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I really enjoyed my stay at Ambleside Backpackers. The owners were very helpful from our late Friday arrival and throughout the weekend. The rooms were very clean, newly carpeted and nicely laid out. The self-service breakfast facilities were fantastic and it was spacious enough to...More
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Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 28 October 2015
Great review, thanks. Makes you wonder what upset the previous reviewer.
Among other elements of low-quality service, we were not allowed to use the toilets inside the hostel after the checking out. I don't think that any decent accommodation business would do that.Bad reputation.
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Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 27 August 2015
This is a typical 'Hostel' style B&B. It is a perfect base for trips out of Ambleside, although it has limited carparking on site. There is on-street parking nearby, but you have to be lucky to get a space.
The owners/managers are incredibly friendly and...More
Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 11 July 2015
Thanks for the good review, small correction -breakfast is toast and cereals (not or) and of course there is tea, coffee, preserves as well - even Marmite some days.
Parking is as you say interesting in Ambleside, however I have never paid to park yet...More
I loved my stay a Ambleside backpackers. It takes you back to the real hostel experience as opposed to so many hostels that try and be trendy hotels. The price was very reasonable and included breakfast as well.
The couple that run the place are...More
Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 7 July 2015
Great review thank you, and what an quaint end to your day!
We had a one night stay here and the location is very good just off the main road in the town. Parking is limited but there is a pay and display approximately 150 yards away but with this being the lakes of course it isn't...More
Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 3 July 2015
All you say is pretty much as it says on our web site.
The parking is limited but there is a map in the porch showing all on street free and time limited parking near the hostel and you should never have to feed Cumbria...More