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The Chequers

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Chequers

The Chequers

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
58 High Street, Royston, England, SG8 9AW

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve9 min drive
  • Popular LocationImperial War Museum Duxford14 min drive
  • Popular LocationWimpole Estate16 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)35 min drive

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About this area


Located in Royston, The Chequers is in the suburbs. Audley End House and Wimpole Estate are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve and Scott Polar Research Institute. Bridge End Gardens and Benington Lordship Gardens are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • RSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve - 9 min drive
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford - 14 min drive
  • Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve - 15 min drive
  • Wimpole Estate - 16 min drive
  • Sawston Hall - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Royston Herts Station - 10 min walk
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 35 min drive


  • Rasa Sayang - 2 min walk
  • Cira Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • The Old Postie - 3 min walk
  • Ashiana Spice Indian Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Manor House - 4 min walk

About this property

The Chequers

Suburban inn in Royston with free parking
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free inn has free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas. All 8 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, electric kettles and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include showers, desks and free toiletries. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Chequers offers 8 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 5.00 per person
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 5.00 per person (approximately)

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Property is also known as

Chequers Inn Royston
Chequers Royston
The Chequers Inn
The Chequers Royston
The Chequers Inn Royston

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 22 reviews
5 - Excellent 5%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 22 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 22 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 22 reviews
2 - Poor 23%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 22 reviews
1 - Terrible 23%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
exactly as expected
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We were told our booking was not valid as hotel was taken over 2 weeks ago. Charged us £10 more than agreed (£80). Asked us when we wanted breakfast in the morn. When we appeared there was a pack of Special K and some muesli on the bar counter. A tea and coffee was provided but nothing else. We asked when cooked breakfast would be served only to be told that kitchen was out of service. Bar was closed very early on Saturday evening. Unable to contact anyone. It was a run down scruffy shambles. People should be warned.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Cheap and in the centre of Royston. Bed comfortable and warm room. Fine to crash for a night. Receptionist efficient and pleasant enough. But with no common parts to speak of - no bar, restaurant or even lobby area to hang out in - there’s very little to recommend about this rather unloved and down at heel place. Odd the owners don’t just sell it to someone who cares...
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Was cheap, convenient and central. It is decline- needs investment
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019