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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“old england”(409 reviews)
“feature room”(71 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for a relaxing long weekend. Arrived around 2 o'clock and checked in the view of the room was lovely but the size of the room was a lot smaller than expected as we had paid for an upgrade. We had pre paid for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent two very nice nights in this hotel. We booked a lake-view suite and were very pleased with it. For your information, it was suite 122, which I would highly recommend. The rooms were spotless and very well appointed and the view from the two...More

1  Thank TOM-C--LIVERPOOL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a spa dinner,b&b deal and it was well worth the money. The room we had exceeded expectations and had a lovely view of the lake. The evening meal was delicious and filling and breakfast was really nice, with a...More

Thank bcw8817
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked last minute . Room was nice with adjustable heat thermostat in the rooms. We only stayed overnight . We didn't eat dinner in the hotel as we went out in Bowness however the breakfast was outstanding . I seem to remember it being more...More

Thank annie792
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and checked in no problem. Room ready before due time so was great to get in and unpack. Room spotless and with a fabulous lake view. Room 102. We paid £89 BB and thought this was excellent value. The spa facilities are an added...More

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
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Restaurant
Pool
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
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Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
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$121 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#3 Business Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#6 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$121 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#3 Business Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#6 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dean H
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Fay S | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park up the hill, approximately 5 mins walk from the hotel. It was full when we were there recently but I think you can reserve places on line, I believe it is about £15:00 for 3 days.
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Kay P
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Evelyn V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has a steam room and sauna but no jacuzzi. Nice pool too!
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Rozza8990
October 22, 2017|
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Response from 53businesstraveler69 | Reviewed this property |
There are but if I recall it depends on which room you book. I have been booked in different wings of the hotel in past 2 years. Then there are also robes down at the spa on lower level
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"Suite 122 was fantastic."
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"Don't go to a Macdonalds Hotel"
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"Look for alternative hotels"
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"Standard room with lovely view of the lake."
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