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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley CW6 0DJ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here on a couple of occasions with friends for a spa breaks ,staff have always been helpful,food lovely ,rooms generous in size ,clean and comfy beds spa treatments have been good too ,pool is ok just a shame there is no Jacuzzi would stay...More

Thank louisa g
Response from GMPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded today

Dear Louise G Thanks so much for the positive 5 star review! It was really great to read your feedback regarding your recent visit and particualrly lovely to read that you continue to return to us! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and 23 other golfers stayed here and can I just say that we were all looked after impeccably. From our arrival on Friday the 12th at the Premier course where we were met by the receptionist to check in, obviously to save time at...More

Thank Inspire242788
Response from GMPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded today

Dear Mr Kudelnitzky Thanks so much for the fantastic review following your recent golf break! I was delighted to read that the team were accommodating to your request to watch the Rugby League final and pleased that all of your group enjoyed your stay with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds. Excellent service from restaurant staff and a good night's sleep. The service during the conference was fantastic : attentive and enthusiastic and nothing was too much trouble. The conference lunch was delicious and inventive and the cakes and biscuits provided were delicious and...More

Thank Nick H
Response from GMPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded today

Dear Nick H Thanks very much for the positive review of your recent meeting. I particualrly enjoyed reading that the service offered by our fantastic team was up to scratch and that you enjoyed everything that the hotel has to offer in terms of grounds,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems that emphasis has been diverted from the hotel to the golf course. The course looks decent, but don't look forward to a decent meal after your round, the restaurant is not open for lunch and there is a poor selection of bar food....More

Thank Captain_Condor
Response from GMPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Captain_Condor Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent stay. I am really disappointed to read you feedback, particularly given how proud we are of our food offering here at Macdonald Portal. We do indeed put a considerable...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Up in Cheshire with my wife and a couple of friends for the weekend. Good points: Nice staff in the main, room clean, decent bathroom. Bad points: Why didn't anybody notice before we arrived that the safe in the room had no handle? Nice maintenance...More

Thank KennyKoala
Response from GMPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear KennyKoala Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent visit to the hotel. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion and that you met a number of your disappointments during your stay....More

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About
Description
Set within the heart of the Cheshire Countryside yet within easy access from the main motorways and towns, The Macdonald Portal Hotel,Golf and Spa is the perfect base to explore Cheshire and its many attractions and More places of interest. Whether you are visiting for a pampering experience in the luxurious Spa, a round of golf on one of the two challenging golf courses or indeed a gourmet break enjoying the finest foods in 2 AA Rosette Ranulf Restaurant, Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa has something to offer for the entire family. Portal is also the home of the first Lee Westwood Golf School in the UK and offers a combination of three golf courses and an onsite golf academy. The conference and banqueting facilities have hosted many a prestigious event and both the Castle and Waterstone Suites offer the most wonderful venue for the perfect wedding celebration. A venue for all occasions, the hotel offers 85 sumptuous bedrooms, a state of the art Health, Fitness and Beauty Spa which includes an 18 meter swimming pool, advanced Technogym equipment and a thermal suite with rock sauna, aroma steam bath, ice room and salt infusion sauna. Why not dine in our fine restaurant with its 2 AA rosettes and views across the Cheshire plains. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
85
Price range
$104 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf Hotel Tarporley
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Macdonald Portal Tarporley
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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf And Spa Tarporley, Cheshire, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Tarporley
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
85
Price range
$104 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf Hotel Tarporley
,
Macdonald Portal Tarporley
,
Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf And Spa Tarporley, Cheshire, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Tarporley
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ClaireabelleRed
February 23, 2018|
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Hi Claire. It is a foot treatment including- a foot soak,foot scrub, foot massage heated booties and a scalp massage. It's absolutely amazing! Hope that you enjoy! :)
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alison w
September 15, 2017|
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Response from paul f | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for wedding parties so I imagine they might do but honestly I don't know
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EmmaLouise2612
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has wifi and it is free
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Room Tips
"Lovely view from rooms on 2nd floor. Room was large and comfortable."
601nickh
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"Bring your own dressing gown."
KennyKoala
1 week ago
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"Stay somewhere else"
KateRussell
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Aug 20, 2018
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