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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

Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very good
301 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Restaurant
Business Services
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationRydal Mount5 min drive
Popular LocationAmbleside Pier13 min drive
Popular LocationLake District National Park35 min drive
AirportBarrow-In-Furness (BWF-Walney Island)76 min drive

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  • Classic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Double Room
  • Classic Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsClassic Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsExecutive Double Room
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsFamily Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed
  • Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Double ( Four Poster Room)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double ( Four Poster Room)

About this area

Ambleside

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

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Rydal Mount - 5 min drive
  • Hellvellyn - 6 min drive
  • Brotherswater - 13 min drive
  • Ambleside Pier - 13 min drive
  • Lake District National Park - 35 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 15 min drive
  • Manchester (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, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 37 rooms offer free WiFi, room service (during limited hours) and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, free bottled water and hairdryers.
The Swan at Grasmere offers 37 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Ambleside hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. 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

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

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 2 meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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

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 15 per pet, per night

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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-out is available

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Swan at Grasmere and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Swan at Grasmere offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Swan at Grasmere cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Swan at Grasmere pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 15 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Swan at Grasmere?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in a rural location, 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).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Swan at Grasmere

4.1
Very good
301 reviews
5 - Excellent
116
4 - Good
122
3 - Okay
46
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
4
4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
3.9
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Best thing location - worst thing was shower in room

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Nice place to be. Great views from the room. Very good value.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely place to stay, lovely staff lovely views and lovely walks.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Staff very friendly and great with the dogs. We love the cosy rooms and log fires.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
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