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    Ambleside Backpackers

    Iveing Cottage Old Lake Road | Iveing Cottage, Ambleside LA22 0DJ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 28 August 2015

    I really enjoyed my stay at Ambleside Backpackers. The owners were very helpful from our late Friday arrival and throughout the weekend. The rooms were very clean, newly carpeted and nicely laid out. The self-service breakfast facilities were fantastic and it was spacious enough to...More

    Thank S S
    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 28 October 2015

    Great review, thanks. Makes you wonder what upset the previous reviewer.

    Reviewed 23 August 2015

    Among other elements of low-quality service, we were not allowed to use the toilets inside the hostel after the checking out. I don't think that any decent accommodation business would do that.Bad reputation.

    Thank Liviu M
    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 27 August 2015
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    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    This is a typical 'Hostel' style B&B. It is a perfect base for trips out of Ambleside, although it has limited carparking on site. There is on-street parking nearby, but you have to be lucky to get a space. The owners/managers are incredibly friendly and...More

    Thank arclight999
    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 11 July 2015

    Thanks for the good review, small correction -breakfast is toast and cereals (not or) and of course there is tea, coffee, preserves as well - even Marmite some days. Parking is as you say interesting in Ambleside, however I have never paid to park yet...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2015

    I loved my stay a Ambleside backpackers. It takes you back to the real hostel experience as opposed to so many hostels that try and be trendy hotels. The price was very reasonable and included breakfast as well. The couple that run the place are...More

    Thank bash99
    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 7 July 2015

    Great review thank you, and what an quaint end to your day!

    Reviewed 2 July 2015

    We had a one night stay here and the location is very good just off the main road in the town. Parking is limited but there is a pay and display approximately 150 yards away but with this being the lakes of course it isn't...More

    Thank muddy1Hull
    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 3 July 2015

    All you say is pretty much as it says on our web site. The parking is limited but there is a map in the porch showing all on street free and time limited parking near the hostel and you should never have to feed Cumbria...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 10
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    • Ambleside
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    • Ambleside Backpackers Lake District
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    Room Tips
    "Try to get that 4-bed dorm with a view, lovely in the morning!"
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    "As the hostel runs a dormitory system, the smaller the room size, the less chance of sharing with a snorer."
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    "We had the private 2 bed room it was a great option. You could lock the room and make sure you possessions..."
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    "We were in room number 4 - the views of the surrounding hills were fab"
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