Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection

Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BX, England
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Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection

A fabulous hotel set in one of England's greatest beauty spots.

The Ambleside Salutation Hotel BW Premier Collection by Best Western, is a unique hotel in the heart of the English Lake District. Here you can enjoy the epic scenery of the great outdoors and then return to equally impressive surroundings indoors to show more

Bars, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Sauna, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Our Chef and Sous Chef, Mike and Roy have both been at the Ambleside Salutation Hotel for over 20 years. Thanks to their dedication, the quality of the food served here is of the highest of standard.

Chef Mike Durkin
  • Brasserie
  • Breakfast Room
  • Lounge Bar

Brasserie

The Brasserie features lots of little nooks and crannies where you can feel cosy. The menu is based on a traditional flair for English food interspersed with dishes from around the world. Our Bistro is a more informal dining experience with a 3-course menu featuring the finest local ingredients and a wide variety of dishes. We specialise in home-cooked wholesome food and take pride in everything we create.

Opening hours
Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
Dinner: 17.30 - 21.00
Weekend times may vary

Breakfast Room

In the Garden room, you can choose from a vast array of delicious starters and cold items, then enjoy our award-winning full Lakeland breakfast. Not to worry if you're a late riser - we also offer a range of brunch options to satisfy your needs, including delicious home cooked snacks served throughout the ground floor of the hotel.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 08:00 - 10:00
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

At the Ambleside Salutation Hotel, you can enjoy a warm welcome and a cold drink in the lounge, with comfortable seating, cosy fires and local ale. Come in with a book or a newspaper (or electronic equivalent) and take time out in a relaxed atmosphere. After a long day exploring the wonders of the Lake District, theres no better place to while away the evening.

Opening hours
11:00-23:30
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Keen golfers are sure to relish a round of golf set against some of the finest scenery in England. There are two courses a short drive away from the Ambleside Salutation Hotel.

As you might expect, Windermere is one of the most scenic golf clubs in England and is sometimes referred to as a miniature Gleneagles.
Located 5 miles from the hotel, this parkland, 5132-yard course has 18 holes and a par of 65.

  • Windermere
  • Keswick

Windermere

Keen golfers are sure to relish a round of golf set against some of the finest scenery in England. There are two courses a short drive away from the Ambleside Salutation Hotel.

As you might expect, Windermere is one of the most scenic golf clubs in England and is sometimes referred to as a miniature Gleneagles.
Located 5 miles from the hotel, this parkland, 5132-yard course has 18 holes and a par of 65.

5.00 miles away in Windermere

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

65

Distance

5132 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes

Keswick

Enjoy a round of golf with breathtaking views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells - including Blencathra, Skiddaw and the Helvellyn Range.
A little further away at 15 miles from the hotel, this parkland terrain, 6200-yard course has 18 holes and a par of 71.

15.00 miles away in Keswick

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6200 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes

Spa & Leisure facilities

After a hard day exploring mountains, what could be better than to return to a lovely Lake District Spa hotel for some quality pampering?

  • Spa Facilities
  • Treatments

Spa Facilities

To help ease away those stresses and strains, the Ambleside Salutation Hotel has the on-site Waterfall Spa. Here we can provide various massages, facial treatments, body wraps, manicures, and pedicures. We use only the finest natural and holistic treatments combined with unique treatment techniques to achieve incredible results, so youll leave feeling renewed and revitalised.

  • No. of treatment rooms: 4
  • Minimum guests per booking: 1
  • Maximum guests per booking: 16
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Opening Times

Monday - Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday: 09:00 - 19:30
Friday - Sunday: 09:00 - 17:30

Treatments

We only use the finest natural spa products which include Bespoke Aroma and Ila.

Health & Beauty
From £40.00 / Treatment
Massage
From £45.00 / Treatment
Mind & Body
From £30.00 / Treatment
Health & Beauty
From £40.00 / Treatment
Body Wrap
65 mins
From£80.00
Cascade Spa Day
65 mins
From£155.00
Facial
50 mins
From£60.00
Fountain Spa Day
30 mins
From£125.00
Half Day Package
60 mins
From£65.00
Manicure
50 mins
From£40.00
Mini Facial
25 mins
From£40.00
Pedicure
50 mins
From£40.00
Massages
From £45.00 / Treatment
Aromatherapy Massage
25 mins
From£45.00
Head Massage
40 mins
From£50.00
Hot Stone Massage
25 mins
From£55.00
Lava Shell Massage
25 mins
From£55.00
Sports Massage
50 mins
From£75.00
Waterfall Spa Signature Treatm
80 mins
From£85.00
Mind & Body
From £30.00 / Treatment
Personal Fitness Consultation
60 mins
From£30.00
Reflexology
50 mins
From£55.00

Meetings & Events

Set in the heart of the Lake District at a delightful location, The Ambleside Salutation Hotel is a wonderful place to hold a meeting or event.

