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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely hotel, great views. Very friendly and accommodating staff and very nice rooms. Good food and good ale. I would recommend and definitely return. You get value for money at this hotel. One word of caution though if you are out late in the area and need a cab back to the hotel it can prove troublesome.

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Thank Kevin H
australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

rooms were ok for size but ours was stuffy,we needed a fan from reception.room overlooked the parking lot.the location is good across the street from lake windermere. attached restaurant is good with nice views across the lake.

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Thank tadvice
Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have ben here several times and it is still as good as ever. The staff are all brilliant and very helpful. The food [breakfast and evening meals] is superb. We managed to be given an upgrade, which gave us a lovely room overlooking the Lake. Can't really fault this hotel

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Thank Brian D
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice hotel. Our room was very clean, lots of amenities such as iron and board, , ice in bucket, tea/coffee, up to date TV, free with wifi. We had a lake view room (23) and it was great. The bath was large to lounge in after a busy day. The free wifi connected ok and was fine for our... More 

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Thank Carl G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff, the room, the food, the local. I could not fault anything! Friendly and attentive staff Amazing room and views from the balcony were great (will miss the sun on the hills and lake) Great food for any mood. A stones throw from the lake and a brisk walk to Ambleside. Great roads all round the lake, so visiting... More 

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Thank DeanFoyle
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Parked the car in the hotel carrack and left it there all w/e. Upgraded without asking to a lovely room with a lake view but hadn't realised there was a gin tasting evening on at the hotel which was already fully booked. Headed off for a short walk before returning to an excellent meal in... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights in a luxury room recently & had a very good experience. Our room was overlooking the lake and contained lots of little extras of the highest quality to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The staff were extremely good, obviously well trained to provide good service, and nothing was too much trouble. Meals were very... More 

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Thank hullcitysupporter
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in the hotel on several occasions, the rooms are spacious and well appointed and lake view rooms are wonderful. The staff are, without exception, smart, friendly and professional. As we live locally we often have dinner in their Bay restaurant, it's definitely the best in town. Good atmosphere and great food.

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Thank Mary H
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a wonderful lakeside position. Everything is spotlessly clean and all the staff are efficient and attentive. My husband and I brought my father here for his 93rd birthday and he has had a great time.

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Thank Stephanie C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very nice, included seperate room with another television and bathroom. Very helpful staff and even at breakfast the waiter relaid a table to allow us to sit by the window and admire the lake view. Took advantage of a free lake crise and the free Gin and Tonics.

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Slk350Prestbury Thank you for such a positive review of your stay. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Waterhead very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterhead Hotel

Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $147 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterhead Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Hotel Waterhead
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
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