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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am reviewing this as a bar as we didn't stay in the hotel. We visited this bar on Saturday night, the smell from the ladies toilet was disgusting and a toilet was blocked. When I highlighted it to bar staff they didn't seem interested and said well we have someone that checks them - not on Saturday! The DJ... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We popped in for lunch yesterday having not been in for over a year. It used to be gorgeous, warm and welcoming. It now isn't. The front and back room were all full so we were directed to the annex room which I've only ever been in at night. In the day the decor makes it appear seedy and it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Where do you start, the lad at the bar very rude and unhelpful, food was horrid and cold, took about 10 minutes to get tomato sauce after asking 3 times. They didn't bother asking if the meals were ok, he was more interested about making a cup if tea rather than serving customers! Avoid this place!

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have stayed here on two occasions and in two different rooms,both of ehich are very modern,tastefully decorated and clean. The tea and coffee tray is second to non,and there are even little juice sachets,which are very refreshing. The beer and draught larger are very fresh and crisp,and all the staff are welcoming,the cakes are very tasted too.

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Potton, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
13 hotel reviews
428 helpful votes 428 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Before staying at The Commercial you have to understand a few things and their website makes these clear. This is predominantly a music pub with rooms. They don't do weekday evening meals and the breakfasts are standard basic fare served in a bar by people who are not waiters and have other jobs around the premises. That having been said,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We hosted a business drinks reception at the hotel last nigh in the downstairs bar. It was an informal gathering of professional business people of around 30. I found the staff to be excellent, friendly and ver accommodating to our requirements. The food was excellent with plenty to go around and the hotel sourced us some fantastic wines for the... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spent a night here last weekend the hotel is right in the middle of the city, an ideal location for an experience of Chester as everything is in walking distance. The hotel is great for those looking for good lively entertainment into the early hours on a weekend, the service was very good and staff are friendly and they cannot... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you so much for taking time to write your review of The Commercial. We all love to party and guests like yourselves who want to come and join in are very welcome. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the staff were accommodating. With regards to the rooms, we started refurbishments last... More 

Liverpool
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Just had my hen party in cocktail bar - organised by my friend! Absolutely fab - good buffet& bartenders were great fun - even had a dance with us! Brill day! Have been here previously for a drink & it was good - live music , good atmosphere - will be back - hidden away but worth searching it out!

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

Dear "Hen" thank you for your review, it's great to hear back from ladies like yourself who have enjoyed the cocktail master classes rather than the hotel which gets the most reviews. I will pass your kind words onto the barmen who looked after you on the night but by the sounds of it they enjoyed it just as much... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Wow....booked hen night cocktail making party for my pal's hen night. From the moment I phoned the service was truly amazing. So helful and accommodating. Had own party room from 2 till 6, music, buffett and best of all Gilly & Jason. They kept 26 ladies (of mixed ages) entertained all afternoon teaching the art of cocktail making. They were... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

on the 17th of October i had the best hotel stay i have ever had in my entire life (and that's saying something) ,I was situated in a stunning most perfect suite (the Byron suite) immaculate to say the least, beautiful and clean,stunning living room area with a huge fire (which we did not use) as it was so warm... More 

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

Wow, thank you Gem for writing such a detailed account of your stay with us. It's heart warming to know that guests like yourselves have enjoyed all the facilities we offer and have taken time to visit our beautiful city too. I trust that we will see you again and continue to offer the service that has been so wonderfully... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant Hotel Chester
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant And Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester

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