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Review of Blue Hill Cottage

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Very good
81 reviews
Bluehill Cottage-a view down the lane
Outside the cottage.
Showing our car parking space.
A prosecco moment!
Relaxing in the lounge!
Cosy lounge.
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom.
Twin room.
Newly renovated bathroom with walk-in shower.
Bathroom
Some visitors arrive by horse!
A walk from Bluehill Cottage overlooking Grasmere.
A host of dancing daffodils- by Stockghyll waterfalls a short walk from the cottage.
Lake Windermere at Waterhead. 10 mins walk from cottage.
Waterhead.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 81 reviews
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2plus2gva
Geneva, Switzerland
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93 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Cosy accommodation”
Reviewed 30 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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people found this review helpful

This delightful cottage was exactly as described - conveniently situated, cosy and well equipped. Accommodation is quite tight for 4 people, but would be comfortable for 2 or 3 visitors using one bed area to store luggage. The cottage has a reserved parking spot nearby, which was always free for us. There is no dishwasher, but a clothes washer with drier. The heating and WiFi worked fine.

Tip: Even when arriving by car from the south, it is wiser to go around and approach the cottage via the north junction of Old Lake Road with the A591. That's because in the evening, residents park their cars on Blue Hill Road south of the cottage, leaving very little room indeed to squeeze past! (North of the cottage, Blue Hill Road is wider)

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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BristolCu...
Bristol
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quaint cottage, great location.”
Reviewed 30 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is a lovely little cottage in a wonderful location in Ambleside. It's so easy to wander into town and also to walk up into the beautiful countryside.
It's only a teeny tiny cottage, but room enough for 3 adults and there is everything there you need.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Liked best: The cottage was so cute!
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jane T
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A real treat”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

This is my second time at Blue Hill cottage with friends and it was a super as the last visit. We quickly got settled in, getting the fire going (which is such a treat for those of us who normally live in the town). My friends agreed that the cottage has everything you could need, including wifi, which is essential for me. My friends were also impressed with the location, (particularly the ease with which you can get both into town and to the steamer terminal). We slept like logs in the comfy beds. We will be back!

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Liked best: The cottage has a great feel to it and you immediatley feel at home!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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