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Great Harwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed our weekend here, staff were very helpful and polite. The only issue we had was with the breakfast on the Sunday morning, a few of the hot plates had not been kept topped up so we had to wait for fresh bacon and eggs to arrive. We mention this to the reception on check out and they deducted...

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holyhead
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent Sunday and Monday at Portal playing the both golf courses. There were 20 of us from Anglesey Golf Club. The rooms were spacious, and comfortable. The food was lovely, and we had Mr Glenn Turner as our after dinner speaker. A very nice, and interesting person. Keep up the good work Glenn. We will go back.

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on our mixed golf club getaway and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. All the hotel staff were very friendly and went out their way to ensure we had everything we needed. A big 'Thank you' goes to Glenn Turner who made our few days even more special by not only assisting our organiser in the great success of the trip...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Portal as a mixed group of golfers from Anglesey Golf Club, Rhosneigr. From the date I booked the event, I was introduced and greatly assisted / supported by the golf manager, Mr Glenn Turner. Glenn's kindness, helpfulness, professionalism and overall support was absolutely fantastic. Not just up to the date we arrived to play...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival to the hotel I was impressed with its location and the long sweeping drive through the golf course to the hotel. We were greeted professionally and curiously, as I had pre booked they had my info they asked to pre authorise a card if I wanted to charge things to the room which I gave to process. I...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to personally thank you for an amazing stay we had at the Portal Hotel on Sunday 12th February 2017.  We arrived on Sunday for our Spa treatments and our partners were booked in to play Golf and everything was ready for us when we arrived. I must say how nice the spa area was and also...

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uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only plus for this visit was the reception welcome. Description of views across golf course and fields proved in our case to be a disappointing as our view was a car park. Room was stuffy, needed cooling down, but no air con. I didn't think it was ideal for guests that had walking difficulties as the car park, although...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous stay! Check in was a breeze and the room was good quality. My friend and I headed straight to the pool after settling in and we're greeted by the leisure manager kirsty who was an absolute delight, she asked us about our plans for the weekend and explained what was available to us...not only that she remembered...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, staff all extremely helpful and friendly, greeted as soon as we entered and nothing was too much, also huge credit to Barry and his team for all their hard work looking after the stunning and beautiful grounds :)

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed New Years Eve to see in 2017, this was our first stay at this hotel. We choose after a lot of research to find a strict black tie event. Stayed in one of the Suites and had a wonderful spa treatment in the afternoon. We found the space and facilities in the suite excellent, spotless clean and a very...

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

Dear Mr & Mrs Emmerson, Thank you for your review and also the lovely letter you sent to us directly at the hotel following your stay over New Year. I'm delighted you enjoyed your experience and will ensure the team are rewarded for such positive guest feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards...

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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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $143 - $265 (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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“All rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles rhydwyn, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms from I could tell were spacious with enormous / comfortable beds beds!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 142peterr, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All ground floor rooms excellent, we were in room 219 - Fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles pcknowles, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles elainec6, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor room was very nice but very basic other couples on stay had much better rooms and well stocked on same booking& price”
 of 5 bubbles 786emmad, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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