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Reviewed 5 November 2013

My wife and I stayed for a belated birthday treat for her. We arrived before the check in time so had a spot of lunch in the bar and a drink and then went to use the Leisure facilities at the waterheads sister hotel the low wood bay. Once we arrived back we checked into room 9 a large room... More 

Thank Rushyuk
Beith, Ayrshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013

My husband and I spent two nights at the Waterhead. I can't recommend the hotel enough!! The staff were welcoming and friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The rooms are superb, large and very comfortable. The small fire in the room was a welcoming touch on a dreich day! The bed was huge and very comfortable, the one small... More 

2 Thank mosouthbarr
Holywood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here, rooms were clean and the beds very comfy. The hotel is a good distance out of town centre so noise was not an issue. Breakfast was ok, not the best but not the worst. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. I did find the hotel a bit basic compared to what I was expecting... More 

1 Thank Jodene v
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Everything was amazing and fantastic! Very friendly stuff, delicious food, very comfortable beds: all in all a very convenient location that we enjoyed very much. We stayed there for 2 nights in October and had a great time. Unfortunately we couldn`t stay longer because of visiting other hotels in Lake District. But Waterhead was definitely the cherry on top. We... More 

1 Thank Marion H
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Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

Very impressed. We have stayed at all of the English Lakes hotels and although this doesn't have the character of our previous favourite, the Wild Boar, it is much better on many other counts i.e accommodation, slippers and robes, products in room etc

1 Thank FareyJ
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights in September and the full experience exceeded our expectations by far we ate in the restaurant on two of the nights and our steaks were the best ever! Every member of staff went out of their way to be helpful! Easily the best place we've been for a long time.

2 Thank Smudje
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Went there for Christmas and we had an great time. Nothing was to much trouble, the staff were all really helpful. Great activities that you could join in as much or as lillte as you wanted. and the food was really good and so much of it. Plan on going back there at a different time of year. The only... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2013

This hotel is first class at every level. Staff are extremely attentive and efficient, the rooms and hotel interiors have a bright, fresh feel with quality furnishings, and the breakfasts are excellent. Its location is magnificent with wonderful views across Lake Windermere and very convenient for cruises from the pier. Highly recommended.

Thank David Y
Darlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

We stayed here earlier this week, having booked our wedding we were invited to sample our wedding menu. The hotel itself is absolutely fabulous (hence us wanting our wedding to be held there). The staff are wonderful and make you feel truly looked after, it's also great to see members of the management team getting stuck in and supporting their... More 

Thank Joanned1984
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

Although the weather was not at its best, the welcome we received was very warm and friendly. The stay was just one night so we didn't get to use all the amenities, but the room was immaculately clean and comfortable, and all staff were very welcoming.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: British, Bar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterhead Hotel

Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: ₹ 8,075 - ₹ 23,796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterhead Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Hotel Waterhead
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
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“Try for a room over looking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineF245, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Excellent position for lakeside with good nearby places to eat in evening that are walking distance eg Wateredge Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaNE3, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 32 was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles daveyh87, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best views are the rooms at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles bec011, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Even the cheapest rooms that they describe as "house" are better than many executive rooms we have paid supplements for.”
 of 5 bubbles petersU3818HH, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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