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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have just returned from a short stay at this hotel. We upgraded to a Superior Room and were allocated 'The Hideaway', which was separate to the main building. The room was very nice with a great view from the window. The breakfast in the morning was very good and the staff were helpful and welcoming. The hotel is situated... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We use the Lakehouse because of it's excellent location, a short walk to Ambleside with the Lake close by, and bus stops right outside. Also the staff are friendly and attentive, and the rooms are clean, this hotel is breakfast only although you can order room service, you can see the Lake although some views are obscured, normally quiet and... More 

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Oldham
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my wife here for a 3 day stay for her 50th Birthday. The room was fantastic, with a massive bathroom. The bed was comfortable although difficult to get on if you are a bit short like me 😀. The breakfast in the morning was also very nice, with various options to the full English. The only difficulty we found... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Houes sits in it's own grounds on the side of the mountain overlooking Lake Windermere. We stayed for two nights in the hideaway room 16. The room was absolutely perfect, large comfy bed, spotlessly clean, large bathroom and a stunning view of Lake Windermere. There was complimentary freshly brewed coffee continually available in the reception area. The staff were... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a discount deal off the internet expecting an average hotel for the rate we paid. So we were over the moon when we arrived at Lake house to see what a really nice ,clean and very warm little hotel this really is. We were shown to our room by one of the friendly staff and were very delighted... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in a superior room and it was beautiful. Lovely views over the lake and hills. A very comfortable bed, lovely breakfast, staff excellent. Ideally situated to walk in to Ambleside. Will definitely return.

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome your return in the future. More 

Manchester, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake House is a lovely property high above the shore of Windermere with great views across the lake. As soon as you step inside you find a clean, warm, welcoming country house. We were fortunate to have a room overlooking Windermere, up two lots of stairs (no lift) but well worth it for the view. The room was spotless as... More 

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mrjhewitt, General Manager at Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Lake House and we hope to welcome your return in the future. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed several times over many years at the Lakehouse. Always a warm friendly welcome, beautiful accommodation, comfortable beds, clean bathrooms, lovely views from many of the rooms to the hills and lake,great breakfast and service. Nothing too much trouble. A relxing atmosphere in a grand building. Plenty of parking. Within 15 minute walk of the town centre of Ambleside. Plenty... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are so pleased that you chose the Lake House once more for your stay More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a two night stay. It was lovely. Our room was no 12 and had a view over the lake. Hotel was spotlessly clean all the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nice. We ate at the regent which is sister hotel about 5 mins walk and the food both nights was lovely. My husbands first visit to... More 

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A great review and thank you for taking the time to write it. We shall welcome your return in the future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another lovely stay at this wonderful place ! Always spotlessly clean, very warm, comfortable and lovely welcoming staff. Great breakfasts too always freshly cooked. Will be back ! Love all the hideaway rooms ! Dog friendly too, always a bowl and biscuit waiting for them !

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A lovely review and thank you. We hope to welcome you back once more in the near future. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This family run country house has spectacular views across Waterhead Bay, Windermere Loughrigg Fell and the Langdale Peaks as well as offering stylish, modern and luxurious accommodation. With its country house atmosphere combined with stylish decor and modern luxury touches, not to mention its eighteen gorgeous bedrooms and wonderful raised vistas, Lake House is a perfect place to stay and make your own. Come together in the large, light dining and living area with stunning lake views, or find your own space to relax and escape on one of the lovely reading landings or from the privacy of your large bedroom. Lake House manages to combine grandeur and intimacy in private surroundings for all occasions. Please note, due to the relaxing nature of the building rooms are not suitable for children.Each of the 18 bedrooms are decorated and fitted to the highest standards, all en-suite with TV with DVD, CD players and tea/coffee making facilities. Some superior rooms feature four poster beds and have the best views over Lake Windermere.Traditional Lakeland breakfast is served in the dining room with an array of continental breads, cereals and fruit with wonderful lake and mountain views. Full English is set out for you to help yourself and there are trays for you to take it all up to your room if you so wish - breakfast in bed do it yourself style!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake House

Address: Lake Rd | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: £68 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake House 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“There are rooms called hideaways, slightly apart from the main hotel, these may be more accessible for wheelchairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Lakelover501, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hideaway room 16 has it's own entrace, is very quiet, spacious and has a view of Lake Windermere”
 of 5 bubbles rogvon, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are several large rooms with lake view's on the ground .”
 of 5 bubbles parker097, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views with superior rooms”
 of 5 bubbles FionaF743, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for a lake view if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles Bright Fame, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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