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1 room, 2 adults

Wanslea Guest House

4-star4 stars
Lake Road, Ambleside, ENG, LA22 0DN, United Kingdom

Property with bar/lounge, near Lake Windermere
  • Free WiFi in the lobby
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
Tasty breakfast
Best value for money
Fantastic service

Wanslea Guest House

  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Four Poster Room)
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite (Premier Room 5)
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite (Africa Room )
  • Premier Double Room, Ensuite (Arabian Room - Premier)
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite, Mountain View

What’s around Wanslea Guest House


  • Lake Windermere - 15-minute walk
  • White Platts Recreation Ground - 11-minute walk
  • Armitt Museum and Gallery - 15-minute walk
  • Stock Ghyll Force - 17-minute walk
  • Ambleside Pier - 31-minute walk
  • Dora's Field - 43-minute walk
  • Rydal Water - 45-minute walk
  • Wansfell Pike - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km

Getting around

  • Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.) 93-min drive
  • Windermere Station 8-min drive
  • Staveley Station 16-min drive
  • Burneside Station 20-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 4:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
Guests arriving outside normal reception hours should contact the property prior to arrival on the telephone number listed on the confirmation form.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Luggage storage
Languages Spoken
  • English

Wanslea Guest House’s small print

Also known as

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This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Wanslea Guest House

  • Are pets allowed at Wanslea Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Wanslea Guest House?
    You can check in from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Wanslea Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Four Seasons Terrace Café (1-min walk), the sourdough pizza co (2-min walk) and The Loghouse (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 93 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Sept Stay
Friendly and comfortable hotel. Room had everything I needed, except a desk.
Graham, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful B&B
Very enjoyable 2 night stay at the Wanslea Guest House. Fantastic location. Walking distance to the lake and shops. Room was good. Nice en-suite bathroom. Lovely shower with mood lighting! Superb hosts. Friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Fantastic breakfast. With both vegetarian and vegan options for full English. I was spoilt for choice! Absolutely delicious. Will be returning. Thoroughly recommend.
christopher, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful place
We had the Africa themed room 4 it's gorgeous, every where beautifully clean, lovely breakfast and the owners are a lovely friendly helpful couple. Great place to stay close to both ambleside centre and lake Windermere.
Pauline, gb3 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Alan, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Nice room. Friendly owners. Good breakfast. Could not ask for any more.
gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
everything was excelent breakfast and room.
Mair, gb3 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
We had a really enjoyable stay at Wanslea Guest House.Lovely room with a really comfortable bed. Friendly hosts who can't do enough for their guests. Lovely breakfasts that set you up for the day. Hopefully we will be back before too long.
Peter, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
An amazing little boutique
We stayed in the Arabian themed room, it was absolutely lovely and couldn't fault it! The spa bath was nice and relaxing after a long walk. The breakfast was really good with lots of choices. Would highly recommend and will be visiting again 😊
Alex, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
I had a comfortable stay with a good breakfast to set me up for a day of walking.
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Gem of a b&b
A great little b&b within walkable distance of Ambleside town centre. The owners have just taken it over and were extremely welcoming. The room was comfortable and had everything I needed. The breakfast was nothing short of superb! I'll definitely be staying again.
Jamie, gb1 night trip with friends

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