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    Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

    23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “old england” (401 reviews)
    “feature room” (69 reviews)
    “valet service” (41 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 23 May 2016

    It's for comfortable relaxing ,no disterbance. Please do not waste your time to think where will you stay, just book your stay in Machdonald old hotel and enjoy your journy without disterbance. Best Regards

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    Response from JustineOE, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear sattam2016, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. We are delighted you found our Hotel and Team so accommodating. Kind regards

    Reviewed 23 May 2016

    Came here with a friend for afternoon tea and use of spa facilities. One thing hadn't changed. It doesn't have, nor did it ever have, its own car park. Car parking is valet, and costs a flat fee of £5. Spa facilities and pool good,...More

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    Response from JustineOE, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear Margaret H, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. We are delighted you had such an enjoyable girls day out. We do hope you don't leave it another 30 years to visit! Look...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2016

    The only reason my friend and I visited Maccdonald hotel was a SPA day. We have stayed in a very friendly b&b in Windermere to turn up in Macdonald expecting great experience. Hotel's location in the heart of Bowness is amazing, great views are stunning....More

    Thank Bogusza
    Response from JustineOE, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear Bogusza, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. We are glad you found our spa and its team to be of a premium service. Apologies that other areas did not exceed your expectations...More

    Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

    Spent one night here with my husband for a treat. And what a treat. Absolutely beautiful. Fantastic hotel. Amazing views and attentive staff. Right from the off it was just 5*. Car parked for us on arrival and at the front door when we departed....More

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    Response from JustineOE, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 23 May 2016

    Dear WhittFam, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. We are absolutely delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable stay, our team work very hard to provide a first class service,...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

    Had a great day and night in the lakes with my wife, stayed at the old England the hotel has an early 20th century feel with the decor and surroundings, the rooms are upto modern standards, bit of a delay checking in because of wedding...More

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    Response from JustineOE, Manager at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaResponded 23 May 2016

    Dear Darren_h85, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with here at Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. We are delighted we played a part in creating such important memories! We do hope to welcome you back very soon! Kind Regards

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    • 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
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$145 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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    matedd
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Beanskwil | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, just seen this and probably too late! Don't know the name but it was just along the road, past the shops.
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    31 July 2017|
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    Response from Marco F | Property representative |
    The pool is available for non-residents, including children but you will have to purchase a day pass at the reception of the spa.
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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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