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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
The Waterwheel Guesthouse
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago via mobile

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 2 weeks ago 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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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Ambleside and The Waterwheel Guesthouse and we certainly weren't disappointed. Upon arrival we received a very warm welcome from Nigel who explained where to park and he also gave us a hand with our luggage. Our room (The Rattleghyll) was amazing!!!!! The Clawfoot Bath was a fantastic addition with underfloor heating an added bonus.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I couldn't recommend the waterwheel any more! We stayed for two nights over the new year and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Nigel and Julie were fantastic hosts who spare no expense in all the little details as well as the big. Our welcome was lovely and friendly. We were given a parking pass for the local and a few... More 

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Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If your looking for a good quality B & B look no further! We have previously stayed in hotels in the Lakes but opted for a B & B as the hotel New Year package prices were expensive. Well what a good decision as we would definitely stay here again instead of a hotel. The Stockgyhll room is decorated to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

After our first great stay at the waterwheel we came back for a second visit. Just as nice as remembered. Warm, clean and a beautiful breakfast. Perfect location, great hosts. Loved every minute of it, would come back for a third time.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

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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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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