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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
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
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Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley CW6 0DJ England
Getting there
Chester Airport11 mi
Liverpool John Lennon Airport15 mi
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Rooms are lovely, spa area doesn’t have a jacuzzi, but the steam room,saunas and pool are great. Just wanted to mention how friendly, efficient and professional Stefania On reception is. We have been a few times to this hotel and every time she stands out. Always makes you
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While the rooms are nice enough and the staff are certainly trying their best (given how understaffed it was), we were left wanting. We ordered room service after a very long day and received a chicken burger that tasted like it had been dipped in charcoal. Unfortunately that
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This hotel has some great things going for it especially if you like golf. Staff were friendly and helpful and we were delighted to be upgraded to a suite on arrival, with some fruit and mini cakes/petit fours awaiting us in our room. The suite itself was large and well
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Having booked this via spa breaks as a gift from my son we arrived with some trepidation having read some of the recent negative reviews. However we encountered non of the problems other reviewers appeared to have. On arriving the reception staff especially Chrissie were
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Stayed for 2 nights and expected both the room and food to be top notch,I’ll admit I may be picky however things like a loose toilet seat and no working fan in the bathroom as well as a fridge in the room which was anything but spotless (107) isn’t great,on the plus side staff
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Can’t remember sorry only there for one night
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Hi the pool,saunas and gym area are all free to use. Not sure if you can use the relaxation room for free or whether its there for relaxing after or before treatment
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How much extra to use the spa facilities per person please
Hi Liz The pool and gym etc are included in the overnight rate for residents and day visitors. The relaxation areas within our spa area are only for use by our guests that book treatments with us on that day, a full price guide for these treatments is available on our website. Should you have any further questions, please do contact us directly at the hotel Kind regards The Portal team
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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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"Rooms at the back of the hotel have the views"
"I called hotel to book as my mum is disabled and was given the perfect room."
"Large accessible room"
"lvl 2 floor is the ground lvl"
"Lovely view from rooms on 2nd floor. Room was large and comfortable."
$91 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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