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    Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

    23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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    Overview

    • Excellent41%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    “old england” (391 reviews)
    “feature room” (63 reviews)
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    Reviewed March 31, 2016

    Polite and helpful staff make your stay a delight at what is probably the best located hotel in Bowness on Windermere. We don't stay in hotels of this quality very often, so we really like to feel the stay was worth the money. Our was...More

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    Reviewed March 30, 2016

    Overall i really like this hotel. The hotel is classy and located next to bowness lake. Some flaws on the services and the room need to be put on hotel management view and other traveller consideration. I'll explain the details lbelow. 1. Hotel lobby The...More

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    Reviewed March 29, 2016

    Visited here on an offer of £59 for a treatment and afternoon tea which seemed an excellent offer. On the face of it the hotel is very impressive with great views across the lake. On entry to the Spa we were given some very shabby...More

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    Reviewed March 28, 2016

    Terrible room, the worst in a 4 star I've ever had. Tiny shower room with not even enough space for towel rail. Stayed 2 nights and kept awake by party goers outside into the early hours on both nights. Far too warm & stuffy even...More

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    Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

    Fantastic massages from Michelle and Caroline, who couldnt have been better hosts in the spa- thank you so much. We also enjoyed afternoon tea overlooking the lake with great service from the lounge team. Great that a gluten free tea was also served. The hotel...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $196 - $407 (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
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
    • #8 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Michelle L
    How do I book a room with a view Thanks
    April 21, 2017|
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    Response from debbietr | Reviewed this property |
    just ring and ask them. we have been upgraded twice for free. don't ask don't get
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    barnaclebill10
    Could you please confirm car parking charges at the hotel...is it £10 or £ 20 per night? Thanks.
    March 5, 2017|
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    Response from FrancescaTX | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I actually travelled by train + bus so I am not sure about the parking charge.
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    Nararat B
    Is gym and pool are free of charge? There has a hair dryer in room? There also have bottle of water provided or any additional charge? Thank you.
    February 23, 2017|
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    Response from marcofrik | Property representative |
    Gym and Pool free for hotel residents. Each room has hairdryer, safe and complimentary water in the room.
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