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Macdonald Swan Hotel

Keswick Road, Ambleside, LA22 9RF, United Kingdom
+44 844 879 9120


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Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 623 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 7.5
  • 6.9
  • 4.5

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view


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    You'll be centrally located in Ambleside with a stay at Macdonald Swan Hotel, minutes from Grasmere Garden Village and St Oswald's Church. This hotel is within close proximity of Helm Crag and Wordsworth Museum.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 37 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


    Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.


    Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Safe
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • No smoking
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Free parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 623 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
    • 5.6 "Food is average."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
    • 1.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 523 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "Great parking, according to 96%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
      6.9 "Desserts were ok, said 69%."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
      2.0 "The price was too high for 80%."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.4 "96% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 87 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "Great parking, according to 96%."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
      9.1 "91% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.9 "99% thought the view was good."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
    • 1.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.5 "95% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 12 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 7.2 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Great view"
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