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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 busy hostel drying room overlooking the lake communal areas location is amazing third floor great facilities games room family room single room car park fish and chips short break
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this is a fantastic hostel, the view is literally to die for, between lake windermere across the way or the hilly views further afield, on top the staff are extremely helpful and the breakfast more then surpassed expectation, fantastic rooms, bar/restaurant on site. simply amazing.

Thank lk422018
Reviewed 3 days ago

We all loved the place especially the view right in front of the hostel was just stunningly beautiful. Perfect location. It would be nice if the shower room in the en-suite room have place to put shower gel etc and shower curtain to stop making...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I come for a weekend each year to attend a retreat for home-educating mums, and this year, my third, I was disappointed with the restaurant. The menu is much reduced from years past and the food just isn't that great, and worse, the sticky toffee...More

Thank katpat23
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good value for money with easy access to all major Lake District places. Vegan food options could be improved, however the self-catering services are pretty good (if you don’t have a car the nearest mini supermarket is in Ambleside). Excellent views over the lake and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

location great, staff fantastic very knowledgeable and helpful, food and beverage good value for money, even though on busy road very quite, hostel clean, kitchen well equipped, we will be going again

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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
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
51
Price range
US$29 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Yha Ambleside Hotel Ambleside
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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$29 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Yha Ambleside Hotel Ambleside
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YHA Ambleside Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Traveller (211)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (16)
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UkSpritzer
21 July 2018|
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Response from Reception Manag... R | 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 Reception Manag... R | 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
"If you are in a group get a family room"
steveX3221LG
2 weeks ago
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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"
edwardchappell65
29 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a Lake-side room for a sunrise unlike anything you've seen before."
leonies166
16 Feb 2018
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