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, 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

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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: 1847 reviews
Excellent 69%
Very Good 23%
Average 4%
Poor 1%
Terrible 1%
Rating

rumann2019, wrote review 26/02/2020

Another great stay

Sounds a bit odd but our second stay in a week (after an impromptu opportunity to see Bill Bailey do a warm up gig locally-chuffed!). This time with the teenage kids. We love it here. So I've read a c... more

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leonnamcvittie, wrote review 25/02/2020

Our review of salutation hotel in Ambleside

Lovely clean and friendly hotel with a beautiful spa . But quality has slightly went down on food since our very first stay about 7 yrs ago . We will definitely still go back but it would be nice to s... more

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summerholtraveller, wrote review 24/02/2020

Lovely hotel, room and spa slightly disappointing

A really lovely hotel, from the moment we arrived the staff were friendly and welcoming. The hotel has cosy seating areas in the bar in front of a fire. We were quite disappointed in the room however,... more

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simon d, wrote review 24/02/2020

Perfect Hotel

If you wish to stay in the Lakes then the Salutation should be at the top of your list! Perfectly placed in Ambleside you have a central base from which to travel! The only problem is that once in thi... 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 wonderful feedback and comments, it sounds like we ticked all the boxes for your stay.We are lucky with our location and with a great team of staff both front and back of house and I'm delighted to read you think us near to perfection as you can get what a great compliment. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon.
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ChocolateMonster101, wrote review 24/02/2020

Exposed spa experience

So, I had a treatment in the spa that was absolutely fantastic, relaxing and so refreshed once done. I also had use of the gym and pool facilities, this is where things went a bit south. The gents ch... more