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Riverside B&B

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Leeds
Reviewed 16 August 2011

We would not stay anywhere else. breakfast to die for with Brenda's home made bread. you are made to feel so welcome it feels like staying with friends.

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Manchester, UK
Reviewed 16 August 2011

We stayed here last weekend for our wedding anniversary and what a perfect choice it turned out to be! Perfectly placed just outside of Ambleside - far enough to be completely remote from any other tourist traffic but close enough to be in the centre of town after a 5-10 minute walk (very pleasant walk) down the river and over...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We stayed at the Riverside Hotel for a wonderful honeymoon in 1971 and returned on the 12th August for 3 nights to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. We were not disappointed. The hotel is superb, the rooms spotlessly clean and comfortable and our host and hostess welcoming, thoughtful and knowledgeable about the area. Every attention is paid to the little details...

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Thank 488Dave
Rainford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2011

Just got home from our stay at the riverside, both Dave and Brenda were most helpful and welcoming and knowledge of the area and walks was excellent, the hotel and breakfasts were second to none and the location was excellent, just a short walk to Ambleside town center, we will definitively be returning in the near future

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2011

We stayed at Riverside for 3 nights following a wedding in the Windermere area. We can only agree with all the other reviews in saying that this really is a lovely place to stay. Dave and Brenda are excellent hosts and nothing is ever too much trouble. They can provide you with all the information you need for walks and...

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Thank extremetraveller1978
North West
Reviewed 12 August 2011

We have just spent 3 days at the Riverside Hotel, which we chose because of the wonderful reviews in Tripadvisor. David and Brenda thoroughly deserve these excellent reviews for so many reasons. The location is down a quiet road facing the river. One can easily walk into Ambleside and to lake Windermere from the hotel, down lovely country lanes and...

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Wirral
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Great to return, David even remembered our favourite wine. Breakfast out of this world - different home made bread every morning. Nothing is to much trouble for this couple, they welcome you like old friends. We keep going back. Thanks a million Brenda and David hope to see you again soon.

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lancashire
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Dave and Brenda are brilliant hosts. They were incredibly thoughtful and friendly and there is a great attention to detail in the accommodation. The food was lovely and my dietary requirements were well catered for (gluten free). The location is great for walking into Ambleside or up to the fells and we will definitely return.

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Reviewed 10 August 2011

We have just returned from a wonderful first visit to Riverside and can see why it is the #1 B&B in the Lake District. Dave & Brenda treat you like friends and nothing is too much trouble - you won't need to visit the tourist info centre for local advice! The quiet and picturesque location is an excellent base for...

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Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Riverside is probably located in the best part of Ambleside - down by the river where it is lovely and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the centre but still within a nice walking distance of restaurants and shops. The accommodation is absolutely 1st class, spotlessly clean with a relaxed environment, and the breakfasts are scrumptious. Dave and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1866, Riverside provides award-winning B&B set in a beautiful rural riverside location, but within a 10 minutes scenic walk of the centre of Ambleside. Riverside provides an ideal location to explore many differentaspects of the National Park and we are only 15mins walk from Waterhead where you can catch the Lake Windermere steamers. Riverside has been awarded both an VisitBritain Gold Award and an AA "Highly Commended" certificate,which recognizes both "exceptional quality"and "the very best ten percent of establishments in their category, in the UK" and in addition, Riverside has been recommended by the Guardian and other newspapers and is featured inprestigious publications such as the Michelin Travel Guide and is "author's choice" in the "Rough Guide to the Lakes". Wherever possible, Riverside sources local ingredients and in addition offers natural, organic, bathroom products, made in Ambleside. We have DVD players and a library of DVDs and Riverside is fully WiFi Internet enabled. Our prices are per room per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside B&B

Address: Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LJ, England (Formerly Riverside Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $195 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Hard to choose all rooms are good over 12years we have occupied all”
mollie_allen1, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Room was clean and tidy and so was the en-suite. ”
davidg500, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Very clean, large bed, comfy bedding and exceptionally large shower! ”
davidianm, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed now in all the rooms except one. They are all lovely!”
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“All comfortable ”
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