Waterhead Hotel

Ambleside, Cumbria

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Luxury Lake View room

Windermere

Luxury Lake View room

Luxury Lake View room

Classic Lake View room

Classic Lake View room

Windermere

Classic Lake View room

Luxury Lake View room

A shoreside Lake Windermere hotel with an AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, including breakfast, a three-course dinner, a lake cruise and a welcome G&T

Charismatic Cumbria and the Lake District is a nature-lover’s paradise, with Lake Windermere the inspiration for many an artist and poet over the centuries. Today, this UNESCO-listed pocket of northwest England retains much of its unspoilt beauty and is home to a string of idyllic lakeside villages, including the lovely Ambleside.

Here you’ll find the aptly named Waterhead Hotel, positioned within toe-dipping distance of the lake’s silken waters. Mixing a traditional Lakeland setting with a modern boutique vibe, this award-winning hotel was voted among the Best Hotels in the Lake District by The Telegraph and has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Wake up to water views from your modern room before tucking into a hearty Cumbrian breakfast to set you up for a shoreside stroll or an invigorating hike up into the fells. A lake cruise is a must-do, sailing over to beautiful Bowness-on-Windermere and back. As a hotel guest, you can also make use of the Health Club at sister hotel Low Wood Bay (a mile away), home to a pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Appetite suitably whetted, you can look forward to an AA Rosette-standard dinner of modern British classics at The Bar & Grill Restaurant.

Good to know

Please note that the half Lake Windermere return cruise will be from the red or yellow line.

Excellent for
Activities Boutique Country Relaxing Romance Sightseeing

We like

  • Tucking into a three-course dinner of AA Rosette standard at The Bar & Grill Restaurant – part of your deal, no less
  • Drinking in Lake Windermere’s serene natural beauty on an idyllic cruise
  • An in-room gin and tonic with snacks on arrival kicks off your stay with a bang

Second opinion

  • For more information visit the hotel’s website
  • Read reviews from previous guests on TripAdvisor
  • Compare our rates with those available elsewhere online, starting with trivago
  • Read a review about Waterhead Hotel from The Telegraph

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