My wife and I recently stayed for a one night short break and can say if small, personal family service is what you like, you won't go wrong here. We were welcomed in the lounge by Caroline who, after a little form filling, showed us around our room (Bowness) . The room was very comfortable and quiet and well equipped, although the tv receiver wouldn't get ITV1 whilst we're dressing for evening dinner. Not a problem for us however as we were only trying to catch up on news. We booked evening dinner and chose the 3 course. A fantastic decision, with excellently cooked portions. Personal service from Jonathan and the staff was excellent throughout with just the right amount of time between courses. The atmosphere was relaxed as we shared the dining room with 5 other couples, each of which received equally attentive service. Although we only stayed one night we both left wishing it had been longer. If you want somewhere that is small, personal and excellent value then Cedar Manor is a little gem.
( Can we also congratulate Caroline on recently raising over £3000 for Lupus charity by running the Great North Run. My wife has Lupus so well done Caroline on behalf of sufferers everywhere)
Mick from Newcastle, England
Leave the hustle and bustle behind and unleash the poet in you with a stay in one of England's most beautiful destinations …More
This hotel is in Elterwater which is a nice village but nothing like Ambleside. Do not expect to be able to walk to Ambleside!
Still, nice hotel (on a time - share complex) with great facilities. Two good pubs within walking distance and some great scenery / nice walks. All in all, not what we expected but would definitely go back.
Traveller from Manchester
Surrounded by a 35-acre estate near Ambleside in the heart of the Lake District, the Langdale Hotel and Country Club is a …More
Great location and very friendly and accommodating staff. Excellent breakfast. Beds are big and rooms spacious. Toiletries are adequate - I'd recommend bringing your own from home! All in all a lovely place to stay while in the Lakes.
Poptot from North Yorkshire
Nestling in a charming location just 10 minutes' stroll from the country town of Bowness, the Howbeck Hotel in Windermere …More
"Good Hotel, good location and very helpful staff"
We stayed a few days at the Wordsworth after much research. The reviews that I read were mixed but I have only positive things to say about the hotel. We did not use the spa facilities so are unable to comment on them other than the gym looked small from what I saw through an open door. My first impression was Reception where I thought the decor was a little dark but my wife thought was more traditional. There are several lounges and what appeared a comfortable bar, again somewhere we didn't use. Our room was superb, as we had been upgraded to a junior suite, with plenty of space, a comfortable sofa and a balcony with table and chairs. The bathroom was excellent, with a bath with jacuzzi, and it had obviously been recently renovated. The bed itself was large and comfortable. We didn't eat in the main restaurant but used the Bistro on both nights of our stay. The food was reasonable, if not brilliant, and the prices acceptable. Overall it was an enjoyable stay in a hotel that was well situated for a number of very pleasant walks out of Grasmere. We would be very happy to stay again at the Hotel.
Alan from Staffordshire
In the land of poets, artists and eternal romantics, the Wordsworth Hotel, Ambleside treats you to a glorious haven in the …More
met up with close friend, we do this once a year, this was by far the best hotel we have had so far, comfortable and we chatted after our meal, in a comfortable setting. loved the walk the next morning to the tarn. what we both needed after a hard, year. will take hubby here, hed love it. thanks it was special
We were on the first floor with a lovely view over the gardens and glimpses of the lake. About 5 minute drive out of town but this is probably a plus in busy holiday periods. Full breakfast included in the rate and free parking and Wi Fi meant it was extremely good value. Room was fairly large.
Kevin from Penrith, NSW.
Lindeth Howe was once owned by Beatrix Potter. Its hillside setting commands spectacular views of Lake Windermere to the …More
Fantastic experience. Location is exceptional with great views over the lake and a great overall base to explore Windermere and surrounds. The rooms are tastefully designed and fully-equipped with everything you'd expect of a top hotel. A special thanks to the gentleman (I believe it's Thomas?) for being very accommodating in finding us room at the restaurant despite not booking in advance and generally making us feel very welcome throughout our short but enjoyable stay.
Rik + Alice from London, UK
A sensational setting and fantastic food are the main attractions at Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel, a charming Victorian …More
Great room with amazing views.
Staff were very friendly and room was immaculate. Breakfast was good quality and the link with the regent makes for good evenings. They held our luggage before and after check-in and were more than helpful. Fantastic.
Situated at Waterhead Bay, in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside, the moderately-sized Lake House Hotel Guest House offers …More
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