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The Chester Grosvenor

The Chester Grosvenor

17 yd from Eastgate Clock
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (408 reviews)

This family-friendly Chester hotel is located in the historical district, just steps from St Peter's Church and Chester …

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Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester

58 yd from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (348 reviews)

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

£66
Oddfellows

Oddfellows

0.2 mi from Eastgate Clock
3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (86 reviews)

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

£74
Trinity Hall

Trinity Hall

0.3 mi from Eastgate Clock
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Chester, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chester City Walls and Chester Cathedral. Chester Zoo and …

£29
Mill Hotel & Spa

Mill Hotel & Spa

0.3 mi from Eastgate Clock
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (322 reviews)

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

£71
Roomzzz Chester City

Roomzzz Chester City

0.4 mi from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (60 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Chester Racecourse, Grosvenor Museum, and Chester Cathedral …

£49
Abode Chester

Abode Chester

0.4 mi from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (544 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
Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester

Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester

0.5 mi from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (320 reviews)

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

£59
Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel

Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel

1.7 mi from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (363 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 …

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Village Hotel St David's, Nr Chester

Village Hotel St David's, Nr Chester

6.7 mi from Eastgate Clock
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (420 reviews)

Located in Ewloe, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Deva Stadium, Chester Cathedral, and University of Chester. Cheste …

£33

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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