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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
AA

Summary

Please note there will be a £2.50 charge for anyone wishing to pay by credit card for payment on departure bookings.
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

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

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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

  • Trip Advisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 778 traveller reviews
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An excellent Hotel

16/04/2015 Rev Jim F, Spennymoor, United Kingdom

Staying at this hotel was a great experience for my wife & myself.The accommodation is very comfortable with all you need in a very clean bedroom. We were fortunate to have a balcony room. The Spa... more

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"Great Hotel Experience"

14/04/2015 Bill C, London, United Kingdom

Bill C. London We stayed at the Best Western Salutation Hotel this weekend. When we arrived we parked easily in the secure free car park. The hotel is in the middle of Ambleside and is close to... more

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Second visit

14/04/2015 bungay, UK

Another short break at the Salutation though this time we stayed in the Hotel rather than the annexe.The room was excellent, the bed very comfortable and there was nice area with a couple of small... more

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Lovely break away

13/04/2015 Angela F, Cumbria, United Kingdom

This is a lovely hotel, very clean and welcoming, the room was lovely, the bar was relaxed and comfortable, the pool was excellent and looked really clean ,it also has a great gym and the restaurant... more

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Good location, lovely room and above average service.

13/04/2015 Kevinhaz,

Just had a weekend in Ambleside and stayed at the Best Western Salutation. I cant really fault it - free parking, good service, good breakfast all in a really good location. Only criticism would... more