The Waterhead Hotel

  • Lake Road, LA22 0ER Ambleside, United Kingdom - View on map
4.6 /5
Hotel type: Hotel - Hotel Chain: English Lakes
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Hotel themes – The Waterhead Hotel

  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Countryside
  • ✓ Luxury
  • ✓ Mountains
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Spa / relaxation
  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Gourmet

Quick description

Next to Lake Windermere, the stylish Waterhead Hotel offers free spa passes, an AA-Rosette restaurant and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. Ambleside is just a 10-minute walk away.

The spacious rooms each have a flat-screen TV/DVD player with satellite channels. The modern bathrooms feature free toiletries and fluffy bathrobes, and many rooms offer lake views.

With colourful art and mood lighting, Waterhead Restaurant serves a creative British menu and traditional cooked breakfasts. There is also a garden terrace for al fresco dining.

Guests receive free passes to the Low Wood Leisure Club, which has a fully equipped gym, squash courts and an indoor swimming pool. There is also a relaxing sauna and hot tub.

Waterhead Hotel is surrounded by the Lake District's popular walking and cycling routes. There is free on-site parking, and Wray Castle and Windermere are just a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms: 41

Important information

Extra beds are only allowed in the House rooms, subject to availability and by prior arrangement.

Please note that guest leisure club passes for the Low Wood Bay and Leisure Club will not be available until mid May, as the Low Wood Bay is undergoing renovation.

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House Twin


Free toiletries, Shower, Slippers, Toilet, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Bath

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Heating, Desk, Iron, Trouser Press, Wardrobe/Closet


TV, Radio, Telephone, DVD Player, iPod dock, Flat-screen TV, Satellite Channels, CD Player


Mountain view

Light and spacious twin room with fully-equipped modern bathroom.

House Double


Free toiletries, Toilet, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath, Shower

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Iron, Desk, Wardrobe/Closet, Trouser Press, Heating


Satellite Channels, CD Player, TV, Telephone, Radio, DVD Player, Flat-screen TV, iPod dock

Light and spacious double room with fully equipped modern bathroom.

Classic Lake View Room


Toilet, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Slippers, Bath, Shower, Bathroom, Bathrobe

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Trouser Press, Iron, Desk, Wardrobe/Closet, Heating


Telephone, iPod dock, Radio, DVD Player, Satellite Channels, TV, CD Player, Flat-screen TV


Lake view

Spacious room with views of Lake Windermere.

Luxury Lake View Room


Bathroom, Toilet, Free toiletries, Bath, Bathrobe, Shower, Slippers, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Trouser Press, Seating Area, Iron, Carpeted, Desk, Heating, Wardrobe/Closet


CD Player, Radio, Telephone, TV, Flat-screen TV, iPod dock, DVD Player, Satellite Channels


Lake view

Large room with luxury bathroom and impressive views of Lake Windermere.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Waterhead Hotel

Food & Drink

Room service, Restaurant, Breakfast options, Packed lunches, Breakfast in the room, Bar,

Business facilities

Business centre, Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities,

Front-desk/reception area services

Luggage storage, Safety deposit box, Express check-in/check-out, Tour desk, Newspapers, 24-hour front desk,

Common areas

Garden, Terrace,


Non-smoking throughout, Facilities for disabled guests The Waterhead Hotel Facilities for disabled guests, Heating, Non-smoking rooms,


Hiking, Fishing, Canoeing, Cycling,

Cleaning services

Dry cleaning, Shoeshine, Laundry,


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The Waterhead Hotel


From 15:00 hours


From 07:00 Until 11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
One further child from 0 to 15 years is charged GBP 25 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

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Pets allowed
Free parking
On-site parking
WiFi available in all areas

Food & Drink

Room service
Breakfast in the room
Packed lunches
Breakfast options

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Express check-in/check-out
Safety deposit box
Tour desk
Luggage storage



Cleaning services

Dry cleaning


Internet services
Free WiFi

Overall room rating

    support / service

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