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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As we both love the lakes, it was our first choice location for a short break for my girlfriend's birthday. We have both stopped here in the past (myself over 30 years ago when it was The Ghyll Head Hotel!) and were so pleased to be able to book a superior King room for the two night break. We were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

extremely nice hotel..very friendly staff and great location for town, and many other things..rooms extremely comfy and well appointed..bottle of prosecco on arrival in the room..super nice touch. breakfast fantastic and fresh

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Walmer, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 5 nights at Lake House and would happily return. The hotel lies outside the main town of Ambleside but is conveniently located for Lake Windermere cruises. Our room in the Hideaway annexe was large, clean and quiet and had a newly installed, modern bathroom including a bathtub with a good overhead shower. Water was plentiful... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope that you return in the future. More 

Tonbridge, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be our 4th stay at the Lake House - we love the Hideaway room we try and book - its in a separate building and looks out towards Lake Windermere. Its like a small apartment upstairs with its only front door. Lovely and spacious plus nice and quiet. Breakfast was always good and the staff friendly. Easy car... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

A lovely review, Thank you. We at the Lake house are so pleased that you choose to stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back for your 5th stay! More 

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

Only stayed for 1 night. The rooms were very comfortable and very very clean. The breakfast was cooked fresh for you and there was plenty of choice. The staff were very polite and friendly. Would recommend.

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A great review and Thank you for taking the time to write it. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views from the top windows of the countryside. Breakfast was delicious and a great choice was available. Our room at the top of the stairs, no lift, was a little smaller than we imagined, but the bathroom was amazing. It was a little noisy in the afternoon when there were new arrivals, but quiet at other times. The picture... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and do hope that the steep slope hasn't put you off returning in the future. More 

Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stay at The Lake House - hideaway room was lovely - larger than usual with sofa. Breakfast really good and lovely position overlooking Waterside Bay. Recommended - worth paying extra for the hideaway superior room.

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Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Lake House and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely accommodation and service. Great freshly cooked breakfast. We'll be coming again soon. Had asked for a bottle of fizz to be left in the room which they were happy to do. I would highly recommend. Good bars and restaurants near by which was handy after a long day walking.

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your great review. We are so pleased that you chose to return to the Lake House and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was more like a B&B than a hotel. No bar, building closed by 9pm. Our room was outside and unless you kept the shutters and blinds closed, people could see straight in as the frontage was all glass but by closing the shutters it was like a darkroom. After being cleaned on a sunny day the cleaner left the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could not recommend high enough. Beautiful accommodation, stunning location, two minutes walk to The Waterhead. Steep drive plus steps but easily manageable for most people. Staff superb. Plus excellent breakfast included ! Deserves the four star rating by the AA.

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

A great review and thank you so much. We at the Lake House are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we shall pass on your kind words to our staff. Hope to see you again some time very soon. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This family run country house has spectacular views across Waterhead Bay, Windermere Loughrigg Fell and the Langdale Peaks as well as offering stylish, modern and luxurious accommodation. With its country house atmosphere combined with stylish decor and modern luxury touches, not to mention its eighteen gorgeous bedrooms and wonderful raised vistas, Lake House is a perfect place to stay and make your own. Come together in the large, light dining and living area with stunning lake views, or find your own space to relax and escape on one of the lovely reading landings or from the privacy of your large bedroom. Lake House manages to combine grandeur and intimacy in private surroundings for all occasions. Please note, due to the relaxing nature of the building rooms are not suitable for children.Each of the 18 bedrooms are decorated and fitted to the highest standards, all en-suite with TV with DVD, CD players and tea/coffee making facilities. Some superior rooms feature four poster beds and have the best views over Lake Windermere.Traditional Lakeland breakfast is served in the dining room with an array of continental breads, cereals and fruit with wonderful lake and mountain views. Full English is set out for you to help yourself and there are trays for you to take it all up to your room if you so wish - breakfast in bed do it yourself style!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake House

Address: Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $127 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake House 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Lake House Hotel Ambleside
Lake House Ambleside, Lake District
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