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Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked weekend break and were encouraged when we arrived to book for dinner. Read info in room to find that we would not be welcome to dine here if we were wearing jeans! I assume we could dine in our mud splattered walking trousers but not our smart denims. Get over it Leeming House! No warning of this antiquated attitude...

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a lovely relaxing drink in front of a roaring fire. Decor was grand and plenty of rooms to just sit in and while away the time very relaxing. The red wine we had was excellent and even though we weren't staying there we felt very welcome. Menu looked interesting but we didn't try on this occasion.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I have just returned from our annual visit to this hotel and we were not disappointed. My mum is in a wheelchair and the staff were very helpful and obliging, nothing was too much trouble. Our room overlooked the lake and when we woke up this morning it was snowing and looked like a winter wonderland, beautiful....

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From arrival to departure everything about our stay was brilliant. Friendly staff, brilliant accommodation, beautiful grounds and delicious food. Dogs are also made welcome and the location is stunning. We'll be back

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Leeming House on a two day midweek break and found everything to be of a very high standard. All of the staff are incredibly polite and service was of a high standard throughout our stay. Our allocated room was spacious, spotlessly clean and with a large comfortable bed. On a similar vein the ensuite was of a...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here on a quiet Thursday, initially told the room was not ready so went into the lounge for a drink. A few moments later we were advised the room was indeed ready, after a quick check in we went to the room. I had booked the hotel a while ago on a winter warmer deal which was excellent value...

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Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think that the staff in this hotel are quite simply superb! Every single one of the staff who looked after us on check in, in the lounge / bar and in the restaurant for breakfast and dinner were utterly charming. My parents in law are both hard of hearing and have very broad accents and despite the fact that...

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Kent. UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has had a considerable amount of improvements and additional maintenance made in the last year, and it shows. Bedrooms have been refurbished. The Regency style balconies and metal garden furniture which were very tired have been repainted. There are several gardeners tending the gardens assiduously, hard at work thinning bushes and removing old trees. There are nice touches...

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Newton Aycliffe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent one night in this lovely hotel DBB. From checking in to checking out we found all the staff very friendly and helpful. We had a feature room with a balcony and a distant view of the lake. Rooms very nice and spacious with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The food although pricey was very nice albeit...

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day here as I was attending a family wedding. The staff were great, very attentive and friendly. Food was outstanding. The views out over the lakes were out of this world. The views from the drawing room are a must see.

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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: $268 - $579 (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 Hotel Ullswater
Macdonald Leeming Penrith
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