Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Overview of Waterhead Hotel

Photo gallery

Featured image
View from Room
View from Room
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Waterhead Hotel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAmbleside Pier1 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Windermere1 min drive
  • Popular LocationArmitt Museum and Gallery3 min drive
  • AirportBarrow-In-Furness (BWF-Walney Island)48 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Wed, Dec 30 2020 - Sun, May 16 2021.

Double or Twin Room (House)

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Classic Room, Lake View

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Luxury Room, Lake View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 237 sq ft
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Ambleside, Waterhead Hotel is in a rural area and on a lake. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Windermere and Lake District National Park. Go Ape Grizedale and Kendal Museum are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ambleside Pier - 1 min walk
  • Lake Windermere - 1 min drive
  • Armitt Museum and Gallery - 3 min drive
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 4 min drive
  • Wray Castle - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 8 min drive


  • Tarantella - 13 min walk
  • Fellinis - 15 min walk
  • Copper Pot - 15 min walk
  • Doi Intanon - 16 min walk
  • Sheila's Cottage - 16 min walk

About this property

Waterhead Hotel

4-star Lakefront hotel near Lake Windermere
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, 24-hour room service, a business centre and dry cleaning are on-site. All 41 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include DVD players and coffee makers.
Waterhead Hotel offers 41 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Waterhead Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Waterhead Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Waterhead Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Waterhead Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of GBP 20 per accommodation, per night.
How much is parking at Waterhead Hotel?
Self-parking is available for GBP 12 per night.
What time is check-in at Waterhead Hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Waterhead Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Waterhead Hotel located?
Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ambleside Pier and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Lake Windermere. White Platts Recreation Ground and Armitt Museum and Gallery are also within 1 mile (2 km).