The Waterhead Hotel

  • Lake Road, LA22 0ER Ambleside, United Kingdom - View on map
4.7 /5
Hotel type: Hotel - Hotel Chain: English Lakes
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Hotel themes – The Waterhead Hotel

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

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

Room Amenities

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


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


Mountain view

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

House Double


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

Room Amenities

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


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

Light and spacious double room with fully equipped modern bathroom.

Classic Lake View Room


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

Room Amenities

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


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


Lake view

Spacious room with views of Lake Windermere.

Luxury Lake View Room


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

Room Amenities

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


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


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


WiFi available in all areas


Cycling, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking

Food & Drink

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

Front-desk/reception area services

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

Common areas

Garden, Terrace

Cleaning services

Shoeshine, Dry cleaning, Laundry

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities, Business centre, Fax/photocopying


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


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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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

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