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    The Unicorn Inn

    North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
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          Reviewed 7 April 2017

          We were here for a couple of nights on the way up to Scotland, and on checkin the staff were very friendly and offered us a complimentary drink. I believe this is the oldest pub in Ambleside, and it certainly has many olden day features...More

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          Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

          I'm away for a few days doing a bit of walking. I needed a relatively cheap but good quality evening meal to fill me up. This is the place. Sensible pub food at ok prices. The Hungarian meatballs come highly recommended and I agree. Portions...More

          Thank andrewrickman
          Reviewed 26 March 2017

          If you want a short low priced stay in the lake district the Unicorn Inn in Ambleside will fit the bill. The room I had was small but clean and the beds comfy. Had to share bathroom but this was not a problem and it...More

          Thank davidwlewis45
          Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

          Lovely breakfast rooms are very traditional very old style but very clean has coffee facilities showers are small which is due to low beams and ceiling rooms are cosy just what you want when visiting a very old traditional inn check inn is very easy...More

          Thank Carl W
          Reviewed 26 February 2017

          Friendly greeting on arrival already to make our stay as comfortable as possible, room was basic but very comfortable all grounds covered with the basics tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer etc. Breakfast was a standard full English, but was served promptly and was filling....More

          Thank Toptash87
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          • US$72 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 4
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          • The Unicorn Inn Ambleside, Lake District
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          Lakeland130
          Did you actually stay there - if not why did you post under the hotel listing rather than the restaurant listing?
          25 March 2017|
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          Response from Gill S |
          No, I didn't stay there... I thought I reviewed it as a pub, I didn't notice it was listed under a hotel as it suggested on trip advisor that I rate it based on my location. I didn't realise it was an issue? we just popped... More
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          Aren2
          I read on our booking that there is no parking available. Is this right? And if so, where can we park? We're here for 2 nights and will be doing a lot of walking, not driving. So the car will stay in one place.
          6 September 2016|
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          Response from Tate1964 | Reviewed this property |
          There is parking near the church and behind the bowling green, your car will be very save there and for two nights we got charged £20.00 .
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          "To for a top room further away from the bar, quite noisy if not."
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          "There isnt any because we thought we had the best one."
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          "no frills but great atmosphere"
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          "No parking but is very close by."
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