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The Lamplighter

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
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Ranked #14 of 18 hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two days at the beginning of April and when we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome, but was told that our room wasn't ready and had to wait about 30 mins until we could check in. For the inconvience we were given a drink. Our room was basic and clean, the bed was very... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights we had a large double room very clean and comfortable. The hotel was in a great location just a couple of mins walk to the centre, 15mins to bowness and within an arms reach of some great eateries. The hotel did have a restaurant which is apparently very good too. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate here Easter weekend and overall fantastic but disappointed with few parts. Arrived in the main restaurant and greeted by friendly male staff. Was asked to follow to be seated to find out we were in a back room with a small heater and tables arranged like some sparse back room. Felt very uncomfortable indeed. We were looked after initially... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance & I stayed here overnight on a rare childfree weekend break. After a bit of stress squashing my car into the tiny carpark we were really impressed with our huge bright & airy room. We stayed in room 6 & it was totaly gorgeous. Lovely decor & absolutely spotlessly clean. The bed was one of the most comfortable... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner have just returned from one night stay at this hotel and had to write a review to say how much we enjoyed it. After we stayed the previous two nights before at a not so nice hotel it was great to come here. We were met by James who I assume is the manager. He was... More

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Huddersfield, England
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a night here for our anniversary. I arrived on my own (partner at work) and was made very welcome. The room was a good size and very bright. We had a lovely evening out then came back to the room. It was warm and cosy. The bed was very comfortable and i was pleased to find extra pillows... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed here at the weekend for my Husbands birthday and had a fantastic stay. The rooms are quite basic, but modern decor and clean. Ecellent location over looking Windermere town centre. The staff were lovely and very accomodating. The food is the best i have ever tasted and is well worth staying just for this. will definatly recommend this... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

we stayed in room 3 a delightfull bright room that was well furnished and clean however the smell of greasy cooking lingered throughout the hotel and room all my clothing smelt like i had been working in a chip shop. i booked breakfast but i couldnt bring myself to order any food as the smell put me off however i... More

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Immingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Hotel has good size rooms which were cleaned daily .With very friendly staff from the greeting you get from when you arrive to the staff in the resturant. Excellent food from breakfast to evening meal. A real enjoyable stay will go back.

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20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Booked last minute. Easy to find and park (on their own car park). Welcomed straight away, and taken to our room. Spotlessly clean ,well appointed with a huge comfy bed! The quality breakfast was served by friendly staff in very pleasant surroundings. I'll definitely be visiting again, and would highly recommend.

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Additional Information about The Lamplighter

Also Known As:
Oakthorpe Hotel Windermere
The Lamplighter Windermere, Lake District
Address: High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
#13 Family Hotel in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lamplighter 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family owned Victorian guesthouse and pub, situated in the heart of Windermere Village and located in the heart of the Lake District. Two minutes walk from Windermere train station, just off the A591 and the perfect location from which to explore the idyllic surroundings, with local amenities on your doorstep. Offering seven comfortable en-suite bedrooms and two shower only, also attached is The Lamplighter bar serving home cooked traditional pub food and beer affording great value for money. ... more   less 
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