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YHA Ambleside

Waterhead, Cumbria, LA22 0EU, Lake District, England


  • 92%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Property Information:

With a 1.4 million investment which includes 64 refurbished bedrooms, a refurbished restaurant and a decked terrace over Looking Lake Windermere, YHA Ambleside will reopen 3rd May, 2013

Ambleside is fast becoming the adventure capital of Cumbria, right in the heart of the Lake District. Its perfect for walking, watersports, mountain biking and other outdoor activities. The hostel boasts a commanding location on the shores of Lake Windermere with breathtaking views over the lake, the Langdale Pikes and surrounding mountains.

Great watersports, walking, climbing and steamboat trips - its all here. YHA Ambleside is on the edge of Lake Windermere, overlooking the water to the Langdale Pikes. Buy tickets for cruises and Mountain Goat tours from reception. The hostel has a modern bar and restaurant serving good food and local ales. The village has plenty of shops and two cinemas.

Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

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  • Latest Review

    Had a large group of students making a lot of noise until 2am one night which the staff didn't deal with which was frustrating
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      Anonymous, Wales, Male, 25-30
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  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

YHA Ambleside Located at Waterhead, Cumbria, LA22 0EU, Lake District.
YHA Ambleside
Lake District Waterhead, Cumbria, LA22 0EU
88% 242
54.4192857 -2.9617810
YHA Ambleside
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