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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unlike the film La La Land, Riverside and their very hospitable owners deserve every one of the growing number of accolades currently bestowed upon them. Such a find. We had a great couple of days. Attention to detail is high, breakfast delicious and plentiful, beautiful toiletries from a local company and of course Diney's lovely cake to take out with...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food is delicious so much to choose from for breakfast gets 10-10 and you get very spoilt even a fabulous piece of homemade cake to take back to your room with you the hosts are very nice to nothing is to much for them

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

We greatly enjoyed your visit and pleased breakfast was a hit and we look forward to your return visit.

Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely couple of nights at Riverside. Richard and Diney were excellent hosts with the right amount of attention. The 13 mile walk recommended by Richard was challenging but a great day out. Superb breakfast, in fact so much choice! Cakes were a nice touch too and really tasty. Very nice room too. Comfortable lounge with a nice log fire for...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review which is greatly appreciated. I hope the walk wasn't too demanding and we look forward to seeing you both later in the year.

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard and Diney are welcoming and warm friendly hosts , clean and tidy rooms with lovely toiletries that can be purchased in the hotel.Fabulous breakfast , with Diney's homemade breads and cake.What more could you want.

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Great to catch up again and thank you for taking the trouble to review us. I hope the knees have recovered!

Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to Riverside. It certainly won't be our last. I suspect that the majority of guests who come and stay at Riverside are returnees. Riverside bost many awards and accolades for its accommodation and breakfasts, and in our opinion they are well deserved. But it's the little extra touches that raise the standard even higher: -...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

It was great to catch up again and thank you for the parking spot in Manchester. It certainly helped getting away after the match on Wednesday night. Thank you very much for the review and look forward to seeing you both soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Riverside 27-29 January it's a lovely building we were greeted by Richard and Diney and shown to our top floor room no 4 with a view of the river, bed was so comfy tea making facilities were there for us, the breakfasts are amazing with cereals and fruit available as well as hot cooked food toast...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

It was great to have you both to stay and really pleased you enjoyed your time in Ambleside and managed to get out onto the fells. Hope to see you again soon.

Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed at Riverside for our Mini Moon , we had a very warm welcome from Richard and Diney . They go the extra mile on every count , from the homemade Mince Pies on our arrival to the heart shaped homemade shortbread's in our room . Parking is free and walking into town is only a 5 to 10 min...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us to spend your mini moon and glad you enjoyed the breakfast! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Richard and Diney are fully deserving of the numerous positive ratings, they are lovely hosts, and the food that Diney prepares for breakfast is excellent. The accommodation was very clean and the rooms spacious and comfortable. We will definitely return to Riverside whenever we stay in the Ambleside area, hopefully for a longer stay next time and we would definitely...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Riverside is in a perfect location beside the river Rothay on a quiet lane but within easy walking distance of the cafes, shops and restaurants of Ambleside. It also offers the opportunity to set off from the door to do some of the best walks in the area. Diney and Richard are lovely hosts and the accommodation very clean and...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay although it was a short one and it was great that the weather was ok for some walks. We hope to see you again at Riverside.

North Wales
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic property and attentive owners. Set back from the river with free parking, a short walk into town. Every thought had been put into your experience, check in was a breeze, free homemade mince pies on arrival, a log burner in the living room for you to sit round and relax. Plenty of local information available and knowledge...

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river393, Owner at Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review which is really appreciated. You are right, the "beasts" are mighty ! Good luck with all your additions next year and look forward to seeing you back either at Riverside or in our holiday let next door (Gilbertscar)

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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: ₹ 8,339 - ₹ 11,674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“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
“We've stayed in all the rooms over our numerous visits and can not pick between them - That's tonsaybthey are all first class and warmly and the beds yiu fall to sleep before your heads hit the pillows. ”
 of 5 bubbles stevea427, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 3,it looks amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles markjO4213GT, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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