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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

AA rating
Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 2 to 4, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, silver stars are awarded to highly recommended hotels.

The merit score for this hotel is 83%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
10
Value
9
Food & drink
9
Room
9
Based on 1100 reviews

Smart hotel on England’s largest lake

AA Inspector

At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Indoor parking
Dogs welcome

This hotel stands right on the shore of England's largest lake and boasts superb views, especially through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the Vinand Restaurant. There are several bedroom types; standard, executive and suites; some rooms have been designed for wheelchairs users. The spa has a 20-metre pool, a gym, sauna and steam room.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 106
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Ground-floor rooms: 14
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Self-catering available
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room minimum price99
  • Double room minimum price109
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 82 (charged)
  • Indoor parking spaces: 8 (charged)

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Private jetties Rock sauna Aromatherapy shower Steam room Ice room
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 150
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):150
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):60
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 25

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

Through Windermere to Bowness, straight across at mini-rdbt. Hotel behind church on right

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Nearest train station

Windermere

Nearest motorway junction

M6 junct 36
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Room prices from£109/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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