Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

Mollington, Chester

Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa is an historic 17th Century manor house just a short drive from Chester city centre.  Following a multimillion-pound refurbishment the hotel now boasts a beautiful selection of elegant rooms as well as a spa and indoor swimming pool.

For diners, the Earl of Chester Restaurant, serving both traditional English and world food, has wonderful views over its own patio and the ground beyond.  For those wanting something more casual the Bar Lounge offers classic options and lighter snacks.  There is also 24 hour Room Service available.

The Spa at Crabwall Manor offers an 18-meter heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room, massage showers and a whirlpool.  In addition, guests have use of the well-equipped gym, aerobics studio and treatment rooms offering a rage of spa treatments including aromatherapy massage, facials and hand and feet treatments.

Crabwall Manor offers free parking and is just five minutes from the M56 motorway.

Parkgate Road, Mollington, Chester, CH1 6NE
Tel: 01244 851666
Fax: 01244 851400

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About Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

  1. BEDROOMS

    Catch some zzz’s

    Master Suites

    Our hotel boasts three spacious Master Suites all individually designed with indulgence, relaxation and comfort in mind. Perfect for a romantic break, discovering historic Chester or a well earned treat after a long day at the office.

    Facilities

    •  24 hour room service
    •  Complimentary toiletries
    •  Free parking
    •  Free wifi access
    •  Hairdryer
    •  Heated Towel Rail
    •  Ironing facilities
    •  Large flat screen TV
    •  En suite bathroom with large bath and shower
    •  Private lounge with luxury furnishings
    •  Tea and coffee making facilities

    Room Information

    Retaining the character of the Manor House and the Clock Tower, the original features have been enhanced with stylish decoration and plush carpets and soft furnishings. Each suite comes with a spacious private lounge, intimate dining area and large en suite bathroom.

     

     

    Junior Suites

    Our Junior Suites are the perfect way to relax. Crabwall Manor Hotel is proud to offer four of these sophisticated, spacious suites. With the extra room and large bathrooms they are an excellent choice for those wanting real luxury, and perfect for those wanting to stay a little longer.

    Facilities

    •  En suite bathroom with bath and shower
    •  Complimentary toiletries
    •  Lounge seating area
    •  Flat screen TV
    •  Ironing facilities
    •  Hairdryer
    •  Heated Towel Rail
    •  Tea and coffee making facilities
    •  Free wifi access
    •  Free parking
    •  24 hour room service

    Room Information

    Our Junior Suites provide both privacy and comfort for the discerning guest. With sumptuous double beds, each suite has either its own distinct lounge area with a sofa and an easy chair, for poster bed or balcony. Flat Screen TV and and a spacious bathroom with both a bath and shower.

     

    Superior Rooms

    At Crabwall Manor Hotel our Superior Rooms have all the luxury of our Classic rooms but are even larger. Stylish and tranquil, each Superior Rooms blend classic design with contemporary comfort, something we would all like to grow accustomed to.

    Facilities

    •  En suite bathroom with bath and shower
    •  Complimentary toiletries
    •  Double/Twin capabilities
    •  Flat screen TV
    •  Ironing facilities
    •  Hairdryer
    •  Heated Towel Rail
    •  Tea and coffee making facilities
    •  Free wifi access
    •  Free parking
    •  24 hour room service

    Room Information

    Our Superior Rooms are fitted and furnished to the highest standards and can be for either Double or Twin requirements. Complete with a desk and chair the Superior room is perfect for the business person who needs to stay in touch with the outside world with our complimentary wifi access. The additional space and sofa beds also make these rooms the ideal choice for families.

     

    Classic Rooms

    Our Classic Rooms stylishly combine the feel of the traditional manor house with comfortable contemporary design. Spacious and fitted and furnished to the highest standards, our Classic Rooms can suit either Double or Twin requirements.

