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Waterhead

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this hotel. Great rooms,food and customer service. When asked what improvements could be made on my last visit I said a fridge in the room. When we arrived there was a small fridge as well as the usual bucket of ice. This is the lake district so dogs are allowed in the hotel.Personally I wish this was not so.... More

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England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed for 1 night at the end of a week's stay in Ambleside. Included in our stay was a trip on the lake and a cream tea. Had dinner but on reflection perhaps we should have skipped the scone! Meal was excellent as was the breakfast. Room was one of the best we had stayed in and whilst... More

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northeast
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just arrived back from yet another fantastic stay at Waterhead. Room and staff were again fabulous. As normal Mabel & Meg out pooches came with us and again were made to feel at home. Only complaint from pooches was that they weren't given any breakfast like they have been on our previous visits. LOL. Can't wait to stay with you... More

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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the Waterhead this year following a recommendation from our daughter,the staff are excellent nothing is to much trouble. The breakfast was superb it was so nice to have porridge the Scottish way with a tipple of whiskey & a drop of cream , then enjoy a wide choice of cooked options. We then enjoyed... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really nice attention to detail at the hotel, we brought a bottle of wine into the room, and the next day we noticed that house keeping had placed it in an ice bucket for us and supplied two glasses which we though was a really nice touch. Staff where attentive and friendly, I would certainly stay at the Waterhead again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upon arrival at my favourite hotel , love the new front steps and seats , a nice touch Lost count of how many times i have stopped here now but returned with my wife for my 53 rd birthday to find a birthday card and balloon from staff in our room(37) We were on a 2 night b and b... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 3 night break at this wonderful hotel..... I have stayed at the Waterhead a few times now and it never ever let's me down. Me an my partner Julie stayed for my birthday on a 3 night deal. We also took our 2 dogs Cooper and Woopsi Daisy. From the moment we arrived Julie and I... More

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

Dear DeanLamb Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay at Waterhead. I am pleased to read that you and your dogs enjoyed another great stay at the hotel and I will pass your comments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Many Thanks Anthony Sutcliffe Deputy General Manager More

Surrey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These rooms have everything one could want from a hotel room and great views of course. Nespresso coffee, tea pigs tea, gin and tonics, you name it and it's provided as part of the deal. The room (3) and bathroom were both spacious with lovely furniture. Wonderful to be able to watch the spectacular sunsets as well as the shimmering... More

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

Dear SunnySurreyTraveller Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay at Waterhead. I am pleased to read you like our luxury room service and had an enjoyable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Many Thanks Anthony Sutcliffe Deputy General Manager More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear linda2360 Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay at Waterhead. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your first stay at the hotel especially the little extra touches like our turn down service in the evening as you have mentioned. We look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back in the... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear john p Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your most recent stay with us at Waterhead. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed another great stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back again on your return stay. Many Thanks Anthony Sutcliffe Deputy General Manager 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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Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
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Waterhead Ambleside, Lake District

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