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The Waterwheel Guesthouse

3 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU England
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This Grade II Listed building sits on an ancient cobbled street overlooking Stockghyll stream. All the shops and restaurants of Ambleside are a short stroll. There are just 3 bedrooms, all doubles, each with a Victorian style iron bedstead. Each room has its own bathroom with a bath, shower and heated towel rail. Victorian landscape prints, original slate floors and quality antique furniture all add to the historic and charming atmosphere. A parking permit for the nearby car park is provided.Please note, there is a 2 night minimum stay and 3 nights minimum on bank holidays.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Sauna
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Enjoyed a couple of nights at The Waterwheel. Paul & James were very welcoming hosts, well equipped bedroom & bathroom, homemade shortbread, port & tasty breakfasts all went to making a great place to stay. Parking permit very useful, didn't find time to use the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first time in the Lakes. We weren't looking to stay in another hotel, we chose the Waterwheel Guesthouse as it kept catching our eye on reviews. This place comes with cobbled pavement, a slim spiral staircase, cosy rooms, and a very warm...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 522mickm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waterwheel guest house is a true gem, where Paul and James have managed to combine boutique chic with that feeling you get on going home. The warmth and kindness Paul and James exude is everything you could hope for in a place to stay...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank joshb27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Waterwheel for 2 nights to complete the Fairfield Horseshoe and me and my partner have too many nice things to say about this place. Not only was it the perfect location for this walk (starts right outside the door) but James...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Guide34548673262
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second stay at The Waterwheel and again for our Anniversary. Paul and James are fantastic hosts and just a lovely couple. We love staying at their gorgeous home and they were as welcoming as ever. Little touches like the port and home...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Elizaalex
23 July 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Hi Eliza, I'm afraid that as a child free bed and breakfast we won't be able to accommodate you on this occasion. May I suggest that you check this website, Golakes. It has a very good search engine on that will show you... More
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Lou M
14 May 2015|
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Response from NigelHartley | Property representative |
Good Morning Lou and thank you for your enquiry. I'm sorry to say that we are already full on the 24th May. May I point you in the direction of Golakes This is Cumbria tourism website which has a helpful search engine on it... More
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"Central with views"
D3115WMgaryj
30 Sep 2018
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"Waterwheel view room is beautiful."
611dustym
22 Aug 2018
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"Steep narrow stairs to rooms, so super sized Americans beware."
Farmgirl-365
23 Jun 2018
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"Book early, this is a gem."
Salfordbornandbred
7 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$126 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictAmbleside
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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