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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Whitley Bay
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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

I stayed here recently for a sailing weekend. It's in a good spot, and is clean and modern inside. We were very well looked after indeed, and I would definitely stay again. We had a minor issue with our booking, which wasn't really anybody at the Lodge's fault, but my complaint was answered very quickly and professionally - very impressed.

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

Thank you for this review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed Lakes Lodge and we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our first tour of the lakes. The hotel room (number 15-hillside) was gorgeous with lots of space and everything we needed. Location was ideal with a 5 minute walk to the town centre where we ate and just 10mins in the opposite direction to the lake. Bed was extremely comfortable and breakfast was... More

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

Many thank for taking the time to write this great review we really appreciate the feedback and glad you enjoyed room 15. Regards Jason Hewitt More

Llangollen, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great location in Ambleside! We had read the great reviews on trip advisor and were not disappointed. This place is kept spotless and the staff are so friendly and cannot do enough for you! Nice touch..bottle of wine in room upon arrival for booking direct. The only down side are there are only a small number of rooms that offer... More

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

Loved the title, the team at Lakes lodge will appreciate this and we will do our best to make sure Room 17 is available for your next visit, thank you. Regards Jason Hewitt More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We've just returned from an excellent stay in The Lakes Lodge. We had a lovely warm welcome from Gemma who showed us to our room and was very helpful. The room (15) was recently refurbished especially for doggie guests and was large and well equipped. We liked the extra little touches ie: comp bottle if wine (for booking direct) place... More

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

What a fantastic review, we are delighted that you liked all the little extras in the room and it's brilliant that you will recommend us, 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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