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Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Ambleside LA22 9NJ, England
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Skelwith Bridge Hotel
Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When here. A few days ago for something to eat at the Talbot bar . Firstly the staff were very friendly especially Matt who was very accommodating by giving us a pen and paper to get an autograph for a celeb that was staying at our campsite ,also fab food will defo come again next time we visit the area

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Manchester, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned with the family after an excellent meal earlier in the week. Superb traditional Sunday roast. Lakeland beef very tender washed down with a delicious pint of sunbeam ale. We will be back when we visit the area again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and most staff extremely friendly. Our room was Derwent - not good if you have reduced mobility as two sets of stairs to climb and the outside stair rail is not set at correct height to give max assistance to the majority. Our mattress was rather hard but a lovely view from bathroom window. All the room towel... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in Langdale for the first of our two annual visits to the Lake District and the Skelwith Bridge Hotel again does not disappoint. The same staff, the same welcome, the same (huge) breakfasts and a good choice of menu for dinner: always at least two meat, one fish and one vegetarian main course. The sauces this year were a... More

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews of this place seem at odds with what I planned to write so I'll just say this was our second stay here and we had looked forward to returning to celebrate my birthday. As I have written directly to the hotel - it is difficult to put your finger on what has changed since we last stayed apart... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We are about to stay a week for the second year running. We ate at the Talbot Bar and enjoyed Sunday Lunch in the Hotel over many, many years, when we had a static up on Skelwith Fold Caravan Park. The most recent Sunday Lunch was incredible value - three courses and spending the afternoon drinking coffee in the lounge... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

After a month of celebrating, yes, I have now reached the ripe old age of 60!!!! I was in need of some slow down time,we haven't been to the Skelwith for five years,so it was a wonderful suprise when my husband told me we were going back, just the two of us for a quiet weekend. As soon as we... More

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Nelson, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've stayed at the Skelwith numerous times over the years and always found the staff to be very friendly and welcoming. The hotel is very homely and the rooms are very comfortable and clean, the deluxe are rooms are spacious, This is a very Dog Friendly Hotel and the location is perfect for a Lakes stay

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Belper, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Called in for a pint and a bite to eat in the Talbot Bar of the Skelwith Bridge Hotel after a lovely walk around Elterwater. Good selection of local ales and excellent bar food, just what was needed after a long walk. Chose the Talbot Bar Burger. Chefs recipe burger, bacon, cheese and onion relish served with chips and a... More

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Hampshire UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Third stay at Skelwith, staff, food, rooms all good. It offers excellent value for money. My preferred room is No 15 but any of the deluxe rooms give you a bit more space. The area is great for walking right from the door enabling a car free few days. Looking forward to returning in the future.

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Address: Ambleside LA22 9NJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Also Known As:
Skelwith Bridge Ambleside
Hotel Skelwith Bridge
Skelwith Bridge Hotel Ambleside, Lake District

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