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    Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

    23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
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    “old england” (396 reviews)
    “feature room” (64 reviews)
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    711 - 715 of 2,822 reviews

    Reviewed 6 March 2016

    Had a 2 night stay in one of their Executive Suits. The room was excellent and had a balcony looking over the lake. I'm still trying to decide if the room was worth almost £240 a night, that is a lot of money for a...More

    1  Thank Steve G
    Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

    Booked use of the spa facilities and afternoon tea here with friends...gorgeous location - the pool overlooks lake Windermere and the sun was out on a cold March morning. Lovely pool/sauna/steam room. Only thing I would say is it was a bit disappointing to have...More

    Thank cressy4eva
    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    The Old England is a lovely, well situated hotel with a decent reputation so we booked a weekend. I booked what was described on the website as an Executive Suite. In reality it was a very comfortable, quite luxurious room but it definitely was not...More

    2  Thank stytamorie
    Reviewed 3 March 2016

    On arriving the staff were great ,valet service ,bell books taking luggage to our room ,views were breathtaking ,spa is there for the taking ,breakfast not up to scratch 5 item which isnt 4 star but it filled a gap ,best location in the lakes...More

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    2  Thank Thomas A
    Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in Windermere over the weekend, as a treat I booked a couples spa day for my husband and I at this hotel. On arrival we were told we needed to pay £5 to park the car. No mention of this when I booked....More

    1  Thank Josie A
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    Amenities
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Internet
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$ 188 - US$ 422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Finchlady1991
    10 June 2017|
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    Response from Marco F | Property representative |
    The train station is a 5 minute drive by taxi, who are stationed at the station. When rooms available check in can take place earlier otherwise the hotel is happy to store the lugguage in its lugguage room accordingly. Uber... More
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    Response from Helen N | Reviewed this property |
    As simply ask for a room with a lake view, might help to say it's a celebration of sorts....
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    5 March 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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