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Ambleside B&B

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

We stayed here for two nights and just loved the whole experience. Pat and Russ are a lovely couple who are genuinely interested in chatting about anything and everything. They are amazing hosts, cooking delightful afternoon tea and a stunning breakfast. The highlight of their...More

Thank Warwick A
Response from Ambleside188, Owner at Ambleside B&BResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review Jenny and Warwick. We haven't got your e mail address so apologise for not responding more personally. We so enjoyed hosting our Aussie neighbours, and do hope you enjoyed the rest of your...More

Reviewed March 2, 2017

This was a return visit to Taupo and we stayed in Ambleside again primarily due to the fantastic experience we have had previously. Russ and Pat are the perfect hosts, however we now see them as our friends. Nothing is too much trouble and from...More

Thank lesleycolman
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Pat & Russ are the perfect couple to run a B & B. From the moment we drove up and were greeted with warm smiles we felt comfortable. We had a room and sitting room with a terrace overlooking the lake. Pat is a storehouse...More

Thank David R
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Russ and Pat are very friendly, they welcomed us with homemade pancakes ( actually it was another name which is quite common in England). The rooms are very clean and warm. Breakfast is really tasty. There is one geothermal hot tub in the back of...More

Thank FrankGUO
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

This is THE best place to stay in NZ. Pat and Russ are the ideal hosts - they couldn't do enough. Hot tub is brilliant. Breakfasts awesome. Room was terrific. The blueprint that all B&Bs should follow

Thank James P
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
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"Both rooms are excellent"
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"The rooms were up the stairs one has a sitting room with a deck that overlooks the lake, my choice!"
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"Choose the main room with the balcony!"
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"Both rooms excellent, one with ensuite and the other just over the corridor, but that one has the door to..."
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