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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I purchased this spa day from Living Social and this included full use of the spa, afternoon tea and glass of prosecco for 2 and whilst this was a very cheap deal, if I had bought it at full price I would not have been happy. We arrived at the hotel late because of the severe weather conditions and all...

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5Thank Debzydoo12
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Had a truly lovely stay at this hotel. Decorated to a very high standard throughout and our room was beautiful with a great view overlooking Lake Windermere. Attention to detail, like the hotel stickers on the toilet paper end was appreciated. Staff were attentive and polite and the spa was excellent. Only small thing: I would have like to be...

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Thank Sam H
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Recently spent 1 night back at the Macdonald, Great location and service, lovely room which was spotlessly clean, very nice breakfast,would definately return. Valet car parking available for £10 per day

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1Thank kayf287
Billericay, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed there in 2 lake view rooms for our family of 5. The views of the lake are wonderful . The hotel is greatly situated and has very facilities. We loved the swimming pool along with steam room, sauna and ice room for the really brave . Breakfast is buffet style with hot food to order . We dined...

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Thank Roger W
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This was our second stay at the hotel after not getting the room we wanted last time. This time was much better, but I think you have to clearly state what you want. The way they charge rooms is a bit confusing. You can pay a lot more for a worse room overlooking the back of the hotel rather than...

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Thank John B
Neston
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A very relaxing experience with excellent service The food was excellent The Spa services adequate The sleep experience was good with a very comfy king sized bed and lovely bedding Views over the Lake were great

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Ellesmere Port
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We were moved to this hotel as our first choice was affected by the floods. The quality of the evening meal and the breakfasts was nowhere near the standard of the other Macdonald hotels we have stayed in. One customer asked for another cooked breakfast because it was so small. The hotel has a nice feel about it and it...

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1Thank 324gillianw
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Overall very good. Room was lovely the food was good. Only minor criticism was checking in and out. It did get a bit frantic and overcrowded in reception and with the valet parking there were a lot of people milling about. Maybe consider staged check out times or have more staff on reception so that guets are dealt with more...

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Thank Christine M
Stockton on Tees
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My wife and I take an annual break at the Old England around this time of year This year is our tenth year. We have never been disappointed with our stay and this year was no exception. It seems almost unfair to single any of the staff out for praise as each and every one of them were helpful and...

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Altrincham, Cheshire
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We booked this hotel over valentine's. Paid for a large room, checked in to find it looked onto a sure street, building work and an abandoned van. Asked if we could have a better room and the reception staff were very helpful and moved us to a smaller room with a much better view. Quality of breakfast was excellent, service...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $289 - $584 (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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“Try to get a larger room facing the lake”
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“I think all face the lake or I would request. It was on third floor near corner stairs.”
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“Premier rooms overlook the lake.”
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“Lake view rooms are worth paying extra for - beautiful views and nice and quiet.”
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