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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary at this hotel. From arriving to departing the staff were very friendly and go that extra mile which you rarely find these days. An anniversary card in the room. Ice brought to your room daily. A 'turn-down' service for your room in the evening whilst you are having dinner. Replenishing teas/coffees in the...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for two nights and had a great overall experience. Greeted and checked in by a friendly staff member on reception. Hotel/room was super clean and styled beautifully throughout consisting of some amazing artwork. Huge/comfy beds and nice little extras like slippers, robes, toiletries by The White Company, heated bathroom floor and locally made gingerbread which is the best I...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited this hotel for a two night stay on 20th February having stayed on three occasions at its sister hotel, The Low Wood Bay. Waterhead is smaller and is in a great position, right on the lake and a ten minute stroll into Ambleside. The rooms are lovely with large beds, good linen and really good bathrooms. The staff are...

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a wonderful short break. The staff we so attentive, and friendly. Food was excellent, and freshly cooked to order. Our bedroom was spacious, and spotlessly clean. The only draw back was that the Low Wood Hotel was closed due to refurbishment, so we were unable to use the spa and leisure facilities. We will definitely...

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cheshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really good place to stay. Very helpful staff in reception and restaurant. Great view of lake and this place is ideal to catch the boat into Bowness (saves on extortionate car parking charges). The only reason this did not get full marks is my disability. Steep stairs down to restaurant with only 1 handrail. Good job my wife was on...

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Carnforth
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beatrix Potter Country. The rooms are Spacious,service was amazing nothing was not too much trouble for any of the staff who are very friendly, the food was gorgeous and the views were stunning of the lake Windermere

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durham uk
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just stayed for the one night,but everything seemed to be successfully achieved. The decor,staff and breakfast were all of a high standard and impressed us enough to make us revisit in the future,so we will do just that.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a special reason to return 3 nights breakaway bed and breakfast and dinner on one night Lovely House room with super king size bed. Dinner on first night was superb. Breakfast has lots of choice with pre breakfast options along with a range of hot options Took the opportunity to view the other rooms as I organise a group...

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Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided late Friday afternoon to have take an impromptu trip to the Lakes. We chose the hotel at random, taking account of the reviews and we had a pleasant stay. The staff were friendly and made us feel welcome. The room was well furnished with comfortable beds (we got the last room available - a twin) and the bathroom...

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on the two night winter special and had a lovely time. Everything was excellent - the staff, the food, the general ambiance, the bedroom (with a very comfy bed) and cleanliness in all areas.

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar & Grill at Waterhead
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Cuisines: Bar, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: £140 - £241 (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
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
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“The view of the lake is wonderful, which is opposite the Waterhead.”
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“We had room 38, no complaints.”
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“Room 1 is great, lake view and only 29 footsteps to the bar!”
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“Lake view room with big window is worth the little extra”
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