Hotel & Local Info

Hotel & Local Info

The Hydro Hotel occupies a superb location, based in Bowness-on-Windermere, just a few minutes walk to the lake.  The hotel has recently undergone a £1 MIL refurbishment with the ground floor and 23 rooms and suites having a full refurbishment, many rooms have undergone a softer refurbishment and there is a continued rolling programme in place.

The hotel and the Lake District have a lot to offer and our team will be more than happy to make suggestions on how to spend your time in this wonderful part of England so please do ask us if you would like any advice. We have listed some local places of interest below to start helping you to plan your time here and there is an information stand in our reception area to advise you on everything there is to offer.


The Lakes offer a variety of options for walks, whether you prefer a pleasant stroll along the lake side or a fell-top hike for the more adventurous. Our team can offer suggestions on where to go and provide you with some leaflets about guided walks if you prefer.

Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises provide the scenic way to cross Lake Windermere taking in views of all the hills, felltops and Islands - providing different return trips to Bowness, Ambleside and Lakeside


Windermere has several bars for those of you wishing to have a drink or two during your time here, all located around the Lake itself.


There is a variety of museums to visit from the Steamboat museums or the Lakeland Motor Museum - all providing an in depth history into their specialisms.


There is so much to do we couldn't list it all - why not visit our information stand to find out more such as the aquarium, Beatrix Potter Museum, Wordsworth House or perhaps a 4x4 off road driving experience!

Contact Us

  • The Hydro Hotel
  • Helm Road
  • Bowness-On-Windermere
  • Windermere
  • LA23 3BA
  • 01539 444455
  • Reserve your room