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4.8 / 5Exceptional
311 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space



Popular LocationGeorge Street10 min walk
Popular LocationUsher Hall12 min walk
RestaurantLa Campagnola4 min walk
RestaurantFlavour5 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)27 min drive

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    • 969 sq ft
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    • City view
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About this area


Located in Edinburgh's West End neighbourhood, The Chester Residence is in the city centre and near the airport. Grassmarket and Royal Mile are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Princes Street Gardens and Royal Botanic Garden. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby sailing, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • George Street - 10 min walk
  • Usher Hall - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 13 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 18 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 27 min drive


  • La Campagnola - 4 min walk
  • Flavour - 5 min walk
  • The Painted Rooster - 5 min walk
  • The Westroom - 6 min walk
  • Cafe Braw - 6 min walk

About this property

The Chester Residence

Luxury Edinburgh aparthotel in West End, walk to Princes Street
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free aparthotel has coffee/tea in a common area and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, a hob, a microwave and a dishwasher. A plasma TV with cable channels and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches, such as an espresso maker and a pillow menu.
The Chester Residence offers 23 forms of accommodation with DVD players and espresso makers. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch Plasma televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodation at this 5-star aparthotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Free WiFi

Parking and transport

24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Limo/town car service
On-site car hire


Espresso maker


Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10 AM: GBP 19.00 per person
1 bar
Coffee/tea in a common area
Room service available


Premium bedding
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Pillow-top mattress
Egyptian cotton sheets
Pillow menu
Rollaway/extra beds: GBP 55.0 per night


Combined bath/shower
Free toiletries
Rainfall showerhead

Living spaces

Living room
Dining room
Sitting area


42-inch plasma TV with cable service
DVD player
TV in a common area

Outdoor areas



Dry cleaning/laundry service
Laundry facilities

Work spaces



No pets or service animals


No lifts
Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Concierge services
Tour/ticket assistance
Daily housekeeping
Multilingual staff
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Blackout curtains
In-room massages
Wedding services

Location highlights

Near the airport
Near a train station
In the business district
In the shopping district
In the city centre

Things to do

Ecotours nearby
Golf nearby
Sailing nearby
Scooter/moped rentals nearby


23 rooms
5 floors
5 buildings
Built in 1850
Individually decorated



Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 55.0 per night.

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 350.00 per night (for stays between 1 August and 31 August)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 19.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 46 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 55.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
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Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very comfortable apartment. Very quiet neighborhood. Fantastic location. Well appointed rooms. Stay here. Perfect for walking around Edinburgh yet having a peaceful home.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Really excellent stay. Apartment is a good size, clean and very comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. All in all it was outstanding.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It was perfect in everyway!! My hubby added the romantic turndown service to the room and it was truly amazing!! The attention to detail at The Chester Residence is absolutely fantastic!!

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020