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Lovely hotel, staff were very friendly, it's in a nice and quiet location, we booked a standard double room and was pleasantly surprised when we walked in! It was massive! The bed was so big and comfy, we had 2 chairs and a dresser, we had a bath and a shower in our room. Which was lovely. The only downfall... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on business before having to move to a different hotel and l have to say l did not want to move! My room was clean where it mattered (there were a couple of cobwebs) and my bed was so comfortable l slept the best l have ever done in a hotel. Check in was efficient... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here as part of a package with a 3 course meal, an overnight stay and a spa treatment. This was for a little get away for our anniversary. What can i say - a disaster! For the treatments - I had a pedicure and my partner had a massage. My partner said his massage was... More 

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gemma, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I was disappointed to read your review and am very sorry that you were dissatisfied with elements of your stay. Whilst typically the hospitality we offer is received very well by our guests I'll ensure your feedback is discussed at length... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well laid out hotel most of the rooms on ground floor. Nice welcome and room Nice with a seperate shower which was good as the overbath showers difficult to regulate sometimes. Food excellent but breakfast expensive. For golfers looks like excellent facillities. Spa facilities good with several saunas and steam rooms

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality and facilities is much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Alan Shaw General Manager More 

Winsford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

During my stay at Portal i had an amzing time with my wife, the most creditable service your staff provided was in the restaurant with a young lad called Sam provided a service with a smile and his helfulness was amzing as everything was brought within excellent condition and a friendliness.

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear ndanskin, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality and facilities is much appreciated. It's great to receive personal recognition for our team members rest assured Sam will be recognised for... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a massage with Nikki it was the best massage I have ever had. My back and shoulders were so tight afterwards l walked out on a cloud my back and shoulders moving again. Nikki was amazing highly recommend the spa and Nikki at portal xxxx

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anji, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the Spa and treatment quality is much appreciated. It's great to receive personal recognition for our team members and rest assured Nikki will be recognised... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Reception welcoming and efficient and staff friendly and obviously doing there best in a very difficult situation Room good size and very clean some of the party had broken heaters and very cold rooms until a portable heater was brought Treatment nice and relaxing however unable to book any other treatment due to lack of staff and treatment times moved... More 

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mistyboy30, Thank you for your review. We are in contact with your party organisor in relation to the concerns you had with your stay but thank you for your feedback. Kind Regards Alan Shaw General Manager More 

Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a two night break with my husband. We were both very impressed with the whole experience. Firstly, the staff are all extremely friendly and efficient. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The food was of a very high quality and served nicely. The spa, pool and gym facilities were excellent. We had the extra bonus... More 

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality, team and facilities are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Alan Shaw General... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed with my partner on a Sunday night. The whole experience was excellent. We went on the autumn offer which included use of the Spa, Dinner bed and breakfast. It was excellent value for money. The restaurant food was well presented and there was a lot of choice. The restaurant was quiet but the staff made a lot of... More 

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MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Thefreckldone, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality and facilities are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Alan Shaw General Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim Hogan 4 ball Portal 21st / 22nd September 2016 So we arrived at Portal hotel and Spa at 11:30 on a drizzly September morning (Sept 21st) We were booked in for 2 rounds of golf with Dinner bed and breakfast. The Hotel was modern and our bedrooms were ready for us to check in. A quick libation for the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Tarporley
Price Range: $138 - $228 (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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“Only go if playing Golf”
 of 5 bubbles ndanskin2016, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay if you want to eat”
 of 5 bubbles Mistyboy30, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Signature rooms are on the first floor but you may have to ask if you want a view over the grounds and not a car park.”
 of 5 bubbles neils93, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I do not know I as I did not stay.”
 of 5 bubbles chorltonmrjonathanc, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“suites are spacious with 2 double beds.”
 of 5 bubbles Vulcanian, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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