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The Regent Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES , England
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Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Chris H Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very good first impression, the hotel is situated on the lakeside just south of Ambleside and very easy to find it provides ample parking and the main entrance is very inviting. Our room was on the second floor on the back of the building and although well fitted was a little on the small side. We were lucky with... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, feed back is really important to us and we look forward to welcoming you back for maybe a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Driffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant location, friendly staff and lovely food, 'The Regent' has the lot. Already planning to return. P.S take on the amazing 'The Fell Walker English breakfast' if you're brave or starving. It's fantastic.

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Many thanks for taking the time to write a review we really appreciate the feedback and we are delighted that you were impressed with the Regent Hotel. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Cleethorpes
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes I certainly would. Weather aside as we have no control over it, the first impressions on arriving at the hotel were excellent. The young woman on reception (I think she was called Lucy) was very welcoming and made us feel as though we were welcomed guests. The reception area was very clean and tidy with information about the surrounding... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

Would you stay here again? well it sounds like you would and that is fantastic, thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

oxfordshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been visiting this wonderful hotel for many years and always have a wonderful stay. This is a hotel that is always evolving, improving,upgrading and maintaining it's excellent standards. We have just stayed for 5 nights in a garden room which was very comfortable and kept very clean by the housekeeping team. All of the staff we met were... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

What a fantastic review thank you, it's great when people come back to see us year after year and they are still having a great time, couldn't get a better advert. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Ko Samui, Thailand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this hotel for a one-night stopover after a day's sightseeing in the Lakes and before moving on to Scotland. It's a pleasant enough place, across the road from the lake and a five minute drive from Ambleside town, and it did the job for our needs, though I am happy we were not staying longer than one night.... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, good or bad!! feedback is important to us. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

London
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77 reviews 77 reviews
75 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody and everything was nice in this hotel. This includes the staff all of whom were kind, knowledgeable and helpful. We had bot dinner and breakfast here and both were cooked by a good chef. Indeed the breakfast was extra special in that it ws cooked personally and the ingredients were first class; I cannot remember a nicer sausage. The... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay with us we will pass on your kind comments to all the staff including the chef!! We get a lot of good comments about the sausage, it's from a local butcher in Ambleside called Freddie Garside and he is famous for his Cumberland Sausage. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Buzios, RJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Regent is just across the road from Lake Windermere with its steamers and the open top bus stops just down the road. Ambleside town centre with its many outdoor shops and local restaurants is only a 10 minute stroll away. Rooms are clean and well equipped. The hotel's own restaurant serves very tasty themed British food. Overall an excellent... More

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you had an excellent stay with us at The Regent Hotel enjoying the location and all the facilities to hand. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back for future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Reading, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
115 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As walk up guests we had a chance to see both a standard, and a garden room. The extra £20 is worthwhile for the garden room for space and the fact that these rooms are set back from the road. The location is excellent, just across the road from the lake. The service was good, and food quality for dinner... More

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RegentLakes, Front Office Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review we really appreciate the feedback from your stay and pleased to hear that you like our popular Garden Rooms. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt we'd made the right choice within minutes of walking into the Regent. Friendly, helpful staff at reception immediately made us feel very welcome and once we got to the room the positive impressions continued. Comfortable bed, lovely modern shower and bathroom, hospitality tray and best of all the peace and tranquility of the Lake District was evident just... More

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RegentLakes, Front Office Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you we are so pleased that you had a great experience with us at The Regent and hopefully we will be able to welcome you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Cambs, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have just returned from a four night break at this lovely hotel.the location is great close to everything we wanted to see.The staff are first class attentive but not intrusive.The food was excellent.Our room was good We would definately recommend this hotel .

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Thank you for such a lovely review, feed back is so important and it's great when you get such complimentary comments, we really appreciate the fact you would recommend us, the best form of advertising!! Regards Andrew Hewitt More

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Address: Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Regent Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Regent Ambleside
Ambleside Regent
The Regent Hotel Ambleside, Lake District

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside #4 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, The Regent Hotel is one of the Lake District's premier hotels. Just minutes from all the picturesque villages of Ambleside, Grasmere,Windermere,Hawkshead and Coniston this family-run hotel is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful area. The Regent Hotel offers a wide range of facilities for guests including cosy bar serving great bar food and local beers all day. An elegent restaurant serving fresh locally sourced food including Lamb, shrimps and Fellbred beef. Plus our superb Late Breakfast is served until 12noon everday! ... more   less 
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