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In beautiful Lakeland surroundings overlooking an idyllic brook, Glencree is situated between the villages of Bowness and Windermere. With free parking and free Wi-Fi, it serves hearty breakfasts cooked to order. Guests can swim in the property's off-site pool. Bright and warmly furnished, rooms at Glencree are individually designed and feature en suite bath or shower rooms with free toiletries and a hairdryer. A flat-screen TV is featured in every room, along with tea and coffee-making facilities. Some rooms enjoy scenic woodland views. The shores of tranquil Lake Windermere are only a 10-minute walk away, while the village centres Bowness and Windermere are both 15 minutes away on foot. The area is surrounded by stunning fells to explore, and Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth, is 15 minutes’ drive away. Breakfasts are all made from high quality local produce, with a selection of traditional full English breakfasts or vegetarian and continental options.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

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

Free private parking available on-site


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large 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

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
9.5
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Carole
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Everything. It was gorgeous. Excellent attention to detail. Very clean. Loved the furnishings.
  • Nicola
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Within walking distance of the lake and shops modern rooms easy check in friendly and helpful staff breakfast was fab
  • Hermione
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Absolutely loved the property, lovely staff, breakfast was 10/10. The room was gorgeous!!

Property surroundings

Facilities of Glencree
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Indoor swimming pool
    Wellness
    • Fitness
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness centre
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Glencree takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:30 to 19:00

    Check-out

    From 09:30 to 10:00

     

    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 older than 3 years are welcome.

    Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    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

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and older are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Solo Cash Glencree accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

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

    Please note that hot food and takeaway food is not permitted in the bedrooms at Glencree.

    The rooms can not accommodate additional guests to the listed occupancies of the rooms.

    Please note check in between 13:00 and 15:00 is only possible by prior arrangement.

    Please note that the pool is located nearby and is not on-site.

    Please inform Glencree 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.

    FAQs about Glencree

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

      • Fitness centre
      • Hiking
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Spa facilities
      • Swimming Pool
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area
      • Steam room
      • Fitness

    • Room options at Glencree include:

      • Double
      • Suite

    • The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from Glencree. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Check-in at Glencree is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

    • Glencree is 700 yards from the centre of Windermere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.