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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 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
potter12014 Stone, 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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Stone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived about 6.30 pm in November. Given instructions for parking located down an unlit lane at the stand of Ambleside FC, also unlit. Felt uneasy about leaving car in such an insecure place but negotiated lane with luggage through the darkness and pot holes to accommodation. Met by musty smell probably of dirty carpets on stairs and landings. Room 4... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Years since I've been to Ambleside so was looking forward to a return visit as myself & my partner used this as a base when we ran one of the Lakeland Trails at Helvellyn. This place came up as the cheapest place to stay in Ambleside, £60 per night, we stayed for two nights. You get what you pay for,... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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282 reviews 282 reviews
48 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was a return visit following a good stay last year. As there was only two of us this time, we got a smaller room and it really was small, however nicely decorated. There was no view as it was at the back and the window was frosted as it only looked out onto a fence. There was a blind... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed with friends in this hotel for 2 nights and it was perfectly adequate. It is situated on the main street in Ambleside over a restaurant, from where you collect your room key. The central location is good although there was some noise from the street on the first night (Friday). There is free car parking but this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We arrived and checked in next door at Lily's to get our keys. Once we had got them we were completely independent, coming and going as we pleased without annoying anyone. Our room was really nice and the bed was very comfy. Each floor had a coffee machine with lots of different flavoured teas, different coffees and hot chocolates available.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This hotel is overpriced.the rooms are tiny and cheaply furnished.the picture on the website was my room and is literally as big as you see.The wardrobe(was a door over a recess the floor of which was disgusting concrete)Outside the window which didn't open there is a door which we believe led to the restaurant next door and staff congregated chatting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Please ignore all views about this hotel, I've just come back and it is prefect, right into the middle of city centre, very clean spotless rooms prefect for weekends away. Yes car parks are a bit away but still ideal for everyone also free parking.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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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 Hotel Ambleside
Ambleside Central Lake District

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