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Rydal Rd, Ambleside LA22 9AY, England
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The Anchorage
Ranked #55 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute booking. Helen and Arthur were the perfect host. The Anchorage is in a great location, nestled in Ambleside with parking and great views. The rooms were compact but immaculate with everything you needed to make your stay feel home from home and a great breakfast. I would highly recommend a stay and we will be... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This B&B has a very good location. It is near to the Bridge House. It takes only few mins walk to the main bus station in Ambleside. The room is very nice, cosy bed, clean toilet and shower room.... The host are very hospitable. Very nice full breakfast. I'm sure I will go there again.

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Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This B & B is well located and has good parking close to town. The proprietor does a good job and the place is clean and the breakfasts are good. Why I don't rate this establishment more highly is that it is getting a little tired, the floors squeak terribly and the bed we had was one of the most... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This guest house was a home away from home. The beds are comfy, the heating was perfect and the hospitality was superb! The hosts Helen and Arthur are friendly and approachable, easy to chat with and very hospitable. After living in a Muslim country I found the fully cooked English breakfast with real bacon and Cumberland sausages divine. I recommend... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you have had the pleasure of Helen and Arthurs wonderful little guest house, please write a review and put them up there with the best where they should be... I just noticed the ratings and copied them -----> Hotel Style: Ranked #54 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside Surely that is not right... A stay at The Anchorage... More

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Sutton Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed here last weekend, friendly owners, nice clean room, the breakfast was excellent and above all there is off road parking and it is about a 4 minute walk into the town centre, what more can I say.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We walked into 'The Anchorage' looking for a place to stay during our 13 day holiday in Lake District. We stayed in the Admiral room. Very nice room, spacious, clean. Arthur and Helen, the hosts, were very hospitable and helpful. The breakfast was huge and delicious.The best part of staying at Anchorage is that it is very central and only... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We have often walked past The Anchorage B&B when having a longer stay in Ambleside..On the spur of the moment we decided on A couple of days away, so I rang up and booked the Captains room. The room was very pleasant, being at the front there is noise from the traffic, but it goes very quiet about 2330rs.The place... More

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Whalley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We stayed here over half term for two nights. The room was small but adequate and great value for money for half term. Arthur was lovely and very helpful about where to visit and places to eat. Breakfast was super and will definitely return.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Helen and Arthur run a beautiful little friendly B&B. We stayed there for a few nights and were made to feel right at home. The standard of the rooms is excellent, they are very well maintained and offer all mod cons. The breakfast is cooked to order and everything was delicious. The Anchorage is only a 2 minute walk to... More

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Address: Rydal Rd, Ambleside LA22 9AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Also Known As:
The Anchorage Ambleside, Lake District

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