    Facilities

    •  24 hour room service
    • Complimentary toiletries
    •  Double/Twin capabilities
    •  En suite bathroom with shower, most with a bath
    •  Flat screen TV
    •  Free parking
    •  Free wifi access
    •  Hairdryer
    •  Heated Towel Rail
    •  Ironing facilities
    •  Tea and coffee making facilities

    Room Information

    Our Classic Rooms stylishly combine the feel of the traditional manor house with comfortable contemporary design. Spacious and fitted and furnished to the highest standards, our Classic rooms can be for either Double or Twin requirements.

  2. FOOD & DRINK

    Come dine with us

    Whether you prefer sophisticated à la carte dining, a relaxed bar meal, afternoon tea or a relaxing drink, Crabwall Manor Hotel has a range of tempting options to choose from.

    The Earl of Chester Restaurant is renowned for its freshly prepared food and fine wines. For those wanting a more informal dining experience the Bar Lounge menu is available with classic options and lighter snacks to satisfy all appetites.

    If a truly indulgent treat is what you are looking for, Crabwall Manor Hotel can offer you a decadent traditional afternoon tea. With delicious savoury sandwiches, scrumptious cakes and fresh scones all served with classically refreshing tea, or coffee if you prefer.
    Whether you prefer sophisticated à la carte dining, a relaxed bar meal, afternoon tea or a relaxing drink, Crabwall Manor Hotel has a range of tempting options to choose from.

    The Earl of Chester Restaurant is renowned for its freshly prepared food and fine wines. For those wanting a more informal dining experience the Bar Lounge menu is available with classic options and lighter snacks to satisfy all appetites.

    The Earl of Chester Restaurant

    The perfect choice for sophisticated yet relaxed dining at the hotel. The wide and varied menu offers the best of classic and contemporary cuisine, all freshly prepared by our expert chefs. You will be looked after by our friendly restaurant staff from the moment you are seated at your table, and for those who enjoy a glass of something fruity, we have an extensive wine list for you to choose from.

    Restaurant MenuBar MenuWine ListRoom Service Menu

     

    Private Dining

    We have a number of rooms that are suitable for private dining. With its sense of history and beautiful original features, Crabwall Manor Hotel makes a stunning backdrop for any occasion. Whether you are looking to hold an intimate family get together, a special occasion or celebration, we have the perfect setting make it one to remember.

    For those wanting a more informal dining experience the Bar Lounge menu is available with classic options and lighter snacks to satisfy all appetites.


    Opening Times

    Bar Lounge Opening Times
    Every day 10.00am until 10.00pm
    Restaurant Opening Times
    Every day  6.30pm until 9.30pm

  3. MEETINGS, EVENTS & CELEBRATIONS

    Planning an Event?

     

    Meetings

    Crabwall Manor Hotel offers a delightful venue and is an ideal location for any type of business event. Our facilities are suitable for training seminars, conferences, meetings, presentations, corporate hospitality and social and networking functions.

    Facilities
    •  Ground floor function rooms
    •  Free parking
    •  Free wifi access
    •  Direct links from M6, M56 and M53
    •  Manchester Airport 35 miles
    •  Liverpool John Lennon Airport 25 miles
    •  Chester Railway Station 8 Miles
    •  Air conditioning
    •  Day and 24 hour Delegate packages
    •  Tailor made meetings
    •  48 stylish en suite bedrooms
    •  Spa and Fitness Suite on site

    We have four air conditioned function rooms, all with ground floor access and we can accommodate from 2 to 100 delegates. The hotel is situated 7 miles from the historic city of Chester and is easily accessible by road, rail and air.

    The hotel is known for its good food, excellent refreshments are available and our dedicated events coordinator is on hand to discuss any specific requirements you may have.

    Delegates can also take time out to have a refreshing walk in our gardens in a peaceful tranquil atmosphere or have a seat in our Bar Lounge or Drawing Room to recharge their batteries.

    For further information on delegate packages or tailor made meetings please contact the hotel.

     

    Family Celebrations

    If you are looking for a beautiful and unique setting to celebrate your special occasion then Crabwall Manor Hotel is just perfect. Our Jacob and Lyle Suites will give a real sense of grandeur and luxury to any occasion. Take a stroll along our Gallery to the Conservatory, with its beautiful views it is an idyllic setting for any event. Crabwall Manor is perfect for Christenings and Naming Ceremonies, for Anniversaries and Private Dining and for your Christmas and New Year Celebrations. Our events team can help you with your arrangements for a Funeral Reception with menus carefully complied to make things as simple as possible.

