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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 11 hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked last minute and were delighted with this hotel. Good location, room was perfect and good size. The staff were very friendly and breakfast was plentiful, set us up well for our days walk!! We would defiantly return for a longer stay next time. You can see the hotel is being maintained well and seems to be looked after... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We decided to book this hotel for the Easter weekend although based on the price they were charging for each night I would have expected a lot more. On arrival we had no problem in parking and was greeted by the receptionist who then went on to show us our room. The room itself was very clean although somewhat small... More

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newcastle upon Tyne
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every year my wife & I have holiday in The Lake District. For many years we have chosen The Regent Hotel at Waterhead Bay, Ambleside. The hotel not only enjoys a superb location (across a road from Lake Windermere) but offers excellent accommodation, food etc. The hotel is family owned and run offering very comfortable rooms (we always book a... More

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This small hotel is just steps away from the shore activities at Waterhead, and a 10 minute walk from the hotspots of activity at Ambleside. The garden rooms were more secluded and set in a lovely small garden - ask for one! The staff is attentive and accommodating. Breakfast was generous and available from 8 until noon - sleep in!... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped hear for light bites in the afternoon, The ambiance of the hotel and the restaurant was beautiful. The food was outstanding and the service was impeccable. I will definitely recommend this hotel to friends and family and would visit again.

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you TripAdvisor. We chose this hotel solely on the reviews on here when we were looking for a last minute room. We were offered a very reasonable price and had a great stay. A lovely modern hotel, friendly and very attentive staff, great food in the restaurant and of course a perfect setting beside the lake. We would definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in this lovely, small hotel in the first week of April. We had a ground floor room in the courtyard. The room was a good size, tastefully decorated with a very modern bathroom which had a wonderful walk in shower. Tea and coffee were provided in the room which also had a flatscreen tv. The choice... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel with contemporary, tasteful décor throughout. The staff were hospitable and welcoming, particularly the team in the dining room who were exceptionally courteous and considerate. The breakfast, which is available until noon, was delicious and plentiful. The only down side for us was the bar closing at 9.30pm, and some early morning noise from the maintenance... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb location, wonderful staff, excellent food, & lovely rooms. Keep this a secret. Easy walk to Ambleside centre with good shops & eateries. Plenty of good walks, either level or more difficult. On a good bus route,so no need to use the car.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value hotel with modern rooms and facility's , pleasant staff and great location. We stayed in March and had no problems with heating as the rooms were very warm. A short walk to the ferry boats or a little longer to Ambleside town but nothing strenuous. Try steak night great value ,great meal.

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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 it sounds like you had an enjoyable stay and hopefully we will see you again when you visit the Lakes. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

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Additional Information about The Regent Hotel

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