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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A magical location with a very warm and friendly host. The room was well proportioned, with a great view, freshly decorated, extremely clean and as if by magic home made cake appeared each day to welcome us back after a day of climbing. The breakfasts were the best we have ever had in our long history of staying in the... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Hi Bev, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a delight meeting you both and I just hope you didn’t get your feet walk off to much. What an amazing week you had for walking and so many large mountains climbed well done both of you. I am delighted you enjoyed your breakfasts and look forward to seeing you... More 

Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I love this place, its different, unique even. My wife and I managed to get some availability just before the last bank holiday weekend and had a wonderful couple of days in one of the new rooms. Bose Wifi enabled sounds system, HDMI input hard wired to the TV, (Sue wouldn't allow messy cables!!) attention to detail here is outstanding.... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posing your review on trip advisor. I couldn’t possibly comment on brownie points. We were delighted to hear how much you enjoyed our new room Loweswater and the gadgets in there. As you said I don’t like messy cables so it was especially rewarding to read that you appreciated the effort we had made to hide them.... More 

Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Character property, tranquil location, warm, friendly and engaging staff. Add to this wonderful food, service and superb ambience and you get a tiny glimpse of quite how marvellous this place is. Set within easy walking distance of Ambleside, the pier for boat trips and only a short drive to Conniston, Grasmere and Keswick, Nanny Brow couldn't be better situated and... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for taking the time to post a review for us. We were delighted to read all the positive things you had to say about Nanny Brow and the team here that work so hard to make our guest experience such an enjoyable one. I am pleased you liked the complimentary upgrade which also allowed you to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late in the evening and had a very warm welcome despite the fact it was after check in hours. The service was fantastic and our room had every comfort any couple could ask for. Our hostess shared plenty of helpful tips and sent us on our way after a delightful home made breakfast. Would be happy to return... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to get a great night’s sleep after your long walk during the day. We really appreciate it when guest let us know they are arriving after our check in time, and I am delighted to hear you felt our welcome was warm... More 

Scotland, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We have just returned from a two night stay at the beautiful guest house. Having previously run my own self catering holiday home with Visit Scotland I like to visit different establishments and sample the goods! Nanny Brow is exceptional in every sense. Immaculately clean throughout and furnished to a extremely high standard. We were warmly welcomed by Susan &... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we are always delighted to hear such positive feedback from our guests. When your glowing review came through and you mentioned you were a fellow accommodation provider it is made us feel even prouder that we had made your stay so enjoyable. I was delighted to hear that... More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We thought we'd do something special to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary and we're glad we found Nanny Brow. It's a lovely old house in a stunning setting, tastefully restored to a very high standard by the present owners. Our suite was beautiful, the staff friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were of a very high standard. Its central location... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Tim, Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. I am delighted that you both enjoyed your stay with us to celebrate your Silver Wedding Anniversary. As you said we are so close to Ambleside but away from the hustle and bustle and the views are incredible. It was lovely to read that you thought... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed here for a wedding and a couple of days after the wedding. The venue is beautiful and very picturesque. There are lovely fell walks on your door step. The service is fantastic. The rooms are clean and individual. What more could one ask for? It is a little expensive but it probably costs this much to maintain this... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Marjan, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We were delighted you enjoyed the wedding that you attended here at Nanny Brow and were able to stay for an extra couple of days after to enjoy this beautiful area. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best Sue More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Excellent place to stay. Staff really helpful and friendly. Breakfast was delicious. We stayed in a junior suite which was fabulous and spotlessly clean. We did this as a spur of the moment. But defiantly will be back on a planned visit. Would highly recommend to stay here.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on trip advisor. We were delighted to read how much you had enjoyed your stay in one of our junior suites and that you will be back again. Thank you for recommending us to other readers and friends. All the best Sue More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Perfect in every way - we will be back! Lovely room, lovely view - only a few minutes drive from Ambleside so very conveniently located. Homemade cake waiting for us every afternoon on return from walking in the hills - what more could you want?!?!

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you felt we were perfect in every way. We hope to see you soon. All the best Sue More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Feel very welcome throughout. Beautiful and comfortable rooms with tastefully selected arts and crafts decorations. Great breakfast with many choices which suits everyone. Emma, daughter of the family has the most beautiful smile I've ever seen. Looking forward to going back.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here at Nanny Brow and that you enjoyed the Arts and Crafts features in the house and the breakfasts. Emma now had an even bigger smile after reading your comment. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nanny Brow sits on its own private crag, near Ambleside with views down the Brathay valley. Direct fellside access for walkers and only minutes from the stunning Langdale Valleys. A relaxing family home with excellent levels of comfort and service. Spotlessly clean accommodation, warm and spacious with individually designed rooms, friendly service and great breakfasts. Come join us and unwind…… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nanny Brow

Address: Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $163 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nanny Brow 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Nanny Brow Hotel Ambleside
Nanny Brow Ambleside, Lake District
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