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Reviewed 12 October 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Hillsdale on Saturday night. The owners George & Lindsey were so welcoming and friendly. The room we had was small but very cosy and tastefully decorated. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice, made by Lindsey and served by George who made a point of speaking to all his guests. Nothing was too...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Wow, such a lovely review for such a short stay here with us! We are really pleased to read all the great things you have said about our breakfasts and, although you had our smallest double room, it does have a warm and cosy feel to it doesn't it!? All of the rooms at Hillsdale are of different shapes and...

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This was our first visit to the Hillsdale in Ambleside and certainly won't be our last. George and Lindsey were extremely warm and friendly and only too willing to share their local knowledge of where to eat and visit etc. The room itself was very clean and well presented and the location of the B&B only a couple of minutes...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure for us to see such lovely things said by guests who have stayed with us and we are so pleased to know that you loved our breakfasts. These have just got even better as we have added more alternative choices to the menu selection just this week. So far the options have been a big...

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

We have stayed in Ambleside a couple of times before, but this guest house is the best we have experienced. I booked this for our friends too, which is why we were so pleased at the standard of both accommodation and hospitality! The room although not the biggest, was spotlessly clean and very nicely furnished. The breakfast was lovely and...

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

Wow!, What a super Review this is. We are delighted to know that Dorothy did a brilliant job of hostess for you on your first day here at Hillsdale and it was our pleasure to be home in time to see you too. So happy to read that we are the best Guest house you have stayed in whilst in...

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Returned from Hillsdale in Ambleside 18/09/2015. We had six nights at Hillsdale. This B&B was excellent. George and Lindsey made us very welcome. George is a great host and is very knowledgeable about the area for walking and dining and Lindsey's breakfast's are super. Will be returning again in the future. Secure parking is also an added bonus and is...

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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Spent one night in the Hillsdale, lovely accommodation and friendly staff. Location is great, would recommend having Ambleside as a base to explore the lakes. Hillsdale had private off road parking just a 5 minute walk away. Good breakfast and handy location for restaurants and shops.

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HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in Ambleside, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for posting your impressions of Hillsdale on here for us. We are really pleased to know that you were well looked after, albeit a brief stay, in our absence. Lots of guests comment about the great location of our B&B for the restaurants, pubs and shops etc. It is easy to wander home after...

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

George and Lindsay run this fabulous B&B beautifully, with plenty of attention to detail. We stayed for 3 nights, slept like babies and ate like kings. We will definitely return! Thank you for a lovely stay!

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We absolutely love this Review and the title especially! When you make a return visit, do remember to call for the best price! Mny thanks - George and Lindsey

Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Spent two nights at Hillsdale and was immediately impressed with the welcoming atmosphere created by George and Lindsey. The room was beautifully presented and although small had all the amenities necessary. The bed was very comfortable, the shower very efficient. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice, including beautifully poached eggs - and tinned tomatoes on request. The location is...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

As a returning guest we knew the location in the heart of Ambleside would be excellant as was the welcome from George & Lindsey.It is good to see that they have maintained their high standards. Well Done. Nothing is too much trouble - be it drying waliking boots overnight to suggestions for restaurants in the area. One other bonus is...

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Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We spent two nights at Hillsdale and from the moment we arrived on the doorstep Lindsey & George made us feel very welcome. Everything about their B&B was superb, rooms, breakfast and advice. We brought our friends from USA with us and they really appreciated the friendliness and quality of service provided by Lindsey & George.

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Such lovely compliments from such nice guests. It was a delight to meet you and your American friends too. Thank you for choosing to bring them to stay at Hillsdale. George and Lindsey

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Stayed at Hillsdale for 3 nights whilst hiking in the Lake District. George and Lindsey were warm, welcoming, helpful hosts. Easy to talk with and very knowledgeable in the area. It was a nice touch George letting us know the weather forecast in the morning while chatting at breakfast. Room was comfortable, cozy, well featured. Plenty of space to store...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This charming Visit Britain 4*Bed and Breakfast property, with free off-road parking for each room, is conveniently situated in Ambleside town centre in the very heart of the English Lake District, Wainwright's Walking Country. The beautiful waters of Windermere, Rydal and Grasmere are within easy walking distance as are the historic homes of Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. Each room has been individually styled - as the B&B has been created from an original Lakeland Stone townhouse, so typical of Ambleside, no room is the same shape or size, but we hope that each one is as comfortable, attractive and pleasing as the next! All rooms have either a double or king sized bed, newly refurbished en-suite shower room and flat screen TV. Hospitality trays, hairdryers, wine glasses and corkscrew come as standard. Free wi-fi is available. Prices include a selection of breakfast choices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillsdale in Ambleside

Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: ₹ 6,734 - ₹ 7,814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillsdale in Ambleside 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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