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Durham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2013

we were booked into the waterhead hotel on the 22/ 01/2013 we rang on the morning of this date and explained that both the A66 and A69 were both closed due to the adverse weather conditions we asked if we could have an alternate date and were told we could not,it was explained to the staff on duty that the...

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Waterheadmanager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jenny R, I can only apologise that you felt our cancellation policy was not fair at this time. We are always as flexible as possible with our guests when it comes to cancelling a booking. We would always offer alternative dates especially when weather affects travel. After investigating this matter we were dealing with the agent who you booked...

West Lothian
Reviewed 5 February 2013

We just returned from a two night stay at the Waterhead. It is a great hotel, the food was great, the staff are great and the area is great. It is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. The breakfast was superb and the dinner was second to none. I think you get the drift!!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Lovely lake view room. Massive, comfy bed and delicious Grasmere gingerbread to have with coffee. Nice touch having binoculars to better enjoy the magnificent view. Bar and reception staff were friendly and professional. All in all, a pretty perfect week end. .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Just back from a two night stay at the Waterhead hotel. Weather could have been better but the hotel made up for that. I would describe this hotel as being the perfect hotel for a relaxing break. Facilities were great and location perfect for those looking for beautiful surroundings, excellent food and within easy walking distance of the local pubs...

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North Wales
Reviewed 3 February 2013

We stayed here in October on a voucher deal and enjoyed it so much booked to come back this month. We paid extra for a lake view and it was worth it. Can't say any different than previous reviews. Friendy, helpful staff. Lovely room. Fantastic breakfast. All areas clean and tidy. We are now planning how soon we can return!

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2013

I've just returned from a two night stay to celebrate my wife's birthday - it's become an annual pilgrimage that we always look forward to with great anticipation - why? Because the warmth, friendliness and service of each staff member is a delight, the comfort and cleanliness of the room (luxury, lake view, see photo) excellent and the restaurant a...

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2013

We stayed at the Waterhead Hotel in the Lake District for our wedding anniversary. This is a four star boutique hotel on the edge of the lake. It is one of our favorite areas in the lake district. This is the first time for many years we have stayed at the Waterhead, which has undergone significant refurbishement since our last...

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Hertfordshire
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Great hotel, quality food, very attentive staff, superb location Due to the weather, difficult getting in and out of carpark unless you have a 4x4 but there was a member of staff there to clear the access etc and was very helpfull. Deffinately come back

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Co Durham
Reviewed 26 January 2013

This hotel is one of the best I've ever stayed in. Booked it for a surprise for my boyfriends birthday and we were not disappointed at all. I paid £20 extra and took our dog, money well spent, she was provided with her own bed, bowl and treats. Only downside to the room was that it had a cream carpet(!)...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Every Xmas we party with friends (8 of us) and stay overnight somewhere not too far from home. The Waterhead was an excellent party night, the food was top-notch and the party night size (about 100 people) was just right. There were some issues with the disco but we sorted that with the staff and everything was then fine..... waht...

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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: £143 - £242 (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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