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Riverside Hotel

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Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Leeds
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to Riverside and hopefully there will be many more. Rooms are well appointed, spotless and comfortable. Lots of nice touches and attention to detail: plentiful lovely Lakes toiletries, quilted loo roll, replenished water and tea/coffee bits. The breakfasts are AMAZING. And Diney's cakes (to take up the fells) and breads are delicious. The location is... More 

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Chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 2 nights at Riverside, meeting up with friends who had arranged accommodation in the centre of Ambleside. We received a warm welcome from Richard & Diney and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We found Riverside to be the perfect location for a relaxing break. Did not realise until arrival how easy it is to walk into Ambleside via Rothay... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the first time we have stayed in a B&B and we were not disappointed. The accommodation was very comfortable, very clean and very well equipped. The family room we had (Room 3 sleeps 3) was big, light, airy and had it's own very spacious bathroom. The breakfast was superb and all freshly prepared that morning. There was a... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted warmly by Richard who introduced us to our accommodation and offered us good advice on eating out and local walks. Our room (6) was a good size, very clean with double aspect views over the river and garden and the double bed was very comfortable. The location is perfect for tranquillity yet being only a ten minute... More 

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Nottinghamshire England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reviewing Trip Advisor for the best accommodation in Ambleside We came across the Riverside which had previously received excellent reviews. The Riverside was as expected with consideration towards every small detail.Our welcome was warm and sincere and Richard gave us maps of local walks and we chose the walk to Grasmere which was as explained ,"a lot of walk... More 

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

We decided to book a short break to Ambleside and consulted trip advisor to find the best in Ambleside, and came across Riverside. The reviews told it was excellent and having experienced it we could not agree more. Riverside is so relaxing and is the perfect location base to experience the lakes. Richard and Diney do such a superb job.... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who have visited before it should be noted that Dave and Brenda have left, selling up to Richard and Diney. Don't worry though as the Riverside is in great hands. The breakfasts continue to be fantastic and I'm sure that Diney will,in time, add some new tweaks to further improve it. They both have the drive and personality... More 

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

Everything was fantastic, room immaculate, shower great, food excellent. I decided to venture into the unknown rather than stay at a 'lodge, and what a pleasure it was. Richard and Diney were great hosts, making the stay a pleasure. The location is stunning and all the amenities of the town are within easy reach. Will definitely return, might even bring... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just enjoyed a lovely three night stay at "riverside". This is a quality B & B set in an extremely quiet, peaceful and beautiful location, yet only a 12 or 13 minute stroll via Rothay Park into Ambleside. The new proprietors Richard and Diney make you feel most welcome and provide a wealth of information both verbally and in written... More 

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

Had a lovely two-night stay at Riverside. Richard was so welcoming as soon as we arrived, and was very helpful in his recommendations in Ambleside. The room was spotless (literally perfect) and every little detail is considered - from the toiletries in the bathroom to the delicious breakfast. Diney's homemade bread was delicious and such a nice touch - it... More 

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