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Bowman Lodge

52 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NL, England
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Bowman Lodge
Ranked #45 of 77 Chester B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

All round good experience, I stayed in a single room with private bathroom on the first floor. The owners were extremely helpful and let you get on with your stay without interfering too much. This B&B was booked last minute as I need a place to get my head down over night and I was extremely pleased.

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I stayed in the single room with private external bathroom on the top floor. It was small but acceptable and had a sink within the room, tea / coffee making facilities, and a TV. The room and bathroom were perfectly clean with reasonably modern decor, but the hallway had a slightly dusty faded feel to it. The location is in... More

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Cork, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Owners extremely friendly & helpful. Good location for walking to Chester. Did not have breakfast but it smelled lovely. Room was basic and small. No blackout curtains & very noisy when anyone was moving about the house. Light sleepers might need to bear this in mind. Overall the room we stayed in could do with updating.

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I had an excellent stay here for a weekend break in Chester, the owner Mike was very welcoming and couldn't do enough to help us with information on local attractions to visit and places to eat. The room itself was clean and quite spacious especially considering the price. The cooked breakfast was brilliant on both mornings also. Would definitely recommend... More

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I had struggled to find places where my whole family could spend the night for a reasonable price, so I was happy to find the Bowman Lodge. I'll admit I thought the rooms looked quite dated in the photos, but they were much better in person. The rooms were pleasant and clean, and our family room had loads of space... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I stayed at the Bowman lodge whilst on a recent stag weekend. When I arrived Mike the owner greeted me and was very pleasant and helpful. My room was a small single room on the top floor which although small was more than adequate for one bloke on his own. The room was very nicely decorated with a nice size... More

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mrc1234, Owner at Bowman Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We have updated our rooms in relation to decore and have new televisions throughout and im happy you noticed and took the time to mention . Just a small note the single room bathroom although not ensuite is a private bathroom for your use... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This lodge is an ok place to stay.we had a great welcoming of the owners theyre very nice.the rooms are big but there very dark because of old fashioned decore and the bathroom needs updating (they have a pink toilet and shower) the price is ok but could be lowered when its only room only and not having breakfast

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Room spotless and clean, bed changed every day. Breakfast was lovely, Hotel very clean and tidy, Mike who runs the B&B is such a lovely and helpful man. Keep the good work up. Will go back again. Perfect location, short walk into chester town centre. Thankyou for a lovely stay Maria & Terry Liverpool

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This is an old house in need of refurbishment. Lady who welcomed me was in a hurry and did not engage. Room was big but needed redecoration. Sheets clean but valance around the divan base was dirty. Small ensuite was mouldy and smelled of poor ventilation. Breakfast lacked variety. No muesli or fruit. Gent who served breakfast was friendlier. would... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We recently stayed at Bowman Lodge for 1 week and found it an excellent base for visiting the surrounding area for example Liverpool and Manchester. The hospitality of Mike and Jayne was amazing very friendly and very welcoming. The breakfasts were great to and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we would definitely recommend Bowman Lodge to others.... More

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Address: 52 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
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Ranked #45 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Chester
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