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“Birthday visit to Amboseli”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Amboseli Lodge

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Amboseli Lodge
Ranked #16 of 103 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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57 reviews
55 hotel reviews
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“Birthday visit to Amboseli”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Amboseli Lodge for the Weekend for my Birthday. It was just how we had left it. We have stayed at Amboseli several times, Gwen and Reg are so Friendly, they are more like friends to us. We were met by the lovely Gwen hugging us like she normally does, cup of Tea and Biscuit was well appreciated after our journey. Our Room was Loughrigg was on the front of the house, lovely view of Loughrigg and the park, Our Room was Clean, Spacious and Comfortable just perfect in every way, Tea and Coffee tray, and En Suite which was Clean and Bright, bath and shower. The Breakfast Room is lovely and airy were you can sit and watch the world go by as you have your breakfast also lovely views. A wide selection of Cereals, Fresh Fruit, Yoghurt, Fruit Juices. My Husband had the Full English, Toast, Tea. I had a Bacon Sandwich, Cereal, and Toast. Amboseli is very central to the Centre where you will find Pubs Shops and Restaurants. The Park is right over the Road also. Bus Stop is just round the corner to. Can highly Recommend Amboseli Lodge. Thank you Reg and Gwen for a lovely Weekend see you both soon.

Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

We recently spent three nights in this very comfortable B&B in a great location in a delightful town. Hosts Gwen and Reg could not be more accommodating and enjoyable to be around. The room was spotless, and their garden really a great place to relax after a day of exploring the beautiful Lake District.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

After 2 weeks of 4* B&B's which varied in standard and quality, we arrived at Amboseli Lodge with no great expectations. How wrong we were. Greeted by Gwen with a lovely cup of tea we were shown to our rooms which were spotless, modern and above all homely. Nothing had been spared to ensure guests comfort. Parking problems in Ambleside earlier in the day were quickly resolved and Gwen and Reg could not have been better or more helpful hosts. The breakfasts were to die for (especially the fruit salad).
There was nothing we would have wished to improve upon and we will certainly be back.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Great welcome from gwen and reg who could not have made us feel more at home, with lovely cup of tea on arrival. Room spotless, inviting, attractive. Decor bang up to date, really nice and well thought out. Some really nice touches like the magic mirror in the bathroom which came on via sensor and de misted for shaving. Wicked! Bath room up to date, clean, spotless. Even though room was at front on road, with double glazing was very quiet. Parking great. Access to town was spot on and to all the lovely walks close by. Breakfast was perfect, reg is great with eggs and rest of ingredients top quality and excellently cooked. Best peter and georgie x

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Neston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

We have stayed at the Amboseli Lodge on numerous occasions, and would not go anywhere else. Both Gwen & Reg make you feel very welcome from the moment you arrive. All the bedrooms are absolutely spotless, and the breakfasts are first class too..... Truly a home from home...

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

This was the second time we have stayed here and it is the best we have been to, Reg & Gwen are great hosts,The best breakfast ever. nothing was to much trouble plus free parking as well which is a bonus in Ambleside,Thanks again Reg & Gwen we will be back, Anne & Phil.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Carluke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We have been visiting Ambleside for 35 years and this is our best b&b experience. Gwen & Reg are great hosts. We were served a lovely cuppa on arrival and made to feel very welcome. Room was lovely, very comfortable and spotlessly clean with a delicious breakfast. We have booked another break in October and can't wait.
Linda & Austin

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Amboseli Lodge
Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 103 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Amboseli Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just a few minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside, the Amboseli Lodge Bed and Breakfast Guest House is ideal for either that short getaway, or the longer holiday when you want the extra time to take in more of what the beautiful lake District has to offer.It is a great place to site yourself for visiting any area of the Lakes, whether you're walking, cycling, using public transport or your own car. Amboseli Lodge is an affordable bed and breakfast location at all times of the yearOffering Parking close to the centre of Ambleside make the Amboseli Lodge a favourite with walkers and shoppers alike. ... more   less 
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