Melrose Guest House

Melrose Guest House
Melrose Guest House

Church Street
LA22 0BT

Tel: 015394 32500

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Melrose Guesthouse (Bed and Breakfast), Ambleside


Melrose Guesthouse in Ambleside 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 after a brisk walk in the fells.

Family Run

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 Britain.

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 has 8 spacious bedrooms 

  • The accommodation is spread over four floors.
  • The top floor boasts our standard double ensuite (3) rooms, all of which have views to the local hills.
  • In addition we have an ideal ground floor double ensuite room for those who prefer not to venture up stairs.
  • On the first floor there is a large triple room, also known as the 'Blue Room', with a double and a single beds and en-suite facilities.
  • On the same floor is our highly prized superior 'Red Room' with king size bed and luxurious en-suite facilities.
  • An additional single room, contemporarily decorated, including stylish vanity unit with private shower room and toilet facilities.
  • On the lower ground floor, there is a small suite of rooms comprising a single room, a double with extra single bed and a shower room/toilet, ideal for a family of four, or a group of three, with a bed apiece.

For special occasions, please see our web site for ideas.


Guests are welcome to partake of the Langdale Spa facilities which are located near to Ambleside, in the Langdale Valley, 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).

The extra bits

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 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.

All rooms have WiFi coverage.

For those guests who have a 'blue badge', can park with no restrictions immediately outside the guesthouse.

We have an Access statement available to send electronically, please let us know if this is of interest to you.


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