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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2011

This was our second stay at Riverside and everything was as perfect as the first. Brenda and Dave make you feel so welcome in their home, they were the perfect hosts yet again. A wonderful relaxing place to stay. There is always a walk you can do from the front door and we always looked forward to Brenda’s breakfast. We...

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Alton, Hampshire
Reviewed 29 May 2011

This was our second visit to Riverside and as before Brenda and Dave are excellent hosts. The acccommodation is pristine, homely, the food is great and hospitality excellent.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 28 May 2011

Riverside Hotel definitely surprised us in terms of their standard of room. Their food and service were so impeccable that they could easily exceed a 5-star retreat anywhere around the world. No wonder people returns to this hotel time and time again, year after year. It is not only a desirable retreat that provided delicious food and excellent service, its...

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Burnley
Reviewed 18 May 2011

Such a friendly, clean hotel. Can't really add anything else to previous reviews other than we will be back.

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Hereford
Reviewed 16 May 2011

It is wonderful to return again to this great B&B in Ambleside and find it as good as ever. Brenda and David Milne make us so welcome and comfortable and we enjoy delicious and imaginative breakfasts every morning - such a good start to the day. We look forward to returning before long.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2011

It is 6 years since we last visited Brenda and David due to the arrival of children but we have kept in touch with family members continuing to visit. That is the essence of this B&B, Brenda & Dave become friends and guests are treated like extended family. The accommodation cannot be faulted, it retains the same excellent standards. The...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2011

We stayed for 3 nights at The Riverside for our Honeymoon and it was fantastic. We stayed in the Fourposter bedroom, i was so pleased when we walked in- the views onto the side garden and the river in front were lovely. The room was fairly spacious and the Jet spa bath and shower were great after a long walk....

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Bothwell
Reviewed 8 May 2011

This is our 5th trip to Riverside, so that in itself will tell you how much we enjoy it. We just love the welcome we get from Brenda and Dave. They thoroughly deserve all the accolades they receive. As others have mentioned, the breakfast Brenda serves up is fantastic and will keep you going most of the day. Dave is...

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Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2011

Not for nothing has Riverside been voted into the top 3 B&Bs in the world on Trip Advisor. Certainly the best my wife and I have ever stayed in. Run wonderfully by Brenda and Dave Milne for the last 10 years or so, this 6-roomed hotel is beautifully situated on the banks of the River Rothay on the outskirts of...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 May 2011

With wonderful hosts, comfortable rooms, fine breakfasts, and an ideal location, this is a true home away from home.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1866, Riverside provides award-winning B&B set in a beautiful rural riverside location, but within a 10 minutes scenic walk of the centre of Ambleside. Riverside provides an ideal location to explore many differentaspects of the National Park and we are only 15mins walk from Waterhead where you can catch the Lake Windermere steamers. Riverside has been awarded both an VisitBritain Gold Award and an AA "Highly Commended" certificate,which recognizes both "exceptional quality"and "the very best ten percent of establishments in their category, in the UK" and in addition, Riverside has been recommended by the Guardian and other newspapers and is featured inprestigious publications such as the Michelin Travel Guide and is "author's choice" in the "Rough Guide to the Lakes". Wherever possible, Riverside sources local ingredients and in addition offers natural, organic, bathroom products, made in Ambleside. We have DVD players and a library of DVDs and Riverside is fully WiFi Internet and BT Fusion enabled. Our prices are per room per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside

Address: Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England (Formerly Riverside Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM564 - RM675 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Riverside Ambleside, Lake District
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“We stayed in Room 2 (four poster) which was spacious but cosy with great view of the river from the bay window”
 of 5 bubbles peterb758032, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I imagine all the rooms are top notch”
 of 5 bubbles WaveyDaveSheffield, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very big loads of space and a amazing bathroom to ”
 of 5 bubbles 997sum, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room with the four poster bed has armchairs and a lovely view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles joannegrant1962, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in Room 6 at the top of the house, a double with en suite shower room. Warm and comfortable but a little on the small size.”
 of 5 bubbles 2015Mar18Marie, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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