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The Regent Hotel

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Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES , England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dealt with our disappointment with initial room immediately and the alternative was large, clean and comfortable. Complimentary Wifi was a little limited at times but generally ok. Aircon in the room worked well. Good free parking. The lake is only across the road. Upon arrival we were allocated a ground floor room over looking the rear car park and opening... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here alone while rest of family were elsewhere and I got a good deal by booking direct with the hotel. I had a superior room which was across the car park and accessed by a few steps but they do have ground floor rooms for those with mobility issues. Lovely big room with spacious bathroom , nice toiletries... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

sat on the shore of waterhead bay (windermere) it was an ideal spot for us to stay whilst kayaking through the day. the room was situated in an elevated position overlooking a courtyard. despite the hotel being full it was unbelievably peaceful & relaxing. the staff were very attentive and would go the extra mile. we ate in the restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had stayed here 20 years ago and it has been transformed. The rooms are to a high standard and the location is great for the lake. The staff were helpful generally. Breakfast was good. The only spoiler was evening meal where nobody seemed to know what they were doing which resulted in a 1 hour wait. Food was OK, except... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have used this hotel several times over 4 - 5 years. It is extremely well presented. The staff are very well selected and very well trained - but, additionally welcoming, friendly, and professional. The hotel has achieved an air of professional hospitality to be envied. The food is great. We really love this place! The location is very good... More 

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Thank Philip B
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been regular visitors to the Regent over many years and seen the Hotel grow into one of the best Hotels in the Lakes. Management listen to customer suggestions for improvements and in most cases appear to implement. Staff are brilliant. We usually use the Restaurant for Dinner but this year noticed Bar Meals have become very popular at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 night b&b for our Wedding Anniversary. Superior room with "balcony". Room was situated in a separate annex. Ample parking, very clean room with en-suit bathroom.Hotel close to Ambleside Waterhead for boats and public transport if required. The hotel and restaurant was very good as was the food.As per typical of British hotels there were faults- airlock in h/w pipe... More 

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor we really appreciate the feedback and it sounds like your Wedding anniversary celebration was a success. Regards Andrew Hewitt More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for my birthday and when we arrived the staff had left a birthday card which i thought was a nice gesture. The hotel was beautiful, the weather was amazing and the staff was superb could not fault them in any way whatsoever. The food was very good, breakfast good and had a great selection. olives... More 

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

What a fantastic review, thank you I will personally pass on you very complimentary comments to all the staff and look forward to your next visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stay for a weekend away. Very clean and tidy. The hotels bar and restaurant was very nice, food was great too. Close to lake Windermere for a walk out and activities. Great place to stay for adventures and sight seeing. We will book up here again.

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had a good time with us at the Regent Hotel enjoying all that the hotel has to offer including the location just across the road from lake Windermere at Ambleside Bay, we look forward to being able to welcome you back for a future visit. Regards Andrew Hewitt More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined here for two nights as evening meals were not available at our hotel. We asked if we could take our dog in with us and on both nights were given a table in a lounge area of the bar where the dog could not disturb anyone. The service and food were excellent and we were... More 

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RegentLakes, General Manager at The Regent Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review telling us how much you enjoyed dining with us at the Regent Hotel we really appreciate the feedback. Regards Andrew Hewitt More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, The Regent Hotel is one of the Lake District's premier hotels. Just minutes from all the picturesque villages of Ambleside, Grasmere,Windermere,Hawkshead and Coniston this family-run hotel is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful area. The Regent Hotel offers a wide range of facilities for guests including cosy bar serving great bar food and local beers all day. An elegent restaurant serving fresh locally sourced food including Lamb, shrimps and Fellbred beef. Plus our superb Late Breakfast is served until 12noon everday! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Regent Hotel

Address: Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $153 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Regent Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Regent Ambleside
Ambleside Regent
The Regent Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#4 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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