Ambleside Hotels


The rolling hills of Ambleside

Ambleside is a picturesque area of the Lake District National Park and is ideally situated at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, making it the perfect base for visitors. Including areas, such as Grasmere, Hawkshead, Rydal, Elterwater, and Grizedale, there is plenty to do in Ambleside with a good variety of shops, pubs, and restaurants.

Accommodation in Ambleside ranges from quaint country hotels to picturesque lakeside resorts, offering reasonable pricing. It's the perfect place for those wanting a picturesque escape but also not wanting to be far from a decent town centre.

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Skelwith Bridge Hotel - From £47

Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside, LA22 9NJ

In a quiet corner of the lakes surrounded by endless walking opportunities you will find the delightful Skelwith Bridge Hotel. The hotel offers country style accommodation with fell views, and walkers are looked after with a drying room for wet boots and clothing. The restaurant focuses on seasonal produce, whilst in the lively bar you will find great food and local whisky.

Waterhead Hotel Ambleside - From £142

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0ER

The Waterhead Hotel in Ambleside is a contemporary boutique style hotel that brims with sophistication. Overlooking lake Windermere, the hotel offers 41 rooms – many with lake views, and restaurant and bar with over 60 variants of gin. Hotel guests can enjoy complimentary access of a nearby health club, and the hotel is directly across from the Waterhead landing stage for the lakes cruises.

Wordsworth Hotel and Spa - From £120

Stock Lane, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9SW

Situated in a historic country house in the iconic Lakeland village of Grasmere, the Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is one of the most popular hotels in the Lake District. With 35 luxury rooms and four suites, it offers guests a high standard of accommodation.

With two restaurants and an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, it offers guests the perfect base to explore the wider Lake District thanks to its location close to Grasmere Lake, Thirlmere, Helvellyn, and Lake Windermere.

Sawrey House Hotel - From £55

Stones Lane, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF

Located in Near Sawrey in the heart of the Lake District, the Sawrey House Hotel overlooks the stunning Esthwaite Water. A traditional converted country house retreat, the hotel offers 10 luxury bedrooms, as well as an AA Rosette award-winning restaurant.

Set in 3-acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the hotel is the perfect place to enjoy the delights of the Lake District.

Rydal Lodge - From £75

Rydal Water, Ambleside, LA22 9LR

Rydal Lodge is a charming country house hotel that is full of character. Situated in the small village of Rydal and close to Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside, it’s the perfect place to enjoy the Lake District experience.

Family run and featuring one of the best breakfasts in Cumbria, guests are guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome as well as free parking, free Wi-Fi, and luxuriously furnished rooms.

Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant - From £98

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0NS

The The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant’s history stretches back to the 17th century, welcoming guests to the beautiful village of Hawkshead for over 400 years. Guests can enjoy a luxurious stay in this traditional hotel that also offers fine modern conveniences.

The 13 rooms on offer are all en suite have Wi-Fi, a TV, and are all elegantly designed. The hotel is perfectly situated to explore the wider Lake District including Windermere, Coniston, Langdale and Ambleside.

New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel - From £100

Great Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9JX

The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is set in the picturesque Langdale Valley and is one of the Lake District’s most popular hotels. Set within six-acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel has a total of 22 rooms, all exquisitely furnished to a high standard and complete with modern facilities, such as flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi.

The hotel’s restaurant features a seasonally inspired menu that uses the finest of local ingredients and the Walker’s Bar is a fine place to relax with a drink after an enjoyable day on the fells.

Grizedale Lodge - From £95

Grizedale, Ambleside, LA22 0QL

Grizedale Lodge is a former hunting lodge that is situated in the stunning Grizedale Forest. Within easy reach of Coniston, Hawkshead and Ambleside, it is just 500m away from the famous Go Ape outdoor adventure centre.

