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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 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first arrived at the Regent and were taken to our spacious, clean and tidy room. The bed was very big and comfortable and we had complimentary teas and coffees along with biscuits too! The bathroom was very clean and the shower/bath were great. Breakfast was very nice and offered a variety of foods such as full english breakfasts and... More

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

What a great review, thank you we really appreciate the feed back especially when it's good!! We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely hotel, situated a short stroll from the lake and about a 10 minute stroll into town we upgraded to a garden room, we were in number 40, it is on the end and felt very private it has a balcony and we started our break sitting outside sipping wine in the afternoon sun bed was large and comfortable and... More

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

Many thanks for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in one of our popular Garden Rooms. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a weekend in a group of 12 family members to celebrate an 80th birthday. From booking, arriving.dining,staying, we couldn't have been looked after better by all staff who couldn't have done any more for us. We had a great table set for us in the dining room for all 12 of us on a large square set table... More

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

We are delighted that you had an enjoyable family weekend and your Mum had a great 80th Birthday, we enjoyed having you all to stay and look forward to welcoming you back again sometime in the future. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

West Yorkshire, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed in Ambleside many times but thought we would try the Regent after reading the reviews online. The hotel is sited right by the lake and about 10/ 15 min stroll into Ambleside and the bars, shops and restaurants. The hotel decor is not super modern but the rooms are bright, airy and have high ceilings which adds to... More

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

“Friendly, clean, great location, value for money!” well this says everything, thank you for taking the time to write this marvellous review. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Newcastle upon Tyne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A long time family owned hotel. The public rooms are all very modern and create a welcoming atmosphere. We had dined here on a previous trip and decided to stay on our next visit. We had a courtyard room well equipped and spotless.Wonderful selection for breakfast, most ingredients locally sourced. Our dinner was too plentiful for our elderly appetites but... More

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

Many thanks for your lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Regent and look forward to your return visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

When we arrived the hotel had put the rooms in my deceased fathers name, we were 3 females and there was never a mention of a man with us. When asked for the reservation document to be changed the receptionist hand wrote and 's' at the end of Mr. We stayed in the dog friendly rooms adjacent to the courtyard.... More

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No record of your stay are you sure you have the right hotel !!! More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Have not stayed at the Regent for a few years and have noted some small changes, however our stay was one to remember. We shared a courtyard room with our son which was very clean and roomy, our son had a full single bed and not a fold away one as we have encountered in the past in nearby hotels.... More

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

Thank you for your lovely complimentary review it so nice when we get return guests and it's good to hear that we would be top of the list for a future visit, thank you. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Stockport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great hotel in ideal position for access to lake and ferries, walking distance to Ambleside centre nor as a base for exploring further. Comfortable room, good food and helpful staff.The only two minor negatives are that the tables by the window are a bit too close together and that there was no WiFi in room

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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 we really appreciate the feedback and it sounds like you had a good time. We also have some good news we have a new wifi system so you now get a signal everywhere so no problems when you next visit us. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Wallasey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed for surprise 50th present for husband.Absolutley amazing place,surrounding area. outstanding views. warm welcoming,lovely breakfast...whisky soaked sultanas scrumptious!!! Would certainly stay again....

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

We like reviews like this when guests have a great time and enjoy all that we have to offer, just a little bit puzzled about the snow!! Hopefully we will see you again sometime for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fabulous place. The location was amazing. The food was gorgeous. The cleanliness was excellent and the staff were all great. Comfort was lush too. The only reason I haven’t given this 5 is that in one block (The Courtyard) where we were, dogs are permitted and whilst everyone thinks there dog is no problem, one little blighter kept me awake... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, delighted to hear that you had a fabulous time with us, sorry about the dog normally we have no problems. 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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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
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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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