Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa
Why We Love It
- This contemporary hotel is in the Cheshire countryside, close to Chester
- Extensive leisure facilities include a spa & 18-metre swimming pool
- The Ranulf Restaurant holds an AA Rosette
- Golfers can play a round on one of the 3 courses or pick up some tips at the golf academy
88% (69 Member Ratings)
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Rooms & Rates
Set in the Cheshire countryside close to Chester, the modern 4-star Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa is a rural retreat geared up for relaxation.
Nearby attractions include Beeston Castle & Woodland Park and the Cheshire Ice Cream Farm, both around a 15-minute drive, or Chester Zoo and the Blue Planet Aquarium, which are around 30 minutes by car. The historic estate of Tatton Park, with its Georgian mansion and 50 acres of landscaped gardens, is 40 minutes away.
After a day of exploring, make the most of the extensive leisure facilities including a spa, a fitness centre, an 18-metre swimming pool, a thermal suite, three golf courses and a golf academy.
The AA has awarded the on-site Ranulf Restaurant a Rosette, saying it "delivers skilfully prepared, innovative cooking, as well as an excellent breakfast".
Expect to see seasonal dishes crafted with UK-sourced ingredients and tempting desserts such as the hot chocolate fondant and warm ginger parkin. The hotel also has a lounge bar for light bites, coffee or a pre-dinner cocktail.
The spacious rooms have contemporary décor and free Wi-Fi.
- "Staff throughout are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble" -- The AA
- Golf course (on-site)
- Indoor pool
- Sauna / Steam Room
- 100% smoke-free
- 24-hour room service
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
- Separate shower
- Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am
Pets: Pets allowed
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 11am Know Before You Go
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
Know Before You Go
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for full breakfast: GBP 21.50 per person (approximately)
- Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
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