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Brathay Lodge

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Overview
Rothay Road Cumbria, Ambleside LA22 0EE England See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Pets Allowed
Housekeeping
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews continental breakfast jacuzzi bath car park will stay there again cold meats top floor four poster triple room boiled eggs full english poster bed ideal location a couple of minutes walk good size lake district no lift ample parking
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Reviewed yesterday

Top-notch quality from comfortable rooms to friendly, helpful staff to a really excellent range of offerings at the continental breakfast. You definitely get what you pay for, and while Ambleside is quite a small place and so location isn't too big a deal, it's still...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed yesterday

Hotel only 3 minutes walk from town centre so close enough to be convenient to access by foot but far enough so as not to be bothered by noise from pubs etc. The breakfast is continental but so much of it and the bedroom and...More

Thank ilikefoodbolton
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in room 16 - one of the least expensive rooms, for a 5 night walking holiday. Good size, comfortable bed, spotless everywhere - bathroom light had an intermittent fault, but otherwise excellent. All staff efficient, polite and friendly. Parking very good, and very...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 2 walking friends turned up here one Saturday morning and were fortunate to get a triple room for the night. There were quality touches throughout the room and house which made for a very comfortable stay. Instead of the usual cooked breakfast, the...More

Thank stephenyates797
Response from Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind comments, it was a pleasure to meet you and your friends. Hopefully you will be back in the near future, thank you for your great feedback. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights with my family at the end of June. We arrived before the check-in time. The front desk lady was very polite, offered to store our luggage while we eat out lunch, and expedited cleaning of our room. This was much appreciated as...More

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Response from Brathay-Lodge, Manager at Brathay LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It was a pleasure to host you and we are glad to know you enjoyed your stay. Regarding the heating, we've had a cold spell recently and were requested by numerous guests for...More

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Description
This family-run Ambleside bed and breakfast offers free on-site parking for direct bookers, free Wi-Fi, and bedrooms with a spa bath, shower and king-size beds. There are scenic views over Wansfell and More Loughrigg. Brathay Lodge was built around 1890 and is very well located for walkers, mountain bikers and golfers visiting the Lake District. Ambleside has many restaurants and bars offering different types of cuisine. Rooms at Brathay Lodge are spread over 4 floors, with access using stairs. Some rooms have Lakeland views and balconies. Fair trade tea and coffee with biscuits are available in the rooms whilst all bathrooms have luxurious spa baths with shower over. A continental buffet breakfast is served each morning in the warmly decorated dining room overlooking the garden. The bed and breakfast is close to the centre of Ambleside and scenic walks. Lake Windermere is about 10 minutes' walk away. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$87 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Brathay Hotel Ambleside
,
Brathay Lodge Ambleside, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$87 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Brathay Hotel Ambleside
,
Brathay Lodge Ambleside, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Traveler (77)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (4)
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CheerstoExplore
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Brathay-Lodge | Property representative |
You can catch the main line from London to Oxenholme and change there to Windermere. Windermere is approx 4 miles from Ambleside (bus or taxi). We have the bus stop just around the corner approx 100 metres. Lake Windermere... More
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Response from Ian0971 | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs are allowed but at £7 a night but are not allowed on the furniture
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"No elevator, so it's a bit of a climb to the top floor, especially with a clumsy suitcase, but take..."
370martink
yesterday
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"chalet room are better if mobility isn't good, mention this when you book"
ilikefoodbolton
yesterday
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"Room 16 - back of the hotel looking onto the back streets of Ambleside. For a view, front facing rooms have..."
carolsC8794IV
2 days ago
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"All got a hot tub"
Trex74
3 weeks ago
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