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Macdonald Swan Hotel

AA rating
Hotel

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 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 472 reviews

Charming and well-located 300-year-old inn

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

Close to Dove Cottage and occupying a prominent position on the edge of the village, this 300-year-old inn is mentioned in Wordsworth's poem, The Waggoner. Attractive public areas are spacious and comfortable, and bedrooms are equally stylish. A modern bar and grill menu is available, while the elegant restaurant offers more formal dining.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 37
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Ground-floor rooms: 21
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 45

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):40
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):20
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 30

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 60

Getting here

M6 junct 36, A591 towards Kendal, A590 to Keswick through Ambleside. Hotel on right on entering village

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Nearest airport

Manchester

Nearest train station

Windermere

Nearest motorway junction

M6 junct 36
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