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Victorian House

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Front of property
Shepherd Hut | View from room
Dog Friendly Family Room | Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
Dog Friendly Family Room | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels, soap

Overview of Victorian House

Victorian House

3.0 star property
Mountain B&B in Ambleside
9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

88 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
Broadgate, Ambleside, England, LA22 9TA
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Concierge services
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Premium bedding

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Lake Windermere - 8 min drive
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 12 min drive
  • World of Beatrix Potter - 17 min drive
  • Coniston Water - 21 min drive
  • Ullswater - 18 min drive
  • Lake District National Park - 21 min drive
  • Derwentwater - 22 min drive
  • Lodore Falls - 22 min drive
  • Scafell Pike - 59 min drive

Getting around

  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) - 111 min drive
  • Burneside Station - 23 min drive
  • Windermere Station - 24 min drive
  • Foxfield Station - 25 min drive


  • The Good Sport - 7 min walk
  • Wainwrights Inn - 5 min drive
  • Sticklebarn Tavern - 9 min drive
  • Ambleside Tap Yard - 7 min drive
  • The Golden Rule - 6 min drive

About this property

Victorian House

Victorian House puts you 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from Lake Windermere. Guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, and free perks include WiFi, self-parking and full breakfast daily between 8:00 AM and 10 AM. A terrace and a garden are other highlights. Fellow travellers love the breakfast and location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:30 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions prior to arrival; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room)*
  • Specific rooms only*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited (max. 5 spaces per unit)
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10 AM

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1872
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 17-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: GBP 100.00 per stay

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Oak Bank Hotel Ambleside
Oak Bank Ambleside
Oak Bank Hotel
Victorian House Hotel
Victorian House Ambleside
Victorian House Bed & breakfast
Victorian House Bed & breakfast Ambleside

Frequently asked questions

Does Victorian House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Victorian House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Victorian House?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Victorian House?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of GBP 25 per pet, per night.
Is parking offered on site at Victorian House?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited. Electric car charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Victorian House?
You can check in from 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at Victorian House and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Victorian House also has a garden.
What's the area around Victorian House like?
Victorian House is located by the river, a short 13-minute walk from Dove Cottage and 13 minutes' walk from Grasmere Lake & Rydal Water. Travellers love the bed & breakfast's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Tanya, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good B&B
The Victorian was advertised as an hotel but when we arrived I asked about the bar only to be told the bar was closed as they were down grading to a B&B Had we known we would have chose another hotel for the facilitties . The hotel as clean and the staff were brilliant . The breakfasts were also very good
Ian, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cant wait to return!
Such a charming hotel! Lovely staff. And the breakfast was incredible - made with such love. Would certainly recommend!
Saba, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Miwa, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Inge, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great Location
The room was great, clean and had all you needed to have in it. One thing tgat was missing was a vent in the room whicb made our night very stuffy.
Sylwia, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nigel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Anthony, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly and helpful staff
Yvonne, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Steve, 1-night trip
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