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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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Northwich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pleasant stay with nice view of the lake, excellent breakfast with good service. It was a pity the pool was out of service at the time of my visit. Handy location for exploring the town where there are lots of interesting shops and restaurants

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Ulverstone, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights as part of a Insight Bus Tour. Just like their other hotel in Stratford Upon Avon this is a rabbit warren inside, the lift is small and slow so quicker to take the stairs down many a windy corridor to our room. The room itself was quite nice but spelt by a very smelly musty odour... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked for a spa and afternoon tea package. The spa is clean, nicely set out and the staff very pleasant and helpful. We enjoyed full use of the spa including pool, sauna, steam & ice rooms. Had a brilliant massage and facial followed by time in the relaxation room. After this we went to the lounge for afternoon tea overlooking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent two nights here whilst visiting family. A beautiful hotel but sadly has very tired decor and old fashioned furnishings. The world wide cobwebs had spread themselves to all four corners of the ceiling in the bar area, sadly this web did not help to improve the wifi signal around the hotel. The water damaged wall in the dining... More 

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

Enjoyed a very relaxing one night stay at this hotel. Location is fabulous as the hotel is right on the lake. We didn't eat dinner in the hotel but used the spa facilities and ate breakfast overlooking the lake. The only downside was the bar closed before midnight!! Would definitely recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel very dated suited to older people more ..In my opinion far too expensive unless your a massive lakes lover ..lots of foreign workers considering its called old english service of staff very good though

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Stafford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a lovely weekend at this hotel. Location was ideal. Stunning views from the dining area. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Excellent facilities. Food was excelled. I will be definitely going back

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff is providing excellent service Located nicely at the lake Parking available at 10 gbp per day But.... The Executive room was located at the backside of the hotel. No airco in the room. Window could only be opened a fee inches. Right under the window was the hotel machinery creating a constant noise, combined with the 2 pubs offering... More 

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Maryport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel amazing views, highly recommend the spa. Couldn't fault any part of the hotel Excellant service from all staff warm friendly atmosphere ideal location will defiantly recommend this hotel to others 👍

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location to explore area. Made a great birthday surprise - truly wonderful watching the boats sail by and bats silently whizz by at night. Possibly the largest bed I've ever slept in. And what a view to wake up to. Wine, flowers and chocolates a lovely touch.

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake - our hotel proves a popular choice for family holidays. Our hotel in Cumbria is perfect for country adventures - hire a private jetty on our lake and marvel in the glorious scenery we have on offer. And once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our spa and thermal suite for a relaxing steam before you dine in our award-winning Restaurant. ... more   less 

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: $199 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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