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Located within 27 acres of gardens and woodland, the Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa has free parking and a spa. With an award-winning restaurant and cocktail bar, the hotel is 7 miles from Chester Racecourse.

Rooms at Craxton Wood are decorated and offer walnut work desks and scenic views. All rooms have an private bathroom, a flat-screen TV with Freeview and tea and coffee facilities.

The 1 AA rosette winning British Grill serves modern British food. The Cocktail Bar offers afternoon teas and inventive cocktails, and there is also a poolside coffee bar.

Close to the Welsh Border, Macdonald Craxton Wood is surrounded by countryside. The grounds have orchards and rose gardens, and there is also a spa with an 50 feet swimming pool, sauna, gym and treatment rooms.

On the outskirts of Chester, Craxton Wood Hotel is just 5 minutes’ drive from Cheshire Oaks Shopping Outlet. Ellesmere Port and Chester Zoo are both 15 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 3, 2005
Hotel chain/brand: Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

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Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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About Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

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  • do guests get free access to the spa and pool

    Dear Guest During your stay you can take advantage of complimentary use of the gym and leisure facilities inc pool, sauna and steam room. If you would like to access the spa you can book treatments directly with them or for a £20 fee you will receive robes and slippers and access to the thermal suit and relaxation rooms. many thanks


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    Answered on November 19, 2019
  • Do you get use of the pool/spa area?

    Dear Guest During your stay you can take advantage of complimentary use of the gym and leisure facilities inc pool, sauna and steam room. If you would like to access the spa you can book treatments directly with them or for a £20 fee you will receive robes and slippers and access to the thermal suit and relaxation rooms. many thanks


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    Asked about: Feature King Room • Answered on November 19, 2019
  • Hi will the pool and spa facilities be open from the 17th of May thanks

    The pool and spa facilities will be open on the 17th May


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    Answered on April 23, 2021
  • Hi, I'd the pool and spa open currently and do we have to pre-book? Also, do you have to book evening meal beforehand or just go restaurant on day?

    The pool & spa are open, but yes everything needs to be pre-booked including the restaurant, pool, treatments


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    Answered on July 26, 2021
  • Is it dog friendly. Is there a charge?

    I would advise to call the hotel to discuss your options further.


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    Answered on September 5, 2020
  • Does the pool need to be booked to use? as the same for the sauna and steam?

    You do not need to book to use the leisure facilities.


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    Answered on November 19, 2021
  • Hi do I need to book a slot to swim ?

    You do not need to book in to use the pool.


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    Answered on November 8, 2021
  • Is use of the spa included in price ?

    No, spa treatments or packages must be booked for separately. The pool is included with separate children's swim times


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    Asked about: Classic Family Room (2 Adults + 1 child) • Answered on July 20, 2021
  • Hello is it possible to put a toddler bed in the feature suite (we can bring our own bed if you do not have one available) thank you

    Subject to availability yes we can place a rollaway in the room


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    Answered on July 26, 2021
  • Does using the pool sauna and steam room Included in price

    You are free to use the facilities when you have a booking at the hotel. Kind regards


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    Answered on September 16, 2021
  • In a family room can 3 Adults stay?

    Yes


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    Answered on March 3, 2020
  • can You use the Gym if Your Staying there

    Yes you have full use of the leisure and pool facilities when staying in our hotel.


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    Answered on October 6, 2021
  • Hi it’s my daughter birthday we are staying over to use the pool can I book a slot after 6pm for her as I’m coming after work and won’t arrive til 6

    Hello, thank you for your enquiry. Children swim times are daily from 3pm until 6pm and 9am until 11am. Unfortunately we are unable to allow children to swim outside of these times. Thank you Reception


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    Answered on November 4, 2021
  • Do you cater for Vegetarians/Vegans

    Yes we can cater for both.


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    Asked about: Feature King Room • Answered on April 23, 2021
  • good morning does the room have a iron and ironing board

    The rooms do come with an iron and ironing board


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    Asked about: Feature King Room • Answered on November 12, 2021
  • Do you have age limit to use pool sauna spa pool etc my daughter is 15 nd we are coming for her Birthday ?

    Good Afternoon The pool is ok to use for any age, the Steam Room and Sauna are currently closed, however, normally age is 16 to use those facilities


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    Answered on October 21, 2020
  • Hi Would we be able to use your fridge /freezer for expressed milk and ice packs?

    We can store items for you in our fridges.


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    Answered on November 30, 2021
  • Is there a swimming pool?

    Good Morning. Yes we do have a swimming pool. Opening times are from 6.30 am until 10pm weekdays and 8am until 8pm Saturday/Sunday. Childrens swim times are 9 until 11 am and 3 until 6pm daily. Thank you


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    Asked about: Classic Double Room • Answered on October 2, 2021
  • Is the spa open for guests

    Yes the spa is open, but everything including the pool and treatments must be pre-booked


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    Answered on July 26, 2021
  • Is use of the pool/sauna included in the price of the overnight stay. Can we add on the thermal suites for an additional fee and if so how much?

    Hello, the leisure facilities, including the pool, poolside sauna and steam room are complimentary for your use during your stay. The Thermal suite is an additional £20 per person and treatments can be booked individually. thank you


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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Flint Castle
    4 miles
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
    4.3 miles
  • Greenacres Animal Park
    4.8 miles
  • Chester Zoo
    5.1 miles
  • Countess of Chester Hospital
    5.1 miles
  • University of Chester
    5.6 miles
  • Hawarden Castle
    5.8 miles
  • Ewloe Castle
    5.8 miles
  • Chester Cathedral
    6.2 miles
  • Chester Racecourse
    6.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Delamere Forest
    8 miles
  • Sefton Park
    8.7 miles
  • Liverpool Echo Arena
    9.3 miles
  • M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
    9.3 miles
  • Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
    9.5 miles
  • Liverpool ONE
    9.8 miles
  • Williamson's Tunnels
    9.8 miles
  • The Beatles Statue
    9.8 miles
  • Pier Head
    9.8 miles
  • Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
    9.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    7.4 miles
  • Manchester Airport
    30.2 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Grill @ Craxton Wood

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
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House rules Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The credit/debit card used to book a pre-paid rate must be presented to reception on arrival at the hotel. Please note that failure to do so will result in an alternative payment method being required.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa has 1 restaurant:

    • The Grill @ Craxton Wood

  • Guests staying at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single

  • Yes, Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is 0.8 miles from the center of Ledsham.

  • Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Body wrap
    • Body treatments
    • Steam room
    • Beauty services
    • Fitness classes
    • Facial treatments
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Waxing services
    • Yoga classes
    • Pedicure
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • The prices at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.