The hotel has eight bedrooms and is run by the delightful Charley family who strive to provide guests with a stay that they will remember forever. Offering simply amazing home cooked breakfasts and dinner, a cosy honesty bar and free Wi-Fi, Grizedale Lodge is highly recommended.

Ees Wyke Country House - From £100

Near Sawrey, Ambleside, LA22 0JZ

The Ees Wyke Country House is situated in the charming village of Sawrey and overlooks the beautiful Esthwaite Water. This country house hotel offers guests a high standard of accommodation, its rooms being furnished to a high standard.

The food at the hotel is excellent, winning both an AA Rosette for dinner and an AA Breakfast Award. Thanks to its quiet location, it is the perfect place for a quiet getaway or as the base to explore the amazing sights of the Lake District National Park.

Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel - From £116

Red Lion Square, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9SS

The Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel is situated in the delightful village of Grasmere and is one of the most popular hotels in the area. With a fantastic restaurant and village pub as part of the hotel, guests can also enjoy its swimming and fitness facilities too.

All rooms at the hotel are en-suite and furnished to a high standard and thanks to its location, they all have excellent views of the surrounding countryside.

Rothay Manor - From £81

Rothay Bridge, Ambleside, LA22 0EH

The Rothay Manor Hotel is an elegant country house hotel situated just 15-minutes walk from Windermere and ten from Ambleside. Set in its own picturesque gardens, it offers a range of luxury accommodation, catering well to those with disabilities, and has a popular restaurant and bar.

Guests are also able to use the fitness and spa facilities of the nearby Ambleside Salutation Health Club.

The Regent Hotel - From £87

Waterhead Bay, Ambleside, LA22 0ES

The Regent Hotel is a pleasant 30 room hotel that is situated next to the amazing Lake Windermere and a short walk from the popular Lakeland town of Ambleside.

Family owned and run, the hotel offers a range of luxurious rooms, as well as a popular restaurant and bar that serve fantastic food all cooked with the finest and freshest of locally sourced ingredients. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi and a warm and friendly stay.

Macdonald Swan Hotel - From £69

Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9RF

The Macdonald Swan Hotel is a historic 17th century former coaching inn that is one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District.

With stunning views over the surrounding countryside, the luxury hotel sits on the outskirts of Grasmere and is the perfect location if you’re looking to explore the best of what the Lake District has to offer. With a fabulous bar, restaurant, and lounge it also has comprehensive conference and business facilities.

Langdale Hotel and Spa - From £135

The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9JD

The Langdale Hotel and Spa is situated in the picturesque Langdale Valley close to Elterwater and Chapel Stile villages and is one of the most popular establishments in the Lake District.

With 56 luxury rooms, a fantastic fine dining restaurant and a traditional Lakeland pub, it is the perfect place to enjoy the Lake District. It also has a fabulous spa offering a range of treatments and therapies, as well as a swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna.

Dale Lodge Hotel - From £81

Red Bank Road, Ambleside, LA22 9PU

Situated in the charming village of Grasmere, the beautiful Dale Lodge Hotel is the perfect choice if you are looking for a fantastic base to explore the stunning Lake District.

With a range of individually designed rooms all furnished to a high standard, guests can enjoy the hotel’s fine dining restaurant and traditional village pub. Family run and owned, all guest can expect the highest standards of service as well as the warmest of welcomes.

Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel - From £47

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BX

The delightful Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel offers guests fantastic modern hotel facilities in a stunning 17th Century building at the heart of the picture postcard village of Ambleside.

With 56 luxury en suite rooms, the hotel also has a sumptuous modern spa and extensive conference and banqueting facilities.

Ambleside Central - From £50

10 Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0AD

The Ambleside Central Guest House is centrally located in the beautiful village of Ambleside and makes a perfect base for exploring the wider Lake District.

A boutique guest house that offers its rooms on a room-only basis, guests enjoy luxury at a low cost. This makes it a popular choice for those on a budget, looking for quality and flexible accommodation.