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The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa

4-star4 stars
Stock Lane, Grasmere, Ambleside, England, LA22 9SW, United Kingdom

4-star hotel in Ambleside with spa and indoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Wonderful stay with excellent service Perfect end to our week in the Lakes Dec 1, 2019
  • Fantastic stay, very friendly and helpful staff, lovely room, amazing food and fantastic…Nov 15, 2019

The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa

from £153
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Executive Double Room
  • Courtyard King Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite
  • Standard Courtyard Room
  • Double Room

What’s around The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa


  • On the riverwalk
  • Grasmere Garden Village - 2-minute walk
  • St Oswald's Church - 2-minute walk
  • Helm Crag - 3-minute walk
  • Wordsworth Museum - 9-minute walk
  • Dove Cottage - 9-minute walk
  • Alcock Tarn - 14-minute walk
  • Rydal Water - 24-minute walk

Getting around

  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 110-min drive
  • Windermere Station 19-min drive
  • Burneside Station 23-min drive
  • Foxfield Station 24-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 39 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests with Dinner and Breakfast incl. rate plans will have a 2 course Dinner in the Signature Restaurant.

Required at check-in

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

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Wordsworth Spa. Services include Thai massages, facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.


Signature Restaurant – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Dove Bistro – This bistro specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa’s small print

Also known as

  • Wordsworth Hotel Ambleside
  • Wordsworth Hotel
  • Wordsworth Ambleside
  • The Wordsworth Hotel Spa
  • The Wordsworth Spa Ambleside
  • The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa Hotel
  • The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa Ambleside
  • The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa Hotel Ambleside


Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 25.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 17.50 per person (approximately)

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 The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa

  • Does The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 7:30 AM. There's a charge of GBP 20.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 20.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that serves international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Baldry's (1-min walk), Green's Cafe & Bistro (1-min walk) and The Jumble room (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 259 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great Place to Stay Centrally In The Lakes
Very comfortable hotel with excellent staff and service. Tremendous breakfast
James, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Our courtyard room was a lot smaller than I thought it would be and the hotel it self seems to be a little more outdated than I thought looking at the pics on the website. However it was a really nice hotel to stay in. Breakfast was nice both mornings and we ate in the dove bistro both evenings and the food was lovely.
Natalie, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
very nice hotel
Beautiful hotel, rooms very hot even on a rainy night Rooms very tasteful and super clean . Bar prices double prices I. The village BUT the relaxed environment and choice of mood lounges was beautiful.
George, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Unsatisfactory stay
Generally stay at Salutation but I thought I would book a different hotel for my wife’s birthday, on arriving I was told that the time we would like dinner that was not possible it would have to be earlier or a lot later than we wanted, I said ok refund my money for dinner I will have it out, the lady on reception said she would see what she could sort out , she phoned the room and said it was sorted , on having our meal there was six tables free and also three which were set for parties which one was only filled twenty minutes before we finished, the room was fine but it looked like a new radiator had been fitted copper pipes not painted wall paper hanging of wall and paper grubby, toilet door edge had been planed as it had been jamming but bare wood left not painted , I said to the wife I will not bother complaining as I felt it would be a waste of time , also at breakfast when asked what did we want tea or coffee. 15 minutes later my wife went and asked could we have our tea the waiter apologised as it got over looked but that is not the point as it was not mega busy, not really impressed for the money you are charging, would like to hear your comments Ken Hughes
ken, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Staff all lovely, our room on second floor was very dated. My Dad and Father in law had lovely updated rooms on the first floor.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lives up to expectations
As we arrived I felt we had made a good choice, beautiful grounds, easy parking and lovely village. The service matched up to the initial impression and all staff made every effort to be welcoming and make the stay a pleasant one. The room had a luxury feel with good coffee and tea facilities. Dinner and breakfast were excellent - cooked with fresh ingredients and culinary flair.
Terence, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
To begin, begin.
Attentive staff, very good restaurant and good location. Nice ambience as well. Room a bit overpriced for a basic double with no view but probably to be expected given it is still holiday season - and I booked 1 week in advance.
Gavin, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
A bit tired but generally ok
Staff very good and room nice. Breakfast very good. The Bistro was disappointing. It seemed run down and a bit dirty. Food was good.
Rachel, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very good hotel, lovely staff, pay for upgrade
Service excellent with lovely staff who look after you well and in a caring, friendly manner. Several lounges to choose from with cozy sofas and chairs all looking over beautiful gardens. Avoid room 20 as view is of fire escape, it’s very warm and next to lift mechanism so noisy, didn’t sleep much. Restaurant for evening meal excellent. Situated right in centre of Grasmere next to quaint shops and cafes. f you can go for upgrade of room type.
Rachel, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Just what we wanted
Paul, gb2 night trip

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