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Waterhead Hotel
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This is our second trip to the Waterhead. Travelling with a young child and dog it can be difficult to find accomodating accomodation. However, the Waterhead not only allows both dogs and children (in selected rooms), they welcome them with little touches like a goodie bag for my son and a doggy bed and biscuits provided for the four legged one.

Fab hotel, friendly and helpful staff, spotless and comfortable rooms and lovely food.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank BaggageIncluded
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear BaggageIncluded,

Thank you for your review of your recent trip to Waterhead. We are proud to be both family and dog friendly as we know it can be difficult to travel with either and especially both! So we try and ensure you have the most relaxing stay possible, and I am glad we succeeded on this occasion. We hope to welcome you back for a third visit.

Lindsay Price
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

It was 9 years since we stayed at the Waterhead , at that time we had thought it was very special but since then our standard of hotel has increased so would it be a mistake coming back? No, we still loved everything about the hotel. The rooms are good, the location is great, staff friendly and food of a high standard. We probably won't wait another 9 years to return.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear NicktheTaff,

Many thanks for your wonderful review of your recent visit to Waterhead. How fantastic to know we still impressed you after 9 years away! Please do not wait that long to visit us again.

Lindsay Price
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Reviewed 28 April 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.

  • Stayed: April 2014
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1  Thank Milbo1857
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 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
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Reviewed 27 April 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.
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Alex M
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Waterheadmanager, Deputy General Manager at Waterhead Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 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 26 April 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, travelled 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 30 May 2014

Dear Colin G,

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

Lindsay Price
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Reviewed 26 April 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, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 April 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, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Waterhead Hotel

Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre 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 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
Price Range: £133 - £253 (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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Also Known As:
Ambleside Hotel Waterhead
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Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District

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