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The Fisherbeck

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DH, England
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Ranked #3 of 11 hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have just returned from another fantastic stay at the Fisherbeck. This time we had my parents with us. As ever the greeting we had from all the staff was excellent. Both rooms were very good with great views of the fells and the breakfasts were incredible. As an added bonus the weather was stunning too which... More

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Middlesbrough, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Young couple for 3 night walking break; good location , parking was a hassle and on arrival staff not hospitable, we had no tour of building, were not made aware of details such as housekeeping times, check out times etc. From looking online the expectations of the room were greater than the room we got; at the back of the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another fantastic stay at the Fisherbeck. The staff including the breakfast ladies were excellent and the breakfast was wonderful. We did a long crag walk and asked that the breakfast flapjacks were wrapped for lunch. They were as good as lembas for the walk. Would definitely recommend for anyone wanting to stay in Ambleside - great parking too!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from our 4th stay at the Fisherbeck and the standard is every bit as high as the first. The hotel is spotlessly clean throughout. The room was lovely with a comfortable bed and white fluffy towels. The breakfast is outstanding with plenty of locally sourced well cooked food. The service is excellent. The Lite Bite menu is excellent... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Ambleside often but have never stayed at the Fisherbeck before, having searched online for a family room for four we chose this hotel, largely based on reviews. On arrival the proprietor gave us a warm welcome and showed us to room 19 at the top of the house, there was an enormous picture window with fabulous views... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From first arriving at the Fisherbeck you get the feeling of being welcomed, everyone is really helpful. Stayed in lovely spacious ground floor room, en-suite bathroom with both bath and shower and after a hard walk in the hills is great. Breakfast to die for with a large selection on offer plus some tasty specials. A couple of minutes walk... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A recent reviewer stated the Fisherbeck had no '"Wow." That is not surprising. It is tradional with all the touches that speak of extra value. Service is at the fore and the Breakfasts are very high quality. Warm, comfortable and spotlessly clean, the Fisherbeck has polite, welcoming staff who go out of their way to help, in our experience. Great... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over the valentines weekend - 3 nights for the price of 2, romantic but still price conscious :) After researching several b&b's and hotels in the area we plumped for the Fisherbeck and booked via their website which was very simple and received a nice confirmation letter a couple of days later. It's in... More

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

We have just spent another lovely 3 nights at the Fisherbeck. The staff as usual were courteous and attentive. Gillian and Raymond are the perfect hosts. Great breakfast with homemade muesli bread and jam. Eggs are always perfectly cooked. Comfortable lounge to sit in when the weather is not too good. Will be returning again very soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Fisherbeck for 3 nights. The hotel location was ideal, situated a few minutes walk from Ambleside town centre. The staff and service received was excellent. Our room was clean, with plenty of room and the most stunning view of the hills on the horizon. We had a good nights sleep in a very comfortable bed. A... More

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Also Known As:
The Fisherbeck Hotel Ambleside
The Fisherbeck Hotel
Fisherbeck Hotel Ambleside
The Fisherbeck Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ambleside
#2 Family Hotel in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WELCOME TO THE FISHERBECK. When you are away from home you want to be comfortable, so why not relax on our luxury leather sofas, enjoy a glass of wine, cool beer, cappuccino or latte, perhaps with a little something from our light bite menu. And then sleep easy in one of our individually designed bedrooms, some with fantastic views, balcony, spa bath or king size bed.If you are looking for a truly hearty well cooked breakfast, for several years we have been the recipients of the Good Breakfast Award. We make our own muesli, granola, breakfast muffins and rum butter. Eggs are collected direct from the farm for absolute freshness. Award winning bacon, sausage and black pudding are sourced locally and our smoked haddock and salmon are some of the finest in the north of England, all cooked for you personally. If you want to be well located with really great views of Loughrigg Fell and onwards to the Langdale Pikes, an easy stroll to shops, restaurants and the lake, we really are perfectly located in Ambleside right in the heart of The Lake District. Our 18 bedrooms are all en-suite and three feature balconies overlooking magnificent Lakeland views opposite. Supremely comfortable, the rooms are equipped with all the facilities you need for a luxurious stay in the heart of this most beautiful area. Our sheltered garden provides a tranquill place to relax and admire the glorious panoramic view of the Langdale Pikes, Wansfell and Loughrigg Fell. ... more   less 
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