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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled as a family of 4 with 2 kids. We booked 2 rooms for 4 nights. The location of the guest house is just perfect in the middle of the town and minutes from all restaurants and bars. Ambleside is a great location in Lake District as it has everything to cater to and gives you the feel of... More 

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Saket, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review and for your kind words and comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay both with ourselves and in the Lake District and that you had good days out following my routes and suggestions. I also learned from yourself about various things in Dubai which one day... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights here. The accommodation was spotlessly clean, lovely hosts, stunning views, would thoroughly recommend and each day when we returned we were welcomed with one of Dianne's delicious cakes. We will definitely be back for a visit.

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind words and comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed both your recent 3 night stay with us and Dianne's home made cakes. Wishing you both all the very best, Allan and Dianne. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in February, the room we booked was beautiful, very clean, gorgeous view over the village. The owner was extremely friendly and helpful throughout our stay. I wish we had stayed longer. I wouldn't hesitate to return.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, lovely large clean well decorated room with great views over the green. Breakfast was excellent and the kippers are superb ( a must have ) Oh and homemade cakes everyday I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again Ambleside has plenty of good quality restaurants and ample parking, all in all a great base to explore the lakes from

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello and a big thank you for your review with regards to your recent stay with us here at Rysdale. I am always disappointed with myself when I can't recognise the person who has sent a review and I would not want to make a mistake by getting the wrong person and so I will just say that we are... More 

England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Stayed for one night (wish it had been a week !!) It was my 1st stay however my Mum is a regular visitor !!! Allan & Diane are the perfect hosts and think of everything you could possibly need for an overnight stay in beautiful Ambleside. The location is perfect if you want to park the car & enjoy the... More 

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Alison, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review and also for the very kind comments. As you say, your Mum has now been on a number of occasions and it is always good to see her and we are so pleased that you also enjoyed your first visit and we look forward to seeing you again.... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Just spent 2 great nights at Rysdale got to say this is now top of our list of B&B's in Ambleside and that's saying something. The breakfast choice is amazing and all top quality. Lots of little touches the make the difference including the fresh cakes baked daily by Dianne

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Steve and Tracey, Many thanks for your very kind words and comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us last week. I can assure you we really value your review and thank you for taking the time to write one. Dianne is also happy that you enjoyed her home- made cakes and today (Saturday) it's Victoria... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Just literally landed back at home after a weekend staying her curtesy of Allan. What s beautiful place, very big spacious suite. Seperate sitting area and two large tvs. One in each area. Lovely view over crazy golf and church. Allan helped me arrange a birthday cake and champagne surprise for my partner. Nothing was too much trouble and we... More 

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Sue, Many many thanks for taking the time to write your review and I can assure you we really appreciate your very kind words and comments. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay with us and it was a pleasure to arrange things for you. Thank you also for not being able to eat all the cake... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

To me the most important thing in a lodging is the cleanliness, and this place with its beautiful decorations, was clean and proper! We were greeted with a deliciously lemon cake at the hallway upon arrival and a warm host, Allan. The room as mentioned earlier on was beautifully decorated and clean, with all the expected amnesties you would see... More 

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agacumbria, Manager at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, I will begin by saying that we have had several families staying with us recently and so I am not sure who this review is from although Singapore suggests that you may be Janice (?). However, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with ourselves and I have to mention my wife (Dianne) because it is Dianne... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We visit Ambleside every year for a break as a couple and always stay here. It is in a perfect spot in the heart of Ambleside. The hosts are very welcoming with a great choice of home cooked breakfast every morning plus delicious home baked biscuits and cakes after your day out! We wouldnt go anywhere else x

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Thank dknox84
agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Diane, Many thanks for your very kind words and comments and for taking the time to write your review. I can assure you we really do appreciate it and it is always good to see the both of you. Have a good Summer. Best Wishes, Allan and Dianne. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across the rysedale whilst taking a weekend away on the bike... Alan made me feel very welcome. Room was excellent. Facilities were great... breakfast was fabulous...location perfect!! Will definitely be back ...thanks Alan

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Thank Alexander M
agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Good Morning Alex, Apologies for my late response but this is to say a big thank you for your very kind words and comments and for taking the time to write your review. Although it was for only one night we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best Wishes, Allan. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Rysdale

Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $92 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rysdale 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Rysdale Ambleside, Lake District
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