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Waterhead Hotel

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GreenLeaders Gold level
4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Friendly welcome on arrival. Lovely spacious clean room. Bathroom even had underfloor heating. Excellent tea and coffee making facilities with a cafetiere and small bags of ground coffee. Evening meal was excellent with large range of gluten free options on special Gluten Free
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Our fourth visit to this lovely hotel and it did not disappoint. We always relax as soon as we get through the hotel door. The same manager has been there every time and always makes guests feel welcome with a bit of chat. The rooms are large and comfortable and very clean. The
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Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel
Responded 2 Nov 2018
Dear rgpmanchester Thank you for such a great review of your latest stay - I will of course share your kind comments with the team and we hope to welcome you back to Waterhead for a fifth visit in the not too distant future. Best regards Matt Stanaway
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We booked one night in a lake view room for my wife's 30th birthday, and we both agreed we couldn't have chosen a better hotel. The location couldn't be better right opposite the pier where there are regular boat trips down the lake to Bowness and beyond. The lovely village of
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We stayed at the Waterhead Hotel just after New Year. It’s a lovely hotel, staff were great and very welcoming. We took our 2 dogs and they were made to feel very at home. We felt that the General Manager really went out of his way to make sure we were well looked after.
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Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Richard J Thank you for a great review of your stay early last month - was lovely to meet you and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Waterhead very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway
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This hotel is even better than on our last visit some time ago. Bedrooms have been nicely refurbished, staff are friendly and efficient,and food quality is excellent. Room housekeeping is exceptional, with turn down service and replenishment of tea coffee and biscuits and cup
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Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at Waterhead Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear martinarthur Many thanks for such a positive review (from a fellow ex-Saddleworth resident!!). We do hope to welcome you back in the very near future. Best regards Matt Stanaway
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The Classic Double Lake View Room at the Waterhead
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The Luxury Double Lake View Room with Balcony at the Waterhead
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The Luxury Double Lake View Room at the Waterhead
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Please can I ask that you contact my colleagues at Waterhead so that they can discuss your particular requirements (015934 32566). As an aside, Tripadvisor is not our primary or official online presence and, as such, we unfortunately cannot always guarantee a response to any guest questions - always better to contact us direct. Best regards Matt Stanaway
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Hi Barry W There are numerous walks around Ambleside and we would be more than pleased to email you details/scans - if you could contact our Reception team on 015394 32566. With regards to room allocation we do not have any specific rooms in which we do not allow dogs, although all rooms in which a dog has been staying are thoroughly deep cleaned on departure. Should you have any further queries please don't hesitate to contact us! Best regards Matt Stanaway
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"Definitely have a lake view room"
"Lake view is great"
"Rooms at the front have the best views."
"All rooms we have stayed in have been great - prefer the house rooms."
"Pay a bit more and get a lake view room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$165 - US$266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictAmbleside
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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