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Waterhead Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hawkshead Old Road | Tarn Hows Road, Coniston LA21 8AJ, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Coniston
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Gerard K Southport, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is true that this hotel is picture perfect, the location is ideal - especially when the sun is shining. The edge of the lake is within view and their own jetty makes it easy to take photos of the still and beautiful lake. They have a long garden with plenty of seating and tables, to make the most of... More

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Ingleton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I took 2 of our friends to this hotel for a Red Letter Day afternoon tea. We were welcomed and shown to a table in the lounge and asked what tea we would like. So far so good. We had to ask for the table to be wiped, as there was evidence of it's use fairly recently.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very good and in a the beautiful village of Coniston which is only a 2 minute walk away so a perfect location. Also the lovely towns of Ambleside and Windermere. However the one thing that let's down this hotel is the food. It was awful, so have to mark down this hotel on this basis :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mom and I recently embarked upon a self-guided week-long inn to inn hiking tour throughout the Lake District and while each of the inns we came upon were lovely, the Waterhead Hotel will hold a special place in our hearts and memories. From the hotel's picture-perfect location beside the lake and its beautiful expanse of gardens where we sat... More

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Wirral, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter and I stayed here in July as we were attending a wedding in The Copper Mines. The hotel is in a beautiful location, and very near Coniston.The hotel gardens go down to the lake and there is a bench to sit on overlooking a pier.Sit there in perfect peace! Our (family) room was nice, clean and spacious.... More

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gateshead
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of a red letter deal. We had one night with dinner, we were greeted by a lovely lady at reception and shown to our beautiful room facing green fields and mountains. Only a 5 min walk to the beautiful village with pubs. Dinner was amazing, we were sat in the dining room with a view of... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based a short (10min) walk from Coniston and set in beautiful gardens on the edge of the lake - a perfect location. We visited last weekend and really enjoyed the setting and the excellent service from management and staff who go out of their way to make you welcome and your stay enjoyable. It does seem that there are different... More

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of nights here on way back from Scotland; so lucky with weather and as a regular customer of Classic hotels it compares favourably with other hotels in the Group. Great location on edge of Coniston Water and short walk to delightful village. All staff very helpful and friendly, particularly dining room staff and food was delicious. Rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful hotel with staff that are prepared to go the extra mile, a particular big thank you to Joyce who found and returned my sons mobile. The room servicing staff always ensured we always had fresh towels tea & coffee. All the dining room staff made sure all the wedding guests were well looked after. I would highly recommend... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Spent two nights here - on the strength of a Red Letter Day overnight stay gift to which we decided to add an extra night. Warm welcome, lovely food, great location. Downside would be the decor needs some updating, particularly the carpets. There was confetti left on the carpet from the previous night's occupants. However, the view from the bedroom... More

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Address: Hawkshead Old Road | Tarn Hows Road, Coniston LA21 8AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterhead Hotel 3*
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