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Brathay Lodge

Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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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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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice hotel with excellent breakfast very helpfull owner (Trevour) , we could not have been made more welcome. Our room was very clean and spacious the bathroom also. Travour knew lots about the area and we were able to pick his brains about the walks that were close to Ambleside.

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the trip advisor review and the kind words you mentioned. Glad you enjoyed your visit to the lake district and we look forward to welcoming you in the near future. Regards More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were unable to stay in our usual place so we took a risk with Brathay Lodge. We were met by a lovely hotel receptionist who covered everything. Plenty of reserved parking which allowed us to come and go as we pleased. In our opinion it was one up from a B&B. We enjoyed our stay and... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review glad the risk was well worth it! We look forward to seeing you again and thanks for the kind words towards the staff. Regards More 

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed overnight recently, booking 3 rooms - one dog friendly! All rooms were comfortable and we had a lovely stay in the dog friendly room which was conveniently located on the ground floor with direct access to the car park. It was very clean with fresh, white bed linen and it was a treat to relax in the jacuzzi... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Brathay Lodge through trip advisor. Glad the family enjoyed their stay in particular the dog friendly rooms, Jacuzzi, location etc. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Regards More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

me and my partner decided to have a spontaneous night away so we popped into the hotel when we were out on a walk. the man at the front desk was very helpful and got us a room straight away. the room was very spacious and clean. however i didn't get much sleep due to the hard pillows! overall my... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your trip advisor review we really appreciate the comments. Regarding the pillows the top one's of the two were only purchased in the last 12 months so may not be worn in so to speak however we do have two spare in each wardrobe (older) which may be more suitable. We are pleased you enjoyed... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stayed in the dog friendly lodge, which was just perfect. The location is ideal for the surrounding walks etc. It was a pleasure to be able to do the Fairfield Horshoe, walking out from the accommodation. Little pricey but comparable to similar accommodation in the area. Rooms toasty and warm and the bubble bath was fantastic as it was snowing... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Brathay Lodge and that you enjoyed the pet friendly rooms with their access and locality. Ambleside is fast becoming a dog friendly town with access to pubs, restaurants, bars and shops alike. We hope to see you all again in the near future. Regards More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We were travelling with our 10 year old daughter and found this guest house by shear luck. Firstly although this is classed as a guest house it was better than a lot of hotels we stayed at while travelling in the UK. The rooms were massive and the room we stayed in had a private entrance. The owner Trevor could... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to put a review on trip advisor. Were glad you and the family enjoyed the spacious family room and the facilities on offer. We hope you enjoyed your trip to the UK. Best Regards More 

Edinburgh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed here for a short walking holiday. The owner met us, showed us to our room, and explained everything. All very well organised, breakfasts particularly good for a B&B. Clean and well kept up. Only one very small problem – the Wifi in our room (at the very top of the house) was temperamental – you had to sit... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for reviewing Brathay Lodge on Trip Advisor and for giving us a great review. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent continental breakfast. Good choice of each type of item (eg cereals, hot drinks, breads etc). Great 'conveyor belt' toaster. Attentive, friendly owners and staff who kept things cleared and topped up. Direct line to staff (for emergencies) outside reception hours. Clean, fresh, bright decor. FAB light fittings in dining room. Comfortable guest lounge and dining room. Free use of... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the excellent review we really appreciate you taking the time to give us your feed back. Were glad you enjoyed the location, free on-site parking, large newly decorated bedroom and lounge facilities along with the friendly staff. We look forward to your next visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here on our way to London from Elgin, and were so pleased to have a comfortable bed to sleep in to break the journey. We stayed in one of the dog-friendly rooms (number 4) and it was really convenient to be able to park right outside the room - ease of getting the dog and all her 'stuff'... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind review about your visit to Brathay Lodge, Ambleside on Trip Advisor. Were glad the pet friendly accommodation met your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you all in the near future. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed in the 4 poster room, of which was large, complete with sofa area and a spa bathroom. Room was great, if a little cold initially until we turned the heating up. The gent who greeted us on arrival gave us a detailed description of Ambleside as we hadn't visited before, and showed us the ins and outs of... More 

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Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I was very pleased you enjoyed one of our large recently refurbished four poster rooms. Thank you for your kind words regarding service we are always pleased to hear such feedback and will be passed on accordingly. Thanks once again for the top marks and for your recommendation. More 

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