Cedar Manor

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Dating back to 1854, Cedar Manor holds three AA Red Stars, which indicate "excellent levels of quality" and "outstanding levels of hospitality and service"
  • This Lake District retreat provides "five-star levels of service and comforts, and a classy, contemporary edge", according to The Daily Telegraph
  • Lake Windermere and the town centre are both less than 10 minutes' walk away

Enjoyed This
"Wet & windy outside but warm & welcoming inside the hotel. Stayed in the Crinkle Cragg room - small but perfectly formed. Spotless hotel throughout with lovely owners & staff. Great location. Would highly recommend."
24 Feb, 2020 - Preston, UK
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Cedar Manor, which has a picturesque location 10 minutes' walk from Lake Windermere, holds three AA Red Stars -- which means the property has Inspector's Choice status and offers "excellent levels of quality" and "outstanding levels of hospitality and service". The hotel is the highest ranked in Windermere on TripAdvisor, and is described by The Daily Telegraph as having a "classy, contemporary edge".

This is an excellent spot for walking -- Lake Windermere is less than a quarter of a mile away via a nearby bridle path and the town centre is less than 10 minutes' walk away. Ambleside is a 10-minute drive in the other direction; a bus stops right outside the hotel gates. The property has storage for bikes if you are bringing your own.

Built in 1854 from local slate, Cedar Manor has 10 rooms which are named after nearby lakes and fells, including Coniston, Windermere and Langdale. The furniture in the "exceptional" (Good Hotel Guide) bedrooms is made by local craftspeople, and all rooms include a fridge with fresh milk for tea and coffee.

In the mornings, a cooked breakfast is whipped up to order by owner Jonathan. The bar is a pleasant spot for an afternoon or pre-dinner drink, with a good selection of local ales, whiskies and gins available. A lounge menu is available daily between 4-8pm for a selection of bar snacks including cheese and meat platters, halloumi fries and potted shrimp.



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra beds are not available.
Cot not available.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(52 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.7 Rooms
4.9 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Wet & windy outside but warm & welcoming inside the hotel. Stayed in the Crinkle Cragg room - small but perfectly formed. Spotless hotel throughout with lovely owners & staff. Great location. Would highly recommend.
eileen 24 Feb, 2020 Preston, UK
Enjoyed Most
So many thoughtful little touches and attention to detail. Couldn't find a single negative thing in our stay. Lovely
Barbara 24 Feb, 2020 Whitehaven, UK
Enjoyed Most
We had a wonderful time. Great location, lovely rooms, good service and a fab breakfast.
C 23 Feb, 2020 Wakefield, UK
Enjoyed Most
Nice welcome. Lovely room. Great staff. Excellent breakfast. Nice lounge and bar area.
Jonathan 21 Feb, 2020 Wallsend, UK
Enjoyed Most
Lovely couple of days. The proprietors are friendly and helpful. We will stay again
Other Comments
So good we booked another night
Jayne 19 Feb, 2020 Telford, UK
Enjoyed Most
An excellent hotel,spotlessly clean very friendly staff ,close to Windermere shops and restaurants. I would heartily recommend this hotel.
Barbara 14 Feb, 2020 Llanfairfechan, UK
Enjoyed Most
Faultless. Exceptional small, cosy hotel with extremely high standard of cleanliness and facilities. From the welcoming arrival, gorgeous room and lounges and unbelievable breakfasts this is a very special place. Could not be more perfect and the attention to detail elevates Cedar Manor into my top 10!
Lesley 13 Feb, 2020 Lytham Saint Annes, UK
Enjoyed Most
Very welcoming and professional. The easiest stay I've ever booked. Would highly recommend.
Jordon 10 Dec, 2019 Camberley, UK
Enjoyed Most
Lovely first trip to the Lake district. The weather could have been better to fully appreciate the bus tour around the area albeit the last day was beautiful and I was able to visit lake Windermere and the boat trip blew away some cobwebs. The hotel was very calm and peaceful and its location is excellent for the railway station and the upper town. The lake itself is an easy straight walk about a mile and a half away with lots more eateries and shops but the choices nearby were also very good and buses do run up and down. Loved the extra personalised touches and the chocolates were very tasty as was breakfast. The TV reception was jumpy which may have been weather related but a lovely place to spend a weekend.
sarah 10 Dec, 2019 Bangor, UK
Enjoyed Most
Lovely old house very well renovated. The rooms are beautiful and the staff friendly and couldn't be more helpful. The location is perfect for visiting the Lake District and within easy walking distance of the shops in Windermere.
Other Comments
We felt very much at home and had a lovely stay to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Very much look forward to revisiting.
Denise 06 Dec, 2019 Isle of Man, UK

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