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Washington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

My wife and I stayed with brother/sister-in law and what a lovely peaceful place, we all stayed Fri and Sat at the end of March and the weather was a bit wet, but we all totally enjoyed our stay. George and Val are fantastic hosts, the complimentary sherry in the decanter on the landing is a really nice touch. The...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Sorry we cannot control the weather but good to hear you still enjoyed your stay. We are only a short, virtually level walk into Ambleside and there is multitude of restaurants and bars to chose from. Hope to see you again, hopefully the weather will be kind on your next visit.

York
Reviewed 15 February 2015

it was our second stay with George and Val at Red Bank. They run a faultless B&B - every detail is taken care of. Breakfast is superb, room is so comfortable, bathroom spotless. We had our flask filled with coffee each morning to keep us going during the walking days. Nothing seems to be too much trouble. Red Bank is...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Good to see you both again and thank you for your kind comments.

Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

This was our first time at Red Bank and one we hope to repeat. A lovely place to stay with delightful hosts in George and Val. The room was beautifully decorated and the attention to detail was wonderful. Perfectly situated for an easy walk to town and to explore the local area. Their knowledge of the local area is really...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Red Bank is ideal for Ambleside. With our private off road parking onsite you do not have to be concerned with the local parking restrictions, Also we are only a short walk from the centre of Ambleside. Hope to see you again in the future.

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2015

This was our second stay at this wonderful B&B, which says a lot because we don't usually return to the same place. The house is lovely and the hosts George and Van made us feel welcome and were so friendly. They are very good at running this place. Red Bank is perfectly located for what we want. Is is close...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Than you for your kind comments and always nice to see previous visitors. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We stayed at Red Bank for two nights 9th and 10th Jan 2015 and the whole experience was first class.Our room,the bed,the breakfast and our hosts George and Val were fantastic.their house is beautiful,their attention to detail is a credit to them,nothing is too much and they made us feel so comfortable.We will definitely return in the future and would...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. WE look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 8 January 2015

The biggest compliment we can pay was that I found myself inadvertently saying after our first night - " and when we go home", referring to Red Bank when on a trip round the Lakes. So it is homely, warm, comfortable and in the heart of world beating scenery even in winter. Don't bother with hotels, Red Bank is such...

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoyed Val's cooked to order breakfast ( she does make good omelettes). Hope to see you later this year.

Biggar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This was our second visit to this excellent B & B and would certainly recommend Very clean, warm and comfortable. Rooms very well presented. Great for parking and excellent hosts always pleased to help in any way.

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks and good to hear you enjoyed your New Year with us. Our private off road parking and easy walking distance to the centre of Ambleside make Red Bank an ideal centre for visiting the town. Hope to see you again in the New Year.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

George and Val couldn't do enough for us. They were very attentive and helpful throughout. We arrived early at 1145am, very weary after the drive up, Val made us a pot of tea and we sat by the fire until our room was ready shortly after. That was very much appreciated and needed after the long drive. The room (no.1)...

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GeorgeG49, Manager at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank for your comments and Val and I try to make our guests visit as comfortable as possible. All our food for breakfast is sourced locally and cooked to order so nothing has been under a heat lamp or in the oven for 30 minutes before it is served. Shame you did not mention the room temp when you were...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We are always happy to return to Red Bank. It is in good location with plenty of parking. George and Val are very hospitable plus a good breakfast. The rooms are well presented and warm. Excellent value for money.

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks and we look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.

Reviewed 16 December 2014

Excellent upmarket guest house, very friendly hosts (but not over-friendly), clean, warm and comfortable surroundings plus a great bacon sandwich for breakfast. Good for parking and a short stroll from the centre of Ambleside. I'm sure we'll be back.

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GeorgeG49, Owner at Red Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and good to hear you enjoyed your first stay with us. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Bank is an elegant, traditionally built Lakeland house located in the residential fringes of Ambleside. The centre of the village along with its many restaurants, bars and local amenities is only a 5 minute walk. The Lake Windermere launch and steamer trips are available at Waterhead which is only half a mile away. Our central location makes Red Bank Guest House an ideal base for discovering the Lake District - From here all the grandeur of the Lake District National Park are within easy reach - as are outdoor activities and water sports of every kind. We have 3 tastefully furnished en-suite rooms offering spacious deluxe Bed & Breakfast accommodation with many little extras. Our 5 Star Visit Britain award together with our Michelin Guide recommendation reflect the comfort, quality and service enjoyed by our guests. Feel assured that we will do our very best to make your stay with us as relaxing and comfortable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Bank

Address: Red Bank Wansfell Road, Ambleside LA22 0EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $115 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Red Bank 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Red Bank Ambleside, Lake District
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