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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family have been holidaying at the Regent Hotel Ambleside for 28 years. We have always found the family and staff welcoming and helpful on all occasions. There are a number of options to choose from when eating at the hotel either in the bar, your room or the hotel dining room. We always choose the dining room because we... More

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Lichfield England
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36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from 3 nights at the Regent and I have to say it was an excellent Hotel. Stand out items, the Staff at reception were superb, very friendly, polite and helpful. The breafasts were really good, great choice, smashing full english. The room was good (not great) no view but apart from this couldn't be faulted. Nice location a... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has proved above and beyond exceptional. We arrived by chance having booked a caravan (which we left as it was filthy) - we were passing and asked if any rooms. I don't want to leave. The lady on reception was outstanding and has done nothing but help. Rooms are exceptional.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This may well be the best review I've ever given as I am toiling to find anything to complain about. We got lost (our fault) and arrived frazzled and the very charming and friendly redhead at reception smoothed our ruffled feathers with a lovely welcome. We had a garden room (huge and very nice with a comfortable bed and we... More

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

What a fantastic review our red headed Receptionist, Lucy is delighted with your very complimentary comments all the receptionist would have like to say it was them but they don't have red hair!!. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor and hopefully we will have the pleasure to welcome you back for a future... More

Bangalore, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 4 night stay at the Regent was excellent. The hotel is a family run one as I came to know. Its a wonderful hotel right next to the ambleside lake. People here are very arm and always ready to help. The breakfast is simply fantastic, especially the eggs to order. Only thing which I has a slight problem was... More

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

“Excellent stay and wonderful people” this is lovely thank you, we will make sure your kind comments are passed onto the team at the Regent Hotel and we look forward to seeing you on a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this little gem in 1986 when I was sent "Up North" to do some training work for my then employer NatWest Bank. Whenever I return to The Lakes I always try to rebook into The Regent and have never once been let down on Service; Rooms or Food ( i did make the mistake once of venturing further... More

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

Return customer from 1986 it doesn't get any better and your coming back again that is great, we look forward to seeing you again, thank you. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a quiet few days away in a clean, friendly hotel with good food and great staff and thats just what we got. Great value for money in a great location. Staff are very friendly and really go out there way to make your stay most enjoyable.

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

Just the ticket! I like this just about sums it all up, thank you. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Solihull, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel with our six grown children and boyfriends to celebrate 30th wedding anniversary, so we wanted a good time with family who all travelled from afar. The hotel did not disappoint and helped in everyway they could to make this a special event . The odd little thing like getting breakfast orders wrong was no major issue, (... More

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor it's great to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable celebration with us at the Regent Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 nights stay at the Regent. First impressions were that the hotel was bright, modern and cared for by the staff. The hanging baskets were stunning. We had a standard room on the top floor, this was a little cramped and fine for a short stay but if it had been really hot I would have... More

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

We are delighted that we have been added to your list of hotels to return to for a future visit, it makes all the hard work worthwhile, thank you. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Cumbernauld
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a 2 day stay at the Regent, every member of staff from reception to bar and restaurant staff very nice, and cannot do enough for you. We ate in the restaurant both nights, the food was excellent. The meals do take a while to come out, but we were not in a rush to go anywhere, so... More

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

"Very pleasant staff" they will be pleased!! thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor we appreciate the feedback especially when it's a good as this!! 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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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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