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The YHA Ambleside sits on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. It offers a range of budget accommodation, a café serving local food, and self-catering facilities. Currently being refurbished, the property will boast newly decorated rooms, a new restaurant and a decked terrace with lake views.
The comfortable TV lounge and some of the dorms and bedrooms have views across both the lake and the Langdale Pikes. There is a games room and a selection of books for guests to borrow. Laundry facilities are also provided.
The bar offers a range of local ales and there is a large garden with plenty of seating.
There are many walking and cycling routes surrounding YHA Ambleside, and there is a bike store on site. A variety of watersports can be enjoyed on the lake and guests can buy tickets for lake cruises and mountain goat tours at reception.
Ambleside village is a 10-minute walk from the YHA hostel. It has a selection of quaint tea rooms, artisan shops and country pubs.
The majority of rooms contain bunk beds. The property has just had a £1.4 million refurbishment.
Hotel Chain: YHA
When would you like to stay?
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Family rooms
- Luggage storage
- Shops in hotel
- Non-smoking throughout
- Games room
- BBQ facilities
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Packed lunches
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Vending machine (snacks)
Wired internet is available in public areas and costs GBP 4 per hour.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.
14:00 - 00:00 hours
07:00 - 10:00 hours
Children and extra beds
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 16 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Please note that towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can hire them at the property or bring their own.
If checking in after 22:00, guests should advise the hostel so they can arrange check in.
All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.
Please note 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.
All guests must show a valid photo ID upon check-in. Driver’s license, passport, student ID or similarly recognised national identity cards are accepted.