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“Friends weekend break”
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Rothay Garth
Ranked #46 of 103 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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5 reviews
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“Friends weekend break”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Three friends and myself spent three nights at Rothay Garth, we had a great weekend, the staff were very friendly breakfast was prepared quickly and there was a full choice of food. Nice confortable rooms. Would definitely return for another weekend.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Stayed here for one night, good location and comfortable rooms. It's not luxury, quite dated decor , ( bathrooms were nice) few digital TV channels , but we slept well, very quiet , nice breakfast, nice family.

Room Tip: We had 4 poster room, very clean good views
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Halstead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

For the second year running we had clear blue sky, and an excellent 3 night package. Excellent value for money inc no surcharge for dogs, perfect position for walking into Ambleside without a car, fantastic hosts with a scrumptious breakfast. Mum and daughters never can do enough for you and always on hand to chat and give tips on where to go and where to eat. Unicorn Pub a must with good value and plenty choice and MOST important for us dog friendly, as we have 3 golden retrievers with us. Also well worth a visit at Bowness the Royal Oak, amazing food, dog friendly and fantastic friendly atmosphere. Cannot believe you can find a better dog friendly B and B anywhere. Thanks very much. We will be back soon.
Judi Derek and 3 Goldies.

Room Tip: 3 dog friendly rooms 16/17 and 18. 16 and 17 have best views over park and hills.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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manchester
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

My mum, daughter and I have just returned from a brief stay at rothay garth and had a lovely stay and would recommend it to anyone. We were initially looking for a b&b that would accept both my mums dogs and my 10 year old daughter (harder than it sounds!)

I made an enquiry and very quickly one member of the family who runs the b&b had emailed back with info and details of the room so I could see on the web site and check they were suitable

The rooms were spacious and very comfy. Decor is every so slightly dated but spotlessly clean. The house is a little closer to the road than the pictures suggest but it's no biggy. My mum had one of the ground floor rooms and was not disturbed at all

The location is excellent. Walking distance to the town and even as full as the house seemed there was space in the car park

The family was lovely (never met dad) but had a warm welcome from one sister and met the other and mum at breakfast. All offered friendly conversation and any help they could render for anything

Breakfast was great, especially after I put the pressure with my eggs and it was clear from chats with other guests how many had stayed before and had returned for a second and third time. It was also a thoughtful touch they had realised we were all together and had arranged one table for both our rooms so we could sit together.

Would certainly stay here again

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

We stayed at the Rothay Garth for 3 nights in February. The room was comfortable and warm and had everything we needed. We had one of the dog friendly rooms which suited us perfectly. The location is great and although by quite a busy road we did not notice excess noise - especially at night when it was very peaceful. The location is perfect for Ambleside. The breakfasts were very good and the family who run the B&B are very warm and friendly. Our dog was also made to feel very welcome!

Room Tip: 3 dog friendly rooms on the ground floor very convenient.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed here just one night whilst visiting the Lakes and it was brilliant. Close to Windermere and centrally located in Ambleside. On arriving we were given a little tour and told about breakfast. Our room was lovely and we had a nice view of the mountains behind us. There was nothing to fault, for a weekend getaway its just perfect. Would recommend it to anyone!

Room Tip: Room 10, lovely view
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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South shields
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

We come to Rothay Garth regularly because it suits our requirements,and SO much more! Very central location,large car park,warm ,friendly old house,lovingly cared for,choice of rooms and facilities, good breakfasts with good choice,AND perhaps most importantly ,the delightfully friendly and caring Dixon family to look after us,! We were celebrating a birthday which was kindly noted by all the family,and another very kind gesture was the £10 voucher we received in our Christmas card ,to spend during our stay.We really appreciated feeling like valued guests,and ,of course,will be returning ASAP!!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Rothay Garth
Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 103 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Rothay Garth 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rothay Garth offers you a blend of understated elegance and warm friendly family service. Set in beautiful gardens within Ambleside, we benefit from a large private on-site car park and superb mountain views. Enjoy our Lakeland breakfast in the Loughrigg breakfast room before heading out, and after a day's exploring relax and unwind with a glass of wine from the bar service in the comfort of our residents lounge - we look forward to hearing from you!! ... more   less 
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