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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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Overview
23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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About
Description
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional More facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake - our hotel proves a popular choice for family holidays. Our hotel in Cumbria is perfect for country adventures - hire a private jetty on our lake and marvel in the glorious scenery we have on offer. And once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our spa and thermal suite for a relaxing steam before you dine in our award-winning Restaurant. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$147 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Old England
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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
105Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
17Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just returned from a relaxing two night break at the McDonald Old England Hotel. Once again we had great comfortable rooms and excellent food. As always the staff were very attentive to our needs. This is our 4th stay at this remarkable hotel and we...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed yesterday

My travel companion and I were very fortunate to have a room that had it's own private balcony overlooking the beautiful Lake Windemere. Considering we were part of a big tour, we drew the lucky short straw. To be honest, I'm not sure how the...More

1  Thank Michael1955-A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Firstly, I have to say that I am in the travel industry, so visit and review quite a lot of places on my travels and in all the years we have been coming to Bowness, we have never stayed here...what a mistake! The staff were...More

1  Thank Geoff C
Response from KarenI701, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Geoff C What a delight to read your five star review this morning, in particular from someone as well travelled as yourself and working in the travel industry. I know the team will feel proud to read your feedback, their aim is to ensure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasures of staying overnight here. We both enjoyed a swim & sauna in the spa facility. Did not have dinner in the hotel because there are so many good places to eat in Bowness. Our room was comfortable, but the shower could have...More

Thank Richard H
Response from KarenI701, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded yesterday

Hello Richard H Thank you for your review and great to hear that you had such a good stay with us. Macdonald breakfast is a fantastic offering, with an extensive cold buffet and as you mention the full English with the famous Stornaway black pudding...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 girls.. all my family have just returned from a surprise birthday weekend break at Macdonald Old England Hotel in Windermere... from the minute we arrived to the minute we left we can only say what a fantastic time we had... The reception staff. Spa...More

Thank Paula P
Response from KarenI701, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 2 days ago

Good Morning Paula P What a lovely 5 star review, I am delighted you all had such a great time staying for a birthday surprise, it was a pleasure to look after you all. Thank you for all your very positive feedback , in particular...More

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Bluunoah
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
We only stayed overnight and was charged £20 so not sure if it is per day. Ensure your bill is correct when departing as it has taken nearly 4 weeks and Many phone calls to receive a credit from them.
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poemanchester
March 29, 2018|
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Response from dmtbManchester | Reviewed this property |
Take the turning from bowness towards Ambleside and there is a car park opposite the Beartrix potter museum for £15 for 3 days. It’s only a 10 Minuets walk from the hotel. Much better value than the rip off they charge.
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poemanchester
March 20, 2018|
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"Ask for a room with a balcony"
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"lake facing"
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"get room with clear lake view dependent on rate"
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