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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I booked Craxton Wood for a romantic stay with spa included. The recption staff were very welcoming. The room was ok. The food was good except for the service which was some what Fawlty Towers like. One waiter split beeron another couple and didn't apologise...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Abha A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for two nights beginning on Boxing Day in a Feature Double Room which had a view of the garden and beyond that the children's play area. The staff were welcoming and worked hard throughout our stay. The food from the kitchens was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Walkhome
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked this hotel through Spa Breaks for my wife's 40th for a bit of a treat. Booked a package that included a couple of short treatments at the spa, 2 course dinner and B&B and paid extra to have a feature room. Arrived on a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Wattsie2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed at the hotel last night. We have a fantastic welcome at check in. The lady was efficient and offered for our luggage to be taken up to our room. The room was spacious, warm and the beds were extremely comfortable....More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank 10georgiew
Response from AlanS5134, General Manager at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & SpaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Georgie, Thank you for your review following your stay here at Macdonald Craxton Wood. Your positive feedback is very much appreciated and I'm delighted that the facilities and team made your stay a memorable one. I look forward to welcoming you back to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from an overnight relaxing stay. Lovely staff and very comfortable room. Only niggle is that there was only 1 chair in the room where 2 would be ideal but that's no different to anywhere else. Good base for Liverpool, Chester, Cheshire Oaks,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank PJRJC
Response from AlanS5134, General Manager at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & SpaResponded 5 days ago

Dear PJRJC, Thank you for your review following your stay here at Macdonald Craxton Wood I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that our prime location provided such great access for your requirements. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel...More

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Nestling in 27 acres of Cheshire woodland, you wouldn't believe how close Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is to the M53, connecting to the M56 and onto Manchester and the rest of the UK. A beautiful More secluded hotel and picture perfect wedding venue combined with outstanding comfort and accessibility. Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa blends the best of British tradition with comfort and style to ensure your stay is special. And we're ideally located just a short distance from the attractions of the North West, with the historic city of Chester only ten minutes away. Enjoy cocktails on the terrace before experiencing gourmet dining in the Craxton Wood Grill. Indulge at our Vital Health & Wellbeing Club and Spa - we've just undergone a sensational £1.4million transformation and there's no better place to put your feet up and let our therapists ease away your stresses. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$92 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Craxton Wood Chester
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Hotel Macdonald Craxton Wood
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Ledsham
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$92 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Craxton Wood Chester
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Hotel Macdonald Craxton Wood
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Ledsham
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clareagraham
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Coral P | Reviewed this property |
Just had a very disappointing stay Christmas Day evening. Took 20 minutes to book in once someone noticed us waiting. Can't recommend this place.
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Stevegone
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
I arrived early checked in but as room not ready went into the spa until room ready Had no complaints about room it was superb
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Cae49
May 27, 2017|
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Response from NeilHF | Reviewed this property |
There is no separate hot tub or jacuzzi I would have preferred this There are steam rooms, relaxation rooms which can be noisy sprays and fountains are in the main pool which can also be noisy
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"Don't waste your money on a 'feature room'. They're just slightly bigger with two comfy..."
Wattsie2009
3 days ago
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"Ours on the front was brilliant"
PJRJC
1 week ago
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"Avoid the bar, almost £9 for a pint of shandy!"
derekg940
Nov 29, 2018
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"a woodland or garden view Is very pleasant"
216estellew
Nov 19, 2018
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