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Ideal for anyone who wants to live rural life to the full!

The BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel is a unique village centre hotel in the heart of the English Lake District.

Picturesque surroundings await both inside and out, with the vast beauty of this part of the world to enjoy by day, and cosy lounge areas to relax in on an evening. Our state-of-the-art leisure club means you can take a break from taking a break, while local attractions in and around Ambleside provide more than enough places to explore during your stay at this delightful hotel.

The hotel is close to local shops in Ambleside itself, but there are plenty of shops to browse in a little further away, should you venture out to Kendal or other places of interest.

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Location

Lake Road
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 9BX
England
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Summary

Please note there will be a £2.50 charge for anyone wishing to pay by credit card online or direct with the hotel. 2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £28 à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted £20 per dog per stay
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Our Chef, Mike & Sous Chef, Roy have both been at the hotel for over 20 years and have taken the quality of the food served here to the highest of standards.

Chef Mike Durkin

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Brasserie

Our Bistro is a more informal dining experience with a 3 course menu featuring the finest local ingredients and a wide variety of dishes.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
Dinner: 17.30 - 21.00
Weekend times may vary
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Breakfast Room

Our Garden Room serves our award winning breakfast where you can choose from a vast array of starters and cold items, and then be served our full Lakeland breakfast.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 08:00 - 10:00
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

Enjoy a warm welcome and a cold drink here in the lounge, with comfortable seating, cosy fires and local ale.

Opening hours

11:00-23:30
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Windermere

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 65
Distance: 5132 Yards
Handicap required

Location

5.00 miles away in Windermere

Prices

9 holes Yes

Keswick

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6200 Yards
No handicap required

Location

15.00 miles away in Keswick

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £40.00

Spa & Leisure

You can choose from a range of treatments in Oxleys Blue Fish Spa.

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Spa Facilities

Oxleys Blue Fish Spa can provide various massages, facial treatments, body wraps, manicures & pedicures, as well as tanning treatments.

No. of treatment rooms: 5
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 10

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Opening times

Monday: 09:00- 17:30
Tuesday: 09:00- 17:30
Wednesday: 09:00- 17:30
Thursday: 09:00- 19:30
Friday: 09:00- 17:30
Saturday: 10:00- 17:30
Sunday: 10:00- 17:30

Leisure Facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool (12 m)

  • Latest Technogym equipment

  • Sauna & steam room

  • Outdoor hot tub

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

With the latest Technogym equipment, you'll enjoy a state-of-the-art workout here at the BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel. Our indoor pool provides a more relaxing way to exercise, while the sauna, steam room and outdoor hot tub are all available for pure relaxation!

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Treatments

We use only the finest natural and where possible, organic spa products including Declor and Li'Tya. Declor is a world renowned spa brand that uses a combination of concentrated active ingredients and unique treatment techniques to produce face and body rituals with incredible results. Li'Tya is a sumptuous range of organic skin products based on ancient Aboriginal healing principles and blended from powerful plant extracts, oils and minerals from Australia.

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Aroma Expert Lift 75 £60.00
Beginnings 60 £90.00
Body Wrap 60 £65.00
Earthly Pleasures 120 £110.00
Facial 30 £36.00
Madagascan Dream 180 £160.00
Manicure 60 £36.00
Pedicure 30 £20.00
Tanning 20 £25.00
Vital Eyes 30 £15.00
Waxing 15 £8.00
Massage Aromatherapy Massage 90 £65.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 30 £40.00
Head Massage 45 £45.00
Hot Stone Massage 60 £55.00
Swedish Massage 60 £50.00
Tranquility Scalp Massage 30 £36.00
Walkers' Leg Massage 30 £36.00
Mind & Body Personal Fitness Consultation 60 £45.00
Reflexology 60 £45.00

Weddings

With a reputation for smaller weddings, our focus is always on your needs!

Wedding service and reception venue

Whether it's your big day or an anniversary to celebrate many years of marriage, we'll treat you and your guests to a warm welcome in the Lake District.

Catering

We offer full three course menus or buffet options depending on your requirements. So, what can we get for you?

Registrar

Registry office:





Get in touch with our wedding team on 01539 432244

For any enquiries please call on 01539 432244

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type LA22 9BX

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Nearest motorway: M6, J36, 15.00 miles
Nearest train station: Windermere, 4.00 miles
Nearest airport: Manchester, 95.00 miles
Free parking on site (50 spaces)

Address
Lake Road
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 9BX
England


What's nearby?

Cities & Attractions

  • Lake Windermere (1 miles)

  • Dove Cottage (4 miles)

  • Brockhole (2 miles)

  • Hill Top (8 miles)

  • Grizedale Forest (12 miles)

Shopping

  • Local shops (0.5 miles)

  • Kendal (12 miles)

  • Keswick (15 miles)

  • Grasmere (4 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We cater for dinner dances, conferences, small weddings and more. Free WiFi is also available in all rooms.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Garden Room 1

A smaller meeting room with natural light.

Garden Room 1&2 together

This room will accommodate up to 80 people and is ideal for small weddings or meetings, with lots of natural light.




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
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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Rating

Perfect Location - Fabulous Hotel

02/09/2015 Robbbie007, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Stayed for 3 days last week and really impressed with the quality and location of the hotel. Car parking is free to the side and rear of the hotel, albeit a little tight! A welcoming smile awaited us ... more

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One night stop-over visit to a little bi.t of paradise

01/09/2015 ChrisH0me, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

We only had one night in this hotel on our way home from Scotland and it simply wasn't enough, we barely had time to dip our toes in the spa pool and Jacuzzi, which were both wonderful. The staff wer... more

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Excellent stay

01/09/2015 joelinda57, lancashire

We recently stayed at the Salutation with three friends. The staff were excellent and our rooms were very clean and spacious. Breakfast was very good - lots of choice and presented very well. We ate ... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for posting such a great review, so pleased you had an excellent stay your kind comments about the hotel, our staff, breakfast, dinner and facilities are really welcomed. So pleased you will recommend us look forward to your return.
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Can't believe this is only a 3* hotel!

27/08/2015 LeedsMike60, Leicester, United Kingdom

Excellent service, room, facilities and breakfast. I have roughed it in Ambleside a couple of times with my mates on walking holidays - really nice part of the world - so I wanted to take my wife to h... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for such a great review.' Can't believe this is only a 3 star hotel' - WOW what a compliment, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, your comments about our service, rooms, breakfast and leisure are really most welcomed. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay soon when you are next up for walking up some big hills.
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Ambleside weekend August 2015

26/08/2015 anpjWirral, wirral

Stayed one night in the Best Western Salutation, Ambleside. It was excellent. We had a top quality room and the holes facilities were excellent. We used the pooL,and spa, including the outside Canad... more

Owner Response
PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for posting your review. I'm really pleased to read your comments and that you had an 'excellent' time at the hotel. We hope we can welcome you back to stay with us again soon.