Our hotel is perfectly located with views of Lake Windermere, just a short stroll from the bustling village center 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 center 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' favorite 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!

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located 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
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
1 king bed
and
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 bunk beds
1 king bed
and
2 bunk beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Dheeraj
    India India
    The room was spacious with a double bed and two singles in the opposite room. The living room was nice and had a great large screen television with smart features. The windows were automated and felt premium. The carpets and space was very clean....
  • Sally
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I absolutely love it here. Best hotel by far. Great location. Staff excellent. Roof top bar is so nice and relaxing.
  • Julia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff, the concierge the Bentley trip into town the upgrade the service above all the friendliness of all staff Great choice for breakfast

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      British

Amenities of Lakes Hotel & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Spa
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £12 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Lockers
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Safe
    General
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Elevator
    • 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
    • Fenced pool
    Spa
    • Full-body massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Makeup services
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

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

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    From 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of GBP 50 is required on arrival. That's about USD 63. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

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

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't 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
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    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.

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

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

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    A damage deposit of £50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about Lakes Hotel & Spa

    • Lakes Hotel & Spa has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

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

    • The prices at Lakes Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Lakes Hotel & Spa is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Lakes Hotel & Spa is 1,800 feet from the center of Bowness-on-Windermere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Lakes Hotel & Spa include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Suite
      • Apartment

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

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

      • Spa
      • 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
      • Makeup services