Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Elegant Gilpin Hotel & Lake House features fine dining and suites with sumptuous interiors, set amid the scenery of the Lake District. The shores of Lake Windermere are just over 2 miles away.

All rooms have Lakeland views, with most rooms featuring direct access to the gardens. The suites feature their own hot tubs, and the lodges include private spa facilities, including rainfall showers and steam rooms. The Gilpin Lake House offers 6 suites with private access to gardens, a lake and a spa.

The hotel offers 2 on site restaurants. Guests can choose to dine at the 1-Michelin star awarded main restaurant, Hrishi. Dishes feature local Lake District produce with an Asian twist. Gilpin Spice provides the other dining option, with an open kitchen that creates meals from across the Indian sub-continent.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House has been welcoming guests since Oct 19, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 king bed
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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
  • Hi before I book want to ensure the room will include a private hot tub outside is this correct ?
    The only room types that have a private hot tub are Spa Lodge and Garden Suite
    Answered on 23 October 2019
  • Please can you tell me if you have any dog friendly rooms and if so which ones are they?
    Yes, we have 2 x dog-friendly rooms in our Garden Suite category located at the main Gilpin Hotel. To ensure that these rooms are available please con..
    Answered on 7 December 2020
  • Do you serve afternoon tea for non residents and what is the cost
    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately, we are still unable to offer anything to nonresidents at this time. Warmest regards Leonie
    Answered on 23 August 2020
  • As far as the suites /lodges are concerned which one do you feel is the best /most luxurious ? This is a treat for a 50th birthday
    The Spa Suites are the newest addition to our room types so they do offer a more modern and finer finish. However, the spa lodges are equally as unique.
    Answered on 10 March 2021
  • Do you have a car park
    Yes, we have 2 carparks onsite.
    Answered on 18 September 2022
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Hotel area info *
2 Restaurants On Site

    Hrishi (Michelin One Star Restaurant & 3 AA Rosettes)

    Open for: Dinner

    Gilpin Spice (2 AA Rosettes Restaurant)

    Food: Asian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:30 AM - 10:30 AM


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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 7 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 7 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Gilpin Hotel & Lake House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The Property has a firm policy of no children under 7 years of age.

Hrishi (Michelin One Star Restaurant & 3 AA Rosettes) : Closed from Mon, Jan 09, 2023 until Tue, Jan 10, 2023

Gilpin Spice (2 AA Rosettes Restaurant): Closed from Mon, Jan 09, 2023 until Tue, Jan 10, 2023

FAQs about Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

  • Gilpin Hotel & Lake House has 2 restaurants:

    • Gilpin Spice (2 AA Rosettes Restaurant)
    • Hrishi (Michelin One Star Restaurant & 3 AA Rosettes)

  • Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is 1.7 miles from the center of Bowness-on-Windermere.

  • Room options at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

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

  • Gilpin Hotel & Lake House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa facilities

  • Guests staying at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte