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The Saddle Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   21 Grosvenor Street, Chester, England
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Ranked #40 of 80 Chester B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just recently stayed in the saddle inn (formerly the chester bells) with a friend over the bank holiday weekend, we were on a pub crawl around chesters fantastic pubs, normally we just get the train home to Liverpool but decided to stay overnight and avoid getting the last train home. if your after a no fuss place thats affordable... More

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mark k, General Manager at The Saddle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to respond and give us your feedback. We are happy your experience was a great one and that our team provided a great service while you were here. We very much look forward to seeing you again in the future More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and his girlfriend stayed here through the week and had a fab time and and couldn't rate the saddle inn high enough . They were really helpful when they ran into a small problem but was soon sorted out , thankyou ☺

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Thank you for your positive comments about your sons stay with us. We were only too happy to help and hope to see you again in the future More

Machynlleth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here today for lunch after a morning's shopping in Chester. The menu and prices looked good. However we waited forty minutes for our food to arrive, my husband's arriving a good five minutes after mine. The restaurant was not busy on a Monday lunchtime and there were no apologies or explanation for delay until we complained and were... More

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mark k, General Manager at The Saddle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback albeit a disappointing visit. On the day in question we experienced problems with our automated ordering system which communicates the orders to the kitchen via the till. The reason for the delay,and this should have been communicated to you was that the system only generated an order for one... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Saddle Inn last Tuesday and what can I say? It is the loveliest hotel I've stayed at in a long time. It's a very comfortable place with a really welcoming vibe to it. The staff there are really charming and extremely helpful. I must say they are VERY easy on the eye too ;-) The food and... More

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mark k, General Manager at The Saddle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind comments and feedback. It is always our aim to ensure our guests have a great stay. Please spread the word and come back soon More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A decent eatery / drinkery - the bar area being our only experience of this venue. The choice of drinks, more particularly real ales - while not great (there being only three to choose from) - was alright. Saddle - a bitter from the premises (?) was excellent - settled for a couple of pints. The house Rose wine was... More

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mark k, General Manager at The Saddle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your constructive comments. The menu was in the process of being updated and is now fully operational. Please call again to sample our improved menu. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit More

Midlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stopped here recently as part of a hen weekend. We stopped in a family room with a double and 2 singles even though only 2 of us. The room was fab, very spacious and clean. Beds were very comfortable. There is some noise from outside but this is to be expected due to the fact it was late Saturday... More

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Thank you so much for your feedback we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. The Saddle Inn team always aims to give our guests a great experience. See you again in the future More

Blackrock, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed with my husband and 2 children. Had a pleasant stay, room was clean, breakfast was good. My only constructive comments would be that the bathrooms could use with some updating, but I know they are working on refurbishing it, so understood. Also, Wifi connection was pretty woeful and non-existent in some places.

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mark k, General Manager at The Saddle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The property has undergone a major refurbishment as it was very run down prior to us taking over. There are plans to make further improvements in the future. We are also awaiting a new system to improve the wifi connectivity throughout the building More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed on Monday 16th June for one night in a double room after my original booking in another hotel cancelled due to my age (they had an over 25's policy) ... and I am so grateful that they did because The Saddle Inn was everything me and my boyfriend were looking for- very friendly staff, lovely room (the bed was... More

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Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback and are so happy you had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed the weekend of 7th on a girls trip . 3 rooms over 2 floors . We wanted a nice clean environment, helpful staff and a comfy night - and we got it all !!! Location is great for town, rooms basic but clean, breakfast was lovely and between the 6 of us we probably tried most things on... More

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Thank you so much for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and your trip to Chester and we look forward to welcoming you again soon More

St Helens, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It has been a few years since I was in Chester, the last time I was in this pub it was the Chester Bells....well what a massive improvement now renamed as The Saddle Inn we came in with the family and sat on the outside terrace in the sun had a superb meal and the staff were amazing, we had... More

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Thank you for taking the time to convey your positive experience at The Saddle Inn. We have worked very hard trying to reestablish this old pub, as The Chester Bells it had been badly run down with no customer base. Since opening as The Saddle Inn we have lovingly restored the property and our aim is always to deliver on... More

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Address: 21 Grosvenor Street, Chester, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Saddle Inn 3*
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At The Saddle Inn, we can offer the business traveller a relaxed alternative to the corporate-style hotel, without compromising on the quality of service expected. Our nine En-Suite rooms will cater for the family, city break couple or the Independent traveller The Saddle Inn is the latest bar, hotel and restaurant to hit the social scene in Chester. Located close to the amenities of the city centre and the racecourse we are ideally situated for you to enjoy a fun-filled weekend stay or a relaxing drink or meal with friends and family. The premises has undergone a complete refurbishment offering our customers a stylish and welcoming environment. A newly designed bar area is sure to impress offering a wide range of draught beers, cask ales, spirits, wines and cocktails. The newly appointed restaurant offers a range of home cooked food including light bites, pub classics, a three course evening menu and a Sunday Roast offering. You can also relax in our lounge area and enjoy a coffee and home made cake or impress your friends with Afternoon Tea. The Saddle Inn, newly established in 2014 is in a fantastic central location that enables our guests to truly immerse themselves in the city's thriving cultural landscape. The Saddle Inn is a large historical building which is located near the Roman amphitheatre. We are situated next to the museum and also within walking distance of the race course and shops. All our rooms come with comfortable en-suite facilities including: Tea & coffee making facilities, TV with freeview, ironing facilities available by request, hair-dryer by request, fresh towels, complimentary toiletries and free WiFi internet access. ... more   less 
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