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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is where you need to go when there is no Wetherspoons in a town! Wall to wall sky sports, loud music and doorman every night! To be fair the staff are nice and helpful but it really won't appeal to the real ale drinking, walking gear wearing tourists but there is always a place for pubs and hotels...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a drink after a morning of walking and ended up staying all afternoon and having an early evening meal. I cannot comment therefore on the rooms however the wainwrights ale was very good and so was the food. I had the cottage pie served with broccoli, carrots and pickled cabbage. It was delicious...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stopped at Ambleside during a cruise .. Its a very picturesque village with beautiful tiny shops lining up on one side near the village centre. We stopped by after our walk for lunch. The pub had a nice interior , however the service level needs to be pulled up. Quality of food was average and the time taken...

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights, good price compared to elsewhere. Warm welcome at reception. Room was clean, comfortable mattress, good shower and plenty of tea/coffee available. We were on the 3rd floor so lots of stairs to negotiate so bear this in mind if you have any problems with mobility as there isn't a lift. Breakfast was good, the young guy...

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Olhos de Agua, Portugal
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here and decided to get our lunch. The food was pricey but quite good. We each shared a platter. We were warned that it may take up to 45 minutes but the food arrived hot and ready to eat within five. The service was good even though they were busy due to showing live sport. It's worth...

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Limerick
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with hiking in Langdale in mind. Its 20 minutes by car or public bus to Old Dungeon Ghyll. The room itself was spacious, and the breakfast very good, English style. The Inn is in the center of town which is a lively spot and close to Windermere also. One proviso: when there is music in the bar,...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to stay , close to all restaurants , shops and pubs , easy to reach other parts of the Lakes from here, Really friendly staff too. Churchill,s serves a good breakfast , The rooms are cosy and clean , very good bar snacks and meals , Overall a very good stay

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Were staying Ambleside and decided to experience different pubs for our meals (as well as Tesco meals when we were tired and wanted to stay in). Went to The Churchill and weren't impressed. The service was pretty abrupt and off hand. Ordered drinks and then up to the bar to order meals. It seemed only a matter of a few...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

pub was chosen due to the showing of football on the Monday .. empty when we arrived except for a couple of locals (around 17:00) .. we ate chilli nacho's to share as a starter which were fine, mains were steak pie with mash, partner said the pie was nice but the mash appeared to have a crusty skin on...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed at this hotel in early-mid October. The staff were kind and helpful and the breakfast was well cooked. There was noise in the evening but events had been clearly marked. As for Ambleside itself, the town is a complete rip-off with shameful charging for those of us with disabled parking badges, and bad attitudes in shops.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Churchill's accommodation consists of 16 double rooms, all recently refurbished to a high standard and many with wonderful, scenic views of the local fells. We welcome all visitors equally, however, we do not accept bookings from Hen or Stag parties. All of our rooms have the following facilities to help make your stay as comfortable as possible: En-Suite Bathroom Tea/Coffee Making Facilities LCD Television with multiple channels Free Wi-Fi. PARKING IN AMBLESIDE OR ANY TOWN CENTRE IS OF A PREMIUM , AND THE CHURCHILL INN IS UNIQUE IN THAT REGARDS BY HAVING ITS OWN CAR PARK, THE ENTRANCE IS QUIET NARROW BUT ACCESSIBLE , IF YOU WOULD PREFER TO PARK OFF SITE THERE ARE NUMEROUS CAR PARKS WITHIN A FIVE MINUTE WALK FROM THE INN. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Churchill Inn

Address: 33 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0BH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM295 - RM545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Churchill Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Bring your earplugs....especially if you are on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles ripvanadder, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were only there for a meal and drinks”
 of 5 bubbles 290grantn, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for downstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles Hugemack75, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front looks out to other buildings on main street, back looks out over rooftops to mountain view.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheilab2948, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 21 has the bay window with the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkPattison, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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