A message to all our valued Guests and Friends regarding Covid-19 Pool and Dining Room closing December 26th. Please carefully read the attached prior to your stay
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Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn
Pool closing announcement


Due to the provincial government mandated lockdown, the pool will close on Saturday, December 26th until at least February 11th, 2021. The restaurant dining room will also close, but will continue to offer room service and take out.

Once the pool re-opens we expect similar restrictions as before lockdown, which includes reserving your swim time. Please see more information below.

Booking your swim time:

  • - Swimmers and guardians must reserve their swim time after check-in.
  • - Two 45-minute swim times may be booked per room based on a one-night stay (one for day of arrival, one for morning of departure). One further standby time may be reserved for cases when swim times are not fully booked.
  • - Spaces are first come, first served.
  • - No outside guests allowed, only hotel guests registered to a room are permitted to use the pool.
  • - The pool/deck capacity will be reduced to 20 people at one time.


Arriving for your swim time:

  • - Please arrive on time. Swim times will be forfeited after 10 minutes.
  • - Please sanitize your hands before entering the pool area.
  • - All swimmers must arrive in their swimwear
  • - Showers and change areas will not be available. All swimmers should shower in their guest room prior to arriving for their swim time.
  • - A clean towel will be provided to each guest upon arrival.
  • - Only one person/family in restrooms at a time.
  • - No food or drink, except water are allowed in the pool area.
  • - Children under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian on the deck at all times.
  • - Swim diapers are required for children who are not toilet trained. Regular diapers are not permitted in the pool.
  • - No equipment other than PFDs (lifejackets, puddles jumpers and water wings)* are permitted in the pool. *Please note, the hotel does not provide PFDs.
  • - Swimmers and guardians must maintain physical/social distancing of a minimum of 2 metres from any person. Wear a face covering on the pool deck when this is not possible.


Hotel Covid-19 pool protocols

  • - Pool hours reduced as of October 12th: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm; Friday 9am-10pm; Saturday & Sunday 8am-10pm; Holiday Monday 8am-10pm.
  • - Pool will close between 11am and noon to allow for deep cleaning.
  • - Pool will operate every hour on the hour and close at 45 minutes past the hour to allow hotel staff to sanitize the pool deck prior to the arrival of the next group.

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The Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre is centrally located on Wellington Road just 4 km from London’s downtown core and 4 km from the 401. With shopping, restaurants, and hospitals close by, the Lamplighter Inn is a London hotel that makes getting to where you want to go in town that much easier.

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