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Abode Chester
Abode Chester

Grosvenor Park Road, Chester CH1 2DJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (510 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Chester Castle and Grosvenor Museum. Chester Cathedral is 0.5 mi …

£67
The Chester Grosvenor
The Chester Grosvenor

Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LT

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4.6 out of 5 (359 reviews)

This family-friendly Chester hotel is located in the historical district, just steps from Rows and Chester Cathedral. Chester …

£122
Oddfellows
Oddfellows

20 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS

3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (63 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this hotel is steps from Dewa Roman Experience and Grosvenor Museum. Chester Zoo and Chester …

£95
Edgar House
Edgar House

22 City Walls, Chester CH1 1SB

5.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (117 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this luxury bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Wishing Steps, Grosvenor Museum, …

£179
Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester
Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester

City Rd, Chester CH1 3AH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (297 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester …

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George & Dragon
George & Dragon

1 Liverpool Rd, Chester CH2 1AA

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Chester, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of University of Chester and Chester Cathedral. Chester Zoo and …

£50
Mill Hotel & Spa
Mill Hotel & Spa

Milton Street, Chester CH1 3NF

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (248 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre and Chester Cathedral. …

£85
Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel
Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel

Whitchurch Road Christleton, Chester CH3 5QL

4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (337 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this spa hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Chester Music Theatre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Chester Cathedral …

£66
Hallmark Inn Chester
Hallmark Inn Chester

City Road, Chester CH1 3AF

3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (192 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre and …

£46
Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester
Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester

St John Street, Chester CH1 1HL

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (308 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this hotel is steps from Roman Amphitheatre and Chester Cathedral. Chester Zoo and Grosvenor …

£80
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Pocket Guide: Chester Eastgate Clock Hotels

Cheshire is replete with great attractions, from castles and abbeys to theme parks and racecourses. The Romans were the first to come here and leave their mark in a positive fashion, building monuments, walls and roads as they went and establishing what would later become great cities. Chester is a case in point, with its beautiful walls and extensive Roman remains such as the amphitheatre. Book in to a Cheshire hotel or guesthouse close by and you can enjoy the city's many attractions, including the famous Eastgate Clock, the second most photographed clock in the United Kingdom after London's Elizabeth Tower (incorrectly referred to as 'Big Ben'!).

Cheshire Hotels for Chester's Eastgate Clock

The Eastgate forms part of Chester's ring of ancient stone walls, which are one of the city's main attractions. Although the gate which visitors see today is Georgian the original one was built on this spot by the Romans. The clock was added later to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria. It's one of the city's major landmarks and in its final form was unveiled in 1899, when the queen turned 80. Like many famous landmarks such as the Shard in London and the Angel of the North, it was at first controversial, with many people considering it garish because of its elaborate ironwork frame and bright red and gold finish. It certainly continues to clash with its surroundings - one of the charges against it - but is now considered to do so in an interesting and creative way - how times, and tastes, change!

The Eastgate Clock from Cheshire Hotels

The Eastgate Clock is a useful landmark as well as an important and iconic one in Chester. It has clock faces on all four sides, and appropriately given its location uses Roman numerals. The clock is illuminated at night and is invaluable for orienting yourself in the dark streets. Once you have the clock in your sights you know precisely where you are. It had to be manually wound once every week until 1992, when an electric mechanism was installed. Don't miss this delightful and beautiful Chester landmark when you visit the city from your Cheshire hotel or B&B.

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