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A warm welcome awaits......... Melrose is an elegant, traditional, Victorian property built with Lakeland stone and located centrally in the heart of Ambleside. In the summer months you will see the property adorned with flowers. In 2007 Melrose won the prestigious award of the best guesthouse in the 'Cumbria in Bloom' competition. Melrose boasts 8 letting rooms of varying sizes to allow flexibility for guests. The rooms are all spacious and decorated to a very high standard. Refreshment trays are provided in all rooms as well as complimentary toiletries. The owners will ensure that you are well looked after to assure you have a truly relaxing break. The guesthouse is ideally located for walkers, cyclists and tourists alike, being close to the fells, cycling terrain and fine restaurants. Passes for a local Hotel Lesiure club are included in the cost to ensure you have a relaxing time. A hearty full English breakfast is included in the price, or a lighter / vegetarian is available on request. Wifi is now available in all bedrooms. We have a Silver 4* rating from visitbritain and also the silver award for the environment from CBEN (Cumbria Business Environment Network).