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Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2015

For the second time, we spent our Christmas at The Leeming House. From the sherry on arrival to the pain-free check out, the staff were excellent, always cheerful and always extremely helpful, pandering to our every need. The food from all the menus: restaurant, lunch and festive was superb, beautifully presented and of the right portion size. The birds of...

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Dear mikeymarlin Happy New Year I am delighted you enjoyed your second Christmas break at Leeming House. It’s a very special time at the hotel, we have many regular and new guests who get to know each other which all adds to the atmosphere. I am delighted that once again this year the majority of guests have rebooked. Thank you...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We stayed 2 nights in a feature room just before Christmas and really enjoyed the experience. Our room (40) was on the second floor. It was really nice and clean and we had a nice view of the lake with 2 little balconies which you could stand on. The bed in particular was amazingly comfortable with the best pillows ever....

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KarenIrving, General Manager at Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater, responded to this review

Good morning ti_boo34 It’s always satisfying to hear such good feedback, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Leeming House so much. Winer breaks at the hotel are lovely, we are fortunate enough to have a superb location and cosy lounges with log fires, as you say it is peaceful, a great retreat to get away from it...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Excellent comfortable rooms Beautiful location , staff very friendly New beds extremely comfortable . Great lake view Only disappointment was the food presentation and quality should be better for a 4 star hotel.

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KarenIrving, General Manager at Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater, responded to this review

Dear stevecA9946BI Thank you for taking the time to post your review, always great to hear when our guests have had a good stay, enjoying the location and the hotel. I have read your post stay review and passed your comments to the chef regarding your comments that the lamb had run out, I do apologise, I know it can...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Stayed here with work for one night. The hotel was welcoming, lovely open fires and decorated for Christmas. Bedroom was clean and had a nice lake view. The staff were all lovely and very helpful. Felt the food was lacking, especially the offerings at lunchtime which came with the delegate rate and also had better breakfast, buffet was nothing special....

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KarenIrving, General Manager at Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater, responded to this review

Dear Scotland Travel - lover Thank you for your review, we have many 24 hour delegate meetings at Leeming, its a great opportunity to work and enjoy leisure time when the meeting is finished. I am sorry to hear you were not totally satisfied with the food offering, we continually review our menus and will take your comments on board...

Aberdeenshire
Reviewed 23 December 2015

My husband, 18 month old and I set off from Aberdeenshire to the South Coast to visit family and needed somewhere to stay en route. We arrived at Leeming House, were greeted by a much needed glass of sherry and made to feel so incredibly comfortable and welcome straight away. We all slept soundly and thoroughly enjoyed our experience, so...

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The views were excellent from the restaurant, hotel staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was lovely and clean. The weather was shocking but it didn't ruin our stay. We arrived during the floods and the sat nav was directing us to a flooded road. We phoned the hotel and they directed us through the...

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Carlisle
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The hotel was very quiet when we visited with only 3 other couples in the restaurant unless others ate much later than we did. This could have been due to the poor travel conditions. We felt the A la Carte choice was quite limited however we enjoyed everything we ordered. Very friendly helpful staff. Our only disappointment was the view....

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We arrived at Leeming House straight after the area had been decimated by the floods and in the middle of a snow storm. We were immediately offered a glass of Sherry to warm us through and promptly checked in. Upon finding out it was my husbands birthday we were giving a voucher for a free cream tea. Which was appaling...

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Sadly we were only here for one night on our way to Scotland. It seemed like a lovely hotel with a beautiful location...although the weather meant having to drive through some of the lake to get there! Unfortunately there was a fire alarm at 6.30am, apart from that we had a great night sleep in a lovely large room with...

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Carluke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Had booked last minute and planned to stay for 2 nights. Unfortunately due to a power cut in the area we had to change hotels to Windermere. The staff at Leeming House were wonderful and so apologetic and made the arrangements efficiently and it was a real disappointment to leave, although we would be back for the following night if...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels offering luxury and comfort in beautiful surroundings. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria, our 200 year old country house hotel offers breathtaking scenery and fine facilities. With direct access to the shores of Ullswater and a private fishing licence, this hotel is a popular choice for family holidays, business and weddings. Macdonald Hotels' Lake District location in Ullswater offers the perfect retreat whether you're on a romantic break away, a business trip or exploring the surrounding countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

Address: Ullswater nr Penrith, Watermillock CA11 0JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Watermillock
Price Range: ₹ 6,883 - ₹ 20,650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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