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Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Racecourse on New Crane Street, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
richard_carney3 Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just had a couple of day's in the Holiday inn at Chester racecourse and I must say I realy enjoyed it, The rooms are spotless and very comfy the staff are excellent and cant do enough for you. Breakfast was what you would expect and enjoyable.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a regular business traveller I appreciate a good hotel when I need one. This Hotel has never diss appointed me in the half a dozen times I've stayed here. Polite, efficient and friendly helpful staff, immaculate warm and modern rooms with a fresh and tasty buffet breakfast. Well done and I look forward to staying regularly.

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Deal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was everything I hoped it would be. Stayed here for 3 nights with my 7 year old son and would recommend it to my family and friends. Great choices for breakfast, very clean and comfortable. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. Could not fault it.

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Emma R, nigh duty manager at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Good morning Mark, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel, i`m so glad you and your son enjoyed your stay here, We thank you for your lovely comments and for the overall 5 star rating you have given us, We hope to welcome you back soon Emma Owens Night duty manager More

Newtownards, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed here between the 25th and 28th of August. The hotel room was spotless, comfortable and airy. Breakfast was basic, with a choice of cereals, free tea and coffee, fruit salad, yoghurt and a cooked option of scrambled eggs, beans and sausages. All were very tasty. With the wonderful historic city of Chester and all it has to offer just... More

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

near by the horse racing course, close to downtown of chester, breakfast is excellent, silence, staffs are all kind, C/P is high.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As part of a hen party package we were booked into the hotel and I didn't think anything of it as these hotels are often much of a muchness. However from the minute we arrived and checked in the staff couldn't have been more helpful. The receptionist was only too happy to arrange our rooms so that we were in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's hard to find fault with either the hotel or staff. The hotel is located within 5 mins walk of Chester's centre, has free parking and breakfast is included in the price. The staff are extremely helpful and always did more than we expected. They helped arrange food when we arrived fairly late on the first night and allowed us... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fiancee and I stayed here on Tuesday night after booking the room direct through Holiday Inn's own website. Positives: we arrived at 11am and were able to check in early; the Hotel is located only 5 minutes walk from the centre of town and only 11 minutes drive to Chester Zoo so ideally located for tourists; the room was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First the good – Yes it is close to the racetrack and convenient if you’re going to the races. Yes it’s a close walk to the city centre if you’re travelling, sightseeing or shopping. Yes there is free parking, breakfast is included and the price is good. But that’s is. This hotel barely meets Premier Inn standards, and is certainly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is perfect, a very short walk to the town centre and all sights and amenities so if you are looking for a cheap-ish, easy place to stay then it is perfectly serviceable. That said, the is no air-con in the rooms so in the middle of a very hot August we were roasting. The lift was very small... More

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Address: The Racecourse on New Crane Street, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse 3*
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Combine good value with a great location at Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse, the only hotel within the racecourse's grounds.Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse is a completely non smoking hotel and just 5 minutes from Chester's historic city centre, putting quaint cobbled streets and an array of shops and restaurants within walking distance. Wake up to our complimentary breakfast and enjoy discounts on dinner at the racecourse's smart Restaurant 1539. You'll also benefit from complimentary onsite parking and complimentary wireless Internet in the hotel's public areas.We're a 5-minute drive from major companies in Chester Business Park, and 15 minutes from Deeside Industrial Park. You can hold training days for up to 25 people in Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse's 2 meeting rooms. Feel free to plan your presentation in our 24-hour self-service Business Centre.We're the closest hotel to Chester Racecourse, making us an ideal choice for your day at the races. Soak up Chester's rich history with a stroll down picturesque Watergate Street where grand Georgian buildings nestle alongside fine antique shops. Explore the city's Roman walls to enjoy views over the Cheshire countryside.Ask our friendly staff about Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse's packages for discounted entry to local attractions. You can meet and mingle with friends at our bar at the end of a day's sightseeing.Please contact the hotel directly for group bookings and race day packages. ... more   less 
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