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Waterhead, Ambleside LA22 0EU England See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews youth hostel self catering kitchen bunk beds lakeside restaurant drying room communal areas overlooking the lake games room third floor great facilities amazing location family room single room car park lovely place short break cooked breakfast
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very impressed with y h a Ambleside . What a souperb location . The hostel is very clea & bell maintained, the staff where helpful nothing to much trouble . Room was more than adequate. Breakfast was great value . Bar & bar meals excellent...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: January 2019
Thank graham_e_lamb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous location and great price for family of five. Room was squeezy for our size family but it was manageable. Great social areas and breakfast was nice enough too. Definitely recommend staying here.

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: January 2019
Thank sda
Response from YHAAmblesideManager, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering this is a hostel, and some of the YHA's I've stayed in have been quite basic, this is absolutely brilliant. The reception is 24hr, self catering kitchens are large and clean, and the restaurant is fantastic and reasonably priced - they even had a...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: January 2019
Thank janebee26
Response from YHAAmblesideManager, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your glowing review, we're really pleased that you think we're incredible :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were put into room 106, a room at the back of the hostel. When we tried to open the window to get some fresh air, as the hostel was as overheated as so many are, we discovered that the kitchen ventilation system vented right...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: December 2018
Thank faganj
Response from YHAAmblesideManager, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t really sure what to expect as we had never stayed in a YHA before. We are a large group of family and friends ranging between 2 and 60+. We stayed NYE and had a fantastic time! Facilities were beyond expectation, everything was kept clean...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Bailey077
Response from YHAAmblesideManager, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 1 week ago

It's lovely to hear that you had such a great time and that you'll be coming back :)

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YHA Ambleside is located right on the shore of Lake Windermere, with fantastic views across the Lake to the Langdale hills and mountains.An ideal location to explore the Lakes with Lakeside Restaurant and Bar on More site and activities bookable from reception. Offering family rooms and traditional dorm accommodation. Please be aware that parking on site is very limited but staff can point you to nearby alternatives. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
51
Price range
US$30 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Yha Ambleside Hotel Ambleside
,
YHA Ambleside Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
51
Price range
US$30 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Yha Ambleside Hotel Ambleside
,
YHA Ambleside Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Traveller (213)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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UkSpritzer
21 July 2018|
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Response from YHAAmblesideManager | Property representative |
Hi No, we can only show matches that are on the BBC or ITV. The closest place to us with Sky Sports etc is Churchills pub in Ambleside, about a 10-15 minute walk away. Kind Regards Julie
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Flossgayle
19 July 2018|
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Response from YHAAmblesideManager | Property representative |
From the hostel to the center of the village is about 15 minutes - it's about 1km
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Room Tips
"Rooms at back overlook Lake Windermere, rooms at front are on busy road so you do get noise of trucks early..."
Arrancat
9 Dec 2018
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"If you are in a group get a family room"
steveX3221LG
31 Oct 2018
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"Nice View at the front"
garyrolt
26 Aug 2018
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"I have never stayed at this y h a"
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29 Mar 2018
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