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    Waterhead Hotel

    Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$228
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          Overview
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          • Very good16%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Pets Allowed
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 5 July 2014

          We had a ground floor room with a view of the lake across the garden and the road. The room was large, comfortable and well decorated. Bedroom and bathroom were spotlessly clean and good quality toiletries were provided. There was a trouser press (why?), ironing...More

          2  Thank sollerbeen
          Reviewed 3 July 2014

          This was my first visit to the Lake District and I am glad I picked waterhead as my base. Lovely hotel situated directly on lake windermere. My room was spacious and nicely decorated. Good selection available at breakfast and consistent service. The terrace was a...More

          1  Thank ruby1971
          Reviewed 2 July 2014

          Apart from the car parking arrangements (which are fine if you are not the last one trying to park!) the hotel again didn't disappoint and the evening meal was superb. The hotel was very busy but the staff tried hard to accommodate cheerfully.

          2  Thank freddielola
          Reviewed 29 June 2014

          This was our first visit to the Waterhead Hotel and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone visiting the lakes. A superb location next to Lake Windemere, we paid a bit extra for a room with a lake view and it was worth it. Clean,...More

          1  Thank djkelly46
          Reviewed 26 June 2014

          This was our third visit to the Waterhead and it didn't disappoint. The setting is amazing, right on the lakeside with a fantastic view. The location is perfect, just one mile from Ambleside but with a shuttlebus leaving every half hour for those who don't...More

          2  Thank MM K
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
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          • Price range
          • US$186 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Ambleside
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Ambleside
          • #1 Green Hotel in Ambleside
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 41
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          • Ambleside
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          • Ambleside Hotel Waterhead ,
          • Hotel Waterhead ,
          • Waterhead Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lisa V
          does the hotel have any storage facilities for our bicycles?
          19 February 2017|
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          Response from StephenArundel | Reviewed this property |
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          suzymar
          Do you have any accessible rooms? I understand that there are a lot of stairs ,but is there a lift. Thankyou
          7 January 2017|
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          Response from EnglishLakesManager | Property representative |
          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... More
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          Barry W
          Hi Could you recommend the best walks either directly from Ambleside or by taking a drive and setting off elsewhere? We are a reasonably fit couple and 4-6 hours walking would be no trouble. Also is it possible to reserve rooms where dogs aren't allowed?
          28 September 2016|
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          Response from EnglishLakesManager | Property representative |
          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... More
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          "Rooms looking out to the lake on the second floor I feel would be the best."
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          "Rooms facing the rear are quieter and scenic."
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          "Lovely rooms with the lake view"
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          "Choose a lake view"
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