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Waterside House

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Hannakin, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 OPZ, England
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at this lovely B@B. The location is perfect- peaceful with countryside views yet only 10mins walk to Hawkshead village. We stayed in the claife room which has the added benefit of a separate lounge area with TV and drink making facilities. Vanessa is an excellent host- nothing is too much trouble,... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place, 10 minutes walk into Hawkshead, so friendly and helpful. Our room was lovely, with its own entrance and very quiet. We sat outside on the lawned area to the rear of the property and watched the sunset. And the breakfast was spot on. Would not stay anywhere else in Hawkshead. By the way, the pictures don't do... More 

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Scotland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wateside is lovely and peaceful, and only a short walk into the village. We stayed for almost a week in The Barn which was big enough for us and our 11 year old son. Vanessa is great and her breakfasts are so good we didn't need to eat again until dinner time! If we go back to a B&B... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On arrival at the Waterside House we were welcomed by the lovely Vanessa who made sure she was there to greet us. This very pleasant B&B is only a 10 minute walk (yes Vanessa we timed it) to the centre of Hawkshead but far enough away for a night's peaceful sleep. Vanessa was able to suggest some nice walks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a fantastic B&B and definitely value for money. It was great for our dog as it had an external door from the room onto the main courtyard. The lake is a 2 minute walk away and hawkshead village is 5 mins away on foot. There are great walks right on the doorstep. The room was extremely clean and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I emailed Vanessa on the off chance there was availability. As luck would have it, she had a cancellation, and offered us the room. I only tried here after reading all the reviews. It was that good, I decided to sign up and leave a review. A very warm welcome, nothing too much trouble, very clean room in a lovely... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

When our friend's daughter announced she was holding her wedding in the Lake District we commenced the search for accommodation and found Waterside House; we are so pleased we did! Waterside House is in a lovely spot close to Esthwaite Water and a short walk away from the pretty village of Hawkshead; with plenty of parking available. Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just had a weekend at Waterside House on the Lakeland trails run weekend. If I ever decide to do that killer run again I will certainly be staying at Waterside- if i can get in. The place is superb, totally peaceful yet only a stones throw from the centre of Hawkshead. Vanessa is the loveliest person you could ever meet... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We have stayed at Waterside House many times and have just returned in April to stay in The Barn with our 2 dogs. It is the perfect room to stay, as you have so much room and your own personal lounge area, which is great for the dogs and yourself. The breakfast is superb with lots to choose from. Fresh... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

we stayed for 2 nights stay,they welcomed our dog,lovely atmosphere,was always willing to help,answered any questions we had,lovely breakfasts,will definitely be returning again,lovely views across the lake

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