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Hillsdale in Ambleside

Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
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Ranked #18 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
lornag1087 Manchester, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very lovely B&B, we stayed here for a few days for our anniversary in August and the owners were very charming and helpful. Gave us great tips of local walks and restaurants. The location is great too, but the road can be a little noisy in the mornings if your in a room at the front. Despite... More

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Doncaster
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32 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Hillsdale and it was just as perfect as the first time. George & Lindsey are fabulous hosts and nothing too much trouble for them. Whilst out walking, our evening restaurant rang & cancelled our reservation due to the proprietors wife going into labour. We were on top of the fells with only a little... More

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

We stayed for 2 very relaxing well looked after and well fed nights this week . Room beautifully presented spotless clean and well maintained . Tremendous hosts ideal location for town and buses etc . Breakfast was lovely , we won,t mention the missing sausage , and well cooked . nothing at all too fault about this b&b and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay in Ambleside and we cannot speak more highly of this b&b! We were warmly welcomed by George and Lindsey who provided us with knowledge of local restaurants and pubs, and on the second day gave us instructions on a walk to Grasmere. Breakfast was fab and filled us up for the day! The room was... More

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Barnsley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hillsdale in Ambleside from 02/08/14 to 09/08/14. We were met by George and he introduced us to Lindsey, and we were welcomed to the Hillsdale. They explained everything we needed to know, about Breakfast / Security /Safety, there is also written information placed in the relevant place in your room for your information.... More

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

Stayed here for 2 nights from August 7th. This was our 2nd stay at hillsdale. Everything spot on. Rooms nicely decorated, clean & beds comfy. Breakfast excellent. George & Lindsey only to happy to offer advise on places to go & recommendations for food & drink in the area. Parking was a few minutes walk away. Ideal if you want... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Hillsdale for a 2 night stay Friday 1 and Saturday 2 August. We arrived around 8.00 pm on Friday night and was greeted with a very warm welcome from George. We were staying in Room 7 on the top floor. The room itself was wonderful and had everything you could want. The décor was... More

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely and informative Review on here! We are so pleased to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and to know that the advice given to you for walking was useful too. We would be delighted for you to come to stay with us again some time. If you do, remember to... More

York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights . We were looked after by the very lovely Dorothy and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was smashing, room lovely and clean but the bed in room one was very hard and could do with a mattress topper on.

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

We are grateful to you for posting such a good review on here for us and are really pleased to read that you were well looked after by Dorothy, our occasional manager, whilst we were away - she is lovely! We are sorry to hear that you found the bed a little too hard for you in Room 1. We... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for two nights from 20 July 2014. We wish we'd stayed longer. This Guest House is brilliant. Dorothy, who was in charge whilst the Proprietors were away, was brilliant. Well organised, informative, friendly - everything you'd look for. The room was lovely, the bed very comfortable and spotless. Breakfast was great - you left... More

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

What a super Review you have posted on here for us! We are delighted to see that you were well looked after in our absence and will make sure that Dorothy and Alasdair (my youngest son) see your comments and realise how much they were appreciated! We would love you to come back to Hillsdale some time. If you do,... More

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent 2 nights in Ambleside. We enjoyed our stay at Hillsdale - albeit we were out from morning till late, there is so much to see in the Lake Districts! The room was comfortable, clean and quiet and the location fantastic right in the heart of the village and a short walk from the lake. Secure parking also... More

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Such kind positive comments - thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review for us on here. We are pleased that you had such a good time here and in Ambleside and hope you might return to stay some time in the future. - Lindsey and George More

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Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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This charming Visit Britain 4*Bed and Breakfast property, with free off-road parking for each room, is conveniently situated in Ambleside town centre in the very heart of the English Lake District, Wainwright's Walking Country. The beautiful waters of Windermere, Rydal and Grasmere are within easy walking distance as are the historic homes of Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. Each room has been individually styled - as the B&B has been created from an original Lakeland Stone townhouse, so typical of Ambleside, no room is the same shape or size, but we hope that each one is as comfortable, attractive and pleasing as the next! All rooms have either a double or king sized bed, newly refurbished en-suite shower room and flat screen TV. Hospitality trays, hairdryers, wine glasses and corkscrew come as standard. Free wi-fi is available. Prices include a selection of breakfast choices. ... more   less 
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