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4.0 of 5 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another super experience at the waterhead with fantastic staff, facilites and food keep up the good work. There should be more English lake Hotels they always give top rate services and top rate food and drinks.

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from spending three days at this lovely hotel where nothing is any trouble for the wonderful staff who go out of their way to ensure you thoroughly enjoy your stay. This is actually our third visit and will not be the last! Evening meals were lovely and the salmon particularly was out of this world! Breakfast is always... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After spending a few nights at a hotel in Keswick which was not the best we decided to stop off at The Waterhead as it is probably my favourite Lakeland Hotel. We stopped originally for a Coffee, to say hello to the staff there as we stay there quite often and to let our dog have a dip in Lake... More

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Aspley Guise, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel by accident (we thought it was a different one !) but really glad we did and will return. We had two rooms - a luxury and a standard. The luxury one was indeed luxurious with a great lake view. The standard ones are smaller and without the view or the Moulton Brown and gin, but considerably less... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In a lovely spot close to Ambleside pier, so perfect for a boat rode around lake Windermere. Longer walk into Ambleside. Walk past the pier to bag a seat by the lake outside Ambleside YHA, which has a better located beer garden! Great staff, lovely quiet rooms. Short on parking but they will refund you if you have to park... More

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great hotel great food and great staff.Hotel in a very convenient position for touring the lakes but also a quiet location.looking forward to going again for the 3rd time.evening meal very good with attentive staff, breakfast excellent.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here on several occasions now and we remain impressed. Rooms are fantastic - massive comfy bed, breakfast outstanding (especially if you get the table looking out over the lake) and dinner excellent. We cannot fault it and will be back again next year. We made a nice discovery this time - the boat trip to Bo'ness and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel with the bar overlooking the lake. Bar- great really accommodating, relaxed and served in lovely glasses! Food, breakfast was excellent however the evening meal was average (the monk fish was like rubber!) Staff- superb We would go again

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, let's get the bad stuff out of the way first. During breakfast on the first day they played some Whitney Houston. That's it. That's all I've got. This place is utterly wonderful. The location is perfect and the views are beautiful. The rooms are warm and clean and unbelievably comfortable, and full of lovely touches and treats. The food... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i would highly reccomend this beautiful hotel to anyone. This is the first time we have stayed here and will definately be returning.The staff on site were lovely, the room was lovely and nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing and the service impeccable.

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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
Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Ambleside, Lake District

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