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Olhos de Agua, Portugal
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off here and decided to get our lunch. The food was pricey but quite good. We each shared a platter. We were warned that it may take up to 45 minutes but the food arrived hot and ready to eat within five. The service was good even though they were busy due to showing live sport. It's worth... More 

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Limerick
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35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here with hiking in Langdale in mind. Its 20 minutes by car or public bus to Old Dungeon Ghyll. The room itself was spacious, and the breakfast very good, English style. The Inn is in the center of town which is a lively spot and close to Windermere also. One proviso: when there is music in the bar,... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to stay , close to all restaurants , shops and pubs , easy to reach other parts of the Lakes from here, Really friendly staff too. Churchill,s serves a good breakfast , The rooms are cosy and clean , very good bar snacks and meals , Overall a very good stay

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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282 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Were staying Ambleside and decided to experience different pubs for our meals (as well as Tesco meals when we were tired and wanted to stay in). Went to The Churchill and weren't impressed. The service was pretty abrupt and off hand. Ordered drinks and then up to the bar to order meals. It seemed only a matter of a few... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

pub was chosen due to the showing of football on the Monday .. empty when we arrived except for a couple of locals (around 17:00) .. we ate chilli nacho's to share as a starter which were fine, mains were steak pie with mash, partner said the pie was nice but the mash appeared to have a crusty skin on... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed at this hotel in early-mid October. The staff were kind and helpful and the breakfast was well cooked. There was noise in the evening but events had been clearly marked. As for Ambleside itself, the town is a complete rip-off with shameful charging for those of us with disabled parking badges, and bad attitudes in shops.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a 2 night stay at this venue. The rooms were adequate with en suite facilities and tea / coffee making facilities. No window in the bathroom, however appeared to be suitably ventillated. Bed was comfortable. Parking was limited and extremely tight with very steep incline down to it.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

So I had taken my pregnant girlfriend away for her birthday and as said in the headline, I had brought her up to the lakes to propose to her so obviously a very special occasion. So first of all, we walk in and its just a pub which is fine but its a dingy one. The gentlemen behind the bar... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

During a 6 week tour of UK and Europe this is the only pub we went into where the tables were not cleaned immediately patrons departed!!!! As we left we saw guests arriving to stay and felt sorry for them in that they had to enter via a not too great pub

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Beautiful sunny day out in the Lake District, popped into Ambleside and had lunch at the Churchill. Serves lunches from 12 - 5 pm. Friendly, helpful staff. Good Service. Great menu choice. Pub Grub at its best. Enjoy.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Churchill's accommodation consists of 16 double rooms, all recently refurbished to a high standard and many with wonderful, scenic views of the local fells. We welcome all visitors equally, however, we do not accept bookings from Hen or Stag parties. All of our rooms have the following facilities to help make your stay as comfortable as possible: En-Suite Bathroom Tea/Coffee Making Facilities LCD Television with multiple channels Free Wi-Fi. PARKING IN AMBLESIDE OR ANY TOWN CENTRE IS OF A PREMIUM , AND THE CHURCHILL INN IS UNIQUE IN THAT REGARDS BY HAVING ITS OWN CAR PARK, THE ENTRANCE IS QUIET NARROW BUT ACCESSIBLE , IF YOU WOULD PREFER TO PARK OFF SITE THERE ARE NUMEROUS CAR PARKS WITHIN A FIVE MINUTE WALK FROM THE INN. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Churchill Inn

Address: 33 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0BH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: €63 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Churchill Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We were only there for a meal and drinks”
 of 5 bubbles 290grantn, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for downstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles Hugemack75, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front looks out to other buildings on main street, back looks out over rooftops to mountain view.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheilab2948, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 21 has the bay window with the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkPattison, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay used the Churchill as a Local for short break”
 of 5 bubbles memps5, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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