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“What a lovely B and B” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Anchorage
Ranked #94 of 105 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“What a lovely B and B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2010

We stayed in this b&b for two nights and wished we stayed longer ! it was so clean !Helen and Arthur were very friendly and helpful they couldnt do enough to help us. We would give them five star !

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank peggsUk
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2009

Our room was on the small side which we were told about before hand and this was reflected in the price of our stay, non the less the room was also adequate for our stay as we were hardly there. The room was very warm, very clean and had a very comfortable bed. The breakfast was also very good and just the right amount too. We enjoyed our stay and the owners were very pleasant and helpful people. The private parking was a bonus. Our only niggle was the size of the en-suite and the water pressure, but this would not deter us from staying there again.

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank mistypie
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2008

We have stayed at lots of B&Bs in the Ambleside area, and this is one of our favourites. Ideally located just a 5 min walk from the town, just passed the house on the bridge, you can leave the car and do everything by foot.
This guest house has its own car parking (something of a rarity in the area) and beautiful gardens, front and back.

There are 5 rooms in all, we have stayed in the Cabin (a double room with ensuite, overlooking the side of the property) and the Captain (a lovely large double with ensuite and small dressing area) overlooking the front. I have to say this is the cleanest, most spotless B&B we've ever stayed in, it really is a pleasure to see that so much care is taken over cleaning the rooms and replenishing the supplies.

Arthur and Helen are very welcoming and friendly hosts. Breakfast is basic but fulfilling, with a full or a vegetarian option, or scrambled egg on toast, or a lighter cereal / yogurt option. The dining room overlooks the garden, and its lovely to watch the birds feeding whilst enjoying breakfast.

I would thoroughly recommend staying here, it really is a lovely place.

  • Liked — Spotlessly clean, lovely hosts, and a car park!
  • Disliked — Nothing - it was great
  • Stayed August 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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2 Thank RT30
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Additional Information about The Anchorage

Property: The Anchorage
Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Hotel Style:
Ranked #94 of 105 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Anchorage Ambleside, Lake District

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