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Located in Watermillock, Macdonald Leeming House is within a 10-minute drive of Aira Force and Ullswater. This 4-star hotel has 41 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's on a lake and also close to Gowbarrow Fall.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's fine-dining restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 8 AM to 9:30 AM.


Macdonald Leeming House's 41 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free bottled water, and phones. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

Macdonald Leeming House features free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and conference space. Free parking is available if you drive. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a library, and free newspapers.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. 4 meeting rooms are available. This Victorian hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property.

Macdonald Leeming House is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 41 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Garden 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Macdonald Leeming House offers 41 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Phone 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 9:30 AM.

The Regency - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Fishing on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or rollaway bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 21.50 for adults and GBP 12.5 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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