Rothay Manor Hotel (Ambleside, United Kingdom)


Rothay Manor Hotel (Ambleside, United Kingdom)

About Rothay Manor Hotel

Rothay Manor Hotel is an award-winning hotel, the main part of which is housed in a Grade II-listed building located only ten minutes from the centre of Ambleside in the popular Lake District national park. All rooms at Rothay Manor Hotel are en-suite, and come with complimentary luxury toiletries. Rooms also include a flat-screen TV with DVD player, a hospitality tray with a choice of beverages including tea, coffee, and fruit tea, a clock radio, and a telephone. Free Wi-Fi throughout and free parking are available at Rothay Manor Hotel . Room service and a babysitting service are also available to guests. An extensive breakfast menu is served daily at Rothay Manor Hotel , while lunch, afternoon tea and evening dinner are also available in the restaurant. Packed lunches are available on request. Located near Lake Windermere, Ambleside is very popular with walkers and is a short drive from the towns of Bowness, Windermere and Hawkshead.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Rothay Bridge, LA22 0EH, Ambleside, United Kingdom

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 418  reviews from:
  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  8.5 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.9 / 10

Positive Reviews


Big, spacious rooms.

The rooms at Rothay Manor are like the hotel itself – roomy and spacious, with plenty of room to move around. This helps guests feel more comfortable during their stay if the reviews are anything to go by.


Great food at all times of the day.

All in all, the food at Rothay Manor gets a big thumbs up. The dinner menu in particular comes in for praise, with guests saying that the dishes served show imagination and flair. The extensive breakfast offering is well thought of too, with guests enjoying the large number of dishes on offer as well as the hearty portion sizes.


Huge, comfortable beds.

Guests love the fact that the big spacious rooms have got big spacious beds to go in them! A number of guests have commented on how large the beds are at Rothay Manor, but just as importantly the beds are described as being comfy too.

Negative Reviews


Poor water pressure in the showers.

The water pressure in some of the showers comes in for some criticism, with guests noting that the pressure is not strong enough for their liking. This is a problem in particular in the rooms where there is only a shower and no bath.


Wi-Fi connection is variable.

The Wi-Fi connection strength is reported as being weak in some parts of the hotel, including in some bedrooms. This problem is not uncommon in old buildings, and it is worth noting that Rothay Manor was built in the early nineteenth century.


Some traffic noise can be heard.

While in general Rothay Manor is in a quiet location, some rooms face busy roads and so guests have said that passing traffic noise can be heard from such rooms. This has proved rather irritating to some guests.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible bathroom
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Hiking trail

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Rothay Bridge , LA22 0EH , Ambleside , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (1539) 433605 | Fax: +44 (1539) 433607 | 

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