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Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Festive Breaks and Party Nights at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & SpaAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & SpaParkgate Road, LedshamChesterCH66 9PBTel 0344 879 9038

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From lavish themed party nights packed with bags of entertainment, to smaller and more intimate celebrations - Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa has got it all.  What's more we have a variety of spa and pamper packages for the ultimate 'getting ready experience' and some great relaxation treatments which are essential for those party hangovers.

No matter what you are looking for, when you choose Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa you are choosing a venue with exceptional food, a great atmosphere, wonderful service and lasting memories.

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    Christmas & New Year Packages

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      This year your Christmas Day at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa begins with a chilled glass of champagne before you make your way into our restaurant for a truly memorable lunch. Our menu will be specially crafted for you using the finest seasonal ingredients to pack a flavourful punch, so take the chance to relax and let us take care of everything. Lunch also includes a glass of wine for adults or a soft drink for children and is followed by a visit from Santa Claus.

      £79.75 per adult/£35.50 per child

      £79.75 adults
      £35.50 children aged five - 12 years
      Children under five years dine free


    • Set in 27 acres of woodland yet close to the city of Chester, Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is the ideal venue for a relaxing festive break away from it all. Arrive at your leisure on Christmas Eve, stay for three enjoyable nights and, with no set itinerary to tie you down, you can come and go as you please. Spoil yourself with treatments in our spa, go shopping in Chester or simply relax by our wonderful heated indoor swimming pool. A delicious and hearty breakfast is served each morning and dinner is included on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day in our awardwinning restaurant. Christmas Day itself is a special occasion and you will be treated to a delicious lunch and a visit from Santa Claus, and if you’re still peckish in the evening then sample the delights from our festive buffet. Book and receive one additional night complimentary on a room only basis 23rd or 27th December.

      £349.50 per person

      • Delicious breakfast each morning
      • Dinner in the restaurant on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day
      • Christmas Day lunch
      • Visit from Santa Claus
      • Festive buffet in the evening on Christmas Day

      24th - 26th December

    • Start the night with an unlimited Buck’s Fizz reception. Then indulge in a fantastic three course festive dinner created with the finest ingredients and prepared by our award-winning chefs. Then it’s your turn to party as the resident DJ fills the dance floor with hits from the last four decades!

      From £35.75 per person

      • Three course festive meal
      • DJ & dancing
      • Unlimited Bucks Fizz on arrival
      Friday 4th, 11th and 18th December £35.75
      7.30pm - 1.00am
      Saturday 5th, 12th and 19th December £37.75
      7.30pm - 1.00am
      Add half bottle of house wine £6.50 per person
    • Arriving at our beautiful hotel, the gorgeous gardens and woods help set a scene for a very special family celebration. Our chefs have worked hard to select the finest produce to create the most delectable three course meal. The choice from our festive Sunday menu is all yours. Then just sit back, relax with your beloved family and friends and enjoy the magical moment the children’s faces light up when Santa Claus makes his special visit! Includes a choice of three courses from our traditional family festive Sunday lunch menu. A children’s menu for those under 12 years is available.

      £23.00 per adult/£10.50 per child

      Sunday 6th, 13th and 20th December
    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Join our black and white themed dinner dance for a New Year’s Eve to remember. You will be welcomed with a champagne drinks reception before indulging in a lavish four course gala dinner followed by coffee and petits fours. Afterwards get ready to join in the fun with our live entertainment. Then we want to see everyone on the dance floor when our DJ takes to the stage playing the best tracks until 1.00am.

      £89.50 per person

      • Champagne reception
      • Delicious four course gala dinner
      • Live entertainment and resident DJ
      • Overnight stay package available

      Overnight stay package £159.50 per person including breakfast

    • Dining, food & drink at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      For the most wonderful New Year, choose this fabulous two night break. At our Vital Leisure Club & Spa there is a wide range of beauty and relaxation treatments that can assist your New Year party preparations and make you feel on top of the world. Check in on December 30th and spend the day being pampered and preened ready for the dinner dance the following evening. Or why not check out the winter sales in Chester and find some last minute accessories for your party outfit? Alternatively check in for your break on New Year’s Eve and relax on New Year’s Day without the stress of driving home after a late night. Blow away the cobwebs with a walk around our grounds or a leisurely swim in our pool. Your two night break includes entry to the fabulous New Year’s Eve Black and White Ball, accommodation in a Classic room, breakfast on both mornings and dinner in the restaurant on your remaining night.

      £229.50 per person

      • New Year's Eve gala ball
      • Two nights accomodation
      • Breakfast on both mornings
      • Dinner in the restaurant on one night

      Wednesday 30th December and Thursday 31st December
      Friday 31st December and Saturday 1st January

      Includes New Year's Eve gala ball, two nights' accommodation (either 30th and 31st December or 31st and 1st January), breakfast on both mornings and dinner in the restaurant on the second night. Late check out at 12noon.