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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Enjoyed a one night stay at this beautiful hotel. Location is excellent; perched high on a hillside overlooking Windermere, just off the main 'A' road between Windermere and Ambleside. Its a beautiful small country house hotel, with 5 rooms in the main building, and 6 separate outside suites which are all adjacent to the main building. Our suite was absolutely...

2Thank DJR1000
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

It's not the first time we have stayed at The Samling but it's our first review. This is a lovely place to stay and enjoy delicious food in comfortable surroundings. We stayed in Tethera which is in the main house with fantastic views of Lake Windermere. Despite the classic Lakes weather (torrential rain) we braved a trip to the hot...

2Thank 123TT
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The hotel is wonderful , it is well worth a visit . Our room was very opulent and had everything one could possibly need . There is a small hot tub located in the grounds , if you can brave the weather to get to it the view from the tub is great . We ate in the hotel ,...

Thank EK11_11
Reviewed 8 March 2015

My family booked this hotel for my birthday. We stayed here for one night. Jack, the manager was extremely helpful from the the time I drove in. He took all our luggage to the room, and parked the car too. The room was large with a lounge and fantastic view of the lakes. The bath room was large and well...

1Thank John G
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Stayed overnight on 5th March in room with view down Lake Windermere. From the moment we arrived the service was exemplary. The room, Tyan , was superb and had all that you could need for a very comfortable stay. We had the seven course taster menu which was a superb experience, with high quality cooking with a touch of theatre...

3Thank JohnSScotland
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I was looking at this hotel for a potential wedding venue. After looking online i thought it looked great, my partner rang up to book a viewing to be told that only one person can do this the wedding planner, she will ring back in 10 minutes, 2 hours later nothing and so he rang again to be told they...

7Thank McNulty1
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We stayed for one night as a party of 4 for my brothers 40th Birthday, Fabulous suites, beautiful views, everything was perfect. We opted for the 10 course tasting menu, and fully deserved Michelin star, should be more than 1 michelin star. Very creative food and amazing on the palette. Staff are all so attentive from the minute you go...

4Thank MGlanza
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Michelin have no idea! This was the best one star I've ever eaten inn. The staff exquisite, the place adorable, the food delightful! As a birthday treat I ate with 2 of my friends and my wife who was 5 months pregnant. The chefs were super accommodating with the adjustments to the tasting menu and non alcoholic alternatives were found....

3Thank Danny W
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Stayed in the Bothy for one Saturday night in Early February - the standard of the accommodation could have been a little better - a bit tired, needs more attention to the finish, a fridge would have been nice for cold drinks - but generally a lovely stay and the view over the gardens and Lake Windermere was fantastic. The...

1Thank DStafford
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Wonderful room. excellent service form the housekeeping. Very comfortable with good facilities in the living area and bedroom area (Lerathera). We vacated the room for dinner and on our return, the bed had been turned back and our room tidied and new towels in the bathroom and shower gels etc. 'Leathera has a large bath and a walk in shower...

2Thank rme_10

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Cuisines: British, European
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $296 - $684 (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
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”
 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.”
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“Lake view rooms at a premium.”
 of 5 bubbles LONGJOHNSILVERSS, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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