Overlooking Lake Windermere and the Langdale Pikes, the Craig Manor is 5 minute walk from Bowness. The rooms have modern decor, en suite bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Many rooms have lake views. Craig Manor offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. It was built as a private residence in 1848, while the bar and lounge provide coffee and drinks. Windermere Railway Station and the town center are 1.2 miles away and Craig Manor is just 10 minute's walk from Lake Windermere itself.

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

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Property highlights

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
1 large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Katie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Room was well equipped with Everhthing we needed and nice extra touches (delicious fresh cookies!). The bar and breakfast buffet were great. A short walk to Bowness or around a 20 minute walk to Windermere town. Staff were all so helpful and...
  • Family
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Brilliant location, modern decor, breakfast was spot on
  • Lorraine
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    What a lovely well kept property. Short walk to centre. 10mins down to lake front. Staff all lovely, especially the big guy on reception. Very helpful. Brunch food was delicious, as was breakfast. Great choice. Room was lovely and clean. Bathroom...

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Rum Nicky
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options

Facilities of Craig Manor
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Craig Manor takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 22:30

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


From 07:30 to 11:00



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

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Craig Manor accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that all bookings for 5 rooms or more will be charged in full on the day of booking. The payment is non-refundable.

Deposits will not be refunded for bookings cancelled over public holidays, Christmas or New Years Eve.

Please note that Craig Manor Hotel only has a few dog-friendly rooms. A maximum of 1 dog per room is allowed for an additional charge of GBP 15 per night. Please call the hotel to check availability before booking.

Guests with children should call the hotel before booking to check availability of family rooms.

Please note that the card provided will be pre-authorised 48 hours prior arrival.

Half-board rates include an allowance of GBP 28.50 per adult, per night, which can spent on dinner.

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.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Craig Manor

  • Craig Manor is 650 yards from the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Craig Manor has 1 restaurant:

    • Rum Nicky

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

  • Craig Manor offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness

  • Guests staying at Craig Manor can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Craig Manor include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at Craig Manor is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.