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The Lifeboat Inn

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Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is lovely and in a quiet lane. You could see the sea in the distance from our room. Food and service was excellent. Well appointed room. Plenty of parking. Lots to do in the surrounding area. Will visit again.

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

With refurbished rooms and delightful bathrooms we found our accommodation to be excellent. It is unusual in my experience to find accommodation of a suitable standard that will allow dogs, but the Lifeboat Inn does and moreover, the staff made a really good effort to ensure that we both, and our dog, felt very welcome.

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2Thank annevX8000YF
Bishops Stortford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn is tucked down a secluded lane within easy walking distance of a golden sandy beach that goes on for miles. There are no ice cream vans or deckchairs for hire but if you want to enjoy the open skies of North Norfolk this the place. Dogs receive a welcome pack and can have their own freshly cooked sausages...

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1Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and very friendly service. Didn't try out the restaurant except for breakfast in the morning which was excellent (only very minor niggle was the toast was "well done"). Hotel was on the whole immaculate although toilet hadn't been cleaned from previous guest and patch of mould around the window (room above the archway). Hats off to the waitress...

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singleladyguest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely welcoming pub that is super dog friendly too! Super accommodation and great food and breakfast too. Extensive local beers and gin and all served by friendly staff in lovely surroundings. 20 minute walk to the beach across the dunes and several other pubs within walking distance if you fancy a change , we will def return!! Daisy the cockerpoo...

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1Thank singleladyguest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliantl fresh fried fish sandwich.With some home made chips makes for a filling lunch at really good value unlike the Gin Trap down the road which offers meagre portions . Great staff so little waiting at the bar.

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Thank Roger D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel/pub is a great place for a break.It's location provides peace and relaxation.All the staff are pleasant and helpful.A special mention for Lidia she attended us at all meals and could not do enough for us.A good 3 day break

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Thank Gordon Donald H
Staffordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely small hotel with a superb bar and lounge area. The room was superbly furnished with an en-suite with a bath and shower cubicle. The breakfast was delicious and the staff were very friendly. A lovely place to stay in a stunning area.

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Great gidding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the past I've always enjoyed the banter and warm welcome from the locals at the lifeboat Inn and Jimbo who is our lovely cheerful face behind the bar always happy and makes the lifeboat a pleasure to visit. Wish it could be said for the management team who your lucky if they give you a glance more often then...

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2Thank JuliaQGreatgidding
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, friendly, great service. Rooms are comfortable and stylish. The breakfasts are fabulous with haddock, kippers and eggs Benedict on the menu. At table service is great. Evening meals has a great range and really good for veggies. Fantastically located for walks.

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James G, General Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The rooms are receiving great feedback and we will continue to evolve and meet guest expectations. Your comments regarding the food are also appreciated and the breakfast is really appraised well by our guests. There are a multitude of options and feedback is so positive We hope to have you back very soon

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lifeboat Inn, situated minutes from the stunning sandy beaches on the Norfolk Coast has been receiving guests since the 16th century. This wonderful country inn, situated in the picturesque village of Thornham on the North Norfolk Coast, has 13 recently refurbished bedrooms and has different dining areas to suit all occasions; small functions, weddings and Christenings; a welcoming lounge with an open fireplace; a bright conservatory; a traditional, history-soaked bar. It is an ideal bed and breakfast destination for a weekend or long break away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lifeboat Inn

Address: Ship Lane, Thornham PE36 6LT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thornham
Price Range: RM762 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lifeboat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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