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The Lamplighter

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
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Ranked #15 of 19 hotels in Windermere
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
schmoosue Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

lovely relaxing hotel,central for buses,train station and walking to bowness,plenty shopping to do as well.was not deluxe room,but clean,comfy,and compact. breakfast was amazing,lots to choose from and cooked to perfection,and got lots for the price,,defo go back its so central for everything in the lake district. staff were all accomodating,and so lovely xxthank you very much xx

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Barrow Upon Humber
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having looked at the reviews of others and doing so before we stayed here, over all it didn't live up to expectations on all fronts. The reception area is just approaching need of updating and we we had to wait a while to get checked in, but when staff arrived we were treated quickly and pleasantly. Moving up the stairs... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked night stay at Lamplighter , paid 90£ for deluxe room 6, It is facing HIgh Street and is very noisy, One window is broke , can't close, other is just not double glazed and hence is very loudly as traffic flows all night and day. Room has dirty carpet and bed has no headrest , so is it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just stayed here for 4 nights and have really enjoyed our time here. The staff are very friendly and nothing is a problem. We have 2 rooms as we travelling with our son and the rooms are clean, fresh and easy to get into. If you need accommodation in the Lakes district we can highly recommended the Lamplighter.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with the family in march. We were all impressed with our rooms. Our room was massive and the bathroom wasn't far off the size of our bedroom. Ideal location and great prices. Would recommend

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Here just overnight, have eaten here but not stayed before, the welcome was heartfelt which was a good indication of what is to follow. A quick aperitif on the terrace in the sun followed by food that was tasty and plentiful. The room is superb although a bed so huge I need to text my wife to come nearer.. Everything... More

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Lamp Lighter on May day weekend 2014….. (2ND visit) Great staff, great food - with fish being the speciality – Superb – the rooms are basic, but comfortable and the location is excellent. Just a 20 minute walk to the Lake Windermere. (You must try the Triple cooked chips) If you are venturing... More

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Very nice little establishment. Stayed one night. Very good price, nice rooms very large and good large bathroom. Breakfast was very good and ate in the restaurant at night the sunday lunch was outstanding. Absolutely loved it. Good value and good service. Can't ask for anymore.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

delicious food - the chef/owner is quite talented and experienced with a background at larger hotels. Recently remodeled modern bathrooms are very nice. good location on quiet street. comfortable bed. Very English.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Had a two Night stay, ate in the restaurant first night. food was first class and (staff) family very attentive a really enjoyable meal. After the meal we were entertained by a group of Folk singers who have a regular slot and like who ever turns up on the night Joins in. great night Rooms had just been renovated and... More

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Address: High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lamplighter 3*
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Also Known As:
Oakthorpe Hotel Windermere
The Lamplighter Windermere, Lake District

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#12 Family Hotel in Windermere #14 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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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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