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Darlington, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Went with 2 good friends for a mid-day snack. Lovely Art Deco fireplace & wallpaper. Even though it was a warm room on a cold day a pleasant chap lit the real coal fire for us. Jill & i had the steak sandwich with triple cooked chips, the steak was divine! Les had lamb broth & cleared every drop. Friendly... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel with a deal for an overnight stop which included a 3 course evening meal. On arrival we were presented with a fait accomplit. The 3 course evening meal had disappeared to be replaced by a discount of £23 each off quite an expensive a la carte menu from which it was impossible to select a 3... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super location in Winderemere. Very efficiently run. Restaurant is of a very high standard. Dog friendly. No hesitation in recommending this place. A traditional building with lots of character with much recent redecoration done very tastefully. We were able to park conveniently in the hotel's on site parking.

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Thank Peter W
merseyside, uk
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here 13th November for two nights with a travel zoo deal. Had a lovely time the first nights meal was lovely, and the breakfast was so tasty and filling! Every member of staff here was very friendly and helpful. Jake at the bar was very knowledgeable about his gins- many of which we tried! Would... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
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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... More 

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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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Thank porusarora
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3 reviews
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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.

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1 Thank chris c
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4 reviews
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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.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Lamplighter Dining Rooms
The Lamplighter Dining Rooms
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: $118 - $214 (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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“Access to rooms is up stairs so if struggling on your feet ask for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 17colinh, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 Premier room was very spacious with Super King size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanC268, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 4 or 11 are huge with spacious bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles lovepalma, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ROOM 12 had a large bathroom with bath very spacious”
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“Try for one on the top floor, they are the quiestest”
 of 5 bubbles JanetJohn18, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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