Category: Suites

We are one of those luxury hotels with baths for two. Our bath tubs are huge, deep, lit with ambient lighting, have an air jet feature for a sumptuous jacuzzi experience, and they’re accompanied by lush toiletries, fluffy robes and soft towels.

Why have we spent so much time perfecting our bathrooms and all the associated touches? Because we know that a luxurious bath can make all the difference between a good stay and an unforgettable stay.

And we’re in good company, Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of Estee and Karl Lagerfeld are also bath obsessives:

“I am such a bath girl: we’ve gone to some of the beautiful hotels in the world, and if there’s a shower, I’m so disappointed.”

(We’ve got amazing baths and stunning showers, Aerin, head our way!)

“I don’t take showers at night because I take a bath when I wake up. Then I go to bed on the most beautiful Egyptian-cotton antique sheets in the world.”

(We’re happy for you to take a bath at any time of day, just like Karl – and we have gorgeous cotton sheets too).

We also know that the simple things become the solid foundations on which relationships are built. Kate Winslet said she needed to be looked after – “not diamond rings…and fancy stuff…But I need someone to say to me, ‘Shall I run you a bath?’”

Yes! That kind of gesture is exactly what we’d love our partners to make. To make it easy for them, we’ve pulled together some of our top tips for the best bath:

  • Set the ambient lighting in our luxury bathrooms and you’ll also set exactly the right mood.
  • Order a bottle of chilled champagne on ice and have it delivered to your room just before bath time.
  • Gather anything you want to take in with you so you don’t have to hop out until you’re good and ready.
  • Run the bath so that it’s deep and rich with fragrant bubbles. Start a degree or two hotter than perfect (so that you can relax for a good length of time before having to think about topping up).
  • Have toiletries close by (washing each other’s hair is incredibly intimate and soothing).
  • And hand towels too (a quick dry of hands prevents phones, champagne flutes, magazines or books from taking an impromptu dip).
  • Step in the shower for a quick wash of feet and any daily build up before you get in (so you can soak in gorgeously clean water).
  • Set up your entertainment (our TVs are waterproof).
  • Dive in and get those jets started.
  • Enjoy at your leisure.
  • Step out on to our heated floors, dry off in our fluffy towels, and robe up for the next stage of romance or relaxation.

Top tip: If it’s a pre-date night bath, put your make up on before you get in. Elizabeth Taylor swore by this trick to soften the edges of her look and create a dewy glow for the whole evening.

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There’s never a bad time for a stay here at the Windermere Suites, but there are some choice times of year to come for a luxury hotel stay – and Spring is one of them! So book now and take some time out for relaxation and discovery in the Lake District.

Our hotel is situated in the heart of Windermere making it the perfect location for our guests to go and explore. Being so close to lake Windermere, a boat trip is perfect: Windermere Lake Cruises have fabulous options from boat tours to hiring your own boat for an hour or two while you witness the beauty of the lakes from on the water.

Top tip: From the far side of the lake you can take in the panoramic views from Claife Viewing Station and visit the café. Enjoy the colours as the Rhododendrons flower along the lake shore.

A common misconception is that all the great walks in the Lake District require hiking boots and hours of effort and are on a par with a Hellvelyn. We’re here to give you an insider’s secret – spectacular views are easily available via much less strenuous routes! Try a “cheat walk” such as Gummer’s How – with easy parking and a well-marked path. The view over several lakes and fells will easily outweigh the effort taken.

Top tip: The summit of Gummer’s How looks right up the length of the Lake and is perfect for Instagram shots (your friends will think you’re seriously impressive hikers).

The Lake District is famed for its gorgeous display of bluebells, and May is the perfect time to view them in the woodland between Grasmere and Rydal Water. Why not venture a little further into The Lakes to Rannerdale where the bluebells flower in the open fields, turning the valley floor a spectacular hue of purpley-blue?

Top tip: Finish the day with locally sourced food at the spectacular Michelin star restaurant: Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume is known for it’s unique and creative dishes. This is an ideal itinerary for a proposal day too – the romance of wild bluebells combines perfectly with a truly memorable dining experience in a beautiful village!

Photo: Westmorland Gazette

Whichever option you choose, your luxury suite will welcome you back after a perfect day.

