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Helsingborg, Sweden
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was informed by email 3 days before arriving for a 3-night stay, that my booking had been cancelled due to ill health. I made the booking well in advance (actually when I booked my flight over to the UK 3 months previously). It was impossible to find another single room in Ambleside or anywhere around at such short notice... More 

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geordie in the Toon
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Seen this little place for years but never been able to get booked . I managed to get booked on October for the Saturday night . I was very pleased as our room was very cosy and out hosts very nice . It's really close to the centre so not far from everything , I can't fault this as the... More 

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North Killingholme, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The Anchorage was recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed... A minutes quick walk and your in the centre of Ambleside... Arthur & Helen have a very well run Guesthouse ... Clean & Tidy ... Also with off road parking which can save you a few pounds parking charges and inconvenience of finding a space... With the occasional... More 

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North Yorkshire
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35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Small and cosy B and B in an excellent position , just a few minutes stroll from Ambleside. Has parking too. Very friendly hosts, excellent nights sleep in comfy bed, what more can you ask for. Very good value. Would definitely visit again.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This is a great b & b in a perfect location just a short walk from Ambleside town centre. Helen and Arthur are lovely people who keep the place spotlessly clean and fresh. The breakfasts couldn't be faulted, beautifully cooked and very filling. All in all we would highly recommend The Anchorage, it is pretty much faultless and great value... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

We stopped at the Anchorage 23/05/15 for 2 nights. The guest house is excellently located for Ambleside town centre around 2 or 3 minutes walk only. The accommodation is warm and welcoming, Helen and Arthur are great hosts. Our bedroom was bright and very clean with nice fluffy towels. The breakfast was delicious with cereals, fruit, yogurt, toast, tea or... More 

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earby lancs
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights as 9/10 May.very good position for Ambleside.clean warm and comfortable,very good breakfast and overall great value for money. We would definitely have no hesitation in staying here again,and more than likely will be.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

This B n B is perfect in almost every way, from the warm greeting to the homely atmosphere and wonderful hosts and it just so happens to be a 30 second walk to the centre, so easy to find. Some of the rooms may be on the small side but when visiting such a magnificent part of the country who... More 

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Chenehutte-Les-Tuffeaux, France
1 review
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Thank you Helen and Arthur for a lovely week. A great welcome, with a good full English breakfast to set us up for the day ! We had the Admiral's room which was clean and comfortable. This B&B is perfectly located to visit the Lake District, and to wander into Ambleside to eat in the evening without having to get... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

The Anchorage is very small, but immaculate. The room I was in was a bit hard to navigate, and I had to turn sideways to get into the bathroom. The wireless in the entire area is a problem, so, be ready. Helen and Arthur are wonderful people; even washing and ironing a shirt for me and getting me to the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Anchorage

Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Anchorage Ambleside, Lake District
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“The rooms at the back will be a touch quieter but the traffic on the road at the front is almost non existent after 7pm so isn't a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles philraff, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There isn't really a bad room...some just slightly larger than others”
 of 5 bubbles Darren5Purdy, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a larger room, the others are very hard to navigate. The wireless also varies from room to room...Not sure why”
 of 5 bubbles AlanE37, 25 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 facing the mountain”
 of 5 bubbles NipunJetley, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Different sized rooms vary in price......so ask Helen for a breakdown of whats available.”
 of 5 bubbles G5012NWroberth, 18 Oct 2014 | Read review
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