Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel

Chester Hotel
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Total Meeting Space600 sq. m
Guest Rooms72
Parkgate Road
Chester CH66 9PB

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel

Chester Hotel
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Room Features and Guest Services

  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Outside Caterers Allowed
  • Pet Friendly
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon

Venue Accessible By

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance Floor

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space600 sq. m
Meeting Rooms6
Largest Room354 sq. m
Second Largest Room63 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Exhibit Space100 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms72
Singles (1 Bed)2
Doubles (2 Beds)68
Single (1 Bed) Rate£75.00 – £149.00
Double (2 Beds) Rate£95.00 – £165.00
Tax Rate20%
Occupancy Rate50%



Local Attractions

Team-Building Events

Our excellent range of facilities is aimed at bringing members of your organisation closer together. Magnificent surroundings and private grounds are ideal for outdoor icebreakers, 'It's a Knockout'-style tournaments and archery. Aim for success with a clay pigeon shooting session or team up for a game of bubble football. Indoor activities can be tailored to suit your needs by our Events Team. Afterwards, why not treat your team to a range of relaxing Spa treatments?  Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Cheshire Oaks Shopping Outlet

3 mi. away
Located 3 miles away from Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel easily reached by car, with lots of shops and reastaurants
Kinsey Road
Ellesmere Port

Blue Planet Aquarium

15 minutes away
Blue Planet Aquarium makes a refreshing change from the pressure of work and is just 15 mins away.

Visit Chester

10 minutes away
Take time out with a trip to the bustling city of Chester with its wonderful bars and restaurants

Chester Zoo

4 mi. away
Chester Zoo is a great day out for all the family

Distance from Airport

  • 24.14 km from Venue


  • Complimentary Parking
  • Paid Parking


In the tranquil surroundings of 27 acres of Cheshire woodland, 4 Star Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa has the air of remote isolation yet is just a couple of minutes from motorway links and 10 minutes from the historic city of Chester. Deceptively easy to reach, we’re just 15 minutes from J10 of the M53 which connects to the M56, leading to Manchester city centre under an hour away. Chester Station is around 10 minutes’ drive while Manchester Airport can be reached in just over half an hour. In the other direction, Liverpool is just half an hour’s drive away. OUR FACILITIES Our self -contained conference centre is ideal whether you’re planning a conference for 300 delegates, or intimate boardroom meeting. A choice of seven rooms provide a range of options, each flooded with natural light and with views that bring the beauty of the outdoors in. Our stunning Craxton Suite can be split into two conference rooms or combined into one large function room with ample space for 300 guests. A private reception lounge with 4 bars and direct access to the outdoors, make it ideal for exhibitions, conferences, gala dinners and large events. A choice of air conditioned rooms with views over the garden provide space for up to 50 and provide a stunning backdrop to your strategy session, training meeting or AGM. Our boardroom is perfect for interviews and meetings. Free and unlimited WiFi keeps you connected with the option to upgrade to 100MBps bandwidth while AV equipment is available to ensure your technical needs are catered for. Our collection of 72 bedrooms deliver stunning views and many located in the original manor house retain superb original features. Find a work-relaxation balance at our recently upgraded health club and spa, or relax in the 27 acres of woodland and gardens before enjoying gourmet dining at our Craxton Wood Grill. OUR PLEDGE At Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa we adhere to the Macdonald Meetings promises by working hard to make time for your business. We offer a dedicated booking consultant, with product expertise to provide the booking service you require. We’ll give you the best rate first time and respond within 30 minutes of your enquiry and reward your commitment to us.

Additional Information

• Traditional country house close to historic Chester • 7 meeting rooms, flooded with natural light • Dedicated events coordinator • Free WiFi and AV equipment • 27 acres of woodland and gardens to explore • Close to train station, and motorway just five minutes away. • £1.4m upgraded health and wellbeing club with beautiful indoor pool

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