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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights...booked directly with the lodge and you get a bottle of wine if you do this. On a one way street so you might end up going around the block to get there and in spite of the name unfortunately there are no views of Lake Windermere from here as far as I could see. The...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate the feedback and have taken your comments on board. Regards Jason Hewitt

Guisborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We've stayed here before, and are already looking forward to the next time. Location is excellent, within a five minute walk you have a huge choice of shops, pubs and restaurants. If you like the local walks, as we do, you can leave your car in the car park during your stay and set off from Lakes Lodge on foot...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

“Another excellent stay, definitely our first choice in Ambleside” well it really does not get any better than this thank you so much for this fantastic review we really do appreciate the feedback, especially when it is so complimentary!! Regards Karen Magennis

Tyne and Wear
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Just returned from our third short break here in the past year and must say that we enjoyed it just as much as ever. We had a ground floor room which was quite large and very comfortable. Received a friendly welcome from the staff and Cath is an asset to the Regent Group, she sorted out an incident we had...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

'Always consistently good' this is what we like to see thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor and we will pass on your kind comments to Cath and her team at Lakes Lodge. Regards Jason Hewitt

Reviewed 16 March 2014

Just spent 2 nights with my husband and 2 dogs, we stayed in room 17 the Ruskin room, we had our own entrance to the side of the hotel which was great for us. Car park is handy with a few spaces, didnt find a problem parking our rav4 room was lovely and clean and very big! Bottle of wine...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for this fantastic review we really appreciate the feedback and we are delighted that you enjoyed Room 17. We will pass on your kind comments to all the team and hopefully we will be able to welcome you back again when you visit Ambleside. Regards Jason Hewitt

York
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We had a wonderful 3 nights staying at the LakesLodge. We had a very warm welcome from Cath on arrival and she was a great ambassador for the hotel throughout our stay. Our room was lovely; big, clean and very comfortable. The ice machine outside the room was a great additional facility and we were able to chill our wine...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Cath will be delighted with this review she will be delighted that you had a brilliant time with us makes all the hard work worthwhile. We will pass on your kind comments to the whole team and thank you for taking the time to write this review. Regards Jason

Reviewed 3 February 2014

Stayed 2 nights as part of a walking weekend. Really friendly welcome, free parking at the side and lovely and warm on a very cold weekend. Room was huge, with 2 double beds and really comfortable. Great big radiators and lovely bathroom. Breakfast is buffet style but all freshly cooked and as we were first down we had a really...

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review we really appreciate the feedback and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, hopefully we will see you again sometime. Regards Jason Hewitt

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We stayed here for one night. Great location, friendly staff and room was lovely and comfortable. Breakfast was 'help yourself' with a good range of yoghurts, fruit, toast and hot breakfast. Would definitely stay here again!

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review we are delighted that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and hopefully we will see you again when you next visit Ambleside. Regards Jason Hewitt

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We stayed at the lakes lodge for a long weekend and loved it. We didn't expect too much after finding a deal on booking.com but we continually impressed with the service, rooms, location and breakfast! Would recommend to anyone that wants a nice stay in Ambleside, comfy room and good location

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Recommendation is the best form of advertising thank you and we really appreciate you taking the time to write this review on TA. Regards Jason Hewitt

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2014

From check in to check out, our 2 night stay here was great. Warm welcome and everything professionally explained. Lovely quality modern decor and everything to an excellent standard. Very warm, spacious and comfortable room with premium make TV, DVD player and Dab radio. Superb breakfast and nothing was too much trouble for the very friendly people who run the...

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It's great to hear when guest really enjoy their stay and it is also great when they take the time to tell us, we will pass on your kind comments to the team at Lakes Lodge, thank you. Regards Jason Hewitt

United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2014

This hotel has a great location for visiting Ambleside and is easily walkable to Lake Windermere too.The staff were very friendly and the hotel and bedroom were well maintained. The bedroom had lovely views of hills and the town and had a table and chairs beside a large bay window. We received a free bottle of wine for booking direct...

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Many thanks for taking the time to write a review it sounds like you had a good time at Lakes Lodge making the most of what it has to offer, we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Regards Jason Hewitt

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakes Lodge offers modern facilities usually found only in larger hotels but in a relaxed atmosphere, the best of both worlds! Unlike many smaller hotels the hotel is licensed and offer a wine and beer room service throughout the day. Ice and ice buckets are installed for your convenience and for you to help yourself to. The town house is just 200 metres away from the shops and other local amenities within the heart of Ambleside.All rooms are furnished to a very high standard and in addition to all modern facilities the hotel has installed DVD players in all rooms. A selection of films are available from reception. Family rooms consist of a double and a single bed.Start your day in the cafe-style buffet breakfast room where you can help yourself to continental and full english breakfast. This comprises of cereals, fruit, bread and fruit juice to name just a few items available. Throughout the day the coffee machine is on for you to help yourself to when returning from a day on the lake or walking in the fells.Lakes Lodge is situated only two minutes away from the centre of Ambleside with its shops, bars and restaurants, and a ten minute walk to Lake Windermere and the boating jetties.Just a short walk takes you to Waterhead Bay and the Lake Steamers which take you to Bowness and Lakeside with a chance to explore in greater detail. Ambleside is a perfect starting point for mountain biking, walking or just a complete break away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakes Lodge

Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $131 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lakes Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Lakes Lodge Ambleside, Lake District
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