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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful Hotel situated in the heart of Ambleside village.. Caters for stays, wonderful dining and a superb health suite consisting of gym, pool, hot tubs, inside and out also saunas and steam rooms. We used this on an Monday evening and it was a beautiful place to relax and chill out after a long days walking. Will certainly recommend... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so pleased you were able to use our leisure facilities via our corporate membership. I'm really pleased you enjoyed using the facilities and were able to relax and chill out after a hard day on the fells - the hot tub is perfect for aching leg! Thank you too for the recommendation. More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

North Americans do not worry about the BW affiliation of this hotel. It is an excellent establishment and offers great value for money allowing you to enjoy the lake district and your vacation. We stayed three people for three nights in a room with two beds, slightly larger than a regular room, and it was perfect in every way. All... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review and I'm really pleased you found us ' best and wonderful in every way' that's a brilliant compliment thank you. Delighted you enjoyed the hotel's facilities and our breakfast selection - we are very proud of it! Glad you highly recommend us and look forward to your return. More 

Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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282 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped off for a drink while we were checking out Ambleside - somewhat upmarket and we weren't exactly dressed appropriately but the lady behind the bar welcomed us cheerfully and chatted while we ordered our drinks - not a lot of choices but adequate. Nice and quiet - comfortable seating - and the staff were all polite and cheerful. Probably... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I'm glad you decided to pop in for a drink while you were recently exploring Ambleside. Thank you for your kind comments about the hotel and our friendly staff I hope you will call in again the next time you are passing - many thanks. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Salutation and this hotel is everything a hotel should be, friendly, comfortable, clean and with great amenities. The staff are helpful and friendly and always seemed happy. I booked a single room for which the hotel allocate small doubles, I think this is preferable to having a room with... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review and for your great comments. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and you thought we were everything a hotel should be - what a great compliment - many thanks! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Chorley
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It wasnt a bargain break but it was an amazing quality hotel with the best breakfast. Our family room was class and newly refurbished with some nice touches. It has to be the best hotel in ambleside with the best central location. Staff very approachable and pleasant. Cannot say anything negative. Just go!

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review. Your comments and compliments are very much appreciated and I'm delighted you think we are an amazing hotel and that you like the refurbishment too! Look forward to your return. More 

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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Weekend break in Ambleside and a Saturday night so popped in for a bar meal as have stayed here before. Dissapointed with the fairly limited choice on the menu and although the food was presented quite quickly it was nothing more than average. Staff seemed more interested in chatting to a group of USA diners rather than attend waiting tables.... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Firstly please accept my apologies that you were disappointed with your meal and the customer service you received on your recent visit. I am sorry that on this occasion we failed to fill your expectations and that you felt your experience with us was average. We base your business on repeat custom and have been... More 

Essex
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53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Checked in on 14th Oct - booked on the phone and paid a deposit of £214 by phone - rather odd when the website said no deposit required but paid it Price quoted was for 3 nights £577 for a Club Double - TBH was expecting something rather larger for that money but hey the room was spotless so didn't... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I believe that you have spoken to the Managing Director of the hotel personally regarding your recent stay with us. May I also add my sincere apologies that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations and our usual high standards. Thank you for speaking with us and bringing this matter to... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were fortunate enough to be given a two night stay at this hotel by our Daughter & Son in law to celebrate our Ruby wedding anniversary. On arrival we was greeted by Katie who went out of her way to welcome us and make us feel special. Our Room , like the rest of the hotel was kept spotless... More 

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and for your kind compliments about the hotel, our helpful staff and facilities. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that we ticked all the right boxes for you to celebrate your Ruby Anniversary - many congratulations! Thank you too for mentioning Katie in despatches she will be very pleased - we... More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We ate here on both evenings of our stay in Ambleside. The ambience of the hotel was good, the staff were very friendly, and the food was good and reasonably priced as was the choice of wines. After our meal we sat in one of the lounges and enjoyed a quiet drink with friends to finish of our evening.

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your compliments about the hotel's food, staff and ambience. I'm glad you enjoyed your evening dinners with us and were able to relax in our comfortable lounges after eating with a relaxing drink. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Thanks to the great staff for making my stay an enjoyable one. Great to catch up with old friends and enjoy the beauty of The Lake District and it hospitality. See you all next year #Love TheLakeDistrict

Review collected in partnership with Best Western GB

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PaulCookson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, I'm very pleased that you had another great stay with us and we look forward to your return next year- many thanks. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Village centre location with breathtaking fell views from the doorstep. Award winning breakfast, luxury rooms some with private hot tub, great food, fabulous leisure facilities and spa, free onsite parking friendly attentive staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel

Address: Ambleside Salutation Hotel Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 9BX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: €98 - €200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel Lake District
Ambleside Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#2 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
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