Windermere Hotel Wins Gold Small Hotel of the Year 2010

Gilpin Lodge hotel in Windermere are delighted to be the winner of this year’s Small Hotel of the Year 2010 at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence.

Online PR News – 21-June-2010 – – Gilpin Lodge Hotel Windermere have been announced The Small Hotel of the Year 2010 winner at The Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010 ceremony organized by VisitEngland and held in Brighton on Friday night. The finalists were selected by a panel of tourism industry judges which included previous Gold winners, travel journalists and industry experts.

Barney and Zoe Cunliffe were delighted to receive the award on behalf of the Cunliffe family, and longstanding team whom have been running this Lake District, Relais and Chateaux hotel, since 1987. Having won Cumbria Hotel of the year in 2009 and Northwest hotel of the year in 2010, Gilpin was shortlisted with 2 other England based hotels for the award. Gilpin were judged on their excellent standards of hospitality, which combines family-run hospitality with relaxed but professional service, contemporary designs in a stunning location 2 miles from Windermere.

Gilpin Lodge Hotel Windermere has undergone considerable investment over the last few years with all areas having undergone exciting new interiors whilst remaining warm and comfortable and includes 6 garden suites, each with private gardens and hot tubs. Whilst the family remains fully owner-operated, Tom Lewis joined as General Manager in 2010 and was formally General Manager of the Le Manoir. The announcement also coincides with the immanent launch of the Gilpin Lake House, a 6-suite hotel with Spa set on a beautiful private lake in 100 acres of grounds and woodland within half mile of Gilpin and designed for the ultimate relaxing retreat.

Based on 2 sharing, rates are per person per night including 5-course dinner, full English breakfast and Windermere Hotels accommodation from £145. For further information visit or call 015394 88818.

The Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010 celebrate the best of English tourism. They promote healthy industry competition and high standards, helping to ensure England's place as a world-class destination. and sponsored by the Caravan club.

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