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The Samling Hotel

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Birmingham
Reviewed 11 November 2013

I feel I should post separate reviews for restaurant and hotel experiences, but can see the Samling is reviewed primarily as a hotel. However, this is a extremely rare beast, in our experience, as it achieves high standards on both fronts. We're used to the rooms attached to wonderful restaurants being something of an afterthought, or the food at a...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed in a suite with amazing views along lake Windermere - we sat drinking our tea at our window watching the sun follow a dark Autumn storm chase up the water -and then went down to a wonderful meal, vegetarian for us, full of flavour and fascination. The meal, served by attentive but not intrusive staff, had humour which...

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1Thank anna h
Leeds
Reviewed 4 November 2013

This was a night away without children, dog, to forget about what is not as we want it and remember why life is so damn good. Great room (classic Yan with no lake view but we knew that) food amazing (two words engraved forever - 'frozen mojito'), service (with a welcome touch of humour) spot on..... so why 4/5. It's...

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1Thank Mark R
Hazlemere
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I was about to start by saying how this place has not been awarded a Michelin star beats me...... But I note it just has ! A brilliant place, the tasters menu was superb, the room fantastic, the service top notch. I always try to balance these reviews with a "BUT". Ermmm. Nope can't think of one. Ahh, hold on,...

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3Thank RichardHazlemere
yorkshire
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We recently spent an evening at The Samling with a group of friends. The rooms were all excellent and we partook of the gourmand menu. Culinary perfection. The staff were very attentive, but never intrusive. A perfect weekend.

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1Thank smith1dv
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We attended for afternoon tea and had a great time. We had our own space in the library great attention and lovely food and tea. Beautiful cakes,open sandwiches and delicious scones. It was great value.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2013

An excellent lunch in a well presented restaurant.The lunch menu is a bit limited but enough variation for everybody.This was our second visit within 10 days and as the menus were basically the same both times the maitre d' allowed us to choose from the a la carte menu.The staff were friendly and informative without being too obtrusive.We were fortunate...

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Sheffield, UK
Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night dinner bed and breakfast for £295. Positives: Fabulous location, hot tub overlooking Windermere, superb mojitos. Staff were very pleasant. Negatives: Lack of reception staff to greet as you arrive. Had to park and carry all our bags and try to find someone so we could check in. Only one member of staff who was also dealing...

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1Thank ClareBSheffield_UK
Carlisle, Cumbria.
Reviewed 17 October 2013

An excellent well presented lunch with dishes that were at a standard only to be expected from a Michelin starred restaurant. The lunch menu has a limited choice of dishes, but for the price was extremely good value. It also gave us the opportunity to assess the restaurant before making the decision whether or not to consider a dinner booking...

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Worcestershire, England
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Visited The Samling for a one night stay using a secret escapes offer, which took a considerable amount of money off the bill but still left us with a 5* cost - no worries this was a treat for us having left the kids at home for this break! From the time we arrived to the time we left the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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3 aa red star hotel 3 aa rosettes1 michelin star ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Samling Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: £175 - £405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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:
#4 Family Hotel in Windermere
#6 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“Go for a table close to the window with views of Windermere to augment the experience”
 of 5 bubbles 840WilliamT, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The luxury rooms or a suite have stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles _t_crook111, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room which face the lake - the view is unbelievable”
 of 5 bubbles mjtricky, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are steps to some of the accommodation situated in the grounds”
 of 5 bubbles GEC333, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“book a suite, the views are amazing over the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaA720, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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