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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Just visited Skelwith Bridge Hotel. Would back up previous reviews: 1. Homely and comfortable 2. Great for dog lovers 3. Staff really friendly 4. Food in restaurant and Talbot pub very good 5. Rooms very clean and spacious - huge bed - bathrooms appeared to have been re-furbed - heating and hot water was excellent. 6. Location very good for...

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stayed for 4days in July.We were made most welcome and all fascilities for walking,hikeing or just holidaying were available. Wet room for dirty shoes,clothing etc. Tis central for most of the Lake district,super café bar near by. We ate in in the evenings and had most enjoyable meals and staff were very pleasant. The rooms were ideal for country...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Skelwith Bridge Hotel was cosy, warm and inviting. The staff were friendly and helpful, we didn't have our dog but dogs were welcomed so will come back with ours. The food was lovely and good value. The bedroom and enjoy suite was clean and there was plenty of hot water. Gorgeous views, we really enjoyed our stay.

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you're looking for 5 star luxury, Skelwith Bridge is not for you BUT if you are looking for a comfortable, homely and relaxing hotel with exceptional staff then this is for you. I can't stop praising Skelwith because they work so hard at making your stay as comfortable as possible. Rooms immaculate with everything you need, breakfast delicious and...

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Skelwith Bridge Hotel is situated just outside Ambleside and at the begining of some beautiful walks. The food is good home cooking with a choice for all tastes. The staff are all very welcoming and provide a good service..

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed for just a single night for a short Lakes break. Ate in the bar in the evening. Have been there previously and it was good, though they did not come forward to recommend making a reservation. The room was good - despite being near the kitchens. This wasn't really a problem - the bill gave a warning, but this...

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Thank Philip W
Freckleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Warm welcome, our room in the lodge was clean and warm, beautiful fully white towels.We had our delicious dinner in the Snug an area down from the bar where we could eat and also have our dog with us and for breakfast. All the staff were very friendly and helpful.Could do with a bit more lighting around the hotel at...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent bar meal, tasty food well presented, generous portions and lovely salad - superb service, quick, smiling, pleasant staff - wonderful clean environment - lots of old furniture, warm fire, very welcoming

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed for a long weekend, fab location for walkers, delicious restaurant food, bar food very similar. Rooms comfy and showers excellent. Busy and books up quickly. Lots of single rooms at good prices. There is no mobile phone signal in this area. Wifi in the lodge annexe where I stayed is excellent, from fellow guests it wasn't as good in...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Have just returned from our second stay at Skelwith Bridge hotel and will definitely be returning again next year. This hotel is outstanding in service and is a beautiful place to stay. The breakfast is delicious and the food served in the Talbot Bar is wonderful! Great place to stay and see the lakes as the hotel is in a...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly located just a short drive from Ambleside, away from the hustle and bustle is Skelwith Bridge. Informal gardens merging seamlessly with the surrounding countryside, real log fires in the winter months and a traditional welcome, Skelwith bridge Hotel really is "your home away from home" The hotel boasts 28 bedrooms, all en-suite and all retaining the character of the original building. We are pleased to offer single, twin, double and king sized rooms available for bed and breakfast or dinner bed and breakfast at fantastically affordable prices all year round. We welcome a whole host of families with children young and old, couples, singles and four legged friends too! The hotel is a fell walkers paradise with many varied easy and more strenuous walks from our doorstep! We even have a drying room available for those wet days ... not that we have too many of those in The Lakes! A host of attractions and other activities are just a short drive or bus ride away including sailing, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, bird watching, golf, shopping, bars and restaurants, the historic houses of Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and Ruskin, the market towns of Keswick and Kendal, Grasmere and its world famous gingerbread, Take a cruise on the lakes with the steamers, the lakes aquarium at lakeside, traditional steam railway at Haverthwaite, Manicured gardens at Holker hall, and many more attractions too numerous to list! Our reception staff are always happy to suggest local attractions or walks and we have lots of information in our showcase at reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Address: Ambleside LA22 9NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: ₹ 6,553 - ₹ 9,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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Skelwith Bridge Ambleside
Hotel Skelwith Bridge
Skelwith Bridge Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#10 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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