Our stunning traditional Victorian house is conveniently situated in the centre of Ambleside, close to all the tourist amenities in this popular Central Lakes village, including cafes, restaurants, shops, an award-winning cinema and a choice of traditional inns. Personally run by us, the owners, Alan and Lynn Salter, and we're very proud of our elegantly furnished accommodation and will ensure that your holiday in the Lake District is a relaxing and enjoyable one. Guests staying with us can enjoy free access to leisure facilities at the nearby Salutation Hotel Spa and Leisure which boasts an indoor pool, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, Canadian hot tub and techno gym.
We offer a choice of eight spacious bedrooms comprising doubles, family rooms and King sized superior rooms which are sure to appeal to couples for special occasions. There is also one single room and one ground floor room which may be suitable for guests with limited mobility. All rooms have en-suite facilities or a private bathroom, digital television, hair dryers, alarm clocks and complimentary tea/coffee trays and toiletries. 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. WIFI Internet is available throughout.
The Melrose has the Cyclists Welcome and Walkers Welcome certifications with safe storage available for bikes and drying facilities for wet outdoor clothing. Flask refills are available after breakfast and there are an excellent selection of maps and books to help you plan your day. Your hosts are always on hand and happy to provide information about walking and cycling tours available from Ambleside. If you are seeking a relaxing break in the Lake District or an outdoor activity holiday amongst the Lakeland fells then the Melrose Guest House is the perfect place to stay. Within walking distance of our B&B are boat trips on Lake Windermere from Waterhead, the acclaimed Armitt Museum and we're just a stone's throw away from Wordsworth's historic homes, Rydal Mount and Dove Cottage.
Guests are welcome to use the leisure facilities at Salutation Hotel Spa and Leisure which is located nearby. For those celebrating special occasions we can arrange for flowers or wine to be placed in your room prior to arrival. Newspapers can be ordered each evening.
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Centrally located in Ambleside. Map available on our website for specific location details.