Windermere Suites are known for being luxury suites in Windermere, and part of that level of luxury is our five-star approach to interior design. Whilst we aim to make your stay with us as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, we also aim to astound you with the attention to detail in each of our sumptuous suites.

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We are lucky to have our gorgeous early 20th century traditional stone and slate building to work with; it’s this Lakeland house that we have transformed into something truly luxurious.

From the Perspex furniture and mirrors by Kartell to the snakeskin sofas and Tektura wall coverings – our interior design fulfils a lavish, contemporary look from floor to ceiling.

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We believe that all eight of our suites pack a real design punch – with luxury monochromatic colour schemes and stunning individual pieces from a range of designers such as Frank Hudson, as well as some stunning bespoke, handmade pieces.

Everything has been designed to truly wow you, from the moment you walk through the doorway, to the moment you crawl into your huge bed – we’ve thought of it all.

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At our luxury suites in Windermere, each one is different, yet they have all been made to impress. With unique items in each, such as acrylic pictures and dressing tables by Frank Hudson, you can expect your stay at Windermere Suites to be truly beautiful.

From the outside, our traditional stone and slate exterior may look unassuming, but step inside and it’s a completely different story! Our suites have been designed with romance in mind, so think huge baroque style beds, designer furniture and ambient mood lighting alongside double air baths made for sharing.

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We pride ourselves on our opulent interiors. Whichever suite you decide to stay in, we guarantee that you will fall in love with our contemporary luxe style.

If you fancy experiencing five-star interior design in the heart of the Lake District, then Windermere Suites is most definitely for you.

Not sure what a stay at a luxury suite in Windermere is really like? Why don’t you come and see for yourself? Book a stay in one of luxury suites and experience award-winning incredible interior design like none other!

As a luxury boutique hotel in Windermere, we have put a lot of thought into the monochromatic schemes of our eight suites ­– believing that the right scheme contributes to the overall feel of absolute luxury. Expect lavishness and extravagance in each suite.

Each suite is unique with its own individual palette and style – no two suites are the same, but they have all been cleverly designed to complement one another.

From the silvers and greys of the Ambleside and Bowness suites, to the white and pearlescent finishes in the Grasmere suite – we have created the perfect monochromatic interior design. Think clever, modern and luxurious with a twist of metallics, pearlescence and texture.

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Our walnut flooring creates a real sense of opulence alongside the bold, floral fabrics in dark and sumptuous colourways, as well as wallpapers in a variety of patterns from Tektura. We’ve made sure that the colour scheme of everything at Windermere Suites screams contemporary luxury.

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Based in the heart of the Windermere, step into Windermere Suites and experience a pleasing contrast from the blue and green tones of the Lake District with our seductive monochromatic interior.

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But don’t just take our word for it – the unbeatable colour schemes of our luxury hotel in Windermere have been recognised by a number of professional travel writers, including The Telegraph who described us as:

“A bold and unashamedly sexy B&B with lashings of black and silver, and huge mood-lit bathrooms that place an emphasis on relaxation and romance.”

If you fancy stepping into a world of contemporary luxury, then Windermere Suites is most definitely for you.

Not sure what a stay at a luxury hotel in Windermere is really like? Why don’t you come and see for yourself? Book a stay in one of luxury suites and experience our wonderful sumptuous colour schemes amongst many other things designed to impress!

One of things we love about luxury break in Windermere, is its prime location to explore the stunning Lake District scenery.

It goes without saying that one of the best things the Lake District has to offer is, of course, its Lakes! Even if you don’t consider yourself to be a big walker or you’re not a massive fan of the outdoors –there are still plenty of short, easy walks that will reward you with breath-taking views.

Our personal favourite at the Suites is the beautiful Tarn Hows, but don’t just take our word for it – Jet (our very friendly receptionist) absolutely loves it!

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This walk is suitable for everyone and has some unbeatable views of the Langdale Pikes. There’s no doubt you’ll be able to get that picture-perfect shot, and if you time it well, you might even catch a stunning sundowner for a magically romantic moment.

Head to the National Trust car park at Tarn Hows to begin your walk. The route itself is well-prepared with obvious gravel paths, so you won’t struggle finding your way. The short route takes around 1 hour, so it’s nothing too strenuous at all, but gives you the perfect opportunity to experience the Lake District at its finest. For an even better view, we recommend taking the ferry across the Lake to truly soak up all its beauty!

