Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, WorldHotels Distinctive

Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BX, England
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Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, WorldHotels Distinctive

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

The Ambleside Salutation Hotel WorldHotels Distinctive, 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 too. Explore the show more

Bars, Electric Car Charge, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Spa Pool
There is free parking available onsite
Pets not accepted
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

COVID Safety

We have taken extra steps to ensure your health and safety during your stay at our hotel. Click here for further details

Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BX, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Delicious food in gorgeous restaurants

Take your pick from locally sourced ingredients

Chef Mike Durkin

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.

  • Breakfast Room
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar
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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.

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

The Restaurant 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 Restaurant 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
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary
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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 Off Site

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

5.00 miles away in Windermere

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

65

Distance

5132 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

Keswick

15.00 miles away in Keswick

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6200 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

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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, facials and body treatments. 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: 8
  • 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 from Clarins.

Health & Beauty
From £45.00 / Treatment
Massage
From £45.00 / Treatment
Mind & Body
From £55.00 / Treatment
Clarins Body Shaper
70 mins
From£74.00
Clarins Discovery Facial
30 mins
From£45.00
Clarins Expert Facial
70 mins
From£74.00
Clarins Luxury Manicure or Pedicure
30 mins
From£45.00
Indulgence Spa Package - Residents Only
70 mins
From£95.00
Clarins Back, Neck and Scalp Massage
30 mins
From£45.00
Clarins Hot Stone Massage
60 mins
From£65.00
Clarins Re Balancing Massage
70 mins
From£74.00
Sports Massage
60 mins
From£75.00
Clarins Wellness Treatments
70 mins
From£74.00
Reflexology
50 mins
From£55.00

Make the most of our leisure facilities and enjoy some down time

The Hotel features an on-site Leisure Club and Health Spa, which is open exclusively to residents, with sauna, steam room, hot tub, 13m sparkling indoor swimming pool, ice fountain and Fountain Spa. It is open daily from 8.00am until 8.00pm and free to use for residents, please book a swimming time in advance. Facilities also include our state-of-the-art 'Techno-Gym' which has a wide range of equipment including bikes, treadmills, rowing machine, power plate, wave machine, cross trainer, resistance machine and a 'Kinesis' machine.

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 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

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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, WorldHotels Distinctive

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 2264 reviews
Excellent 72%
Very Good 21%
Average 4%
Poor 1%
Terrible 0%
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julieknowles64, wrote review 09/08/2022

An excellent relaxing break

The hotel has an excellent location on the heart of Ambleside. The friendly and approachable staff made our stay amazing. We has the opportunity to enjoy the local amenities e.g. shopping, cinema and ... more

Owner Response
Ruth Durkin, Marketing at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for your feedback and your kind comments about the hotel and especially about our friendly and approachable team - which is very much appreciated . Good to read you enjoyed our spa facilities too. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon.
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Sheila V, wrote review 09/08/2022

Lovely hotel

We stayed here for our weekend visit to the Lake District, and it turned out to be an excellent choice of both location and hotel. It was comfortable, clean and centrally located with local restauran... more

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asgraham2022, wrote review 07/08/2022

Mini break mum/daughter time - perfect location!

My daughter and I had the most lovely relaxed two night stay as a little treat in the Lakeland lodge rooms with hot tubs, even though we had to swop rooms between nights (a booking.com issue not the h... more

Owner Response
Ruth Durkin, Marketing at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you for posting your review, delighted to read you had a relaxing mum and daughter time with us. Thank you too for your kind comments about our team. WE look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon
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GaryL0505, wrote review 03/08/2022

Excellent Hotel

Locates at the heart of Ambleside village, you can access to restaurants, tourist spots ( one minute walk to House Bridge), and commute to other villages/lakes. Staff are amiable and helpful. The size... more

Owner Response
Ruth Durkin, Marketing at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you so much for posting your review and your comments about our team, the hotel , food quality and customer service. Your comment about our unbeaten breakfast is very much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the leisure facilities a great place to chill out. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon.
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gavin7722, wrote review 30/07/2022

Will we be back…You bet we will

This was a birthday treat for mum who has mobility issues. No problem a ground floor room was available with walk in shower, perfect. A parking space was reserved for her right at the front door for t... more

Owner Response
Ruth Durkin, Marketing at Ambleside Salutation Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your review and your excellent comments about the hotel our team, facilities, service food and location. It sounds like we ticked all the boxes for you and your mum for her birthday treat. Thank you too for your mention of our back of house staff too much appreciated. I agree the outdoor tub is great what ever the weather. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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