This hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and has free parking, free Wi-Fi and fine food. The shops of Ambleside are a 10-minute stroll away.

Each room at Regent By The Lake has a TV and tea and coffee facilities. Some have a private terrace. Ground-floor rooms are available, some with walk-in showers.

The Table 22 restaurant features a modern British menu and serves fresh, local produce. Hearty Cumberland breakfasts are available on site and booking is essential at all times.

The hotel is in the heart of the Lake District, surrounded by fells and lakes. The edge of Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England, is a few minutes’ 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.

Regent Hotel By The Lake has been welcoming guests since 5 Nov 2006.

Property highlights

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

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Breakfast info

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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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
  • Hi There, We are booked for this Wednesday to Friday, just wondering if there are hairdryers in room. Thanks
    YEs, we have hairdryers in the room
    Answered on 27 July 2020
  • Is there a balcony
    Some of the Superior rooms have balconies, but not all of them
    Answered on 30 September 2019
  • e.g. Is there free parking ?
    Yes, we have a car park and it is free of charge
    Answered on 5 November 2019
  • Do you have disabled toilet facilities.
    Yes we have disabled toilet facilities in our bar area
    Answered on 18 February 2020
  • Hi there, is there any free parking available?
    We have free car parking available for all hotel guests.
    Answered on 19 December 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Table 22

    Cuisine: British, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of Regent Hotel By The Lake Great facilities! Review score, 8.6
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Hiking Off-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Regent Hotel By The Lake takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 23:00


07:30 - 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Regent Hotel By The Lake accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If guests smoke in the bedrooms, the hotel may charge the cost of up to one night's accommodation.

The hotel kindly requests guests to contact the property directly if they would like to check in with children.

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.

FAQs about Regent Hotel By The Lake

  • Room options at Regent Hotel By The Lake include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Check-in at Regent Hotel By The Lake is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Regent Hotel By The Lake offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Regent Hotel By The Lake is 0.7 miles from the centre of Ambleside.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Regent Hotel By The Lake by:

    • Car 1h 40min

  • Guests staying at Regent Hotel By The Lake can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Regent Hotel By The Lake has 1 restaurant:

    • Table 22

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