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What’s even better is that when you’re staying at our luxury hotel in Windermere, you know you have a wonderfully comfy Suite waiting for you upon your return! Why not treat yourself to a luxurious bubble bath, followed by cosy bath robes and a well-deserved gin and tonic as your post-walk relaxation? It doesn’t get much better than that!

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If you fancy staying in the heart of the Lake District with our luxury hotel in Windermere just a stone’s throw away from the spectacular scenery, then book a stay in one of our suites and explore the Lakes at its finest!

Windermere Suites is all about sumptuous, opulence and get-away-from-it-all style. As a boutique hotel in Windermere, we pride ourselves on our lavish hotel styling – we aim to wow you as soon as you walk through the door! Want to discover our secrets to achieving this luxurious boutique hotel styling?

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We put a lot of thought into every piece of furniture, every pattern of wallpaper, every LED light installation and every picture on display – everything has been designed to impress and amaze. The styling at Windermere Suites allows you to step out of everyday life and into pure luxury.

Windermere Suites is double fronted with eight suites, a large reception room and a hallway featuring original panelling from the 20th century. As one of Windermere’s top boutique hotels, we are proud of our collection of luxurious suites – three of which have patios, two have private entrances, and all of them share the same stunning interior décor, huge air baths and baroque-style beds with sumptuous bedding. You won’t find anything else quite like it!

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We believe in making a good first impression – we’ve designed Windermere Suites so that your immediate impression upon entering the hotel is one of contemporary luxe. Our stunning pendant crystal drop chandelier in the hallway reveals just this! These chandeliers are available from a trade only company as they truly are huge, but if you want to get your hands on a smaller version to wow your own visitors – ACHICA recently had a sale on designer lighting where a similar version features.

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Romance is at the very heart of everything we do and we have purposely created Windermere Suites to be the idyllic destination for a romantic getaway. From the designer beds, to the double air-baths – our boutique hotel styling revolves around love and passion, with romance being what we do best.

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Don’t just take our word for it – come and see for yourself the opulent stylings on offer at Windermere Suites! Book a stay in one of luxury suites and experience unbeatable boutique hotel styling.

At Windermere Suites, we believe that the bathrooms are just as important as the bedrooms (if not more!) – which is why we go above and beyond with the design of our bathrooms. They ensure that our hotel in Windermere is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your loved one.

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Our bathrooms are designed specifically for deep, relaxing baths for two and the most romantic, soothing lighting you could possibly imagine. With oversized double air baths in each of the suites, you can expect to have the perfect luxury bubble bath during a stay with us – just let us know, and we’ll provide the fizz!

All of our bathrooms have been designed to impress. With waterproof TVs built into Italian designer glass tiles, you can get ready for the most tranquil night in for two. Each bathroom has underfloor heating, showers with LED showerheads and LED taps – making them the most pleasurable place you will want to spend your time.

Imagine a relaxing bath in the most amazing lighting – Windermere Suites has it all. Our chromotherapy mood ambience lighting in each bathroom really sets the tone and can be altered to suit any mood. The unique, ambient lights will help you relax and re-energise.

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At Windermere Suites, we understand that the bathrooms are just as important as the bedrooms if you are seeking a touch of luxury and spoiling. We add all the extra finishing touches at our luxury hotel in Windermere – indulgent White Company toiletries, fluffy bath robes and soft towels, so you can be sure to pamper yourself to your heart’s desire.

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If you fancy a bubble bath in the most romantic and relaxing surroundings ­– Windermere Suites is most definitely for you.

Not sure what a stay at a luxury hotel in Windermere is really like? Why don’t you come and see for yourself?  Book a stay in one of luxury suites and experience a bubble bath like none other!

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A night’s sleep at Windermere Suites will leave you feeling like absolute royalty! If you want to sleep like the future King and Queen of England then look no further – Windermere Suites has the same lavish beds that Wills and Kate are rumoured to sleep in.

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We understand the importance of comfy beds, but at Windermere Suites we take this to the next level. The Alexandria range by Frank Hudson beds dominate the space in every single one of the suites with their luxurious metallic headboards. Cuddle up in an enormous bed swathed in soft sheets and snuggly duvets for a dreamy night’s sleep. With handmade, bespoke bedding, you won’t find anything else quite like it.

