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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at this delightful B and B. As previous reviews has said, Clare and Eugene were fantastic hosts from the minute we arrived until we left. Great choice of breakfast, the traditional fried breakfast was amazing but we also enjoyed muffin with smoked salmon and poached egg. We took advantage of the great cakes baked by Clare...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted that your enjoyed our amazing breakfast and spotless comfortable room. It's great for us to hear from guest who have found our location perfect for restaurants and having the use of our walking maps/books. Lots of our guest appreciate being able to store food...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 5 evening at the Lakes B&B and it really is the best B&B I have stayed in! Clare and Eugene made me feel very welcome and after a very short time it became a home away from home. Also Clare makes a superb breakfast and incredible cakes! I can't recommended highly enough!

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Kane, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. It was such a pleasure to meet you and well done with finishing the Fair field horseshoe and all those other walks. We would love to see you return in the near future. Kind regards Clare & Eugene

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off the owners Clare and Eugene are the most loveliest couple you will ever meet, they are both so welcoming and very helpful if you ever need any information about the area. Our room was a perfect size for me and my partner. The room included an en-suite shower room, kettle tea/coffee with biscuits and a hairdryer with other...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Holly & Daniel, Thank you so much for excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted that you found us friendly hosts and that we made you feel at home. Thank you for telling us that our rooms are comfortable and that our breakfast is served to perfection and kept you going until lunch. It's always good to...

Manchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This B&B is perfect! Claire and Eugene are wonderful hosts, warm and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. We stayed for 2 nights in room 4 which was spotlessly clean with an extremely comfortable bed. Breakfast was cooked to perfection and served with a smile and the free cake was a very welcome treat too. The B&B is in...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Mike & Clare, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such kind comments. We are delighted that you found our b and b extremely comfy and clean, and location ideal for restaurants. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we would love to see you both return in the near future. Kind regards Clare...

Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent.... just excellent. Oh and free cake.! Everyone loves cake. Its especially better when its free and baked by the most wonderfull hosts ever. Thanks you two x!! we had a wonderfull time. And highly recommend your hotel.

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Andrew & Colette, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your birthday and more importantly the cake. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we would love to see you both return in the near future. Kind regards Clare & Eugene ,

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Couldn't have asked for a better BnB to stay in for my first trip to the Lakes. Eugene and Clare were excellent hosts! We were offered tea and cake on arrival, and the breakfast was delicious having been cooked to order. Each day we went out Eugene and Clare helped point us in the right direction including good restaurants to...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Matthew & Sarah, Thank you for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us how much at home you felt with us and how much you enjoyed your delicious breakfast. We are delighted that you found our location perfect, and enjoyed all our facilities. It was a pleasure to meet you...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We are very well travelled & I have to say this is the best B&B we have been to. Eugene & Clare are the most welcoming, easy going & friendly hosts you could ever meet, they really do make you feel at home. The rooms are spotless & very quiet even though it's right in the centre of Ambleside. Breakfast...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Melissa & Mark, Thank you so much for excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted that you found us friendly hosts and that we made you feel at home. Thank you for telling us that our rooms are spotless and that our breakfast is superb and good variety and served piping hot. We would love to see...

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My Partner and I returned from The Lakes B&B yesterday and we loved it! The room was so cosy and had everything we needed, the bed was comfy, the room was warm, it was very clean and tidy, the owners left a tray with tea, coffee and hot chocolate and some milk for when we arrived, in one of the...

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Emma & Lucas, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such kind compliments. You seem to have covered everything and we appreciate you have taken the time to tell us what a great job we are doing. We try our best to make sure our guest have everything they need and help in anyway we can for...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This really is an amazing B&B Eugene and Claire are the perfect hosts so helpful and friendly. The room was really well priced for what you get and for the area. You really can't ask for more we would definitely recommend here and we will definitely be back.

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Lakes Bnb A, Owner at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Neil & Kate, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted that you both had such a great time. Well done for eventually getting to the Roman Fort and even getting good weather for your walk. We look forward to welcoming you...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

For our annual November break in Ambleside, this is the second time we have booked with Eugene and Clare and the reasons why are almost too numerous to mention. Perfect location right in the centre of Ambleside but still quiet enough at night to guarantee a great nights sleep. Free parking, fantastic breakfasts, very clean, very comfortable rooms with all...

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Lakes Bnb A, Manager at The Lakes B and B, responded to this review

Hi Simon, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful compliments. We are delighted you both had such a great time at our b&b. Thank you for pointing out so many positive highlights to your stay, perfect location free parking, our fantastic breakfast, clean and comfortable room with all the amenities you need. We try are best...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the charming town of Ambleside, in the heart of the beautiful Lake District. The Lakes B&B offers mountain views and is only a 5-minute drive from Windermere, England's largest lake. A home-cooked breakfast is also provided each morning. Guests can enjoy mountain views from rooms which are decorated using natural colours and wood furnishings. They come equipped with a flat-screen TV/DVD as well as an en suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi. The Lakes B&B is just a 15-minute drive from Helvellyn Mountain, England's third largest peak. The hotel is located close to many woodland trails or picturesque walks, some start and finish at the hotel itself. We offer drying facilities and bike storage. We can sort out parking if you let us know you require it. We have a lovely sunny court yard for our guest to enjoy the sun. Free parking is possible but must be arrange at time of booking limited spaces. Motor bikes are welcome free parking for motor bikes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lakes B and B

Address: 12 Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM409 - RM510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lakes B and B 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Top floor has great views of the mountains.”
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“Room 4 is a good size, and being at the back of the house is very quiet.”
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