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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wigton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

Very difficult to contact the hotel ahead of the stay, I had to ring several times to ensure the booking was for a twin room then several more times to book spa treatments which couldn't be done on the same call. Book ahead for spa appointments as I booked a week ahead and the only appointments left were 10am. Despite... More 

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England
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a hotel, from arriving to leaving the staff was amazing. Anthony on reception was great fast checkin. Breakfast team was great polite and attentive, Courtney in the bar is a credit to the company nothing was to much trouble even when the bar was busy. Bedroom was clean and spacious. Sorry to all the staffs names I didn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Hotel concierge very good quick and friendly. Hotel is stunning, spotlessly clean with gorgeous views. The room was great, bed and pillows super comfy. Breakfast was great, freshly cooked full English, great selection of fruit, meat, cereals, juices and croissants. The pool, steam and sauna rooms were very clean. Very happy with our stay, makes a refreshing change to have... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Would never stay here again. Took 45 minutes to get us to our correct room. The room we were in was dirty and in need of a good make over. There was a fight in the bar on the evening with residents. The only thing going for this hotel is the lake in front of it.

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Gateshead
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

fab time . first class service, stunning views, extremely clean,staff very helpful .stayed here few times always same excellent service and food. just remember now there is a ten pound charge for car parking.!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a birthday weekend at the Old England and picked it because of its great location. When we arrived a little mad outside as loads of cars parked up waiting for the parking service. A little surprised that they charge £10 for this service which include overnight parking which we did not mind but should have been warned. We checked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took our young sons aged 1.5 and 5 for a couple of nights away last weekend. I had booked a family room, which although had no views, was very satisfactory for our needs. There were bunk beds and a travel cot had been set up as requested. The concierge Anthony was most helpful in taking our... More 

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Bolton
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every member of Staff we came across was helpful, friendly and kind. I am disabled and disappointed not to be able to park outside the hotel which would have been helpful for me especially as the designated disabled bay had a car parked in it without a badge. I had telephone beforehand about this but never mind. Nothing was too... More 

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Chester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked for two nights in a lake view room. We were delighted with our room - it was very comfortable and pleasantly furnished. We spent time in the lounge where we enjoyed afternoon tea. The service and quality of the food was exceptional. We also had room service. The menu was a little sparse, but fine for room service.... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel, for us, is simply perfect. We have stayed many times, we even got married there. The service is impeccable. The staff cannot be praised highly enough. There are a variety of rooms, offering a high standard to suit every taste and budget. The breakfasts are great! If you like to pay a little more for a quintessential English... More 

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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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Also Known As:
Hotel Macdonald Old England
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#9 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#9 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere

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