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Waterhead Hotel

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Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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About
Description
4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
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Romantic
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Onsen
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Onsen
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
$143 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Waterhead
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Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
,
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Unknown hotel which was exceptional in all respects; staff, accommodation, cuisine and location.
We will return which says it all.

Only tiny gripe is that mattress was rather ‘soggy’ but the whole experience was most enjoyable.
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Are at the restaurant at the Waterhead Hotel , on Friday night , during a weekend away in the Lakes ( stayed at a different hotel )

Beautiful place , lovely well appointed bar , and a really lovely restaurant .

Fabulous menu - Great dishes - well cooked and well presented - e
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My partner plus two friends stayed at the Waterhead Hotel between 21st and 25th November 2018. The hoteli was ideally located overlooking Lake Windermere a 10- 15 minute walk from Ambleside. The hotel was bright and well maintained. The bedrooms and beds very comfortable and mos
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Love this hotel. The location, the rooms and staff all help to make your stay special. We stayed in their disabled room with our dog and it was very convenient for parking and unloading the luggage. It also has a view of the Lake and being slightly set back, had less traffic n
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Just about to check out after a 3 day stay. Thrilled to get a great Lake view room, and lucky enough to sit at breakfast table looking over the lake, which made the stay. As usual everyone friendly, polite and made us feel welcome. Superb breakfast choice, and lingering over seco
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Hi, we have booked the hotel to celebrate a special occasion, via e-bookers and have been allocated a house room. After reading the reviews I am a bit concerned. The hotel have advised that we have been allocated a room that overlooks the mountains and has a partial view of the lake. Do all the house rooms overlook the car park.
I’m not sure tbh as we had a lake view room which we would highly recommend. There are rooms at the side which overlook the water,and mountains Sorry I can’t give you that Imformation
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does the hotel have any storage facilities for our bicycles?
Yes
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Do you have any accessible rooms? I understand that there are a lot of stairs ,but is there a lift. Thankyou
Please can I ask that you contact my colleagues at Waterhead so that they can discuss your particular requirements (015934 32566). As an aside, Tripadvisor is not our primary or official online presence and, as such, we unfortunately cannot always guarantee a response to any guest questions - always better to contact us direct. Best regards Matt Stanaway
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Hi Could you recommend the best walks either directly from Ambleside or by taking a drive and setting off elsewhere? We are a reasonably fit couple and 4-6 hours walking would be no trouble. Also is it possible to reserve rooms where dogs aren't allowed?
Hi Barry W There are numerous walks around Ambleside and we would be more than pleased to email you details/scans - if you could contact our Reception team on 015394 32566. With regards to room allocation we do not have any specific rooms in which we do not allow dogs, although all rooms in which a dog has been staying are thoroughly deep cleaned on departure. Should you have any further queries please don't hesitate to contact us! Best regards Matt Stanaway
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Hi - could you tell me how easy the car parking was to access on arrival? Where is the best place to park up before you enter the hotel (to avoid getting completely wet through with all this rain). We are staying with you this Friday 29th and will arrive around 6pm ish.
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"Rooms at the front have the best views."
"All rooms we have stayed in have been great - prefer the house rooms."
"Pay a bit more and get a lake view room"
"We stayed in a standard room and it was extremely comfortable."
"Room 17, overlooking the lake. With a separate lounge."
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