Located in the pretty Lake District village of Ambleside, this 18th-century hotel is located in the center of this historic town, with all the amenities on your doorstep. Lake Windermere can be reached after a picturesque 15-minute walk from The Ambleside Inn. Free WiFi is accessible in public areas.

A satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in each individually decorated room.

Freshly cooked meals are served throughout the day in the restaurant, which also offers full English breakfasts and daily special menu. Real ales from local breweries are available from the bar and there is also a great selection of malt whiskeys.

Restaurants, bars and shops are within 500 feet of The Ambleside Inn. Dove Cottage, once home to the famous English poet Wordsworth, can be reached after a 5-minute drive.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Ambleside Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 13, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ambleside, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Rydal Mount & Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Rydal Water
    1.7 miles
  • Grizedale Forest
    4.3 miles
  • Lake Windermere
    4.5 miles
  • World of Beatrix Potter
    4.9 miles
  • Tarn Hows
    5.3 miles
  • Hill Top
    5.5 miles
  • Coniston Water
    7.4 miles
  • Scafell Pike
    10 miles
  • Lakes Aqaurium
    10.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Kendal Castle
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Windermere
    0.8 miles
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: British, Local, International

Amenities of The Ambleside Inn
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The Ambleside Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


7:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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

The fine print

Bookings of 4 or more rooms are regarded as Groups and special terms apply.
Please note rooms accommodating pets may be limited. Guests who wish to travel with pets are advised to inform the property in advance. There is a GBP 10 per pet per night extra charge applicable.

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

FAQs about The Ambleside Inn

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Ambleside Inn by:

    • Car 2h

  • The Ambleside Inn is 350 feet from the center of Ambleside.

  • Check-in at The Ambleside Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Yes, The Ambleside Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The Ambleside Inn include:

    • Single
    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at The Ambleside Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • The prices at The Ambleside Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Ambleside Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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