Cedar Manor

‘We arrived hungry and tired, and came away feeling relaxed, recharged and utterly spoiled. More

Contact details

Cedar Manor
Ambleside Road
LA23 1AX
015394 43192

Hotel information


10. 1 split-level suite in coach house.


all year except 17–26 Dec, 3–19 Jan.


2 lounges, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), patio, ¼-acre garden, unsuitable for disabled.

Background music

‘very quietly’, at mealtimes, in lounge and restaurant.


not under 10.


not allowed.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.


[2018] per room B&B £145–£475, D,B&B £235–£565. Set dinner £35–£45, à la carte £45. 2-night min. stay at weekends preferred.

Other reviews

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘We arrived hungry and tired, and came away feeling relaxed, recharged and utterly spoiled.’ Visitors celebrating a special occasion in 2018 at Caroline and Jonathan Kaye’s ‘impressive’ small hotel ‘felt welcome from the moment we walked in’. ‘The room was exceptional, the meal superb; the hosts made our stay memorable.’ ‘Caroline and Jonathan always go the extra mile’. Pleasing touches return their small Lake District hotel to its roots as a Victorian country house retreat, from the locally crafted furniture to replacing used water glasses in the bathrooms (‘a dying service’). Local produce feeds long-serving chef Roger Pergl-Wilson’s ‘imaginative menus’, which might include beetroot-and-liquorice-marinated gravlax with kohlrabi-fennel coleslaw; aubergine and chestnut tagine. Each of the ‘superbly appointed’ bedrooms is different, with a canopy bed here, a four-poster there; some overlook the eponymous Lebanese cedar through ecclesiastical windows. Morning is welcomed by a sturdy Cumbrian grill; locally smoked haddock with hollandaise and a poached egg; American-style pancakes – all cooked to order. (Pauline and Stephen Glover, and others)

Special offers

£199 per Night Midweek Break Special Offer

From Sunday 20th January 2019 Cedar Manor is offering a fantastic dinner bed and breakfast package on selected rooms. £199 per night for 2 guests sharing a double/twin based on a 2 night minimum stay. Sunday to Thursday inclusive. (Extra nights also available at £199 dbb or £130 b&b only). Selected rooms are – Langdale, Crinkle Crags, Miller Ground, Wansfell and Coniston. Supplement of £50 per night for Friday and Saturdays. Supplement for Bowness Junior Suite – £75 per night Supplement for Orrest Head Suite – £100 per night Supplement for Coach House Suite – £175 per night. This offer will run until Saturday 30th March 2019 and is for new bookings only. How to book – please ring 01539443192, choose your dates, payment in full in advance. Terms – non-transferable or refundable and sorry but there is no cancellation or amendment available. Your room will be allocated dependent on how busy the hotel is during the promotional period. Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.

10% discount voucher

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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Cedar Manor
Ambleside Road
LA23 1AX

Guest comments

'We stayed in the newly renovated Windermere Room which was stunning. The four- poster bed was luxurious and the room was beautifully decorated . The whole hotel was gorgeous and in a perfect location being only a five-minute walk into town. Jonathan was a charming host. Breakfast was delicious - I recommend the pancakes! ' - Stephanie Dawson - April, 2017
'I wanted peace, good food and a romantic luxurious setting. It had a stylish vibe. Our room (Bowness) was amazing, newly done, stunning, with lake views and a huge, comfy bed. A walk-in shower with mood lighting and a spa bath. The candlelit dinner was the best meal we've had out, and our table was decorated with happy birthday and anniversary confetti. The staff and owners were lovely. ' - Katey Martin - April, 2016
'The very nice, hands-on owners were always about and clearly work well with their excellent staff. The interior cleverly combines period features with a pleasing modern design providing a high end luxury feel. Breakfast was served - a pleasant change from ubiquitous buffet. Dinners excellent, with a good choice of seasonal dishes and locally sourced produce. Exceptionally good sandwiches for a day’s walking. The bedroom had excellent bright lights for reading. ' - Stephen Glover - March, 2016
'An excellent small hotel. Very comfortable room with an excellent shower and bath. Excellent food and excellent service. ' - Richard Ward - February, 2016

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