We stayed here on a Saturday night at the begining of July.
The room we were allocated was in the courtyard up the steps which was fine...until it rained! when it became quite slippy!
Our room was nice in general but it the external view of these rooms looks a little old and 'motel' look which wasnt so good!! The room looked like it has been recently refurbished which made it look very modern, clean and welcoming.
After a few hours I went to make myself a cup of tea using the kettle...... which had an electrical fault with the wiring and set itself alight with me stood next to it nearly electricuted me. We then noticed the kettle had not been safety checked/inspected since 2007! I took the kettle to the reception who simply replaced it... with little apology or concern about the issue raised!!! rather disapointing.
The carpark had plently of room for all the guests staying at the hotel, our room had a view over the carpark which allowed us to have our car in view.
The hotel is very close to the Lake Windermere which is lovely but a fair walk to Ambleside centre (15-20min).
In general this is a nice hotel whic h could do with a revamp to the external of the Courtyard rooms and regular electrical checks!!
We recently called the Regent to possibly rebook here to find the room rate had increased by a consideral amount which has put us off returning to the Regent.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, The Regent Hotel is one of the Lake District's premier hotels. Just minutes from all the picturesque villages of Ambleside, Grasmere,Windermere,Hawkshead and Coniston this family-run hotel is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful area. The Regent Hotel offers a wide range of facilities for guests including cosy bar serving great bar food and local beers all day. An elegent restaurant serving fresh locally sourced food including Lamb, shrimps and Fellbred beef. Plus our superb Late Breakfast is served until 12noon everday! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Regent Ambleside
- Ambleside Regent
- The Regent Hotel Ambleside, Lake District