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Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District

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The White Lion Hotel | Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kind of regret booking. Felt very unwelcome. There was no lift to room. The staff won't help at all, so it was really difficult for us with many kids. Lucky on arrival a staff help with the luggage purely out of his own personal kindness. So please be prepare to move everything by self up stairs with no help no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was great - clean, great finishes and just what my family and I needed. The bed was slightly uncomfortable but my husband and children slept well. The price was good for the room. Continental breakfast was okay and we paid for a small breakfast - very small. I didn't expect a huge breakfast as I had read the description,... More 

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

Stayed 1 night on trip back from Scotland. Had always wanted to stay here since stopping for drinks when elf-catering in Ambleside over the years. Booking process wa easy and stay even better. Room surpassed expections and staff all very helpful. Bed really comfortable and shower room a great use of space. Breakfast was lovely and Mark a real gem.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the White Lion whilst waling through Ambleside on our first evening. The forecourt was full of lively people having a drink so we decided to stop for a beer. Sitting outside is a fun place to enjoy a drink and watch the world go by. We decided to have dinner as well but found the food to be... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We really appreciate getting feedback from our guests as it means we can keep improving. More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The White Lion is in a fantastic location. The staff were incredibly warm and welcoming; one young lady in particular (sorry didn't get her name) seemed to be everywhere and was always friendly. We were in Room 1 as a family of four and it was spacious, spotless and very comfortable. The bonus was a table and two chairs in... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback on your visit. We’re really glad you enjoyed it and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Dorridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The location of the White lion in the heart of Ambleside is great. The service and friendliness of staff was excellent. The food is not fine dining but good pub grub and is good value. We stayed 2 nights in a spacious room with a good sized bathroom. We both slept well and the stay was comfortable. The only downside... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your comments with us. Our guests’ feedback is really important to us and we read all our reviews. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Location excellent Food excellent Staff excellent Rooms excellent (for an old building) Beer excellent We were part of a group of several families and we couldn't have been looked after any better. We will be visiting again.

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive feedback, we’re really glad you enjoyed your visit. We’ll make sure we pass your comments on to the team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful trip, such an amazon area, I'm so glad we finally visited. I would recommend and will definitely be back. A lot of the trip involved walking and would have been slightly nicer if there had been better weather so would probably come back in the summer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The hotel is in a fantastic location, and our room was very clean, attractive and comfortable.Staff are friendly and helpful, food delicious. We will be returning soon, and will recommend to our friends and family

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great atmosphere and location. Friendly staff and on site parking included. Our room was clean, spacious and comfy. We had a lovely evening meal and enjoyed the buffet breakfast which had plenty of choice and all fresh.

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

We’re glad you enjoyed your visit, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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