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Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD , England
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Ranked #35 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
sazyg North Shields, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
North Shields, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the kent house for 2 nights and was lovely, room spacious and clean bathroom a bit dated but nothing to grumble about bed very comfy and large. Simon was friendly and breakfast was lovely my partner loved it ! Would definatly stay again and loved ambleside :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the kent house for 2 nights at the end of july and it was lovely. Excellant location and spotless clean room. Breakfast was lovely only thing was it was served between 8 and 9 and maybe this could be a little later. Simon was helpful with places to go and where to eat. Room was nice and spacious... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room which we stayed in was beautiful although the bathroom was quite dated. Simon the owner was a little strange and we felt quite uncomfortable at times. Breakfast was beautifully cooked by Simons wife although the atmosphere was extremley bizzare! We felt somewhat uncomfortable by our breakfast choices and there was a long wait for food while Simon appeared... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived back after a few wet days in the lakes. Our last day was spent at Kent House. The accommodation was ver clean and centrally located. The breakfast was lovely. Simon and his wife were very helpful. I would defiantly stay here again when returning to the lakes. No negatives whatsoever.

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We arrived at Kent house just before 8pm. After ringing the doorbell for 15 minutes I decided to call the owners. Sandra answered the phone informed me she was away from the house and said Simon should be there to let us in and she would ring him to let him know we had arrived. I phoned Sandra back after... More

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Leicestershire
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited Ambleside as my husband was taking part in a charity row on Windermere. As others have said, the drive was a challenge, especially in a Range Rover, however Simon had seen us arrive and was there to guide us in. A lovely warm welcome was given to us and our friends and it really was a 'Home from... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Dog friendly B&B, loved the decor in our bedroom and the bed was very comfortable. Pub outside a bit noisy late evening but we did have the window open! Breakfast hearty and excellent. Only downside was the car park which has to be reversed up from the main road, I really could not have managed this myself, but my daughter... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Upon arrival, getting up the driveway after a long drive from Edinburgh was definitely a challenge for a first-timer, but fortunately we were closely guided by owner Simon who was expecting us. Both Simon and Sandra made our family feel at home with their helpful advice on what our family could do during our 2 days at Lake District. Our... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

From the moment we walked in the door we felt like Kent House was a home away from home. We stayed for 6 days & our room was comfortable & kept clean & well stocked with all the usual toiletries & refreshments. Breakfast was hearty & varied & during this time we were able to get plenty of advice &... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a Family and dog friendly B&B in the heart of Ambleside. We received a warm welcome, friendly service from Simon and Sandra, the owners. Rooms comfortable. Breakfast excellent. Vegetarian alternatives available. All freshly cooked and delicious. I would love to take my grandchildren here as children are made to feel so welcome. Heartwarming to see. And dogs are... More

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Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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