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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
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The Samling Hotel
Ranked #7 of 19 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose the Samling because we knew where some of the chefs had come from. We were not disappointed! The menus were exciting and the service excellent. The weather was wet and very windy however we had a lovely fire in our comfortable suite which made it cosy and very warm. The wines and the service were outstanding, nothing was... More 

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Greystoke, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard good reports on the food at the Samling so tried a 1 night dinner, bed and breakfast deal .Arrived on a snowy friday afternoon and were welcomed at the door, bags whisked up to the room and car spirirted away. Our room was Tyan, a lovely double room with outstanding views over the lake. Due to the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Samling Sunday 11th Jan. From the moment we arrived on a very wet pm we were greeted by Jack who made us feel very welcome and took care of our bags , parked the car and showed us to our room which was lovely overlooking the lake and front gardens. As it was a special treat we... More 

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elsham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted on arrival by a charming young man who ushered us into the lounge and offered us tea and coffee whilst he parked the car and took our luggage to the room, it was beautifully done and almost happened without us realising, that standard of service, no pomp but almost a case of you think of something and it happens... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most wonderful location, attractive buildings and beautiful gardens make the Samling a great place to stay. The seven course tasting menu was good and the restaurant staff particularly attentive. A little T L C in our suite (manmire) particularly in the bathroom would have made our stay perfect.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

What more could you ask for? Michelin star food, outdoor hot tub with the most gorgeous views, beautiful hotel and a cosy suite of our own ( The Doves Nest ) I have to say i have stayed in many 5 star hotels around the world and this hotel for character and charm has to top the lot! The staff... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

The bedroom was lovely but the skirting boards in the en suite were dirty, there were mop marks in them, they needed a good scrub The artwork above the reception desk was obscene, showing a naked woman urinating Dinning room service was impeccable. The food was good, however there was far too much use of truffles. Not everyone likes them.... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Booked a one night break, had a seven course dinner which was fantastic, room great and staff really help full and nothing was too much trouble, breakfast in bed was amazing! We would recommend this hotel and the views are fantastic.

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Cleator, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Birthday treat for both of us.Arrived mid afternoon after spending sometime at Hayes garden centre not far from the hotel. Having parked to the front of the hotel we were met by a member of staff who advised we were staying in one of the rooms outside the main building and would need to park around the rear of the... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As a present we were bought a voucher for a one day stay at the Samling. Decided that it was a long way to come for one day and didn't want the hassle of moving so tagged on two more days. The evening meal was quite an experience with solid CO2 as part of the effects with real showmanship and... More 

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Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Samling Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Samling Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Samling Hotel
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Windermere
#6 Romantic Hotel in Windermere

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