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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley CW6 0DJ, England
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Poor service in restaurant. Good golf on two golf courses with buggy hire at £25 per round. Rooms adequate but pillows were hard and sink was cracked in bathroom. It was very hot when we were there and there was very little ventilation.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great golfing break with other female golfers. Enjoyed both golf courses, but preferred the Premier course as the holes were more interesting. Long walks between greens and the red tees, which were not always obvious on the Championship course. Service, food and accommodation were very good, and we would recommend to other lady golfers.

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Leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a couple of days here on a golf break. The courses were lovely, the staff were great and the food excellent. The only downside was that there only seemed to be 1 member of staff when you needed more. For example, 1 bar staff to sort food and drinks for around 60 people, 1 receptionist to sort a busy... More 

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Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Glad we didn't pay the full price for the 2 days golf stay. Golf course great. Pity hotel let down with poor service not enough staff serving. Drinks took lifetime to arrive Food was lovely and great presentation pity about the service needed more staff at the bar. Sports bar wasn't open when all 18 of us wanted to go... More 

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Brentford
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms were lovely and the view amazing. The service was very poor. There were not enough staff in the bar or restaurant for dinner and breakfast. One of my friends waited 20 minutes for a drink. We waited ages for dinner and breakfast. The chops looked great but were inedible the breakfast order was wrong and my bacon tasted... More 

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

Lovely location for our friends wedding had a perfect day,hotel very clean and rooms spacious bed so comfortable! Outside areas lovely and some great areas for the wedding pictures! Staff helpful & friendly. Breakfast excellent

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a customer golf day. Lunch was served which was soup and sandwiches. The golf course was in great condition. Play was rather slow in places but this didn't spoil the day. The post round drinks were held at a lively bar with a vibrant atmosphere. The evening meal was great. Nothing too fancy but just what you... More 

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

Good spa. Clean rooms. Good location. No good food. For a 2 rossete I didn't expect that. Dirty dishes every singles plate was dirty. The food no good flavours. Presentation miserable. Boiled and dry scrambles eggs. The food it didn't arrive at the table at the same time than my wife a big delay after asking several times. I asked... More 

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Leyland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent stay accommodation brilliant food to die for staff all friendly and helpfull. Golf course both in excellent condition. Only downfall minibus to other course not available for return trip due to staff shortage.

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Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Customer service poor. Food is rather too small and poorly presented. When serving a group not proper to have one noticeably smaller than the rest. Did not eat the diner had to leave for dinner elsewhere because I was refused another choice when a complain was made of the one offered and was still charged. No apologies from staff/management or... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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: $119 - $251 (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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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf And Spa Tarporley, Cheshire, UK
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