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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a three night stay in this beautifully appointed guest house. Just a short walk in to Ambleside it is a perfect and quiet location. A good base for walking or just pottering about! Our hosts couldn't have been more helpful and informative, and the breakfast is superb (better than any 5 star hotel). There was also a different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been touring France and England for 5 weeks now and this is easily the best B&B we have visited Richard and Dinney are both genuine and caring hosts who ensured that we were well looked after. They serve a truly splendid breakfast and helped by advising how we could spend our days We loved the Lough Rigg climb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of four spent two nights at this wonderful location. Diney and Richard the owners ensured that all the guest were very well looked after and had ensured that the minute details too were looked into in the rooms, common areas and the dining room. The home made breakfast was excellently and the cake which the guest could carry... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot give enough praise for this gem of a B&B.We have been coming to Riverside for the past 12years enjoying Dave and Brenda's hospitality now it's Richard and Diney who made us feel so welcome excellent hosts.Our room was spotless and after a very comfortable night a delicious breakfast.Diney's homemade bread and cakes very tasty looking forward to a... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We must have stayed here at least 15 times. Diney and Richard are excellent friendly hosts and Diney is Cordon Bleu qualified so expect some delicious breakfasts and CAKE !!! Riverside is walking distance to Ambleside and you can do a one hour fell walk up to Lily Tarn and back and see the spectacular view down Windermere.

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Always great to have you both to stay. See you in October and many thanks for posting a review More 

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

Run by a lovely couple who make an extra effort to ensure you enjoy your stay, nothing is too much trouble. The place is very clean and homely. Breakfast is excellent and the building is in a nice rural location close to a river within walking distance of Ambleside with car parking. Lots of extras provided, including fresh milk for... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to write a review. Shame about the weather and glad the wellies came in handy. We do hope to see you both again, and weather permitting you are able to explore the area a little more. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice accommodation. A number of really good features - fresh milk, fresh cake every day to take on walks, quality toiletries, armchairs in the room. Richard and Dinny are true professionals with great ideas for walks and copies of maps. Excellent food. Should be 5 star rated

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed breakfast. You wouldn't believe it but it is brilliant sunshine here today! Thank you for your kind comments and pleased you enjoyed your stay despite the rain. More 

sunderland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited the Riverside many times and always receive a warm welcome. The location is perfect with many great walks from the door. Sandard of rooms and breakfast is exceptional . Hope to return soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what a beautiful place Riverside is I would recommend this to anyone. Nothing has not been missed at all even down to the fresh milk in the fridge for you to use. All i can say is the B&B is amazing the food is amazing and the location is amazing. The hosts Richard and Diney where very helpful always... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Riverside for a wonderful honeymoon in 1971, returned for our 40th Anniversary in 2011 and again this year for our 45th Anniversary. I can't believe we met new hosts (Richard and Diney) who have not only kept up the excellent service but in my mind surpassed it. Richard and Diney are fabulous hosts. The breakfasts were superb,... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which is really appreciated and also for coming back yo celebrate your 45th wedding anniversary with us. Really glad you managed to tackle the Horseshoe and hope the knees are ok. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1866, Riverside provides award-winning B&B set in a beautiful rural riverside location, but within a 10 minutes scenic walk of the centre of Ambleside. Riverside provides an ideal location to explore many differentaspects of the National Park and we are only 15mins walk from Waterhead where you can catch the Lake Windermere steamers. Riverside has been awarded both an VisitBritain Gold Award and an AA "Highly Commended" certificate,which recognizes both "exceptional quality"and "the very best ten percent of establishments in their category, in the UK" and in addition, Riverside has been recommended by the Guardian and other newspapers and is featured inprestigious publications such as the Michelin Travel Guide and is "author's choice" in the "Rough Guide to the Lakes". Wherever possible, Riverside sources local ingredients and in addition offers natural, organic, bathroom products, made in Ambleside. We have DVD players and a library of DVDs and Riverside is fully WiFi Internet and BT Fusion enabled. Our prices are per room per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside

Address: Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England (Formerly Riverside Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $142 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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