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Crow How Country Guest House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9PN, England
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Ranked #9 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Sam D Ballymena, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been back now three times and am certainly planning to return again. This is without doubt a top quality spot for both couples and families. The location is quiet and relaxing (Ambleside, Grasmere and Rydal are all within easy walking distance), rooms are first class (especially the family room which is large, contemporary and has a great view over the... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a 2 night stay good location rooms are superb great choice of breakfast john & staff are very helpful we are working round the rooms wi-fi and only 15 mins to Ambleside very very relaxing place to stay would recommend crow how to anybody

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location - only 15mins walk to the centre of Ambleside. Great location in beautiful surroundings, private car park, well appointed spotless rooms with tea and coffee making facilities. Good options at breakfast and very friendly staff. All in all a very good experience from start to finish. I would highly recommended.

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, the team here at Crow How are constantly working on keeping up the standards we have set, we are glad that we exceeded expectations, and that our breakfasts met with your approval hope maybe to see you again soon. Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may... More

Edinburgh
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 3 day stay at Crow How and from booking through to departure it was a smooth and pleasant experience - everything just worked. Great location, friendly staff, clean, well-appointed rooms and high quality breakfast options. Thoroughly recommended, no negatives.

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

We are pleased that your experience at Crow How was a good one, and hope to have you as a guest again one day. Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone. John. More

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable, quiet but only 10 mins walk from Ambleside town centre - an excellent combination. The B&B has a gated private car park and is well off the main road with great views looking out towards Rydal. We had excellent Wi-Fi even though we were in a room on the top floor. The B&B was spotless throughout.

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review of Crow How, We are pleased that your stay was a pleasant one, and hope we may see you again one day.Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone. John. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in Aug 2014 to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary. The location for us was perfect - remote enough to provide peace and quiet but near enough (15 mins walk) to Ambleside for eating out, etc. Crow How itself was lovely. Our room was immaculate with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Than you for your positive review, we are glad that Crow How lived up to expectations, and that your time with us was enjoyable. We will look forward to meeting you again. Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone.... More

Wezembeek-Oppem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location in wonderful setting and gorgeous countryside. Beautiful garden also: we only regret that the rain did not much allow us to relax in it after the day's hike. In spite of the weather, walking to Ambleside at evening to dine at one of the fine eating places the city offers was a pleasant experience, and the walk back... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of Crow how, it was a pleasure to have had you both as guest's, sorry that the weather was disappointing at times but pleased that your stay was enjoyable.Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via... More

Montclair, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crow How is ideally situated just a short drive or a 15-minute walk outside Ambleside, which is a bustling but not oppressively crowded town with a wide variety of restaurants, some decent shops and several small movie theaters. Crow How's setting is idyllic, a couple of acres amidst a large farm, with sheep just outside the front door and beautiful... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your full review of Crow How Country Guest House, we are so pleased that you found your time with us so pleasurable. We always try to provide a peaceful and relaxing experience for our guest's. Hope we may see you again in the future. Don't forget if booking again, to do so direct by phone, or via... More

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely setting for us to have some much need alone time together. Our room was lovely & spacious & the bathroom was roomy too. Room 7 has a separate walk in shower & a whirl pool style bath though we never used the bath. We didn't expect a fridge in the room so this was a very... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well kept property, comfortable rooms, wifi works every where. Quite location, easy to find, friendly staff, excellent breakfast and the choice they offer. Lovely Gardens, access to treks directly from the hotel.

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Crow How, we are pleased that you time with us was an enjoyable experience.Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone. John More

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Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9PN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Crow How Country Guest House 4*
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Nestling in a stunning rural setting in the historic Rydal Valley amidst the fells, this grand Victorian building was built as a farm house in 1848 from the stones of ancient Rydal Hall, before being converted into a Country Guest House in the early 1930's. Set in our own 2 acre gardens Crow How has been sympathetically renovated to provide you with a perfect base to explore the beautiful Lake District. ... more   less 
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