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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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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All reviews old england valet service feature room ice room executive room lake view relaxation room lovely hotel car park cooked breakfast on arrival sauna and steam room afternoon tea black pudding evening meal short break lounge area
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you to Agata for saving the day. The evening we checked in staff on duty were less than organized and we thought, “oh dear” Agata was so warm and friendly and we felt as if we’d known her for ages.... she made fabulous recommendations...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 475graemej
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel is in a wonderful location overlooking the lake. You get great views from the bar/ lounge, restaurant and bedrooms if you book a view. Its located in the center of Bowness and perfect for exploring both the town and Lake Windermere. The rooms...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lagerlout61
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lagerlout61 Thank you for your overview of your recent stay at the Old England. It was great to note that you enjoyed the views of Lake Windermere and the facilities of the hotel. It was also lovely to read that our service and helpfulness...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay and had a great experience from booking. I called directly as we had our little girl with us so just wanted an extra bed in the room and the team were very accommodating. The breakfast was tasty and room beautiful...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lozPortsmouth
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear lozPortsmouth Wonderful to read overall you had a great time at the Old England. The location of the hotel is unrivalled and the view is ever changing that you can sit back and enjoy. Great note about the soft play area for the little...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my partner for our anniversary in December for the weekend . We booked in advance and it was important to us to ensure we had a lake view . We rang the hotel and spoke to Sandra who told us online...More

Date of stay: December 2018
3  Thank Spencer C
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Spencer C Thank you for your review and comments. I am always pleased to read reviews both positive and with opportunity and as a team we will continue to offer the best of service to all our guests. I can confirm the pricing is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night for our 10th year wedding anniversary, this hotel has the lot style, comfort, elegance, charm, amazing food and above all incredible service, this hotel should be used as a blueprint for all other hotels on how to look after their...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Nick757M
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nick757M I think your review says it all and it was a real pleasure to have you both at the Old England for such a special occasion. Tom was the bar tender you mention and he was over the moon with your comments about...More

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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
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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
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$117 - US$351 (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, Lake District
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$117 - US$351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Old England
,
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Room & Suite (353)
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Pool & Beach (36)
Amenities (42)
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Bluunoah
17 September 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
30 March 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
20 March 2018|
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Response from Lyn132 | Reviewed this property |
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Room Tips
"Must book a lake view"
Lagerlout61
5 days ago
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"If you want a lake view then do not book room 312"
SpencerC767
1 week ago
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"Only tried the Spa"
GGR1985
2 weeks ago
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"Windemere suite room 103 simply beautiful"
JeanetteM229
4 weeks ago
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