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The Lifeboat Inn

Ship Lane, Thornham PE26 3LT, England
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Ranked #3 of 4 Thornham B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just stayed at the lifeboat inn at Thornham and thoroughly enjoyed it.. The room was a nice size and ticked all the boxes, bedside lights,a place to write,tea making facilities,hair drier,lots of cupboard space,wonderful shower and heated towel rail. The staff were wonderful and must mention Finola ( very nice lady ), young George and Jamie were brilliant... More

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Leicester, England
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43 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights on a living social deal which gave us a three course meal each night as well as bed and breakfast. The food was delicious and plentiful in all cases although service was sometimes a little slow. The menu doesn't have any vegetarian dishes on it but we were told that there is a separate vegetarian... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the lifeboat with my partner and dog. The location is beautiful and great for long walks. The room was really nice and although we had been warned it might be a bit noisy as we was above the bar we found it very peaceful. Dinner was great and I had prawn cocktail and steak followed by cheese and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking forward to dinner at the Lifeboat, historically it has always been a great place to eat. This was not a good experience, the service was extremely slow, not enough staff and tasteless food. My husband ordered the fish and chips, which was adequate, I ordered the salmon fish cake, it was awful, dry, not... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed for 5 nights at the Lifeboat at Thornham. One of our reasons for choosing it was that it is one block inland from the main coast road so that there is very little traffic noise at night. The staff were, without fail, pleasant and efficient. Our room, which was kept spotlessly clean, overlooked the car park and,... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we would have an evening in Thornham big mistake 1 barman on 2 very busy bars took a while to be served a drink,After we chose our table had to go back to the bar and give the order We ordered fish/chips and Chicken/leek pie after a very long wait the food arrived and for the first time ever... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a two day deal here in early July. On arrival we were greeted by a pleasant young man in reception who was very friendly and informative. We were given room 2 which had a lovely view of the countryside with the sea in the distance. The room was quite bijou and had a tricky sloping bathroom floor however... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a long weekend at the Lifeboat last November and loved every minute of it. Since then, we've been back to Thornham three times but as the Lifeboat has always been booked (what does that tell you?) we stayed once at the Coach House / Chequers and twice at the Orange Tree. The Orange Tree is nice and the... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just returned from The Lifeboat. On arrival we were greeted by the Manager Helen, she could not do enough to help us, this was carried on by all the staff during our 3 day stay. The food in the restaurant was amazing, there is a great choice for all of the 3 courses. The quality of the food was... More

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 3 pubs in Thornham,and in our week we ate at the Orange Tree, The Chequers and the Lifeboat, we had 4 lunches at the Chequers - great Pizza and Pasta, 6 evenings at the Orange Tree and 1 at the Lifeboat. I wish we hadn't wasted our money. We are quite local and eat at the Orange Tree... More

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Address: Ship Lane, Thornham PE26 3LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thornham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Lifeboat Hotel Thornham
The Lifeboat Inn Thornham, Norfolk

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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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