    So what kind of event can we host at Crabwall Manor? Whether it be a magical wedding, private dining for a family occasion, an anniversary, birthday party, afternoon tea, funeral or christening, the choice is really yours.

    Our dedicated events coordinator is here to help ensure your celebration is truly memorable. Your celebration is exactly that, yours, so all of our menus can be tailored to your exact requirements. We can help you arrange a disco to dance the night away, table decorations and chair covers, even flowers and gifts for your guests.

    If you would like to stay with us and extend your visit a little longer, we have 48 beautifully designed bedrooms and a relaxing and revitalising spa for you to take advantage of during your stay. For further information please contact us, we are more than happy to help.

     

  4. THE SPA

    Time to Unwind

    As soon as you turn into the hotel’s drive you will start to feel the stresses and strains of everyday life fading away.

    The Spa at Crabwall Manor is set within the tranquil countryside and the relaxing grounds of the hotel. With an 18 metre indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi, our spa promotes a mind, body and soul philosophy. The luxurious beauty and relaxation treatment menu perfectly complements this truly indulgent spa offering.

    For those who want to be a little more active, the Spa has a fully air conditioned state of the art gymnasium. We can also offer personal trainer services and group exercise classes.

    The team pride themselves on delivering the highest standard of client care with exceptional attention to detail creating an exclusive spa and exceptional ambiance like no other.

    Fitness at the Crabwall Manor

    Crabwall Manor Spa boasts a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with fully equipped air conditioned gym with resistance machines, state of the art cardio equipment and a free weights exercise area.

    We also have an advanced personal trainer on site (www.phildavispersonaltraining.co.uk) who can offer specific and tailor made exercise programmes to meet all your exercise needs and delivered to the highest standard.

    Facilities
    • 18 metre indoor heated pool
    • Changing rooms with lockers
    • Air conditioned gym
    • Fully trained team
    • Personal training services
    • Refreshment bar
    • Relaxation Lounge
    • Sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi
    • Fitness Classes

    For those who prefer to exercise in groups there is a studio on site which offers classes such as aqua aerobics, Pilates, Metafit and yoga to name a few. All of our classes are taught by friendly, experienced and highly qualified instructors.

    Spa

    Our treatments are designed to offer the ultimate in pampering, relaxation and revitalisation experiences. The treatment rooms provide a tranquil and calm environment in which you can totally relax, a little pampering should surely be a prerequisite for any stay at Crabwall Manor Hotel.

    Why not take the opportunity to indulge in our invigorating body treatments and rejuvenating therapeutic techniques? There is no more pleasurable way to ease body tensions, soothe the mind and revive the spirit.

    We also offer a great selection of luxurious spa packages. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway, an overnight stay with friends on a girls night in or just to be completely pampered and relaxed for the day, at The Spa we have something to suit everyone.

    If you want to give a spa gift to a family member or loved one then Spa Vouchers are available, please contact the Spa Team directly for further information on 01244 851 585.

