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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stayed here recently and have to say that the hotel lived up to our expectations, our room was large clean and well appointed with stunning views of the lake. The staff were very helpful and made you feel at home, nothing was to much trouble for them. We took advantage of the offer to have breakfast in our room...

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Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I treated eight of my friends to Champagne Afternoon Tea to celebrate a special day in my life. Some of my friends had specific dietary requirements, all of which were noted when I made the reservation and excellently provided for on the day. I also had some specific food must haves which I knew my friends would love , these...

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1Thank Amber_Sykes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We have read some previous comments that said the hotel was tired and needed an upgrade, but we stayed in the same room as our last visit ten years ago and have to disagree. There were new curtains and chairs but it was as lovely, luxurious and comfortable as last time if not more so. A full Sky package was...

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1Thank Moggy49
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Well, I have never done this before, a new one to me. I have stayed at many wonderful and exlusive hotels but never have I been quoted over £500 for a one night stay out of season in the English Lakes. I didnt even book but how pretentious can you get than this - no matter how good their food...

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21Thank NoelleDunk
north west england
Reviewed 3 September 2015

As usual there are some less than positive reviews about this hotel but as these are far outweighed by the excellent reviews I had high expectations. I can say that my expectations were more than met. Fabulous room with fantastic views of Windermere. We were more than happy with décor, furnishings and extras ( fruit, water, high quality of toiletries)....

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1Thank carjam
Boxmoor
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We popped in for dinner last year and it was amazing. This year we decided to book a room in the hotel and try the 7 course tasting menu ! What a lovely relaxed place to stay and everyone is just so charming, the room was beautiful and with amazing views over the lake. Everything you would wish for in...

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4Thank Rhizostoma
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

First review ever, would not have written if I had response via e-mail as requested. Arrived and no parking spaces available. No real problem as I found a grass verge. On parking was asked why not park in front of hotel. Could have done that if thought ok. However did not know that this was possible. Hotel Lead offered to...

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4Thank Steven B
Osmotherley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Its all about expectation - when spend £400 for DBB expectation is higher than when spend £200. On the positive side the location is superb - high above Windermere away from the crocodile of bank holiday traffic which always stretches from Ambleside to Windermere. The terrace takes full advantage of the location and was a very pleasant place to sit...

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3Thank Ian G
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Book a night at the sampling including afternoon tea and evening meal and a suite, The Lethera, Afternoon tea was very good. The savoury was better that the sweets aspect, however no choice of coffee just the hotel standard although a good range of teas. The evening meal was excellent and on par for the Michelin * it has, although...

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I was fortunate enough recently to spend a weekend at the Samling as a guest of friends celebrating a landmark birthday! I have spent may happy weekends in the Lakes through my life and enjoy everything the area has to offer,but have never before stayed anywhere as sublime as this hotel. The service was second to none,nothing being too much...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Restaurant at Samling
Cuisines: British, European
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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: €207 - €480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Samling Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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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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“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”
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“There are steps to some of the accommodation situated in the grounds”
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“book a suite, the views are amazing over the lake.”
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“Lake view rooms at a premium.”
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