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Melrose Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 relaxing nights at Melrose Guesthouse. We were impressed with the gorgeous, spotless clean room, bathroom and with the amazing view from the top floor. Services such as breakfast, facilities, cleaning, access to spa, swimming pool and sauna all added to a quality of our Holiday. Alan the owner was very friendly and helpful in terms of giving... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a place and what lovely folk as owners. Myself and my wife stayed at the Melrose for our anniversary, staying in the red room. Just perfect in every way, the room was superb. Set in the perfect location in ambleside, right next door to some great eateries, within easy walking distance of lake Windermere and the start of some... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a B+B in Ambleside you'd be hard pushed to find a better option than Melrose House. Just returned after 3 days there, very pretty from outside,spotlessly clean room (and I mean spotless) with an excellent choice for breakfast,using only the finest local ingredients. Secure overnight parking option 2 min walk for £3.00 per day is... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was spotlessly clean and the room was just gorgeous! We had the luxury of staying in the 'Red Room' it was beautifully decorated by Lynne the owner, she also had a very keen eye for detail. Everything about the place was just perfect. Alan (the owner) was the perfect host and gentleman, making sure you had everything you... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 nights spent at this delightful B&B set in the heart of lovely and picturesque Ambleside. The rooms were newly decorated, spotlessly clean, plenty of drawer and wardrobe space and comfortable beds. Fluffy towels and wash products from a well known department store just added to the classy feel of the place. A range of options on the breakfast menu... More

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West Sussex
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome from Alan, owner of this establishment. We were given lots of local information. Excellent and spacious room. Very well decorated throughout and clean. Delicious breakfast with a wide variety of choices. Room was made up everyday. Ambleside itself is a perfect place to see the fabulous countryside in The Lake District and our accommodation... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really nice stay here- our location was perfect in the fact that you were on top of everything yet was out of the way enough to be peaceful and quiet.our room was immaculate,very cosy but spacious,good facilities, lovely breakfasts- very nice staff-Alan was very attentive at breakfast and Lynne very helpful on arrival and departure.The only bad thing... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in room 8 very clean and comfortable lots of room very nice people run the guest house would go back again will recommend to everyone great location to visit The Lakes and walking good value for money. Sandy & Trev from. Southampton

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Waltham, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Melrose for two nights, and we were treated to such a pleasant stay. The hosts Alan and Lynn were so helpful and friendly, we arrived somewhat wet as we were touring Scotland and the lakes on a motorcycle. (This was due to the 'rare' rainfall in the lake district !!). They helped us by getting our... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We keep on returning to this B & B. Our hosts (Alan and Lynn ) make us feel welcome every time we visit and they make a genuine effort to make everyone welcome. The breakfasts are great (we have the vegetarian option ). They made our two children welcome also. The rooms are always clean and our family room had... More

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Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Melrose Guesthouse 4*
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Melrose is a traditional Lakeland, Victorian guesthouse centrally located in Ambleside. Sumptuous breakfasts are included in the price of your stay as are complimentary passes for the Langdale Spa leisure complex a few miles away. There are a variety of rooms from a single through to luxury King sized double en-suites and family rooms, to accommodate all. ... more   less 
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