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Waternook Lakeside Accommodation

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere special to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and boy did we find it! The location is as good as it gets with stunning views of beautiful Ullswater. The accommodation is fitted out to the very highest standard with six beautiful bedrooms each decorated with the finest fabrics and wallpapers and each with a luxury en-suite. The hi-tech... More 

Thank JohnBrassey
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Waternook as s family of three generations. From start to finish it was a fantastic break! We have seen this house being renovated over the years and what a fantastic job Dominic has done! We made great use of the jetty, and the family Labrador thought he was in heaven with all the swimming he could do!... More 

Thank Frances J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here over August bank holiday for a family get together. My mum surprised the other family members with this absolutely mega house, we were all blown away! You know you are somewhere special on the approach to Waternook and once you witness the views and the house up close - its stunning! The interior is done to an... More 

Thank gemm1993
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the large house with friends. 12 people in total. This house is amazing! Everything has been done to the highest quality! Bedrooms are all lovely and views are amazing! The spa and hot tub are a great addition. The kitchen and cinema room are probably the best features. This is a great place for... More 

Thank Tiler825
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Our party of 10 adults, 2 children and 2 toddlers stayed at Waternook to celebrate my 40th birthday and we all agreed everything was faultless. From my initial enquiry Dominic, the proprietor of Waternook, was always willing to assist with any enquiry and do whatever it took to make the weekend as special as possible. As soon as we arrived... More 

Thank Kev270
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We booked Waternook and The Great Barn for my father's 60th birthday. From the moment we arrived we were blown away by the panoramic views of Ullswater and the surrounding valleys and mountain tops. It truly is a very special location. We mentioned that it was my fathers birthday when booking and when we walked in through the front door... More 

Thank mrsglobetrotter888
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with our family for our sons 21st Birthday. It is everything you can imagine from the photographs and much much more. Every room is outstanding and the views are to die for. 100% recommend it for any occasion. We will definately be going back.

Thank Keelyg123
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2015

From the moment you arrive at the gates you know that you are in for a real treat staying at Waternook! The work that has gone into the building and the Great Barn can only be described as pure craftsmanship! Each bedroom has its own personality and feel with every room having fabulous views of the Lakes. The beds are... More 

Thank CharlottePaulCocks
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Outstanding location with great views. Two minutes' walk to the lake, or one minute's walk to the fell. Peaceful, relaxing, a haven of quiet. Great beds and high-quality bedding for a good night's sleep. Pubs and restaurants close by: a couple are walkable, others a short drive. Step out of the handsome house (no need to drive anywhere first) for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Some friends and I spent one night at Waternook on the way south from Scotland. It is very convenient for the M6, being only 20 minutes from the junction, and is in a lovely situation overlooking the lake. We had a deluxe and a standard room between us: both had very comfortable beds. The deluxe room had the biggest bed... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Summary Waternook offers exclusive luxury self-catering accommodation, intimate weddings and retreats for those wishing to escape the crowd. Set within a private 27 acre estate, Waternook is nestled at the foot of Hallin Fell, and enjoys over half a mile of Ullswater lake frontage with boathouse and private jetty. Waternook offers its guests secure gated access, helicopter landing, Spa and Wellness Sanctuary, cinema, terraces and an array of concierge services. Please contact us to discuss your personal needs. The Waternook estate offers two exclusive luxury self-catering properties that can be booked separately or as one giving total exclusivity: Waternook [sleeps 12] The Great Barn [sleeps 8] Accommodation Summary Waternook • 6 luxury ensuite bedrooms • Spa & Wellness Sanctuary with hot tub terrace and Laconium • Bar • Cinema with Sky package • luxury kitchen and lake view dining terrace • drawing and reading room with wood burning stove • mud room • underfloor heating • surround sound • mood lighting • iPad controls • Bluetooth • telescope • Private BBQ area • Child friendly • The Great Barn • 4 luxury ensuite bedrooms • luxury kitchen and lake view dining room • lake view terrace • underfloor heating • surround sound • mood lighting • iPad controls • Bluetooth • Entertainment Room • Minstrels Gallery & reading lounge • Child friendly • Pets Waternook Waternook offers accommodation for two dogs in the [underfloor heated] mud room. The Great Barn Regretfully, pets are not allowed in The Great Barn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waternook Lakeside Accommodation

Address: The Mount Ullswater, Howtown CA10 2ND, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Howtown
Hotel Class:5 star — Waternook Lakeside Accommodation 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“best views, best beds, best accommodation, cinema room to die for”
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“all the rooms have stunning views of the lake!”
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