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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Windermere awaits you at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. Within a short 5-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Lake Windermere and World of Beatrix Potter. Highlights at this hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant and an indoor swimming pool.

All 106 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and free bottled water. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Additionally, 24-hour room service, safes and hairdryers are available.

A day of pampering at Sensuous Spa can include body wraps, aromatherapy and mani/pedis along with access to the sauna. The fine-dining restaurant, The Restaurant at Macdona, serves British cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Terrace Lounge & Cockta is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Enjoy the health club, sauna and kids' swimming pool. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and coffee/tea in a common area. Full breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Windermere hotel, you'll be 4.6 km (2.8 mi) from Hill Top and 22 km (13.7 mi) from Ullswater.

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$172* Per night/room 6 Jan. - 7 Jan.

Deluxe Double Room (Superior Feature Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room (Feature Family)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room (Classic)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Double Room (Feature)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Location 23 Church Street, Windermere, England LA23 3DF

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Event space at this hotel measures 4971 square feet (462 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A kids' pool, a sauna, and a library are also featured at the family-friendly Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. The hotel can provide wedding services and tour/ticket assistance. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Windermere hotel is smoke free.

  • 106 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4971 sq ft of conference space
  • 462 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Manchester (MAN) (144.1 km / 89.5 mi)
  • Train station: Windermere Station (2.5 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers 106 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

The Restaurant at Macdona – Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Terrace Lounge & Cockta – This bar only serves light fare.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


The restaurant at this property is not wheelchair accessible. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 20.00 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.