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The Churchill Inn

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0BH, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the churchill inn at ambleside is well worth going to! its got a great feel about with decent food and drink. i will definatly be back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights 10 to 13 July. Room was good with good shower. Bar is a sports bar nice enough but not really my thing. Breakfast was good and served very efficiently by very courteous young men. Car park entrance is a bit of a challenge but you get used to it.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is situated in the centre of Ambleside. The staff are very friendly. Rooms are basic but clean with great views. They do have entertainment on in the bar on Friday and Saturday nights i.e. karaoke on Fridays and a live singer on Saturdays

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for 2 nights, we were made very welcome, staff were all lovely. The room was quite small, but very comfortable, we were on the top floor so lovely view. The hotel is right in the centre of town so very handy for everything. It is about 20 mins easy stroll down to the lake. Definitely would recommend... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I booked this last minute on Thursday for Saturday stay. The description warned us about the car park entrance being narrow but didn't realise how narrow! However we drove down ok. Yes it is a small car park, but there is an alternative apparently. We parked up, but were then blocked in. On speaking to the landlord he reassured us... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We made this as a last inure 2 night booking and were impressed with the write ups so decided to try it. We were given a room on the top floor which was lovely, quiet and spotless. The staff at the hotel were fabulous and made us feel welcome. From check in to check out the whole experience was a... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed for one night this month on the way home from Scotland (didnt want to have to drive any further!!) The Churchill Inn is clean and tidy with friendly staff. The carpark leaves a little to be desired - although we were reliably informed by the young man behind the bar - they had managed to get a van... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Churchill Inn gives the impression on booking sites of being a classic Lake District Hotel. It isn't, it is a sport bar with rooms. Very noisy even on the top floor. Paper thin walls which allow you to hear everything people say. Expect to be awake all night from the bass coming up from the bar, the shouting of the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

After squeezing into a rediculously narrow driveway we came to find the 'car park' full with no room to turn around!!! Pulling up here we felt nothing but dread, looks so tired!! There was a bouncer on the door of the pub directly underneath, (hardly what you want for a relaxing break in the lakes) needless to say we did... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Staff - brilliant, polite, helpful, friendly, welcoming - all they should have been. Food - only had the breakfast, cereal followed by full English but is was really good. Room - bit on the tiny side, shower did not work in the first room so we were then moved into a new room where the shower head was full of... More 

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