73.0% Based on 2294 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The comfortable rooms at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be close to Blue Planet Aquarium. Free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking and a full-service spa are available. Built in 1999, this 4-star hotel has 72 rooms over 2 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • All rooms offer flat-screen TVs, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy British cuisine while dining at Craxton Wood Grill
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with body wraps, manicures and pedicures or aromatherapy at the spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and overall comfort
  • 10 minutes by car from Chester Zoo and 11 minutes from Grosvenor Museum

Classic Double Room, 1 King Bed (King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£64* Per night/room 26 Aug - 27 Aug

Deluxe Suite (Feature Suite)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed (Feature)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Location Parkgate Road, Ellesmere Port, England CH66 9PB

Property Features

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business centre on site. The business-friendly Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa also features a sauna, a garden, and coffee/tea in common area. Self parking is free. This 4-star Ellesmere Port hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 72 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1999
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Manchester (MAN) (55.6 km / 34.6 mi)
  • Train station: Capenhurst Station (4.2 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa offers 72 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Ellesmere Port hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Craxton Wood Grill – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Cocktail Bar & Lounge – Overlooking the garden, this bar serves lunch, dinner and light fare.

On-site venue No. 3 – This coffee shop only serves light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The on-site spa has 6 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or rollaway/extra bed. please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Children's swim times are from 9 am till 11 am and 3 pm till 6 pm. We regret that children are not allowed in the pool area outside of these times.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Craxton
  • Craxton Wood
  • Macdonald Craxton
  • Macdonald Craxton Wood
  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Ellesmere Port
  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel
  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel Ellesmere Port

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.