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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent dining experience with a warm welcome from the moment I arrived at the door. Wonderful , creative dishes served by friendly and attentive staff. All of this was complemented by wonderful views of Lake Windermere. I will return! Chris

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Nottingham, England
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch today - what a stunning location and great food. The views overlooking Windermere will be hard to beat for any restaurant in the world in my opinion. New restaurant and build just lovely, and food very good indeed. Formal but not pretentious. Some of the finer and finishing touches to service you would expect in a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! One of the best tasting menus I've had. Service was immaculate. Newly refurbished so the dining environment was a bit 'off' and quiet, but we were there for the food over anything else! As it becomes more popular and busy, the atmosphere will naturally improve. Met the chef and he was lovely. Keep up the good work and see...

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1Thank saphisa
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband treated me to a night here for our 5th wedding anniversary staying at the bothy. From the moment we arrived the staff couldn't do enough for us. We had a relaxing time on the terrace and in the hot tub before enjoying one of the best meals we've eaten. To finish off the experience we had breakfast outside...

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1Thank Hannikins
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Newly reopened, the Samling is 'the' place to eat in the Lake District. An a la carte menu which was well thought out and presented, an extensive wine list, attentive service and great views of Windermere make for a memorable lunch. The Michelin star is well deserved.

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2Thank William T
UK
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wow - this restaurant has improved greatly - absolutely stunning views now from the glass walls that are all around the restaurant giving full view of Lake Windermere - the food was excellent, service good and this was only their 2nd day of opening. I would definitely recommend a meal here - we had 3 courses from the lunch menu...

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3Thank ah3006
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had dinner, bed and breakfast. In the moring I was asked to provide written feedback and gave some constructive criticism. Three months later I have heard nothing, dont know if they have taken action and now feel a more public comment is only fair. For £350 I expect excellent food, service and accommodation. The room was a very good...

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1Thank Tony3218
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our first experience of a one star Michelin restaurant. What an amazing time. Fantastic service, everyone very attentive. Presentation of all the courses were wonderful, as was the flavours of the different foods. The chef came and talked to us. If you want to experience the wines with each course, don't drive, or stay overnight.

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1Thank tandemqueen
england
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visited for an overnight stay with my daughter. We stayed in the Bothy. The room is a little cottage separate from the main hotel and is gorgeous with a comfortable bedroom, amazing bathroom and a lovely little conservatory sitting room and our own terrace. Breakfast in the room the following morning was lovely. Everything was perfect and we can't...

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1Thank katrinamarie
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is my idea of heaven - located near Windermere in a secluded spot with outstanding views of Lake Windermere - we had a luxury room looking over to the lake which was more like a suite - pure luxury - best nights sleep ever away from home. Such a comfortable bed and every need catered for. The staff were...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $306 - $708 (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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