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The Samling Hotel

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

My husband and recently I stayed at the Samling for a couple of nights to celebrate a birthday. The place was full of people like ourselves. Middle-aged couples who wanted a break from their careers, kids and busy lives. Staying at The Samling rather feels like you're a guest in someones house. There is no focal point on entry, just...

1Thank nikki27102016
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The location is amazing with excellent walking out of the door into woods and onto fells and through gardens, but the hotel and rooms are now looking a bit tatty around the edges with worn carpets, careworn old fashioned fabrics and an out dated rustic style. We had a suite called Hovera, over three levels. It is in a building...

Snodland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We have just returned from another fantastic weekend spent at The Samling. The rooms are amazing, as is the location and the views are fantastic. The staff are very friendly and couldn't be more helpful. My husband and I both love The Samling and are already planning when we are next able to visit. I strongly recommend anyone to stay...

1Thank JoannaC77
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Our first time here, but its a beautiful place to relax. From the moment we arrived for our Sons wedding to leaving the following day we were looked after, discreetly and efficiently. Our suite was well appointed and the bed particularly comfortable. The food was wonderful and served quietly and knowledgeably by Tom, who was courteous and attentive throughout the...

1Thank Gunness
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit and expectations were high after years of wondering what it would be like. We stayed in the Lethera suite which was arranged over 3 floors and had an amazing view over the lake. The suite was comfortable and quirky with a great bathroom but not quite as luxurious as you might expect for the price...

Thank Gram45
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The hotel is set on a hill over looking the lake it has amazing views even on a dull Otober day. It was the food that tempted us, we had the standard menu which was good not as great as we were expecting. I enjoyed the snail trail, for a starter but my husband did not enjoy his. I had...

3Thank alison473
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We spent one night here with some friends. From the moment we stepped through the door the service was friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The room was lovely with a great view but a little tired. As they are building at the moment I am sure this will be rectified. We had chosen the seven course taster menu and...

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Staff were lovely and couldn't do enough. Went for food and this was really disappointing. The menu was the same both nights and struggled to get enough to eat. We were on the taster menu £60. Filled up on bread. A bit of the emperors new clothes. People thought they had to like it regardless. A lot on presentation, and...

4Thank RobsheDunfermline
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This was mine and my husband's first time and the Samling for lunch and it was amazing. First of all the hotel is situated in a stunning location with great views. We were shown into the lounge and ordered pre lunch drinks and had canapés. There are 3 menus to choose from and we had the lunch tasting menu at...

1Thank BLTN477
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here whilst doing some walking. We were in one of the suites and I'd highly recommend this, it was basically a annex, with huge bedroom, massive bathroom with lovely free standing bath and nice living room with fire place. It also had a nice patio with views over the lakes and was lovelyo in the morning to have...

1Thank Angryman1983

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Additional Information about The Samling Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €203 - €469 (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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