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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
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Ranked #31 of 76 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
greek17 Carlisle, United Kingdom
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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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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Highly recommended for couples. A wonderful location with fantastic views. We stayed in one of the Superior Rooms which couldn't be faulted. Breakfast was buffet style with a great choice of full English or Continental items. Very helpful staff-what more could you need.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake house was booked for my husband and I for our 40 th wedding anniversary by our two daughters. Great location. We had room 1. Ideal as my husband has chronic back problems. Lake House is very nice. I guess lacks a bit of charm and personal touch. There never seemed to be anyone on reception. Breakfast buffet style.... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since 2010 the Lake House has become an annual fixture in our diary. Visiting in February/March it is ideally located for all that we need in the Lake District. The room (with lake view), the staff, the service, and the breakfast are all excellent. In addition there is the associated (& locally situated) Regent Hotel where you can enjoy a... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

'Excellent in all respects' well it really doesn't get much better than this thank you, I am delighted that you had another enjoyable stay with us at Lake House and we all look forward to seeing you again when you visit Ambleside. Regards Jason More

Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on a visit from Canada to England in April 2012. We were looking forward to this leg of our journey, and the Lake House did not disappoint! This place is directly across the street from Windermere Lake. Lovely views. Comfortable rooms. Charming ambiance. What more could we ask for? Oh yes...an absolutely delicious breakfast!... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

“Lovely place to stay in the Lake District!” thank you for this fantastic review, we are delighted that we lived up to expectations and when you visit England again you must look us up. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We know the Lake District very well and usually stay in our touring caravan in quieter areas. This short 4 day trip was with brother and wife from London who do not know the Lakes. I decided that Ambleside would be central for giving them a taste of the area. We both found Lake House on TripAdvisor and agreed the... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor we really appreciate the feedback and delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and hopefully we will see you again when you visit Ambleside. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to spend a few days in the lakes after a busy period at work and we were so glad we opted to stay at the Lake House. We had read the reviews prior to booking and thought it sounded lovely, and it was. The guest house was really easy to find, the entrance situated on... More

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jasonhewitt, Owner at Lake House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words which are always appreciated! Glad you found Lake House ideally situated with the bus stops and proximity to the restaurants in the village. Also glad you enjoyed our hot breakfast buffet! Hope to see you again. Jason. More

Stratford Upon Avon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and decided to spend a weekend away for her birthday and after a lot of time researching a nice place to stay, we decided on the Lakehouse. We were not disappointed. Breakfast was great as was the room and a fantastic location right on the lake. There is a brilliant walk with great views of lake Windermere directly... More

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jasonhewitt, Owner at Lake House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review.We are glad you enjoyed your weekend with us and hope to see you at Lake House again soon! Kind regards Jason. More

Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This was our second time to stay at the Lake House and once again we had a great experience. We took our dog with us and stayed in one of the Hideaway rooms and loved it. The whole place is so well looked after and the staff are a credit to the hotel. Breakfast - wow - didn't need to... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

“The Place To Stay In The Lakes” what a fantastic review it makes all the hard work worthwhile and we will pass on your very complimentary comments to all the team at Lake House they will be delighted. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went for a relaxing weekend break and on first impressions the hotel is lovely. We asked for a room with a view and we certainly got that, it was a fantastic view overlooking the hills and the lake, however it was up 2 flights of stairs. The room was clean and the bathroom had a fantastic shower, but if you... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review, it sounds like you enjoyed Lake House and Ambleside and hopefully we will be able to welcome you back for a future visit. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Lake House . A very nice welcome awaited and we were lucky enough to stay in a cosy room right at the front of the house looking over Windermere . Bathroom was small but very modern . The shower was huge and underfloor heating was wonderful ! Soft white towels and nice toiletries... More

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jasonhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you we really appreciate the feedback and recommendation to your friends, best form of advertising!! Regards Jason Hewitt More

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Additional Information about Lake House

Also Known As:
Lake House Hotel Ambleside
Lake House Hotel
Lake House Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This family run country house has spectacular views across Waterhead Bay, Windermere Loughrigg Fell and the Langdale Peaks as well as offering stylish, modern and luxurious accommodation. With its country house atmosphere combined with stylish decor and modern luxury touches, not to mention its eighteen gorgeous bedrooms and wonderful raised vistas, Lake House is a perfect place to stay and make your own. Come together in the large, light dining and living area with stunning lake views, or find your own space to relax and escape on one of the lovely reading landings or from the privacy of your large bedroom. Lake House manages to combine grandeur and intimacy in private surroundings for all occasions. Please note, due to the relaxing nature of the building rooms are not suitable for children.Each of the 18 bedrooms are decorated and fitted to the highest standards, all en-suite with TV with DVD, CD players and tea/coffee making facilities. Some superior rooms feature four poster beds and have the best views over Lake Windermere.Traditional Lakeland breakfast is served in the dining room with an array of continental breads, cereals and fruit with wonderful lake and mountain views. Full English is set out for you to help yourself and there are trays for you to take it all up to your room if you so wish - breakfast in bed do it yourself style!! ... more   less 
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