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The Rysdale

Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Ranked #40 of 109 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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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    5 of 5 stars
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South Yorkshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in May when we climbed Striding Edge and it was lovely, we upgraded to the suite which was recently refurbished, great view. The breakfast was delicious, lots of fresh fruit and variety of cereals, can recommend the Manx kipper. A nice surprise when we came back in from a walk around Ambleside in afternoon,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent room ,great view ,superb warm friendly atmosphere.good food,fantastic facilities pleasant surroundings. Parking only slight problem but appears the same all over ambleside.plenty of things to do and see in amble side

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A repeat visit, a year or so on, and everything was just as good as before for me and my two children. There are some clear and simple rules re such things as breakfast and parking which help to make the visit easy and enjoyable. Dianne and Alan friendly as ever. Thank you for helping us have a great short... More 

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Richard, Jacob and Frear, Many thanks for your very kind words and comments with regards to your 3 night stay with us last weekend. It was lovely to see you all again and it was a pleasure to accommodate you. Frear and Jacob are an absolute delight and we look forward to seeing you again to extend those walks... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Rysdale, Ambleside for a two night stay in March. We have stayed here on many occasions and have alway received a warm welcome from Allan. On this occasion we stayed in one of the newly refurbished double rooms which we found to be beautifully decorated, spacious and very comfortable. The room has been... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This guest house is run by a lovely couple who make every effort to make sure that the stay is comfortable. Our room was lovely, a lot nicer than I expected. Breakfast was really nice too. There is nothing to fault, I'd definitely recommend this place and hope to return again.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Rysdale Guest House is located in an excellent location, and within walking distance to shops, cinema,restaurants and local fells. On arrival we were issued with a parking permit (small fee) which could be used in a number of car parks, closest was about a 5 minute walk from guest house. Room 6 is a large bright room with good... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My partner & I stayed here for 1 night a week ago and it was lovely. Our room was huge with a great view & the bed was seriously comfortable. The breakfast was superb - there was plenty of choice & we both had the full English which we both enjoyed. The owners were very friendly & welcoming. Would definitely... More 

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After finding it, we were taken to our rooms. Absolutely beautiful! And the view was just gorgeous! Hint room 2 is the best! Service and breakfast was spot on and we were made to feel it was our home. So much to explore from here but be aware the rooms are up some (not a lot) stairs. Only a few... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

First of all a big thank you to Allan & Dianne for a fantastic stay at the Rysdale.We got a very warm welcome and were shown to spotless room with a fantastic view of Ambleside church.The bed was extremely comfortable which led to a great nights sleep followed by a substantial well cooked breakfast.All in all a great break had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Rysdale is everything you would want a B&B to be. Spotless,charming, full of character, with the friendliest owners you could possibly imagine. Conveniently located in the center of Ambleside, this B&B can't be beat. We spent a lovely weekend here in Room 5 with a view of the hills and flower box and small details such as the free bottle... More 

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