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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board

Waterwheel Guesthouse

3.5 out of 5

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationArmitt Museum and Gallery4 min walk
    Popular LocationAmbleside Pier19 min walk
    Popular LocationLake Windermere3 min drive
    AirportBarrow-In-Furness (BWF-Walney Island)48 min drive

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About this area


Waterwheel Guesthouse is located in Ambleside. 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

  • Armitt Museum and Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Ambleside Pier - 19 min walk
  • Dora's Field - 3 min drive
  • Lake Windermere - 3 min drive
  • Rydal Mount - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Windermere Station - 9 min drive


  • Stiles - 3 min walk
  • Copper Pot - 4 min walk
  • Tarantella - 4 min walk
  • Fellinis - 4 min walk
  • Chesters by the River - 4 min drive

About this property

Waterwheel Guesthouse

3.5-star spa guesthouse near Lake Windermere
This smoke-free guesthouse features a full-service spa, a fitness centre and spa services. Free English breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as sitting areas and electric kettles, while flat-screen TVs with digital channels and first-run films provide a bit of entertainment.
Waterwheel Guesthouse offers 3 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and designer toiletries. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas and includes desks. 21-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and first-run films.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Ambleside guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the guest house include a fitness centre.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the guest house's full-service spa.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 21-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • First-run films
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Separate sitting area

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 4 PM - 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 7 PM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Waterwheel Guesthouse House Ambleside
Waterwheel Guesthouse House
Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside
The Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside Lake District
Waterwheel Ambleside
The Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside
Lake District
Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside
Waterwheel Guesthouse Guesthouse
The Waterwheel Guesthouse Ambleside
Waterwheel Guesthouse Guesthouse Ambleside

Frequently asked questions

Is Waterwheel Guesthouse pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Waterwheel Guesthouse?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Waterwheel Guesthouse?
Check-in is from 4 PM - 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Waterwheel Guesthouse?
Checkout is at 7 PM.
Where is Waterwheel Guesthouse located?
Situated in Ambleside, this spa guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Armitt Museum and Gallery and White Platts Recreation Ground. Stock Ghyll Force and Ambleside Pier are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 1 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 1 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 1 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 1 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 1 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A great find in the Lakes!
had a lovely stay at the Waterwheel with my husband - an excellent guest-house right in the centre of Ambleside, but still quiet and peaceful. Our room was clean and comfortable with some nice touches such as homemade flapjacks and a glass of port. the service was fantastic and were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived. a parking permit for the local car park was also a great bonus. we will definitely stay again next time we are in the Lakes
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2018

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