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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Spa
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Restaurant
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Rooftop Bar
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3 Star Hotel
This Grade II Listed building sits on an ancient cobbled street overlooking Stockghyll stream. All the shops and restaurants of Ambleside are a short stroll. There are just 3 bedrooms, all doubles, each with a Victorian style iron bedstead. Each room has its own bathroom with a bath...
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3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
62 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our second stay, the first being in October and the most recent was at the beginning of July. What can i say, this guesthouse is like no other! The hosts (Paul and James) are absolutely lovely! so accommodating and friendly. We were greeted...More

Thank Jo04881
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked based on the reviews of other visitors, and found those reviews to be accurate trustworthy - this is a truly great little B&B. It's initimate - just three rooms available in a listed building set on a cobbled lane by a mountain stream....More

Thank mattf1909
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Waterwheel Guesthouse for 2 nights during the first week of July. It was my first experience of the Lake District & I couldn’t have asked for a better place or hosts to stay with. James & Paul really go beyond...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Good location right in th centre of Ambleside but on a cobbled pedestrianised street overlooking a stream. (Parking in a nearby car park is included in the rate.) Very friendly welcome and good advice...More

Thank catherine j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and I have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Waterwheel and can't recommend it highly enough. Located right in the centre of Ambleside, but tucked away up a quiet cobbled alleyway, the Waterwheel is just perfect. From the moment we...More

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This Grade II Listed building sits on an ancient cobbled street overlooking Stockghyll stream. All the shops and restaurants of Ambleside are a short stroll. There are just 3 bedrooms, all doubles, each with a ...More Victorian style iron bedstead. Each room has its own bathroom with a bath, shower and heated towel rail. Victorian landscape prints, original slate floors and quality antique furniture all add to the historic and charming atmosphere. A parking permit for the nearby car park is provided.Please note, there is a 2 night minimum stay and 3 nights minimum on bank holidays. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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Elizaalex
23 July 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Hi Eliza, I'm afraid that as a child free bed and breakfast we won't be able to accommodate you on this occasion. May I suggest that you check this website, Golakes. It has a very good search engine on that will show you... More
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Lou M
14 May 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Good Morning Lou and thank you for your enquiry. I'm sorry to say that we are already full on the 24th May. May I point you in the direction of Golakes This is Cumbria tourism website which has a helpful search engine on it... More
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"Steep narrow stairs to rooms, so super sized Americans beware."
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"Book early, this is a gem."
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"Great for a abase for seeing the beautiful Cambrian countryside and hill walikng."
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"All three rooms are beautiful"
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