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Waterhead Hotel

LateRooms.comUS$170*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

from this nice building in tranquil settings on the lake, as first impressions can be deceptive. Don't dare complain about the under-trained seasonal staff, or the shower that only works after being hit/bang several times with your hands - as "we do not have a maintenance team", or the lack of plain/Greek style yoghurt as "we only have the flavoured...

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Holmfirth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had 2 nights here on the 2 B&B 1 dinner tariff and found it to be very good value. Had a lovely corner room with a lake view which was very comfortable and quiet. The food was excellent apart from a bar meal of haddock and chips which was disappointing.

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

Dear John L Thank you for a very positive review of your stay. Sorry to learn of the slight issue with your bar meal - I would certainly be grateful for any information you may be able to provide which I can then feed back to the team. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its not just an excellent lakeside location, the hotel, staff, service, food, are all excellent. The boss runs a tight ship and it pays off. Soft towels, robes, slippers, room service was quick.breakfast was very good. I can strongly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear NeilAustralia Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We hope to welcome you back to Waterhead at some point in the future. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed here last year, I wanted to revisit and bring along my daughter and her husband. When trying to book on line the dates I wanted where coming up not available. I phoned the hotel and got a very pleasant and accommodating person who went out of her way to facilitate my requested dates and I believe we came...

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

Dear Ken K Thank you for taking the time to review your room booking. We look forward to welcoming you back to Waterhead! Best regards Matt Stanaway

York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a week in the Lakes travelling with our new dog for the first time. The room was very comfortable and clean with a lakeside view. Food was excellent and staff were friendly and made us welcome. Hotel was dog friendly. Will stay here again.

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

Dear JNDYork Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Waterhead. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and we do hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Leek, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never stayed in the hotel but have eaten in the bar on a number occassions over the past 10 years. I was at rhe end of a great few days of running in the lake district, Scotland and back to the Lakes. Having had a great run round the Langdale Valley I was ravenous but wanted quality as...

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

Dear C16VEH Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your latest visit to our Bar here at Waterhead. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely understated hotel on the very outskirts of Ambleside (but the better for it for this our opinion). Very close to the lake. Due to the slight inconvenience of being further out and because the restaurant and food quality is so nice I would definitely recommend booking evening meal here. Although we did venture into Ambleside but we much preferred...

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

Dear moonstone_11 Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay and I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you back to Waterhead very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly let me say this is a perfectly situated hotel at Waterhead in Ambleside, with wonderful views of the lake out front. The amenities are excellent, with a lower floor bar and restaurant that open out onto a terrace garden overlooking the lake with great views. This was particularly well received thanks to the great weather last weekend. The pizza...

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

Dear bazellis Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay and I was pleased to read that, overall, this proved enjoyable. We do have three classes of room available and, within these, some room dimensions do differ simply due to the nature of the building. I hope that you brought any dissatisfaction to the attention...

Whittlesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful staff. Dedicated face towels in the bath room so that my wife could remove makeup. Excellent breakfast. Superb location, right on the water front and in front of ferries and Windermere cruises. Close to Ambleside town but not too close so avoids noise at night.

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

Dear Alec M Thank you for a great review of your recent stay here at Waterhead. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on a spontaneous trip to the Lakes and having a baby and two large dogs I didn't have a clue where to start. Luckily I found this fabulous hotel online. I have to be honest, I haven't visited the Lakes in over a decade and I always stayed in a family friends cottage so I didn't really know...

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

Dear danielle5820 Thank you for posting such a positive review of your stay. We hope to welcome you back to Waterhead very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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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: RM879 - RM1,484 (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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