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Best Ambleside hotels

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The Swan at Grasmere - The Inn Collection group - Ambleside - Building
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Queens Head Inn & Restaurant - Ambleside - Bedroom
Queens Head Inn & Restaurant
8.8 Very Good
£176+
£176+
Free Wi-Fi
£88+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
The Fisherbeck
8.4 Very Good
£120+
£120+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Lancrigg
8.7 Very Good
£158+
£158+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
The Daffodil Hotel & Spa
8.6 Very Good
£188+
£188+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Inn At Grasmere
8.3 Very Good
£177+
£177+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Skelwith Bridge Hotel
8.6 Very Good
£84+
£84+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Thorney How
£1,094+
£1,094+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly

Ambleside hotels near Armitt Museum and Library

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Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, World Hotel Distinctive - Ambleside - Lounge
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Brathay Lodge - Ambleside - Bedroom
Brathay Lodge
8.6 Very Good
£126+
£126+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Rothay Garth
8.7 Very Good
£121+
£121+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Top Ambleside hotels with parking

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Langdale Hotel & Spa - Ambleside
Langdale Hotel & Spa
8.6 Very Good
£215+
£215+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Tweedies Bar and Lodge - Ambleside
Tweedies Bar and Lodge
8.4 Very Good
£174+
£174+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
The Wordsworth Hotel
8.4 Very Good
£145+
£145+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
The Traveller's Rest
8.6 Very Good
£129+
£129+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Chestnut Villa
9.5 Wonderful
£125+
£125+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Ambleside hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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Low season

January

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

£171

Average price (weekend night)

£229
Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 70% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Ambleside

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Top tips for finding Ambleside hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ambleside, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Ambleside in January and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ambleside if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Ambleside found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £55, while the most expensive was £215.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Ambleside for 2 days.
  • Travellers hoping to bring their pets with them on holiday will find a few lovely hotels in Ambleside that will welcome them and their animal companions. The Traveller's Rest is a charming inn surrounded by farmland that's a potential option for travellers with dogs. All of their standard double rooms are dog friendly, and one of their twin rooms can accept dogs. Multiple animals are usually welcome, just double-check before you arrive. There's plenty of green space around the hotel where you can let your dog out for fresh air and long walks.
  • Fans of Beatrix Potter will love staying at Sawrey House Hotel & Restaurant. It's located just outside of Sawrey, in the village of Near Sawrey, and it sits right next door to Hill Top Farm, where the famous author once lived. It's perfect for a countryside retreat, with a garden stretching 3 acres and views of the picturesque Grizedale Forest. Guests here love how quiet and peaceful it is.
  • Bike-riding is an excellent way to explore Ambleside and the surrounding area. New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is located in Elterwater, close to Ambleside, and it offers bike hire to its guests. You can continue soaking up the outdoors at its terrace bar in the evening.
  • If you’re planning a visit to Ambleside you may wish to enjoy one of its scenic walking tours. There is a relaxing walk from A591 via Rydal Park that goes past Dove Cottage into Grasmere Village, then over the Rothay Footbridge, across the Fell and back into Ambleside. Once you’ve finished, relax at Ambleside Salutation Hotel BW Premier Collection, which is a 4-star accommodation with 2 spa tubs, full service spa, indoor pool, restaurant and bar/lounge.
  • For those travelers looking to indulge in a bit of luxury, the 4-star Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel in nearby Windermere has a tennis court, steam room, sauna and full service spa (including a Turkish bath) along with free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Another good choice is the Daffodil Hotel & Spa on Keswick Road, which offers free hot/cold breakfast, concierge service and a 4-room, full-service spa with hydrotherapy and aromatherapy treatments.
  • Ambleside is a great destination for a romantic weekend getaway where couples can enjoy sailing or cruising on Lake Windermere and enjoy the beauty of this natural lake. Linthwaite House Hotel is a lakefront property where guests can cosy up near the lobby fireplace, rent a bicycle or Segway, explore the lake environs or take in some local entertainment at Old Laundry Theatre, which is about a 20-minute walk from the hotel.
  • Lake Windermere visitors can also enjoy the mountainous scenery and landscape of the Lake District National Park with its various lakes, footpaths and wildlife sanctuaries -- a fun activity for couples and families alike. Reserve a room at Wateredge Inn on Borran’s Road, which offers free full breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi, as well as a restaurant, bar/lounge and garden -- better yet, it is a 1-minute walk to the lake.
  • If you’re planning a trip for the entire family, then consider staying at at MacDonald Old England Hotel & Spa in Windermere. This hotel has a restaurant, bar/lounge, 24-hour room service, a children’s pool and the option for one child under 5 to stay free in the same room as their parent/guardian. The hotel is an 8-minute walk to the lake with hiking and biking trails nearby.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Ambleside

