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5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH, England
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The Old Vicarage
Ranked #34 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coldstream, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I, and my son who has sight difficulties, stayed for 4 days in July 2014, and were well aware that this hotel enjoys a reptuation as a good dog friendly hotel, which does not charge extra for your dog. If this hotel can manage to survive in a challenging economic climate without charging for a dog to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed last night, had the best welcome we've ever had on our arrival. We stayed in the superior room. It was gorgeous, clean, huge bed, good side tv, spa bath and more. Towels , slippers and dressing gown ready to go for a dip in the pool then a relax in the hot tub. Breakfast a good selection of foods.... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in room 10 which was lovely and spacious. It had a spiral staircase with bathroom and small area downstairs and bedroom upstairs. The owners were very pleasant and breakfast was lovely. We went down to the swimming area which needed a bit of TLC, the jacuzzi didn't work properly. It is situated ideally and you can walk into... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a lovely traditional B&B in the middle of Ambleside, close to all the amenities and with parking too, a great advantage here.A family run house with an added extra of a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna! Our room was spacious, clean and had everything we needed, including a lovely bathroom with spa bath. A good choice of... More

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just got back from old vicarage Ambleside yet again it was fab five nights can't wait to go back it's so nice weather could have been better but this did not spoil a thing I am now on a diet after the hearty breakfast and all the food I've eaten roll on next time great

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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Old Vicarage is just another B&B, it doesn't deliver the experience it's website promises or it's price dictates. We received a warm welcome and were pleased to get a parking space. Our room was spacious but the decor was sickly pink with heavy tapestry drapes. What lets it down? Cluttered/ tired feel, the conservatory needed a good clean with... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great B&B. Location is good - very easy walk into the centre of Ambleside within minutes, but tucked away from traffic and main streets. Close to park which makes it easy for access to walks in teh directio of Grasmere. Clean and tidy. Friendly and accommodating. Having the pool and sauna is good. Parking (which can be difficult in Ambleside)... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Super staff make this a really homely place to stay, with the added bonus of a hearty breakfast, swimming pool and central location in Ambleside so it's a very convenient hotel for a weekend in the Lakes.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As previous visitors, but not having been for some time, our recent short break proved standards have not fallen at this excellent hotel in Ambleside. The atmosphere is very friendly and it feels like you are staying with a family - which in fact you are as you will see from the room guide - rather than in a hotel.... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at a superior double room ( no 7). As mentioned by other reviewers, the b&b's location is idyllic ( lovely garden) and peaceful, yet close to shop and amenities. The check in process was fine but the person who greeted us didn't feel particularly welcoming or even happy to be there... On the other hand... More

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Address: Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old Vicarage 5*
Also Known As:
The Old Vicarage Hotel Ambleside
Old Vicarage Ambleside
The Old Vicarage Ambleside, Lake District

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