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Overview of The Waterhead Inn

The Waterhead Inn

4.0 star property
Lakefront hotel with bar/lounge, near Lake Windermere

9.0/10 Superb

174 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
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Lake Road, Ambleside, England, LA22 0ER
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free self parking
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Lake Windermere - 31 min walk
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 35 min walk
  • Ambleside Pier - 1 min drive
  • Rydal Mount - 5 min drive
  • Wray Castle - 17 min drive
  • World of Beatrix Potter - 9 min drive
  • Bowness Pier - 9 min drive
  • Lyth Valley - 10 min drive
  • Windermere Golf Club - 16 min drive
  • Hill Top - 24 min drive
  • Go Ape Grizedale - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 8 min drive
  • Staveley Station - 16 min drive
  • Kendal Station - 19 min drive

About this property

The Waterhead Inn

The Waterhead Inn puts you 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Lake Windermere and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and full breakfast is available daily. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and nice bathrooms.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 41 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (2 per room)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 24-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Pets

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.4/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

David, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Steve, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

M, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kim, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Harris, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Paul, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Christine, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Matthew, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

LINDA, 1-night trip
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