We have put together what we feel are the most frequently asked questions that we are asked. Though many of these questions can be answered from the website, this page brings them together for easier access. Please use the comments box below to mention anything not covered on this page.
For questions about cancellations and deposits please see the Terms and Conditions page.
How far are you from Ambleside?
15 minutes stroll or 2 minutes by car away (approx 1 mile)
When can we check in?
From 3:00 pm till 10:00 pm. If arriving early you can leave your luggage and park your car with us. If you plan to arrive later than 10:00 pm please let us know so we can make arrangements. Failure to let us know of your late arrival may result in you being locked out.
When do we have to check out?
Check out is by 11:00 am at the latest. We do not offer late check-outs.
What time is Breakfast?
Breakfast is served between 8:30 am till 10:00 am. We offer a variety of fresh locally sourced buffet & cooked options including our full Cumbrian as well as Salmon, Kippers and Vegetarian choices. Please note we do not serve breakfasts before 8:30 am.
Do you serve evening meals?
I am afraid that we do not serve evening meals. Ambleside has many good restaurants within easy reach and we will happily recommend and/or reserve any if asked.
Do you have a Alcohol License?
Due to lack of demand we unfortunately no longer serve drinks. All our bedrooms have mini-fridges in the rooms and we will happily provide extra glasses / ice if asked.
Do you have parking?
Yes. We are located off the road and have ample parking. Just drive through our main gate, please remember to close the gate behind you to stop any loose farm animals entering the garden.
Are there any walks we can do from the hotel?
Yes. We have walking guides in the bedroom folders detailing walks from the hotel front door. There are other numerous walks available from books from our lounge or from local book and climbing shops.
Can I bring my dog?
Sorry but we do not except dogs / pets at this time within the house or grounds.
Do you accept Children?
Due to the nature of the house and gardens we do not accept Children under the age of 12.
Do you have Internet access?
Yes. We have free WiFi access throughout the house.
Do you have storage for Push Bikes or Motorbikes?
Yes. We have a secure garage which we will happily store bikes and motorbikes in. Simply ask at reception to gain access.