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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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Riverside Hotel
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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 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in mid January and Riverside certainly lives up to all the fabulous reviews. Brenda and Dave are charming hosts and we were made to feel very welcome. The rooms are great, loved the huge bathroom in room. The location is great, we didn't use the car during out stay, plenty of great walks right from the front door... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just before Christmas and it certainly lived up to its amazing reviews. It’s a wonderful hotel, amazing location with such welcoming hosts and the most gorgeous breakfast. It’s a short walk into Ambleside centre, which only adds to the experience, seeing the amazing night sky and shooting stars. Can’t wait to return. Would highly recommend!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Being self employed I find it very hard to switch off but on arriving at RIVERSIDE I didn't have this problem ! The setting was perfect. The house was so welcoming as were dave & Brenda.our room was lovely with a river view to onside and garden to the other.lots of lovely touches like camomile tea. Bottles of water. Local... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Have tried to book Riverside on many occasions but always full, now I understand why. Location: Excellent Food; Excellent Dave & Brenda: Excellent Value for money: Excellent Cleanliness: Spotless Ambleside is a great place to visit, staying at this Hotel made the weekend memorable I will definitely be coming back to stayl Neil & Julie

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My partner and I stayed here recently for two nights and really we cannot speak too highly of our stay. The house and its whole ambiance are extremely comfortable; comfy sofas, books, an open fire, drinks. The location is perfect; just a short walk from the town centre but nicely away from the main hubbub. And David and Brenda simply... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A beautiful house in a beautiful setting within easy walking distance of Ambleside. The breakfasts were truly excellent and the hosts, David and Brenda, could not have been more attentive or helpful! I would thoroughly recommend this guest house to anyone planning to visit the Lake District.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had a wonderful time in ambleside the hotel was spottless the breakfast.was superb if Dave ask do you.want the large sausage say yes Brenda bread was lovely as were both Brenda and Dave and what's more Dave's a massive Beatles fan all you need is love thanks Rosalie and paul

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This was the best hotel we have ever stayed in, the grounds are beautiful, the rooms are top class and the proprietors Dave and Brenda are attentive kind and lovely. We wanted for nothing. They had fantastic local knowledge and helped us plan our trip highlighting the best sights, walks and the best restaurants. The room as just beautiful with... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I spent four wonderful days at the Riverside Hotel this past September. David and Brenda were excellent hosts and provided great suggestions for walking trips to take. We had wonderful weather too which made it especially relaxing. Breakfasts were always wonderful, with the eggs and smoked salmon our favorite. The variety of breads and jams were something... More 

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Alnwick, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have just returned from a three night stay at Riverside and have to say it was excellent. Lovely location and excellent food! The hosts are well informed about the local area and the hotel itself is immaculately kept. Would highly recommend!

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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*
Number of rooms: 6
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