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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 #12 of 78 Chester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
AmyMaudRose Upminster, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Upminster, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to know what to start eulogising about first! Small and personal, brilliant location with its front door actually on the walls, a comfortable room, historical connections to the original Recorder steps, interesting features in the rooms. Plus there is its central location, inside the Chester walls, and it does also have some parking. Breakfast was very nice and lots... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a short break at the Recorder House in Chester. Situated right on the wall with lovely views of the river from the front rooms and very close to all the shops and resturants. Furnished with beautiful old furniture and lots of original features, it's full of character. We had a large room with a king size... More 

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

Positive comments like this make it all worthwhile. Thank you and hope to see you again soon More 

Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building located directly on the walls with lots of character and history. Our top floor room had a fabulous river view from the large bay window and was very comfortable. Owners were very friendly and helpful and provided a good breakfast choice. Parking was available and our room was ready even though we arrived early. A great choice.

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

Thank you for your positive comments. I still love the view from that room! Not a lot we can do about the height of the shower, I'm afraid, but I am glad that eberything else made for an enjoyable stay More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What else can I say. Large comfortable room with fab views. Brilliant location. Old characterful house with loads of original features including slopping floors. Great breakfast - couldn't do it proper justice as too full from evening meal. Would recommend it to anybody and hope to return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very warm welcome from the owners who took us up to the room that was bright and airy. Very nicely decorated and well laid out with a large en-suite tucked away in the corner. A nice size and lovely comfortable bed. Tea and coffee making facilities and also nice to read a little bit of the history of the... More 

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

Thank you for these comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again sometime. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chester Recorder House did well in some places and not so great in others. In short: - Fab location, slap bang on the Historic Walls. Open the front door and you're right there, in the middle of it all, with a great view of the river. - The B&B had a great historic feel to it, with many original features,... More 

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

Thank you for all your positive comments. I am sorry the breakfast wasn't quite to your husband's taste - pity he didn't say something and we would have tried to help, as we have had many very good reviews about our breakfasts. We are aware of poor pressure with the shower at times - a combination of several people using... More 

Wales
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location for exploring Chester town, really comfy bed, nice hot shower and great breakfast. Unfortunately the parking is an issue as there is not enough spaces for the number of rooms. This is not made clear on their website. We had parking the first day, but had to find alternative parking for the second night - meaning we had... More 

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

Thank you for your positive comments. However, I am surprised by your difficulty with parking as I am not aware of any guest 'having to find alternative parking' for the second night (other than moving to a space further around the car parking area). We have 5 of our own parking spaces, plus another 3 that we can use at... More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Superb accommodation, superb hospitality and superb location... all of which was topped off by superb breakfasts on both of the mornings of our stay. I can wholeheartedly recommend the Recorder House to anyone who appreciates a sense of 'quirkyness' !

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

Many thanks for your positive comments, which are appreciated. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

What a treasure. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. The room was fantastic and in keeping with the period of the house (the four poster bed was huge but very comfy). All up to date amenities that you expect today. It was great to be able to sit and relax looking out over the river. Will definitely be returning.

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Castle Donington, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful traditional hotel. Warm friendly reception from the hosts Adrian & Fiona who could not do enough to help make our stay & visit to Chester most enjoyable. The rooms are all clean & have all the amenities expected today whilst maintaining the traditional style of the hotel. Wifi is one of the best I have experienced at a hotel... More 

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