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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the Lakes BB, run by Eugene and Claire, added the heart to our stay in Ambleside. Our top floor room with mountain views was delightfully warm and comfortable, free parking was available and these was advice aplenty for where to eat, drink and be merry. Perfect place to stay.

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Chris & Frankie, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted you both had such a great time and felt that we added the heart to your stay. We are delighted you enjoyed our hospitality and found your room had wonderful views and was warm and comfortable. We try are best to... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on a short break. Conveniently located in the centre of Ambleside, just a few minutes walk from pubs, restaurants and shops. Facilities at the B&B are second to none. Comfortable, spotless room with tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits, flat screen tv/dvd player with a library of films to choose from, free of charge. There... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Judie & Ian, Thank you so much for the excellent review. It was such a pleasure to have you both stay with us and it was great to see you having such a fantastic time for your first visit to the Lakes. We really appreciate you taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed yourselves and your... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a wonderful B&B in the heart of Ambleside, which is very well placed for numerous and varied walks. Clare and Eugene are the best hosts - very friendly, and nothing is too much trouble for them. Great advice on walks, restaurants etc., the room was very clean and comfortable, and we loved the cooked breakfasts and homemade cake.... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Richard & Margaret Thank you so much for the excellent review we really appreciate you taking the time to tell us your about stay in our B&B. We are delighted that you loved your breakfast and homemade cakes and you found our rooms very clean. Well done for those hard walks you both completed. It was such a pleasure... More 

workington
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Dear Eugene,Claire Thank you for hosting us over the weekend. Myself and Derek had a great time and, we loved your B&B Claire, your breafast and cakes were delicious! Not to mention Eugene you are such a lovely man and our room was spotlessly clean well done to you both. We felt at home during our entire stay and we’d... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Pauline & Derek, Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are delighted with your wonderful comments and so many of them. Having read them we feel that we are on the right track for making our B&B homely, best value, comfortable and a spotlessly clean place to stay. We work very hard to keep our standards high... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Lakes B & B is simply the best. Clare and Eugene are a fantastic couple and nothing is too much trouble for them. The B & B is situated in a marvellous position - in a quiet road yet just a minute from the centre of Ambleside with all its restaurants, pubs and cinemas as well as the main... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth and Chris, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a excellent review. We appreciate your wonderful comments on our breakfast , cakes and our super clean and comfortable rooms. It's such a pleasure for us when you come and stay with us and we are delighted you enjoy yourselves so much. We know you... More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed at. Eugene and Clare were the most delightful, friendly and hospitable hosts. The room was lovely,comfortable and clean, the breakfasts were excellent and the unlimited free cake absolutely delicious! It is ideally situated close to the centre of Ambleside, yet is quiet. We would definitely recommend this B&B highly... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

HI Jo and Ian Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you highly recommend us. We love to hear from our guest especially when they have such wonder comments to make about our B&B and our excellent breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We visited with my parents for my birthday weekend. The greeting upon arrival was incredibly warm and friendly and set the tone for the whole stay. Clare and Eugene were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were lovely and the beds so comfortable that you didn't want to get up!! Breakfasts were cooked to perfection and... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Stu & Amy, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted you both had such a wonderful time and great weather. We are delighted you enjoyed our hospitality and the home from home feel in our b&b. We try are best to ensure our guest have the best time and it all... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend staying at the Lakes in Ambleside. Eugene and Claire are wonderful people and make you feel right at home. Breakfasts were delicious! Rooms were clean and well equipped. Location is perfect in lovely Ambleside. All round an excellent experience.

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Sacha, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and such kind comments. We are delighted you found our breakfast delicious and room clean and well equipped. It was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back with your family in the near future. Kind regards Clare & Eugene More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hosts, location and property. A must for a stay in Ambleside. Breakfast options are brilliant and all served quickly and piping hot with a smile. Beds are so comfortable with additional added touches provided such as sewing kits etc. Superb stay

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Simon & Ali, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted you both has such an amazing time with us and you felt our breakfast was top notch and beds were comfy. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the B&B with a warm welcome from the lovely Claire and Eugine. Room was lovely and clean, a beautiful breakfast in the morning. They explained everything too us we're to go, what's walks we're good, nothing was a problem to them. Would definitely recommend this B&B 100%. If you like home from home this is the one to... More 

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Kerry & Dean, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful comments. We our delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our b&b to be a home from home. We appreciate your compliments on our beautiful breakfast and lovely clean room. It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the charming town of Ambleside, in the heart of the beautiful Lake District. The Lakes B&B offers mountain views and is only a 5-minute drive from Windermere, England's largest lake. A home-cooked breakfast is also provided each morning. Guests can enjoy mountain views from rooms which are decorated using natural colours and wood furnishings. They come equipped with a flat-screen TV/DVD as well as an en suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi. The Lakes B&B is just a 15-minute drive from Helvellyn Mountain, England's third largest peak. The hotel is located close to many woodland trails or picturesque walks, some start and finish at the hotel itself. We offer drying facilities and bike storage. We can sort out parking if you let us know you require it. We have a lovely sunny court yard for our guest to enjoy the sun. Free parking is possible but must be arrange at time of booking limited spaces. Motor bikes are welcome free parking for motor bikes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lakes B and B

Address: 12 Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $123 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Top floor has great views of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisandFrankie2014, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is a good size, and being at the back of the house is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rjprice, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Roos at the v Back are probably quieter and have,the better views”
 of 5 bubbles Marylouo, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind a small room, the small double is excellent for the view”
 of 5 bubbles RhianL110, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room 4 was a really nice size and very comfy bed :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Brillo56, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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