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, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Spa Pool
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
  • Breakfast Room
  • Brasserie
  • Lounge Bar

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

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

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 you'll 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 - Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

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 £55.00 / 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 £55.00 / Treatment
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: 1867 reviews
Excellent 69%
Very Good 22%
Average 4%
Poor 1%
Terrible 1%
Rating

Lovely-Looe, wrote review 12/08/2020

Love it here

Have stayed here twice in the last 3 years. Both times in January for my birthday. This year we stayed again and was not disappointed. The hotel and it's staff are lovely. Very friendly and welcoming,... more

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Anthony D, wrote review 19/07/2020

Short Break .

Well what can I say the best on offer in all aspects excellent experience loved our stay here . Great service by staff , excellent facilities, very clean , great food , great location, swimming pool a... more

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Passport48190403486, wrote review 25/03/2020

Short break

Brilliant stay.beatiful hotel.excellent staff.could not use spa facilities due to current health scare but were upgraded to the best room by the staff which was very kind.amazing breakfast. Lovely bar... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for posting your review glad to read you had a brillant stay with us and your kind comments about the hotel our staff. breakfasts and bar. The hotel is now temporarily closed due to the recent government guidelines, we look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again as soon as we are able to re open.
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cawstondave, wrote review 22/03/2020

great place

In these times we are in now, support is needed, We have stayed here nearer ever year since 1999, people of habitat, but we love it, we have seen it grow, with geoff changing /altering things to impr... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thankyou so much for your lovely words and your custom as a valued guest since 1999. Your support is much apprecaited during this challenging time.However we are a tight knit team here at the 'Sally' and with patience, friendship. compassion and generally looking after each other any staying safe we will come through this on the other side ready to welcome you all back with open arms as soon as we are able to - many thanks.
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David M, wrote review 21/03/2020

Lovely spa hotel in fantastic location

Ambleside is a beautiful town and this hotel sits near the top with great balcony rooms and a lovely spa with indoor & outdoor jacuzzi pools plus Steam Room & Sauna and a well equipped gym. We used al... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thankyou so much for your review and for your lovely comments about the hotel, our spa, breakfast and our friendly and welcoming team your feedback is very much apprecaited. Glad you were able to use the public transport we are lucky enough to have a stop right outside our door which is very handy for exploring the nearby towns and villages. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel to stay with us again soon.