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The Lakes B&B

12 Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
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Ranked #15 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Claire and Eugene were so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. I stayed in a single room which was a really good size, and fab view from the bathroom window!! Ideal location and as said before by others, attention to detail. I'll go back.

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Kate, Thank you so much for the wonderful review it was a pleasure to have you stay with us we look forward to your return. Regards Clare & Eugene More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my husband stayed here for 2nights.its really nice place, homely feeling, lovely couple is running this b&b, they were v v helpful.they welcomed us v nicely and helpd us every tym whenever we askd something.dy also resverd parking for us on our prior request, dy made yummy breakfast for 2 days.on our demand dy also made lemon curd... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Madhavi & Viral, Thank you so much for the wonderful review it was lovely to meet you both and we are so happy that you had a wonderful time. It was a pleasure to make you lemon curd cake and I am glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you both back in the future. Regards Clare... More

Sacramento, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 2 nights at this amazing B&B in April 2014. Located in the heart of Ambleside, this B&B is next to a wide variety of tasty restaurants and quaint shops. The Lakes B&B is run by the most welcoming and helpful couple, Eugene and Claire. From the moment we arrived, the owners went out of their... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Erin, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. It was lovely to meet you and your husband and we were both really touched by your review. We are so pleased that we made your first trip amazing. We would love to have you come back and stay with us we look forward to your return. We also feel... More

Trelleborg, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cozy B&B with an enthustiastic couple running the place. They were very helpful and friendly. They served a terrific breakfast and tried to make our stay in the lake district as smooth as possible. The B&B is situated in the centre of Ambleside.

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi cecilia, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you and your friends and you all seemed to have a great time. It's great to hear from our guest and know we have made their stay a great one. Regards Clare & Eugene More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was a great find! All of the reviews live up to the experience with Eugene and Claire. If you are looking for a home away from home, people who love people and attention to the small details...this is your place. And that isn't even taking into consideration the location - which is ideal. A hop skip and jump for... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Meredith, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We loved having you and your mum stay with us and it makes us so happy that you had such a good time. We will definitely be in touch with regards are visit to Toronto we can't wait. See you soon Regards Clare & Eugene More

Liverpool
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from 2 day break at The Lakes, wonderful time & B&B was as everybody says perfect, we arrived early on 1st day but Eugene let us leave cases in B&B and park our car, 4 metres from front door, what a bonus. We were in room 1 & it was great, relaxed with lager which Eugene cooled for... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Trevor & Elaine, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We really enjoyed your stay with us and glad you enjoyed your walks. We love to hear from our guest especially when they have had a great time and found our B&B just what they wanted. We look forward to welcoming you both back soon. Regards Clare &... More

Newcastle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Lakes B&B is a wonderful place. I was in room 3 which is the single room, and it was comfortable and immaculately clean. The breakfast is very substantial with no chance of you going hungry. But as the other reviewers have also said, the best thing about this place is the wonderful owners Claire and Eugene. They made me... More

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lakesambleside, Manager at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Mel, Thank you for the wonderful review it was lovely to meet you. We really appreciate your comments and glad to hear from our guest that they have had a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Clare & Eugene More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A pleasure from start to finish. From ringing to confirm everything to saying goodbye Eugene and Claire made our stay just delightful. Even arriving after 11pm at night we were still greeted with a smile and warmth. The b&b itself is in a great location, right in the center of Ambleside, a 10 minute drive into Grasmere and about 20... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Lizzie and Ruth, Thank you so much for the fantastic review we really appreciate your comments. We try are best to ensure our guest are comfortable and have everything they need. It was lovely to have you both stay with us you really had a good time you brought a smile to our faces to see how happy you... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home (homemade cake and tea on arrival and Easter eggs with breakfast). The little touches made our stay special. Lovely warm, friendly atmosphere, it was like staying with friends. Our room was ummacuatley clean and comfortable with everything we needed provided by our hosts, even cotton buds!! We will... More

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lakesambleside, Owner at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Tracey & Malcolm, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you both stay with us, we have met such lovely people and are sorry to see them go. We really appreciate guest taking the time to leave a review and its reassuring to know that our guest are happy with our facilities and... More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you book this B+B you will not be disappointed! Nothing is two much trouble and both Eugene and Clare really go that extra mile to make your stay extra special. Everywhere is beautifully clean and tidy and smells lovely. We arrived as complete strangers and left as good friends and we are planning are next visit of as soon... More

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lakesambleside, Manager at The Lakes B&B, responded to this review

Hi Glinys & Russell, Thank you so much for the wonderful review we really enjoyed your stay with us and feel like we have made new friends we look forward to your return trip. Your review comments assure us that we are making our guest comfortable and happy it does matter to us that we give our guest the best... More

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Address: 12 Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Located in the charming town of Ambleside, in the heart of the beautiful Lake District. The Lakes B&B offers mountain views and is only a 5-minute drive from Windermere, England's largest lake. A home-cooked breakfast is also provided each morning. Guests can enjoy mountain views from rooms which are decorated using natural colours and wood furnishings. They come equipped with a flat-screen TV/DVD as well as an en suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi. The Lakes B&B is just a 15-minute drive from Helvellyn Mountain, England's third largest peak. The hotel is located close to many woodland trails or picturesque walks, some start and finish at the hotel itself. We offer drying facilities and bike storage. We can sort out parking if you let us know you require it. We have a lovely sunny court yard for our guest to enjoy the sun. Free parking is possible but must be arrange at time of booking limited spaces. ... more   less 
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