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Ambleside Salutation Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 78%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 742 reviews

Former coaching inn with pleasant views

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Dogs welcome

A former coaching inn, this hotel lies squarely in the centre of Ambleside. Bedrooms are tastefully appointed and thoughtfully equipped; many boast balconies, fine views and hot tubs. Inviting public areas include an attractive restaurant and a choice of comfortable lounges for relaxing. For the more energetic there is a swimming pool and small gym, and for relaxation a spa and treatment rooms.


  • En-suite rooms: 57
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Ground-floor rooms: 1
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 15–16 December


  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 57


  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna, steam room, fountain spa
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 152
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 36
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 26

Getting here

A591 to Ambleside, onto one-way system, Wansfell Road into Compston Road. Right at lights into village.

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Nearest train station


Nearest motorway junction

M6 junction 36
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