Venue

With a location that include...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Set in the heart of the Lake District at a delightful location, The Ambleside Salutation Hotel is a wonderful place to hold a meeting or event.

Venue

With a location that includes free onsite parking, we have much to offer as an excellent conference venue. As well as fabulous rooms and on-site leisure facilities, you can expect good food and helpful staff who are dedicated to making your meeting a success. We endeavour to create a conference package that best accommodates your needs and budget.

Rooms

We cater for dinner dances, conferences, small weddings and more. For a smaller meeting, choose Garden room 1 for plenty of natural light and a relaxed atmosphere. For events involving up to 80 people, book Garden rooms 1 & 2 together. This is ideal for meetings, banquets, classes or theatre-style events. Free Wi-Fi is also available in all rooms.

Packages

We'll provide all the basics, like pens and flip charts, as well as refreshments throughout the day. We've also designed a range of standard packages for day delegates to accommodate your needs from the standard Westmorland package of essentials to the more lavish Westmorland Plus and Premier. If you'd prefer something tailor-made, we offer bespoke solutions too. Why not call us to discuss your requirements?

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Garden Room 1 40 12 12 18 20
Garden Room 2 50 24 20 20 30
Garden Room 1&2 together 80 36 30 26 50

Reviews of Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 1822 reviews
Excellent 69%
Very Good 23%
Average 4%
Poor 1%
Terrible 1%
Rating

Spookie18, wrote review 21/01/2020

Very helpful staff 🙌🏼

We stayed here for one night, On arrival we found the standard room we booked quite dark With a small window dark wood & dark bedding , absolutely nothing at all wrong with the room just wasn’t to ou... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you so much for posting your review and form your kind comments abut the hotel our facilities and our sattf. Glad you were able to re cahrge your batteries with us after Christmas and we look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon.
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stuartbundy, wrote review 21/01/2020

What a treat

Great hotel, lovely food and drink. Great staff, very helpful. Spa and treatments were amazing. A very nice treat. Room was clean and had all the amenities you’d need. The jacuzzi on the balcony was n... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your review so pleased to read you had such a nice relaxing time with us - glad you enjoyed yourv treat and we look forward to welcoming you to stay with us again soon.
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jowordley, wrote review 21/01/2020

Disappointing

Paid nearly £500 for a two night stay for our mini moon after renewing our wedding vows. Wanted something special. The room was clean and tidy and the hot tub was a great extra but there was nothing... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for postiung your review. I was very dissapointed to read your comments please accept my sincere aplogies that you did not feel that your stay with us was the experience it should have been.Looking at the reviews we get the majority of them reflect how good our 4 star hotel is with such a friendly team of staff and how much people like our Lakeland rooms I'm sorry that on this occasion you didn't think it was so . Please contact myself or a member of the Duty Management team direct on 015394 32244 to discuss your stay in more detail many thanks.
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Ronvete, wrote review 19/01/2020

Lovely time.

Just stayed in the stickle ghyill Spa room, this is the second time we have stayed in this room, but won't be the last. If you want to chill and relax after a hard week at work, this is my recommendat... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for posting your review and for your lovely comments , so pleased you liked our Spa rooms I agree they are a great place to chill out in ! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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X9012SNlindaf, wrote review 19/01/2020

Fabulous end and start to the new year!

Wonderful hotel centrally located with the most welcoming staff! Nothing was too much trouble and the entire atmosphere and attitude of all involved in the events really made this a very special occas... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for posting your review so pleased to read you enjoyed your New Year stay with us and gave you a delightful start to 2020. We felt the package went really well and I'm pleased to read you enjoyed it all, we are in the process of sorting out Christmas and New Year 2020 already! Thank you too for your vkind comments about the hotel facilities and especially our staff we are so lucky to have a great gteam - I do hope we can nwelcome you back to stay with us again soon.