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Lake House

Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our room on the very top floor had a lovely view of the lake and distant hills. It was clean although a bit dated and the bed was just OK. The breakfast was quite disappointing; luke warm tea, boiled (rather than fried) breakfast with rashers of bacon which looked raw. In all, it was a very average BnB and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights in a Hideaway room which is in the annex at the back of the property. The room was a good size with a big bathroom although there was a small leak from the shower. The grounds were attractive & breakfast in the main building had a reasonable choice (although no green tea!). Staff were all friendly... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say about this fantastic place. The room was exceptional, clean and welcoming. The staff are very friendly and caring and cater very well for children especially at breakfast time. The food at the sister hotel was also amazing. We would definitely return in the future. Thank you and well done.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel close to Waterhead Pier. Ample choice and good quality food for breakfast. The hotel does not do evening meals but offers 10% at their sister hotel The Regent which is just on the road below. We had a Hideaway room at the back which didn't have a lake view but was peaceful and quiet. The room would have... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On arrival we were greeted by Rebecca who was friendly and efficient and promptly checked in three couples and showed us all to our rooms within minutes, even offering to carry our luggage. On the first night Rebecca advised us to go for dinner at the The Regal Hotel down by the Lake where we received 10% discount. Very nice... More 

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

fantastic last minute night away, very impressed with our stay. initially we had complications with the booking as booking.com didn't carry our request through to bring our dog however all was resolved with not much of a hitch. we was changed rooms as dogs aren't allowed in the house but this wasn't a problem. The hotel is central in Ambleside... More 

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jasonhewitt, Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Wow! We are thrilled with your review! We welcome dogs in some of our Hideaway Rooms so it is always best to check with us directly to avoid disappointment. We pride ourselves on giving our guests that perfect start to their day... breakfast! Eggs Benedict is definitely a top choice, a firm favourite! Thank you again for such a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for a one night getaway, which in itself is unusual to find at this time of year (several places I rang had a two night minimum policy). We chose here because Lake House is dog friendly...and our dog was made so welcome...even down to a Bonio in a bowl for him on arrival, offer of supplies if we... More 

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jasonhewitt, Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for such great feedback... we are delighted to hear that you have had such a wonderful stay with us and have appreciated our dog friendly rooms! As a family of dog lovers, we like to make our fury friends feel welcome as much as our guests. We hope to welcome you all back to one of our Hideaway... More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was excellent. Staff lovely. Beautiful views. I was very disappointed with my room in the attic. Very small. Terrible mattress. You could feel every spring and the pillows were flat. I don't feel the room was worth the money as the rest of the place was so lovely.

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jasonhewitt, Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you have enjoyed certain aspects of Lake House and appreciate your negative comments too. We have now replaced the mattress to avoid any future discomfort. Please call us direct next time to book one of our larger rooms. More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, smart modern decor, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere Great location - 2 minutes from lake. Very comfortable, luxurious & spacious rooms - we had hideaway room number 15 - felt like you had your own little apartment! Large choice of food at breakfast. Nice little extra touches like fresh coffee available any time, choice of DVDS if you want... More 

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jasonhewitt, Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. It really does mean a lot to us to receive such positive feedback as we do strive to make Lake House as perfect as we can. We hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Lake House 2/7/15 a lovely old hilltop house overlooking Lake Windermere lovely room overlooking the front gardens, and nice size. Staff great Taren on reception lovely. Great English Breakfast .We would stay again.

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jasonhewitt, Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

"Hilltop Heaven"- such a lovely title for the review you left us, thank you! We are so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay at Lake House. Your kind comments will be passed on to Tarryn and all the staff and we do hope to welcome you back very soon! More 

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