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Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
94 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Bar
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationBrockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre4 min drive
Popular LocationDove Cottage7 min drive
Popular LocationRydal Mount15 min drive
AirportBarrow-In-Furness (BWF-Walney Island)75 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)
  • Room (Private, 2 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsRoom (Private, 2 Bed)
  • Room (Private, 3 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsRoom (Private, 3 Bed)
  • Room (Private, 4 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom (Private, 4 Bed)
  • Room (Private, 5 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom (Private, 5 Bed)
  • Room, Ensuite (Private, 6 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (Private, 6 Bed)
  • Single Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Room, Ensuite (Private, 4 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (Private, 4 Bed)
  • Room, Ensuite (Private, 5 Bed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (Private, 5 Bed)
  • Room (Private, 6 Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom (Private, 6 Bed)

About this area

Ambleside

YHA Ambleside - Hostel is located in Ambleside. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Windermere and Lake District National Park. Go Ape Grizedale and Kendal Museum are also worth visiting.
Visit our Ambleside travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 4 min drive
  • Dove Cottage - 7 min drive
  • Orrest Head - 9 min drive
  • Rydal Mount - 15 min drive
  • Tarn Hows - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 15 min drive
  • AirportLiverpool (LPL-John Lennon) - 101 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tarantella - 15 min walk
  • Fellinis - 16 min walk
  • Old Stamp House Restaurant - 16 min walk
  • Copper Pot - 17 min walk
  • Lucy's on a Plate - 17 min walk

About this property

YHA Ambleside - Hostel

4-star hostel, walk to Lake Windermere
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a meeting room. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station are on-site. This hostel has 60 rooms.
YHA Ambleside - Hostel offers 60 forms of accommodation.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Catalan
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • 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

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  • Smoke-free property

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 5 PM and 10 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
All common areas at this property are closed until further notice.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant 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.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children (approximately)

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
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

YHA Ambleside Hostel
YHA Hostel
YHA Ambleside
YHA
Yha Ambleside Hotel Ambleside
YHA Ambleside Lake District

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at YHA Ambleside - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, YHA Ambleside - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YHA Ambleside - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at YHA Ambleside - Hostel?
As of 20 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YHA Ambleside - Hostel on 8 Oct 2020 start from £39, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is YHA Ambleside - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at YHA Ambleside - Hostel?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at YHA Ambleside - Hostel?
Check-in is from 5 PM to 10 PM.
What time is check-out at YHA Ambleside - Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is YHA Ambleside - Hostel located?
Situated in Ambleside, this hostel is steps away from Ambleside Pier and Lake Windermere. White Platts Recreation Ground and Armitt Museum and Gallery are also within 1 mile (2 km).
4.5
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing
Amazing all what our group needed thank you
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice vibe, nice views. Happy to have stayed here 99999
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019
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