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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

We have just returned from our 2nd visit to Lakes Lodge. We enjoyed our stay last time so decided to book again. Just as last time, the reception staff were very friendly and welcoming. We were shown to our lovely room which was spacious and clean. After night one, we spoke to the receptionist as we hadn't slept very well...

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

We are delighted that your return visit was a success and like you have mentioned good customer service is everything, so we will pass on these comments to the team at Lakes Lodge. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and hopefully we will see you for a 3rd visit. Regards Jason Hewitt

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We have really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were friendly and courteous, nothing has been too much trouble to help with. The accomodation is bright and modern too whilst reflecting the more traditional features of the house. Its in a prime location to explore the Lakes from. Hightly recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this great review and the fact you would highly recommend us is even better, we are delighted that you had a relaxing break and hopefully we will see you again when you visit Ambleside. Regards Jason Hewitt

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Once again Lakes Lodge delivers in every aspect. Friendly staff, comfortable rooms, spotlessly cleaned, fantastic freshly cooked eat as much as you care to buffet style breakfast, free parking. All in all great value. I have no doubt we will be back!!

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

We are delighted that you had another great stay with us at Lakes Lodge we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Jason Hewitt

London
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The staff were extremely friendly and couldn't help you more with your stay. The beds comfy and the rooms spacious. This is defiantly a BnB rather than a hotel but with a few improvements could easily move into the hotel category but then it may loose some of its charm. Recommended tip ask for a room at the back of...

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mrjhewitt, Front Office Manager at Lakes Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for all your trouble in writing such a comprehensive review on Lakes Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge but it would appear we won't be welcoming you back due to your requirement of facilities usually found in a large Hotel such as 24hr service. We are only Lakes Lodge but offer value and...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We recently stayed here for 3 days and I must say, it is one of the best b&b's we've ever stayed in. We took our dog billy with us so we were on the ground floor set at the back of the hotel. It was quite private and the room was very spacious and very clean. Bottle of wine left...

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

We are delighted to hear that both yourselves and the dog Billy enjoyed your stay at Lakes Lodge, we really appreciate the feedback especially when it is as good as this review!! We will pass on your fantastic comments to the team at Lakes Lodge and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jason Hewitt

Hanover, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My sister (who lives in Ayrshire) and I have never been to the Lake District before. When I planned to visit her from Toronto, she suggested we have a mini-break and drive down to Lake Windermere. I left all the planning to her and, thankfully, she chose Lakes Lodge for our 2 night stay. On arrival, Cath greeted us warmly...

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

Wow, what a review, thank you it sounds like you had a fantastic time and we will certainly pass on your amazing comments to Cath and her team. Regards Jason Hewitt

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Really good accommodation in the centre of Ambleside. Found Cath to be very helpful, friendly and welcoming. Lovely clean room and bathroom with a FAB shower and toiletries which is always something to put a smile on my face. Found the bed extremely comfortable and no noise from traffic. Breakfast was nice but would have perhaps liked more variety with...

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

We are delighted that you found Lakes Lodge to be a wonderful B&B and we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, will pass on your kind comments to Cath and her team. Regards Jason Hewitt

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We have stayed at this excellent hotel on four or five previous occasions and have never been disappointed with the service or facilities. The staff are welcoming and friendly and the rooms spacious, clean and well appointed. The hotel is conveniently located in Ambleside with shops, restaurants and pubs only a few minutes walk away. Breakfast is second to none...

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

Return trade is the best form of advertising so thank you very much for writing this fantastic review and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. Regards Jason Hewitt

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

You wont go wrong here. Great accommodation & breakfast. Coffee to go on tap as and when. The staff are excellent, nothing is too much trouble. Particular mention must go to Cathy who is a jewel in this organisation. When we return we would not book elswhere.

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

'Bang on the money' what a fantastic expression, thank you and we will pass on your complimentary comments to Cath and her team. Regards Jason Hewitt

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We returned to The Lakes Lodge this weekend, and on recommendation of the staff stayed in one of the new rooms at the back of the building - no views, but WOW! Superb 4 star room, with a really comfortable bed in a large modern room. Fair sized bathroom with underfloor heating. Spotless, new soft furnishings. I am a big...

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

We are delighted that your return visit was such a success and that you enjoyed our new basement rooms, they are really popular with our guests. Thank you for such a good review and we look forward to welcoming you back to Lakes Lodge. Regards Jason Hewitt

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM330 - RM677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lakes Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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