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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The stay my wife and I had at the Macdonald England Windermere Hotel on 20th November was most enjoyable. I will go so far as to say it was faultless. The food at dinner was superb and the breakfast well above standard. Our room gave us a stunning view overlooking the mere and was spacious and comfortable and the 'welcome'... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here for my wife's birthday. Sometimes you don't need to elaborate too much about something, so I will just say: Brilliant stay, lovely staff, excellent room, wonderful views of the lake from our room. Say no more just great.

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Carlisle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic evening away with my wife. Fantastic breakfast, comfy room, grand communal rooms and breathtaking views. Asked for no feathers in room due to allergy but found feather cushions. Car smelled of smoke after valet parking.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from an overnight stay in this lovely hotel which overlooks lake windermere, it has valet parking so you don't have to worry about finding a parking space ( £10 charge but well worth it) rooms very spacious and breakfast was lovely. Staff very friendly and helpful in all areas. Spa worth a visit just to use... More

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Craig M, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for your kind words and glowing review of the hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for one night as it was a Birthday treat for me. We got the standard room on special offer and it was very nice. I have read another review about two beds being pushed together and this seemed to be the case in our room. The room was comfortable and quiet but nothing special. We... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've just returned from a very pleasant stay in Windermere. The hotel looks great from the outside but like many hotels of its type it has a couple of ugly extensions. First the good points; the staff were excellent, every single person we encountered were pleasant, courteous and friendly, we had dinner in the hotel twice and both meals were... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came for a change of sceanry, short break. Its a lovely hotel, the room we had was really large, we loved it, plenty of space to chill. The hotel is in a great location, easy access to lake and to the village of Bowness. The car parking is a pain, its awful to pay £10 to valet park yur... More

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Lytham St Annes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel and staff great, not too happy about being woken up at 6am by the room above which by the noise was a family room. Might be an idea to have family rooms kept separate from those who are wanting a quiet weekend away as I do understand children can be noisy and get up early but that doesn't necessarily... More

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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely stay at Old England, from the moment we arrived we were looked after. Our car was deposited to a car park whilst we checked in, wonderful since parking here is restricted. Beautiful room overlooking Lake and very well presented and cooked meal in the evening. Yes drinks and coffee are expensive but you have to expect it in a... More

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Halifax West Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay comfy rooms great breakfast good facilities lovely situation overlooking Lake. No draft beer in the bar and the drinks were too expensive so went out to the local pubs, otherwise excellent stay.

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Additional Information about Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Address: 23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District

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