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The Lifeboat Inn

Ship Lane, Thornham PE26 3LT, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 Thornham B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Pamandbella Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in room 14 ground floor - a little tired looking but clean and comfortable. The Inn is set in wonderful surroundings close to the sea - would have perhaps liked a few leaflets letting you know of short walks from the property - however the staff were able to point us off to a couple of good walks and... More

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just arrived home after a fabulous weekend stay at The Lifeboat! We we thoroughly looked after & spoiled by the wonderful team, all staff were extremely pleasant and catered our every need! The food was delicious from breakfast to dinner we were stuffed. Our Room was delightful clean & airy with a huge sumptuous bed. Found ourselves snuggled... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic weekend break. From the moment we arrived to the time we left we were treated like friends of the family. All of the staff were friendly, helpful & efficient, the waiting staff knew their stuff & the assistant manageress was quick to check that we we're happy with everything. The setting right on the North Norfolk Coast... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for a weekend stay at the beginning of March and had a lovely room but going past some of the rooms we were lucky as not all rooms were as nice as ours,we thought the place was very nice. In the deal we brought it included breakfast and a 2 course evening meal we did really enjoy the... More

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Norfolk, England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in the area we've been to the Lifeboat many times. This time was for a meal for a family birthday. Although we were booked to but the table wasn't prepared and two tables had to be put together while we waited. Service was very variable and quite amateurish at times. Food was very good, but the menu lacks excitement.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a special voucher for the weekend. Been here before a number of time for a bar meal and enjoyed it. The reception and staff could not have been better. They are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. The hotel is very quaint as it is an old smugglers inn on the North Norfolk coast. It is part of the Marco... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy staying here, our dogs are always genuinely made welcome, they love to relax by the open fire in the bar area whilst we love to sample some great food and traditional ales on offer. All of the staff we encounter always seem friendly, some of the team have worked at the hotel for over 20 years which... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I along with our small dog have had the pleasure of staying at the Lifeboat Inn only for one night we wish it could have been longer but what a great time . The hotel staff led by Helen did us proud nothing was to much trouble for them the room was very clean and tidy. The... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a short midweek break on a voucher to try out this MPW hotel. Unsure what to expect, having only dined at MPW in Birmingham and read mixed reviews of the location, we were pleasantly surprised. A vast carpark, good signage to find the place, inviting decor and warm open fire in reception were matched by the warm welcome by... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a Living Social deal and given the mixed nature of the reviews weren't sure what to expect. First pleasant surprise was our room, room 14 which was set away from the main building and had a little separate courtyard which was handy for the dog. The pub itself, the main building, is a lovely... More

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Also Known As:
The Lifeboat Hotel
The Lifeboat Hotel Thornham
The Lifeboat Inn Thornham, Norfolk
Address: Ship Lane, Thornham PE26 3LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thornham
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Thornham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn's original character has been carefully preserved throughout. The Inn contains several unique areas such as our very popular rossetted restaurant, the friendly and welcoming lounge with a lovely open fireplace, the bright and warming conservatory and our traditional, history soaked bar. ... more   less 
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