The Waterhead Inn
Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0ER, United Kingdom – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 1207 reviews)
Real guests • Real stays • Real opinions
Next to Lake Windermere, the stylish Waterhead Inn offers an onsite restaurant/bar and comfortable rooms, many of which have lake views. Ambleside is just a 10-minute walk away.
The spacious rooms each have a flat-screen TV, desk, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi.
With colourful art and mood lighting, the onsite restaurant serves a creative British menu and traditional cooked breakfasts. There is also a garden terrace for al fresco dining.
Waterhead Inn is surrounded by the Lake District's popular walking and cycling routes. On site parking is available and Wray Castle and Windermere are just a 10-minute drive away.
This is our guests' favourite part of Ambleside, according to independent reviews.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.
Most popular facilities
- Can our dog stay in the room?We are a dog friendly hotel throughout. The only public area where dogs are not allowed is the main restaurant.Answered on 12 October 2021
- Is a dog allowed in luxury double bedroom?All of our rooms are dog friendly.Answered on 30 January 2021
- Do you offer a package? i.e. Bed, breakfast and evening meal?Dinner is available at the Waterhead. Check out our menus in the Waterhead - Waterhead Bar and GrillAnswered on 3 March 2020
- Hi there, is the car park just for residents and free, or is it for everyone and pay & display? We are staying with you this weekend and want to park..Our carpark is exclusively for hotel residents and is free of charge. The entrance to the car park is sign posted reading " Guest Carr Park ".Answered on 3 March 2020
- Are pets allowed in all rooms or confined to certain rooms?We are a pet friendly hotel throughout and pets are allowed in all rooms and public areas except for the main restaurant.Answered on 12 October 2021
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Bar & Grill
Cuisine: British, Local, Grill/BBQ
Most popular facilities
15:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 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
Children of any age are welcome.
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Cot and extra bed policies
Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
The Waterhead Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
FAQs about The Waterhead Inn
Room options at The Waterhead Inn include:
The prices at The Waterhead Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
Guests staying at The Waterhead Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
- À la carte
The Waterhead Inn has 1 restaurant:
- Bar & Grill
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Waterhead Inn by:
- Car 2h
The Waterhead Inn is 0.7 miles from the centre of Ambleside.
The Waterhead Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
Check-in at The Waterhead Inn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.