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West Yorkshire
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Shepshed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in August 2016. Great hotel with very friendly staff. Rooms are spacious, clean and modern with everything you could need. Plenty of parking spaces, a little bit tight to manoeuvre but nothing major. Breakfast selection is excellent, cereals, yogurts and juices on offer as buffet. Hot breakfasts are cooked to order, but they are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were located on the 2nd story in the main building. The hotel is rather large and some of the rooms are in bungalows detached from the main building. I would recommend staying on the top floor. Why? Well it can get a bit loud. There is one room on the bottom which I felt sorry for since they were... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 10/8. Booked mainly because of the ( direct quotes) " wonderful views over Waterhead Bay", "elegant country house". Got a tiny room with a view of the butt end of the main building - are there no laws in UK about misleading advertising? Woken at 0145 by some incredibly loud strange sounding vehicle roaring up directly outside and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here 3 times now because we feel as though it's just such a gem! It's in a great location, an easy walk into Ambleside for shops and restaurants, or if you're feeling lazy there's great food at the Waterhead hotel opposite. Breakfast is cooked fresh to order and is never less than excellent, with a good range... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location by Lake Windermere is great with restaurants near by and the town of Ambleside about a 15 minute walk. We had a Hideaway room which was bright, clean and very comfortable. The staff were lovely and the breakfast delicious. We would definitely return.

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Thank Lyn B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the "Hideaway" rooms as we had our dogs with us. Well appointed rooms, comfortable, good size, not huge but a good size. Bathrooms were well appointed. What made it for us was the staff. Because we had our dogs with us, they kindly provided our breakfast all set-up on a table-clothed table right outside our room on... More 

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

Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were extremely friendly, could not help you enough. accommodation was lovely. We had a room with view, which I would recommend, Great location, near pier in Ambleside, lots of places to eat.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we do hope to welcome you back to the Lake House in the near future. More 

Brighton & Hove, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying for two nights and the staffs are god sent! They gave me detailed directions over the phone and stayed on the line til I found the hotel - very patiently. The Scottish young lady Maddie help checked us in and helped carrying our luggages to our rooms and shown great professionalism and patience, even pointed out the... More 

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

What a lovely review and Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable and have passed on your kind words to Maddie. More 

Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from are 3rd stay at The Lake House and as usual can not fault this bed and breakfast hotel. We where in room 16 wich is a hideaway room great view over the lake , very s patio us and fresh bath robes . Will be back early next year.

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

Lovely review, Thank you. It is always so great to see a repeat return from our guests and see you next year for your fourth! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • 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: $129 - $189 (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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