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Riverside Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from 2 nights in Ambleside at The Riverside Hotel. Very nice stay and is recommended. Dave and Brenda were very friendly and welcoming. Excellent breakfast and recommend the local sausage option. We had room 2 facing the river which was lovely. Quite noisy with the river rapids outside but very soothing and relaxing. Was nice to fall... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner Douglas and I stayed here for 2 nights. Dave and Bren were absolutely fantastic hosts. The accommodation is superb. Our room was so peaceful and the lovely Lounge with fireplace was a very relaxing place to be. The attention to detail is second to none with all guests' needs thought of. Breakfast was fab - we particularly enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights, the attention to detail is second to none. We were made to feel like old friends, nothing was too much trouble. Dave is so helpful he knew the best walks and places of interest. The food was superb, breakfast was great and Brenda's home made bread was fantastic. We loved their use of locally made... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a wonderful break at this lovely hotel. Brenda and Dave are so friendly - nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts are delicious, the accommodation warm and comfortable and the location is perfect for walking into Ambleside. We would thoroughly recommend it! Jane and Jamie

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute you arrive at Riverside you are made to feel so welcome by Brenda & David.The house is situated down a country lane with the River Rothay running alongside.the bedroom was beautiful-nicely decorated,clean,comfy with tea & coffee making facilities,TV and DVD.The breakfast was excellent,with a wide choice,excellently cooked by Brenda with the added bonus of Brenda's home made... 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*
Number of rooms: 6
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