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Waterhead Hotel

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Manchester
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Just returned from a 1 night stay in the hotel, and I wish I could have stayed longer. The hotel is beautiful, well situated within easy reach of Ambleside and has some great views. The room we had was clean, well appointed and very comfortable - if a little on the warm side. The staff are the reason I'm rating...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Spent 2 nights at this Hotel with breakfast on both mornings and dinner on the first night included and it was superb. The room was excellent in every way and the positioning of the Hotel was wonderful. We were fortunte to have both our breakfasts overlooking the Lake directly. All the staff were welcoming, friendly and attentive and couldn't do...

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England
Reviewed August 31, 2013

The rooms in this hotel are exquisite and never fail to impress me, having stayed at this hotel several times before. Staff at Reception are helpful and friendly and the location of the hotel is brilliant. However, given the choice of eating dinner at their restaurant or dining at McDonald's, I'd have to choose the latter, even as a vegetarian....

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

Dear Berecca, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I was sorry to hear of your disappointing experience that you had in the restaurant and can only apologise for this. I can assure you I will discuss your feedback with my head chef as we constantly review our vegetarian options. I...

cheshire
Reviewed August 28, 2013

What a wonderful find! Came here after searching for a couple of days away in the Lakes. It is in a wonderful position overlooking Windermere,next to Ambleside ferry. The hotel has everything you would expect in modern, top class hotel.Lovely bedrooms with super toiletries, lovely kingsize bed with white cotton sheets,fabulous food, and delightful staff. What is there "not to...

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singapore
Reviewed August 27, 2013

After a 15 hour flight and the unexpected chaos of the bank holiday weekend it was a relief to arrive at Ambleside. Our room was on the ground floor, looking over the lawn to the water. Although the room was small the it was well organised and attractively furnished. We had an early evening meal in the bar area and...

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Northallerton
Reviewed August 24, 2013

We had an excellent lake view room with a six foot wide bed and a very modern bathroom. The restaurant food was very good with good portions of food served. The restaurant is a pleasant environment. The hotel is on three levels but without a lift. The car park is adequate, we always found a space but access and manoevering...

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yorkshire
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Recently stayed for a short weekend, the room was excellent, very clean and comfortable and the views were as you would expect, very good, Both the evening meal and breakfast quality were lovely, and all the staff could not be more attentive, I will definitely choose this hotel as my first call when I'm in the lakes. Top Tips, when...

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We decided to have a leisure break, just the two of us and we made a great choice at the waterhead. Recommended by a friend we weren't disappointed. We had a lake view room and although it also overlooked the main road we were not disturbed by noise. The beds are amazing, huge and extremely comfortable. The bedroom furniture was...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We stayed one night at the Waterhead , we stayed in a classic room which was of a really good standard. We loved the contemporary feel of the hotel. Its stylish and modern in a great location across the road from the lake. Its about a ten minute walk into central Ambleside if you want to visit there. We are...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Good location at the top of the lake with lovely views over the water. The staff were fine and the food reasonably good. We were fortunate enough to have a couple of really hot days. Unfortunately, this meant our room was stiflingly hot and there was too much traffic noise to be able to sleep very well. Apart from that,...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
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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: $196 - $279 (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:
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
Hotel Waterhead
Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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richardk408, 3 days ago | Read review
“Room 7 was perfect with a beautiful view of the lake.”
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“ask for a lake view”
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“All beautiful”
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“Definitely a lake view room”
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