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YHA Ambleside Reviews

Waterhead, Cumbria, Lake District, England

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278 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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You couldn't get a better location and great value for money


Its was an absolutely amazing stay thanks !

  • 28th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great location for a walking break, right on the lake. Good facilities on site which are kept v clean.


Everything is quite good except that my bottle of milk was disappeared in the fridge :(


YHA Ambleside was a complete surprise: a private room with an amazing view, bar and restaurant with an amazing view, car park, ducks, kitchen - did I mention the amazing view?! Best of all were the staff. They were friendly and helpful, genuinely interested in people and kept the place spick and span. Thanks for a great stay.

  • 7th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


excellent location! we got a private room with lake view, the scenery is breathtaking as it was located by the lakeside. would definitely stay here again for my next journey at lake district

  • 4th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Everything was great, except the wifi was only functional in a small area on the ground floor!


The room is rather small for the 3 of us. However, location is ok and staffs are friendly

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