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

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

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


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

Room Amenities

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


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


Mountain view

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

House Double


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

Room Amenities

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


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

Light and spacious double room with fully equipped modern bathroom.

Classic Lake View Room


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

Room Amenities

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


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


Lake view

Spacious room with views of Lake Windermere.

Luxury Lake View Room


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

Room Amenities

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


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


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

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

Business facilities

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

Front-desk/reception area services

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

Common areas

Garden, Terrace,


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


Hiking, Cycling, Fishing, Canoeing,

Cleaning services

Dry cleaning, Laundry, Shoeshine,


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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