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Hillsdale in Ambleside

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from a three night stay at the Hillsdale. What can we say only that this is the best b&b we have stayed at. From when you walk in you are met with a lovely smell of freshness. The house is spotless and the room was lovely. The hosts are so friendly advising you on places to eat....

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We booked the Hillsdale B&B having never stayed in a B&B before. We had our reservations but these were soon washed away by the superb service from George on arrival. Very friendly and welcoming and he made sure we had everything sorted quickly as we arrived late on in the evening; parking, intro to the B&B and where everything was...

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th visit to Hillsdale and we are planning our 5th. George & Lindsay are the perfect hosts. We've stayed in 4 different rooms, each one totally different and all very homely. In fact I'd say it's a home from home. Nothing better than coming back from a tough walk to a lovely clean and welcoming room. The...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a very comfy and clean b&b. Breakfast time provides a wide variety of choices. The owner's Lindsey and George are very informative about the walks for those wishing to take a leisurely stroll or for the more serious walker. It is also central for buses. There are also numerous restaurants catering for all tastes.

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

Just a quick word of thanks for the kind words you have written about Hillsdale and us too. We are really pleased to know that you found everything to be comfy and clean and that you had an enjoyable few days with us. We hope we might see you again one day - G & L

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stayed in room 6, overlooking the road with Wansfell Pike as a backdrop. Lovely room with very comfortable bed. George and Lindsey made us feel right at home. Fabulous breakfast. I had the best kippers ever. Only stayed the one night but will definitely book here again.

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

It s so good to read this review, and after only one nights stay. We are so pleased that we made a good impression on you, making you feel "right at home", and that you will definitely book here again- don't forget to call us for the best price! We will have the kippers ready and waiting!!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The place is spotless, well appointed and is located in the centre of Ambleside. The host George couldn't be more helpful if he tried. Breakfast was first class, better than some 5 star hotels I've stayed in. One minor hiccup I forgot to mention to George, the shower in room 8 had no hot water at 0815, I assume the...

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

Blimey - this will take some living up to!! Many thanks for all the wonderful compliments you have paid us on here. Very flattered about the "first class breakfast" too! We are really sorry about the hot water issue that morning - we had some problems with the timing meter on the boiler but sorted it pretty fast once we...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous time staying at the Hillsdale. The owners could not be more welcoming and friendly. Great rooms which are really well presented and warm and the breakfast was absolutely brilliant. Just what you need for a day in the hills.

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

Aww, what a lovely Review you have written for us here. Thank you so much for that - it always helps to know when we are getting things right - We hope to see you again next time you fancy a day or two "in the hills" - George and Lindsey

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

George and Lindsey are a fantastic couple - Welcoming, knowledgeable and very helpful. Lovely B&B, spotlessly clean, great breakfasts. We would definitely recommend it to anyone. Nearby parking not a problem - free too! This B&B is very central for all amenities in Ambleside. Lots of restaurants,cafes and pubs. We recommend the Golden Rule if you like real ale, coal...

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

Aww, what a super review you have posted on here for us :0) Thank you so much for that. We are so pleased to read such positive comments about Hillsdale and for your recommendation to other prospective guests too. Thank you for putting in a word about the free parking for each room. It is a real bonus for us...

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very clean, well presented and extremely welcoming b&b. The breakfast was lovely, stylish rooms and a great central location. George and Lindsey were extremely helpful and advised of places to walk, eat and drink! Would definitely recommend!

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

Just a quick note of thanks for the super comments you have put on here for us and for the recommendation to others too. It is always good to know that what we are doing is working for our guests and that you found Hillsdale to be a in a great central location for pubs and restaurants and for all...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Nicest b&b stay we have ever had. George and Lindsey couldn't be better hosts, very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Room was bright, clean and homely and the bed was extremely comfortable. We had a lovely view of the mountains from our room. Tasty veggy breakfast with lots of choice. This b&b has a lovely atmosphere and we will definitely be...

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

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for posting such lovely and positive comments on here for us. We love that you loved Hillsdale, the views of the mountains, the veggie breakfast and your room too. We are so pleased to know that you will make a return visit some time - sometimes we have nearly...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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: €94 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillsdale in Ambleside 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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