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The Lamplighter

3.0 of 5 High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
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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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York, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to find and a lovely stone clad building from the outside. Nice small reception area and quirky stair cases to the rooms. Room was very big but strangely had 2 big single beds pushed together to make a double! Not complaining as bed was very comfy and spacious but was just a bit strange feeling 5ft away from the... More 

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just spent a wonderful weekend at The Lamplighter Dining-Rooms in beautiful Windermere. We had reserved a table for dinner but unfortunately due to traffic and accidents we arrived after service had ended...no problem!! the chef kindly stayed late to ensure we could dine on arrival. Our room was spacious, clean and warm, We were given a choice of where to... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grubby hotel, grubby rooms , couldn't wait to leave, I did tell staff what was wrong with the room but nothing was done about it. Seems to me that if the hotel is in a prime location they get away with substandard rooms. Breakfast was okay.

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SueTasker, Owner at The Lamplighter, responded to this review

Dear Tracey R, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences whilst at The Lamplighter and in the first instance I would apologise most unreservedly. I have not been made aware of any issues faced by our guests in some time now and can assure that should these issues have been bought to my attention, they would... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
35 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building but on entering was disappointed that there was no formal reception and decor was very bland.Had to ring a bell for attention.Owner arrived who was very welcoming and carried the bags upto our room.I had arranged to have flowers in the room for my mum.The flowers were beautiful and just what I had asked for along with a... More 

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Cheshire
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111 reviews 111 reviews
27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wishing to eat at the Lamplighter and it being a "Restaurant with Rooms" I booked a room, only to find the restaurant was closed. Making a bed and breakfast judgement, I have to say it was ordinary, good bed, pity the shower room/ toilet had a fixed window and a none working extractor and none functioning mirror light..Breakfast was poor,... More 

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SueTasker, Owner at The Lamplighter, responded to this review

Dear Patrick075, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences whilst at The Lamplighter and I would in the first instance apologise for the issues that you faced whilst with us. I would point out that we do clearly state on our website the opening and closing times of the bar and restaurant and again immediately on... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a two night stay at The Lamplighter and it was excellent. The car park was free and a bonus as the streets around seemed a little busy. We did however miss it the first time due to the one way system. Our room (number 2) was spacious, warm and very clean. The bed was huge... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for New Year (Room 7). We arrived on the Tuesday 30th December. Our room was clean and comfortable with a spacious bathroom - shower was a slight disappointment hot although more pressure to the water flow would have been a bonus. The weather was not too good so our room was very welcoming after a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just stayed in the Lamplighter this weekend and had a most enjoyable stay. The food was gorgeous and of a high quality and the staff were both very professional and friendly. The rooms looked recently decorated and were very spacious and clean. Spoke to a couple in the bar on the Friday night that return every year and... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

The hotel has been recently modernised, I believe - the rooms are good. Very clean and up to date. Being honest compared to the latest Hilton Doubletree they aren't quite as nice - but that's a 5 star hotel which you'd pay twice the price. So for the price and the location the hotel is great value. The food wasn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had a great stay at The Lamplighter. Room (no 3) was spacious, clean & had character. Breakfast was lovely in a nice dining room & great location close to the bars and restaurants. It's only a 20min walk to Bowness or £3.50 in a taxi one way. Would stay again.

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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*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Oakthorpe Hotel Windermere
The Lamplighter Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Windermere
#14 Romantic Hotel in Windermere

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