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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous break with fantastic food. We stayed for a spa,room and evening meal package which was very reasonably priced. The food was fabulous especially the evening meal and the breakfast. Overall a great experience.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great golfing experience. Hotel very clean, comfy beds and great views. Visit spoiled by surly youth running what can only be described as a comedy bar. Flat, poor lager and no soft drinks on tap. 33ml bottle of diet coke for £3.15 - daylight robbery. Advised that hotel was going to bottles, but fridges empty at 5pm on Sunday after... More 

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Bedworth, Warwickshire
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very poor service all round and the staff didn't seem to care. the main bar ran out of Guinness, bottles of Sol, Dissarano and Ice cubes and the Amstel went flat by the end of the night. No one from the management team came to see us for us to complain, it was left to the inept bar staff!!!

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good golfing but poor meal experience. Meals were cool to warm. Breakfast coffee/ tea served in large flasks- had far better breakfast at the premier inns. Drinks were an extortionate price.- £27 for 2glasses of wine. Complained and then got the rest of the bottle!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two fantastic courses despite the weather not being kind and my game being awful. Great to unwind with a relaxing swim and steam afterwards. Lovely room, lovely food, pleasant staff - what more can you ask for?

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Bury
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely and clean hotel, room was superb (classic King) very comfortable. Lovely views outside. We were unfortunate to have a terrible breakfast experience- seemingly understaffed and no communication - not very busy with guests but everyone was having to wait an unacceptable length of time for food and drinks to be replenished.

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kingston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice large room,well furnished and comfortable beds. Being a golf resort the bar was nicely busy in the evening.a good breakfast selection followed in the morning.Wonderful grounds surround a very nice outdoors seating area.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On the 24th September 2016 we had a party for 90 people in the function room at Portal Premier Golf Club. The Management were very helpful in letting my wife and her friend place the finer points on the guest's tables. The room was warm and well lit, when required. The bar staff were very efficient and friendly and overall... More 

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Solihull
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was by the bar so hoovering at 8am both mornings after late nights was not appreciated as never experienced that at a hotel before so early. Also, the heated pool was very cold with lots of complaints about it... Breakfast was average with food not being replenished quick enough when things ran out. However, the actual hotel is... More 

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Nuneaton, Warwickshire
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't bother - ran out of everything - Can't even be bothered to re-fill an ice bucket or provide the breakfasts that have already been paid for. An hour before the end of breakfast service, the best they could offer was an apple.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

Address: Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley CW6 0DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Tarporley
Price Range: $127 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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