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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

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“stockghyll room”(13 reviews)
“paul james”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Spa
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We've just returned from a wonderful stay at the Waterwheel in Ambleside. It's got a central location within the town and falling asleep whilst listening to the Stockghyll river rushing outside (hence the name of our room being Stockghyll) is hard to beat. The owners,...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We have had a wonderful stay at the Waterwheel. It is situated in an excellent central location, yet tucked away down a quiet cobbled street, and happens to be right next door to a lovely, friendly cafe serving vegetarian and vegan food options. The owners,...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Breathtaking hospitality from James and Paul has prompted us to write a review, which we have never done before. If you are looking for unparalleled attention to detail, combined with immaculate surroundings, extensive local knowledge and wonderful breakfasts, then you have come to the right...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Waterwheel guesthouse. This is our first time in Ambleside and this accommodation came highly recommended by some friends. It did not disappoint. We were greeted upon arrival by James and Paul who showed us...More

Thank Allanjtaylor
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We loved staying at the Waterwheel. The rooms were very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The location is terrific, down a little lane beside a stream, right in the middle of town. It's a stone's throw to all the shopping, pubs and restaurants etc. But...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Spa
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US$138 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$138 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"There are only three rooms I believe. If you get one on the top floor you get a skylight above the bath..."
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"We stayed in Stockghyll which has a view of the Waterwheel itself and a beautiful bath."
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"all 3 rooms are beautiful"
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""heritage style rooms in a quaint B&B""
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