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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“old england”(424 reviews)
“feature room”(74 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here in March for my birthday, I had booked in January and got an excellent deal on a suite for 2 nights with dinner included on one of the nights. We arrived fairly early, luckily the room was ready. The room was absolutely beautiful...More

Thank Fay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in advance for a mid-week getaway after purchasing a spa day deal from Travel Zoo. First time at Lake Windermere. - Hotel is located right on the lake and tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main road - stunning views over...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here with another couple for the long bank holiday weekend. We got to the hotel late and left the car outside. No member of staff helped us with the luggage into our rooms and nor did they to the car when we were...More

Thank Nas_HollandPark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's no doubting the beauty of the location of this hotel in the heart of Bowness and adjacent to the lake. In places, it looks a little tired inside but probably just about scrapes it's AA 4 star rating. However, the one thing that lets...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mother & I have just returned home after spending Easter at "The Old England" Hotel in Bowness-On-Windermere. We have stayed there many times before & we love the hotel's enviable lakeside position & olde world charm. Our accommodation was very good as was the...More

Thank Mark H
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Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
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Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Restaurant
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Heated pool
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US$226 - US$511 (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 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$226 - US$511 (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 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Room types
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poemanchester
30 March 2018|
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Response from dmtbManchester | Reviewed this property |
Take the turning from bowness towards Ambleside and there is a car park opposite the Beartrix potter museum for £15 for 3 days. It’s only a 10 Minuets walk from the hotel. Much better value than the rip off they charge.
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poemanchester
20 March 2018|
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Response from Lyn132 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can.
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Dean H
10 January 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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