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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Spa
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Waterwheel guest house Ambleside for 2 nights and it was excellent , Our hosts James and Paul made us very welcome and nothing was too much trouble the room was excellent and with some lovely homely touches , the breakfast was also...More

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Response from Paul S, Owner at The Waterwheel GuesthouseResponded September 5, 2016

We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you both. Hope to see you at New Year!? Better book soon. Paul & James

Reviewed August 12, 2016

We could not have asked for more from our recent 5 night stay at the Waterwheel. The rooms are beautiful and filled with all the amenities you would expect as well as many extra little touches (home-baked biscuits, a regularly refilled decanter of port) which...More

Thank Cee1919
Response from Paul S, Owner at The Waterwheel GuesthouseResponded September 5, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write your lovely review. Hope your feet are recovered after all the walking you both did! It was great to meet you both and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks for choosing the Waterwheel!

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We have just spent 3 nights with James & Paul in their lovely guest house. The rooms are beautiful - tastefully decorated with great touches - homemade biscuits made by Paul which were delicious & lovely toiletries. Breakfast was great especially when it was accompanied...More

Thank Jane882013
Response from Paul S, Owner at The Waterwheel GuesthouseResponded September 5, 2016

Thanks for the wonderful review. It was good to meet you both, and the rest of the band (well, the instruments anyway). Hoping to meet the banjo when you return next year! Paul & James

Reviewed August 9, 2016

We had a fantastic 3 night stay at the Waterwheel! The building is full of character; the room cosy with a very comfortable bed; and a magnificent, relaxing bath - a perfect way to chill after a day of walking. The breakfast is delicious, however...More

Thank Matthew S
Response from Paul S, Owner at The Waterwheel GuesthouseResponded September 5, 2016

Thanks for the lovely review and your recommendation. It was great to meet you both and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We both hope to see you next time you can get off school! Paul & James

Reviewed August 8, 2016

Lovely, high-end B&B, in a period cottage, in a quiet but central part of Ambleside, with great hosts in James & Paul, who were welcoming from the start, assisting with bags and (free) car parking. The rooms are nicely appointed, with large bathrooms, and a...More

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Response from Paul S, Owner at The Waterwheel GuesthouseResponded September 5, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review! It was lovely to meet you both. Thanks for the feedback on the restaurants that you visited during your stay, too - it's very useful for us to hear about your experiences. Looking forward...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Spa
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Free Parking
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$138 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$138 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Elizaalex
July 23, 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Hi Eliza, I'm afraid that as a child free bed and breakfast we won't be able to accommodate you on this occasion. May I suggest that you check this website, Golakes. It has a very good search engine on that will show you... More
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Lou M
May 13, 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Good Morning Lou and thank you for your enquiry. I'm sorry to say that we are already full on the 24th May. May I point you in the direction of Golakes This is Cumbria tourism website which has a helpful search engine on it... More
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"There are only three rooms I believe. If you get one on the top floor you get a skylight above the bath..."
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"We stayed in Stockghyll which has a view of the Waterwheel itself and a beautiful bath."
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"all 3 rooms are beautiful"
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""heritage style rooms in a quaint B&B""
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