Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa
Why We Love This Hotel
- 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
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.