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The Swan at Grasmere

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Swan at Grasmere

The Swan at Grasmere

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, England, LA22 9RF

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrasmere Garden Village13 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt Oswald's Church13 min walk
  • Popular LocationDove Cottage16 min walk
  • AirportBarrow-In-Furness (BWF-Walney Island)77 min drive

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About this area

Ambleside

Located in Ambleside, The Swan at Grasmere is in a rural area. Wordsworth Museum and Armitt Museum and Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Go Ape Grizedale and Rookin House Activity Centre.

What's nearby

  • Grasmere Garden Village - 13 min walk
  • St Oswald's Church - 13 min walk
  • Helm Crag - 13 min walk
  • Dove Cottage - 16 min walk
  • Alcock Tarn - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 15 min drive
  • Manchester Airport (MAN) - 104 min drive

Restaurants

  • Waggoners — 1 min walk
  • Walkers Bar — 1 min walk
  • Lewis's Cafe & Bistro - 8 min walk
  • Green's Cafe & Bistro - 10 min walk
  • Baldry's - 11 min walk

About this property

The Swan at Grasmere

3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, wedding services, a garden and a front desk safe are on-site. All 37 rooms provide conveniences such as electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee, plus in-room free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Hairdryers, safes and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.
The Swan at Grasmere offers 37 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Ambleside hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: GBP 25
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 25

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 25 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Macdonald Swan Ambleside
Macdonald Swan Hotel
Macdonald Swan Hotel Ambleside
Macdonald Swan
Macdonald Swan Hotel
The Swan at Grasmere Hotel
The Swan at Grasmere Ambleside
The Swan at Grasmere Hotel Ambleside

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 135 out of 338 reviews
5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 136 out of 338 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 338 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 338 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 338 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great staff, good food, comfortable and clean rooms. Beautiful beer garden. Good location
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location was great and the gardens beautiful . Staff worked very hard and were attentive ! The decor is dated but still a lovely building
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
just a short walk out of Grasmere, and numerous day walks from the door, friendly warm hotel/pub, smart rooms, clean warm and all freshly renovted after lockdowns - well done to managers
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Nothing unique except the views.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021