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Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD , England
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Ranked #30 of 82 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Bradford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Just had the one night in dog friendly Kent house. This guest house is one of the cleanest we have stayed and right up there with the best fry ups. the owners are also very pleasant people, we stayed in room 6 which was nice and spacious and very clean although the shower cubical could do with a little tlc.... More

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Oxton, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We've just returned from two nights here and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We arrived late but received a warm welcome. Our room was very comfortable and certainly to our tastes: very cosy, good decor and very well maintained. And we had two very good nights sleep! Breakfast the following day was delicious and the owners were very keen to... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Mark and I have just returned from a 4 day break at Kent House. Simon and Sandra are the perfect hosts. Amazing breakfasts just what you need before venturing out for the day. Simon is a mine of local info, all of his suggestions of places to visit were well worth it, We were quite late arriving and Simon waited... 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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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