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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley CW6 0DJ England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
30 Sep1 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of 6 golfers stayed at the Macdonald Portal Hotel in August 2018 for a two day golf trip Great hospitality and superb food, well worth a visit. The courses were well maintained and we were not held up at any stage over the...More

Thank Llandudno1963
Response from MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Llandudno1963 Many thanks for your fantastic feedback following your two day golf trip with us! I was delighted to read that you valued your time with us and enjoyed the hospitality and food that my team provided. I will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Done 30+ Reviews on TripAdvisor and never given less than 3* until today. Currently on Day 1 of a 3-day stay at Portal and it has been really disappointing. So, so many issues. I'll try to keep it brief: - The Premier golf course is...More

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Response from MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 5 days ago

Dear John L Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review during your visit. Unfortunately due to the nature of delays in publishing Trip Advisor reviews, I have only just been alerted to your comments (evening of 17th September). I am so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed overnight and have stayed here a couple of times before . we found all the staff very helpful from the receptionist to the cleaner , mark in the restaurant looked after us the food was fantastic . the rooms where specious and very...More

Thank jackie s
Response from MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr & Mrs Spence Thank you both so much for the lovely review! I am delighted to read that the team looked after you well and in particular Mark, our Restaurant Manager and his team. Great to hear that you will be returning, we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to a wee break with my husband and as we left it a bit late I booked on Friday. The reason I booked your hotel was that the restaurant menu sounded amazing. I read this off your website. Lots of starters and scallops...More

1  Thank Joyce A
Response from MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joyce A I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay with, in particular that you were so disappointed that the menu on the evening of your stay did not match the one that we advertise on line. Please be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just catching up with my posts and thought i'd write about how lovely our spa break was at Christmas last year. I stayed overnight with about 10 friends. We had a great deal including spa treatments, 3 course evening meal, overnight stop with full use...More

Thank trixie12345
Response from MacPortal, General Manager at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear trixie12345 Many thanks for the delayed review of your experience with us last Christmas. I am very pleased to hear that you plan to return and hope to see you later in the year. Kindest regards James Pownall

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel 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
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 103 - US$ 253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf Hotel Tarporley
Macdonald Portal Tarporley
United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Tarporley
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24 February 2018|
Response from James P |
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! :)
alison w
15 September 2017|
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Response from paul f | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for wedding parties so I imagine they might do but honestly I don't know
17 July 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has wifi and it is free
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