  • Which bed & breakfasts are popular in Ambleside?

    There are some excellent bed & breakfast hotels in Ambleside, offering cosy rooms and serving up tasty warm breakfasts each morning. Foxghyll Country House B&B is one option that's around 25min from the Ambleside town centre on foot. Guests appreciate the hospitality and excellent meals provided by the friendly owners.

  • What options are there for adult-only hotels in Ambleside?

    Hillsdale in Ambleside is an adult-only hotel. It's centrally located close to the local shops and restaurants. If you're looking for a fun activity close by, you can pay a visit to White Platts Miniature Golf Course.

  • Which hotels in Ambleside are great for watersports?

    Low Wood Bay on Ambleside Road is perfect for enjoying a variety of watersports including water skiing, fishing, rowing, canoeing and sailing. This 4-star accommodation also features free Wi-Fi, free parking, a garden, 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool and a full-service spa with a sauna and steam room. It is also a 1-minute walk to Lake Windermere and 19 minutes to Ambleside Pier.

  • Are any hotels in Ambleside near Dove Cottage?

    Dove Cottage is the former home of English poet William Wordsworth, and Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum is a popular tourist attraction in Ambleside. The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa at Grasmere is a 10-minute walk from Dove Cottage and features an indoor pool, health club, steam room, sauna, 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi and free parking.

  • Are there any hotels in Ambleside near Grizedale Forest?

    Grizedale Forest in the Lake District offers an array of activities for the outdoor enthusiast, from walking trails and cycling trails with views of the surrounding lake and mountains to zip wires and outdoor sculptures. Staying at Rothay Manor Hotel will put you within 3.8 miles of the forest and includes free Wi-Fi, free parking, a garden, 2 bars/lounges, a restaurant and laundry facilities.

  • Which hotels in Ambleside are near shopping areas?

    The Old Courthouse Gallery features contemporary arts and crafts including wall art, glass, ceramics, metalwork and jewelry for the intrepid collector or the casual souvenir shopper. The MacDonald Swan Hotel lies about 3 miles from the heart of downtown Ambleside and offers free Wi-Fi, free parking, a restaurant, bar/lounge, 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

  • What are the best hotels near Rydal Mount?

    Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, World Hotel Distinctive, The Daffodil Hotel & Spa and The Fisherbeck are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Rydal Mount.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Ambleside?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Ambleside for as cheap as £26 in the last 3 days. The average price is £168.

  • How much is a hotel in Ambleside for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found Ambleside hotels for tonight for as low as £26. Users have also found 3-star hotels from £45 and 4-star hotels from £72.

  • How much is a hotel in Ambleside for this weekend?

    Looking to spend the weekend in Ambleside? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from £79 and 4-star hotels from £101. The cheapest deal overall was for £83 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Ambleside?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Ambleside districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Ambleside city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Ambleside hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Ambleside that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include The Swan at Grasmere - The Inn Collection group, Bridge House Hotel & Silver Howe View Cottage and The Inn At Grasmere.

Where to stay in Ambleside?

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