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Hillsdale in Ambleside

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
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4 Star Hotel
This charming Visit Britain 4*Bed and Breakfast property, with free off-road parking for each room, is conveniently situated in Ambleside town centre in the very heart of the English Lake District, Wainwright's Walking Country. The beautiful waters of Windermere, Rydal and Grasmere are...
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Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival at the Hillsdale we were greeted by George and Lindsey with such a warm welcome you'd think we were old friends! They are both naturally friendly hosts and clearly take pride in everything they do. Nothing is too much trouble. Location is perfect,...More

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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 3 days ago

Ohhh MY WORD!! This is one amazing review and such a lot to live up to!! Thank you so very much for such incredible compliments. It was really lovely to have you both staying with us - we do get the most friendly guests at...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It was our first visit to Ambleside and the B&B was our last minute booking - and what a delightful surprise it was! The property is conveniently located a few minutes away from the local pubs and cafes. Parking space was a wonderful bonus -...More

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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 30 May 2018

Goodness! What a super review you have written for us - we are very flattered, to say the least. Needless to say, we are delighted to know that you had such a lovely experience staying at Hillsdale. Your appreciation of the personal touches means a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay with really nice people running it who care ..... This is a great find! It’s very centrally located yet quiet. Lindsey & George are wonderful people to deal with. They are really helpful, and nothing is too much trouble. Fabulous breakfasts...More

Thank VINDEN G
Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 3 days ago

Just a huge word of thanks to you for taking the time to post such an amazing review on here for us. It is so lovely hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and to know that you have fallen in love with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I researched a number of B&Bs in Ambleside before reserving at Hillsdale, and I'm glad I did. George and Lindsey were great hosts and exceeded my expectations! Their B&B was nicely decorated, well-maintained, updated, and definitely clean. They were very welcoming when I arrived and...More

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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside, Owner at Hillsdale in AmblesideResponded 3 days ago

Hello again :0) We just wanted to send a word of thanks to you for taking the time out during your bust travel schedule to post on here for us. We are really pleased to read that you had a lovely time staying here at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed over the Bank Holiday weekend towards the end of May 2018 , after having found Hillsdale on Booking.com , though we always choose to book direct . George and Lindsay are great hosts and they have worked hard to achieve...More

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This charming Visit Britain 4*Bed and Breakfast property, with free off-road parking for each room, is conveniently situated in Ambleside town centre in the very heart of the English Lake District, Wainwright's ...More Walking Country. The beautiful waters of Windermere, Rydal and Grasmere are within easy walking distance as are the historic homes of Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. Each room has been individually styled - as the B&B has been created from an original Lakeland Stone townhouse, so typical of Ambleside, no room is the same shape or size, but we hope that each one is as comfortable, attractive and pleasing as the next! All rooms have either a double or king sized bed, newly refurbished en-suite shower room and flat screen TV. Hospitality trays, hairdryers, wine glasses and corkscrew come as standard. Free wi-fi is available. Prices include a selection of breakfast choices. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Chris N
16 July 2016|
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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside | Property representative |
Hello and many thanks for your enquiry. We are sorry that, although we love dogs, we cannot accommodate them at Hillsdale - because George is allergic to them. Thank you again for your interest in Hillsdale - it is much... More
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Ravi S
11 July 2016|
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Response from HillsdaleAmbleside | Property representative |
Hello Ravi and thank you for your enquiry. We are sorry, Hillsdale is an adults only B&B with only double and king beds. We can accommodate children from age ten upwards if taking an adult space in the rooms. Sorry we... More
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"Room 6, great views of the peaks!"
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"I stayed in room 8 and it was very comfortable"
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"This time we had a front street view and it was room number 1"
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"we had room 4 and it was great! but saw the other rooms were a bit bigger."
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