Wild Boar - Windermere

ex. Best Western Famous Wild Boar Hotel

Crook Road, Windermere, United Kingdom, LA23 3NFshow map
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GoodBased on  17 reviews
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Overview

The 4-star Wild Boar Hotel is set about 3.6 km from The World of Beatrix Potter. The traditional hotel is a good example of ancient architecture in Windermere.

The venue is 4.7 km away from Lake Windermere. The distance between Windermere city center and the property is 5 km.

The hotel allows quick access to a national park and parks.

Due to its location 70 km from Blackpool airport, fast access to the Wild Boar Hotel is provided.

Rooms

Wild Boar Hotel welcomes guests to take advantage of individual climate control, a mini bar, TV, a dressing area and a personal computer supplied in the rooms. They are outfitted with English decor.

Eat & Drink

The unique restaurant serves excellent meals. The venue is set next to a bus stop and 50 meters from The Wild Boar with a broad selection of dishes.

Services

The hotel offers a storage room, a safety deposit box and an elevator along with a business centre and a conference room to fulfill the needs of all travelers.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a solarium, a Jacuzzi and a sauna as well as fitness classes and a gym. Boating, hiking and cycling are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Sauna

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Blackpool Airport (BLK)40.6 mi
Carlisle (CAX)40.6 mi
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Reviews
6.6
GoodBased on  17  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    the professionalism of the staff and the overall atmosphere of the hotel, the food was excellent

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were helpful and friendly, even when stressed out by an evening powercut during our overnight stay! The food was good and the location excellent for the Lake District. The room was a little small, but extremely comfortable, except that the duvet was very hot for good sleeping ! and the bed a bit soft for our aching bones! The narrow corridor outside our room meant that we could hear footsteps going past. There are also a couple of low doorways, so watch out if you are tall! We would be happy to stay again

  • 6.6
    Good

    Very good food

    The size of the bathroom was very poor

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The food, although expensive, was absolutely superb.

    Our room was on the ground floor near an entrance and some stairs. This meant it was quite noisy.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very comfortable and homely. Refurbished bedrooms are lovely.

    Staff are ver friendly and helpful but lack the professional edge.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Restaurant facilities were fine and food was good. Although we were phoned 2 days prior to our stay to arrange a table for dinner at 8.30pm it was not ready until 8.55 pm although several tables were empty at this time. Bedside lights were unusual and very nice, freeing up space on the bedside cabinets.

    Rooms are small and bathroom was not large enough for the bath with shower. Shower unit over-complicated and unwieldly. Little space left for maneouvres or hanging bath towels etc. For this price we expected better. Room was very clean and comfortable. We do not need the overt sales practices and they did not sit well with the overall ambience of the hotel!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location just outside Windemere, but not to far to travel. Beautiful room, very friendly, helpful staff. Service was very good. The room was first class and very comfortable.

    Some of the seating in the dining area/lounge was uncomfortable and in need of updating.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location is beautiful and the staff friendly. The breakfast was excellent and the bar, in the evening, was very comfortable and convenient.

    While our stay was very comfortable, the room was tired and there was even a broken hinge on the en-suite door, which we had to attend to, before we could close it. Also, we had booked a twin room, but were given a double bed. A quick resolution was provided, but still embarrassing. We had a nice stay, but feel the room was over-priced.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The meal was excellent, and the restaurant was nicely put together.

    The room especially the bathroom needed updating, it was a good size though.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Staff were especially courteous, friendly and helpful. Room (17) was tastefully decorated.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    liked everything, lovely location, lovely room, excellent facilities liked the fact we could use low wood facilities, breakfast was delicious.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff were very professional, friendly and attentive. The food is excellent.

    We were very disappointed with the room. It was dated, basic and the bathroom was not very clean. The bed was very clean and comfortable though. We did not mention this as we knew the hotel was full and we would be unable to move rooms.

  • 6.6
    Good

    There were no problems with the room. I asked for an extra sheet on arrival and this was seen too. Staff were helpful

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    This was a lovely lovely hotel and we will be coming back.It had a very relaxed feel and the food was the best I have eaten at a hotel in years.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Staff were very friendly, well trained and efficient. Hotel location meant it was pleasantly quiet, but quickly accessable to all that the Lake District has to offer.

    Booked this hotel, specifically because they were dog friendly. The room the hotel advertised on Booked.net website had patio doors for easy access with dogs, perfect. Called to make doubly sure this style of room was available , which it was. When we got there, we were placed in a standard room, no patio doors. When I went back to reception, I was informed that such a room would be an additional cost. So I was disappointed in not getting what was clearly advertised and clearly requested for the amount advertised. Staff should be kept aware of offers on websites

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Highlights
7
GoodBased on  17 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Blackpool Airport (BLK)40.6 mi
Carlisle (CAX)40.6 mi
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