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Get an overview of this hotel4-star hotel with full-service spa and restaurant



Situated in the historical district, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Blue Planet Aquarium, Eastham Country Park, and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Chester Zoo and Chester Cathedral are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 72 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 7 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a sauna, spa services, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 72 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Craxton Wood Grill - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Cocktail Bar & Lounge - Overlooking the garden, this bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Onsite venue #3 - This coffee shop serves light fare only. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The onsite 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.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or rollaway/extra bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 19.50 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

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