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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We stopped off here for a drink only, so cant comment on the hotel. We had taken the boat trip up from Bowness and were waiting for the return boat so popped in here for a quick drink. Its a bit pretentious so if you are in the usual Brasher walking boat and big coat attire, prepare to be gawped...

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

Dear GazBouch, Thank you for taking the time to review our bar area. I am sorry you felt a little self-conscious, we happily welcome muddy boots, wet dogs and any non-residents so please do not let this stop you visiting us again. I was very pleased to read you enjoyed our cocktail offering. Lindsay Price Deputy General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We have just returned from my sisters birthday celebration ,there we booked 9 rooms for our party and each room was beautiful. We experienced the most attentive service anyone could possibly want . Food was excellent and as we ate as a party of 20 that is no easy matter. The staff were pleaseant and worked tirelessly to ensure a...

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

Dear karen11111111, Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us for your sister's birthday. It was so rewarding to read every aspect of the celebration went to plan and you were all happy with your stay with us. We hope to see you all again soon. Lindsay Price Deputy General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2014

we stayed here (20 of us) for my mum's 60th. We ranged from 1.5 to 83 years and a dog (7 years). Nothing was too much trouble for the staff who were kind and attentive the whole stay. I know we were a pain in the bum sometimes, with two little ones and endless requests, but they kept smiling. The...

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

Dear kirstylou1, Thank you for your review of you recent stay with us with your family. These things can be very challenging for families to organise so I am glad you all could relax and enjoy yourselves. We hope to welcome you all back soon. Lindsay Price Deputy General Manager

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The hotel was as lovely as the photos on the website, even the ongoing garden work did not detract from its beauty. It is in a perfect location for the lake and town centre. We could not check in to our room until 3pm which we thought was a little late when we wanted to unpack and freshen up. The...

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

Dear Alison C Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. Our check in time is 3pm which is typical of most hotels, but we will happily store luggage if guests wish to arrive early and go out for the day. I am sorry about the mix up with your breakfast, I have discussed this with my...

Bingley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2014

I wanted to take my other half somewhere really special for a couple of nights to celebrate her 40th birthday and we'd seen the hotel last year on a day visit to Ambleside. We checked the reviews which suggested it would be a wise choice. I can say that neither of us were disappointed. Normally even the most forgiving guests...

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Just returned from a fantastic break at the hotel. Cannot commend the rooms, the staff and the food highly enough. The most comfortable beds ever! Spotlessly clean and an absolute pleasure to be there. Staff noticed we had brought a bottle of Prosecco with us and an ice bucket, glasses and extra ice arrived in our room. You bed in...

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Habrough, Immingham United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We stayed here for two nights and ate in the restaurant on both nights. The room was spacious had everything you could possibly require, likewise the bathroom. Everywhere is spotless and the turn down service is a nice touch. The staff were all helpful and polite and the atmosphere is relaxed but you still feel like you are being looked...

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Connah
Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and could not find one single fault. The room was clean, comfortable and we had a fabulous lake view. We had our dog with us and in the room waiting for him were treats and a bed of his own. We ate in the bar (dogs allowed) and the food was absolutely delicious we will...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

First time to the Lake District to celebrate a special occasion, the hotel was nicely kept and staff were helpful & friendly for the most part although we didn't feel they were very approachable at times. In fact the only one we could recommend whole heartedly is the General Manager who had a very pleasant demeanour and personally saw to...

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

Dear Coco1909, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us, firstly I would like to apologise for the shortfalls you regretfully experienced on your arrival at the hotel. Regarding the garden works again my apologies this is something that has been delayed due to the weather and we do our very best...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed at the Waterhead Hotel for the first time, for Two nights in February for our Anniversary with our best friends. Booked with KGB Deals and got a good deal, which included dinner on the first night. Everything was First Class, Room was Lovely, Hotel was clean, Food was Excellent, Staff friendly and polite. We will return in the...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
The Bar & Grill at Waterhead
Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: €182 - €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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