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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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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14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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

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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

Pulham Market, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I will have no hesitation recommending this B&B. This has to be one of the best we have stayed at. The hosts are warm and friendly. A welcome cup of tea and biscuits were appreciated on arrival. The room and shower were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent with local produce being used. The location is only a short walk... More

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our breakfast is cooked to order using local produce so, even if we say so, it is good. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Pros We felt the value was very good for the type of accommodation and surrounding area Nice big bath and shower Large room with nice view of garden and double-glazed windows Very warm welcome and more than happy to help with an extensive explanation of what to do while we were in the area Good breakfast with lots of variety... More

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and hope you enjoyed the remainder of your stay in the Uk More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great location easy walk to lake, village and many walks around the area.good parking onsite .warm welcome on arrival with complmentry tea/coffee . Lovely clean large room big bed and overlooking garden.coordinated decor furnishes and good complements tray. Excellent breakfast.in our opinion this is a great bed and breakfast that goes beyond that that is expected.

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Thank you for your comments and look forward to seeing you again in the near 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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