Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa 
4 4 Star:

Church Street, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DF, England.


The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a stunning Victorian mansion, surrounded by rolling greens and overlooking the magnificent Lake Windermere. This tranquil and serene setting is perfect for a relaxing weekend break, and is ideally located for exploring Windermere and the beautiful Lake District and National Park.

Visitors to the 4 star Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa will enjoy comfortable, spacious rooms with magnificent views of the surrounding area. All the guest rooms at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa come well equipped with internet access, flat screen T.V. and luxury en-suit bathrooms.

For recreation and relaxation guests at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa will be spoilt for choice. The luxurious hotel spa has 8 treatment rooms, a huge range of pampering treatments and a private lounge which serves champagne lunches. Elsewhere in the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, there is an indoor heated swimming pool, which looks out onto the lake, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gym.

The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to dine after a long day touring the Lake District or just after a long day relaxing in the spa. The hotel’s Restaurant is a 2 AA rosette awarded restaurant, which offers guest fine food prepared with the best local and organic produce.The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa also provides guests with a full valet parking service, for a nominal surcharge. Pre-booking for this service is advisable, particularly for weekend stays.


Hotel Facilities & Services

  • Total Floors Number: 3
  • Total Rooms Number: 106
  • Non-Smoking throughout the hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Lift to all Floors
  • Concierge Desk

Bedroom Facilities

  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Room Service 24hr: Yes
  • Hairdryer
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Trouser Press
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services


  • Parking at Hotel Cost: £15.00 Per Night

Leisure Activities

  • Indoor Pool Free: No
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Sauna Free: Yes
  • Steam Room Free: Yes
  • Gym Free: Yes

Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail
    • Name: WINDERMERE
    • Distance: 2 miles
  • Nearest Airport
    • Name: MANCHESTER
    • Distance: 90 miles

Family Facilities

  • Cots/Cribs Free: No

Bar and Restaurant

  • Breakfast served from
    • Saturday/Sunday: 08:00
    • Monday to Friday: 07:30
  • Breakfast served to
    • Saturday/Sunday: 10:30
    • Monday to Friday: 10:00
  • Bar in Hotel
  • Restaurant in hotel
  • Children's Menu available
  • Highchairs available


  • Guide dogs only


Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail Name: Windermere Distance: 2 miles
  • Nearest Airport Name: Manchester Distance: 90 miles

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SuperBreak Customer Rating

  • Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 4.3 out of 5 based on 56 reviews
  • Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.3 out of 5
  • Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 4.2 out of 5
  • Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.4 out of 5
  • Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.6 out of 5

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