Guesthouse The Gables Guest House
Church Walk, Ambleside, LA22 9DJ, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 148 reviews)
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About The Gables Guest House
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The Gables has been a labour of love for the last 12 years - our daughter learnt to walk in the hallway and most importantly, it is our home. We have upgraded the property during this time and now have 14 lovely bright ensuite bedrooms to accommodate our guests. We also own (for the last 20 years) a nearby restaurant, Sheila's Cottage so our hearty Cumbrian breakfast is based on the good food ethics that we employ there - locally sourced and cooked to order.
Ambleside is situated right in the heart of the Lake District National Park with beautiful scenery and amazing walking opportunities from our doorstep. We are within a one minute walk of lovely independent shops and an array of dining experiences ranging from pubs and cafes to cosy restaurants and fine dining. Lake Windermere is a one mile walk away where you can cruise to the very southern end or just take a short ride and opt out at Wray Castle for a lovely walk.
Languages spoken: English
Rydal Mount & Gardens1.4 miles
Rydal Water1.7 miles
Grizedale Forest4.2 miles
Lake Windermere4.5 miles
World of Beatrix Potter4.9 miles
Tarn Hows5.2 miles
Hill Top5.4 miles
Coniston Water7.2 miles
Scafell Pike9.9 miles
Lakes Aqaurium10.5 miles
Restaurant Sheila's Cottage Restaurant0.1 miles
Cafe/Bar Sheila's Cottage Tearooms0.1 miles
Supermarket Tesco0.1 miles
Kendal Castle11.7 miles
Lake Windermere1 miles
Mountain Loughrigg0.3 miles
River Brathay0.3 miles
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4 reasons to choose The Gables Guest House
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Prices you can't beat!
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The staff speaks English
Booking is safe
Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Wardrobe or closet
- Electric kettle
- Socket near the bed
- Clothes rack
Pets are not allowed.
- Tennis equipment Additional charge
- Mini golf Additional charge
- Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
- Bowling Off-site Additional charge
- Cycling Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
- Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
- Fishing Off-site Additional charge
- Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
- Wine/Champagne Additional charge
- Breakfast in the room
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
- Street parking
- Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
- Invoice provided
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- CCTV in common areas
- Smoke alarms
- Adults only
- Smoke-free property
- Non-smoking rooms
- Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and common areas
- Shared stationery (e.g. printed menus, magazines, pens, paper) removed
- Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
- Screens or physical barriers between staff and guests in appropriate areas
- Physical distancing rules followed
- Cashless payment available
Cleanliness & disinfection
- Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
- Guest accommodation disinfected between stays
- Linens, towels, and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
- Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
Food & drink safety
- Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:30 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
Children not allowed.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
The Gables Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Please be aware that the property is unable to accommodate late-check out requests.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property.
Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.
Please inform The Gables Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
FAQs about The Gables Guest House
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Gables Guest House (subject to availability):
- Street parking
The Gables Guest House is 800 feet from the center of Ambleside.
The Gables Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Tennis court
- Mini golf
- Horseback riding
- Tennis equipment
The prices at The Gables Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Check-in at The Gables Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.
Guests staying at The Gables Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).
Breakfast option(s) include:
Room options at The Gables Guest House include: