The family-run Ambleside Townhouse is situated in Ambleside, 800 metres from Lake Windermere. It offers en suite rooms and a full English breakfast in the morning. Each stylish room has fresh light décor. Ambleside Townhouse offers free car parking and a lock-up area for motorcycles and bicycles. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Rydal Water is less than 2 miles away. Windermere Railway Station and town centre is 5 miles away, providing access to the World of Beatrix Potter, the Steamboat Museum and boat trips.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Ambleside Townhouse has been welcoming guests since 7 Oct 2006.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Ambleside, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 double beds
2 single beds
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Mary
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent location. Lovely rooms, spotlessly clean with little extra touches. Fantastic breakfast. Would highly recommend
  • Andrew
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very nice property which was clean and comfortable. Staff were very friendly and we had a fantastic stay.
  • Louise
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location in the centre of Ambleside. Breakfast was delicious. Room was lovely and clean. Bed was very comfortable. Would definitely come back.
  • Helen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It is central to all amenities in Ambleside. It has a car park were you can leave your car and it won’t get damaged
  • Stuart
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    everything. This was the best value for money accommodation we had during our entire 5 week holiday. Large room, great comfortable bed, staff amazing. great breakfast
  • Nima
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, fantastic breakfast, very clean and had the best shower in ages! very decent size rooms with easy access to everywhere.
  • Gerard
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely townhouse. Great location right in the centre of Ambleside. Staff were great and very helpful. Fantastic cooked breakfast in the morning, with other choices available. Rooms were comfortable and spotless.
  • Tony
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location, friendly staff, very clean, beautiful rooms really nice, a great place to stay with Ambleside Town centre right on your door step but just a minutes walk away.
  • Caroline
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, Lovely comfortable room with good facilities and a fabulous view from the window. Breakfast choice was amazing and we tried something different every day.
  • Philip
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location excellent, staff very friendly & breakfast very good

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • hi. where can you park please?

    Hi, We have a car park which is situated at the back of the property.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Do you have a bar? What time us breakfast? Can I eat it in my room on Saturday when rugby on?

    We do not have a bar as such however, we do have alcoholic drinks available. You can either collect your breakfast and take it to your room or order ..
    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Hi I would love to book this guest house. Can the continental breakfast be upgraded to a full English, please?

    Our breakfast includes continental items and a cooked option.
    Answered on 4 November 2021
  • hi I’m looking to bring my dog we previously stayed with you a a room that sat beside the car park if this is possible again please

    If its available happy to allocate
    Answered on 2 February 2023
  • Hi how far are you from the centre of town and would you advise pre booking evening meals locally? Thanks

    Hello, We are 2 minutes away from the town centre. Yes I would advise booking meals, the town is extremely busy at the moment
    Answered on 20 June 2021
  • Hi, Do you accept cash payments?

    Sorry no as we take pre payment 7 days prior to arrival
    Answered on 12 May 2022
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Host Information

Company review score: 9.6Based on 1,517 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

Thank you for choosing Ambleside Townhouse. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome to this most wonderful part of the UK. We take great pride in looking after you during your stay and help to make your visit to the Lake District both memorable and special!

Language spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of Ambleside Townhouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Luggage storage
    • Express check-in/check-out
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Ambleside Townhouse takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 23:30


    From 08:00 to 10:30



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request
    £10 per child, per night

    Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Bankcard Ambleside Townhouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

    The fine print

    Please note that Ambleside Townhouse is an old Victorian building with no lift.

    If guests smoke in their rooms, the guest house may charge up to one night's accommodation as a penalty.

    Guests are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance of their estimated time of arrival if they are due to arrive after 20:00. This can be noted in the Comments Box during booking or by contacting the hotel/property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

    Parking spaces are limited and subject to availability.

    When booking for 4 or more rooms, different policies and charges may apply, and non-refundable payment is required.

    It may not be possible to accommodate guests in the same room for each consecutive night of their stay.

    Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

    FAQs about Ambleside Townhouse

    • The prices at Ambleside Townhouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Check-in at Ambleside Townhouse is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • Ambleside Townhouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking

    • Guests staying at Ambleside Townhouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • Ambleside Townhouse is 250 yards from the centre of Ambleside. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Ambleside Townhouse include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double
      • Family