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Waterside House

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Hannakin, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 OPZ, England
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guisborough
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Lovely room ,which had everything we could possibly need . We were situated on the ground floor so had our own key for access from outside ,which was excellent . Very welcoming , helpful hostess during stay. Breakfast was excellent .Beautiful situation with lovely views.

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Thank janGuisborough
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Pet friendly Cyclist and walker friendly, great rooms and lovely breakfast and brilliant hosts what more could you ask for, at most a 10 Minute walk to Hawkshead itself ideally located for Grizedale forest already booked for the New year :-)

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Thank Terry H
Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Vanessa was an excellent hostess. Although not there when we arrived she had sent me a detailed text. Our rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent, with a great assortment of fresh fruit. Nothing was too much trouble. Since one of our rooms was not booked for the next day, we had a later checkout which allowed for... More 

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Thank Jennifer H
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

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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Thank Tracey M
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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Thank sandra F
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Thank ValGreer78
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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Thank Rob J
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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