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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Popular property highlights
Located in the heart of Ambleside, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Grasmere Garden Village, Helm Crag, and St Oswald's Church. Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers are onsite.
All 37 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and satellite TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free bottled water, and hair dryers.
Macdonald Swan Hotel
The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. 2 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a garden, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property.
Macdonald Swan Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free use of nearby fitness center
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Laundry facilities
- Year Built 1650
- Total number of rooms - 37
- Free self parking
- Number of floors - 2
- Free WiFi
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Wedding services
- Smoke-free property
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Free WiFi
- Number of bathrooms -
- Room service (limited hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.
Waggoners - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.
Walkers Bar - This bar specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.
The Lounge - This lobby lounge specializes in local cuisine.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
- Dogs only
- Specific rooms only
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 18.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
- Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
- Macdonald Swan Ambleside
- Macdonald Swan Hotel
- Macdonald Swan Hotel Ambleside
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.