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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stockghyll room”(13 reviews)
“paul james”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Spa
Pool
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A truly incredible stay.... this goes above and beyond a 5*. The phrase home from home is an understatement when at this wonderful guest house. These guys make you feel welcome before you even get through the door. Helping with our bags, the little touches...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a perfect place to stay for a weekend break! James and Paul couldn’t have been better hosts. There were lots of special touches, help with our bags when we arrived, a Christmas tree and a bowl of chocolates to help ourselves too, a welcome...More

Thank Swirley63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time in Ambleside! The waterwheel provides an ideal base to explore the Lake District. The hosts, James and Paul, couldn't have been friendlier and were full of local knowledge as well as making us feel very welcome. The room was clean...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Waterwheel guesthouse could be used as the blue print for how a guesthouse should be run. This delightful guesthouse is in an ideal location that is central to town but away from the main road to ensure a quiet nights sleep. There is also...More

Thank JPloves2travel
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We stayed for 3 nights at The Waterwheel first week in January. Although the weather was miserable, the stay, the guesthouse, the hosts, the location were far from! James & Paul are the perfect pair. Fun, caring, knowledgeable, great breakfast cook (I know that was...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Spa
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$ 138 - US$ 168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$ 138 - US$ 168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Elizaalex
23 July 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Hi Eliza, I'm afraid that as a child free bed and breakfast we won't be able to accommodate you on this occasion. May I suggest that you check this website, Golakes. It has a very good search engine on that will show you... More
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Lou M
14 May 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Good Morning Lou and thank you for your enquiry. I'm sorry to say that we are already full on the 24th May. May I point you in the direction of Golakes This is Cumbria tourism website which has a helpful search engine on it... More
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"There are only three rooms I believe. If you get one on the top floor you get a skylight above the bath..."
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"We stayed in Stockghyll which has a view of the Waterwheel itself and a beautiful bath."
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"all 3 rooms are beautiful"
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""heritage style rooms in a quaint B&B""
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