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    The Lifeboat Inn

    Ship Lane, Thornham PE36 6LT, England
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    12/07/2017 13/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
          • Very good32%
          • Average10%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible1%
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          “fish pie” (14 reviews)
          “new owners” (13 reviews)
          “the pub” (18 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
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          Pets Allowed
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Everything about the Lifeboat Inn was excellent, except for the food. The rooms were very comfortable and cleverly appointed and the staff were professional and accommodating. However, the kitchen needs saving, send out a Lifeboat! The fish pie was abysmal, mostly mashed potato with something...More

          Thank maddyblgr212
          Response from James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat InnResponded 5 days ago

          Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and I'm pleased you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay except for the cuisine We will be altering our fish pie dish and taking your comments on board. The calamari are freshly battered for...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The food was great, the welcome was warm and friendly, the atmosphere was relaxed, the service was very good ........ and dogs are welcome. Perfect! We will definitely be visiting again next time we are in the area. We were disappointed that some of the...More

          Thank Diane R
          Response from James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat InnResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for your review. I am pleased you came to us for Sunday lunch. Most of our guests comment on the warm welcome and friendly nature of the team I'm sorry that we may have sold out of some items. We did over 160...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Accommodation First time at Lifeboat Inn. Beautiful setting. Double sea view room very comfortable and beautifully furnished. Bathroom lovely with rainfall shower and The White Company toiletries. Room got very hot at night, so maybe changing duvet for the summer tog would help. Food There...More

          Thank m0usey
          Response from James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat InnResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you writing such a comprehensive review. I am pleased you enjoyed most aspects of your stay with us. The rooms receive great praise for the refurbishment and we will certainly be changing over to summer duvets now and we were just awaiting delivery. I'm...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          We have been to the Lifeboat Inn on a number of occasions, eating and staying at this lovely place. This time was noticeably different - busier and more commercial and less intimate. We had a lovely room, clean, well furnished and a luxury bathroom. Friday...More

          Thank patnowfree
          Response from James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat InnResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am pleased you overall enjoyed your revisit to us. I am keen, obviously, to understand more regarding your comments and the commercial elements you refer to. We have added two lounge areas and have...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          When visiting N Norfolk , we always used to go to the Lifeboat Inn for a meal or two but our visit on 7 JUNE was truly very bad on the positive side, there is a charming Romanian lady (ex TV newsreader out there!) who...More

          1  Thank harrisong239
          Response from James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat InnResponded 1 week ago

          Your comments are obviously disappointing for us to read. We have removed the risotto dish from our menu. I would urge you to read another review which says our fish pie is the best someone has ever had. I'm confident your experience is just an...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$158 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          sophiejane83
          Do you have any dog free areas? I would need a bedroom that dogs are not allowed in due to my allergies.
          9 May 2017|
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          Response from James G | Property representative |
          Thank you for your question All the bedrooms are dog friendly so we cannot guarantee that there won't be a reaction. We do extensively clean each bedroom after a dog has been in there though. There are additional cleaning... More
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          Georgina C
          Do you serve food all day
          27 August 2016|
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          Response from Nellybucket | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, they do serve food all day.
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          diddy41
          Hi Are you allowed to take the dogs in the bar. And where do you eat with them Thanks Diane
          9 May 2015|
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          Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
          You can take dogs anywhere. Generally dogs and owners eat in the conservatory which is lovely. If not in the conservatory than in the restaurant in the bar area. We met a young couple that had a dog and they advised that... More
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          "The fish pie is quite rich which may not be to everyone's palate."
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          "if you want a view pick a room at the front of the hotel"
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          "The lifeboat is of the main road so all should be okay"
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          "Ask for a room at the front"
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