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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
    4.5 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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent two nights here over May Bank Holiday in Room 20 which has its own private terrace. The room was clean and possibly the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in. The breakfast was very good! The spa was of a high standard although not a very big pool. Staff were very attentive, polite and there was very... More 

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Lymm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great stay at the hotel and wonderful spa treatments. Thoroughly enjoyable weekend, would recommend to others. The weather was a let down for some of the weekend but the spa and fitness facilities made up for it.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this hotel bank holiday weekend. Payed over £700 pound for three nights.when I got there give them my car keys to put car away Got taken to my room.that could of done with a good painting Went for tea that night to find out if you have fish or stake There is a £5 extra. That's a joke... More 

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Yarm Cleveland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room and bed in particular were extremely comfortable. The whole atmosphere in the hotel was very relaxing, the lounge area in particular had amazing views and a lovely place to sit for a drink. Overall, a lovely hotel in a great location!

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Chorley Lancashire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant stay and very good staff. Would recommend all my friends and family to stay here. Will definitely be back at this hotel. Have decided to visit again in July with my family. Everything was so close to the hotel.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyable stay overall, specifically liked the main lounge area, nice relaxed ambience. Front of house and duty manager in restaurant not only efficient but engaged customers in just the right way - every time.

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Chesterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent service throughout our stay. And the setting was delightful. Would highly recommend this hotel. Staff were very helpful. Enjoyed the pool and saunas. There was a good choice at breakfast and staff were very good.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last visited over 30 years ago and it has only improved. Could not fault the service for helpfulness and attention to detail. Excellent in all departments. Would not hesitate to recommend for anybody visiting the Lakes.

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a big fan of Macdonald Hotels and I always try to book them at work. I last brought my wife just over a year ago and we have just returned from another break yesterday. The building is sited on the shore at Bowness so you are 30 paces from the steamers on Windermere and a stunning view. You are... More 

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Scotland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best front desk service ever with superb Managerial support. Car was taken care of excellently and parked securely with minimum of fuss . View from bedroom was spectacular, room was really comfortable and spa was quiet and relaxing.

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