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Macdonald Swan Hotel - Waterhead Bay, Ambleside

3 star Hotel Ambleside

Keswick Road Grasmere - Ambleside

Price starting from £ 96 .74

If you are looking to book a central Ambleside hotel in the Lake District area, Macdonald Swan Hotel could be the right choice for you!

Wake up to a nice breakfast or enjoy an evening meal at this 3 star Ambleside hotel as it has its own restaurant. Guests wishing to relax with a drink will surely want to visit the bar/lounge.

Free Wi-Fi is provided. The lobby offers coffee, free newspapers and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Other amenities include laundry facilities.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 9.0 Wonderful!
Based on 3 hotel reviews © 2014

From the m moment we arrived my son and I were made very welcome. Reception staff ...

Venere Guest, United Kingdom
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Breakfast at Macdonald Swan Hotel

An English breakfast is served between 8 AM and 9:30 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Macdonald Swan Hotel

  • Dogs allowed
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Laundry room
  • Pets accepted
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • 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.

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before 11 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Macdonald Swan Hotel is also known as

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Macdonald Swan Hotel reviews

8.4 Very Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Very charming hotel on the main road. It is between the 2 major sight areas and 20 minutes out of Keswich. A bit far for us to see theater in the evening. Ask for room 9 it was delightful. Surprised they had to bus tours there. We got in late and left on the late side and missed them. Breakfast excellent but even when empty a bit slow.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at the 37-room Macdonald Swan Hotel. Satellite TV channels offer entertainment at the end of a busy day. Corporate travelers visiting the Lake District area will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks.

Every room comes with an ensuite bathroom. Irons/ironing boards, coffee/tea makers and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs.

Accommodation Services

  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Desk
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Macdonald Swan Hotel

Grasmere Garden Village - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
St Oswald's Church - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Helm Crag - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Wordsworth Museum - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Dove Cottage - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Alcock Tarn - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Easdale Tarn - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Rydal Mount - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Armitt Museum and Gallery - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Harrison Stickle - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
St. Sunday Crag - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Pike of Stickle - 6.7 km / 4.1 mi
Hellvellyn - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Wansfell Pike - 7 km / 4.4 mi
Tarn Hows - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
The preferred airport for Macdonald Swan Hotel is Manchester (MAN) - 132 km / 82 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 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Macdonald Swan Hotel

  • Free parking