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42 reviews
The sitting/dining room.
The bedroom and through to the bathroom.
Kitchen with built in dishwasher and fridge.
The sitting/dining room.
An outside view of Buttermere.
The view from the sitting room window.
The bedroom and through to the sitting room.
The bathroom. Bath with shower over.
The view from the sitting room window.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Berkshire England
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“All you need in Ambleside”
Reviewed 1 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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person found this review helpful

Buttermere Apartment in Ambleside looked lovely on the website and didn't disappoint.
Furnishings and fittings were superb and there was every thing we needed for a comfortable stay.
Ambleside itself is a lovely town, ideally situated for exploring the Lake District while being a little removed from the tourist honeypots. If you don't want to prepare your own meals in the well equipped apartment kitchen , there are numerous pubs and restaurants in the town.
We will certainly stay there again if we revisit the area.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Lisa S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Perfect Apartment, Perfect Location”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Had a lovely stay in this apartment with a very high standard of accomodation. Just minutes walk from Ambleside town centre which is lovely and has everything you need. The owners are very friendly and helpful and provided very good directions and access instructions. A couple of thoughtful touches with the accomodation made us feel very welcome. We will be going back.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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John P
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Struck lucky!”
Reviewed 21 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

When I booked the Buttermere Apartment in Ambleside its description read very well. When we first entered the apartment we were blown away by how beautiful it was, It has to be by far the best rental we have ever rented across the UK in over 20 years. It was extremely well appointed, immaculately clean, and ample's of space for all the food, clothes etc. you take with you. The bathroom is an outstanding feature within the apartment. Very big, with options of a bath or shower. Considering the weekly cost, we struck lucky. We will certainly be using the renting the apartment again, and would highly recommend it to all our friends. If I had to change anything about the apartment I would use slightly brighter bulbs in the lounge. A very minor point when considering how beautiful the apartment is all round.

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Liked best: The layout, cleanliness and how well appointed the apartment is.
Liked least: The king size bed and very big bathroom.
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Sydbunyip
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Wonderful apartment”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This was a very comfortable, clean, cosy and attractive apartment, centrally located close to Ambleside shops. Kitchen and other amenities were excellent. The bed was very comfortable, the shower had good temperature and pressure. There were lots of nice touches and clearly much thought has gone into planning eg a useful manual setting out how appliances work, good reading matter etc

Helen and Richard were easy to communicate with and very helpful. I asked lots of questions beforehand, and always received a quick and detailed response.

The apartment is up one flight of stairs, which might present a problem for some. For us it was a relief as we've recently been staying in quite a few places three or more flights up!

This was an ideal base for walking, driving and generally exploring the area, with all the convenience of a central location. We heartily recommend Buttermere.

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Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Chris W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Fantastic apartment”
Reviewed 13 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The apartment was fantastic, clean and well equipped. Everything you needed was supplied to make your stay comfortable - even cookies, ground coffee and milk. I parked my car as directed and it stayed there until I had to leave and return home. The apartment is located a 5 minute walk into Ambleside centre which boasts a great selection of pubs and restaurants. There are great bus links to central lakes, Keswick and Kendal - buy the Central lakes or explorer tickets for best value. If you are partial to a pint (or two) of real ale a two minute walk to The Golden Rule is a must.

I have been to Ambleside at least once per year for 8+ years. I have always stayed at a B&B, which have always been excellent, however a self catering apartment offers that flexibility of doing your own thing. Having breakfast at my time (not by 9am!!) is great because it is at your pace and different to the day to day work/life routines. One of my passions is cooking so did most of my own meals, however if you didn't want to there are restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.

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Liked best: Cleanliness and well equipped
Liked least: No clock - minor detail
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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