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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyable meal we were shown to a seat by a window with a lovely view over the lake the service was excellent the platter starter was the best I've had and the sea back main course was very nice

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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I recently spent 7 days at the Waterhead Hotel and enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel is perfectly situated, about a 15 minute walk from Ambleside, in the Waterhead village. The hotel is directly across the street from Lake Windermere, and it is a short walk to Jenkin's Field and Borrans Park. It is an easy drive to all...

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prenton
Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed mon 24th to 26th april ,first of all a big thank you to the superb staff ,had a evening meal in hotel first night what a great choice compliments to the chef,breakfast was possibly the best we have had in our years of traveling ,the rooms are so spacious massive king size bed ,smart tv,underfloor heating in the bathroom,lake...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location but the hotel itself is nothing special. Unfortunately one of those hotels that doesn't have to try very hard due to location. Breakfast value fatty sausage and bacon, poor. Ran out of Muesli one day. Evidence of poor maintenance. Absence of management.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked on a recommendation and it didn't disappoint. Happy to accommodate more than one dog per room. Provided the dogs with bowls, beds and treats. Dog's allowed in the bar but not the mainstay restaurant where the food is stunning. Situated right on Lake Windermere and close to a park to give the dogs a run. 50 meters from the...

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stockport
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another fabulous trip to The Waterhead Hotel, staff are fantastic, helpful but unobtrusive, we were upgraded to a Lakeview room as we were celebrating a birthday and anniversary (thank you) breakfasts are fabulous,recommend this hotel if you want a lovely experience of the lakes! We have stayed here 3 times and loved every visit. Now our go to hotel for...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A beautiful building with chandeliers and a waterfall within, we thought we would feel slightly out of place but no.... the staff were so warm and welcoming! We had a fantastic meal with lovely staff in beautiful surroundings, we really couldn't have asked for more ... and the desert menu was to die for ! We would definitely go back...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you like good food, helpful and friendly staff, a prime location then this is the place - stayed 2 nights and everything was very excellent - from coffee through to lunch and then dinner everything was of a high standard - would definitely recommend - a good walk into town and you will find some good shops

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location over looking the Windermere lake, Hotel rooms were immaculate, breakfast and dinner were scrumptious with a good variety of foods offered, had a lovely stay and would visit again with family.

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just for one night but would have liked longer. The rooms are nicely equipped, fairly standard rooms, but it's the little details that make this place good. Nice coffee provided in the room, local gingerbread and fresh milk provided if required. The children had sachets of squash and a fudge bar put into the room, a little detail...

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: RM862 - RM1,217 (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 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
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“Must book a table”
richardk408, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 was perfect with a beautiful view of the lake.”
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lirwin13, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a lake view”
prentonputter, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All beautiful”
sukeStockport, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely a lake view room”
Suestonic, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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