Hotel Regent Beijing Beijing
The company runs two main return routes from Bowness northwards to Ambleside (30 minutes each way) and southwards to Lakeside (40 minutes each way). There is also a series of other cruises to a variety of destinations along the shore and the islands in the middle of the lake. Its craft fleet includes three larger steamers (capacity up to 533 passengers), nine launches and four wooden launches.
There is a summer and winter timetable which is available on the website.
Sailing daily except Christmas Day
Example fares: Round trip
Bowness and Ambleside Adult: £7.30; Child: £3.75
Bowness and Lakeside Adult: £7.60; Child: £3.90
Family tickets and Freedom of the Lake (24 and 48 hour) tickets are available.
There are car parks at the pier at Bowness and at Waterhead in Ambleside.
All day parking (£3) is available at the Lakeside pier. Wheelchair passengers can be accommodated on some of the craft, but should telephone ahead before travel.
Hotel Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center Beijing
Built in 1992, the 5-star Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center promises the highest standards of luxurious European hospitality. It is located in Beijing’s diplomatic district with easy access to Beijing Capital Airport. Kempinski Beijing provides a peaceful ambience and promises guests a wonderful stay that combines European luxury together with China’s rich cultural heritage. Guests staying in one of the 526 rooms will be pampered with comfortable and luxurious in-room features and amenities. The hotel complex offers a wide range of facilities which will satisfy your every need. All in-house guests have access to the newly-refurbished Pulse Health, Squash and Sports Club with state-of-the-art TechnoGym fitness equipment and indoor roof top swimming pool. To satisfy your culinary needs, we offer 7 different restaurants and bars: Paulaner Brauhaus (German), Dragon Palace (Cantonese), Kranzler’s Restaurant & Bar (International Cuisine), Italian Restaurant, Honzen (Japanese), Rendez-vous Bar and Lounge (lobby bar) and Kempi Deli ( dessert& delicatessen). Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center features 7 elegant meeting and function rooms and a grand ballroom. The professional banquet & events team will plan your event based on your requirements.