    Facilities
    • Changing rooms with lockers
    • An indoor heated swimming pool
    • A mood enhancing spa suite which includes a sauna, jacuzzi & steam room
    • A Jessica nail bar – offering a variety of nail treatments
    • Signature packages specially designed for Crabwall Manor
    • Beautiful treatment rooms offering luxurious ESPA treatments
      Crabwall Day Spa Packages
      Crabwall Spa Treatments
      Crabwall Overnight Spa Breaks
    Spa Treatments
    ESPA Massage Treatments
    • Aromatherapy Massage
      55 minutes                          Mon – Thur £65                  Fri – Sun £70
    • Hot Stone Massage
      55 minutes                          Mon – Thur £69                  Fri – Sun £74
    • Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £40                 Fri – Sun £45
    • Back, Face & Scalp Treatment
      85 minutes                           Mon – Thur £85                  Fri – Sun £89
    • Shoulder,Neck and Scalp Massage
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £40                  Fri – Sun £45
    • Deep Muscle Massage
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £69                  Fri – Sun £74
    • Muscle Reviver
      40 minutes                            Mon – Thur £45                 Fri – Sun £50
    • Shoulder, Neck & Face Massage
      55 Minutes                           Mon – Thur £65                 Fri – Sun £70
    ESPA Facial Treatments
    • Age Defying Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £69                  Fri – Sun £74
    • Skin Radiance Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £69                  Fri – Sun £74
    • Re-Hydrator Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £65                  Fri – Sun £70
    • De-Sensitiser Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £59                  Fri – Sun £70
    • Skin Purifying Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £65                  Fri – Sun £70
    • Personalised Express Facial
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £45                  Fri – Sun £49
    • Advanced Radiance Facial
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £69                  Fri – Sun £74
    Eye Treatments
    • Eyebrow Shape & Wax      Mon – Thur £10                  Fri – Sun £15
    • Eyebrow Tint                        Mon – Thur £10                  Fri – Sun £15
    • Eyelash Tint                          Mon – Thur £15                  Fri – Sun £20
    • ESPA Lift & Firm Eye Treatment
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £45                  Fri – Sun £50
    Alternative Therapies
    • Hopi Ear Candles
      40 minutes                           Mon – Thur £35                 Fri – Sun £40
    • Indian Head Massage
      45 minutes                           Mon – Thur £45                 Fri – Sun £50
    Hands & Feet Treatments
    • File & Polish Hands or Feet
      15 minutes                           Mon – Thur £15                 Fri – Sun £20
    • Express Manicure
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £22                 Fri – Sun £25
    • Gel Manicure
      60 minutes                           Mon – Thur £30                 Fri – Sun £35
    • Deluxe Manicure
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £35                 Fri – Sun £39
    • Express Pedicure
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £22                 Fri – Sun £25
    • Gel Pedicure
      60 Minutes                           Mon – Thur £30                 Fri – Sun £25
    • Deluxe Pedicure
      55 minutes                           Mon – Thur £35                 Fri – Sun £39
    • Invigorating Foot Treatment
      25 minutes                           Mon – Thur £40                 Fri – Sun £45
    • Gel Soak Off
      30 minutes                           Mon – Thur £12                 Fri – Sun £12
    Waxing
    • 1/2 Leg Wax                         Mon – Thur £20                 Fri – Sun £25
    • Arm Wax                               Mon – Thur £10                 Fri – Sun £15
    • Bikini Wax                            Mon – Thur £15                 Fri – Sun £20
    • Full Leg Wax                        Mon – Thur £25                 Fri – Sun £30
    • Lip and Chin Wax              Mon – Thur £15                 Fri – Sun £15
    • Lip or Chin Wax                  Mon – Thur £10                 Fri – Sun £20
    • Underarm Wax                   Mon – Thur £12                 Fri – Sun £15
    • Back or Chest Wax            Mon – Thur £20                 Fri – Sun £25
    • Holiday Special                 Mon – Thur £45                 Fri – Sun £60
    ESPA Body Treatments
    • ESPA Body Wrap
      55 minutes                            Mon – Thur £69                 Fri – Sun £74
    • ESPA Detox Body Wrap
      55 minutes                            Mon – Thur £69                 Fri – Sun £74
    • Exfoliating Body Polish
      25 minutes                            Mon – Thur £35                 Fri – Sun £40
    • Salt & Oil Scrub
      25 minutes                            Mon – Thur £40                 Fri – Sun £45
    Mens Revitaliser

    Your choice of 1 x 25 minute treatment from the below

    Mon – Thur £55       Fri- Sun £70 Per person

    • Shoulder, Neck & scalp Massage
    • Back, Neck & Shoulder massage
    • Exfoliating Body Polish
    • Personalised Facial

    Included in the rate is a light Spa lunch, full use of the Spa’s leisure facilities, Robes & Slippers.

