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Golf course (within 3 km), Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking, Cycling, Horse riding, Sauna, Fitness centre, Massage, Hot tub, Indoor pool
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Express check-in/check-out, Luggage storage, Fax/photocopying, Bridal suite
Safety deposit box, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Heating, Allergy-free room, Non-smoking throughout
14:30 - 22:00 hours
08:00 - 10:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 77 reviews
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Just 1 mile from Lake Windermere this beautiful Victorian house is set in a peaceful location between Windermere and Bowness.
Score from 166 reviews Superb
On the shores of Lake Windermere, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa has an award-winning restaurant, luxury beauty spa and scenic views. Windermere centre is a 20-minute walk away.
Score from 413 reviews Very good
Expect the unexpected in this new concept guest house, just 1 minute's walk from Lake Windermere and its beautiful bustling village of Bowness-on-Windermere, the heart of the English Lake District.
Score from 28 reviews Fabulous
Dating back to 1854, the Holly Lodge is quietly situated in the centre of Windermere.
Score from 105 reviews Superb
Customer service very good Attention to detail excellent Room very well presented Breakfast top quality I had pre ordered flowers, chocolates and wine for arrival and all where in order and beautiful Location for all areas could not be better Decanter of sherry in the room is a nice touch
My partner and I can honestly say we found nothing about the stay at the Howbeck that we could find fault with
Free car park, lots of hot water, clean and warm, champagne, robes and strawberries, great breakfast.
Waiting ten minutes for room to be ready whilst soaking wet and not being offered a towel or a hot drink just told about T and Conditions. Bags could have been taken to the room instead left in an unlocked restaurant for 3 hours.
The decor is lovely.
The bathroom in the superior suite was tiny! Too small for me to relax in and I'm 5 foot 3! The room is small for the price and made me think about spending an extra ten pounds to stay at another hotel.
We loved our stay in the retreat which is separate from the guest house, very clean and you get your meals delivered to your room. The bed was amazing and the bathroom is to die for.
We noticed the wifi wasn't connecting in the room straight away and mentioned it to the staff, they said there was a a problem in the area but the wifi was working fine in the guest house which ment the separate routers were not working but after many complaints about it it was not resolved.
VERY CLEAN-VERY HELPFULL STAFF-BREAKFAST CHOICE /BEAUTIFULL PREPARED/QUIET LOCATION BUT CLOSE TO VILLAGE AMENITIES-JUST A VERY NICE HOTEL .
VERY LOW LIGHTING IN BEDROOMS AND BATHROOM -BAD FOR LADIES DOING THEIR HAIR .
The staff were very friendly and location of the Howbeck is only 5 minute walk into Windermere. Very comfortable room and bed was excellent along with the good selection for breakfast.
We had a room at the front of the building and we like to have a window open a little, but found the road noise made this difficult
price included breakfast
Ordering breakfast on arrival and they did not get it right next morning. Fried eggs and sausages pre cooked and kept warm (hard when served)
Good location situated about 200m from the town itself. Clean rooms with good facilities and all staff were extremely helpful.
Staff were excellent Nice touch - free small decanter of brandy Lovely breakfast Great quality room
Wi-Fi not too good. Sometimes had difficulty connecting.
- The hotel was in the walking distance to train station and restaurant area. Easy bus access to Windermere Lake Pier. - The room had a bathtub with enough hot water and a variety of complimentary tea and coffee set. - All of the staff was friendly and helpful. - The breakfast was very good with options. - Baby cot was available on request.
- Breakfast time was a bit later than expected.
Large spacious well decorated room, large comfy bed, fabulous breakfasts, very pleasant staff, would stay here again,
The staff especially Jess were friendly attentive and helpful.
Not 5 Star
Pleasant hotel with parking on site
Rooms were small and hot , we had to open the window to cool it down which increased traffic noise . Breakfast choices had to be made the night before !! Not what I expected of a boutique hotel for that amount of money. It appears that hotels in Bowness/ Windermere can charge what they like as the area is so popular , we were there on a family occasion and needed 3 rooms at short notice so not many options !! Have been to much better places with better views etc for the same money.
cigarette ends they need an ashtray by the door
Friendly staff Great breakfast Lovely large bathroom Comfortable bed Great location
T.V wasn't working Room bit dark - too much pine furniture in there
THE STAFF WERE SO FRIENDLY & HELPFUL EXCELLENT ROOM LOCATION GREAT BREAKFAST
NARROW ACCESS TO CAR PARK. I WAS ALRIGHT BUT A 4x4 WOULD STRUGGLE.
The staff, rooms and food are absolutely superb.
Couldnt get a table for evening meal but that shows the quality of the menu and food. The Lingmell had no bath either which was a little disappointing.
Wonderful staff, nothing was too much trouble. Perfect cleanliness. This guest house takes pride in its service.
Really friendly staff and great breakfast
The location was out of this world, it was so close to the lake, shops and the surrounding countryside. The Howbeck inside was beautiful, the furniture was amazing. The staff were lovely, very friendly the breakfast was one of the best we have ever had. We would stay there again and have already recommended it to other people. Shower and bath were fantastic.
The only negatives were, no Wi-Fi in our room but, you can live without it!!! Our room was over the kitchen and could be a bit noisy in the morning, good job we were up and about to take full advantage of the surroundings.
The staff, the room & the breakfast -a lovely stay
The service from all staff the minute we stepped into the hotel. The room as it was just lovely as well as being clean and presented beautifully with pre-ordered champagne and flowers for our anniversary. The rose petals were not ordered and Dani one of the staff members took the time out of her day to make extra effort to make it special for us which was just a lovely thing to do. The breakfast, cooked perfectly and really tasty. The cost as I found for what we received the price was reasonable and it was a last minute booking.
There was nothing negative in any way.
breakfast and spa bath and staff
the fact the spa and pool where in another hotel 20 mins walk away.
The location, no bar.
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