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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked three superior rooms online and they really were superior, as indeed were the buffet -style breakfasts and the service. As we paid in advance for three nights we received a discount on our bill. The car parking was convenient and the location ideal, just a five minute walk to town pubs and restaurants. Windermere Lake is a good... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was a good size, very comfortable with full bath. Lakes Lodge accommodated us with our request for a full bath (versus en-suite) prior to our arrival. The location is excellent for ambling about Ambleside ! Kath, one of our wonderful staff on duty was always smiling, genuinely friendly and very responsive to answer questions; extremely conversational and helpful.... More 

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend had never been to the Lakes so we stayed here one night. Nice room -- very large and modern. Great bathroom. The hotel was very clean. Service was good. Wished we could have stayed longer. Breakfast was just OK, nothing special.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a superior room,dissapointed to find this was in the basement without any view With the only window being at street level.with the temperatures at 29dg the room was very hot and really needed a grill on the window so it could have been left open at night.access to the room was from a side entrance and unfortunately as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was a great size with two double beds which were comfy and it had a large bathroom. The staff were very friendly and helpful, with recommendations on where to go. They took our boots somewhere to dry when we got back dripping wet and they were waiting for us by the front door the next morning. Great location... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights and would recommend the Lodge as it located on the edge of the town centre, breakfast is buffet style and staff are very attentive to ensure the hot food counter is replenished immediately to ensure all guests have a full range to choose from. The rooms are clean and serviced to a high standard, only... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Lakes Lodge Daffodil Room is for you. It is spacious and comfortable with an excellent shower and bathroom. However, while there is an extractor fan in the bathroom, there is no air-conditioning so you are reliant on opening the very heavy sash-hung window for fresh air. It would be nice if one could lock it in the ajar position... More 

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

Stayed here earlier this week and we are very pleased with our choice. The hotel is ideally located just a short stroll from restaurants, bars, lake windermere and many different walks etc. Parking is available onsite. The staff were very friendly, helpful and cheerful. Our room, on first floor, was nice size, clean and modern. It also faced the mountains... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

A great review and Thank you for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and please pass on your kind words to family and friends. We hope to warmly welcome you back soon. More 

Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend this hotel to a friend, my husband and I stayed here last week and couldn't fault the excellent service and brilliant location. The breakfast was delicious and rooms were spotless! We're looking forward to our next visit.

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Lovely review, Thank you and we too are looking forward to your next visit! More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 5 nights and will be returning very soon. Perfect location in the centre of Ambleside and not far from the lake. As soon as we arrived we were greeted very warmly by the helpful staff and taken to our room. The room was a good size, very clean all over and great attention... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakes Lodge offers modern facilities usually found only in larger hotels but in a relaxed atmosphere, the best of both worlds! Unlike many smaller hotels the hotel is licensed and offer a wine and beer room service throughout the day. Ice and ice buckets are installed for your convenience and for you to help yourself to. The town house is just 200 metres away from the shops and other local amenities within the heart of Ambleside.All rooms are furnished to a very high standard and in addition to all modern facilities the hotel has installed DVD players in all rooms. A selection of films are available from reception. Family rooms consist of a double and a single bed.Start your day in the cafe-style buffet breakfast room where you can help yourself to continental and full english breakfast. This comprises of cereals, fruit, bread and fruit juice to name just a few items available. Throughout the day the coffee machine is on for you to help yourself to when returning from a day on the lake or walking in the fells.Lakes Lodge is situated only two minutes away from the centre of Ambleside with its shops, bars and restaurants, and a ten minute walk to Lake Windermere and the boating jetties.Just a short walk takes you to Waterhead Bay and the Lake Steamers which take you to Bowness and Lakeside with a chance to explore in greater detail. Ambleside is a perfect starting point for mountain biking, walking or just a complete break away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakes Lodge

Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $119 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lakes Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Lakes Hotel Ambleside
Lakes Lodge Ambleside, Lake District
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