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5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH, England
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The Old Vicarage
Ranked #39 of 83 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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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed here for 3 nights in a standard double/twin room. Despite charging a premium rate (over £100) per room per night, the room was of a poor standard. Both beds were so horrendously uncomfortable that neither of us could sleep all night. We were forced to sleep on top of the bedclothes, due to the bed... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this guest house because we wanted somewhere dog friendly and it certainly is that. The guest house is well situated close to the centre of town but on a quiet side street very close to the park. It benefits from having its own on site parking and lovely gardens. The place is certainly very pet friendly and we... More

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Lancashire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in this lovely old house which is really warm and cosy. (It is obviously a family run B & B) and we were made very welcome by the family who own it. We had a comfortable room with a four poster bed, and lovely views from room 5 which we shared with my lovely Golden... More

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Stoke on Trent
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location just on the edge of the town with an excellent elevated position. All of the staff were very friendly and willing to help from the moment we arrived. The pool area is like the best kept secret as it was never busy but very well appointed, everyone enjoyed their stay which was following a recommendation from my daughter... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights last week (14th October) with my Golden Retriever and we were very impressed. This is obviously a family run B & B and we were made very welcome. We had a comfortable room with a lovely views. The swimming pool, jaccuzi and hot tub were very much appreciated after a day walking round the... More

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This B&B has all the amenities of a much larger hotel--swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool--with the personal care and ambiance of an old British home. The location is perfect, being very central with just a short walk to shops, pubs, etc., but enough off the beaten path that it is very quiet. It is also centrally located for walks (what we... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

In my opinion this b and b could be a three star hotel. It certainly is the best b and b I have ever stayed in. Lovely quiet location with no traffic noise. Plenty of parking. Lock up for the bikes. We arrived early asking if there was a parking place available. There was. Also a brew. The room was... More

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Plettenburg bay
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Our second stay didn't disappoint. Last time we had the garden suite which is a self contained flat suiting dog owners or couples wanting extra privacy. This time we had a superior room which was really lovely, complete with jacuzzi bath. As with our first stay, the staff we're all very welcoming, helpful & served a super cooked breakfast. Location... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We spent 4 days relaxing here. Cannot fault anything. Beautiful rooms, helpful friendly staff. Our dogs are always very welcome too and as they are a huge part of our family that is such a bonus for us. Love the family atmosphere and they way we are made to feel at home. Plenty of room in the car park for... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed in a family room which was on the ground floor right by the entrance. It obviously also doubled as an accessible room as the bathroom was huge with room to manoeuvre a wheelchair around and a seat for the shower which wasn't hidden within a shower cubicle. Our son had a chair bed made up on arrival. The... More

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Address: Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old Vicarage 5*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Old Vicarage Hotel Ambleside
Old Vicarage Ambleside
The Old Vicarage Ambleside, Lake District

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