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“Great hotel , clean friendly and good location.”
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Waterhead Hotel
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great hotel spotless rooms and great location. 1 mark against it can't get in your room until 3.0. A bit late in the afternoon. Food excellent. Breakfast great choice. Friendly staff and helpful . Well worth a visit.

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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear Milbo1857,

Many thanks for your review. Our check in time is guaranteed from 3pm, this is an industry standard and does ensure that our rooms can be as spotless as your experienced! We do hope to welcome you back soon.

Lindsay Price
Deputy General Manager

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Superb hotel in a great location. Staff very friendly, excellent room, excellent breakfast (sets you up for a days walking) very comfortable, with some very nice touches. Great hotel, great location looking forward to visiting again ... worth a visit!

Room Tip: We had a Lake view room (No 17) worth every penny.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear Alex M,

Thank you for your review of your stay at Waterhead. Our breakfast are certainly designed to set you up for a good walk on the fells! We do hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Lindsay Price
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had a lovely 2 days at the waterhead hotel.
The staff were friendly the food was excellent and we enjoyed the dinner on the first night included as part of the deal. The room was very clean and comfortable and we look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Colin G
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear Colin G,

thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Waterhead. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Lindsay Price
Deputy General Manager

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Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We've visited this hotel many times over the last few years and the food, cleanliness & service are excellent. This is a superb hotel in a great location, ideal for visiting the joys of the lake district. You will not be disappointed...

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed on a deal recently and cannot find fault with this hotel. Well presented and very clean. Breakfast was excellent and the rooms nicely furnished and freshly painted. Car parking was available but I guess it could get busy in the Summer. About 10-15 mins walk into Ambleside centre.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

We were recommended the Waterhead by friends, and it did not disappoint. We have not experienced a better quality of service in any other hotel. All the staff were friendly and very helpful, the general standard of the hotel, room and restaurant was excellent, with great attention to detail.
Put this together with the magnificent location and the superb weather we were fortunate to experience, it made a perfect weekend to celebrate a special occasion.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

A wonderful hotel experience. The staff were experienced and confident and seemed to want to make our holiday the best it could be for us. Food - exceptional, room - stunning. Not at all snooty but had a level of luxury that made the hotel special

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Price Range: $165 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterhead Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside. ... more   less 
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Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District

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