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Kirkstone Foot

Kirkstone Pass Rd, Ambleside LA22 9EH, England
Kirkstone Foot
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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236 reviews 236 reviews
65 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in these cottages several times over the years, typically around New Year, with friends. This year we had three cottages, to start with and then two more, when joined by children and their partners. The cottages are excellently appointed, with well equipped kitchens (including microwave and dishwasher), plus TV and access to Wifi. The bathroom has good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in Yewdale for 3 nights and had a lovely stay. Location is ideal just minutes from centre of Ambleside. Owner Steph is very helpful. Apartment very comfortable and cosy and lovely to return to after a days walk. Would definitely return.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Enjoyed our stay in 'Orchid' so much last year that we immediately re-booked for October 2014. 'Orchid' is an ideal place to stay. Well equipped, clean and with lovely views to the hills from the large patio. It is absolutely ideal for us as a place to relax. It is a pleasure to return, after walking and sight-seeing, to such... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The apartment we had was very good, nicely equipped offering every thing you need. You could change the towels every couple of days (a nice touch) we are looking forward to returning. If there was one very small issue its that you can hear people walking upstairs but that is only an occasional problem. Some apartments allow dogs which is... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Another wonderful trip to Ambleside, made all the more special by staying once again in these fab apartments. We have been staying at Kirkstone Foot apartments for over 10 years and stayed in many of the apartments and they never fail to please. Many choices of apartment are available, including those that allow dogs. We stayed in Gardenside this time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

stayed in 'langdale' again. fabulous! have stayed many times now & have never had any problems at all. lovely new decor in bedroom & new furnishings. also-new management- thanks for lovely warm welcome, steph. very helpful & tips on walks/ places to eat etc.. can't imagine a more peaceful yet central place to stay & cannot recommend highly enough for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Seriously re-consider if you want a good welcome, and good standard of service and accommodation for the price. Location is about the only positive; as long as weather is good. If you're stuck inside, it's not a good prospect!

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British Isles
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just returned from a week in Ambleside; our 7th stay in the last 10 years and all have been at Kirkstone Foot. We have tried a few of their apartments and they have all been good, we have our favourite but I'm not naming it as I don't want others booking it up! The apartments are kept in great condition,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have enjoyed our second stay at Kirkstone Foot, both breaks being in the Bassenthwaite apartment. Having holidayed in the Ambleside area over the past thirty years, we have discovered a real treasure here. Location, comfort, cleanliness and service can not be faulted. We will definitely be back!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This April in Ambleside will be our 7th holiday at Kirkstone Foot . The early years we stayed with our dog in Ghyllside – last year and this year we will be staying in Gardenside. The apartments have a real home from home feel to them – I can be one of the coldest people on the planet but the... More 

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