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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
The Waterwheel Guesthouse
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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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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I can only agree with previous review. This place is a wonderful little home from home with suprisingly spacious and exceptionally equipped en suite bedrooms. Located in a little backwater you wouldnt know was there but cannot be any more central im Ambleside.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fab place to stay. Couldn't be better placed, the heart of Ambleside. Very very nice and modern, superbly finished bedrooms and en-suite bathroom. Very welcoming with an excellent range of tea, coffee, herbal teas, biscuits and cake- all complimentary. Lovely posh soaps and shampoos too. Wouldn't consider staying anywhere else in Ambleside other than the Waterwheel Guesthouse. We... More 

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

Spent 3 nights at the Waterwheel and it was a delight. Nigel and Julie couldn't have made us more welcome. Delicious breakfast and the setting was perfect. Room and bathroom excellent, have no complaints and would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just come back from a couple of days in Ambleside at the Waterwheel Guesthouse, I have to say it is one of the most friendly places I have stayed. Nigel and Julie have certainly got it right. They welcomed us into their home and made us feel very special with little touches like homemade cake to come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and Mrs went for a jaunt to the Lake District and chose Ambleside as our base. The owners of the Waterwheel Guesthouse were friendly and efficient, and their breakfast was fantastic. The room was large and extremely comfortable - our bath was huge and very comfortable to have a soak in. There were other small complementary touches such as... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had lovely night's stay at the Waterwheel. A very warm welcome by Nigel, and a very comfortable room with a lovely bathroom. The breakfast was perfect and set us up for the day. We had chosen the Waterwheel for it's location as we were dropping our daughter back at University and wanted to break the journey up before driving... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a lovely night's stay in the waterwheel as part of a trip around the lakes. Great location and beautiful room with great bathroom. We had a warm welcome on arrival and the breakfast also excellent. We shall definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My fiancee and I stayed at the Waterwheel for my birthday over a long weekend and we had an amazing time. On arrival Nigel was on hand to give us a parking permit and help us up to our room and give us a bit of information about the area. The room itself was beautifully decorated to a high standard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fantastic overnight stay in this quaint B&B. Very spacious room with a wonderfully luxurious bathroom. Nigel was very knowledgeable about the area and provided us with great information about local walks and places to visit. We had an amazing nights sleep listening to the babbling stream which our room overlooked. It's in a fantastic location in walking distance to everything,... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for a long weekend in the lake districts. Nigel greeted us on arrival, showed us to our room and provided all necessary information, even providing a parking permit for the local car park just 100 metres away. We stayed in the Rattleghyll which was a really nice comfortable room. Good size and good comfortable... More 

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