We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Waterwheel Guesthouse

Save
Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (6)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stockghyll room”(14 reviews)
“paul james”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Spa
Pool
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (354)
Filter reviews
351 results
Traveller rating
336
13
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
336
13
1
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstockghyll roompaul jamescomplimentary portfruit loafhomemade flapjacksbath house productslocal bathwater wheelroll top bathkendal mint cakelittle touchesparking permitattention to detailguest housegreat hostslocal car parkluxurious bathroom
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 351 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is our fourth visit to The Waterwheel and the third since Paul and James have been running this beautiful B&B. The place has so much character due to its listed status. We find that the owners go above and beyond other places with considerate...More

Thank Bristol_Dumpling1980
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything about our stay at the Water Wheel was wonderful. Super helpful advice from James and Paul and hearty breakfasts to start the day of walking, ending with a soak at the nearby spa. The place is cozy and well-appointed, but made special by the...More

Thank CraigandMolly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our daughter found this little gem and booked a 3 night break for us last week . Although we have stayed in Ambleside before we had never seen this lovely B and B tucked just a short walk away from the centre .Paul and James...More

Thank SueMickW
Reviewed 5 days ago

After reading the reviews about this little gem, my wife decided to book a couple of nights stay for our Silver Wedding anniversary and how lucky were we to stay at this place. Firstly, the location is perfect, tucked away in the heart of Ambleside,...More

Thank Wiliam E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waterwheel is a gorgeous place to stay in Ambleside, relatively hidden but still very central and close to all the local shops and restaurants. It has some beautiful surroundings and is just as beautiful inside. Our room was very clean, stocked with lovely products...More

Thank claireyk87
View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Ambleside
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Spa
Details
Price range
US$133 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$133 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Elizaalex
23 July 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Lou M
14 May 2015|
Answer
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
-1
Votes
Room Tips
"Book early, this is a gem."
Read review
"Great for a abase for seeing the beautiful Cambrian countryside and hill walikng."
Read review
"All three rooms are beautiful"
Read review
"There are only three rooms I believe. If you get one on the top floor you get a skylight above the bath..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing