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Riverside Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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Ranked #1 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Riverside is a fantastic place for a break in the Lakes. We had a wonderful stay in this comfy, home-from-home b+b. The breakfasts are superb - try the homemade breads. They're delicious! Dave and Brenda are so friendly and welcoming. We felt at home straight away. The location is perfect - just a ten minute walk from Ambleside town... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Words cannot express the beauty of this B&B or the friendly help from Dave and Brenda. A short walk to amazing restaurants and overall just excellent attention to detail in our beautiful room. Breakfast was amazing! And a perfect and peaceful location. Thank you for the most amazing stay. You have made two people very relaxed and made us feel... More

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Leeds, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 5 nights in summer. Attention to detail is superb. Very comfortable room, spotlessly clean. Ideal location just out of town but lovely walk in through the park, and handy or the easy but very popular Loughrigg Terrace walk to Grasmere (walk there, drink in Tweedies and bus back if necessary!) Well worth paying a bit more for and... More

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Tyne & Wear
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews say it all, Riverside is a jewel in the heart of the stunningly beautiful Lake District. Our third stay here, we didn't want to leave, we've already booked for next year. Superb breakfasts; warm, cosy comfortable rooms; immaculate spotlessly clean bathrooms; countless special touches throughout; tranquil surroundings; it just doesn't get any better than Riverside. Dave and Brenda... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit to this lovely B & B was a delight, and the other two couples who joined us were impressed. The greeting, care and attention from Dave and Brenda was faultless. Brenda’s breakfasts are simply excellent. There’s everything from a range of cereals and freshly squeezed fruit juice or smoothies, through “simple” cooked fare – wonderful soft scrambled... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always return to Riverside - we are sure it is the best B&B in the World. The consistently high standards requires real integrity, authenticity and a concern for detail which Brenda and Dave have in abundance. The friendly and comfortable atmosphere, lovely bedrooms and the excellent position on the edge of Ambleside have made it our haven for special... More

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Skelmanthorpe, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous time was had on our return visit to riverside. Fab hosts Dave and Brenda. And can't forget to mention the fabulous breakfasts and home made bread. Can't wait to return next year for our annual visit to Riverside and the surrounding areas.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

..they should ask Brenda and Dave 1st of all how to do it. Usual warm welcome, amazingly comfortable super king size bed (room 1), the best breakfasts ever, free wifi, mineral water and quality biscuits. Torches and umbrellas if needed. Riverside setting, 10 minutes walk into Centre. Everything is so consistently good. Thanks again for another lovely stay. We'll be... More

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

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 weeks ago

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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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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