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Reviewed 24 April 2014

A wonderful hotel experience. The staff were experienced and confident and seemed to want to make our holiday the best it could be for us. Food - exceptional, room - stunning. Not at all snooty but had a level of luxury that made the hotel special

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We've been back several times to the Waterhead and it's always faultless. We looked at other hotels but always think that it will disappoint compared to the Waterhead, so we won't risk staying anywhere else when we come to the lakes.The sun was shining on Tuesday and we'd just been served some lovely food in the garden whilst look at...

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Just back from a great weekend in Ambleside and stayed t the WaterHead . What a great place to stay it's a home from home. The staff cater to all your needs to ensure you have a great stay. Looking forward to our next visit

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Newcastle
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

We come here every year as we love the hotel, but this year I feel I have to write a review. It's a brilliant thing when you go back to the same hotel and always have a great experience but this stay was even better than usual. The service is always excellent and we were greeted with a welcome back,...

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2Thank Rachaelqueenmummy
Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2014

you will be very hard put to better this hotel, great restaurant serving well prepared and presented food for all taste,and its very obvious that all the staff have been highly trained. all in all one of the best breaks i have had in this country for many years.

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2Thank roger_horne
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Another superb weekend break at the waterhead which never disappoints! We ate in both the bar and restaurant over the weekend and in both the service and food were up to the usual excellent standard. The bar and restaurant staff are really friendly and couldn't do enough to help us. We always look forward to the breakfast - there's a...

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2Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Had the pleasure of a fantastic couple of days at The Waterhead Hotel. The hotel had a real air of luxury about it, whilst also being friendly and welcoming. Service was attentive without being overbearing. We were in Room 6. Perhaps not the largest, but on the ground floor with a view of the lake. We could also park directly...

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1Thank Darren H
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Stayed at the Waterhead for 2 nights (April 2014) for our honeymoon. Hotel was excellent. Had a room with a lake view. Room was spacious and very nice. Had a meal in the hotel restaurant included in our booking, food was very good. Had drinks in the bar after the meal, lovely place to sit and relax. Staff very attentive....

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1Thank paperflowers08
Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Enjoyed two well appointed rooms with lovely views over Lake Windermere. This is an hotel that likes to take care of the detail. Room accessories, tea and coffee making, DVD, toiletries and towels all of the highest standard. Left a bottle of our own white wine on the table and came back to find it in a filled ice bucket...

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1Thank IainMcKie
Glos
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Lovely room with all the special touches that add a bit of luxury. An ice bucket ready in our room, a decent cafetiere for nice coffee in the morning (rather than the usual instant stuff). Even a fire in the bedroom. IPod doc, and nice very nice toiletries. Breakfast was excellent, lots of choice. Wonderful bed, slept perfectly. Very helpful...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: $239 - $406 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
#1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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