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    The Red Lion Inn

    Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good33%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection
    1,291 reviews
    #3 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
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    547 reviews
    #5 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
    Waterhead Hotel
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    #1 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
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    #7 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
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    1 - 5 of 382 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Amazing hospitality and good food. A warm welcome always no matter if you are calling in for a cuppa and cake because you are so wet and cold, for a cheeky afternoon drink or for a meal. The steak and ale pie is fantastic, homemade...More

    Thank 338emma
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    When visiting the Lake District you must go to Hawkshead to The Red Lion for the best proper steak pie - crust all round and plenty of chunky steak mmmmmm Good ales from local breweries enjoy but you need an hour to sit sleep and...More

    Thank Allison T
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is a pub we have past many times and thought we should try the food out. So a couple of weeks ago we booked a table online and went for a late lunch / early dinner. On arrival it became apparent that booking a...More

    Thank Nomad231
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Went for an early dinner to the red lion and couldn't have asked for a better experience. As is expected in the lakes the beer was amazing and asked the barmaid/barman if I should opt for steak and ale PIE or fish and chips. They...More

    Thank GaryDunc
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Called in for an evening meal. Both had the fish & chips which were excellent. Very friendly service and most importantly our dogs were welcome! Will definitely call in again next time we are up here.

    Thank Rob S
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    #1 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
    Skelwith Bridge Hotel
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    #7 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
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    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Ambleside >
    • Hawkshead
    • Also Known As
    • Red Lion Ambleside ,
    • Hawkshead Red Lion
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    aussiegirl33
    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Mick S | Reviewed this property |
    There are not many spaces to the front (It's a general use car park with only about 10 spaces), but there is a large Car Park about 200M away (You have to pay though).
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    jomo06
    19 November 2014|
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    Response from RandCCheshire | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Guys, I don't think there is one in the rooms, but they are so good there, they would probably get you one on request...
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    "All rooms seemed to be accessed by steep stairs, so sadly unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems."
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    "not sure about wi-fi as dont use or need it on holiday"
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    "we stayed in room 9 and it was a lovely size."
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    "Rooms at the front have a better view"
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