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Nanny Brow

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Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Nanny Brow as part of our mini moon, immediately after our wedding, and it was perfect. The location is excellent, the views are beautiful and you're well placed if you enjoy walking or if you want to visit Ambleside. Breakfast is fantastic and full of great options in case you stay for a few days. The staff are... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We were delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your mini moon with us and thank you for your kind words as to how great all the staff are. I am pleased you liked our breakfasts and that there was plenty of choice as you had stayed a few days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the strongest possible terms we recommend Nanny Brow. 5 stars, no hesitation. We've just come back from a Saturday-Tuesday short holiday, and I just wish we had stayed longer. We've holidayed in the Lake District a few times, but this was our best experience yet. A large part of that is because of the room, breakfast and staff and... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for such a beautiful heart felt review. I actually printed it off and read it out to all the staff this morning after breakfast service and all their faces lit up with pride. As you witnessed we all take tremendous pride in what we do and try to ensure that our guests stay is is first class.... More 

Solothurn, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an average B&B with 5 star hotel prices. Room and WIFI were good but cleaning was not thorough for example a dirty wet flannel left in the bath was simply folded and placed back on clean flannels. Tourist information in the draw was from 2013.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

I was upset to read your review and in all honesty I am at a loss. I actively clean the rooms with my staff to ensure standards are high and I am saddened to hear about a damp face cloth incident. I will mention to all cleaning staff about this. When you left you spoke to me about your upset... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just arrived back from a lovely stay at Nanny Brow (our first) have to say it was excellent. We stayed in the Buttermere Suite which was really comfortable and beautifully decorated, everything spotlessly clean with a wonderful bathroom with walk in shower. Everyone was really friendly and welcoming including Josh and Myffy the two resident border collies we even had... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Its always a delight to read how friendly our guests felt we were and how spotlessly clean the house is. Its delightful to hear how much you enjoyed Myffy and Josh's company and our home made cakes. All the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this trip as a gift for my parents 40th wedding anniversary and they returned today absolutely thrilled with everything about their stay,they particularly loved the quality of the food and would love to return again in the future. Thankyou to Susan for making their stay ine to remember.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Dean, It was a delight to look after your parents and we were so pleased to hear from you that they enjoyed them selves. I hope they will come and stsy soon and you to. All the best Sue More 

Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nanny Brow is a jewel in the Lake District. Not only is it all you would want and expect from 5-star accommodation but all the little unexpected extras that put it above the others. Nothing was too much trouble and the house and grounds are exceptional, as are the views from all rooms. Thank you for making our stay so... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for your lovely review and high praise. It was lovely to hear how highly you thought of us all and that all our little touches made the difference to your stay. It was especially nice to hear how much you liked the gardens I think a lot of guests don't realise that we have over 6... More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned home from our second short break at Nanny Brow. This Arts and Crafts house is beautifully decorated and equipped, the attention to detail is superb. The bed rooms are stylish and well appointed, the breakfasts are as near perfect as possible with quality food and home made preserves. Nanny Brow is not cheap but is wonderful value for... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to post another review following your recent stay. It is always lovely to read our guest reviews and even more special when returning guests love it as much as their first visit. We look forward to seeing you both soon. All the best Sue More 

Newport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for our 20th wedding anniversary and were not disappointed. The impressive premises sits up, off the road to Langdale, providing superb views of the fells. Our room (Buttermere) was lovely, having access to the gardens via our own patio door. The bathroom was luxurious, clean and spotless. Tea making facilities were available and two slices of fresh cake greeted... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

hi Ian, Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay to celebrate your 20th Wedding anniversary All the best Sue. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly warm welcome, the rooms were lovely, beautiful views and peaceful setting. Fabulous breakfast too, thank you for a wonderful weekend break. Would recommend this place to anyone, we will definitely be returning here in the future.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Hi Laurence, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a delight to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best Sue More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite simply one of, if not the best hotels we have stayed in. We were drawn to this property by the reviews and pictures on Trip advisor and having spent 2 nights there, we would certainly recommend this gem of a place to anyone. Susan and family made us feel very welcome on arrival and throughout our stay...nothing was too... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your mini moon with us all at nanny brow. My husband Pete is always delighted to hear that guests have been exploring the beautiful gardens and enjoyed them, the gardens have always been his project and the room interiors mine. I will also pass on your... More 

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