Set above Waterhead Bay in Ambleside, the Ambleside Lake House is a 4-start guest house, with green surroundings.

The rooms are individually decorated, and each has tea and coffee facilities. All rooms have a desk and a modern bathroom with toiletries.

Traditional Full English breakfasts are served daily at the Ambleside Lake House, featuring fresh Lakeland produce and Cumberland sausages. Light Continental options are also available.

Surrounded by scenic walking routes, this elegant country guest house is just a few yards from the shores of Lake Windermere. Free parking is available, and Ambleside town centre is a 10-minute walk away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Ambleside, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Ambleside Lake House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Oct 2006.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Ambleside, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there lounge chairs or sofa in any rooms
    Some of the Superior rooms have a sofa and some have lounge chairs, please request when you are making your booking Kind regards Reservations
    Answered on 16 August 2019
  • Do you accept dogs
    Hello, Dog friendly rooms are only bookable direct on the phone
    Answered on 31 October 2020
  • do you offer a cooked breakfast in the morning? Thank you
    Yes we provide a cooked breakfast in the morning
    Answered on 28 August 2020
  • why is it so expensive on a sunday night ?
    Good morning, Our rates are monitored on a daily basis and vary depending on availability and demand.
    Answered on 7 July 2020
  • Hi, are the rooms pet free.My partner can’t stay in a room that has had a dog in it. I was looking to book the Superior room?
    Hello, Please ask for a room which has NOT had a pet in and we will make sure we allocate accordingly.
    Answered on 6 October 2020
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Managed by The Inn Collection Group

Company review score: 9Based on 33,703 reviews from 27 properties
27 managed properties

Company information

Thank you for choosing Ambleside Lake House. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome to this most wonderful part of England. Myself and my colleagues will take great pride in looking after you during your stay and help to make your visit to the Lake District both memorable and special so that you return to us time and time again.

Property information

Thank you for choosing Lake House. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome to this most wonderful part of England. Myself and my colleagues will take great pride in looking after you during your stay and help to make your visit to the Lake District both memorable and special so that you return to us time and time again.

Language spoken

English
Property surroundings *
Facilities of Ambleside Lake House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Ambleside Lake House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 19:00

Check-out

08:00 - 10:30

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Ambleside Lake House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print

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

If guests smoke in the rooms, Ambleside Lake House may charge up to one night's accommodation as a penalty.

Guests arriving after 20:00 are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

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

Pet-friendly rooms are limited. A GBP 10 fee per pet per night applies and guests are required to inform the property in advance. Special conditions apply for bookings of 5 or more rooms. When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Ambleside Lake House

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ambleside Lake House by:

    • Car 1h 50min

  • Room options at Ambleside Lake House include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

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

    • The prices at Ambleside Lake House 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 Lake House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • Ambleside Lake House is 0.7 miles from the centre of Ambleside.