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Hillsdale in Ambleside

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17/05/2017 18/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Would highly recommend this b&b perfect hosts and lovely place to stay. Will definitely be looking at staying here again very soon. Great base for the Lakes and plenty of nice restaurant close to the b&b.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Comfortable rooms with all amenities. Central to Ambleside with plenty to do. quality breakfast choices to set you up for a good day walking. Friendly and helpful landlords, we would definitely return

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

A word of thanks to you for posting such a super review for us on here! It was a real pleasure for us to have your group staying with us last weekend - we couldn't believe how quiet you all were! We hope you have a brilliant time on your travels next year! George is totally jealous :0/

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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely hosts. Central to beautiful centre of ambleside. Breakfast was great and as for the rooms they were comfy and very clean. Could not fault it and I am fussy as my friends know. Thank you for a great weekend

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Just a quick thank you for such a lovely review you have written for us on here. We really enjoyed your company whilst you were here at Hillsdale last week and are so pleased to know that you had a good time too. Don't forget to BOOK DIRECT to get the best price if you make a return visit any...

North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Hills dale is the perfect place to stay when visiting The Lake District. George and Lindsey are the perfect hosts where nothing is too much trouble. George has lots of local knowledge and advice, and Lindsay's breakfasts are just delicious, much to my husbands delight she understands the importance of a barrier system between fried eggs and beans using the...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Such complimentary words - thank you so much for taking the time to write these for us. We love your comment about the "sausage barrier" - if theres no sausage to hold back the beans then they must go into a ramekin, of course!! :0) It was a pleasure to have you as guests at Hillsdale - we hope you...

Reviewed 3 September 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Hillsdale, everything was great! Our room was lovely, comfortable bed and everything you need. George was so friendly and helpful, from the warm welcome when we arrived to recommendations for local restaurants and bars (which were spot on) and advice on climbing my first mountain (we went for Helvellyn which was a good choice!)....

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We are really pleased to know that you had such a good time staying here with us at Hillsdale and that your first mountain climb was an enjoyable experience! We note your comment about the pressure of the water being a little weak at times on the top floor of the house. We have arranged to remedy this over the...

Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We made a really good choice booking Hillsdale for our two night break,George and Lindsey were so friendly and welcoming,also gave us good information about the area, eating out ect. We were really happy with our king room ,the bed was very comfortable and the room was spotless, with everything we needed, including hairdryer, also binoculars so you could look...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Really delighted to read your comments on here and to see that you had a great stay at Hillsdale and were pleased with your choice. It was a real pleasure to have you staying with us and we hope to see you again some time in the future. Give us a call (015394 33174) to make a booking and we...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Thanks for a brilliant time at hillsdale on my 80th birthday. Couldn't have wished for a better place to stay. George and Lynsey were wonderful. Most helpful and friendly. Breakfast set us up for the day and our room was beautiful and spotless. Nothing was too much trouble to help us. Even gave me a lovely gift. Many thanks to...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure having both of you to stay with us last week - thank you for choosing to spend your 80th Birthday at Hillsdale. We are delighted to know that we helped to make it a memorable time for you. George and I loved having you stay with us - it is guests such as yourselves who...

Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Such a lovely place to stay for a real Lake District experience. George and Lindsey were really invested in our trip and had loads of good advice about restaurants, day trips and walks. The other guests were also couples and came from all walks of life so it was a really charming mix. The breakfasts were enormous and delicious, the...

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We are really flattered to know that you have stayed in Ambleside in various types of accommodation over the years and that you found Hillsdale to be your favourite place! We cant ask for more than that! Thank you so very much for this great review - G and L

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great stay at Hillsdale in Ambleside. George and Lynsdey were perfect hosts very warm and welcoming, Lyndsey breakfast was first class ample with everything you could ask for on an english breakfast. Rooms were clean and tidy with plenty of space. George was very informative about the area and very interested in what you did in the day to make...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

It is lovely to read that you found Hillsdale to be a First Class B&B and that the breakfast met the mark too! Thank you for choosing to stay here with us. We hope that you might make a return visit some time in the future. Cheers - George and Lindsey

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

My wife and I stayed two nights at Hillsdale in peak season. The location was ideal and nice and quiet each night. George and Lindsey were excellent hosts and served up a tasty and prompt cooked breakfast. Additionally, they took time to chat and give useful information about walks and the local area. Free parking was provided two minutes down...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Really great to know that you had such a positive experience staying here with us at Hillsdale and we are pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast and the chat that accompanied it!! We hope you may return to stay again some time in the future. Thank you for staying with us - George and Lindsey

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This charming Visit Britain 4*Bed and Breakfast property, with free off-road parking for each room, is conveniently situated in Ambleside town centre in the very heart of the English Lake District, Wainwright's Walking Country. The beautiful waters of Windermere, Rydal and Grasmere are within easy walking distance as are the historic homes of Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. Each room has been individually styled - as the B&B has been created from an original Lakeland Stone townhouse, so typical of Ambleside, no room is the same shape or size, but we hope that each one is as comfortable, attractive and pleasing as the next! All rooms have either a double or king sized bed, newly refurbished en-suite shower room and flat screen TV. Hospitality trays, hairdryers, wine glasses and corkscrew come as standard. Free wi-fi is available. Prices include a selection of breakfast choices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillsdale in Ambleside

Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $147 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillsdale in Ambleside 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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