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Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Alnwick
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night whilst working in Chester. Let's start with the positives - basic but well cooked breakfast! The scrambled eggs are made perfectly! Free wi-if in room and throughout the building. The work station in room was good and a decent desk and chair. The bathroom was a good size with large shower. And the bad - the... More 

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Huntersville
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202 reviews 202 reviews
60 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotels main plus is location and price. Price was good compared to most and it was only a sort 5 minute walk from Watergate Street in Chester. One sticker wicket upon arrival is the entrance. Come in like your parking for the races but tell the attendant you are going to the hotel. He checks your name and then... More 

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Stoke on Trent
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103 reviews 103 reviews
23 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for the one night prior to the Chester Half Marathon May 17th. Brilliant location for the racecourse and if you're taking part in the Chester Half you can't get a better location. Rooms are standard for HIE hotels, very comfortable although this had a much firmer mattress than usual (which was good considering the run I did the... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our high standards of customer service. I... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a night with my husband and 88 yr old mother. The hotel is in an ideal location for the city centre, restaurants and sights of Chester. We had an amazing view of the racecourse from our room. The hotel, our room and restaurant were all clean but showing signs of wear and tear. Breakfast was good, very... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast, which is sourced locally with... More 

Funchal, Portugal
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can i say apart from a disaster. Arriving from London and very tired i arrived to a room with a single bed, no bath, a train going past and no room service. Not at all what I expected from a holiday Inn ! But every cloud has a silver lining and when I met Angela any Johnny at reception... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. As a Holiday Inn Express brand we do not have baths or room service unlike our sister hotel Holiday Inn. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our high standards of customer service, thank you for your letter to myself,... More 

Wirral, Merseyside,England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed last Friday night after three days racing at Chester and thought we would finish off by staying overnight and eating out in Chester. We stayed in a newly refurbished room on the third floor over looking the race track, which was very nice and clean and well presented. Reception was very efficiently run and staff were very pleasant.... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our high standards of customer service and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night on a business trip, room was clean and this hotel has free wifi throughout. Very good location for Chester town centre (walking distance). Would stay here again, breakfast nothing special but not bad either. This hotel doesn't do evening meals but does offer a 10% discount at the racecourse restaurants I walked into Chester for... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. Our breakfast is brand standard with award winning sausages, sourced locally. I am pleased to... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi all, I have just returned from a Weekend away after attending a Stag Do in Chester. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Chester Racecourse after having it pre booked for the group. Parking is free and is simply next to The hotel with a short walk to the reception. It is literally a short walk up the road to... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our high standards of customer service and... More 

Cheshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night here with friends after a day at the races. Excellent location with a free car park as it's right by the racecourse The refurbished rooms are quite pleasant, comfortable and clean. A large bar area but doesn't serve snacks. Breakfast was very nice but is serve yourself. The corridors are in need of a coat of... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our high standards of customer service. I... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a stop off to break a long journey with our 1 year old daughter. It was a Friday night and I should have thought the option through. A clean hotel and room. Free parking.Free wi-fi but not possible to access from our room. Our room needed updating but very clean but we found it to be too warm. Breakfast... More 

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Lucy H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Chester-Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express Chester Racecourse. We are very lucky to be located just a five minute walk from the city centre, for our guests to explore the wonderful city of Chester. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our breakfast, which is sourced... More 

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