Excellent 8.7
Based on 32 reviews
  • Bar

  • Garden

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More about YHA Ambleside Hostel

An overview

Nestled in the heart of Ambleside on the edge of Lake Windermere, overlooking the nearby Langdale Pikes, YHA Ambleside Hostel is an ideal spot from which to discover the city. Guests can enjoy easy access to a wide range of great outdoor activities, holidays, or school trips, including water sports, walking, climbing, and a steamboat. With its convenient location, the hostel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. At YHA Ambleside Hostel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hostel provides the best in services and amenities. To name a few of the hostel's facilities, there is a family room, Wi-Fi in public areas, a car park, meeting facilities, and a bar. All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The hostel's recreational facilities, which include a garden and water sports, are designed for escape and relaxation. The hostel is also equipped with a modern bar and restaurant serving good food and local ales. The area is surrounded by plenty of shops and a cinema for entertainment. With an ideal location and facilities to match, YHA Ambleside Hostel hits the spot in many ways. Outdoor activities can be organized as packages and groups such as rock climbing, kayaking, ghyll scrambling, and canoeing.
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What they offer

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park
  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Wind surfing
  • Garden
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Grocery delivery
  • Shared kitchen
  • BBQ facilities
  • Restaurants

Services and conveniences

  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed

Available in all rooms

  • Carpeting
  • Linens
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking room

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • Indonesian
  • Turkish
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • French
  • Slovenian
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Guest policies

Guests arriving after 10:00 PM are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival.

The property has group restrictions allowing up to 16 adults maximum.

The property will contact guests directly in order to give instructions regarding check-in.

Reception is open from 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Guests arriving outside these hours are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival so alternative arrangements can be made.

Towels are not provided at the property. Guests may rent or purchase towels at the property.

Wi-Fi/Internet access is available only in certain areas of the property at no additional charge.

A ground floor guestroom is available for booking. Please contact the property directly to make a reservation.

The property does not have an elevator.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests 4 years and older are considered adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Some helpful facts


Check-in from: 02:00 PM
Check-out until: 10:00 AM


Breakfast charge (unless included in room rate): 6.25 GBP

The property

Number of rooms : 51
Room voltage: 240
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