Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

4 Stars

  23, Church Street - LA23 3DF - Windermere, United Kingdom View Map

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, which is used only in summer; snooker and a table tennis table are also available. 09/08db)
Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. On the shores of Lake Windermere, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa has an award-winning restaurant, luxury beauty spa and scenic views. Windermere centre is a 20-minute walk away. In Bowness-on-Windermere, the Macdonald Old England Hotel is set in mature gardens, and has its own private boat moorings. There is free parking, and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition is 200 metres away.

Hotel Details


Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is an ideal venue for your business meeting or conference. Set in the heart of the Lake District, this hotel has 6 stunning function rooms available for business events and celebrations alike.


Originally the hotel was a Georgian mansion house, which dates from 1830. It has a fine stone exterior. Internally many of the original features have been retained.


Classic Rooms at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offer you luxurious and peaceful accommodation in the heart of the Lake District. Classic Rooms are furnished to the highest standard, combining traditional refinement with the latest modern conveniences. A perfect retreat in the relaxing Cumbria countryside.


Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa boasts fine dining at its best. Savour speciality dishes and fine wines at the elegant, award-winning Number 23 Church Street Restaurant based in Windermere, right in the heart of the Lake District. For a less formal dining experience, sample the delicious fare on offer in the Terrace Bar or retreat to the Terrace Coffee Lounge for a freshly brewed tea or coffee, whilst you enjoy views across the gardens to the lake beyond.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Lifts 1
  •  Indoor Swimmingpool
  •  Conference rooms 6
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Heated Swimmingpool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Check-in at From 14:30
  •  Lobby Size MD
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Beauty Center
  •  Sauna
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Shops
  •  Voltage 240

The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The hotel is ideal for sports lovers. The hotel is perfect for swimmers. The property is fully equipped with a conference room. The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers disabled facilities. The property has its own heated swimming pool for guests. Guests can use the hotel's restaurant. The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers a laundry service. The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers wellness features. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel offers business facilities. The hotel is ideal for families with small children. The accommodation is suitable for those who love shopping.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Hairdryer
  •  High Speed Modem
  •  Safe Box
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Trouser Press
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio

The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel rooms offers high-speed Internet service. Accommodation has a safe in all the rooms. The hotel offers its guests the use of an pants iron (trouser press) . The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests.

 Public transport

  • Airport: MAN
  • Time to the Airport: 100 MIN
  • Railway Station: WINDERMERE
  • Time to the Railway Station: 5 MIN
  • Underground: N/A
  • Distance from the city center: 0.1 KM
  • Distance from the airport: 142 KM
  • Fair site: BEATRIX POTTER
  • Distance from Railway Station: 0.3 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 2 MIN

 Guests' Reviews

Blackburn , United Kingdom

Very Good: 4.4/5 More Details

Lovely hotel

Amazing hotel with top quality rooms and decor... helpful staff only negative i booked the hotel due to the spa facilities however when we had changed and headed down to the spa we were told that the pool was out of order .

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