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“Lovely two days away!”
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Waterhead Hotel
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Coniston
Certificate of Excellence
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Lovely two days away!”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

We have just returned from a two night stay at The Waterhead Hotel. It was a Red Letter Day Xmas gift from our son. We found the hotel staff very friendly and helpful. Good choice for breakfast and our evening meal on the one night we stayed in was fabulous. Our room was ideal for our stay. We enjoyed the 10 minute walk into the village to enjoy the many pubs and local ales!
We look forward to returning sometime soon.

Helen Stafford.

Room Tip: Would recommend a lake view room for special occasions.
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Ideal location for coniston village and lake. Well maintained clean and hospitable hotel. The breakfast and evening meal were made with fantastic fresh food, with a good choice for the evening meal. The family room was spacious and well equipped. Good all round experience, we will definitely go back.

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We booked three nights, arrived early but our room was ready. Although we had a room at the back, a side window gave a pleasant view. The room was very spacious and the bathroom very large. Cooked Breakfast was ok not quite to my taste but nothing really wrong with it. Plenty of cereal, fruit and three flavours of porridge which I would have next time. Very good value for money as we booked on laterooms. Village a few minutes down the road. Some nice places to eat. Well worth a stay. Will stay again.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 25, 2014

We aquired the room from laterooms.com at a budget price and didnt expect much, we were very wrong, and when we arrived at such a beautiful location and got a lovely room with fantastic views we were extremely happy.Exellent breakfast choices, helpful, friendly staff,Coniston village just a five minute walk away. However if i was to be picky, the bar,, very very expensive we bought two drinks costing us £8.50, we decided the village would be a better option the next night, but apart from bar prices would highly recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Milton Keynes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2014

Overall our stay at the Waterhead was ok....room ok...although booked for double, we were given a family room. Being on the top floor central heating was not sufficient enough, so a electric heater had been put in the room to use when necessary. Windows overview was good, but the windows themselves misted up between the panes. Staff were very attentive especially on reception, breakfast normal continental standard, toast, jams croissants. Being a avid porridge eater, it was on the menu...I asked if I could have a bowl, but no not allowed unless I wanted to pay £11.95 for it!! These English hotels fall way behind the standard of hotels abroad, where they are only to happy to oblige and bend the odd rules!!
Coniston town itself is lovely and only a 10 minute walk, where there a some lovely pubs, with very good priced meals. Will go back to area definately, probably stay elsewhere though.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2014

spent two days at the Waterhead. Wonderful location. The room was great and was particularly impressed with the staff. We only breakfast there but the girls working the breakfast shift were very professional and friendly. would like to return if in the area as is a good base for taking in the beautiful scenery the lakes has to offer

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Waterhead Hotel

Property: Waterhead Hotel
Address: Hawkshead Old Road | Tarn Hows Road, Coniston LA21 8AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterhead Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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