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The Churchill Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0BH, England
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Ranked #78 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was working in Ambleside last week and my firm booked me into the Churchill. It really is a bustling pub for locals and tourists. It is not really a business person's hotel. The rooms are fine but the walls are paper thin. The noise from the bar downstairs is not attenuated. The creaking floorboards from other guests is also... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The car park is tight to enter and the car park is quite small. My advice would be if possible is to check how busy the car park is before negotiating the entrance just in case it is busy. There is a pay & display just down the road which is free between 6pm & 8am. The room was clean... More

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Stockton-on-Tees
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guest house was cheap for Ambleside, clean and tidy and the breakfast was lovely. Please don't be put off by other reviews- yes, the bar can be noisy (what good bar isn't?), but this stops at 12. The car park is tight, but there are other places close by for parking. The staff were lovely and we had a... More

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33 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Primarily a sports bar and mostly football, which is popular and well supported. It does do accommodation but basic. Friendly pub and good beer. Situated in town,central to the hops and bus stops, no views of the lake nor the hills.

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stayed in a cottage just up the road from here for a week . Ate here 3 times and the food was excellent.6 screens of tv . Some of the staff a bit grumpy but the younger ones very pleasant and helpful . Would definitely go back .

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Sorry for the extended rant but I feel it all necessary. Check in was ok ready for a 3 night stay with my wife, daughter & her partner. We got a larger room while the daughter got the last small room. There was nothing special about a supposedly superior room which would be a normal double at best. Having stayed... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here at the Churchill inn last weekend with some friends .i found the room to be very clean ,the bed was really comfy ,the bathroom was very clean.its in a good location .the breakfast was good , The car park was a bit small and the road going down to the car park was a bit tight so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

When you first arrive you have to check in at the bar, I was greated by a very friendly member of staff who made me feel very welcome, you have to pay the full amount upfront when you arrive before they will let you to your room which isn't a problem, they have 2 bars the main bar in which... More

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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was shocked to arrive outside a pun and karaoke bar.!! I could not get my car down the narrowest slip way to the car park. Eventually I was taken to where the staff park their car, beside stinking bins. The bin men arrived and hauled them out to empty , just beside my new car. I have just had... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have stayed in the area on a number of occasions and would say this is the worst accommodation we have encountered. The location is good right in the centre of Ambleside, the car parking down by the side of the Inn is horrendous. Well the room was big, but in need of decoration, the carpet was very grubby and... More

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Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Churchill Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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