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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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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 #9 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Waterwheel and it was lovely, very homely feel to the place, and Nigel and Julie made us feel so much at home, the breakfasts were wonderful, can't wait to go back there again x

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is a beautiful little b&b in a great location. The room was lovely, clean with a big bathroom and roll top bath, the owners looked after us well (recommending a great walk) and the breakfast was really good too. Overall a really perfect nights stay in ambleside.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stayed here last week for few nights. It is tucked away very close to the centre of Ambleside by the ghyll and waterwheel - mill opposite, so it's easy to find. If you drive, they will provide a permit for the local car pk about 5 mins walk away. Lovely, friendly couple running it met us at the door and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a 3 night stay here and couldn't have been happier with our choice. Having never been to Ambleside before, we weren't sure which B&B to select, but chose the Waterwheel as it was small, appeared to be tucked away, and was in a quaint old building. Our attic bedroom with a huge ensuite was delightful and comfortable. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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 September 3, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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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*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside, Lake District

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