Waterhead Hotel in Ambleside
Evening light over the lake at Waterhead
The lake facing gardens at the Waterhead hotel
The Bar & Grill's lounge and bar
Afternoon Tea at Waterhead
The Lounge at Waterhead
The Bar & Grill Restaurant
House Room | Waterhead | Ambleside
Classic Lake View Room | Waterhead | Ambleside
Lake View Room | Waterhead | Ambleside
Experience everything the Lake District has to offer in one of its most stylish and sophisticated Ambleside hotels.
PLEASE NOTE: THE HOTEL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
UPDATE: We're planning on reopening from July 10th. Click here for full details
Our reservations office is open on limited hours
Weekdays: 9am - 4pm (Closed bank holidays)
Weekends: 10am - 4pm
For full details, visit our COVID-19 page here
'This is the best hotel we have ever stayed at. The rooms are lovely, comfy big bed, touches of luxury everywhere. The staff make this hotel.. nothing is too much, the level of service is second to none. I wouldn't come back to Ambleside and go anywhere else, perfect base, with stunning views.'
'860happy_traveller' via TripAdvisor (December 2019)
Waterhead Hotel perfectly combines outstanding natural beauty, exceptional service and contemporary decor with a welcoming boutique feel. The hotel bursts with luxurious and personal touches, from elegant dining in the Bar & Grill Restaurant, local products in the stylish bedrooms and a wealth of knowledge to make your stay '#Bootique'.
Exquisite facilities to help you enjoy your stay.
- 41 Bedrooms with en-suite & daily housekeeping
- Check-in from 15:00 & check-out until 11:00
- Bar & Grill Restaurant
- Free Wifi
- Free parking for guests booking direct
- Electric charging point
- Free use of the Health Club at Low Wood Bay
- Dogs welcome
- TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018
- 24 hour reception
- Family friendly
The Waterhead is just a short distance from Low Wood Bay where The Spa offers a range of Spa Treatments and Spa Packages. Guests of The Waterhead receive complimentary use of the Health Club at Low Wood Bay as well as enjoying 10% off a range of watersports courses and Ambleside boat hire at the Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre.
English Lakes Hotels – Covid 19
We're Reopening from July 10th
Due to recent Government announcements we are happily planning on reopening the hotel from July 10th (subject to any further Government announcements). Click below to read our full reopening safety policy and find out what restrictions will be in place from July 10th across all of our facilities.Read More