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1 room, 2 adults

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

4-star4 stars
Preston New Road Samelsbury, Samlesbury, Preston, England, PR5 0UJ, United Kingdom

Riverfront hotel in Preston with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Value for money could be better

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

from £65
  • Family Room
  • Classic Double Room
  • Classic Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room

What’s around Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel


  • Brockholes Nature Reserve - 10-minute walk
  • Deepdale - 42-minute walk
  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Lancashire Infantry Museum - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • St. Wilfrid's Church - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Monkey Magic - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Avenham Park - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • University of Central Lancashire - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 39-min drive
  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 55-min drive
  • Preston Bamber Bridge Station 9-min drive
  • Buckshaw Parkway Station 11-min drive
  • Lostock Hall Station 11-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 98 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Extended parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast on weekends (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1972
  • Lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Scottish Steak Club – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel’s small print

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Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Guests can rest easy knowing that there's carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic 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 check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 30

Extended parking costs GBP 10 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.00 for adults and GBP 9 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

  • Does Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel?
    Yes. Extended parking costs GBP 10 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 30 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that serves British cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Hesketh's Arms (0.9 mi), Brockholes Visitor Village (1.2 mi) and Acregate Hotel (1.2 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 466 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Staff
Staff are fantastic and really good food, excellent
Mark, gb2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location
This was an overnight stay to break up a long motorway journey. As the hotel is just off the M6, it was an excellent location with all facilities, but no motorway noise. We enjoyed the restaurant food and breakfast.
Jennifer, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
We stayed for 2 nights to attend a family wedding in the area. The hotel was great, food in the restaurant was good and we enjoyed our visit.
Karen, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
The hotel itself is nice but it’s a really bad start when your checking in to find out the gent stood next to you is paying a lot less for the same period of time, rooms etc.
Andrew, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great value
Nice and relaxing hotel well presented great value for money negative is that the sat nav does not take you to the hotel directions need to be more clear
Jamie, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Had a great nights stay and a wonderful meal
Vivien, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Really lovely hotel and lovely staff , excellent breakfast
Sarah, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Tickled Trout
Lovely hotel, would stay there again. Weather conditions the previous weekend the river had flooded the lower ground floor. Staff dealt with this well.
C F, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Old faithful
Regular stop off for us when we visit family, always a warm welcome, nice rooms and very comfortable beds though rooms are a little tired but nothing significant, beautiful breakfast and brilliant service.
Brian, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Last Stayed here 42 years ago on our wedding night so will always have a soft spot for it, but it was still nice and worth the price we paid. Thanks
Lin, gb1 night trip

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

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