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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very comfortable hotel, well presented room (Rm 6) with a lovely big bed and still room to move around. Bathroom is a few steps up from the room itself which was quircky but I liked that. The bathroom was luxurious with a good shower although hot water took a while to come through. Towels should have been a bit...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've rated this a 3 only because I felt a 2 was too harsh. We didn't eat here so I can't comment on that but from the small interaction I had with a few staff, they were excellent. In my opinion the price is extortion for what you get. Although The room we had was lovely, comfy big bed and...

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff behind bar on arrival, we were lucky enough to bag a parking space too as they only have a limited number of places, so that was a bonus! Room was very nice and appeared to have been recently decorated. Large firm bed with lovely clean bedding. Great so far! Then we discovered the issue with the plumbing in...

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We’re really sorry your last visit wasn’t up to scratch. Your feedback is really important to us and we’ll make sure your comments are seen by the team.

Casterton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received a friendly welcome when we arrived, although it was getting quite busy in the hotel. Our room was at the top of the stairs and was clean and comfortable. Bathroom was a generous size. Staff offered us the opportunity to eat in and advised that quiz night was that night - with a very warm invitation to join...

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Guest Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District, responded to this review

Your feedback is what helps us improve so thanks so much for taking the time to leave your comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Ambleside looking for somewhere that does Sunday lunches with our dog and chose here because it allowed dogs inside. The pub was busy but we managed to get a seat. We all had beef diners and it was very nice, the roasted parsnips were especially nice. One flaw would be that the dinner did not come wth...

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Whitby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we have been staying at the white lion now innkeepers lodge for more years than we care to remember and as always never fails to please, things have changed over the years some things for the better and some things not so good one of the negatives is that they have done away with the full English breakfast I know...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

arrived early at about 12:30 and squeezed into the last parking space. Went inside to inform them and was greeted with a warm welcome.Was given a tip that if we were going to eat there tat night it would be best to book, which did later on. Was a good job that i did as was very busy later on...

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Thanks for your feedback on your visit. We’re really glad you enjoyed it and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Booked 5 rooms for 8 of us for a Saturday night. Rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. Perfect central location and staff were very friendly and helpful. Really good breakfast which was required after a late night! Would stay here again.

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It’s great to hear you had an enjoyable visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Rome
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were so happy with our stay at the White Lion last year that we booked again. We weren't disappointed. The room was clean and comfortable (love the wallpaper) and the meals and service in the pub were excellent. Great choice of food on offer at breakfast and staff are enthusiastic and friendly. Excellent value for money

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Thank you for sharing your positive feedback, we’re really glad you enjoyed your visit. We’ll make sure we pass your comments on to the team.

staffordshire
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The room we stayed in was a good size and very clean with a huge bed and a modern bathroom.Our room was on the front of the hotel so we had a bit of noise early in the morning when deliveries were being made but that was to be expected as the hotel is in the middle of the town.The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking for a hotel in the Lake District, this Cumbria lodge is ideal. Set in scenic Ambleside at the head of Windermere, England's biggest lake, it's easy to reach from the M6. Nearby Windermere Station is just a 15-minute drive away. From Ambleside, it's easy to explore Windermere's 26-mile long coastline on foot, by car or by bike. Discover the lake's great choice of water sports, or treat the family to a launch or steamer trip across its magnificent waters. Just an hour's spectacular drive away is Scaffel Pike - England's highest mountain and a beautiful, breathtaking hike. Also in easy reach are Stock Ghyll Force, an awesome 70-foot waterfall; and Hill Top - Beatrix Potter's 17th-century farmhouse and a time capsule of her life. On rainy days, head for mock-gothic Wray Castle - where kids can don fancy dress and live out their own fairy tales, or use huge foam blocks to build fantasy fortresses. After a long day outdoors, you'll love collapsing into one of the lodge's double, twin or family rooms, all with flatscreen TV and free WiFi. Refreshed and relaxed, come down* to our cosy pub and enjoy a well-earned tipple with some hearty, freshly cooked food. *Children are welcome to accompany parents or guardians eating in The White Lion's family dining area. Please note residents' parking is limited. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District

Address: Market Place | The White Lion Hotel, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: £77 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Only stayed in Rm 6 but would definitely recommend it for a young to middle aged couple.”
 of 5 bubbles matt_071171, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Have nothing to compare with - be prepared for a few stairs, remembering it is a pub with accommodation. It is not that difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles 440suzannek, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a table as it gets very busy”
 of 5 bubbles noelc40, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed both times in room 4 which overlooks the main street. We did not want to be above the kitchens”
 of 5 bubbles planesailing54, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room no 9. Large, bright, airy with huge bathroom up a few steps.”
 of 5 bubbles Denkie, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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