Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa  4 stars

Parkgate Road, Ledsham, Chester, United Kingdom, CH66 9PB  show mapSave
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The four-star Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel features convenient location on the spacious woodland in the countryside area of Chester.

This tranquil country house combines British traditional design with 21st century comfort and luxury.

The elegant 72guest rooms and suites are completed with en suite marble bathroom and trouser press.

There are three dining venues that serve delicious British cuisine and refreshing drinks.

The business center includes coffee breaks, wireless internet access, photocopying facilities and audio-visual capabilities. The airy seven meeting venues can accommodate up to 300 delegates.

The Leisure Club and Spa provides 18-meter heated indoor pool, gym with Technogym machines, a steam room and a sauna, the relaxing hot stone massage and dance studio.

Number of rooms   72.

City Center Chester - 6.2 mi
Airports Chester (CEG) - 5.8 mi, Liverpool John Lennon (LPL) - 7.5 mi
Train Stations Chester Train Station - 6.3 mi
Bus stop - 3.6 mi


The hotel provides rooms for guests with disabilities.

Classic Rooms are fitted with power shower and complimentary mineral water.

Executive Rooms include DVD player and extra-large work desk.

Family Rooms are equipped with single pull-out bed and stunning pool views.

Suites feature separate lounge with sofa, bathrobes and slippers.

Dining options

The Aiden Byrne British Grill serves a range of inspired British classic dishes and mouth-watering desserts in the stylish contemporary dining area.

The Cocktail Bar and Lounge offers outdoor terrace with garden views and traditional country house ambience to savor tasty cocktails and wine from 12pm till late.

The Vital Coffee Bar provides nutritious snacks and refreshments from 7am till 10pm.

All visitors are offered a full english breakfast for a fee. 

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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Express check-out
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Solarium
  • Sun terrace
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets are not allowed.

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The hotel provides rooms for guests with disabilities.

Classic Rooms are fitted with power shower and complimentary mineral water.

Executive Rooms include DVD player and extra-large work desk.

Family Rooms are equipped with single pull-out bed and stunning pool views.

Suites feature separate lounge with sofa, bathrobes and slippers.

Executive Room
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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa Executive Room
Bed type: One Single Bed or Double Bed or King Size Bed

The room offers additional place which gives you plenty of space. The room includes an extra-large desk and luxurious bath.

Room facilities
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    Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa Suite

    The suite is full of original features, like the leaded light windows which offer breath-taking view over the gardens and woodland. Enjoy spacious, contemporary luxury into the bathrobe and slippers provided and settle into a deep, comfy sofa to watch a DVD on the plasma TV in the separate lounge.

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      Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa Classic Room Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or King Size Bed or Two Single Beds

      Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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        What's nearby

        Places of interest
        • Royal British Legion
          2.1 mi
        • Wings Club
          2.3 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Blue Planet Aquarium
          3.6 mi
          Longlooms Road, Ellesmere Port
        • National Waterways Museum
          4.2 mi
          South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port
        • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
          4.4 mi
          Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port
        • Port Sunlight Museum
          6.5 mi
          23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight
        • Otterspool Park
          7.3 mi
          Otterspool Drive, Liverpool
        Getting there.

        Hawarden Airport is about 20.1k away.

        Head southwest toward Chester Road/A5104, turn right onto Chester Road/A5104, continue to follow A5104, turn right to merge onto A55 toward Conwy, exit on the right onto A494 toward Queensferry, merge onto Welsh Road/A550 via the ramp to M53/B'head, keep left at the fork, turn left onto Parkgate Road/A540, turn left onto Puddington Lane and turn left toward the property.

        Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa Reviews

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          the only thing i enjoyed whilst being at this hotel was being at my cousins wedding.

          i thought the way the staff dealt with all the room mix ups was awful and also they had no first aid eqiupment to help a very poorly gentleman. tthe whole situation was dealt with very badly.

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