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Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here for one night when travelling. Ate out and did not really have time to sample the facilities properly. Staff were nice and efficient. Room was spacious and well appointed. Enjoyed the breakfast. The one criticism is the heating in the room. It was a cold night but when we arrived the radiator was turned down low. Turned it...

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North East
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights as a treat to ourselves. The hotel is a very grand building. We were greeted at the reception and directed to our room not needing help with luggage. The room was of a good size with plenty of space for clothing, and supplied with the necessities and as we upgraded we had Robes and...

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Whitley Bay, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a wonderful hotel, fab site by Ullswater, food exquisite, service exemplary. Our room was large, the bed over 6ft. wide and the quiet by the lake made for a perfect night's sleep. This was a magnificent present for my wife's birthday from our children.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have read some of the reviews on Trip Advisor and whilst I respect that every one has their own opinions I really don't understand why people would give this hotel a poor review. We stayed for two nights, one for a works presentation and one for our own pleasure. I have never slept in such a comfortable bed, it...

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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got an absolutely brilliant deal for Leeming House that made it even more of a steal. Great hotel, friendly staff and a magical location. We arrived in the dark after a very long drive and were checked in quickly. Our room was on the ground floor but being in the dark we couldn't see anything outside of our French...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hotel while searching through the vast array of options available on booking.com. I'm always keen to book directly, and through the MacDonald website we were able to enjoy a £10 credit towards extras during our stay. The hotel was immaculately clean, the team were all friendly and the room was tastefully refurbished. The whole experience was excellent...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from this beautiful hotel. I don't understand the negative reviews. We went with an open mind and thought it was an absolute treat. We stayed 2 nights DBB in room 30. The bed was extremely comfortable, the bedding was perfect and the food was fab. The staff worked extremely hard. They were attentive,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well it was our first anniversary and we wanted something special so booked this and hoped for the best. My husband phoned in advance to tell them it was our anniversary in the hope they would look after us but alas he should have shouldn't have bothered. The hotel itself is lakeside of the road but set right back, given...

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hartlepool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous break. Reception welcome outstanding. Enjoyed drinks and sandwiches in lounge during the afternoon. Staff great and for the first time there was back ground music which saved having to whisper. Good addition. Lovely room, ideal for access to gardens and lake. Delicious evening meal, compliments to Louise, who looked after us. Restful night followed by a hearty breakfast. Looking...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming, food very good and reasonable value, general appearance good wonderfull views both bedrooms,lounge and dinning rooms comfortable Lovely log fire's.its a grand house creating understated opulence and class whilst maintaining a warm welcoming and easy going feeling,The gardens walks and majestic views fully compliment the hotel being though full in the positioning of seating in positions to best...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels offering luxury and comfort in beautiful surroundings. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria, our 200 year old country house hotel offers breathtaking scenery and fine facilities. With direct access to the shores of Ullswater and a private fishing licence, this hotel is a popular choice for family holidays, business and weddings. Macdonald Hotels' Lake District location in Ullswater offers the perfect retreat whether you're on a romantic break away, a business trip or exploring the surrounding countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

Address: Ullswater nr Penrith, Watermillock CA11 0JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Watermillock
Price Range: $174 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater Hotel Penrith
Macdonald Leeming Hotel Ullswater
Macdonald Leeming Penrith
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“Most rooms face Ullswater”
 of 5 bubbles 138DavidF138, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Overlooking the lake.”
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