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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully situated by the river. Everything you would want for a relaxing break. Diney and Richard most welcoming and knowledgable about the area. Breakfast requires a good appetite and really sets you up for the day as well as extra treats to take away.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely old house by the Rothay river beautifully prepared for a relaxing B&B in a picturesque setting. Friendly proprietors give a warm welcome to a splendid 4 poster room overlooking the river. 20 minute walk to the town and all its amenities. Breakfast choice is amazing and cooked breakfast perfectly prepared to order. Lots of little extra make this a... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Riverside and it didn't disappoint. It's a wonderful place to stay. Richard and Diney were warm, welcoming and really friendly and hospitable. The rooms are spacious and comfortable with everything you need for a short stay. The location is perfect and peaceful, yet close enough to the town to walk in for dinner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights as a minimoon following our wedding. The room was lovely, Richard and Diney were so welcoming and helpful and breakfast was amazing. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable trip and I'm sure we will return in the future.

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

It was great that you managed to get a good days walk in the sunshine. Thank you for writing a review and glad you felt rested after the wedding. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying 4 nights at Riverside completed 5 weeks in the UK for us. What a wonderful comfortable friendly way to say farewell to England. Everything about Riverside exceeded our expectations and we did have enthusiastic references before going. Richard and Dinney are delightful, hospitable and great chefs. Tough place to maintain dietary discipline-- but you walk it off in the... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Hope you didn't put too much weight on! Thank you for taking the trouble to review us and have a safe journey home. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently spent 5 nights at The Riverside and (although I rarely say this on TA) it is truly excellent. Richard & Diney have gone to considerable lengths, with massive attention to detail, to create the Riverside just for US!!! A family feel without any hint of intrusiveness. From the welcome to the farewell this place is SPOT ON. Our... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review which is really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the room; future guests should note that the bathroom has a sloping roof so it is not best suited for tall people! It is great that you re-charged the batteries and look forward to seeing you at Riverside again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a belated wedding anniversary and stayed at Riverside. It deserves the praise it receives and we are no different from the rest. We had a lovely stay which included a scrumptious breakfast and even some homemade cake for later( which we throughly enjoyed after a strenuous walk) Go here you will enjoy it !

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing Riverside to spend your wedding anniversary. We hope to see you again sometime soon. More 

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

Richard and Diney have done a seamless job of taking over from the previous owners and have kept the standards up! Great atmosphere, wonderful, calm breakfasts and just an all round home from home experience, including lovely cakes to take with you on walks. Richard went above and beyond whilst we stayed there recently, alerting us to a possible flood... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Great to always welcome back previous visitors and thank you for the review. Better to be safe than sorry! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed one night in Riverside for our anniversary and it was the perfect place for a quick get away from work and home. I loved our room, mostly because of the view over the lovely little river (a perfect gurgle to fall asleep to) and also because of the 4 poster bed and amazing shower pressure.... More 

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Riverside to spend your anniversary. We hope to see you again for a longer stay. We really appreciate your comments and glad that you had a good meal at the Lake Road Kitchen to celebrate the occasion. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Owners are very welcoming, Room lovely, excellent breakfast with amazing home baked cake that you could take for lunch. This meant our small break away to celebrate our anniversary wonderful despite the fact that we got very wet when walking.

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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: $140 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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