Macdonald Swan Hotel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9RF, United Kingdom
4.0 out of 5 rating 1365 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Macdonald Swan Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Ambleside, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Windermere and Wordsworth Museum. This hotel is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from Hill Top and 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from World of Beatrix Potter.


Make yourself at home in one of the 37 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.


Satisfy your appetite for dinner at Waggoners, a restaurant which specializes in British cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Grasmere Garden Village - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Helm Crag - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
St Oswald's Church - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Wordsworth Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Dove Cottage - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Alcock Tarn - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Easdale Tarn - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Thirlmere - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Dora's Field - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Rydal Mount - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Armitt Museum and Gallery - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Hellvellyn - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Ambleside Pier - 8 km / 5 mi
Lake Windermere - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi
Wansfell Pike - 9.6 km / 6 mi

The preferred airport for Macdonald Swan Hotel is Manchester (MAN) - 156.7 km / 97.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 18.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Free use of nearby fitness center
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • -Total number of rooms - 37
  • -Year Built - 1650
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-out
  • -Garden