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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
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Ranked #14 of 44 hotels in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although some of the downstairs areas seemed bit worn, the place is fab Our room Cerridge ? Was lovely you enter into a dressing area, with wardrobe, desk/dressing table with a fab array of teas/coffees etc Bottled water & squash The bathroom off the bedroom area had large bath, big shower with body jets and his n hers sinks. The... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ladies, All our rooms are named after romantic Poets, you stayed in Coleridge. When you return, if you would like the same room please do not hesitate to ask at the time of booking and we will be more than happy to accommodate you. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the room... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there on a Friday night, was hot outside and it was a race day in Chester. Nice room, nice bathroom, friendly staff and was exactly what we were looking for. It was very noisy outside as the hotel is also a popular bar with a courtyard where music is played until very late. We did not mind as we... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emilien, Thank you for taking time to write your review. I will pass on your comments to the staff as they are a great team and enjoy our race days and outdoor events as much as the customers. I'm sorry to hear there was some tidying up still happening when you came down for breakfast. The bar staff clean... More

machester
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

just come back from chester , stayed at the commercial in town centre very nice room ,with bathroom being separate and was very large plenty room and 2 sinks shower in one corner and bath other side .breakfast very nice , not suitable for older people as there is disco till 3 in morning , no parking at this hotel... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking time to write your review. Although we are a small hotel we are very lucky to have the size of rooms we do. The bathrooms we're designed to give guests all amenities along with tempur matresses for a comfortable sleep. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Came down to Chester to visit some and friends and they recommended we drop by the Commercial for a few. Free entry with a great band stage made for a quality evening! Went back the morning after for some great breakfast to boot. Nice interior and polite staff, well worth the money.

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John J, Thank you for visiting The Commercial and taking time to write your review. We love to put the live gigs on and we are very lucky to have the outside space to hold these events. Please like our Facebook page where we keep all our courtyard events up to date and hopefully we will see you for... More

wales
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

if you want a warm pint and then to accused of taking drugs then go to this bar!!! went to the bar at the comercial for a few early evening drinks. order some drinks for the three of us and two of the pints may aswell of been drank out of a mug they were that warm!!!! one of our... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Following your comments I'm not sure if there is anything I could reply that would be acceptable to you? I will however say that we take drugs in The Commercial very seriously and have called the police on occasions when people say they have not been taking them and then drugs are found on their person. All the... More

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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We only called in for a drink and a snack and for such a smart place we were very impressed with the price of the food - much better value than a lot of other places we called at. Quality of the food was also very nice. Sat in the courtyard where there was still a stage up from the... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne T Thank you for your review, our food service is quite new and we are just starting to see repeat guests so to hear your kind words confirms we are on the right track. With regards to the music, yes we are a very lively place at weekends but when people reserve a room at the hotel we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My husband and I booked a room at The Commercial Hotel in Chester for one night, which was Sunday May 4 2014, we were informed by the booking agent ,being booking.com, that there is live music and a DJ until 2am on a Thursday,Friday and Saturday, so we thought great, we will have a peaceful nights sleep or so we... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diane, I am sorry to read your review as it is myself who takes the hotel reservations and confirms events to guests staying on weekend nights. It is a policy we've had for many years now as we are a party place and people like yourself do not always want the lively atmosphere when on a weekend break. We... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

really enjoyed my stay here with great entertainment and the music through the night was good too. Atmosphere was great and food was too will definitely be back again as the staff were very welcoming making you feel at home.

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Manchester girl, thank you for taking time to write your review. It's great to read that you had a relaxing stay, even though we had entertainment on! I will pass on your comments to the staff, I have a great team and they will be happy to know guests like yourselves appreciate their service. I trust we will see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Was planning a weekend away with my friend and found the hotel online, as I was after a city centre location.... Well the commercial hotel couldn't be more central, literally a ten second walk from the shops, which was great. Staff were so friendly and really made you feel welcome an nothing was too much trouble, helped up the stairs... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sparkle Girl, thank you so much for taking time to write such a detailed review. It's lovely to read that every aspect of the bar and hotel was to your liking and that you are planning on another visit this summer. Please let us know when you book and I will arrange for the bedding to be changed for... More

Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights (Fri & Sat) in Feb and we had a fantastic time. A warm welcome by the bar staff and Rebecca the Manager showed us to our room which was the Keats room. Absolutely lovely with everything we could need and plenty of info and guidance on the hotel from Rebecca. The breakfast was really good,... More

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guests. Thank you for writing such a detailed review of The Commercial, it's lovely to read such positive feedback. Thank you for mentioning the showers, we are in the process of scraping out the seals and replacing them as they do look dirty quite quickly even after scrubbing! We love to offer our guests, residents and customers a great... More

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Address: Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
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Luxury accommodation, a wide selection of drinks, the warmest of welcomes, the liveliest of atmospheres in the most exquisite of locations… ‘…A gem hidden in the heart of Chester…’ We have five beautiful double en-suite rooms, including a luxury 'Lord Byron suite', each with a book of poetry written by their namesake for your enjoyment during your stay. We have 3 high quality entertaining bars serving traditional ales, fine wines, superb spirits and fabulous cocktails. We attract a fun-loving clientele from 18-80, especially at weekends when our renowned resident DJs spin their collective mix of disco-dancing tunes. We will always ensure you are made to feel very welcome at the Commercial and we provide something for everyone, every day of the week! ... more   less 
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