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Smallwood House Hotel

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Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

My friend and I decided to spend a few days in Lakes, we knew the weather wouldnt be particulary brilliant in Nov/Dec. As my friend had never been I chose Ambleside as I have been before and thought it would satisfy shopping and a variety of walks. It felt very central and and being in the village felt perfect at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic hotel. Staff very helpful to dry our wet walking clothes. Very good breakfast. Extremely clean and tidy all round. Very good comfy beds. Could not fault the hotel at all. Woul highly recommend with anyone who is keen on walking and taking there pets along.

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Thank Peter R
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I've just spent another wonderful weekend in Ambleside with our walking club having our xmas party. By popular demand we returned to the Smallwood for the third year running. All 22 of us were well looked after. Nothing appeared too much trouble, the rooms were clean and tidy and all dietary requirements met for the hearty breakfast. I have no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, the room was a comfortable size, spotlessly clean and made us feel relaxed instantaneously. The bathroom had a lovely range of local shampoos and creams, you can tell the couple that own this really care about their guest experience. My wife and I are vegetarian and we were delighted to find a vegetarian breakfast... More 

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Thank Steve R
Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, its so good to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Pleased you enjoyed your breakfast, we do try to offer a good selection for breakfast to suit all diets. Do come and visit again soon, take advantage of our winter special offers perhaps. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I travelled to Ambleside in August with 3 Japanese students that were visiting the UK. Between the four of us we had 2 singles and a double room, all of which were well appointed with tea/coffee making facilities and pleasant furnishings. My bed was comfortable and there was plenty of hot water for the shower. It was the first time... More 

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Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

It is always nice to welcome small groups who have not been to this ara before. The delight shown when they see our beautiful countryside is so nice to see. Your friends were a pleasure to have stay with us. Pleased you enjoyed your stay just as much, hurry back soon. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Stayed at the Smallwood from the 14th Sept for 3 nights with our dog, it was a bit confusing finding the car park, but once we were in and parked we found an entrance at the back and went in, comfortable room at the top of the B & B and a good view from the window. Breakfast was nice... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I have just returned from a very pleasant weekend stay at the Smallwood Hotel, I was in one of the single occupancy rooms (number 5). The room was of a good size, clean, tidy and well decorated, ample clothing storage was available, along with the usual tea and coffee making facilities. The bed was very comfortable and plenty of hot... More 

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Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, we will look forward to seeing you again next year More 

Whickham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Right in the centre of town with private parking for the bike at the back. What more could you ask for. Our room was at the front on the top and surprisingly quiet as the place goes silent about 8 at night. The breakfast was really good and the staff were amazing. Pet friendly, not that it bothered us as... More 

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Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are always happy to have bikers (motor or peddle) this is such a wonderful area for either More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Twelve of us stayed three nights DB&B at Smallwood. Anthony and Christine were also happy to provide dinner for those of our party who had to stay elsewhere. The food throughout was of a very high standard, as well as being plentiful. All staff were extremely pleasant and efficient and I'm sure it will be the number one choice should... More 

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Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, it was a pleasure to have you all staying with us. It creates such a happy friendly atmosphere throughout the building. Groups are always welcome More 

Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Smallwood House is an excellent guesthouse, well-deserving all the positive comments in other reviews. We enjoyed our recent 4-night stay there and hope to return sometime. Words of gently warning however: 1) Ambleside is a busy Lakeland hub and tourist magnet. Smallwood House stands close to the town centre on the main A591 which is busy with traffic throughout the... More 

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Smallwoodhouse, Owner at Smallwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. Its good to hear that you did enjoy your stay and would return again. We dont offer gardens to sit in with peace & quiet, but we do offer a great central position with all the amenities of a small, tourist town in the centre of the Lake District. To top it all our... More 

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