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Just half a mile from the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere, The Fisherbeck offers scenic views across the Lake District. There is parking and a fee applies, our car park is limited and we work in first come first serve policy, free Wi-Fi and free award-winning breakfasts. The individually designed rooms at The Fisherbeck have luxury Sealy beds and private modern bathrooms with free designer toiletries. Rooms also have a TV, radio, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities. Delicious 3-course cooked breakfasts are served daily in the dining room, featuring local produce and homemade pastries. Breakfast also offers locally smoked fish and Kendal-roasted coffee. Beverages and snacks are available all day. The Fisherbeck is situated in southern Ambleside, just 5 minutes’ walk from Waterhead. Windermere Railway Station is a 10-minute drive away, and Bowness-on-Windermere can also be reached in 10 minutes’ drive. For guests staying with their pets, the charge is £30 per pet per stay.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Fisherbeck has been welcoming guests since 1 Oct 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Ambleside, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast info

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

Parking available at the hotel

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Room type
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 extra-large double bed
Living room:
2 sofa beds
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


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  • Janet
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location.Staff were superb.Service and the choice and quality of food at breakfast was excellent.
  • Julie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very clean spacious room, superkingsize bed was so comfortable! Breakfast was excellent, lovely choice of both continental and hot food, very generous portions. Great location, and great value for money. We would definitely recommend. Thankyou!
  • Bliss
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location was great for the property and the place itself was lovely. Also great breakfast included in room.
  • Michael
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Comfortable good sized room. Tasty breakfast. Strong WiFi.
  • Raymond
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean tide location was good and the staff were very helpful and friendly.
  • Julie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    As im disabled reception changed our room to a ground floor
  • Bigrie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location, the friendly staff, breakfast was amazing, the decor, coffee machine in the room, great price for the location, fantastic views of the fells, short walk to the center
  • Barrett
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff very friendly, the room we stayed in had a patio which was nice to sit outside and relax. Breakfast was excellent 👌.
  • Jane
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I had to leave before breakfast was served however staff organised a packed continental breakfast which i appreciated
  • Gary
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room was well presented, clean and modern. Lovely balcony with furniture provided. The food was satisfactory and there was a good selection. The staff were friendly and helpful. Ideal location just a few minutes walk from shops ect.

Property questions and answers
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  • Can dogs stay

    our 4 deluxe super king with patio rooms are dog friendly. tks
    Answered on 30 August 2021
  • Are dogs welcome

    yes, not all room types. the room type deluxe superking with patio is dog friendly room, tks for asking
    Answered on 30 October 2021
  • TheFisherbeck hotel does it belong too English Lakes hotel group.

    We does not belong to it. We are independent. Tks
    Answered on 29 April 2021
  • hi can I bring my dog please

    Yes, we are dog friendly. We do have a dog charge of £30 per stay- please let us know if you are bringing your dog as we need to make a note.
    Answered on 9 February 2022
  • Hi, do you have a secure storage place we can keep our bikes or would you allow them in the room inside a cycle bag. Thank you

    Hello, We do have area where to leave bikes - please let us know when you check in and we will show you where it is.
    Answered on 11 June 2021
  • hi if we book for tomorrow are we guaranteed car parking please x

    Hello, Yes, of course we provide car parking for all of our guests. Also best to book direct for the best price.
    Answered on 9 July 2022
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Facilities of The Fisherbeck
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £5 per stay.
    • Pet bowls
    • Pet basket
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Luggage storage
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Key access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • Mandarin
    • English
    • Hungarian
    • Romanian
    • Chinese

    House rules

    The Fisherbeck takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 22:30


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    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.

    Children 18 years and above will be charged as 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

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request

    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.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Fisherbeck accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please not if you are staying with a dog a pet fee of 30£ applies

    Please note car park at the Fisherbeck has 20 spaces and operates on first come first serve basis. We charge £5 for the parking permit which is valid for the duration of your stay ( till 11am of the day of checkout). Parking permits can be purchased at the reception desk.

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

    FAQs about The Fisherbeck

    • The Fisherbeck is 600 yards from the centre of Ambleside. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at The Fisherbeck 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 The Fisherbeck include:

      • Double
      • Quadruple
      • Triple
      • Twin/Double
      • Suite

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

      • Check-in at The Fisherbeck is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

      • Guests staying at The Fisherbeck can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Full English/Irish
        • Vegetarian
        • Vegan
        • Gluten-free