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Ye Olde King's Head

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48 - 50 Lower Bridge St., Chester CH1 1RS, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Inn gave everything we expected and so much more. From the moment we stepped over the threshold we were greeted with friendly, helpful staff (Tom),a welcoming atmosphere and an excellent pint.We stayed in room 1( which is supposedly the most haunted room).Tom helped with our bags and explained about the poor water pressure so we were prepared for it.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Old school pub with good food and quirky bedrooms. Can be a little noisy on a weekend due to entertainment and/or private parties but as long as y9ou accept that this is what happens at places like these you will enjoy your stay. We stayed Friday and Saturday nights and it did not worry us.

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irish gal in West mids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the wonderful room six. From start to finish we we really impressed. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. They were really kind and so friendly. The atmosphere here is wonderful. The pub is so welcoming. I can't wait to go back, but for 2 nights next time (at least).

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night me and my friend as we were going to visit blue planet the aquarium next day and thought we would check this haunted pub/hotel out as well as I am really into all the paranormal stuff and had seen the episode on most haunted too. The three most haunted rooms are 1,4 and 6... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed here in mid August. All the staff were very friendly, even carried my bag up to the room . Its a lovely old building full of character. The car park is just behind the pub so ideal as its situated in the town centre and its free. The beds were comfortable and lovely new bathroom,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed 4 times over the last 2 yrs at the Ye Olde Kings Head Each time has been an enjoyable experience rooms are lovely and pristine shower a bit trickly Staff are so courteous and accommodating breakfasts are good too I think you would find it hard to find a place right in the middle of Chester which... More 

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Assistant manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello marysia, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review. It's great to hear that you've stayed with us that many times and enjoyed every stay so much! We're looking forward to seeing you again! All the best, Boyd More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming comfortable 17th century pub hotel minutes away from the River Dee and an entry to walk the city walls, beside several other pubs and cafes and a few minutes walk from the famous medieval Rows. Very friendly helpful staff. Excellent cooked breakfast; also boxed cereals, orange juice, yoghourt and toast. We stayed in Room 1 which is supposedly the... More 

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Assistant manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello hookdontravel, Thank you very much for your review of Ye Olde kings head! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass on your comments to the rest of the staff. We hope to see you again, All the best, Boyd More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really decent interesting little pub and B and B, close to town centre and tourist sites, bus stop right outside for city sightseeing. Friendly staff that couldn't do enough for you and a nice clean bedroom and comfy bed. Breakfast was also fantastic. Only drawback was that the shower was quite under pressure but was no biggy. This is apparently... More 

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Assistant manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Steven, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review , I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I wouldn't worry about the spirits, they're a very friendly bunch really! If there's anything we can do to make your next stay into a 5 star one, please don't hesitate to let us know.... More 

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a couple of nights in August and were looking for somewhere with character - which certainly fit the bill. Staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and just ask if you want something. Parking is also available free unlike some hotels in the city centre. Perfect location for centre shops and river walks. Be... More 

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Assistant manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello rapster, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review, we welcome all feedback, and I'm very happy to hear that you found our staff welcoming and friendly. The water pressure is a problem that we are aware of and we are trying to rectify it but with our status as a grade 2 listed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we got here we knew we had made the right choice! We were greeted by a lovely staff member who was really helpful and even gave us a map and wrote on a list of cocktail bars he recommended for us. We stayed for a drink and it was a really warm atmosphere. After exploring Chester we... More 

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Assistant manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello, You're very welcome, and Thank you very much for your lovely review of our inn! I'm really happy that you feel that staying with us was the right choice and that you can't wait to come back! We look forward to seeing you again, Boyd More 

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