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Hillsdale in Ambleside

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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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviews george lindsey great knowledge lake district secure parking full english warm welcome perfect hosts set you up for the day b and b bay window wansfell pike cooked breakfast your doorstep friendly hosts wine glasses breakfast was excellent off street parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hillsdale last weekend with a group of friends. This was our second visit & just as good as the first! The B & B is spotlessly clean with private parking being a great benefit. There is a good choice on the breakfast...More

Thank Tracy P
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tracy and Geoff, Just to say a great big thank you to you for posting such lovely comments on here about your weekend's stay at Hillsdale. We are delighted to read them and to see that you had a brilliant weekend - despite the...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It was our first visit to Ambleside and the B&B was our last minute booking - and what a delightful surprise it was! The property is conveniently located a few minutes away from the local pubs and cafes. Parking space was a wonderful bonus -...More

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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 30 May 2018

Goodness! What a super review you have written for us - we are very flattered, to say the least. Needless to say, we are delighted to know that you had such a lovely experience staying at Hillsdale. Your appreciation of the personal touches means a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosts George & Lindsey are the most welcoming and friendly couple you could ever wish to meet. They are on hand to share their knowledge of Ambleside and the surrounding areas, or give recommendations for the nearby cafes and restaurants, even offering to book if...More

Thank Mike H
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 1 week ago

'Afternoon Mike and Lindsay, Well, we must say, this is such a detailed and glowing account of your stay with us - we are truly delighted with all of the lovely positive things you have had to say about us. Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at this lovely B&B in the centre of Ambleside. George & Lindsay are fantastic, friendly hosts, who offer good local knowledge & advice of things to see & do in the area. The room was clean, warm and well furnished,...More

1  Thank Andy W
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andy and Angela, We really loved having you to stay with us last weekend and just wanted to say thank you to you for finding the time to post this amazing review for us on here. It really does mean so much to us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb breakfast with plenty of choice,lovely clean warm rooms and the friendliest owners you could wish for. This was our second stay and we look forward to many more.Faultless - thanks again George and Lyndsey.More

Thank John C
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 1 week ago

Hi John and Rachel, Just a huge thank you to you for posting this great review for us on here. It was lovely to see you again last weekend, and to know that, despite the awful rainy weekend, you will return yet again to stay...More

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Chris N
16 July 2016|
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside | Property representative |
Hello and many thanks for your enquiry. We are sorry that, although we love dogs, we cannot accommodate them at Hillsdale - because George is allergic to them. Thank you again for your interest in Hillsdale - it is much... More
Ravi S
11 July 2016|
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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside | Property representative |
Hello Ravi and thank you for your enquiry. We are sorry, Hillsdale is an adults only B&B with only double and king beds. We can accommodate children from age ten upwards if taking an adult space in the rooms. Sorry we... More
Room Tips
"Al the rooms were decorated to prefection. We were on the 1st floor so if you struggle with stairs, ask for..."
23 Jul 2018
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"We have stayed in most rooms, all delightful."
22 Jul 2018
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"Room 6, great views of the peaks!"
18 Dec 2017
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"I stayed in room 8 and it was very comfortable"
12 Nov 2017
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US$119 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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