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    Amboseli Lodge

    Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Gwen and Reg are 'Perfect Hosts', with absolutely nothing being too much trouble, including drying our somewhat soggy walking attire! Our room, 'The Wansfell', was immaculately clean, with beautiful decor and the little extras and eye to detail were amazing. Duncan especially liked your little...More

    Thank Nikki M
    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Amazing value for money. Very clean, excellent attention to detail,couldn't find anything to criticise at all. Gwen and Reg are the perfect hosts and any local information needed they supplied. Great view over loughrigg!

    Thank donald H
    Response from Gwen2911, Owner at Amboseli LodgeResponded 5 May 2017

    So pleased you both had a great time here. It's always a pleasure for us to meet such lovely guests. The weather is still great and the view of Loughrigg fell just as inviting. Hope to see you again. Best wishes Gwen & Reg

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We've stayed at the Amboseli Lodge many times over recent years.... Gwen & Reg always make you feel very welcome. The rooms are brilliant and of the highest standard. The breakfasts always set you up to enjoy whatever your plans are for the day..... we...More

    Thank Andrew B
    Response from Gwen2911, Owner at Amboseli LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Andrew & Sue, It's always a pleasure to have you both staying here, and we're also already looking forward to your next visit . Very best wishes Gwen & Reg

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We just got back from 2 night stay ..kind and friendly hosts, large room , bed and bathroom, great breakfast. Excellent value for money..there is parking at back. Nice tray of hot drinks, bubble bath in bathroom nice touch Gwen Thank you :)

    Thank penelope h
    Response from Gwen2911, Owner at Amboseli LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Pen & Lynn, We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay here , and it would be great to see you both again when you're up here exploring these wonderful Lakeland Fells. Best wishes Gwen & Reg

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Having stayed in many b & b's in the lakes I can honestly say this has been the best. Perfect location, fantastic owners, immaculately clean. Gwen and Reg are perfect hosts who help make your stay enjoyable. Decent sized room with a large bathroom and...More

    Thank tonymcfar1
    Response from Gwen2911, Owner at Amboseli LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Tony & Joanne, What a lovely review, thank you so much. We're delighted that we were able to offer you a welcome retreat after your very demanding stint on the assault course. Well done to both of you. Looking forward to hopefully seeing you...More

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    Marie M
    5 January 2015|
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    Response from Gwen2911 | Property representative |
    The nearest train station is at Windermere, which is four miles from Ambleside. There is a regular bus service , and Amboseli Lodge is just 100 metres from the bus stop in Ambleside. There are also taxis available from the... More
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    penelope h
    10 October 2014|
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    Response from Gwen2911 | Property representative |
    All of our guest rooms and breakfast room and passageways/stairways etc.are pet free. We do occasionally have pets in our private accommodation when we have visitors with their own pets. This is quite infrequent but felt... More
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    "Wensfell at the back is bigger, with great view, but all very good."
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    "Book early !!"
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    "We like Wansfell but all the rooms are excellent"
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    "Rooms offer good views"
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