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Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9BA, England
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Ranked #66 of 82 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five minutes stroll to the north of Ambleside town centre I found this lovely guest house,almost hidden but on the main road. The owner is carrying out exterior maitainance but this does not detract from the interior. The single bedroom had ample space and the en suite was the same. Nice touches was the freshly made biscuit & the large... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I'll review the hotel, taking into account the low cost of this B and B. The outwardly appearance is a bit run down and interior a little dated, but in all honestly that didnt bother me and it shouldn't bother anyone else, as all I was looking for was a cheap place to stay whilst out walking. The interior is... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

As other reviews have said - outside is run down, but rooms clean, comfortable and had all you needed. Homemade biscuit a nice touch. Breakfast good in nicest room in house with sun and view. Place just lacked warmth - never felt really like owner wanted people in his house. Never rude though.

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Situated just outside the centre of Ambleside this Hotel/Guest House is alongside the main road between Ambleside and Grasmere.car access needs a bit of care when leaving as its on a corner and traffic does move quickly there, but not a real problem. Outside appearance is one of needing tlc but at the bargain rate its a good deal.The owner... More

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Doncaster S Yorks England
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

On arrival you will not be impressed with this outwardly run down property which was an old vicarage in better years. Gardens were also a let down. The welcome was however better and internally it didn't look too bad even though the furniture and fittings were tired - I suppose you could say complimentary to the property. Our bedroom was... More

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Mountain View, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

A bit hard to find: driving North from Ambleside on Rydal road go past the fire-police station, and proceed just past a small stone church-like building; notice a driveway and stone wall and keep going slowly. Now! Quickly... just past the edge of the previous property...past it's small stone garage, look for Meadowbank's driveway! Oops, if you miss it and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

As you enter the hallway of this detached B & B on the outskirts of Ambleside it's like stepping back in time. The grandfather clock, the feel of the place is very much old school - and charming with it. The owners are very friendly and helpful too... grabbing my heavier bags and taking them up to my single room.... More

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St Johns, Antigua
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Spent three nights here with my parents, and the general consensus was that Meadowbank is very good. An old building that needs a bit of tlc on the outside belies what lies inside, very clean comfortable accommodations, extermely friendly and helpful owners. The breakfast was superb, help yourself to juices, yogurt, cereals & fruit followed by a cooked breakfast of... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

A last minute booking led us to Meadowbank, this is a lovely B&B with friendly owners. There was ample parking at Meadowbank and its just a short stroll from the village shops and pubs. The room was clean with everything you could need, and had a lovely bathroom with great shower. The breakfast room was spotless with stunning views and... More

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Burton upon Trent
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We stayed here for two nights as a family of four. Getting to Ambleside was a saga in itself as pretty much most of the roads were out due to snow. Actually not the snow, but people abandoning their cars in the snow. It was nice to get inside, unpack and warm up. Breakfast was a nice treat. A choice... More

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Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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