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Riverside Hotel

4.0 of 5 Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a three night stay at the Riverside hotel, it is a real gem of the Lake District. Brenda and Dave are very welcoming and shared their knowledge of the area which was very useful. Room was spacious and spotless and very comfortable and they had thought of everything. Breakfast was amazing and Brenda's home made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned after spending 3 nights at The Riverside Hotel. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. Brenda & Dave greeted us warmly & gave us a brief description of the house & immediate area. Dave's detailed knowledge of the area enabled us to make the most of our time there. All his... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful gem, we had two wonderful nights here. Brenda & David are perfect hosts, sharing their knowledge of the area. Room was spacious and comfortable, they have thought of everything you could possibly need. Breakfast was amazing, we skipped lunch. All local produce that was just cooked to perfection. Could not recommend highly enough.

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Borsbeek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 6 night in the Riveside B&B in Ambleside in August 2014. Dave and Brenda welcomed us very warmly and made us feel at home from the very first moment. We had lovely rooms with all the necessary things.Dave has so much information on the region, you can spend days reading everything, there is tourist information, all kinds... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this little hotel, and David and Barbara really are the perfect hosts who look after their guests with 5 star service, and I have to say that breakfast was the best I have had in a hotel in the U.K, perfectly cooked and really tasty. We stayed at the end of July for 3 days in the 4 poster... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in August 2014, was made to feel very welcome. This is in a lovely location near to Ambleside centre (just a short walk through the park) and Brenda and Dave do everything you would expect and that bit more to make your stay enjoyable. Brenda your homemade bread was lovely. Had a wonderful stay and would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at early August 2014 at Riverside. I was initially surprised that the B&B does not have a unit number, it just said “Under Loughrigg” which was a really long, winding road but if one were to drive further in, one should not miss it. Overall, it was an extremely memorable stay. Two thumbs up! It was rainy... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riverside is the home from home you were looking, which is owned and run by Bren and Dave, who put all their heart into giving you the most thought through customer experience. Dave and Bren have thought of every single detail to make your stay the perfect stay in the lake district and not to mention the high standards of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dave and Brenda simply can't do enough for you, attention to detail and service is faultless and hospitality is 2nd to none, treating you right from the start like old friends. Expect high quality locally sourced food of a very high standard, the cooked breakfast which inc's home made bread and filter coffee is superb and will keep you going... More

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

Riverside at Ambleside is run by the wonderful David and Brenda Milne, who were incredibly welcoming and continuously helpful in making our stay memorable. The rooms are comfortable, clean and a very high standard. They also had locally produced hair and body products which were so great I ended up buying some to take home! The breakfast selection is delicious... More

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Address: Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Hotel 4*
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Built in 1866, Riverside provides award-winning B&B set in a beautiful rural riverside location, but within a 10 minutes scenic walk of the centre of Ambleside. Riverside provides an ideal location to explore many differentaspects of the National Park and we are only 15mins walk from Waterhead where you can catch the Lake Windermere steamers. Riverside has been awarded both an VisitBritain Gold Award and an AA "Highly Commended" certificate,which recognizes both "exceptional quality"and "the very best ten percent of establishments in their category, in the UK" and in addition, Riverside has been recommended by the Guardian and other newspapers and is featured inprestigious publications such as the Michelin Travel Guide and is "author's choice" in the "Rough Guide to the Lakes". Wherever possible, Riverside sources local ingredients and in addition offers natural, organic, bathroom products, made in Ambleside. We have DVD players and a library of DVDs and Riverside is fully WiFi Internet and BT Fusion enabled. Our prices are per room per night. ... more   less 
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