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    Waterhead Hotel

    Hawkshead Old Road | Tarn Hows Road, Coniston LA21 8AJ, England
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$129
          US$94
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good42%
          • Average15%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “lovely hotel” (38 reviews)
          “first floor” (30 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 652 reviews

          Reviewed 20 May 2017

          This was the TVR Car Clubs Annual weekend, on this occasion we had booked the whole Hotel. The whole weekend was fantastic great food, great friendly professional staff who went out of their way to help. Fantastic location and a great place to stay.

          Thank Steve D
          Reviewed 20 May 2017

          We enjoyed 2 nights in foul weather - because the hotel made up for it massively. Rooms well presented, grounds are beautiful We looked around the village but could not better the food for quality and value - some of the food was so surprisingly...More

          Thank Tim C
          Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

          Stayed in the hotel for few night. Lovely atmosphere with even better breakfast they must be proud of their breakfast chef. 2 mins walk to the lake with beautiful view. Oh nearly forgot about diner. Good selection to cater for everyone taste. My steak was...More

          Thank Rafal P
          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          My husband and I stayed overnight at this hotel in May. Hotel is set in beautiful surroundings and our room (14) had lovely viewsof the lake and gardens and fields with sheep and lambs. The room was spacious as was the bathroom and a complimentary...More

          Thank CHRISTINED563
          Reviewed 2 May 2017

          Great location but the hotel itself is nothing special. Unfortunately one of those hotels that doesn't have to try very hard due to location. Breakfast "value" type fatty and rather tasteless sausage and bacon - poor. Ran out of Muesli one day! Don't like the...More

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          The Yewdale Inn
          277 reviews
          #2 of 6 hotels in Coniston
           
          Black Bull Inn and Hotel
          429 reviews
          #3 of 6 hotels in Coniston
           
          Waterhead Hotel
          1,663 reviews
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          Lakeland House
          299 reviews
          #1 of 15 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Coniston
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$112 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 24
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          • Coniston
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          • Waterhead Hotel Coniston
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Beccy2565
          Hi, I am looking to book. Can you advise how much for pets and how many allowed please. Thank you Rebecca
          20 December 2016|
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          Response from Ngoodman57 | Reviewed this property |
          Im sorry did not take any pets. Contact hotel
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          Frances C
          Hi, We have booked room with a sea view have they got a balcony?
          3 December 2015|
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          Response from Sunnyley | Reviewed this property |
          I agree with the answers above. Some rooms have views of Lake Coniston but it appears that no rooms have balconies.
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          andrew r
          me and my wife are booked into this hotel in November, the booking sheet says double room single use! what does this mean, as there are two of us?
          19 August 2015|
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          Response from andyloulou1 | Reviewed this property |
          I would imagine it isva booking for a single person. Best double check as you will have paid for single occupancy
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          "Try a ground floor room because you can't get wifi upstairs"
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          "2nd floor rooms 12 or 14 as end of corrridor so particularly quiet!"
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          "Room 3 is big with a lovely view and quiet"
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          "Top Floor is a hike, but the reward is total peace and quiet - beautiful view - thank you"
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