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Classic Double Room
215 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Double Room (Feature)
215 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Double Room (Feature 4 Poster)
215 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed (Feature)
215 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Double Room
215 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Twin Room
215 square feet
2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Room (Family)
215 square feet
1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed
215 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in the heart of Ambleside, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Grasmere Garden Village, Helm Crag and St Oswald's Church. Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Hotel features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and express check-out are on-site.

Room amenities

All 37 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and satellite TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, free bottled water and hairdryers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. 2 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a garden, coffee/tea in common area and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Complimentary self-parking is available on-site. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property.

Macdonald Swan Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built – 1650
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 37
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Macdonald Swan Hotel offers 37 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower and a hairdryer. This Ambleside hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Waggoners – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Walkers Bar – This bar specialises in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Lounge – This lobby lounge specialises in local cuisine.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night.
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

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 are 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 18.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Macdonald Swan Hotel Ambleside
  • Macdonald Swan Hotel
  • Macdonald Swan Ambleside
  • Macdonald Swan

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

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.

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