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Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1AX England
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 16/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 20 hotels in Windermere
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
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Cedar Manor is located on the outskirts of Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. Built in 1854 as a private country house retreat, the hotel now provides luxurious accommodation, with stunning suites and double rooms all individually interior designed with locally hand-made furniture. Offer a fantastic breakfast featuring the best local produce such as Cumberland Sausage, Bacon and Lancashire black pudding. (gluten free options also available). Also offering a quintessential Afternoon Tea, a must for all visitors. Cedar Manor is an ideal base for those wishing to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery, wonderful walks and wealth of leisure facilities Windermere and the Lake District National Park have to offer. Set in mature walled gardens dominated by the ancient cedar tree, the hotel feels peaceful and secluded, yet is just a short stroll away from the shores of Lake Windermere and the centre of Windermere village.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Radio
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Christopher E wrote a review Nov 2021
Greater London, United Kingdom34 contributions17 helpful votes
Caroline and Jonathan, who own the hotel, are very welcoming and efficient. They are also fun to chat with. My room was characterful and warm with a view of the hills and an attached sparkling bathroom. Breakfast is excellent and the hotel is very well placed for both Lake Windermere and the town centre. I would be very happy to return.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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John McAdam wrote a review Jun 2021
Aldergrove, United Kingdom12 contributions8 helpful votes
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Myself and my wife were fortunate enough to stay at this beautiful boutique hotel. Our two night stay was part of a celebration for my wife's birthday. The property is spotlessly clean and very tastefully appointed. The hosts Caroline and Jonathan could not have been better. I particularly enjoyed Jonathan's sense of humour. The breakfasts were excellent. I would thoroughly recommend Cedar Manor and if I am in the Lake District in the future I would not consider staying anywhere else. Many thanks for your hospitality and attention to every detail. John and Margaret McAdam.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 7 Jul 2021
Thank you very much for reviewing your recent celebratory stay at Cedar Manor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the room and had a laugh with Jonathan! We look forward to welcoming you back on future visits to the Lake District. Best wishes Caroline and Jonathan
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bill19702021 wrote a review Nov 2021
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From check in to afternoon tea (afternoon tea not to be missed!) nothing was too much trouble. Even with the terrible weather storm we had, Jonathan spearheaded our rescue from Henrock restaurant, when the restaurant could not get a taxi to get us back. Definitely over and above our expectations. The Coach House was an indulgence that was well worth the treat.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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josh987654321 wrote a review Nov 2021
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom13 contributions8 helpful votes
My wife and I have just returned from a long weekend stay at Cedar Manor and I really couldn’t recommend it enough. A beautiful hotel, incredibly clean and lovely rooms. The bed was huge and extremely comfortable. The breakfasts and afternoon tea were delicious. The hotel is located a few minutes walk into the town centre and is a great place to explore from. We were both blown away with the beauty of the area and can’t wait to return. We will definitely be staying at Cedar Manor when we do.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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carpediemavi wrote a review Nov 2021
Guildford, United Kingdom20 contributions7 helpful votes
We booked for afternoon tea to celebate our wedding anniversary. Our host was charming and so helpful; so when he realised my vegetarian wife will eat some fish he quickly conjoured up an extra smoked salmon sandwich. The tea was an absolute delight and treat. Everything was beautifully presented and tasted as good as it looked, from an amuse bouche through delicious sandwiches to scones and cream and delicious pastries. A true Wow. We will be back
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Date of stay: October 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$185 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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cedar manor hotel, cedar manor windermere
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictWindermere
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cedar Manor
Which popular attractions are close to Cedar Manor?
Nearby attractions include High Street (0.4 km), Thuline Studio - Gallery (0.4 km), and Cookhouse Gallery (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cedar Manor?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Cedar Manor?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Cedar Manor?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Cedar Manor?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cedar Manor?
Conveniently located restaurants include Afternoon Tea at Cedar Manor's Restaurant, The Windermere Speakeasy, and The Smith.
Is Cedar Manor located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Windermere.
Are there any historical sites close to Cedar Manor?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Townend (3.4 km), Blackwell - The Arts & Crafts house (4.3 km), and Bridge House (6.4 km).