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Our luxury hotel in Windermere promises you beds so soft that you can definitely get your beauty sleep – you’ll never want to leave! And why should you? With breakfast served in the privacy of your own suite, you can stay and enjoy the comfort of your own bed for as long as possible.

We believe that our Frank Hudson beds are truly special, they really do make a statement and with royal approval – what more could you ask for? Each bed is handmade, has a deep mattress, luxury sheets and plump pillows – every aspect has been designed to make a night with us even more heavenly. The beds are absolutely second to none.

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If you fancy sleeping like a prince and a princess, then Windermere Suites is most definitely for you.

Not sure what a stay at a luxury hotel Windermere is really like? Why don’t you come and see for yourself?  Book a stay in one of luxury suites and sleep like royalty!

We are thrilled to announce that we have won a 2018 Expert’s Choice Award from TripExpert! As a luxury hotel in Windermere, we are proud to be able to offer a truly unforgettable stay to our guests. And to receive this professional recognition, from reviewers such as the Lonely Planet and the Telegraph, really is the icing on the cake.

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The Award is based on over 1 million reviews from different publications, and we are delighted to be placed in the top 2% of hotels across the globe. Going above and beyond is at the heart of what we do – our luxury hotel in Windermere offers an idyllic and romantic stay in a world-class landscape, an enormous bed swathed in soft sheets, and a bathroom designed to be shared by two.

The Trip Expert’s ChoiceAward is the only award that celebrates outstanding hotels and travel destinations based on the judgement of professional travel writers. We are delighted to have won such a prestigious award, and to have also been recognised as one of the best hotels in the Lake DistrictWe are committed to providing our guests with outstanding customer service in a beautiful setting.

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We hope to keep improving and keep attracting great reviews from professional travel writers. And we hope to continue receiving fantastic feedback from you, our guests – the reviews you leave on sites such as and Facebook are amazing, so thank you too!

Not sure what a stay at a luxury hotel in Windermere is really like? Why don’t you come and see for yourself?  Book a stay in one of luxury suites and experience a romantic getaway like none another.

We hope to see you soon at our award-winning suites!

The days might well draw to a close much earlier but you can still make the most of the season with a luxury winter break in Windermere – bring on lazy mornings, short walks in our stunning World Heritage landscape, and long evenings full of good food and drink.

Here are our five top tips for loving winter in the lakes:

1. Winter breaks are perfect for long, luxurious lie ins

Waiting for the day to warm up is the perfect excuse for an easy start to the morning. Make the most of our huge beds and soft, sumptuous bedding. Order a piping hot Cumbrian platter, which is served in the privacy of your suite at your chosen time, and ease yourself into the day at a relaxed pace.

2. A luxury break in Windermere means stunning winter views

Take your pick of spots to enjoy the winter light. This time of year delivers some of the most spectacular views in the Lake District. A low sun peeking through the trees will provide you with an impressive picture-perfect moment, so make sure you have your camera at the ready. Whether you choose to explore Windermere, Derwentwater or Bassenthwaite, you’re guaranteed to enjoy breath-taking scenery – and you might even be lucky enough to see the surrounding hills dusted with a layer of snow.

3. Match the shorter days with shorter walks

There’s something deeply satisfying about wrapping up warm and embracing the cold weather. Get your hats, scarves and gloves at the ready and step outside for an enjoyable walk in the Lake District. It’s the perfect time of year for less demanding strolls. And well-timed shorter walks mean you’ll also catch the earlier sunsets.

4. Make a roaring open fire part of your luxury Lake District break.

The Lake District certainly isn’t short of pubs with roaring open fires and a friendly welcome. They are an ideal place to warm up and refuel whilst you’re out and about. Discover some of the fantastic local ales and dip into tasty seasonal menus. With plenty of charm and character, some of our favourites include The Wild Boar, The Hole In’t Wall and the Elterwater Inn.

5. Add a special evening out to your winter stay in Windermere

Of course, shorter days mean longer nights, and an opportunity to make the most of the evening scene in the Lakes. If you’re more of a night owl, the bars, clubs and theatres are sure to become a highlight of your stay. Baha is Windermere’s newest super-venue and it showcases live music six nights a week. There’s certainly a lot more to the Lake District than lakes!

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