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The Samling Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
The Samling Hotel
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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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South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room ( junior suite), the service, and the attention to detail were all very good, but the food was bizarre.Usually a one star Michelin restaurant will balance quality, technique,creativity and finally, memorability. Here it was memorable, but for the wrong reasons because the creativity was over the top. When one flash freezes a pate de foie gras, then use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the samling via a secret escapes holiday. We had an outside room which was amazing! Right next to the hot tub which we took full advantage being our wedding anniversary 18:6! Before we set off at the last minute we decided we needed to take out daughters dog with us (bear) and the hotel was more. Than... More 

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Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked The Samling on a Secret Escapes deal to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We booked a Junior Suite, which essentially was a cottage on two floors with the bedroom and bathroom upstairs and a delightful lounge downstairs. The Suite was beautifully equipped and very comfortable in every respect. A full Sky system was available on both floors and we... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the midst of competition from many boutique hotels in the Lake District The Samling still retains its own distinctive level of service. From afternoon tea in the gardens to the thoughtful decor throughout this is a place to stay if you appreciate the nicer things in life. Dinner, served in their well deserved Michelin restaurant, is a delight. Its... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a couple on the 26.06.15 and found it most enjoyable. Location is good and we had excellent views from our room, Tyan. Jose the Manager was very friendly and helpful. The room was large and had everything we needed. Having read other reviews we found the room well decorated, with a large bathroom and ample REN products... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Bothy suite on Friday 26/06 with our dog. The rooms could do with a bit of TLC but this did not detract from the fabulous stay. The bedroom was big with a door taking you onto a private patio with a amazing view of the lake. The bathroom was big and the lounge offered great views, but... More 

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paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place last summer. The house is huge, the service very warm, people very attentive. Few rooms aside from the touristic activities of the Lake. Perfect. Our romm was on the lake view, wide, white; very nice. And there is Jacussi in the middle of Garden. Very calm too.

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Cheshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home after a splendid stay at The Samling Hotel, Windermere. Upon arrival we were greeted by the receptionist who courteously explained the drill..... We were going to be lodging in Doves Nest Cottage and directed us with our car as there was private parking beside the cottage..... Hose the receptionist met us there and showed us around whilst... More 

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Cumbria, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Sampling for 1 night on a dinner bed and breakfast rate. The room, food and service were exceptional from the off. You can opt to have your breakfast in your room at no extra charge which is a nice touch. There's not a lot more to say that already hasn't. If you're looking for somewhere for a... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Samling for just one night as part of our 50th wedding anniversary trip. We had booked through Secret Escapes so did not pay the full rate. Our level of satisfaction would have been less if we had paid the advertised amount. It is an absolutely gorgeous location and has lovely grounds (for which the gardener should really... More 

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