• Lake view
  • Garden
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating

Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group stands on the shores of Lake Windermere, a short walk from Ambleside centre. Set across two former 17th century fishermen's cottages, it offers cosy bedrooms and period features. The individual bedrooms each have an en-suite bathroom and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms also have a flat-screen TV, hairdryer, and a comfortable seating area. Many rooms feature lake views and some have lake view balconies or garden patios. A traditional full English breakfast is served daily. The popular bar and restaurant serves seasonal local produce and local real ales. Guests can enjoy the log fire, lake views and outside terrace and gardens. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and mountains, Wateredge has its own boat slipway and jetty and is just metres from the steamer pier for cruises down the lake. The inn is also close to popular walking tracks and cycle paths.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 11 Nov 2010.
Hotel chain/brand:
The Inn Collection Group

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Ambleside, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room type
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 double bed
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Ashley
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly staff, nice cosy room, nice bar & restaurant with excellent views of the lake. Easy access to Ambleside and the piers.
  • Joan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were exceptional, so helpful. Room was.great,newly refurbished..As it was more of a pub, not quite our scene, elderly ladies, but marvellous setting.
  • Adam
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location and view, rooms were quite lovely and very spacious. Superb service from the team!
  • Carol
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel was lovely views over lake was amazing room was gorgeous and breakfast was excellent, proximity to town was great lovely walk in to town about 10mins, good selection of food on menu and hot chocolate with bailey's was gorgeous overall a...
  • Jeffrey
    Located on the lake Breakfast Suite was a very good size
  • Elizabeth
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Its position is fantastic. The breakfasts were excellent. Large comfy bedroom.
  • Catherine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was a lovely hotel. On the waterfront. Oldy worldly. Quaint and old. Lovely staff. Great breakfast.
  • Helen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location, staff, food and a clean and comfortable room with view of the lake. Perfect. We cannot wait to stay again.
  • Fiona
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    An excellent location for exploring Ambleside and the Lake Windermere area. Comfortable room, and good breakfast
  • Lijiang
    Great location, clean and spacious room, yummy complimentary cookies.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Is this room has a bath???

    Yes, it does.
    Answered on 7 December 2019
  • Which local leisure club can guests use? Thanks Lindsey

    Unfortunately all local leisure clubs are open for their residents only at the moment. We do realise that our property details state otherwise and we..
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • Due to mobility issues we require a twin room with a walk in shower rather than a bath. Is this possible and at what cost.

    Unfortunately all our twin rooms have a bath. Kind regards, Wateredge Team
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Hi do you have any where to store a bicycle?

    Yes we do have storage for bicycles
    Answered on 17 February 2021
  • Can we bring the dog

    Hi there, Yes we are dog friendly. Kind Regards The Wateredge Team.
    Answered on 3 January 2022
  • Hi. I’m travelling with my mum who has Parkinson’s disease so has reduced mobility. Is their all in showers in these rooms before I book? Laura

    Most of our bedrooms have baths with shower over it. There are two balcony rooms on the first floor with a walk-in shower.
    Answered on 3 June 2021
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Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Wateredge Pub
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options

Facilities of Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 21:00


From 08:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Pet-friendly rooms are limited. A GBP 10 fee per pet per night applies and guests are required to inform the property in advance.

Special conditions apply for bookings of 5 or more rooms. When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Wateredge Pub is closed from Mon 03 Oct 2022 until Mon 26 Dec 2022

Bar is closed from Mon 03 Oct 2022 until Mon 26 Dec 2022

FAQs about Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group

  • Check-in at Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group is 0.7 miles from the centre of Ambleside. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Yes, Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group has 1 restaurant:

    • Wateredge Pub

  • Room options at Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Wateredge Inn- The Inn Collection Group can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free