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4.3 out of 5

"Exceptional beds and rooms, great staff. However Wi-fi is awful and the range of food at the restaurant isn't massive, but Tarporley has lovely restau ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 06 Feb 2018

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£102* Per night/room 18 Oct - 19 Oct

Superior Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Accessible King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa get high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas, plus a full-service spa and an indoor pool. This 4-star hotel has 85 rooms over 3 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and separate bathtubs and showers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy British cuisine and golf course views while dining at Scottish Steakhouse
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Treat yourself to aromatherapy, massages or facials at The Spa at Portal
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes a golf course, a health club and a steam room
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the pool
  • Just a 2-minute drive from Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre and a few minutes from Oulton Park Circuit
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Aug 2020

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5 out of 5

Excellent Hotel

Exceptional beds and rooms, great staff. However Wi-fi is awful and the range of food at the restaurant isn't massive, but Tarporley has lovely restaurants.

Posted by on 6 Feb 2018

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4 out of 5

Carfest trip

Great location for carfest at oulton park ,but taxis can be scarce and expensive Not the cheapest hotel but worth a stay

Posted by on 11 Aug 2015

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4 out of 5

great spar weekend

Was a nice stay great location and nice food nice friendly staff great gym and spa

Posted by on 9 Dec 2013

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About the Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa

Location Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley, England CW6 0DJ

Property Features

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and an indoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business centre on site. A health club, a sauna, and spa services are also featured at the business-friendly Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. This 4-star Tarporley hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 85 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • 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

Transport

  • Train station: Delamere Station (8.1 km / 5 mi)

Room Amenities

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa offers 85 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower. This Tarporley hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 10 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Scottish Steakhouse – Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Lounge Bar – Overlooking the golf course, this lobby lounge specialises in British cuisine and only serves light fare.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. In addition to an indoor pool, other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site

Spa Services

The Spa at Portal has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 15 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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 may be 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 guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

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 may be 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. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

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 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night

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

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You should know

  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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