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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location but the hotel itself is nothing special. Unfortunately one of those hotels that doesn't have to try very hard due to location. Breakfast value fatty sausage and bacon, poor. Ran out of Muesli one day. Evidence of poor maintenance. Absence of management.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked on a recommendation and it didn't disappoint. Happy to accommodate more than one dog per room. Provided the dogs with bowls, beds and treats. Dog's allowed in the bar but not the mainstay restaurant where the food is stunning. Situated right on Lake Windermere and close to a park to give the dogs a run. 50 meters from the...

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stockport
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Another fabulous trip to The Waterhead Hotel, staff are fantastic, helpful but unobtrusive, we were upgraded to a Lakeview room as we were celebrating a birthday and anniversary (thank you) breakfasts are fabulous,recommend this hotel if you want a lovely experience of the lakes! We have stayed here 3 times and loved every visit. Now our go to hotel for...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A beautiful building with chandeliers and a waterfall within, we thought we would feel slightly out of place but no.... the staff were so warm and welcoming! We had a fantastic meal with lovely staff in beautiful surroundings, we really couldn't have asked for more ... and the desert menu was to die for ! We would definitely go back...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like good food, helpful and friendly staff, a prime location then this is the place - stayed 2 nights and everything was very excellent - from coffee through to lunch and then dinner everything was of a high standard - would definitely recommend - a good walk into town and you will find some good shops

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location over looking the Windermere lake, Hotel rooms were immaculate, breakfast and dinner were scrumptious with a good variety of foods offered, had a lovely stay and would visit again with family.

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just for one night but would have liked longer. The rooms are nicely equipped, fairly standard rooms, but it's the little details that make this place good. Nice coffee provided in the room, local gingerbread and fresh milk provided if required. The children had sachets of squash and a fudge bar put into the room, a little detail...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic two nights at the Waterhead Hotel. Gorgeous room (9) overlooking the lake, captivating views, just sitting and watching the lake so peaceful and tranquil. Room well kept, clean and tidy, loved the turn-down service with facial cream and relaxing spray and of course the chocolates. The restaurant was very pleasant, the food excellent and the service very good. All...

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Barnstaple
Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not fault this experience for my mum's 80th birthday and a short break for me and my family. My mum was overawed and we felt that there was nothing that the staff wouldn't do for us if we needed it. Food was cooked to perfection. The Classic Lake View Room lived up to expectations! Just take care with...

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 1 night en-route to another destination. Really nice hotel. The room had views of the lake. Room itself nice and clean and superbly comfortable bed. Bathroom was really nice as well. Thoroughly recommended. We had room 33 which not only had great views was also near the stairs down to the car park. Good selection of food for breakfast...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
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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: €180 - €255 (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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“All beautiful”
sukeStockport, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely a lake view room”
Suestonic, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground Floor overlooking the lake”
448kashmiram, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the Lake have the road in between the hotel and Lake. 54/55 overlook car park and lake.”
Teash18, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Classic Lake view room does what it says.”
222kays, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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