Situated in the Lake District, the Apple Pie is surrounded by picturesque scenery. It is a bakery and cafe that offers 4-star guest accommodation, limited parking spaces and free WiFi. Guests can enjoy a range of homemade pastries, pies and cakes, along with speciality coffees and teas. Full English, American-style and light breakfasts are available, with freshly squeezed orange juice, for a surcharge. Each room is elegantly furnished, with soft linens, a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. Rooms also have facilities for making tea and coffee, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. The Apple Pie is located in the charming town of Ambleside, less than 5 minutes’ walk from the centre. In the centre of town, there is a cinema and a choice of restaurants to try.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Rooms at the Apple Pie has been welcoming guests since 1 Jul 2011.

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.

Free private parking available on-site


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


Value for money
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  • Sarah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean and very well presented. Staff ran through everything we needed to know at check in. Couldn’t have been better
  • Luke
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were really friendly. The room was clean and comfortable with a great location.
  • Elizabeth
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location excellent.. Room bed and shower excellent......
  • Ejtocker
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The location was excellent, the room has good modern facilities. The café/bakery next door was delicious.
  • Catherine
    We had a nice room and bathroom. Tea and coffee in the room. No view but it was quiet. Good lighting for reading. Luggage store and drying room.
  • Patricia
    Good location, next door to the bakery which provided a lovely breakfast. Walking distance to a number of pubs and shops. Ambleside has great access to all the Lake District has to offer.
  • Claire
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A very warm welcome, the bed was really comfortable. The room was very clean, and plenty tea, coffee and milk.
  • Louise
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location. Cafe next door amazing fresh food for breakfast and cakes to die for
  • Jade
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff couldn't do more than they did. Helped me and my friends with us being at a wedding on the day our friends needed to check in. Made it pain free quick and easy for us all.
  • Angela
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Breakfast was an extra - in cafe next door with 10% off. It was good. The best thing about it was the parking. No space left immediately outside but only 2 minutes to their offsite parking.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, is the mandatory masking in the common areas still applicable or is that out of date information?

    Good Morning, thanks for your message, you do not need to wear face masks in the common areas of the accommodation. Kind regards
    Answered on 8 February 2023
  • hi, could you tell me how much the council car park charges are for 24 hours please.

    Hi Not too sure about that one. We do have free parking on site. kind regards
    Answered on 30 April 2023
  • As I’m Coeliac can you tell me what are my gluten free options for eating out in your area?

    Good Morning We do offfer some food made with ingrediants that don't contacin gluten but they are made in the same enviroment as all our other food. Z..
    Answered on 25 July 2023
  • Do they serve breakfast?

    We dont include breakfast vut we do offer 10% off in our cafe and takeaway next door. Kind Regards
    Answered on 28 July 2023
  • Is this room on ground floor

    No we have 2 double rooms on the first floor and 1 double room on the second floor.
    Answered on 16 February 2023
  • Good afternoon, haveyou any ground floor rooms with walk in showers please.

    We have 2 Ground floor rooms with a little step to the enter the Shower Cubical kind regards
    Answered on 12 February 2023
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Managed by The Rooms at the Apple Pie

Company review score: 9.3Based on 143 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

Traditional Lakeland town house - formerly used by Beatrix Potter's husband as a solicitors office.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • The Apple Pie Cafe
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Rooms at the Apple Pie
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Luggage storage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Rooms at the Apple Pie takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 17:30


Until 10:00



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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash is not accepted Rooms at the Apple Pie accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 20:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Parking is allocated on a first-come, first served basis.

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.

FAQs about Rooms at the Apple Pie

  • Rooms at the Apple Pie offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Rooms at the Apple Pie is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

    • Rooms at the Apple Pie has 1 restaurant:

      • The Apple Pie Cafe

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

    • Room options at Rooms at the Apple Pie include:

      • Double
      • Twin