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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on Monday night 7th Nov 16. The Lamplighter was much more than I expected. Professional, warm, comfortable and welcoming place to stay. My husband took me here to help me recover from an illness. I have to say i did feel much better when I left. We had a meal which was fantastic. Starter: ham hock and...

Thank Isabel D
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I called this hotel to book a room a couple weeks before our stay and was met with the voice of a friendly and helpful member of staff. I don't know her name but sounded early twenties. On arrival we were greeted by a very professional member of staff who made myself, husband and 2 jack russell terriers feel very...

8Thank 226happygirl
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our one-night stay at The Lamplighter. The staff were friendly and helpful from check in to check out. The dining room was excellent for dinner and the breakfast was good. Our room was bright and cheerful with a nicely updated bathroom. We appreciated the fact that the hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the train station, public...

2Thank 396Don
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A very cozy and nice hotel in the beautiful Windermere ,Special mention of the chef , our best breakfast in the entire course of our trip made with a lot of love . The rooms were a little small but still comfortable . Shower water pressure was a little on the low side.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Have just visited for a quick break and have enjoyed my stay at the lamplighter hotel. Staff were very helpful and friendly,service was excellent and the food enjoyable. Would have been 5 stars but like many hotels these days the lighting in the bedroom /bathroom was not bright enough.

1Thank chris c
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with family and pets early September. Staff are very helpful and rooms are nice. Our room was very hot but it was a hot weekend. We are in the restaurant and it was good. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay just outside of Bowness and with dogs.

1Thank chewbacca87
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

What a lovely hotel! Clean, modern, friendly staff and delicious food. All within a 20 minute walk of the lake. They also accommodated my veggie breakfast and the cocktails are fabulous! Highly recommended!

Thank Louise2902
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great location the room's are a bit on the basic side but very clean and a really nice breakfast in the morning . A good few restaurants and bars near by and a 20 minute walk down to the lake with a good choice of bars and restaurants .

1Thank arthur w
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here for 1 night and were not impressed ! The outside looks lovely and on entering the bar area and outside terrace we liked what we seen however when we were shown to our room that is where it ended , the website describes the rooms being of a high standard however I would not agree ....

5Thank Liverpool46
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here as a couple with our little dog. He was welcomed with open arms and we cannot fault the stay. We found the whole of windermere welcoming to dogs which was helped by the (un)seasonally nice summer weather we were having. Breakfast was lovely and they even brought a sausage out for our dog. Would definitely stay...

2Thank Gemma C

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The Lamplighter Dining Rooms
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Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned Victorian guesthouse and pub, situated in the heart of Windermere Village and located in the heart of the Lake District. Two minutes walk from Windermere train station, just off the A591 and the perfect location from which to explore the idyllic surroundings, with local amenities on your doorstep. Offering seven comfortable en-suite bedrooms and two shower only, also attached is The Lamplighter bar serving home cooked traditional pub food and beer affording great value for money. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lamplighter

Address: High St, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €98 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lamplighter 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Oakthorpe Hotel Windermere
The Lamplighter Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Windermere
#15 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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