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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
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The Waterwheel Guesthouse
Ranked #8 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the personal greeting to the wave goodbye we found this gem of a place that I would recommend to visitors in Ambleside. The whole place is perfect. Clean beyond belief with lots of little personal touches. The rooms are beautifully and elegantly decorated all with ensuite bathrooms. Soft towels and everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From station pick up to drop off our stay and hosts couldn't have been better. The Waterwheel is a charming and very homely guesthouse and location-wise is perfect - close to everything Ambleside has to offer, a short walk from Windermere lake and the falls and a short taxi journey to Holbeck Ghyll if you want to treat yourself! Nigel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the lakes several times a year and have been doing so for over 10 years. Waterwheel is one of the best B&Bs we have stayed in. Lovely room, lovely breakfast and central position. They also provide a car park pass which is brilliant. Other B&Bs that don't have their own parking just tell you the free hours. Highly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't recommend this B&B enough! We've been back to the Waterwheel a couple of times now, and plan on returning many more. Nigel and Julie are just fantastic... So accommodating and helpful, they're a pleasure to stay with. The rooms are lovely, the roll-top baths a real treat, and the breakfasts are out of this world. A very special... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In August I stayed at the B&B for the second time this year. I stayed in April this year, and as my friend was getting married in Ambleside in August I decided to book it for the night before the wedding. I recommended it to my friends also and we all stayed in the three rooms for one night before... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have just returned from a few days break in the lakes and we found The Waterwheel Inn at the very last minute, how glad we were! This is an amazing place, the hosts Nigel and Julie are so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble, they are well informed about walks, views and places to eat. We stayed in... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was a lovely place to stay. Excellent hosts. Charming and stylish room. We stayed in Stockghyll which had a view of the waterwheel. Great breakfast. Thoroughly recommend this bed and breakfast in the heart of Ambleside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Arrived at the guest house by flowing the directions given (really easy to follow). Lovely location right in the heart of Ambleside, although you wouldn't know it as it's so quiet. We arrived and was greeted by Julie, who welcomed us and told us to come and go as we please and do as we would at home. The Waterwheel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Lovely stay Friendly owners couldn't do enough for us. Great location all shops, bars and restaurants an easy walk but hotel tucked away so not in all the hustle and bustle etc Fantastic breakfasts with selection of home made jams and great English breakfast . Lovely rooms What more could you want recommend 100%

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have been visiting Ambleside at least once a year for the last 10 years and I must say this is one of the best B&Bs that we have stayed in. The hosts were very welcoming and the breakfasts were superb. The room was a perfect size, tastefully decorated and the little touches like wi-fi, port and lemon cake in... More

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Address: 3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Waterwheel Guesthouse 4*
Also Known As:
The Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside, Lake District

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