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The Regent Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, The Regent Hotel is one of the Lake District's premier hotels. Just minutes from the picturesque villages of Ambleside, as well as Grasmere, Windermere, Hawkshead and Coniston, this family-run hotel is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful area. The Regent Hotel offers a wide range of facilities for guests including cosy bar serving great bar food and local beers all day, Table 22 - an elegant restaurant serving fresh locally sourced food including Lamb, shrimps and Fell-bred beef. Plus the superb Late Breakfast is served until 12noon everyday!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Marina View
Centrally Located


Full view
67Somewhat walkable
Grade: 67 out of 100
28Restaurantswithin 1 km
13Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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An excellent hotel just across from the head of Lake Windermere, very helpful and friendly staff, super breakfast, clean and tidy room (8) bath was a little small, shower was brilliant. Will definitely stay there again.
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If you are given Room three ask for your money back and book somewhere else. There are B and B bigger. Staff were great but ordered duck on Friday night, not many things on the menu and they didn’t have duck or chicken to go in a salad.
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We stayed here from sunday to Tuesday as it was my girlfriends birthday. Really enjoyed our stay - we were upgraded to a superior double which was great. Only downside was work (it was week days) on new rooms being built which meant a generator started at 8am but I imagine this
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I'm quite a picky reviewer but I'm pleased to say that I found the Regent faultless!! Very easy to find, the location is exceptional with residents' parking close by. A warm welcome and ready assistance awaits at reception. My room was very nicely decorated, warm, comfortable
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Just returned from a very short 1 night stay. Could not fault this hotel in any way at all. Before arriving we were slightly put off that there was some building work taking place on site but after speaking to the receptionist who reassured us that this would not affect or
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Twin Room
Superior room
View from the terrace
Hi TerrinBen, I have not heard of any guests having an experience with "spooky goings on" in the hotel, however as a non believer in the supernatural I would choose to believe any "goings on" would be other guests in the main hotel building and creaky floor boards. Hope that helps.
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The dogs sleep in the same room Generally there are dog bowls toys and a special area in the hotel where you can eat with your dogs too ! We take our own dog bed as our dog is quite big and they cannot cater for all sizes I guess ! Really friendly place run by dog people
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Suggest you examine the hotel's on-line menu.
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We don't have the swimming pool anymore, I'm affraid.
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"Lake viw room are 2nd floor. New suites and more superior rooms being built."
"Not in the annexe."
"We had a pleasant courtyard room"
"If staying for more than a night or two go for the superior rooms. Sofa and good TV really add to the comfort"
"Book early for your choice but if you can book a room featuring Lake Windermere. We booked a little late."
USD 116 - USD 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictAmbleside
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