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Ambleside hotels and places to stay

Traveller's Rest Inn
4 out of 5
Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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3.66 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (164 reviews)

"It was great for what we wanted, food was really good. Overall a very pleasing stay."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Traveller's Rest Inn
Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Lake Road, Ambleside, England
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0.06 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)

"Location - right in the heart of Ambleside - is wonderful, central yet quiet. The Windermere ferry is just a 10 minute walk from the hotel, and Ambleside is blessed with some wonderful eateries and gift shops."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
Lake View Country House
4 out of 5
Lake View Country House, Lake View Drive, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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2.89 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Superb - highly recommended

"We stayed in 'Lake' room which was beautiful with great facilities. Breakfast was a short walk away at the Good Sport pub, staff were helpful & friendly and breakfast was great."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Lake View Country House
Lyndale Guest House
4 out of 5
LOW FOLD Lake Road, Ambleside, England
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0.47 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Wonderful place

"Wonderful service, advice, location and breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Lyndale Guest House
Brathay Lodge
4 out of 5
Rothay Road, Ambleside, England
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0.22 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (85 reviews)

"Location for transport and local shops were easy to access"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

Brathay Lodge
Tweedies Bar and Lodge
3 out of 5
Grasmere, Lake District, Ambleside, England
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3.07 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (101 reviews)

"On late check in, (Angelica I think !) made us very welcome, she’s a very nice lady. Lovely place, bar next door is great too. It was very busy & staff were great. We stayed 2 nights & will stay again. Very Dog friendly...it was lovely to be able to relax everywhere with our dog. (Except main restaurant ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Tweedies Bar and Lodge
Ambleside Lake House
4 out of 5
Lake Road, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside, England
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0.91 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (346 reviews)

"Fantastic place, great food, service, spectacular views... Book it!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Ambleside Lake House
The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
Stock Lane, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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3.03 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (395 reviews)
Highly Recommend

"Wonderful stay with excellent service Perfect end to our week in the Lakes"…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa
Cuckoo Brow Inn
4 out of 5
Far Sawrey, Ambleside, England
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The price is £99 per night
5.63 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (254 reviews)

"Great food great rooms great staff so relaxing and dog friendly"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Cuckoo Brow Inn
Rothay Garden Hotel
4 out of 5
Broadgate, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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3.19 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Romantic Getaway

"Perfect for a relaxing, romantic time in one of the most idyllic places in England."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Rothay Garden Hotel
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Visiting Ambleside

Travellers to Ambleside give high marks for the lakeside setting and relaxing spas. Tourists can also enjoy the city's football games and parks. Top sights in the city include Lake Windermere and Hill Top. In Ambleside, there are 230 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Ambleside

Cultural venues in the city include Hill Top, Wray Castle and Armitt Museum and Gallery. The city is notable for landmarks like Rydal Mount, Dove Cottage and Church of St Mary. The lakes and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Lake Windermere, Tarn Hows and Dora's Field.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Ullswater, 10.3 mi/16.6 km from the heart of the city, and World of Beatrix Potter, which is 5 mi (8 km) away.

Dressing for Ambleside

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 0°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Ambleside gets about 627.10 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 1°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ambleside?
Lake View Country House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Nanny Brow and Brathay Lodge as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ambleside, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Ambleside.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Ambleside?
Based on reviews, Ambleside Central - Guest House is a popular guesthouse for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Regent by the Lake Hotel and The Daffodil Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option when travelling with children to Ambleside?
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your stay with the children include The Queen’s Head Inn and Restaurant and YHA Langdale - Hostel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Go Ape Grizedale.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Ambleside?
The Daffodil Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and flat-screen TVs. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Rothay Garden Hotel and Ees Wyke Country House.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Ambleside?
Green End House is a top guesthouse for people travelling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and a library for its human guests. The Swan at Grasmere is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Ambleside?
Lake View Country House is a top 3-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features free breakfast and 2 bars/lounges. The Daffodil Hotel is another good option to stay near the beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Blast Rubble or Stockpile.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Ambleside?
Ees Wyke Country House is a 5-star guesthouse with a restaurant and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection and The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Ambleside?
Regent by the Lake Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 bars and a restaurant. The Daffodil Hotel and Rothay Garden Hotel are other choices for a boutique stay.
What is the best spa hotel in Ambleside?
The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool and a bar. Spend an afternoon at Wordsworth Spa where you’ll find facials, Thai massages, and reflexology and more. Another popular spa hotel in Ambleside is Rothay Garden Hotel.
What's it like to stay in Ambleside?
Travellers to Ambleside give high marks for the lakeside setting and relaxing spas. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s football games and parks. Top sights in the city include Lake District National Park and Lake Windermere. In Ambleside, there are 397 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Ambleside?
Cultural venues include Wray Castle, Hill Top and Armitt Museum and Gallery. Landmarks like Rydal Mount, Dove Cottage and Church of St Mary might be worth a visit. The lakeside and hiking trails highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Lake District National Park, Lake Windermere and Tarn Hows.

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