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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Emily H Bamber Bridge, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bamber Bridge, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used our two vouchers for afternoon tea from red letter vouchers. We were early but we were greeted and shown to our seats straight away. The service was fantastic, as many refills of tea and coffee. We had two platters of sandwiches - ham and mustard, egg, smoked salmon, tomato and cheddar and prawns. We had tiered deserts where... More

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Hart, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit off the beaten path, but that makes it all the better. We stayed three nights at the Waterhead Hotel and felt it was an excellent choice. Our room was bright and cheery and faced the beautiful green side lawn, a meadow of sheep and the lake. The bathroom was large and sparkling clean. The beds... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we thought we had booked the Waterhead in Ambleside (where we have stayed before) but, in fact, this location was better for us as we were in the Lake District to visit Coniston anyway. The location is pleasant. There are lake views, though through the trees, and the grounds are pretty. The hotel is a traditional style so... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the edge of the Lake, this small hotel was quiet, comfortable and cosy. The food was excellent, and the bar well stocked and cosy. The menu had a good selection of meal choices and service was excellent. Quite a relaxed atmosphere and nothing too formal. Beautiful views from the rooms, and within walking distance of the village. Enjoyed... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel after receiving a red letter day gift and choosing this hotel from the list available. We arrived in the afternoon and the receptionist was very friendly and chatty. There is only one though and she deals with everything from queries to restaurant bookings so can be a small wait at reception, nothing big though. Our... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed here for two nights but enjoyed it so much that we added another night. The staff were very helpful and, on arrival brought a cream tea to us on the lawn overlooking the lake. Bedroom was comfortable, quiet, and spotlessly clean., Dinner was very good. We look forward to another visit.

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Durham City, England
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38 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our two night stay at the Waterhead hotel in Coniston and without hesitation would recommend it to others. The hotel is located just outside the centre of the village of Coniston but it is only a short stroll away. On the plus side, it has its very own lakeside location and a pleasant walk through... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice break but a few minor problems in the room. We were in room 22 , I see there is a review on here from May this year listing a few of the same problems, yet they still remain and they could easily be put right. The bed base looks old and scruffy with small holes in it,... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our week due to the prime location of the hotel and the friendly staff. The food choices were fair for the size of the hotel and the quality mostly good with occasional disappointments. Breakfast is however more consistent and excellent value for money. The bedroom decor and finishings were good in one of the rooms and average in the... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
75 hotel reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked room 6 which is a four poster room which has double aspect view one of the lake and one of the old man. On arrival at the hotel it appeared that they where under staffed and we eventually checked in. The room was large and spotless with a modern bathroom. The setting of the hotel is lovely with the... 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*
Number of rooms: 24
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