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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 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...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Lakes B&B as a birthday treat in January 2017. It is a lovely, comfortable B&B, very conveniently located right in the centre of Ambleside. On arrival we were welcomed by Claire and Eugene, who are very friendly, helpful hosts. They gave us some really useful information on the best places to eat and...

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

Hi Fred & Gill, Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are delighted with your wonderful comments and so many of them. Having read them we feel that we are on the right track for making our B&B welcoming a warm comfortable room with all the amenities you need. We work very hard to keep our standards high...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My partner booked 3 nights away for my birthday in Ambleside. The Lakes is an excellent B & B - brilliantly situated for walking anywhere in Ambleside & with a car parking pass so our car could be parked free of charge. Our double room was lovely - quality bedding & furniture and immaculately clean. Little jars of coffee/tea/sugar &...

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

Hi Helen & Paul, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such amazing compliments. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed a hot breakfast on hot plates . It's great to know that you found your room to have quality bedding and immaculately clean. We are delighted by all...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have just got back from a short stay in Ambleside at The Lakes B&B and wow! What a lovely place. Made to feel very welcome by Claire and Eugene! The room was beautiful! Warm and clean the towels very big and fluffy, the bed and pillows very comfortable and lots of tea coffee provided in the room (and biscuits)....

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

Hi Jodie & Tom, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such amazing compliments. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed a 10/10 breakfast. It's great to know that you found our location to be perfect and your room comfortable and warm and clean. For our B&B to be...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We came up to the Lakes at the start of December for a long weekend of cycling and fell running and we stayed at Eugene & Claire's B&B. They were super friendly and nothing was ever too much for them. They also kindly offered to store our bikes in their garage and also to move our car to a free...

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

Hi Alex & Tom, Thank you so much for the amazing review and such wonderful comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your proper lakes fry up and found the our breakfast to be of good quality. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you both back in the near future. There...

Broadstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lovely room. Very comfortable bed and pillows. Big fluffy towels. Nice hot shower with lovely toiletries. Tea/Coffee/Hot chocolate and fresh milk and biscuits. Offered mince pies on arrival. Fabulous breakfast with a huge choice including a veggie option which my hubby had. Clare and Eugene were really friendly and helpful. Nothing too much trouble. Free parking too. Right in the...

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

Hi Karen & Philip, Thank you so much for the excellent review and such wonderful comments. We are delighted that you found our beds comfy and fluffy towels. Well done on your chill swim in Windermere and for achieving such a good place in your group. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and we hope to see...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 5,825 - ₹ 7,526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had room 2 and it was on the top floor and lovely”
 of 5 bubbles emj2, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room 1. Nice and quiet. Lovely comfortable bed and pillows”
 of 5 bubbles Bilesy, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has great views of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisandFrankie2014, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is a good size, and being at the back of the house is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rjprice, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Roos at the v Back are probably quieter and have,the better views”
 of 5 bubbles Marylouo, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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