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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (3,247)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just back from a 2 day spa break which was fabulous. The hotel itself is right in the centre of everything so a lovely wander round the shops prior to our spa treatments was the perfect start to our break. Upgraded to a room with...More

Thank Alyk63
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Alyk63 Thank you for such a lovely review regarding your recent stay at the Old England Hotel & Spa. It was a real pleasure to have you both here and it sounds like you had a great experience enjoying all it has to offer...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel is right on the edge of lake Windermere in bowness. Some of the rooms have stunning views of the lake, it has lovely indoor pool and great steam rooms. All the staff are really nice and whilst the rooms are small they have...More

1  Thank Lesley W
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Lesley W Thank you for a lovely review. I know what you mean about the lake view being so naturally stunning and certainly unrivalled from your bedroom, when enjoying breakfast or in our lounges. Thank you for your comments on breakfast which we will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend booked for us to stay here for my 23rd birthday for 2 nights. We arrived on Thursday and found that the area the hotel was in was simply gorgeous! We had read online that the hotel offered valet parking, however it was £20...More

1  Thank smurphy1274
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 2 days ago

Dear smurphy1274 It was lovely to have you both hear and to read you had a great time and would definitely recommend and return. The breakfast offering is amazing and certainly plenty to enjoy as you highlighted while enjoying the every changing view of Lake...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed last week at this hotel with my Wife and 4 year old. Bedrooms were a great size, clean and looked like they had been newly refurbished. Beds were so comfy. The hotel has large public area's with a amazing views. We were on a...More

2  Thank 777NZR
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 6 days ago

Dear 777NZR Thank you so much for your lovely review and it was a real pleasure to have you all here at the Old England. Sounds like you had a great time enjoying the views which is an everyday changing picture of nature beauty. Plus...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, outstanding views of the Lakes. Room was basic but extremely comfortable, Breakfast great Value! Parking slightly overpriced considering we only stayed the 1 evening. We will return.More

2  Thank rod097865
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 6 days ago

Dear rod097865 Thank you for your review and it was lovely to have you stay at the Old England. The view is unrivalled and sitting in the restaurant enjoying the ever changing picture of nature with a full English breakfast is a wonderful way to...More

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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
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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
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Business
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Family
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Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Business
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Family
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Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$121 - US$358 (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
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$121 - US$358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Old England
,
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Traveller (789)
Room & Suite (348)
Dining (106)
Pool & Beach (34)
Amenities (42)
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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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Response from Lyn132 | Reviewed this property |
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Room Tips
"Would recommend a "room with a view""
Alyk63
4 days ago
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"Best views from upper floors"
115lesleyw
5 days ago
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"Highly recommend paying that little bit more for an Executive or Feature Room, the Views are breathtaking."
777NZR
1 week ago
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"If travelling by car its best to use the hotels valet parking service - which costs £20 a night."
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2 weeks ago
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