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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed at the Waterhead several years ago and I have to say the whole service, cleanliness and the friendly atmosphere of the Waterhead team has improved significantly. We ate in the restaurant on both evenings of our stay and the food was fabulous, my husband particularly liked the idea of a half dessert with a coffee, I of course... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

We spent four nights at the Waterhead Hotel......it was perfect and exceeded our expectations. The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful - nothing was too much trouble. Our room was spotlessly clean, well appointed and comfortable. Food was delicious with an excellent choice at breakfast. I would recommend this hotel and would certainly return.

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Bucks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We stayed here for a weekend break and it was perfect for the weekend. The staff were really friendly, the room was great and breakfast was good. There is plenty of parking and it's well located. Our room was pretty big and they provided plenty of guides for local walks.

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Thank Damien H
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

While reading all the previous reviews, it became clear that this was the place for my husband and I to stay. It was lovely ... the room was immaculate and had some nice amenities (a fresh fruit bowl, nice lotions and washes. There was a nice touch every evening when they came around to replenish (for a second time that... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night, just wish it had been more. Took the kids with us and the family room we asked for was more than big enough. One huge double bed, one single bed and one travel cot provided by the hotel. Room was spacious and extremely clean. Bathroom was amazing. I could have slept in there with the under... More 

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Brentwood
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I decided I needed a break , away from my hectic art gallery in Essex. We chose the Waterhead as they make dogs welcome . From the moment we arrived we were made welcome ( we arrived before the usual check in time - but no-one commented) There was a dog bowl in the room with dog biscuits & even... More 

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Bristol
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Good off road parking. Very comfortable room, good restaurant food with generous portions, extensive wine list, great choice at breakfast, and with an excellent, friendly standard of service overall. Recommended.

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Thank SteveBrissle
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

It was a special occasion, all our expectations were met. The staff couldnt do enough for us, polite and courteous. The location was awesome and only a 10 minute walk into Ambleside. Breakfast and dinner were absolutely superb , great choice of meals available , was a pleasure to dine there on both evenings. Everything you require is catered for.

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Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights as a couple. Very comfortable room and good bathroom facilities. Bar area was well patronised with comprehensive bar snack menu. Both food and service in the dining room were excellent so much so that we ate in the hotel all three evenings. Appreciated the ability to park on the premises.

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Thank Gordon G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

When looking for a quality hotel in the Lake District I came across a review that simply said "if you're staying in the Lake District stay at the Waterhead" and this statement pretty much sums up the total experience of staying in this lovely hotel. The Waterhead offers superb ambiance, sumptuous breakfasts, quality evening dinner, beautifully presented bedrooms and an... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Cuisines: British, Bar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: RM533 - RM1,549 (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:
Hotel Waterhead
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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“Try for a room over looking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineF245, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Excellent position for lakeside with good nearby places to eat in evening that are walking distance eg Wateredge Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaNE3, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 32 was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles daveyh87, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best views are the rooms at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles bec011, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Even the cheapest rooms that they describe as "house" are better than many executive rooms we have paid supplements for.”
 of 5 bubbles petersU3818HH, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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