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Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid £38 for a single room. Not en-suite (sink in room though), but exclusive use of a bathroom a couple of strides away. Gown provided! En-suite rooms were available. I've paid over £200 for poorer hotel rooms over the years. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits included. Facilities to dry clothes available to. Ideal for hill walkers. Tv with DVD... More 

Thank OldhamBruceFan
Yarm, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent guest house. Alan & Alison are very helpful hosts. Rooms very clean and tidy, breakfast are first rate, plenty of choice. Only criticism is the showers are not very powerful. Would definititly stay there again.

Thank JonGrainge
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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

..and this is a good one. Stayed for one night whilst on a brief walking break; warm and friendly welcome which lifted the spirits after a day on the fells. Room was clean and well kept and nothing seemed to much trouble to the owner. A fabulous breakfast set us up for another walk and was freshly made and tasty.... More 

Thank thesetter
Leeds, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Alison looks after us each time we visit, which is twice a year. We are a group of friends who cant wait to spend time together in Ambleside. Thorneyfield is like a home from home to us and Alison and Alan always look after us. We normally book our next trip on the day of departure, it has become a... More 

Thank crisipaylor
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Lovely little place in the centre of Ambleside which is more of a boutique hotel than a guest house. Warm & friendly welcome from host Alan who showed me to my comfortable & spotlessly clean single room with really comfy bed, a fridge, sink & generous supplies of premium tea, coffee & biscuits. The private bathroom just opposite was very... More 

1 Thank Lindsey C
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

just returned from thorneyfield, found it to be a well run, little gem of a b/b. spotless clean rooms, nice hosts, free parking pass and good value too, great quality breakfast full english plus fresh fruit,premum yogurts and all the extras. we will stay again and if you are in ambleside give them a try, before paying double for a... More 

1 Thank blundell_john
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The hosts of this lovely B&B could not have been more friendly, helpful, or accommodating. The room was spotless and comfortable, and fairly sound-proof as long as the window was shut - I was in room 5, on the second floor, in between two other rooms and at the front, but it really wasn't as noisy as some reviewers suggest.... More 

Thank Helen K
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Me and my partner stayed here last night after a few days in the Lakes. When we arrived we were welcomed in asif it was our home. The owners were so friendly and made sure we had everything we needed/wanted for our short stay. You have your own parking space which is handy as there is nowhere else to park... More 

Thank Sarah L
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped here for two nights, arrived early which wasn't a problem. Room was a family room with a double bed and 2 singles even though there was only 2 of us, but this was only room left, very spacious for family. Room clean and little extras with biscuits, breakfast was lovely cooked english bacon,sausage,mushrooms,hash brown,black pudding,beans,tomato and fried bread and... More 

Thank k_smith2
Auckland, New Zealand
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144 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

After 18 years in New Zealand this was our first holiday around Scotland and England staying in B&Bs and chain hotels. Thoneyfield matched the memories of B&Bs in the '80's & 90's - a large house converted to give the maximum number of room to give a working income. Nice, friendly hosts and good breakfast. The bathroom was incredible small... More 

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