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Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We visited the Portland Hotel weekend of the 25th March 17. The overnight stay was with friends for a golf weekend. On arrival we were greeted warmly with quick check in. The room was spotless, spacious will small extras. During the visit we enjoyed the full use of the well equipped gym, pool & sauna. The food was spot on...

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Shropshire, England
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were all really friendly and helpful even though the room key wasn't working: we didn't have to wait long to be 'let in' to our room. The food was excellent, delicious breakfast and good evening meal. The Premier Golf course was really good and in great condition. The big thing that lets this lovely course down are the...

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

Dear Barbados2009, 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 team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they can see the...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed on dinner bed and breakfast basis with 2 friends . Played golf on the premier course on the Sunday afternoon course was in fantastic condition and its only March!! Smooth check-in with the friendly reception girls who showed us to our bedroom which was spacious and well equipped ,comfortable bed and large bathroom. Dinner was really nice with great...

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

Dear Peter, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they can see the...

Coleshill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was staying at the property visiting my grandparents who live locally. The service at the property was fantastic from the arrival, with the friendly and very welcoming Front Office Manager(think her name was Bessie)greeting us. There was a Key Card issue at the property which was working to be fixed, however the property managed this superbly with staff being...

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

Dear Chris, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team and Desi personally so that they...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lovely weekend away , with my husband , for our wedding Anniversary, The place was lovely ,staff were brilliant, and our room and meals were very good, the only downside was the keys didn't work to get into our rooms , so had to wait for a member of staff to open our room door everytime we went...

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

Dear Lorraine, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality, Leisure facilities and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they can...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed in many macdonald hotels over the years but the Portal is simply the best.The welcome witha smile from Genie, Virag and Frieda just makes it worth the visit. I am always remembered and they always know where my prefered room is. The night time service from Andy is fab, Always with a smile. Lovely Guy. Paul and...

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

Dear Harwood, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality, service, hotel cleanliness and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi all this hotel is well worth a stay in for that special treat / business/ golf / Spar break . Nothing was too much trouble even when we arrived and there was a bit of a crisis going on due to the internet being down which contributed to certain operations not working as they should. As mentioned we had...

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

Dear Joseph, 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, leisure facilities and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they can...

Chesterfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6th Macdonald stop in the last 12 months and definitely the worst. With a £243 price tag for 1 night expectations were high (we'll stay at The Mere next time, where the price matches the quality). The reception and bar staff were very good. The same couldn't be said for restaurant staff. Nobody greeting for breakfast despite the sign saying...

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

Dear Luke, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm sorry you were disappointed with elements of your stay and I will of course review this feedback with the team to ensure we look to deliver to all of our guests expectations. Typically the feedback receive in relation to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently booked a night away at this hotel as a surprise getaway for my fiancé's birthday. We arrived around 2.30 and was politely welcomed by the lady at reception. Our room was ready so we didn't have to wait around until 3 to get checked in. The lady was very helpful and pointed out where we could find the...

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

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your review following your recent stay here at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your positive feedback in relation to the food quality, leisure facilities and team hospitality is very much appreciated. I will ensure this is relayed to the team so that they can...

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped overnight on 14/9/17 and it was a very pleasant stay. The grounds of the hotel are very well kept and the views are impressive and the inside of the hotel is well designed. The room was very large, clean and well furnished. We ate in the restaurant and selected the 3 courses for £25, which proved to be very...

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

Dear MDJW55, 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 will be sure to pass on your positive comments in relation to the facilities and service to the team. Breakfast quality is something that typically we deliver very well so I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: ₹ 7,301 - ₹ 13,950 (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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