Why We Love It
- This Victorian guesthouse is a few minutes' walk from Ambleside, "a popular centre for Lake District excursions" (Fodor's)
- Lake Windermere is five minutes' drive away
- There are a host of walking and cycling trails accessible from the hotels' doorstep including Ambleside to Troutbeck
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Rooms & Rates
The Gables in Ambleside has easy access to the natural wonders and pretty villages of the Lake District National Park.
The Victorian property is on the edge of parkland a few minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside, "an attractive little town" which is "a favourite base for hikers" (Lonely Planet).
Lake Windermere is five minutes' drive away and Bowness is 15 minutes' drive from the guesthouse. Coniston Water, offering "a quiet beauty that sets it apart from the more popular destinations" (Rough Guides) is around 25 minutes by car. Bustingly Kendal, home to the famous mint cake, is 30 minutes' drive away.
The Gables' 19th-century exterior gives way to a modern interior, which features a guest lounge. Complimentary cooked breakfast made from locally sourced ingredients is served in the informal dining room hung with colourful artworks, and further amenities include bike storage and a drying room. Guests get a discount at the property's sister restaurant, and free passes to a nearby health club.
Pets are allowed at the hotel (supplements apply).
- No pets allowed
- 100% smoke-free
- No elevator / lift
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
- Bathtub or shower
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4-8pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18. For arrivals outside of the opening hours please contact the hotel directly for further information.
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 8.30-10.30am.
Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.
Pets: No pets allowed.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
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