My partner and I have just spent a lovely weekend at the Macdonald Old England Hotel. We arrived to a valet parking service which was a really nice touch. The hotel was well maintained and very clean. The room was huge and very comfortable.
My only criticism was the service. Every time we ordered something, whether that was a drink at the bar or breakfast in the restaurant it seemed to take ages and was often wrong when they turned up. Make no mistake, the staff were polite and friendly and always keen to help, I could not fault them on this. It just took them ages to deliver on orders and left all parties involved scratching their heads and looking confused.
My advice for anyone planning a trip here, definitely go, its lovely. Just give yourself an extra half an hour for breakfast and plan drinks orders well in advance.
Excellent greeting at reception, lovely lady escorted us to our room in person, nu 17 when she informed us we had been upgraded, this was a lovely surprise as I had just booked a basic room so was not expecting much. The room was lovely , fab four poster bed and lovely clean modern bathroom.
The hotel itself oozed country character, we did not eat in the hotel but did have a drink in the bar on the evening which was lovely too.
All in all a great stay, I am sure we will be back at some point.
Traveller from Northumberland
In the land of poets, artists and eternal romantics, the Wordsworth Hotel, Ambleside treats you to a glorious haven in the …More
Hotel was a real find, beautiful room.
Staff were very very helpful and friendly.
Evening menu was of a high standard, would definitely eat there again, very good.
Breakfast could not be faulted.
Very much looking forward to staying there again.
Thought the main building was very nice with plenty of character
Loved the motel style rooms with car parking right at the door rooms very fresh decoration nice bathrooms and lovely and warm
Lovely hotel inside with several log burning fires creating a pleasant environment. Staff were very friendly and helpful - happy to do table service in the bar and always attentive. Spa is very new and clean with a well furnished gym. One of the best breakfasts I have had in a hotel. Will look to go again.
Traveller from East Lothian
Set on the edge of the Lake District National Park the hotel combines all the comfort of a 4-star hotel with easy access to …More
Home to England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, the Lake District is a National Park of astonishing beauty and a huge draw for nature lovers and hikers. The multitude of lakes and tarns give the park a stunningly unique landscape, which visitors can take in during a slow ramble or whilst enjoying one of the area's many recreational facilities. Coniston Boating Centre offers boat and bike hire.
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