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Ambleside LA22 9NJ, England
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Skelwith Bridge Hotel
Ranked #7 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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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is and always has been warm and welcoming to travellers and walkers alike. The food in the restaurant has ample selections for all but feel care must be taken to ensure this is separate from the bar menu as when we stayed two choices where removed off the menu and not until the second choice was removed did... More

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Croft, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a new reviewer to Trip advisor but a long standing visitor to this hotel , I am compelled to set the record straight for those reviews marked as 'terrible' and 'poor'. The management has indeed recently changed and it can be seen the they have worked hard to make improvements , minor tweaks here and there . The food... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and comfortable hotel with good sized beds within easy reach of Windermere. Good value option for dinner, bed and breakfast which didn't disappoint. Good service where everyone was made to feel welcome including our 3 year old son who was a tad tired during dinner.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel over bank holiday weekend in August with my brother-in-law and his girlfriend. We had a deluxe room on the top floor and we were very happy with it. If I had a niggle about anything, it would be that the taps over the bath need replacing and they need a new shower as it trickled.... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Skelwith Bridge Hotel, last week and was very impressed with the hotel, particularly the accommodation. I stayed in a standard room, and although I thought it was a room recently refurbished, the manager told me otherwise, hence will look forward to seeing the room(s) refurbished to an even higher standard than the current level. Staff were always happy... More

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Binfield Berks
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel with relatives that had recommended the hotel as they had been going to this venue for the past 30 years. We understand that the property has changed hands to the detriment of the quality of services including the poor quality of the food. The hotel is in a buitifull location with access to many parts... More

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JDManager, Guest Relations Manager at Skelwith Bridge Hotel, responded to this review

I read with great disappointment your trip advisor review. I find it hard to believe that you experienced the problems mentioned during your stay with us. Having spoken to the management team about this review not one can recall their being any issues mentioned or reported at any time with regard to food quality, service or anything for that matter.... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
54 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights on our way to our holiday in Scotland. This is a beautiful and quiet location in a wonderful part of the Lake District, with first class access to so many of the lovely places you want to go while here. We had a very small room, but there was room for all... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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Additional Information about Skelwith Bridge Hotel

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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