Melrose Guesthouse (Bed and Breakfast), Ambleside

Melrose Guesthouse is an elegant Victorian bed and breakfast (B&B) in the centre of Ambleside, at the heart of the Lake District National Park. The Melrose is perfect for a weekend retreat, a mid-week break or a family holiday. Come and escape the pressures of modern living and relax and enjoy the stunning scenery around Ambleside, sample some of it's fine restaurants and blow those cobwebs away with a brisk walk in the fells.

The guest house is personally run by the owners, Alan and Lynn Salter, who will ensure your stay is a truly relaxing one. The guesthouse (B&B) is furnished to an excellent standard, as identified by its four star, silver rating by Visit England. In addition, we have the Cyclists Welcome and the Walkers Welcome certifications. There is full central heating to provide constant hot water and warmth after a day out on the fells.

Melrose Guesthouse Ambleside

If you are celebrating a special occasion, let us know if you would like us to arrange to have flowers, chocolates and wine or champagne waiting in your room on arrival.

Guests are welcome to partake of the Ambleside Salutation Hotel and Spa facilities which are located 5 minutes walk away, and boasts a swimming pool, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and gym. Beauty treatments and massages can also be booked for a special relaxing treat. Passes are subject to availability (we have four that can be used at any one time).

All guests have a front door key, to come and go as they please. There is safe storage for bikes, hard standing for motorbikes, also drying facilities for outdoor clothing. We provide free flask refills - just ask after breakfast. We can make up packed lunches-please order the day before. We have an excellent selection of maps and books and are always ready to suggest nearby walks or mountain biking tours you may wish to try directly from Ambleside. If you would like a daily newspaper to read in the morning, please let us know your requirements, the night before. All rooms have WiFi coverage.