    Mum To Be Treatments
    • Pre-Natal Treatment
      25 minutes                            Mon – Thur £40                 Fri – Sun £45
    • Pre-Natal Treatment
      55 minutes                            Mon – Thur £55                 Fri – Sun £60

     

    Spa Opening Times:

    Monday to Friday – 6.30am – 10pm | Last admission 9.15pm

    Weekends 7am – 8pm | Last admission 7.15pm

    Children’s Swimming Times:

    Monday to Friday: 9am – 11am | 2pm – 5.30pm

    Weekends: 10am – 5pm

  5. WEDDINGS

    Your Special Day

    Crabwall Manor Hotel and Spa’s location in historic Chester provides the ideal setting for a perfect wedding. Dating back to the 11th Century, our 48 bedroom hotel has both the elegance and versatility to make your special day truly memorable. Our beautifully appointed function suites can hold wedding breakfast celebrations for up to 85 guests and up to 150 evening guests. We are fully licensed for both Civil Partnerships and Civil Marriages so we are the perfect venue for your very special day.

    Enjoy beautiful surroundings and exceptional service from the very beginning of your special day through to breakfast the following morning. Whether you are choosing one of our Wedding Packages or prefer to have a more tailor made approach, let our professional and attentive team take care of all the arrangements so that you can relax and fully enjoy the occasion.

    ♥ Inclusive Package 2018 and 2019 ♥

    This package has all the essentials to make your wedding arrangements stress free, giving your special day a luxurious feel and truly enjoyable.

    What’s Included

    ♥ Complimentary Bridal Suite on your special day

    ♥ 60 day guests for the wedding breakfast.

    ♥ 100 evening guests

    ♥ 60 chair covers with sash

    ♥ DJ and dance floor

    ♥ Bucks Fizz upon arrival

    ♥ Two glasses of wine served with the meal

    ♥ A glass of sparkling wine for the speeches

    ♥ Red Carpet arrival

    ♥ Use of a cake stand and knife

    ♥ Dedicated Wedding Coordinator

     

    ♥ Tailor Made Weddings ♥

    At Crabwall Manor Hotel and Spa we want your special day to be truly memorable. Crabwall Manor has a reputation for fine food and wine. From your welcome drinks to a specially designed wedding breakfast menu, our dedicated team are on hand to help you create an experience that you will treasure forever. From meeting with our head chef when tasting your menu, through to the day itself, we at Crabwall Manor Hotel believe it is all about the journey.

    ♥ Pre wedding pampering ♥

    Our spa at Crabwall Manor Hotel can help you with all pre wedding pampering. From exquisite relaxing massages to ease away the stresses, luxurious facials and immaculately manicures hands for those timeless photographs, our professional spa team can help.

     

  6. FESTIVE

    Seasons Greetings

     

    Christmas Celebrations

    A warm festive welcome awaits you at the Crabwall Manor Hotel this Christmas. With a wide range of choice, there is surely something for everyone, however you wish to celebrate the festive season. This year we are offering some fantastic Christmas Celebration options, why not organise a party for colleagues, or a get together with family and friends.

    Private Christmas Lunches

    Enjoy a delicious 3 course festive lunch in a private dining room so you can really get into the spirit of Christmas. Christmas crackers and party poppers along with festive music we are sure will help you along. (min 10 guests)


     

    Could a hotel Christmas be the solution this year?January Festive Party Nights

    Can’t hold your party during a busy Festive Season why not reward your team or celebrate with friends and family in January? Guaranteed to relieve those January blues, enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner and dance the night away to our DJ. (min 50 guests) From £18.50 per person


     

    Private Celebrations and Parties

    Prefer to have a buffet for your celebration rather than a festive menu? Want to celebrate something other than Christmas? We can help you select your perfect menu from our Buffet Selector or Celebration Selector. For private parties to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, christenings or one of the many reasons to celebrate we will be happy to help you arrange something special.


