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Lakes Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barrow, Cumbria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The parking was 'neat' when we arrived, but where isn't. No charge either. Then we had a really friendly welcome at reception. Our bedroom was big, spotless and comfortable. A DVD player is provided with a complimentary disc library at reception, although we didn't use it. There was also free WiFi. The position is good. It was a really short... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night over August Bank Holiday weekend, and were certainly not disappointed by Lakes Lodge. The hotel/b&b was a stones throw away from numerous bars , restaurants and shops. There is also a car park, which is a great added extra, but it is tight with small spaces. Therefore if you have anything bigger than a small... More

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Red Lodge, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights in mid August and were very satisfied with nearly every aspect of this charming hotel. It is located within easy walking distance of Waterhead Pier and numerous pubs, shops and restaurants throughout Ambleside. The staff, two delightful ladies, were incredibly helpful and friendly and the breakfast was buffet-style and very tasty. PROS: - Charming -... More

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England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location for walking into Ambleside, bed was super comfy (more than my one at home and that's saying something!) room was a good size, lovely and clean and a good sized bathroom. DVD player was also handy having a little one with us. Breakfast was good and staff all very helpful.

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Northumberland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from three days at Lakes Lodge which was recommended to us by friends who had stayed there several times. We are dog owners so look for places that accommodate but we also like decent places to stay and quite often the two do not go together however Lakes Lodge has worked around this by having several dog... More

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your 'Gem' of a review, yes it would be lovely to be further up the Trip Advisor list!! We will pass on your complimentary comments to Cath and her team at Lakes Lodge and hopefully we will have the pleasure to welcome you back for a future visit. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Whitley Bay
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed Mid August. One double + One twin . Rooms tidy, roomy with very comfortable beds provide a great nights sleep. The double had a very small toilet/shower only room with a great power shower. The twin had bath & shower which was pathetic. The staff were excellent going the extra mile. BUT The breakfast in terms of presentation, selection... More

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review as feedback is really important and we have taken on board your comments, thank you. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights in a lovely large, airy family room. Staff were really friendly and the whole place felt cared for and like the owners were trying really hard to give the best service possible. Great location for the town. Would thoroughly recommend this B&B and hope to return in future.

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely review,we really appreciate you taking the time to put this up on Trip Advisor and look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit, thank you. Regards Jason Hewitt More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely B&B has everything you need for a lovely stay in Ambleside. The rooms are spacious and bathroom well appointed, they have DVDs to use free of charge, there is a car park to use free of charge, and the buffet breakfast was very good. The staff are very friendly and they even gave us a complimentary bottle of... More

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review we really appreciate the feedback, glad you liked the wine !! Regards Jason Hewitt More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The single best hotel/bb we have stayed in. The staff are great, friendly and are more friends than staff. They remember you, make the place warm and welcoming. They love the dog and the dog loves to see them! Which is fabulous. Great place, cannot fault it on any thing!!!!! Good off street parking, 30 second walk into ambleside itself,... More

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

“fan_blumming_tastic!!!!!” love this, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back for trip no 5. Regards Jason Hewitt More

York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Well, this is the first hotel in a while that has had this effect on us. Pretty much everything about our stay at the Lakes Lodge was of a high standard. We will not hesitate to stay there again. The hotel is very well positioned, a mere few minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside, with ample parking for guests.... More

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

What a fantastic refreshing review, Cath will be delighted with your extremely kind comments it certainly makes all the hard work worthwhile, thank you. Regards Jason Hewitt More

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Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lakes Lodge 4*
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Lakes Lodge offers modern facilities usually found only in larger hotels but in a relaxed atmosphere, the best of both worlds! Unlike many smaller hotels the hotel is licensed and offer a wine and beer room service throughout the day. Ice and ice buckets are installed for your convenience and for you to help yourself to. The town house is just 200 metres away from the shops and other local amenities within the heart of Ambleside.All rooms are furnished to a very high standard and in addition to all modern facilities the hotel has installed DVD players in all rooms. A selection of films are available from reception. Family rooms consist of a double and a single bed.Start your day in the cafe-style buffet breakfast room where you can help yourself to continental and full english breakfast. This comprises of cereals, fruit, bread and fruit juice to name just a few items available. Throughout the day the coffee machine is on for you to help yourself to when returning from a day on the lake or walking in the fells.Lakes Lodge is situated only two minutes away from the centre of Ambleside with its shops, bars and restaurants, and a ten minute walk to Lake Windermere and the boating jetties.Just a short walk takes you to Waterhead Bay and the Lake Steamers which take you to Bowness and Lakeside with a chance to explore in greater detail. Ambleside is a perfect starting point for mountain biking, walking or just a complete break away. ... more   less 
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