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Rothay House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Ranked #58 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Rothay House is perfectly located in Ambleside in the Lakes District. Easy walk into the village and a lovely B & B. Well appointed rooms and bathrooms and the best breakfast we had in our travels. Plenty of choices including fresh fruits, yoghurt and several options for a cooked breakfast. Darren & Debbie are friendly and helpful owners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Good value B&B in a convenient location. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the breakfast varied and plentiful, and the hosts friendly and helpful - thanks! Will look to stay again next time we are in the area.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We arrived friday night until sunday. The lady was quite sullen, certainly not welcoming or friendly. I asked for an earlier breakfast at 7.45 as I was doing a course all weekend. It was agreed but she certainly was not happy about it. We felt we were upsetting the norm and it was not appreciated. A bill was left on... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Just a one night stay before we headed off to Langdale campsite. Really good location and off street secure parking. Darren was very welcoming and friendly. The room suited our needs for the one night, the bathroom was very clean and modern but we felt this made the bedroom feel a little dated, though it was well equipped, clean and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

A nice modern B&B with up-to-date bathroom and furnishings. Darren was very welcoming and the rooom had all the facilities that we needed for our stay. This is a great B&B in terms of location, within walking distance to the main town centre and ample parking. If you are a on your own or a couple, this is an ideal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Very welcoming b&b. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. I am an awkward vegan and was pleasantly surprised to find a great selection of fruits at breakfast, not to mention soya milk provided especially for me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We arrived extremely early , absolutely no problem at all Darren said , come in your rooms are ready, we stayed in rooms 2 and 3 , comfortable , warm and with everything you need, previous reviews state rooms small , how big do you want a bedroom !!!!!! Darren showed us everything we needed, explained about keys etc.. off... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

A very nice b and b overlooking a park with great fell views. Nicely decorated room warm and clean with a lovely new shower room. Darren and Debbie were very welcoming and helpful and the breakfasts were fantastic, plenty of parking space which not all b and b's have in Ambleside, a short walk into town where there are lots... More

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Skipton, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

stayed for 2 nights,arrived on the 29th nov Friday evening after work,so got there in the dark,a lady greated us a the door and let us in showed us to our room(no 6) it was lovely and warm and clean and tidy everything you needed including tea,coffee,hairdryer etc,breakfast was lovely started with coffee rthen brown toast with homemade jam,then a... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights, 1 in a double and 1 in a twin (our faults for adding an extra night some time after the original booking I hasten to add, no fault on the part of the hosts!). The twin was large and well appointed; the double quite a lot smaller but still with everything we could possibly need and... More

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Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rothay House 4*
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Rothay House, a family run quality guest house in Ambleside the heart of the Lake District. Set in pleasant gardens, offers ample parking to all our guest. It is within easy reach of the town centre 5 minutes walk & 10 minute walk to lake Windermere. All rooms are en-suite, tv/dvd player, hair dryers & free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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