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The Old Vicarage

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a fab place to stay, very friendly and welcoming. Central location, excellent facilities, nothing too much trouble for this family run B&B. Plenty of parking, pool facilities very good together with very large jacuzzi. Rooms spotless with plenty of free top up tes, coffee available and convenient ice machine for general use. We would definately stay again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, stumbled across this place on the lakes tourist board site after struggling to find somewhere dog friendly. This is a beautiful place to stay . The front of house staff can't do enough for you. What a great welcome. Dogs are very welcome . Swimming pool, sauna and hot tub are a bonus. Breakfast is superb. Would highly recommended...

Thank Steve081264
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

From arrival to checking out, this place was great Great facilities in the room, plus swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. The staff were really friendly, knowledgeable and polite.that's a great If I had to say something negative, it would be the room was too hot... but when it's cold outside, one likes the warmth inside!

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We've been staying here years and we never get let down, lovely, friendly place and located in the lovely village of a Ambleside. Everyone is really helpful, nothing too uch trouble. We stayed in room 3 which is fantastic, great comfy bed and lovely large room. We look forward to staying again hopefully soon.

2Thank Simon I
Wrea Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here last weekend with my two sons aged 12 and our dog. It was a great B&B- the pool, jacuzzi and sauna is clean and warm. We were in there several times! The room was clean and very comfortable, large bathroom with jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Our room had 2 rooms within the room, one with a...

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night on 22 February. Having searched extensively for somewhere that is child AND dog friendly, and has a pool, and accepts a booking for one night only, I stumbled across the old vicarage and I have to say, it definitely ticks all the boxes. It's centrally located, just tucked off the main road, and has its own...

1Thank Pridders22
Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stayed for three days, mid-week in February. There is off-road parking in the grounds in front of the house, although it is rather snug. Fortunately our car is not too big. The welcome was good, although there seems to be a strange slightly off-putting odour of stale cigarettes that pervades the hall; although it is a non-smoking establishment, as...

Thank Mark T
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were greated with tea and coffee when we arrived, and the staff couldn't be more helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The place is very dog friendly, the rooms are spotless. Great breakfast in the morning. At the end of a long days walking it's great to spend time in the pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Plenty of parking and...

1Thank Steve A
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to stay in the heart of Ambleside. We was greeted on arrival by Matthew who made us feel very welcome nothing was to much trouble .We had the B&B option and the breakfast was really nice offering various options. The facilities are great with the jacuzzi sauna and swimming pool and the room was clean and tidy with...

1Thank Martin C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a really lovely evening here. The staff were so accommodating, kind and warm. Always cheerful and seemed genuinely pleased to be part of our experience. The description of the food and wine was exactly as it tasted. We had the premier tasting menu plus wine pairing. I would highly recommend this. Really cosy atmosphere and we felt as...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Old Vicarage

Address: Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $221 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Vicarage 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room 9, Superior double. Large room, jacuzzi bath and separate shower.”
Mandy312989, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room no 9”
Cynpar, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The suites are spacious and very comfortable”
tcurtisma, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely view over the garden at the back”
571helenm, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden Suite (bedroom in the eaves, private terrace, amazing bathroom with whirlpool bath) is perfect for a truly romantic weekend away.”
SalM007, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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