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On the edge of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, Merewood Country House Hotel was built in 1812 and retains many original features. In 20 acres of landscaped gardens, this hotel offers free on-site parking and Wi-Fi.

Each room has private bathroom facilities with bath and shower and complementary toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities.

In addition to breakfast, Merewood Country House Hotel offers an extensive restaurant menu showcasing regional produce such as Cumberland sausage, locally caught trout and Cumbrian cheeses and chutneys. Afternoon tea is also served at the hotel.

The hotel is 6 minutes’ drive from the center of Windermere. Among the area’s attractions are the Lakes Aquarium at Newby Bridge, Windermere Steamboat Museum and the World of Beatrix Potter.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Merewood Country House Hotel has been welcoming guests since Nov 25, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • What do you charge for dog ?
    Dogs are charged at £20.00 per stay.
    Answered on 10 March 2020
  • Could you tell me if dogs are allowed in the dining room please? If not, what arrangements do you have?
    Good Morning, Yes dog are allowed in the hotel. Unfortunately they are not allowed in the dining room, we do however allow you to eat in the lounges/b..
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • You allow dogs in your hotel not happy they cannot come and eat with us our dogs are rescues dogs so can’t be left in room discusting
    Good Morning, Not sure where you have attained the information but you are able to eat evening meals or breakfasts with your dogs in the lounges and ..
    Answered on 17 November 2019
  • Hello I’d like to book a twin, wheelchair accessible, is this possible please Thank you
    Hi, Sadly we don't have any accessible rooms or a lift to our rooms, as they are all on floor 1/2. Our sister Hotel Cragwood do have the accessible ..
    Answered on 3 April 2021
  • Which room to choose for 2 adults and 2 kids?
    Good afternoon, the only room we have that can accommodate 2 extra people/ children is our ultimate lake view room 5, but this room is quite frequent..
    Answered on 10 May 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    The Merewood Grill or Fine Dining Restaurant

    Food: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Merewood Country House Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish

House rules

Merewood Country House Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 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

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Merewood Country House Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The use of guests' own cooking equipment within the hotel is strictly prohibited.

Please note that for bookings of 3 rooms or more, a 50% nonrefundable deposit is required.

For all bookings of 4 nights or longer, a nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the total price is required.

Pets are welcome by prior arrangement and include a charge of GBP 20 per pet per stay.

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

FAQs about Merewood Country House Hotel

  • Merewood Country House Hotel is 2.2 miles from the center of Windermere.

  • Check-in at Merewood Country House Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Merewood Country House Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Family

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

  • Merewood Country House Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Guests staying at Merewood Country House Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Merewood Country House Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Merewood Grill or Fine Dining Restaurant