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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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We only went for lunch at the restaurant and did not stay at the hotel. Absolutely great experience and highly recommendable. Food and wine indeed excellent. Service very good as well and last but not least beautiful place. Very well deserved Michelin star. Best value for money of any Michelin restaurants we have ever tried.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a gift, we were presented with an overnight stay and the full Tasting Menu. Our accommodation was a beautiful apartment just a few steps from the Main Building. The tasteful décor was very pleasing, with excellent lounge area, bedroom and fantastic bathroom. To add to our pleasure, we overlooked Lake Windermere. The evening meal was 'Just Something Else'. It... More 

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DJR1000
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a one night stay at this beautiful hotel. Location is excellent; perched high on a hillside overlooking Windermere, just off the main 'A' road between Windermere and Ambleside. Its a beautiful small country house hotel, with 5 rooms in the main building, and 6 separate outside suites which are all adjacent to the main building. Our suite was absolutely... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the first time we have stayed at The Samling but it's our first review. This is a lovely place to stay and enjoy delicious food in comfortable surroundings. We stayed in Tethera which is in the main house with fantastic views of Lake Windermere. Despite the classic Lakes weather (torrential rain) we braved a trip to the hot... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is wonderful , it is well worth a visit . Our room was very opulent and had everything one could possibly need . There is a small hot tub located in the grounds , if you can brave the weather to get to it the view from the tub is great . We ate in the hotel ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family booked this hotel for my birthday. We stayed here for one night. Jack, the manager was extremely helpful from the the time I drove in. He took all our luggage to the room, and parked the car too. The room was large with a lounge and fantastic view of the lakes. The bath room was large and well... More 

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Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight on 5th March in room with view down Lake Windermere. From the moment we arrived the service was exemplary. The room, Tyan , was superb and had all that you could need for a very comfortable stay. We had the seven course taster menu which was a superb experience, with high quality cooking with a touch of theatre... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking at this hotel for a potential wedding venue. After looking online i thought it looked great, my partner rang up to book a viewing to be told that only one person can do this the wedding planner, she will ring back in 10 minutes, 2 hours later nothing and so he rang again to be told they... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night as a party of 4 for my brothers 40th Birthday, Fabulous suites, beautiful views, everything was perfect. We opted for the 10 course tasting menu, and fully deserved Michelin star, should be more than 1 michelin star. Very creative food and amazing on the palette. Staff are all so attentive from the minute you go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michelin have no idea! This was the best one star I've ever eaten inn. The staff exquisite, the place adorable, the food delightful! As a birthday treat I ate with 2 of my friends and my wife who was 5 months pregnant. The chefs were super accommodating with the adjustments to the tasting menu and non alcoholic alternatives were found.... More 

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