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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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161 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You're 2min walk from the centre of Ambleside, and because parking can be a problem in Ambleside... being able to walk everywhere in town from Thorneyfield is very handy. If you do have a car, the owner can provide you with a parking card for the 'free' use of the main carpark at the top of the town. Our bedroom... More 

Thank Keith C
Solihull, UK
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99 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here when on a walking trip, the place was nice, welcome was warm and the room inviting. I didn't try breakfast as left each morning too early. The bed was ok, the main issue I had was that there was no curtain on a window which meant that the room was light at 4:30am. Would stay again due to... More 

1 Thank ninjakitty
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This was a relaxing place where I stayed for a week. Alison and Alan really know how to take care of their clients. I also had parcels delivered there in my absence and delivery was not a problem. I was catered for well and would recommend this guest house to anyone visiting Ambleside, it beats staying at hotels ( in... More 

1 Thank UH M
Sale, Cheshire
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49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Excellent guest house. Very friendly reception from Alison. Also, very close to the centre of town. Very pleasant & comfortable room. Bathroom very small but useable with excellent shower. Spotlessly clean. Excellent Cumbrian breakfast with local ingredients. Nothing was too much trouble for our host Alison. She even supplied a free parking permit to leave the car in an adjoining... More 

Thank Mike P
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Traveling on business and a bit of pleasure arriving on motorbikes was just great. We always worry about security of the bikes but a good space was kindly set aside for us. The rooms were spacious and well equipped with en-suite shower and just when needed a cracking breakfast. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and would recommend... More 

Thank Peter D
New Delhi, India
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in early April at Thorneyfield and must say we were lucky to find a family room in Ambleside during these holidays. It was everything we expected and being centrally located, we had no problems getting around. Alison was a gracious hostess and the room was spacious, cosy, and warm. The welcome hospitality tray in the... More 

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Thorneywolf1893, Owner at Thorneyfield, responded to this review

Hi Guys and thanks for your review. Just a couple of quick comments; sorry about the croissants, but every week we throw away countless croissants because people just don't eat them, so it's tough to judge. On the price, we are actually the cheapest for families in Ambleside and the numerous comments here on value for money bear that out.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I stayed at the Thorneyfield for a week (6 March to 12 March 2016) and found the place to be very cosy, like a home from home. The landlady Alison was very welcoming and moved the allocated breakfast time for us to an earlier slot so that we could be on time for our lectures at the nearby Ambleside campus... More 

Thank El_Borak70
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I stayed here at the start of February for 3 nights. As soon as i arrived i was made to feel welcome, when i returned from parking my car in the main car park i found that my bags that i had left in the hallway had been taken to my room and they are were not light bags. I... More 

1 Thank Darren S
Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

My room was very clean and spacious. The welcome tray contained a variety of premium teas, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits and plenty of milk. The bathroom Was spotless lovely toiletries and a huge fluffy white towel a bonus when you are somewhat curvy! The hosts Alison and Alan we're welcoming, full of local knowledge and nothing was too much trouble.... More 

1 Thank Joparker589
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely large clean room for familly of four. Ensuite small but worked well and spotless. 1 double 2 singles Excellent breakfast with good choice Pleasant friendly owner Parking Space fine and owner let us keep it until 2ish until after walk.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thorneyfield is a charming 4 star Victorian property set in the heart of Ambleside and the beautiful English Lake District and close to all of its many facilities. Thorneyfield sets a very high standard for its rooms, breakfasts and service. We also offer our guests free parking.Our aim is to give you a happy stay and our guests have said we "offer a warm comfortable welcoming stay... generous delicious breakfasts and an excellent experience." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thorneyfield

Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $87 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thorneyfield 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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