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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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“paul james”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Spa
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Waterwheel guesthouse. This is our first time in Ambleside and this accommodation came highly recommended by some friends. It did not disappoint. We were greeted upon arrival by James and Paul who showed us...More

Thank Allanjtaylor
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We loved staying at the Waterwheel. The rooms were very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The location is terrific, down a little lane beside a stream, right in the middle of town. It's a stone's throw to all the shopping, pubs and restaurants etc. But...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

James and Paul were so nice and welcoming from the first moment. Everything is planned in detail to have a really nice time. We had a lovely small bedroom in the top floor and it felt very nice and homey. Every morning we got really...More

Thank Roni F
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had a fabulous 3 night stay last week . A lovely warm welcome from owners Paul and James, both utterly charming and helpful. The guesthouse is beautifully furnished, immaculate and so tasteful. Lovely music playing in the background, gorgeous smells, an absolute delight for...More

Thank dhug27
Reviewed 24 October 2017

As the sort of travellers that don't spend much time in hotels or B&B's we book into, I booked this guest house on the pictures alone thinking it looked O.K. Well what a move that was (If I don't say so my self!). Paul and...More

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Free Parking
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US$ 134 - US$ 163 (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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