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YHA Ambleside Hostel

Waterhead, Cumbria, Lake District, England

The £1.4 million refurbishment of YHA Ambleside is now complete and the hostel is welcoming guests to England’s largest National Park. All 64 bedrooms, including 11 en suite, have been fully renovated and offer comfortable, affordable and stylish accommodation in the heart of the picturesque Lake District. Read more

86% Overall Rating 21 out of 25 customers would recommend this property based on 25 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 78%

Facilities 87%

Location 99%

Safety 87%

Staff 87%

Value 84%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

Please note this hostel has a maximum stay of 7 days. Bookings longer than 7 days will not be refunded

All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.

Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.

Check in from 2pm
Check out before 10am

All guests must show a valid photo ID upon check-in. Driver’s licence, passport, student ID or similarly recognised national identity cards are accepted.

Please note that our breakfast price is £6.25.

This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Cancellation policy: Cancellation notice must be given at least one full day prior to arrival date. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

To ensure that YHA provide safe and suitable accommodation for everyone, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a person who is 18 or older. Children 12 and over can stay in public dormitories if accompanied by an adult, who they checked in with. Children under 12 are not permitted to stay in public dormitory accommodation and should be booked into a private room. Children who are 16 or over may stay in any accommodation within the YHA. Groups of guests of mixed genders, who wish to stay in the same room, must book private accommodation.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Taxes Included

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Lake District?

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The £1.4 million refurbishment of YHA Ambleside is now complete and the hostel is welcoming guests to England’s largest National Park. All 64 bedrooms, including 11 en suite, have been fully renovated and offer comfortable, affordable and stylish accommodation in the heart of the picturesque Lake District. Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

5 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About YHA Ambleside

There’s so much to see and do in the area and after a day’s activities the hostel’s brand new restaurant and licensed bar may prove a welcome sight. Book a stay soon and be sure to take advantage of the highlight of the renovation work – the decked terrace overlooking Lake Windermere, comfortable common areas, self catering kitchen and more.

Wi-Fi is now free for everyone!

***Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.***

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

Accommodation Information

Ambleside is fast becoming the adventure capital of Cumbria, right in the heart of the scenic Lake District. It?s perfect for walking, watersports, mountain biking, climbing and other outdoor activities. The hostel boasts a commanding location on the shores of Lake Windermere with breathtaking views over the lake, the Langdale Pikes and surrounding mountains. The hostel has a modern and cosy restaurant serving good food and local ales as well as fully refurbished self-catering facilities.

At YHA Ambleside we strive to cater for everybody. We have one accessible bedroom on the ground floor with an accessible en-suite bathroom.

We also have:
Step-free access into hostel
Ground floor bedroom
Portable induction loop
Vibrating pillow alarm

Please note that our breakfast price is £5.75.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.