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Penkridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2013

The staff were very helful at all times and remembered our names and what we liked to drink. The food was very well prepared with lots of choice. beautiful views of the lake and impressed with peoples swimming, it must have been freezing!!! Access adequate with disabled scooter.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Everything was perfect. Nice clean rooms, good food (more than we could eat). Service very proffesional and polite. Will come back with family or friends. Very close to beautiful sites. Would definately recommend to everybody.

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This was our second visit to this wonderful hotel. (stayed in Feb for hubby's 50th) We were here for 2 nights to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary, so how lovely on arrival to receive a free upgrade to a lake view room (no 10) plus balloons and a card in the room. It is lovely touches like this that make...

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Waterheadmanager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sillygilly31, Many thanks for the great review and thank you for choosing the Waterhead to spend another special occasion. It was very pleasing to read you had another memorable stay and we all look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards Mark Needham

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Stayed here for two days over the bank holiday weekend and the experience was excellent. Rooms clean and modern. Food first class and plentiful. Breakfast is outstanding. Bar and restaurant staff particularly helpful and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Would definitely recommend and intend to return as soon as possible!

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London
Reviewed 30 May 2013

From the moment we discovered this hotel we knew it was 'the one'! We got married here at the beginning of April and the hotel made sure it was a fantastic day. Our wedding coordinator, Lindsay, was friendly, efficient, incredibly professional and supportive, as were the rest of the hotel staff. The environment in superb, the rooms perfect - delicious...

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Waterheadmanager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vikzababe, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent wedding with us. It was a real honour to host your wedding celebrations and I can truly say it was enjoyed by the whole team who took part in your special day. We look forward to welcome you back to the hotel in the near...

From North Wales
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Booked this as a special offer "Lakes Hotels" arrived on Sunday Bank Holiday weekend through till Tuesday, lovely room and fast check in. Nothing too much trouble for the staff!!! Having stayed at "Cameron House" Scotland 5* establishment I have to say this was on par if not better than the Cameron House!! Yes really...... Spacious room, excellent service,lovely setting...

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Reviewed 28 May 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Waterhead, with our friends and family, for a long weekend. In practically every way, the hotel and staff were perfect. Any faults would be nit-picking. Restaurant food was excellent, being both high quality and ample quantity. Bedrooms were comfortable and well appointed. The staff were simply EXCELLENT.

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tyne and wear
Reviewed 28 May 2013

stayed here over the bank holiday weekend with the hubby booked it through superbreaks and got our dinner on the first night in with deal must say this is one of the best hotels we have stayed in bedrooms were nice and roomy beds so comfortable you did not want to leave it lol nice touches in room basket of...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Rooms very clean ,comfortable, and a great bed. Shower not great but otherwise very happy. Location could not be better. Food I thought was exceptional. Very helpful, courteous and friendly staff. Would definitely return and would happily recommend.

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Maidenhead
Reviewed 25 May 2013

This was our first trip to the Lakes, and having researched like everyone else we booked the Waterhead and without question it was a great decision. The food is excellent, the rooms of a high standard and staff willing to do whatever is needed to make sure guests have a fabulous stay. We used the hotel as the base for...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Cuisines: British, Bar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: ₹ 11,224 - ₹ 23,528 (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:
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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