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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have always wanted to stay at the Old England in Bowness, however I was hugely let down. The breakfast wasnt very good. The Hotel itself didnt seem very special (for the price we paid) I really liked the concierge service where they drove my car to their car park & when we checked out they brought it round &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights, using Clubcard deal vouchers for a long break for my Birthday. A free upgrade was available for MacDonald Club members but the one room we were offered with Lake view was much smaller & not so modern as our Exurctive room! Our room, 129 had partial Lake view - it was very clean-and comfortable, especially... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a surprise for my birthday and anniversary and it was it was like being in upstairs downstairs the room had flies all over window ledge complained an they came an hoverd them up we booked a room with a bath but no it was a shower complained could not room move us as this was supposed to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room clean and acceptable. Hotel looked tired and in need of refurbishment. Garden untidy and uncared for. Breakfast poor, chairs were dirty, service average, soiled dishes left on table. For the price very poor, would not recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed here overnight on the 15/05/15, staff where great, room fabulous and clean, very handy for the lake and Bowness. Was a little bit noisy outside hotel when pubs and nightclub closed as out room was over the front door. breakfast was great, no better view in the world, staff were great and nobody was bothered that we sat for... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

However, requested a fresh pot of tea with our afternoon tea, it never arrived. Found a long black hair attached to my bacon at breakfast, sent breakfast back. Waiter apologised and replaced breakfast. Hygiene procedures should prevent this happening. At check out given the wrong bill twice and also the wrong car

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Wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely amazing weekend , we stayed in the four poster room , had a full body massage and used all of the facilities , we also had breakfast and dinner and we couldn't fault any of our stay at the McDonald hotel , everything from start to finish was perfect.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked dinner bed and breakfast deal online and got a bottle of chilled wine in the room on arrival and £10 bar voucher. Room was lovely, immaculately clean, lake view as requested, and separate shower too which is a bonus in any hotel room - not just over the bath. Evening meal was fantastic and served in good time (... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is at a fabulous location, overlooking Lake Windermere. It's stunning actually! The staff, especially Callum and Anthony, were very attentive and couldn't do enough for us. The hotel is clean and tidy and the common areas are well maintained. Our room however needed a good lick of paint and a thorough update as, although the view was amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our experience at your hotel was excellent and we would recommend it to our friends and others Breakfast as excellent cooked to order and hot our room was at the back but that did not make any difference it was excellent warm and exceptionally clean the bathroom was also excellent and the staff were very helpful they helped with luggage... More 

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