Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

Parkgate RoadChesterCH1 6NEUnited Kingdom
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About Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

Guests can relax and unwind in the countryside near Chester at Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa. Set within a revamped 17th-century manor found five minutes’ drive from the M56 motorway, this secluded rural hotel features a fully equipped gym, a spa, a heated indoor swimming pool, and landscaped gardens.

The refined, carpeted rooms contain flat-screen TVs, patterned wallpaper, soft furnishings and en-suite bathrooms. Selected rooms add four-poster beds.

Besides a 24-hour reception and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, facilities include conference rooms and free parking. Steam rooms, a sauna, hot tub and wellness and beauty treatments are also offered at the spa, as are exercise classes.

Enjoying garden views, the on-site restaurant serves British and international fare. Full English breakfasts and afternoon teas are on the menu. The hotel bar serves snacks and drinks.

Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa is a ten-minute drive from Chester Zoo with its monkeys and big cats. Chester city centre, with its extensive shopping and heritage buildings, is less than three miles away..


Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 6NE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1244)851666 | Fax: +44(1244)851400 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Spacious rooms with cosy beds

Positive sentiment about the size of the rooms and the cosiness of the beds emerges as a theme in guest reviews of this hotel. They say they usually enjoy a pleasant rest on the comfortable bedding and feel that the rooms offer them plenty of space in which to unwind.

Leisure facilities find favour with guests

On the whole, guests are impressed by the relaxation and leisure facilities offered at this country hotel. They often speak highly of the fully equipped gym, the indoor swimming pool and the spa, where they can enjoy a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments administered by trained providers.

A peaceful and strategic rural location

The peaceful nature of this hotel’s rural setting appeals to reviewers, as do the lovely landscaped gardens that surround the property. The location also has a strategic edge, according to reviews, because it makes it simple to drive to historic Chester city centre for sightseeing and shopping. Drivers further welcome the proximity of the M56 motorway for easy access to Manchester and north Wales.

Negative Reviews

Food grumbles

Slow service at breakfast, unimaginative restaurant meals and pricey food and drinks are among the criticisms guests level at the catering offered here. With regards to breakfast, guests are often disappointed that it is not included in the room rate.

Maintenance problems

Travellers report that some rooms could do with being better maintained to address problems like peeling paint, tired fixtures and fittings, and dim lighting. At times, reviewers also encounter an unreliable hot water supply.

Too hot for some

The lack of air conditioning can mean the rooms get uncomfortably hot during the warmest weather, reviews indicate.

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