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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Wansfell Road, Ambleside LA22 0EG, England
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Red Bank
Ranked #6 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at Red Bank at 10.30pm on a filthy rainy night, having decided that camping just wasn't going to happen, especially after hours of delays on the M6. Everything after this made up for our discomfort, from the cheery welcome that we received to the luxury of the Red Bank double room with en suite, complete with aromatherapy treats,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been returning to Red Bank for many years simply because it delivers everything we want. It is a beautiful B&B in a great location with lovely rooms. Val and George are great hosts; they are always helpful and provide a great breakfast to start the day. What more could you want!

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PRESTON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I, with various friends, have been staying 1 or 2 times a year for the last 8 years, which in itself speaks volumes about Red Bank. Simply put, Val and George , the hosts, run the best guest house in Ambleside; well,OK we haven't stayed in every establishment in Ambleside but if there are any better then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect surroundings to a wonderful stay at Red Bank. Those little finer touches made our stay romantic and just that bit more on the special side. Breakfast was how we like it,the bed was very comfy and the bathroom was just to die for! Really lovely. Thank you for making my surprise birthday present from my wonderful husband such a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful bed and breakfast . Lovely hosts great choice for a delicious individually cooked breakfast. Could not have been better. Very well located with a 5 minutes walk to village centre. Bedrooms are comfortable and large. Would recommend Red Bank to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to Red Bank again this year and was made very welcome. The property is beautifully decorated, spotless and we were made to feel relaxed. The owners are attentive and accommodating. The breakfasts are nice and special dietary requirements are catered for. the owners' local knowledge and recommendations are also very helpful when shopping or eating out is concerned. We... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent a very enjoyable weekend at Red Bank. Nice hosts. Spotlessly clean and a very good breakfast. Very well located with a 5 minutes walk to Ambleside centre. Bedrooms are comfotable and large. Would recommend Red Bank.

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Red Bank guest house for 8 nights in July, and we had a wonderful time there. The hosts are very helpful and friendly people who are ready to advise you on where to possibly eat out or spend a day. Over breakfast, there was always time for a nice chat. Breakfast was marvellous.... More

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and it is always pleasing when visitors from Europe enjoy their stay with us. During your stay you had some nice weather so you were able to enjoy some of the splendour of the Lake District. Hope you had a uneventful return to Germany and we hope to see you again if you revisit... More

chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Just come back from a lovely stay at this great B&B, it's spotlessly clean,very well kept the decor and fabrics are very tasteful. The owners are very sensitive to the needs of there guests and I can say they met everyone, breakfast was lovely very fresh and plenty of choice. There are many good places to eat, Mathews Bistro is... More

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

We are trying to train Toby as our new waiter but at 3 years old we still have a long way to go. Good to hear you had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again. More

Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed here for our first stay in the Lakes. Although Val was called away on family business, George coped admirably. He made us feel as though we had selected the best place to stay. The B&B was full every night bar one night of our stay. One couple had stayed before, which speaks for itself. We would certainly return... More

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Please you enjoyed your stay and also happy that I managed to cope without Val. You should have seen the kitchen though! Look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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Address: Wansfell Road, Ambleside LA22 0EG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Red Bank 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Red Bank Ambleside, Lake District

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