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Thorneyfield

Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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Ranked #75 of 109 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Laura D Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a twin room for my friend and myself and stayed in room 2 on the first floor. The room itself was very large - it had a double and a twin in - and the beds were very comfortable. There was a bathroom in the room (a toilet, sink and shower), but this was very small, which might be... More 

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israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked it through hotels. Com. For 2people. they gave us a tiny room. More like a box : 3x3 meters. Toilet + shower separated across the hall. The room was on the 3rd floor with stip stars. No way we would carry two heavy suitcases all the way up. The owners where nice enough when we decided not to... More 

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Thorneywolf1893, Owner at Thorneyfield, responded to this review

This "review" is absolutely defamatory and we are very angry about it. These 2 men turned up in a very aggressive mood from the off and seemed determined to find fault. They had made a mistake in booking a small double which is clearly labelled as such, when in fact they wanted a twin. In response to their mistake they... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot fault them enough excellent service warm clean room excellent breakfast would recommend them all the time. Hope to stay again this year Ste Elliott (stayed 6th July for a wedding) The DVD Collection and the DVD-TV Combi are excellent

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was welcomed by Alison and immediately made to feel at home. Both the cooked and continental breakfasts were above and beyond my expectations. I would definitely recommend the black pudding - it's the finest I have ever tasted. Alison makes it her personal mission to ensure no one ever leaves breakfast the slightest bit hungry. I expected the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay. Everything was perfect! It's in a great location, close to the lake and local amenities. Room very spacious and clean. Lovely breakfast :-) The owner was very welcoming. I would stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

There is a lot going for this hotel, prime location in centre of Ambleside, owner gives you a permit to park nearby, room was large and all nice little touches in the room, choccies on pillow, loads of coffee/tea, great biscuits etc. It was very clean too. We thought the brekkie was tasty and plentiful. For the Lakes it was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It all started at Reservation! Alan was extremely responsive to email and it was unfortunate that we did not get to meet him. Alison was as responsive, She showed us to our "family" rooms that could fit 4 easily. We had Rooms 1 and 5 and they were both quiet, spacious and well-equipped. My mom loved the room details like... More 

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England
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed for three nights over the Bank Holiday weekend and we had a very nice stay. Alan & Alison were extremely pleasant and helpful. The room we had was a good size, small bathroom but that's to be expected in Ambleside. Nice biscuits on the tea tray, small fridge for drinks and even chocolates on the pillow. Alison gives you... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Recently stayed for two nights. Alison the owner met me on arrival, she was very welcoming, helpful and explained all I needed to know. She showed me to my room and said if I wasn't sure about anything or wanted to know about the local area then just ask. ROOM: Stayed in Room 5, which is a front top floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stayed with a friend. There were supposed to be 3 of us and they let us have a discount on the third vacant bed which they didn't have to do but it should be easier to extract from the non-attendee! 2 minutes walk from a load of nice restaurants. Really friendly, couldn't have been more helpful. Also let us store... More 

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