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Wateredge Inn

Ambleside

Wateredge Inn stands on the shores of Lake Windermere, a short walk from Ambleside centre. Set across two former 17th century fishermen's cottages, it offers cosy bedrooms and period features.

The individual bedrooms each have an en-suite bathroom and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms also have a flat-screen TV, hairdryer, and a comfortable seating area. Many rooms feature lake views and some have lake view balconies or garden patios. Everything was perfect 👍🏼

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9.2
Awesome
1,225 reviews

Ambleside Lake House

Ambleside

Set above Waterhead Bay in Ambleside, the family-run Ambleside Lake House is a 4-start guest house, with green surroundings.

The rooms are individually decorated, and each has tea and coffee facilities. All rooms have a desk and a modern bathroom with toiletries. Great location, beautiful gardens Complimentary Prosecco was a wonderful gesture for husband b’day

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9.1
Awesome
1,193 reviews

Ambleside Townhouse

Ambleside

The family-run Ambleside Townhouse is situated in Ambleside, 800 metres from Lake Windermere. It offers en suite rooms and a full English breakfast in the morning.

Each stylish room has fresh light décor. Breakfast was great, a full English, buffet style fresh and high quality ingredients. The ice machine on the landing was an unexpected bonus! Beds were super comfy. toasty warm rooms. Really nice accommodating staff too.

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9.3
Awesome
1,108 reviews

Abbey House Hotel

Barrow in Furness

Built as a private house in 1914, the hotel has hosted King George V and other members of the royal family. Many of the rooms and public areas retain elements of Edwardian luxury, including high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Guests can enjoy an award-winning menu at the Rosette accredited Oscar's restaurant. Clean, food great and staff couldn’t do enough for you.

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9.2
Awesome
1,485 reviews

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa

Grasmere

Rooms at The Daffodil Hotel and Spa are stylish and spacious, each with a flat-screen TV and media panel, en suite bathroom with complimentary Molton Brown toiletries, luxury crisp cotton linen, ironing facilities and still bottled water. The room was spacious and spotless and the property is walking distance from the shops and amenities in town. It's also a good starting point for various walks and hikes in the area. Despite Covid-19, everything was running smoothly and the employees took every precaution to make the guests feel safe and welcome. The reception manager, Tamara, went out of her way to give us a wonderful experience at the hotel and tips on where to explore in Grasmere.

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9
Awesome
2,172 reviews

Regent Hotel By The Lake

Ambleside

This family-run hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and has free parking, free Wi-Fi and fine food. The shops of Ambleside are a 10-minute stroll away.

Each room at Regent By The Lake has a TV and tea and coffee facilities. Some have a private terrace. Ground-floor rooms are available, some with walk-in showers. Loved the location next to the lake and just a short walk into Ambleside.

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9.2
Awesome
1,700 reviews

Royal Oak at Keswick

Keswick

The 18th-century Royal Oak at Keswick is located in the market town of Keswick, just 2 miles from Derwentwater. A traditional pub, it offers home-cooked seasonal food, cask ales and cosy en suite accommodation.

With stunning views of the surrounding hills, the former coaching inn is close to the town centre. Keswick Lodge is a perfect base to explore the Lake District. Everything, could not fault the place

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9.1
Awesome
1,146 reviews

The Hare and Hounds, Levens

Levens

Situated in Levens, The Hare and Hounds, Levens has a restaurant, bar, garden, and free WiFi throughout the property. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. From the moment we checked in, all the staff were very friendly and approachable. The room was very spacious with a comfortable bed. En-suite good, excellent shower pressure. A variety of teas and plunger coffee in the room together with fresh milk and complimentary water (still & sparkling). Very good choices for breakfast. Ate dinner here both nights, varied menu and food very tasty. Large beer & wine list. Would definitely stay here again and will recommend to all our friends in the UK and Australia.

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9.6
Exceptional
348 reviews

The Lodge @ Carus Green

Kendal

Set beside the 18-hole golf course at Carus Green Golf Club, The Lodge offers luxury guest rooms in Kendal. Guests have access to the lounge bar and restaurant in the clubhouse and free WiFi is provided. From check-in it was amazing, my group consisted of a toddler to an oap, and everything and everyone was catered for truly exceptional quality and service the staff are a credit to the resort and we'll be back, also can't believe how reasonable the prices are from the bar to the restaurant and breakfast such a change not to be had off, until next time Richie, Caron Alice, Mo and Mally Moo x

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9.1
Awesome
320 reviews

The Red Townhouse

Penrith

The Red Townhouse is located close to the centre of the historic market town of Penrith, a 10-minute walk from Penrith Train Station. The property offers free off-road parking, free WiFi, secure cycle storage and a cosy walled garden. Very friendly and helpful. Room was spotlessly clean.

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9.8
Exceptional
189 reviews

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