Yha Ambleside

1 star
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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About Yha Ambleside

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located in the Lake District National Park, this chic hostel is the perfect choice for a scenic retreat. It is also steps from Ambleside's well-known tourist spots.

YHA Ambleside offers an all-hours reception, as well as a lake and a kids club. For added convenience, it features a library, laundry facilities and a games room.

YHA Ambleside provides 64 rooms, all of which are fitted with heating. Those staying in the rooms also have access to a communal bathroom.

Those staying at the hostel can unwind at the in-house bar, suitably based for a drink. Packed lunches can be prepared on request for those wanting to sightsee during the day.

YHA Ambleside is an ideal place to discover nearby Windermere Lake and Grasmere Lake, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Those staying at the property can also take an easy walk to Windermere and Keswick.

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3 twin beds
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Yha Ambleside

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Disabled access

Health and safety

  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating


  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Disabled access
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Garden


  • Socket near the bed

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Yha Ambleside

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8.0 Very Good
Pros:Perfect location by the lake, big, clean showers, spacious communal areas, good kitchen facilities, water refilling station by the entrance.
Cons:Our twin room was the smallest I've ever had in any YHA and the beds were extremely uncomfortable. The mattresses were rock hard, so were the pillows. The bedframe was made of metal so every time one of us moved, the whole bunk bed rattled. Duvets were way too thick for the current weather, we had to take them out of the covers and just use the latter as sheets.


Waterhead, Ambleside, LA22 0EU

What's nearby

  • Loughrigg Fell0.8 mi
  • St Mary's Church0.8 mi
  • Armitt Museum and Library1 mi
  • Wray Castle1.3 mi
  • Rydal Mount2.2 mi
  • Dove Cottage3.3 mi
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery3.4 mi
  • Tarn Hows3.4 mi
  • Hawkshead Grammar School3.5 mi
  • Alcock Tarn3.5 mi
  • St Oswald's Church3.6 mi
  • Grasmere Garden Village3.7 mi



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00


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Top tips for your stay at Yha Ambleside

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Yha Ambleside, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in June and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Yha Ambleside, plan to stay on a Monday or Tuesday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Yha Ambleside was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £13, while the most expensive was £59.
  • How long should you stay at Yha Ambleside? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Yha Ambleside

  • Where is Yha Ambleside located?

    Yha Ambleside is located at Waterhead, 0.9 miles from the centre of Ambleside. Loughrigg Fell is the closest landmark to Yha Ambleside.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Yha Ambleside?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Yha Ambleside.

  • Does Yha Ambleside offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Yha Ambleside offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Yha Ambleside from the airport?

    Yha Ambleside is 36.3 miles from Carlisle Lake District. Yha Ambleside is 44.8 miles from Blackpool.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Yha Ambleside hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Yha Ambleside in Ambleside and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Yha Ambleside and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Yha Ambleside.

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Distance to city centre

0.9 mi