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    Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

    23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    “old england” (396 reviews)
    “feature room” (64 reviews)
    “valet service” (42 reviews)
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    Reviewed yesterday

    On there web site it states if you find a place cheaper they will refund the difference and give you a bottle of wine, in a word no!!! I found a price of £163.00 per night but because I booked through an agent Booking.com they...More

    1  Thank t0nyh0are
    Reviewed yesterday

    Excellent hotel, wonderful staff particularly Ryan and Paul who made us feel very special. Our room was facing the lake, spacious and decor was beautiful. Breakfast was cooked to order and was lovely. We can't wait to visit again. Thank you to everyone for making...More

    Thank Elsie S
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I dont write many reviews because I know one mans meat etc. but if you're into massages then PLEASE go and book in with Ionela at the spa here. She truly is the best masseuse in the world. I have had many many massages yet...More

    1  Thank ChellesterMurray
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My friend and I have recently come back from here after an overnight stay. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and the majority of the staff were lovely. We had a massage for one hour and I can honestly say it was the best one we have...More

    1  Thank Brenda L
    Response from Marco F, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Brenda L, We appreciate and would like to thank you for your kind comments regarding staff, cleanliness and in particular the massage you had during your recent stay. I have taken on boad the comment regarding your dining experience which I have shared with...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel was very nice with a good lake view, depending on where in the hotel you are staying. Everything is overpriced in the hotel as expected in these places. Ultimately I would go back and stay here. The only fault would be that it...More

    Thank Bobby13565
    Response from Marco F, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Bobby13565, We appreciate you taking the time and effort in sharing your kind comments regarding our staff and services in reference to your recent stay with us.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • 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
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    • US$187 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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    • Number of rooms
    • 106
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    • Bowness-on-Windermere
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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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    21 April 2017|
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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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