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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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre 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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Peaceful, comfortable room, beautiful location and quality swimming pool. Our two night break recharged our energy and helped us to relax, the staff were so helpful and went 'the extra mile' to attend to all of our requests. The views from the bar and restaurant are stunning
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Stayed overnight as part of a spa deal. The approach to the hotel is lovely as you drive past the golf courses. There was plenty of parking and the overflow car par was only a short walk from reception. Check in was easy and we got upgraded to a suite and managed to get into
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I can for 1 night (unfortunately) and had little chance to explore the place. But I can say that if you are looking for great holiday place. The location is really in middle of nowhere all around gold courses and fields. The problem was the hotel resturant that was very slow in
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Stayed here for 2 nights earlier in the week. On arrival greeted by helpful receptionist, checked into room and headed straight down to the spa for our pre booked treatments. Arrived at the spa, as new customers filled in relevant forms handed them back to the receptionist who
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Friend and I visited for overnight spa break. Hotel ok. Staff very nice. Restaurant food average, service very slow. Spa very disappointing. Disorganised. Not enough staff. Not able to have all Booked and Pre Paid treatments due to staff sickness. Received refund but
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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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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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No, and I don't know anyone who has - sorry.
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US$86 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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