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Waterhead Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had planned a 2 night stay here, but were so impressed we extended it to 4. We were fortunate to be rewarded with great weather. Our accommodation was great, the bar and the restaurant food and service were excellent. And this is a truly dog friendly hotel, with a dog bed, bowl and welcoming biscuits in the (her?) room...

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Stourbridge
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We first visited this fantastic hotel in 2009 for our honeymoon, and have returned on many occasions since, the last being a couple of weeks ago in July for our Wedding Anniversary. This hotel really is as good as the reviews suggest. The location is perfect, being right on the shores of Lake Windemere. The rooms/bathrooms and decor are fantastic,...

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Thank Jayne H
Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I think this the fourth stay we have had at the Waterhead. You are made to feel at home immediately on arrival. Everything is just as it should be - room and bathroom spotless, other areas of the hotel the same. Only here for two nights this visit, definitely not long enough. Dined in the restaurant the first night food...

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2Thank JM1955
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Had a lovely weekend stay at the Waterhead, the weather was disappointing but the hotel wasn't. Very friendly and accommodating staff. The room was an excellent size, very clean and smelt beautiful. The bed linen and towels were of a good quality. Tea and coffee facilities in the room were excellent, even ground coffee and complimentary local gingerbread biscuit. The...

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Checked in on line and so on arrival the everything was ready for us and what needed to be done was done swiftly and efficiently. Room was a very good size and tastefully fitted out. The bathroom was particularly impressive. Had dinner in the restaurant - excellent meal and service. Breakfast, likewise. Would definitely stay there a again.

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Thorpe Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three nights to celebrate my parents 60th wedding anniversary. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and so was the room. We had a room over looking the lake. It was a lovely touch having complimentary gin & tonic and snacks in the room as well as Molton Brown toiletries. Highly recommended.

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Thank Debbie B
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We stayed in a room overlooking the lake and the complimentary drinks, coffee pods, fruit, free WiFi, etc were a nice touch as were the chocolates in the evening! The bedrooms were kept very clean and the bed was very comfortable. We dined in the hotel restaurant for three consecutive evenings: the menu was sufficiently varied and interesting for this...

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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The hotel descibes itself as Boutique but apart from from some purple signage we found it fairly standard. We had a ground floor room that is hidden behing the bar. Access from the car park was difficult and we were left to find our way ourselves.The young staff were friendly but not that useful. You should definitely get them to...

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4Thank KarachiDAL
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Stayed at this hotel for only one night with my fiance but absolutely loved it!! The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the hotel itself is just outstanding. One thing not to miss though is that the hotel has its own little jetty area. All you need to do is follow the gravel path through the gardens and...

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1Thank James F
London
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The Waterhead is a fabulous hotel - excellent service without being stuffy, lovely spacious rooms, delicious breakfast with large 'cooked' menu, great staff, excellent restaurant/bar food, and very well received room drinks and snacks... We'll be back (again) 😃

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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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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: RM852 - RM1,216 (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 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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