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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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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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Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Warm atmosphere.Friendly staff. Rooms spacious and spotless with everything you need. Fantastic views. Beds so comfy.Breakfast is first class .lovely spa. Enjoyable weekend. Definitely worth staying..

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely big old hotel right on the lake, super helpful staff, nice food and cocktails, great spa and pool area. We had a fantastic stay. Would recommend. The breakfast was particularly good, lots of choice.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently attended a wedding at your hotel and cannot praise your beautiful hotel enough. The hotel could not do enough to help and were very accommodating. As the wedding ceremony we were attending was prior to check in we were aloud a very early check in, at no extra cost. The hotel is in a beautiful location, the food... More 

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west mids
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this hotel a number of occasions and also got married at the location. Our room was in the new section with a partial lake view. The room was superb and bathroom to match.we had bb& evening meal . The food was excellent however, whilst the staff do work hard several staff member' s understanding of English... More 

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Manchester
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved it, the dining experience in particular during the evening was terrific and the room, the view and everything thing else were exactly what we wanted/expected it to be, We would definitely recommend this hotel and location

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Doncaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent service, very friendly welcoming staff. Breakfast in bed was fantastic. The evening meal was exceptional nave the best cheese board ever! This is these done time we have visited the hotel and we will return again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just been to the old English for a short weekend break. Room was lovely and overlooked the lake. Staff were very pleasant and had a really relaxing stay. Can't wait to come back and enjoy the lakes in the summer sun.

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Saltburn by the Sea
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night end of March and we really enjoyed it. The hotel is beautiful, this place really does make you feel special. It is situated on the side of Lake Windermere and a short walk over the road to the shops, restaurants and pubs. We arrived before the 4pm check in and our room was ready. It... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Three nights, three seasons, beautiful views and the most memorable way to celebrate being 50. The welcome on arrival was lovely, the concierge extremely helpful and polite, nothing was too much trouble. The bar staff, housekeepers and breakfasts waiters/ waitresses were also lovely, polite and extremely efficient. I would like to thank each and everyone of you for making our... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for a few days to get away from city life. I've been to the Lakes a few times and lovely the tranquility and beauty of the place. The hotel is in the centre of town so everything within walking distance. Valet parking is used and its £10/day to park - this is new as per other reviews, but... More 

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