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The Britannia Inn - Elterwater, Ambleside

3 star Inn Ambleside

Elterwater - Ambleside

Price starting from £ 80.00
Set in the splendid surroundings of England's Lake District, this 3-star Ambleside inn offers a perfect base for a memorable family holiday.

Housed in a beautifully restored old building in the village of Elterwater, Ambleside, the Britannia Inn is a warm and welcoming place to stay in the very heart of the Lake District. The inn is superbly placed: guests can enjoy walks around Ambleside and various mountain bike trails, visit Lake Windermere or the Langdale Pikes. Nearby there's also William Wordsworth's house. You will have so many things to do in Cumbria you won't want to leave!

Guests at the Britannia Inn will feel at home in no time. The friendly staff offers excellent service and the restaurant has a varied menu of delicious quality dishes. The inn disposes also of a charming small bar which serves typical ales. In addition, free wireless Internet access is available. Combining great service, food, location, atmosphere and cleanliness you will have a gorgeous stay in this Ambleside inn!
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 5.5 Ordinary
Based on 2 hotel reviews © 2015

The twin room was very small and very hot. There was was a refrigeration machine ...

Venere Guest, GB
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Breakfast at The Britannia Inn

A free English breakfast is served each morning.

Facilities at The Britannia Inn

  • Dogs allowed
  • Pets accepted
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Multilingual staff
  • City tour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Free parking

Know before you go

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before 10:30 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

The Britannia Inn is also known as

The Britannia Hotel Elterwater
The Britannia Hotel











The Britannia Inn reviews

7.6 Good
  • February 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • GB

Great food.Don't expect too much from the rooms it's the location and the food you're paying for.

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at the 9-room The Britannia Inn. Flat-screen televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers visiting the Lake District area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Bathrooms are outfitted with hair dryers. Additional comforts include coffee/tea makers.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Extra beds
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • TV
  • Hairdryer in each room

Distances from The Britannia Inn

Dove Cottage - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Alcock Tarn - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Wordsworth Museum - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Helm Crag - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
St Oswald's Church - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Grasmere Garden Village - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Easdale Tarn - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Rydal Mount - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Tarn Hows - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Armitt Museum and Gallery - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Harrison Stickle - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Pike of Stickle - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Beatrix Potter Gallery - 7 km / 4.4 mi
Church of St Mary - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Hawkshead Grammar School - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
The preferred airport for The Britannia Inn is Manchester (MAN) - 129.2 km / 80.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services The Britannia Inn

  • Free parking