Yha Ambleside

Yha Ambleside

Waterhead, Ambleside, LA22 0EU, United Kingdom
+44 345 371 9620

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About Yha Ambleside

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located in the Lake District National Park, this chic hostel is the perfect choice for a scenic retreat. It is also steps from Ambleside's well-known tourist spots.

YHA Ambleside offers an all-hours reception, as well as a lake and a kids club. For added convenience, it features a library, laundry facilities and a games room.

YHA Ambleside provides 64 rooms, all of which are fitted with heating. Those staying in the rooms also have access to a communal bathroom.

Those staying at the hostel can unwind at the in-house bar, suitably based for a drink. Packed lunches can be prepared on request for those wanting to sightsee during the day.

YHA Ambleside is an ideal place to discover nearby Windermere Lake and Grasmere Lake, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Those staying at the property can also take an easy walk to Windermere and Keswick.

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Amenities at Yha Ambleside

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Socket near the bed


  • Computer use available

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Yha Ambleside

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8.0 Very Good
Pros:Perfect location by the lake, big, clean showers, spacious communal areas, good kitchen facilities, water refilling station by the entrance.
Cons:Our twin room was the smallest I've ever had in any YHA and the beds were extremely uncomfortable. The mattresses were rock hard, so were the pillows. The bedframe was made of metal so every time one of us moved, the whole bunk bed rattled. Duvets were way too thick for the current weather, we had to take them out of the covers and just use the latter as sheets.


Waterhead, Ambleside, LA22 0EU

What's nearby

  • Loughrigg Fell1.3 km
  • St Mary's Church1.3 km
  • Armitt Museum and Library1.7 km
  • Wray Castle2.1 km
  • Rydal Mount3.6 km
  • Dove Cottage5.3 km
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery5.4 km
  • Tarn Hows5.5 km
  • Hawkshead Grammar School5.6 km
  • Alcock Tarn5.6 km
  • St Oswald's Church5.9 km
  • Grasmere Garden Village5.9 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Yha Ambleside

  • Yha Ambleside is located at Waterhead, 1.5 km from the centre of Ambleside. Loughrigg Fell is the closest landmark to Yha Ambleside.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Yha Ambleside.

  • Yes, Yha Ambleside offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yha Ambleside is 58.4 km from Carlisle Lake District. Yha Ambleside is 72.1 km from Blackpool.

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Distance to city centre

1.5 km

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