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    Waterhead Hotel

    Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    USD 270*
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We have just returned from a two night stay at the Waterhead Hotel, this was our first holiday with our baby who is 12 weeks old. The room we were given was perfect, plenty of room for all our baby's things, huge comfy bed and...More

    Thank HWKA
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We checked in early evening on Friday 8th. The receptionist was warm and welcoming and we were given information on our stay. The room was superb, we had booked a lake view room and it certainly did have a view of the lake. There was...More

    1  Thank jim_kennedy
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The rooms at the Waterhead are spacious and comfortable. And this is the first hotel I've been in in a long time that has sufficient laydown space in the bathroom for toiletries. The restaurant is good and that presents a problem-it is really necessary to...More

    1  Thank Monophoto-1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a superb hotel right on the edge of Windermere. We were given a lovely welcome as we arrived at the hotel. We had a luxury room with lakeside views. Room was superb and bed was huge and very comfortable. Food was lovely &...More

    Thank NPassmore88
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I have just spent a few days in the Lake District and we were fortunate enough to stay at the Waterhead Hotel in Ambleside. What a superb hotel! The whole experience was faultless – the room was large and clean with views...More

    Thank LordAttley
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • USD 182 - USD 335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
    • #1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
    • #1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • Location
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    • Lake District >
    • Ambleside
    • Also Known As
    • Ambleside Hotel Waterhead ,
    • Hotel Waterhead ,
    • Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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    Lisa V
    19 February 2017|
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    Response from StephenArundel | Reviewed this property |
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    suzymar
    7 January 2017|
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    Response from EnglishLakesManager | Property representative |
    Please can I ask that you contact my colleagues at Waterhead so that they can discuss your particular requirements (015934 32566). As an aside, Tripadvisor is not our primary or official online presence and, as such, we... More
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    Barry W
    28 September 2016|
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    Response from EnglishLakesManager | Property representative |
    Hi Barry W There are numerous walks around Ambleside and we would be more than pleased to email you details/scans - if you could contact our Reception team on 015394 32566. With regards to room allocation we do not have any... More
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    "Lake view on the upper floors."
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    "We stayed in room 35 which was near the fire exit. Easy access to the outside directly into the car park."
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    "Lake view rooms are lovely"
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    "Best views overlooking the Lake"
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