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Rothay Garth

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Ranked #43 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
BEVNorthEast_England North East/ England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and friendly b&b in the centre of Ambleside. We stayed for 3 nights over August bank holiday. Good points: friendly and helpful staff, location excellent, great breakfast, large bedroom, large car park, nice lounge and conservatory to relax in, fresh and soft towels, cleanish rooms. Poor points: rooms do need updating, bed not very comfortable, shower very weak and... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been several times to the rothay garth and it never disappoints. The owners are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Rothay garth is centrally positioned for restaurants and walks and is only a 15 min walk to the lake and watersedge hotel where you can have a drink overlooking the lake. There is also crazy golf... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This B&B sits in the middle of Ambleside with excellent on site parking with flexibility as to when you leave. The welcome is friendly and genuine, the owners clearly love what they do and it shows in the service they provide. The rooms are becoming a little dated but they are warm and welcoming. There is an external veranda to... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My boyfriend & I stayed in Ambleside for the first time & found the Rothay Garth on booking.com. We were extremely pleased with our choice. The staff were so friendly & helpful, & let us check in half an hour earlier than the time stated. The location was fantastic- & we were just a short stroll into the town. The... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed for 1 night while travelling in the lakes, the most friendly owner we have ever had the pleasure to meet. The owner showed us the room before we agreed to take it for the night and we were not disappointed. The room was spotlessly clean, comfortable and the towels and bathroom were also great. At breakfast we both... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived on friday at teatime and after parking the car went to reception were we we're made most welcome and were shown around and up to our room. We then unpack and went out to look around town which was 5 mins walk up the street. Everywhere was within walking distance which was a bonus. We never used the... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed 2 nights at Brathay Lodge , room 12 , great king size bed , and a very nice breakfast, highly recommended . The location is first class , with ample car space , easy reach of the village shops and eating houses.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful few days in the lake district at Rothay Garth. We had room 18 which had a small lounge, great bathroom and a bedroom with a double and a single bed. We had our own entrance and also a back entrance on to the garden which was great has we had our dog Pippa... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have been visiting the Lakes now for over 10 years and Ambleside for at least 7 of those. Once we discovered Rothay Garth we couldnt imagine staying anywhere else. Always a warm family welcome and nothing is any bother. They have a great local knowledge of the restaurants, places to visit and hills to climb. The accommodation and location... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We booked this accommodation direct with the owners and asked for a two night stay over the bank holiday weekend. A standard en-suite double room, for two nights, bed and breakfast was to cost us £170. This seemed a bit pricey but we were, after all, promised 4 star accommodation . . no such luck! The room was very dated... More

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Anna D, Owner at Rothay Garth, responded to this review

Many thanks for your stay with us and subsequent review, we are sorry you feel you had a disappointing stay. In regard to your comments on the price you paid for your stay we would like to say you have definitely not been overcharged and I think you may have read our tariff incorrectly. Our bank holiday tariff for a... More

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Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rothay Garth 4*
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Rothay Garth offers you a blend of understated elegance and warm friendly family service. Set in beautiful gardens within Ambleside, we benefit from a large private on-site car park and superb mountain views. Enjoy our Lakeland breakfast in the Loughrigg breakfast room before heading out, and after a day's exploring relax and unwind with a glass of wine from the bar service in the comfort of our residents lounge - we look forward to hearing from you!! ... more   less 
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