     

    Christmas Day Celebration Lunch Christmas Day Celebration Lunch

    Arrive at the stunning Crabwall Manor Hotel and be greeted with a glass of something chilled and bubbly as a gift from us. Celebrate Christmas Day with family and friends and let us do all the hard work for you! Relax in beautiful surroundings for a traditional 3 course Christmas Lunch and the good news is… there is no washing up! Be entertained by our amazing magician, have a bounce on our bouncy castle, there is even a special visit from Santa! Maybe take a stroll around our lovely gardens after lunch.  For more information or to make a booking contact the Events Team on 01244 851666 or events@crabwallhotel.co.uk

  7. BROCHURES

  8. ATTRACTIONS

    Attractions in and around Chester

    Chester Zoo

    Where do we start? With our 21,000 animals, in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens? With the 1.9 million people who come to visit every year? Or with the many conservation projects we’re involved with, at home and abroad?

    We work hard because we love animals, we care about nature, we love Chester Zoo and we want to be the BEST conservation charity in the world! Distance from the hotel 3.4 miles.

    Blue Planet Aquarium

    Home to over 100 living displays including one of Europe’s largest collection of sharks, Blue Planet Aquarium offers a whole world of underwater discovery. Distance from the hotel 5.8 miles.

     

    Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

    Experience the difference..

    Cheshire Oaks was the first and remains the UK’s largest Designer Outlet, celebrating its 21st birthday in 2016.

    With over 360,000 square feet of retail space, comprising more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés, Cheshire Oaks isn’t merely the UK’s largest Designer Outlet. We have a wide range of brands, offering something to suit every taste. Highlights range from athletic labels, like Nike and Adidas, and high-street favourites, like Marks & Spencer and Next, to a selection of iconic fashion brands, including Burberry, Polo, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss. Distance from the hotel 5.9 miles.

    Chester Walls

    The city walls are the oldest, longest and most complete in Britain, parts of which are almost 2000 years old.

    Chester is the only city in Britain that retains the full circuit of its ancient defensive walls. Walking the complete circuit gives wondrous views down into the city and gives a fantastic insight into Chester’s long history. The main access onto the walls is at each of the four main gateways – Northgate, Eastgate, Watergate and Bridgegate, plus there are many other steps around the city, some including accessible ramps. Distance from the hotel 2.4 miles.

    Chester Cathedral

    Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of medieval and modern history.

    We’re free to enter and welcome thousands of visitors from all over the world.  We hope our website inspires you to visit Chester Cathedral. Distance from the hotel 2.8 miles.

    Liverpool Albert Docks

    The vibrant heart of Liverpool’s historic waterfront,the Albert Dock’s the place to play, to see, to eat and drink. Blending old and new, it’s contemporary, yet cultured, fun and friendly. Distance from the hotel 24.4 miles.

    Liverpool ONE

    Whether you want to hit the shops for some of the best shopping in Liverpool, eat delicious food in one of our restaurants, or treat yourself to a cocktail in one of our lively bars, you’ll always have a fun packed day at Liverpool ONE. Distance from the hotel 23.9 miles.

     

    North Wales Coast

    Breezy, cheery North Wales is so close to Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester, the best beaches of North Wales are just a short drive away complete with sandcastles, candy floss and Punch and Judy? Or if being more active is more your style – sailing and windsurfing one day, hiking the next? Chose the North Wales beaches that suits your need or friendly resorts like Llandudno, Abersoch and Barmouth offer loads of options for all. Distance from the hotel 39.8 miles.

How to find us

  1. DIRECTIONS

    Directions

    By Car:

    If you are using SAT NAV the Hotels postcode is CH1 6NE

    From the M6 Motorway, junction 20, take the exit onto the M56 Motorway, continue to junction 14 and take first left onto A540 at Townfield Lane turn right onto the hotels drive way, keep left at the fork and enter the car park.

    By Rail:

    Chester Train Station is 2.9 Miles by taxi.

    By Air:

    Located close to both Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport.

    Liverpool John Lennon – 25.1 Miles

    Manchester Airport –  33.8 Miles

 

Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

Parkgate Road,
Mollington,
Chester,
CH1 6NE
Tel: 01244 851666
Fax: 01244 851400