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Ambleside Central

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Ranked #79 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Hayz2604 Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As a first time visitor to The Lake District I was surprised at how expensive it was to book a room, so when we came across this place and saw how cheap it was in comparison to other places I wasn't really expecting much but was very pleasantly surprised. Like other reviewers we had to collect our keys from the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambleside Central failed to live up to its self-promotion and is really just a B&B without the B. Like others, we arrived to find the place closed and so we had to pick up our keys (which were not ready) from a nearby cafe. We were then instructed to park somewhere about half a mile away which was confusing. Our... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband ,my son and myself stayed for 4 nights in August. On arriving we found out we had to go to the restaurant which is part of the owners business to get the keys to our room and told we could unpack our car on the narrow street with limited short term parking and use a ground that was... More

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Berkeley, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three days last month at the Brantfell House in Ambleside. Jane and Chris are excellent hosts who run a top B&B. We stayed in the large King room on the top floor overlooking the park. It was both very comfortable and clean. The "made-to-order" breakfast was outstanding.

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Paris, France
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first, this is NOT a guest house. you have 10 rooms, that's all. when you book, they take your card number and charge immediatly the total amount of your stay. what about cnacelling ? I don't know... To take the keys, you go to the restaurant next door. the restaurant's staff does the check-in. They are not very friendly and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Firstly, the cost is more than many of the decent B&Bs in the area and this place doesn't do breakfast, even though it sits above and is part of a bar and restaurant where you get your keys from. The in-room info brochure says that this makes the stay flexible because you can eat breakfast anywhere you like; it gives... More

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Yorkshire, England
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Good little hotel, well located. Few niggles: a tenner added on to price when booked through Priceline; we could use our home key to open the Main Street front door (!). Handy but a little worrying. Toilet cistern needed a little persuasion to stop flushing and tokens for coffee machine didn't work, but that aside a likeable stay.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Tried phoning a few times to find out where to park. Eventually parked on street after failing to find it and having had my calls ignored. Got to hotel, sign on window said checkin at the bar next door. After a slight mix up with bookings i was given the key and a parking permit. This was behind Ambleside football... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

stayed one night on business, after long journey, booked in at restaurant which was busy so we were in the way for food coming out of kitchen, after wait for them to find keys room was on top floor no lift, got to room to find it was just as last guest had left it, so back down stairs to... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed here for one night and the spot is perfect if you want to meander around Ambleside. Stayed in room 6 and the bed was comfy, the room clean and had no disturbance from other guests or passers-by. If you are looking for a stay more than a couple of days or after a full hotel service, then it's... More

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Address: 10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambleside Central 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Ambleside Central Lake District

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