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Elder Grove
Ranked #28 of 103 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I always come back - what can I say? Paul and Vicky make the perfect hosts. The charming old victorian house with additional comfortable lounge and snug family room ..........including a bar are adorned with countless current travel awards. The breakfasts are divine! - there is even a special 'Veggie' Breaky.
Situated in the centre of Town.
My only dissapointment ever was when they were fully booked.
At such a fair price - MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

We have been coming here for 25 years, firstly with Vicky's parents and now Paul and Vicky. The breakfasts are excellent (especially the Cumberland sausage), and we can also recommend the packed lunches. Homemade jams, marmalades, bread and muesli galore. Rooms are a bit on the small size if like us you have rucksacks and suitcases, but there is plenty of hanging space, and hangers. The bed is comfortable and the bathroom brilliant, well stocked with plenty of lotions, cotton buds, sewing kit, soap, etc, etc. They also have the fastest filling bath we have ever seen! Look out also for the boot trays. These are such a good idea, we have just bought one for home. A bit more expensive than we would normally pay for a B&B, but we always think it is worth the extra.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

We have just returned from two relaxing nights in Ambleside. The accommodation is first class an well located. The owners are very welcoming and willing to help as much as possible. the breakfasts are second to none. We would definately recommend Elder Grove and will return.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

I can only echo what others have already said in their reviews. I have just returned from Ambleside after having spent 5 very pleasant days in Elder Grove. Paul and Vicky are great hosts and very helpful. My single room was very clean, comfortable, and had an en-suite bathroom, which was a real luxury for me as I have found very few B&B's that have single rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The Cumbrian breakfast is to die for! I will definitely stay here again the next time I come to Ambleside.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

It was our first stay at Elder Grove, 3 College friends on our annual reunion. We all found the accommodation, breakfast and hospitality outstanding. It is a great position for the centre of Ambleside and has excellent car parking. We will definitely be booking Elder Grove for our next get together. Highly recommended.

Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

Thanks again Paul and Vicky for another excellent few days of hospitality and wonderful breakfasts that need walking off! It was good to catch up with you and to hear that you've been kept busy over the winter months. We look forward to returning later in the year

Room Tip: We had Room 8 this time which was immediately above the normal room we have No.3 and can't fault...
  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

This B&B was recommended to us by friends who had previously stayed here.
It is one of the nicest B&B's we've ever stayed at. Both Paul and Vicky were exceptional hosts, nothing was any trouble, very helpful and made us feel very at home.
The Breakfasts were lovely - great choice of food for all tastes.
We had Room 5 which overlooked the front - clean, modern, beautifully decorated and spacious too.
Loved the little extras - cakes, crisps on the stairs with an honesty box, the bottled water in the room.
Can't recommend this B&B highly enough.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Elder Grove

Address: Elder Grove Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 103 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range: £95 - £125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elder Grove 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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