Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

23 Church Street, Windermere, LA23 3DF
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Outside

The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4 star hotels in the Lake District. Set on the shores of the beautiful Lake Windermere, the hotel offers guests a luxury stay that they will remember for a lifetime.

All rooms at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are stylishly designed and furnished and guests can also enjoy some of the best food in the Lake District at the award winning restaurant. The hotel also boasts some of the best spa facilities in Cumbria and thanks to its lakeside setting, guests can make use of one of a number of private jetties and moorings.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Business Center
  • Gym
  • In Room Safe
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Spa Services
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weddings
  • Wifi


The 106 rooms at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are comfortably finished to the highest standards of design and comfort. Traditionally furnished, they also offer the facilities the modern traveller demands such as free Wi-Fi, an en-suite bathroom, a flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a range of room types from the standard Walkers Rooms that sleep up to two adults to a range of suites. There are also a number of accessible rooms for those guests with mobility problems.

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa Hotel Room

Restaurant and Bar

The hotel’s fine dining eatery is known as the ‘Restaurant on the Lake’ and, as well as offering guests stunning views over the lake, makes some of the finest food you’ll find in the Lake District. The Terrace Lounge and Cocktail Bar is another enjoyable restaurant at the hotel that is a little bit less formal and also serves an array of excellent food. Once again, guests can enjoy stunning views over the lake and enjoy a wide range of drinks too.

Additional Facilities and Services

For businesses wanting a well-equipped conference venue with stunning views of the Lake District then Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a great choice. With an array of suites and rooms, many offering fantastic lake views, there is a range of packages available to suit events of all sizes.

The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a popular wedding venue where many couples have had their dream wedding. With a dedicated wedding team on hand to help, the hotel can cater for a wide range of weddings and civil ceremonies.

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa has one of the best equipped spas in the area, and can boast a state-of-the-art techno gym, a 20m indoor heated swimming pool, as well as therapists offering an array of therapies and treatments.


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