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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“old england”(428 reviews)
“valet service”(45 reviews)
“feature room”(76 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
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4 Star Hotel
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 facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private...
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23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
91 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we choose this hotel as i have walking difficulties, for a 2 day stay, i think asking you to pay £20.00 a day for parking, is a joke, after what we had paid for the stay, check in is a late 4pm, when we got...More

3  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate on the terrace and moved into the large seating area when the rain hit but the staff couldn't have been more accommodating, service was friendly and attentive, couldn’t of asked for more. Food was simple but good quality if a little expensive but...More

Thank PhoebeRose14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed 2 nights at this old hotel. The good- a very sweet gentleman checked us in late and brought us ice. Gorgeous location. Fabulous views of the lake. Easy to walk anywhere. Valet and bellman very sweet The bad- horrendous breakfast. Weak coffe, flavorless...More

3  Thank matissegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place good location a little over priced but totally worth it went there with my family elderly parents loved it we had a nice weather mostly 🌞 A very lovely experience l hope to do it all over again

Thank reem m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd been walking and it was 25 degrees so what better than a terrace bar in the centre of Bowness, overlooking the lake. We felt we deserved it. We've been here before and it's a great spot. The bar was of course popular but we...More

4  Thank RazzyBthefirst
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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$198 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#3 Business Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#6 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$198 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#3 Business Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#6 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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 |
Yes you can.
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Dean H
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Fay S | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park up the hill, approximately 5 mins walk from the hotel. It was full when we were there recently but I think you can reserve places on line, I believe it is about £15:00 for 3 days.
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