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Lake House

4.0 of 5 Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the lovely helpful staff to the beautiful Hideaway room and the fabulous choice of cooked breakfasts it is impossible to fault this bed and breakfast - though this very description does not do it justice. The view from our bedroom and from the dining room is a gorgeous one of Lake Windermere and probably at its best in Winter... More 

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

'Tip Top'! Well thank you so much for this brilliant review. Be sure to recommend us to your family and friends.We shall welcome you warmly on your future return!! More 

cheshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

only stayed one night but the location was excellent...a 2min walk to the lake and instant access to the fells from the back of the hotel..the drive up to the hotel from the main road is very steep tho so be aware of that ..we asked to change room as the one we were given(14) was in the annex and... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. Room 14 wasn't the room for you and we try our best to aim to please so, i am happy that little problem was able to be rectified for you as soon as possible. More 

Cheshire20
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lake Hour a couple of weeks ago and were not disappointed. From our first greeting on check in till the time we left the staff weren very friendly and efficient. The cooked breakfast was well presented and served with a special available in addition to the normal English breakfasts. Although not having full restaurant facilities we... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words, they shall be passed on to the staff. We are always delighted when guests leave us happy and relaxed. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at the Lake House in November. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was to die for, and the location of the guest house was a perfect walking distance into the town. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it too anyone else. We will most definitely be staying again.

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Breakfast was 'to die for', wow, now that's a great response! Thank you for such a great review and it is good to see that you will be joining us again some time soon. More 

Poulton-le-Fylde
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a lovely spacious room with a view over the lake. Everything we needed was provided and we were happy with the quality and cleanliness of our room. Staff were friendly and helpful and the included breakfast very good. Just a short walk into Ambleside and plenty to do for a weekend within easy walking distance. We enjoyed... More 

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

Lovely review, thank you. Please do recommend us to others, word of mouth is always the best way! Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens and rooms are lovely with friendly, intelligent and helpful staff. Close to Ambleside by foot. A very pleasant spot if you love old world charm with just enough modern influence. The rooms have plenty of space with a shared lounge. Very well heated for winter cosiness.

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Thank you for a lovely review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us at the Lake House and do hope you will join us again in the future. More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a very pleasant three-night break in the Lake House. The location was good, with a view of the lake, nice eateries within a short walk, and Ambleside about a 20 minute walk away. Cooked breakfast was very good - but we would have liked more fresh fruit selection. At first, we were disappointed that our room was a... More 

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

Thank you for the great feedback, however, we are truly sorry for the fault with our alarm system on that morning, i do hope it did not spoil your stay with us! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited for two nights. Hotel in a perfect location not too far away from town and a short drive to Windermere. Breakfast great and staff always more than happy to help. Bathroom facility needs a shower head holder, nevertheless this is only a minor negative.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. We hope you visit us at the Lake House again soon. More 

Milborne Saint Andrew, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our short break at Lake House was very enjoyable. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfasts were very good and the dining room pleasant with nice views. Our room, number 10, although up 2 flights of stairs was well worth the climb as it has a lovely view over Lake Windermere. It also has a large, comfy four poster bed!... More 

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

Lovely comments, thank you. Please be sure to pass these on to family and friends. Hope to see you again. More 

Ireland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Nice spot. Tricky if you are driving getting in/out at street level. Hotel is situated opposite side of road to the lake and a steep climb. Breakfasts are good and freshly cooked to order, which is always preferably to the precooked and kept warm kind. Staff are excellent, helpful and multitasking. There are a few flights of stairs to the... More 

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

Always welcome a good review. Agreed that we are on a steep incline but worth being so for the views from our breakfast room in the morning. Hope for a return visit from yourselves soon. More 

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Address: Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake House 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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