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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel

Parkgate, Cheshire, United Kingdom

4 Star Hotel


The Macdonald Craxton Wood is a Tourist hotel. Located in City Centre area. Shopping is accessible by bus/taxi and the nightlife/restaurants are Coffee Shop the hotel.
In 27 acres of gardens and woodland, this hotel has free parking, free Wi-Fi and a luxury spa. With an award-winning restaurant and cocktail bar, the hotel is 15 minutes from Chester Racecourse. Rooms at Craxton Wood are elegantly decorated and offer walnut work desks and scenic views. All rooms have an en suite bathroom, satellite TV and tea and coffee facilities. The Garden Room Restaurant serves cooked breakfasts, light lunches and a creative evening menu. The Cocktail Bar offers afternoon teas and inventive cocktails, and there is also a poolside coffee bar.

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    8.0 Great (22 reviews)
    • Near the beach
      Yes (1)
      No (18)
    • Near to restaurants / entertainment
      Yes (9)
      No (10)
    • Suitable for families
      Yes (19)
      No (1)
    • Suitable for older people
      Yes (21)
      No (0)
    • Suitable for younger people
      Yes (15)
      No (3)
    3.0 Unsatisfactory
    • Jacqueline from Gravesend
    • United Kingdom
    Without having the spa/swimming pool to enjoy there isn't much else to do!
    Top Tip: there is a pub down the road
    8.0 Great
    • Vanessa from Salford
    • United Kingdom
    Lovely big room with comfy bed, and nice bathroom too. Breakfast that was included with our room was very tasty - fried breakfast plus a large and varied buffet. Also had free use of the swimming pool, steam room and sauna from 10am on the day of the booking. Only things that marked it down were regarding service at breakfast - one of my friends asked about the breakfast not being cooked in butter due to an allergy but the waitress never came back to confirm this, the coffee for another friend was never brought to the table and she had to ask twice before it did come, and the sausage was somehow omitted from my fried breakfast!!
    8.5 Excellent
    • Terry from Shrewsbury
    • United Kingdom
    Despite booking and asking twice if our room was an executive we were initially put in a classic. I was really disappointed to find having been reassured that it was an executive that there was mould in the bathroom and we overlooked the back lawns.
    When I rang to query the room rating I said this was supposed to be a special treat.
    To cut a long story short, Nicola was excellent, and appeared to understand how upset and disappointed I was. Room changed and Nicola was 1st rate.
    Excellent breakfast.
    8.3 Great
    • Sharon from Luton
    • United Kingdom
    Very nice hotel , got a great deal, but food expensive , so ate out
    Top Tip: Chester retail park is fab
    9.1 Magnificent
    • Carol from Worcester
    • United Kingdom
    We were a party of three using three rooms, the reception staff were very helpful despite a busy input of visitors. The rooms were lovely and the hotel stood in wonderful gardens, we used the pool and had tea in the spa. Dinner and breakfast were of a very high standard, we will return in the future as we had a wonderful stay.
    Top Tip: The Boathouse in Parkgate is an exceptional eating place, the standard of food and menu are a delight matched by a perfect setting and atmosphere , you need to book in advance.