Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is within a 5-minute walk of sights such as Old Laundry Theatre and World of Beatrix Potter. This 106-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an indoor pool. It's on a lake and also close to Hill Top and Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire.
This hotel serves as home to a fine-dining restaurant, which has garden views and specializes in British cuisine, along with a bar. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 8 AM to 10 AM.
The 106 rooms have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, free bottled water, and safes. Flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a children's pool. Valet parking is available for GBP 20.00 per night. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a health club, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Indoor pool
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.
Event facilities measuring 4971 square feet (462 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a children's pool, a sauna, and a library. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Total number of rooms - 106
- Number of floors - 4
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Full-service spa
- Health club
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 2
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (feet) - 4971
- Conference space size (meters) - 462
- Number of meeting rooms - 6
- Smoke-free property
- Steam room
- Children's pool
- Indoor pool
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Indoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
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. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Premium bedding
- Private bathroom
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Bathtub or shower
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- 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 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.
24-hour room service is available.
Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 8 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.
Nearby Things to Do
An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
Sensuous Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
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
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15 per day.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
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.
Only service animals are allowed
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.
- Fee for full breakfast: GBP 21.50 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: GBP 20.00 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per day
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.