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Gibraltar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay Ambleside. Dianne and Allan were great hosts and they certainly made us feel welcome. The rooms were very cosy and clean. The breakfast was delicious. Ideal base for a Lake District trip. Hugely recommended.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and had a great time. Lovely large room at the front with fantastic views. We left our car at home and travelled by train and then used local buses, this Guest House is just around the corner from the bus station, close to all restaurants, a perfect location. Allan made us very welcome, his...

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West Boldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed at Rysdale recently for the Ambleside Lantern Parade (rooms 2 and 3). The rooms were decorated to a beautiful standard and were spotlessly clean. Owners Dianne and Allan were extremely welcoming and friendly (Dianne's homemade lemon cake and mince pies went down a treat!!) Looking forward to staying there again in the future.

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Kate, Sue and Mike, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us last weekend and we thank you most sincerely for your very kind words and comments. I can assure you your review is most appreciated. We are delighted that you also enjoyed Dianne's baking and it does appear that the lemon cake is a particular favourite....

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's a typical Ambleside B&B but with superb attentive service. The hosts Alan and Diane were well-organized to give us guests what we need - and then they offered a nice surprise: home made cake to welcome us back in the evening. Wonderful!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just had a short overnight stay in this brilliant B&B. Alan was kind enough to fit us in at ridiculously short notice (24hrs). We had room 9 at the very top and the views were amazing. Breakfast was fresh and tasty with a portion of excellent fried bread (my favourite). It is perfectly located for the town centre and bus...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Just returned from a wonderful stay at this charming guesthouse. We were made to feel very welcome by Alan & Diane. We stayed in rooms 3&4 which were spotless and very comfortable with lovely views. The guesthouse is ideally situated being a matter of minutes walk from the shops and restaurants. As the buses only stopped around the corner there...

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Good Morning Andrew and Sue, Many thanks for your wonderful review that you have written, I can assure you it is most appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your 2 nights with us over the weekend but we also need to say that it was a pleasure to have yourselves stay with us as you were the kind of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Having read most of the reviews, I cannot really improve on the superlatives! And the key of course is the owners, who put their heart and soul into this charming, comfortable , hospitable, welcoming, helpful, well kept, beautifully and tastefully, well located, generously breakfasted guest house! Thank you very much Allan and Dianne. Also grandsons Seth and Harry and friendly...

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Geoffrey and Esther, We cannot thank you enough for the fantastic review that you have written for us and we are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your recent 5 night stay with us. I can assure you that we also enjoyed looking after the both of you and we wish you well for the future. Best Wishes, Allan and...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We traveled as a family of 4 with 2 kids. We booked 2 rooms for 4 nights. The location of the guest house is just perfect in the middle of the town and minutes from all restaurants and bars. Ambleside is a great location in Lake District as it has everything to cater to and gives you the feel of...

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Hello Saket, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review and for your kind words and comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay both with ourselves and in the Lake District and that you had good days out following my routes and suggestions. I also learned from yourself about various things in Dubai which one day...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We spent three nights here. The accommodation was spotlessly clean, lovely hosts, stunning views, would thoroughly recommend and each day when we returned we were welcomed with one of Dianne's delicious cakes. We will definitely be back for a visit.

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agacumbria, Owner at The Rysdale, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind words and comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed both your recent 3 night stay with us and Dianne's home made cakes. Wishing you both all the very best, Allan and Dianne.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in February, the room we booked was beautiful, very clean, gorgeous view over the village. The owner was extremely friendly and helpful throughout our stay. I wish we had stayed longer. I wouldn't hesitate to return.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Rysdale

Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: €100 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rysdale 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Lovely views and central to Ambleside. Bus stop one block away and park with mini golf over the road. Beautiful views from bedrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Oztraveler2014, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the front if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles pizzaswirling, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2 , 6 & 9 have stunning veiws”
 of 5 bubbles 851susanr, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the front are best.”
 of 5 bubbles ianarayner, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 2 is the best as it looks out over the park ect. There are steps to the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 935amandam, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
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