2 bunk beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 bunk bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Coral
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I’ve how spacious our room was and how close it was to the spa - being 8 months pregnant walking too far has become abit of a chore so it was lovely that everything we needed was close together! The asian restaurant mizumi was absolutely...
  • J
    Jordan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    so happy with our stay i booked this for my wife as a birthday surprise as we stayed last year and had an amazing time we arrived early to drop the car off and they surprised us with a free upgrade with a hottub!! staff were all amazing so...
  • Emma
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It is stunningly decorated and very clean, and the location is perfect. But the main thing is the staff. Without exception they were wonderful. Polite, friendly and accommodating. Very helpful too. Special mention for Katie on reception who was so...
  • Roy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything, staff, food, spa, pool, room it was all Brilliant
  • Mark
    MaltaMalta
    Front desk and restaurant team members very efficient and always carrying a genuine smile. Good quality varied breakfast.
  • Pauline
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful hotel 5 minutes walk to centre lovely pool area very relaxing..
  • Daniel
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was very mind blowing how nice it is, the spa are is just sensational will definitely be returning again soon.
  • Sarah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Fabulous stay. Tucked away but close to everything. Fantastic food and the staff were so friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend
  • Derek
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Patrick who took us to our room was amazing, very professional, helpful, friendly and an absolute credit to the hotel. 20 out of 10. Thank you Sir, made our stay.
  • Steven
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We loved the hotel, staff, car service , restaurant and spa. Everything was exceptional

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Is the spa included?

    Good afternoon, With any type of room you book the Spa facilities are included with your stay, this includes the pool, sauna, steam room, 2 jacuzzi a..
    Answered on 30 November 2019
  • Can an Adult come with a young adult together ?

    Good afternoon, If the young adult is over 18, that should be perfectly fine. Kind regards
    Answered on 30 November 2019
  • Do the Apartment Suites have a hot tub on the balcony?

    Good Afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately none of our studio apartments or bedroom apartments have hot tubs. However you do have full ..
    Answered on 19 January 2020
  • Does the junior suite have a jacuzzi on the balcony?

    Good Morning, Our Junior Suite with Hot Tub has a hot tub on the balcony. Our standard Junior Suite does not have one. Kind Regards Hotel Reception
    Answered on 16 January 2020
  • Is it the hot tub outside the rooms?

    Good Afternoon, The hot tubs are on the balcony of the rooms. Kind regards, Hotel reception
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Hello, which rooms include a hot tub? I cannot see any rooms with them available?

    Hi Room with Hot Tubs will be re-open and available for arrivals from 17th May 2021 Kind Regards Reception Team
    Answered on 18 April 2021
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Hotel surroundings *

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British

Facilities of Lakes Hotel & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £12 per day.
    Reception services
    • Lockers
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Trouser press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Business centre
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Heated pool
    • Shallow end
    • Pool bar
    • Pool cover
    • Fence around pool
    Wellness
    • Full body massage
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Make up services
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty Services
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa and wellness centre
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Lakes Hotel & Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00 to 23:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    Check-out

    From 07:30 to 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Groups

    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Lakes Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please contact the property in advance for extra beds and children cots.
    Children under 16 years are permitted in the pool and Spa area from 08:00 to 14:00 (last entry to the pool is 1:00).
    On arrival you will be required to present the card you have made your deposit/pre-payment with at hotel reception.
    This card will be swiped for a minimum value of £50.00 plus any outstanding balances to allow charges to your room.
    Please note, unless previously arranged with Lakes Hotel and Spa, we do not accommodate any groups/parties.
    Hotel bedrooms are available to check in from 3.00pm and apartments are available to check in from 4.00pm.

    Please inform Lakes Hotel & Spa in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Lakes Hotel & Spa

    • Lakes Hotel & Spa offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Beauty Services
      • Pedicure
      • Spa facilities
      • Hair treatments
      • Swimming Pool
      • Body scrub
      • Full body massage
      • Waxing services
      • Spa/wellness packages
      • Body treatments
      • Steam room
      • Manicure
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area
      • Body wrap
      • Facial treatments
      • Make up services

    • Check-in at Lakes Hotel & Spa is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Lakes Hotel & Spa has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • The prices at Lakes Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Room options at Lakes Hotel & Spa include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Suite
      • Apartment

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Lakes Hotel & Spa on this page.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Lakes Hotel & Spa is 600 yards from the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.