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Chester Recorder House

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19 City Walls, Chester CH1 1SB, England
Chester Recorder House
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Ranked #11 of 80 Chester B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You could not ask for more than the Recorder House when visiting Chester. The guesthouse itself is in a historically significant building right on the city's ancient wall and overlooking the river. The interior of the house retains the historical feel but with every modern amenity, including free wifi. There is a lovely, comfortable sitting room with a view of... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely weekend at Recorder house when we went to Chester races. A lot of the accommodation in Chester put the prices up for race days but we were really glad we chose to stay here as very reasonable and I believe their prices stay the same. Had a nice warm welcome, the room was lovely its a very... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adrian and Fiona are the perfect hosts. They were perfect from start to finish. Beautiful listed building and they have made the place a wonderful little hotel. If anyone says a bad thing about this hotel in reviews please forget that, this is excellent bot inside and out and Adrian and Fiona are the greatest couple we have had the... More 

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South Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had a 2 night break here and we were very happy with our stay. We were given a warm welcome and stayed in the room overlooking the garden which was very light and airy. Breakfast was freshly prepared and plenty of choice. Would definitely stay here again. Not suitable for people with mobility issues

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay, nice building with bright rooms looking over the river (4 poster Virgo room). The rooms do have squeaky floor boards but it all adds to the character and history of the building (don't change something thats been there for a very long time) The location is fantastic, just 5 mins to the centre. We had no... More 

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wigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband and our friends stayed at recorder house for the weekend as we was going to the races. We was given a warm welcome by Adrian and shown the lounge, breakfast room and then to our rooms. Our room was on the first floor with a river view and our friends room was on the second floor... More 

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Stratford upon Avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were given an extremely warm welcome on arrival & our room was light & airy & very comfortable. Recorder House is located on the city walls so is an excellent location. Breakfast was a varied menu & the food was very tasty. We will definitely recommend Recorder House, thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

What a lovely B&B on the town walls over looking the river, room was lovely little small but it was very comfortable. Breakfast was good, and the couple who own it (Adrian and Fiona) were lovely they made you feel so welcome made time to chat to us, The city is very close and if you like the Race's I... More 

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FionaChester, Owner at Chester Recorder House, responded to this review

Many thanks for this. Good advice on booking early - especially when the races are on! More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Recorder House. We stayed in The Libra Room overlooking the River. A warm welcome from Adrian and straight to our room although we were a good couple of hours before official check in time. He also very kindly took our case up for us. The four poster bed was... More 

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FionaChester, Owner at Chester Recorder House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive comments. A word about parking - we do recommend that guests note the post code for the car park is CH1 1RL, or that they get in touch with us for more detailed directions. It then becomes easy to find! More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

would agree with many of the positive comments made, it is obviously a really great location and gorgeous old building, but a few small niggles worth mentioning for the more discerning and sensitive guest: the smell of cooking filled the whole hotel which needed airing and was off putting, the cooked breakfasts could offer more than one sausage and be... More 

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FionaChester, Owner at Chester Recorder House, responded to this review

I am rather surprised by some f these negative comments as you and your partner have written in our visitor book - and I quote - "Thanks for a lovely stay. Will be recommending you to friends. Look forward to returning". To address some of your comments, there is not a lot we can do to stop cooking smells spreading... More 

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