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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

4-star4 stars
Parkgate RoadLedsham, Nr Chester, Ellesmere PortEnglandCH66 9PBUnited Kingdom

4-star hotel in Ellesmere Port with spa and indoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Good internet service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
Bar and Beverages
Bar could improve
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From 2,082 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

from £69
  • Family Room
  • Classic Double Room
  • Classic Double Room (King)
  • Deluxe Suite (Feature Suite)
  • Deluxe Double Room (Feature King)
  • Executive Double Room (King)

What’s around Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa


  • Chester Zoo - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Chester Cathedral - 6.9 mi / 11.1 km
  • Grosvenor Museum - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • Blue Planet Aquarium - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • University of Chester - 6.2 mi / 9.9 km
  • Countess of Chester Hospital - 6.2 mi / 10 km
  • Monkey Bizness - 6.6 mi / 10.7 km

Getting around

  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 34-min drive
  • Manchester (MAN) 37-min drive
  • Capenhurst Station 6-min drive
  • Little Sutton Station 7-min drive
  • Hooton Station 8-min drive
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 72 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Health club
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Built in
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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


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.

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parties and events are allowed on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 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.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 140 reviews

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Good break but not to standard we hoped for.
The swimming pool suffered badly from green algae were tiles joined grating. Breakfast sausages were served not fully cooked inside. House keeping didn't empty bins and used teaspoons put into clean mugs.
a e, gb2 night trip
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
This hotel is situated in a very pleasant wooded area with ample parking spaces however there did appear to be only 1 space designated for Blue Badge holders. Earliest Check in was 3pm which was smooth. The room (240) was clean, tidy & spacious with ample storage. The breakfast was of a good quality with a varied variety, however if you need to use the toaster make sure there are long tongs available so as to avoid the possibility of burning one's hand when retrieving the toast etc. The bar was pleasant enough hover the staff appeared to be at sixes & sevens and were not familiar at using the coffee machine. Prices for the bar & restaurant are pretty hefty. No experience of the Spa as my stay did not allow time for this. Overall stay was pleasant but reserve judgement on its 4* rating.
Marilyn, gb2 night trip
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Very Good8.0
Very nice 1 night stay, will return at a good pric
The room and hotel was clean and tidy, unfortunately did not have enough time to explore the hotel. However the hotel has a very strong outdoor farm smell. Be aware that the hotel in slap bang in the middle of the countryside if you are not used to farming odours.
peter, gb1 night trip
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Very good hotel based in lovely surroundigns
Very comfortable room, excellent hotel gym that opens early, very good breakfast and location.
Tim, gb1 night trip
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Room was musty and not as clean as hoped. Fire alarm in morning due to suspected electrical issue and out of room for 2 hours and had the check out with no full breakfast and not able to even shower or go the toilet either prior to check out.
Ian, gb1 night trip

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