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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from two nights at the Fisherbeck in Ambleside, a town which we have visited frequently for 30 years. The Fisherbeck is a large B&B, it's is not a hotel but has a size and efficiency which borders upon one. Accommodation prices in this part of the world are high, we paid £160 per night to sleep a family... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and whilst you were not wowed by your experience we have taken note of your comments. Sorry about the mattress protector. We change these on a very regular basis and we sometimes have to substitute ones which have a protective backing, which will again be removed after the... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic guest house, super friendly staff. Rooms clean and comfy. Great location, very close to town centre and lake. Amazing breakfast. Would definitely recommend this guest house, and would definitely return if I was in the area again.

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for posting your review and we are very pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Let's hope you will pass this way again as we would be delighted to welcome you back sometime in the future. Enjoy the remainder of your summer. Kind regards. Gillian Lane More 

United kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the fisherbeck for two nights .The hotel is in a great loaction a short walk either way to the centre or to the lake .The hotel is really nice the room was of a good size and very clean , the breakfast was brilliant and the staff in the breakfast room were very helpful always asking if... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us and you were most complimentary about our wonderful staff. We could not do this job without them They are real troupers. Enjoy the remainder of your summer and we trust we will be able to... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant location, just 5 mins walk either direction to either the village shops or lakeside. Ambleside is one of the best spots in the lakes for scenery, lovely town and central. Very nice guest house recently refurbished (well our room was, not sure if everywhere has been) with a balcony and view of the hills. Even though it's on the... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review and so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us. My apologies for the creaky floorboards. We were seriously flooded last December and we had rain for such a lot in the early part of the year that I think the building is creaking while still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would highly recommend this hotel!! We've had a lovely stay. The staff are very welcoming, the rooms are clean and decorated to a high standard. The breakfast menu is to die for, we've never seen a menu like it, and the daily specials are a must!!!! It's in a wonderful location 5 minute walk into ambleside and 5 minutes... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review and as I cook breakfast myself, with help of course, every day that we are open, your comments were much appreciated. We are indeed blessed with a great location being just about equidistant from the lake in one direction and the shops and restaurants in the other.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Girlfriend and I had a fantastic two night stay here at the start of August staying in one of the garden rooms. We arrived early to do some walking and the staff let us drop our car off before check in which was really helpful! We got back from a walk on Loughrigg Fell and was warmly welcomed by... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and we are very pleased indeed that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We have a wonderful group of people who work for us and I will pass along your encouraging comments...so pleased to have confirmation that they are doing a great job. Enjoy the rest of... More 

England
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good B&B. Very convenient location. Easily accessible. Parking space can be an issue if the house is fully booked. Garden rooms are far better than the in-house rooms as they are well ventilated and well lit. No restaurant is a big limitation. However, Ambleside town centre and watershed head is not too far. Girls from Eastern Europe do an excellent... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review and I will pass along your very complimentary comments to our fantastic team of very hardworking staff. We could not do this job without them. We are very fortunate also to be well located in Ambleside with the lake and shops within easy walking distance and a... More 

Exmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel had incredibly helpful and polite staff, who actively went above and beyond to ensure we had a wonderful stay in Ambleside. The room (18) was incredibly clean and offered a great view over the nearby hills and valleys. The manager continually proved helpful throughout the weekend, alongside a dedicated staff. Whilst only eating breakfast there, our food was... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for writing your most complimentary review and we are very pleased indeed that you had an enjoyable weekend. We have had corporate membership at the Langdale Country club for quite some time now and whilst it is a 10 - 15 minute drive away we do think it's worth it. The facilities are large and... More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a five night stay in Ambleside.The Fisherbeck is in a great location with car parking, it's a short walk from lake Windermere and the town centre.We spent all of our days away from The Fisherbeck exploring the area fuelled with an excellent breakfast which was faultless.The staff and owners worked very hard to make our stay enjoyable... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. Room 19 is the larger of our 2 family rooms, and I am sure you will agree, a very decent size indeed with a full en-suite and great views of the surrounding fells. The Fisherbeck really does benefit from a great location and you can walk, sail, drive or participate in... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

End of a very good stay. We had room 1 which was probably one of the smaller rooms but completely fine. However the highlight was the breakfast, with personal faves being the porridge with cream and whisky soaked raisins, and granola with yoghurt and honey, and they are before you get onto the full English or smoked salmon! Ideally located... More 

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Fisherbeck, Owner at The Fisherbeck, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review. Room 1 is indeed one of our standard double rooms at the rear of the building but cosy and comfortable just the same. We make porridge in the traditional way, every morning, but the extra additives do seem to pep it up a great deal. And the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO THE FISHERBECK. When you are away from home you want to be comfortable, so why not relax on our luxury leather sofas, enjoy a glass of wine, cool beer, cappuccino or latte, perhaps with a little something from our light bite menu. And then sleep easy in one of our individually designed bedrooms, some with fantastic views, balcony, spa bath or king size bed.If you are looking for a truly hearty well cooked breakfast, for several years we have been the recipients of the Good Breakfast Award. We make our own muesli, granola, breakfast muffins and rum butter. Eggs are collected direct from the farm for absolute freshness. Award winning bacon, sausage and black pudding are sourced locally and our smoked haddock and salmon are some of the finest in the north of England, all cooked for you personally. If you want to be well located with really great views of Loughrigg Fell and onwards to the Langdale Pikes, an easy stroll to shops, restaurants and the lake, we really are perfectly located in Ambleside right in the heart of The Lake District. Our 18 bedrooms are all en-suite and three feature balconies overlooking magnificent Lakeland views opposite. Supremely comfortable, the rooms are equipped with all the facilities you need for a luxurious stay in the heart of this most beautiful area. Our sheltered garden provides a tranquill place to relax and admire the glorious panoramic view of the Langdale Pikes, Wansfell and Loughrigg Fell. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fisherbeck

Address: Old Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $110 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fisherbeck 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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