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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”(413 reviews)
“feature room”(71 reviews)
“valet service”(41 reviews)
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We moved from a totally unsatisfactory hotel to this amazing, beautiful and elegant and gorgeous hotel. The epitome of what attention to detail and excellent customer service looks like. We thought our Ruby Wedding Anniversary was going to be ruined after our disasterous first night,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have stayed at the Old England before, admittedly some years ago and chose the hotel again to celebrate a Birthday. We booked an Executive Room which has a lake view (recommended), however, on arrival we were handed the keys to a room facing the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hotel totally exceeded my expectations. For a start the room price was excellent, (it halved over the three weeks before I booked but maybe I should have looked on the hotel website from the start and not booking.com) and for a small upgrade fee...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having just returned from a 2 night stay at the McDonald Old England hotel I thought I would give my experience of our stay, we arrived at the hotel around 1pm but was told the room would not be ready until around 4pm even though...More

4  Thank johner65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife booked us a three night stay before we headed across country to Blackpool for a further week. As a disabled traveller we book an accessible room and bathroom. On arrival there were disabled parking space in front of the hotel, however the reception...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$ 137 - US$ 434 (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
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 137 - US$ 434 (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
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (655)
Room & Suite (327)
Dining (92)
Pool & Beach (33)
Amenities (42)
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Dean H
9 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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Kay P
27 October 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
22 October 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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"Executive Rooms and above all have Lake Views (essential)"
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"Feature double"
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"Park locally for £15 for three nights."
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"Check you have a lake view"
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