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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Windermere awaits you at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. Within steps you'll find Lake Windermere and Bowness Pier. Highlights at this Georgian hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and all 106 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

A day of pampering at Sensuous Spa can include massages, aromatherapy, and mani/pedis along with access to the sauna and steam room. 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 gym, sauna, and kids' swimming pool. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning full breakfast is served between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Windermere hotel, attractions include Lake District National Park and Ullswater.

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$229* Per night/room 31 Jan. - 1 Feb.

Superior Room, 1 Double Bed (Super Deluxe Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 Double Bed (Superior Feature Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed (Deluxe King)

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

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 4971 square feet (462 square meters) and includes conference space. A children's pool, a sauna, and a library are also featured at the family-friendly Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. 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
  • Deli
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Windermere Station (2.5 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers 106 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Windermere hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Food & Drink

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

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

Terrace Lounge & Cockta - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Steam room in spa

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • 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.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

The restaurant at this property is not wheelchair accessible.

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 may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host.The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, and Barclaycard. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

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)
  • Secured self parking fee: GBP 20.00 per day
  • 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.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • 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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Frequently asked questions

*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.