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Waterhead Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Located about 10 minute walk along the lakeside from Ambleside town centre. We were greeted with smiles and the most friendly stay at a hotel I have ever had. The hotel was clean, with all amenities in our room - free wifi, welcome cake, and nice little touches to make our stay feel special. Would definitely stay again.

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Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

I ate in the restaurant on 09/11/13 with family in the evening. From the second we arrived the lady on reception was warm and welcoming and directed us to the restaurant. As we went down into the restaurant we were greeted straight away and were taken to our table, and they offered to take our coats. The choice on the...

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manchester
Reviewed 22 November 2013

A return visit for us to the Waterhead and as always, we received a warm and informative welcome from the elegant, friendly receptionists. The hotel is wonderfully situated, all of the staff are amazing - really helpful and professional yet polite and friendly. The bedrooms are modern, clean, spacious and comfortable, food excellent and and service spectacular. We cannot recommend...

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Huddersfield
Reviewed 16 November 2013

What a wonderfull hotel. Right on the shore of Lake Windermere and just a few minutes walk into Ambleside. Bus stops right outside too if you want to venture further without the car. The standard of appointment is extremely high throughout and the staff are so helpfull and friendly. At breakfast on our first morning I was greeted by name!...

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Reviewed 15 November 2013

As owners of 2 labs it is so hard to find a nice hotel that will let them stay and feel comfortable. Well we found it right on the shores of Lake Windermere. Fab hotel totally dog friendly. Rooms well set out and they put dog beds and treats for the important guests! Food excellent and staff cannot do enough...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

Four trips to the Waterhead now, and four great reviews. We're so comfortable here that we sometimes just stay in the room and unwind. Staff all excellent, very professional. Food is delicious, access to Low Wood pool, sauna, hot tub etc is a brucie bonus too. Can't recommend it enough.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2013

My family stayed for two nights, dinner, bed and breakfast. We enjoyed every part of our stay as the hotel was lovely, the food was good and the staff were friendly and attentive. The room was very comfortable and there was even a little bed for our dog. We will definitely become regulars now we have discovered this little gem.

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Skipton
Reviewed 5 November 2013

My wife and I stayed for a belated birthday treat for her. We arrived before the check in time so had a spot of lunch in the bar and a drink and then went to use the Leisure facilities at the waterheads sister hotel the low wood bay. Once we arrived back we checked into room 9 a large room...

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Beith, Ayrshire
Reviewed 29 October 2013

My husband and I spent two nights at the Waterhead. I can't recommend the hotel enough!! The staff were welcoming and friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The rooms are superb, large and very comfortable. The small fire in the room was a welcoming touch on a dreich day! The bed was huge and very comfortable, the one small...

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Holywood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here, rooms were clean and the beds very comfy. The hotel is a good distance out of town centre so noise was not an issue. Breakfast was ok, not the best but not the worst. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. I did find the hotel a bit basic compared to what I was expecting...

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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
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Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: $274 - $462 (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 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
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