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Waterhead

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the waterhead for the first time, it is excellent. Staff all friendly and nothing too much trouble. Bedrooms are amazing, king size beds, beautiful bathrooms. While you are having your evening meal, the fairies come in, leave you a chocolate, pull on the curtains and put you a light on. Lovely touch. Food is very good as well,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always say i will do a review and then forget about it not this time!! You always look after us so well on our jaunt to the Lake District. Top Class Hospitality, Great Food and a very comfy room. The fact that you take dogs is a great bonus. My wife and i are already looking forward to our... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms look great. They overlook the boatyard. There is lake there. No idea about the comfort/bathroom etc, let alone the food - we didn't stay more than 10 minutes. We transferred to the sister hotel Low Wood - which was/is brilliant and cheaper - see review. Parking is rubbish. Reception is surly and tardy. The place smelt of burnt toast,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a smart clean well run hotel just across the road from the lake, with lots of character and with all of the modern touches and fittings/furnishings. Booking in was straight forward our room had a good dual aspect with a view of the lake between the trees. The room was very clean with a good standard of fittings... More

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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was out second choose as Low wood was booked up but it will now be our first. The hotel was clean and very modern with everything you will need for your stay. The staff couldn't be more helpful and polite. We will be back soon.

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North Yorkshire, England.
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband & I had a two night stay here and took our dog with us, the fact they allow dogs was the main reason we booked here. There is a relaxed atmosphere in the hotel with regards to dogs, they are allowed in the bar & grill but not the restaurant (understandably!) and a bed & water bowl can... More

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Cumbria, UK
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I’d normally review accommodation with cost/value weighed against the service/quality of the accommodation but as this was a birthday treat from my wife I don’t know what the cost was and didn’t ask! We live in the Lakes and I’d unfairly built the impression that the Windermere/Ambleside area is a bit ‘mobbed’ with tourists so tended to avoid but I’m... More

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northe east
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has an excellent location and the rooms are first class very modern with all amenities. The staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly.Great choice at breakfast and the restaurant is very good.

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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead, responded to this review

Dear casalan Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at the hotel. I was pleased to read you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel and found the team to be helpful and friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Anthony Sutcliffe Deputy General Manager More

Teeside
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose this hotel after reading previous reviews on Trip Advisor and weren't disappointed. The location of the hotel is perfect. Unfortunately there were no lake view rooms available as this was a last minute booking but our standard house double was better than expected, very large and comfortable with a super-king sized bed. Staff were always... More

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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead, responded to this review

Dear KTCOM Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at the hotel. I was pleased to read you had a lovely stay at the hotel and enjoyed your evening dinner in our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Anthony Sutcliffe Deputy General... More

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Following an excellent 2 night break I cannot praise the hotel enough for their cleanliness, welcoming staff and dog friendliness. The room we stayed in (standard double) was very clean and had all mod cons and more. The room was more than big enough even with the huge bed in the middle. Dog are welcome in the bar where there... More

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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead, responded to this review

Dear Loulewis1000 Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at the hotel. I was extremely pleased to read that you had an enjoyable break with us, and found the team to be friendly & helpful as well as dog friendly!!! We look forward to welcoming you back again... More

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Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterhead 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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