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Edgar House
5 out of 5
The price is £240 per night
5/5Exceptional! (168 reviews)
Mini moon was top notch!

"My wife and I stayed at Edgar House 21st Feb to 23rd Feb. 2 nights For our mini moon. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I arranged for a bunch of flowers and also petals on the bed which was amazing when we first entered the room! We loved our stay the room amazing! Everything down to the ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Edgar House
The Chester Grosvenor
5 out of 5
Eastgate Street, Chester, England
The price is £122 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)

"Fantastic. However the shower door"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

The Chester Grosvenor
Roomzzz Chester City
4 out of 5
Norroy House, Nuns Road, Chester, England
The price is £64 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (742 reviews)

"Superb friendly reception staff, great room size, perfect location for the river and city center. Very quiet. Pillows were new and big, one firm and one softer. Floors and some surfaces were not thoroughly cleaned (e.g bathroom and kitchenette doors, sofa) which made an otherwise very modern room ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Roomzzz Chester City
Chester House Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)
Great guest house!!

"Lovely guest house Clean and lots of toiletries included. Towels provided and lots of extras i.e kettle, water , snacks biscuits,tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Ray and his staff are lovely and friendly. Breakfast amazing!! 10 mins away from zoo and Cheshire oaks on cat and 5/10 min walk into city ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Chester House Guest House
The Boathouse & Riverside Rooms
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (315 reviews)

"Being on the water vront and so close to the city centre without being in it;"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

The Boathouse & Riverside Rooms
The Golden Eagle
2.5 out of 5
18 Castle Street, Chester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (153 reviews)

"Lovely, friendly little pub with the nicest of staff, who were super helpful and very welcoming. Room was very quirky, very cosy and clean. Bed very comfy. English cooked breakfast was just lovely and served with a smile! Overall an enjoyable one night stay and would have no hesitation staying ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

The Golden Eagle
Crowne Plaza Chester
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £90 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (692 reviews)

"Lovely hotel right in the center of Chester. Brilliant choice of selection at the buffet breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Crowne Plaza Chester
ABode Chester
4 out of 5
Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"My wife and I only spent one night in the abode, but this was a very pleasant stay. We only saw two members of staff, one on check in and one checking out, both were very friendly and helpful. Very clean and modern hotel and the room we had was quite large overlooking the centre circle. Unfortunately ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

ABode Chester
Ye Olde Kings Head
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4.3/5Excellent! (222 reviews)

"Good atmosphere and the staff are so friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Ye Olde Kings Head
The Mill Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £95 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,226 reviews)

"Great position, quiet but easy to walk into Chester center. Food and service great. Bathrooms could do with updating and have more storage space."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

The Mill Hotel & Spa
The Pied Bull
3 out of 5
57 Northgate Street, Chester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (362 reviews)

"Lovely hotel on the Main Street great location to everything sights, shopping & restaurants. Has a beer garden at rear of hotel too"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

The Pied Bull
The Queen at Chester, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Room was very spacious. It was probably a bit on the hot side, and there was only 1 window which could be opened. Bathroom was good. The breakfast brought to the room was slightly odd as there were 3 of us in the room but not 3 identical breakfast packages"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

The Queen at Chester, BW Premier Collection
The Townhouse
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (221 reviews)
Great nights sleep friendly hotel.

"The hotel was very beautiful and comfy beds. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful . I would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The Townhouse
Brookside
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (198 reviews)
Great little hotel.

"Lovely, friendly hotel. Staff were great. Couldn’t fault breakfast, great choice food hot and freshly cooked. We were in room 9 and shower was very, very hot. Difficult to have shower as water was uncomfortably hot. Overall though very pleased and will go back."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2020

Brookside
Base Serviced Apartments - City Road
4/5Very Good! (129 reviews)
With the money

"Good stay, check in was a little confusing as no one was there but once sorted everything ran smooth"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Base Serviced Apartments - City Road
Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester
3.7/5Good! (714 reviews)
Great location for shopping and night life

"Lovely hotel in a great location. The staff were friendly and helpful. The only criticism was the curtains in room 301 left a gap at the side which allowed the light in directly into the pillow area, this woke me up. Maybe move the bed to opposite the window."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester
Chester, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night
3.3/5 (627 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable accommodation, great location and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Chester, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
George & Dragon
3 out of 5
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3/5 (172 reviews)

"quick check in at bar, unfortunatly the tv did not work in the room, but this was sorted by moving me to another room. The room was great nice and warm as it was freezing outside. Bed comfy and clean, bathroom great, good wifi. Great stay great staff."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

George & Dragon
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Chester

When you take a Chester getaway, it is easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the conveniences. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive accommodation can enhance your getaway. Staying in a Chester historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with lots of character. Furthermore, it offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Chester's past.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the traditional hotels transport you to a bygone era as soon as you pass through the lobby. With unique architectures and addresses in the centre of the city, you'll soon understand what makes Chester a must for travellers. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these accommodations may be vintage, they have many up-to-date amenities to help you relax or keep in touch during your stay. You will discover rooms outfitted with a cosy bed, lots of character, and just about anything else you'll want for a marvellous visit.

Once you have spent time appreciating the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by checking out the art museums and famous landmarks. Chester is home to two museums. Be sure to spend an afternoon admiring the displays at the Grosvenor Museum and Cheshire Military Museum. Both will give you more insight into this region's past. If you are looking for more things to do, ask your hotels' front desk staff so you can get recommendations where the popular places to enjoy a pint or dinner in Chester are. You can also check through the comments section and read the suggestions other guests to Chester think is merit going to.

Your Chester Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you want to get the most from your Chester visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this renowned region. With Expedia's 65 one-of-a-kind lodgings to choose from, you're bound to discover at a great rate. However, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Chester?
You’ll probably want to seek out the sights of historical relevance during your trip to Chester. While you’re here, you might want to visit the relaxing spas and well-known zoo. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic riverfront.
What's the best accommodation in Chester to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Chester Grosvenor is a top 5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Chester Cathedral is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include The Queen at Chester, BW Premier Collection and Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester.
How many historical hotels are located in Chester?
In Chester, you’ll find 250 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 56 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Chester?
Chester is notable for landmarks like Roman Amphitheatre, Bolesworth Castle and Pontcysyllte Aquaduct. Cultural venues include Grosvenor Museum and Cheshire Workshops. Other popular sights include Chester Racecourse and Chester Zoo.
What is a historic hotel like in Chester?
A guest who chooses a historic hotel has an opportunity to stay in a place recognised with a national historic designation. Around the world, historic hotels come in all forms like castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any place of special interest. Historic hotels in Chester typically preserve original qualities such as period features or traditional architecture within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the architecture and actual building. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value that the place has and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Chester have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d find in a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, WiFi and more. In Chester, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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