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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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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here on Jan 29th for 2 nights with my wife for my birthday treat. We couldn't have picked a better place to be honest. Had a nice welcome from boyd who checked us in quickly then showed us to our room. We stayed in room 1 which is really nice, comfortable and overlooks the main road. Had no problems... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited chester today with my partner for her birthday and stopped by ye olde kings head. From the outside we thought it looked like a standard pub but from the moment we walked through the doors we felt very welcome. The staff we're some of the friendliest people I have ever had dealings with and the food was amazing. I... More 

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

Hello stefan, Thank you very much for your review of our inn. It's always great to hear that people feel welcome and we look forward to seeing you again! All the best, Boyd More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights, every member of staff we met were absolutely fantastic, very helpful, told us loads of places to visit, we will definitely go back, breakfast was really good, very very clean, fresh towels ever day, just brilliant. Many thanks, from Simon and Estelle

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

Hi Simon and Estelle, I hope you both are well. I appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. it's lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we will see you again soon. All the best, Jack More 

Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most friendly pub we have stayed in ,we had a girly christmas shopping weekend here ,the best time ever .The staff and the manager can't do enough for you and treat you like your a friend they have know all there lives .This makes the stay even more special .If you are going to chester give this... More 

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1 Thank Margie S
OldeKingsHeadChester, Owner at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi Margie, I hope you are well. Firstly, thank you for taking the time our of your day to leave us such a nice review. It's always great to hear that our beloved guests have enjoyed themselves. I will make sure all the staff hear you kind words. I look forward to seeing you again next christmas. All the best,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the inn for one night on Sat 2nd Jan ,it's a lovely welcoming place the staff are a credit to the owner and management team and are excellent in all aspects. We stayed in room 2 which has an amazing low beam running across it you have to watch your head! . Chester is a lovely place and... More 

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

Hi fileyowl, I hope you are well and thank you for taking this time to post us a review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your selves and I will pass on your kind words to Connie and the chefs. Your paranormal experience makes a very intriguing read and I am sure it has opened your mind. All the... More 

Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We have stayed here 3 times now and this hotel is full of character. We stayed on 30th Dec for one night. The location is excellent and the staff cannot do enough for you and the atmosphere is so relaxing. We met up with some friends who live in Chester and decided to eat at Ye Old Kings Head as... More 

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

Hello Carol, Thank you for leaving us such a favourable review, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your food and service too! Looking forward to seeing you on your 4th stay at the kings head! Thanks again, Boyd More 

kent,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Weekend away with friends & we found the location of the pub a great asset, Chester town centre & local attractions were in walking distance. The staff were all lovely, friendly, good banter & general chit chat, always acknowledged no matter how busy. Food was always good quality to. A very popular pub, busy, which speaks for itself & live... More 

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

Hello tinkminx, Thank you for leaving us such a positive review. It's always a pleasure to hear people compliment our staff, our food, and our live entertainment! I'm glad to hear that you would stay again and we look forward to your return. Thanks again, Boyd More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I booked a nights stay for the Sunday 19th for a little break before Xmas mayhem, I booked Ye Old Kings Head as we had been to Chester 3 weeks prior and loved the food and atmosphere. On arrival we was greeted with by a very friendly guy who had actually upgraded us free of charge, the room upgrade was... More 

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

Hello Stephanie, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a good review! I'm sorry to hear the history of the building spooked you but I'm glad that it didn't ruin your overall stay. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to the rest of our staff. Thanks again, next time you visit us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Lovely place with friendly, helpful staff who can't do enough for you. Food was very good and reasonably priced. The only (minor) bad things I can say about the place is that the water pressure in the shower was a bit low and the TV reception wasn't great. Overall highly recommended, would definitely stay there again.

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

Hello Chris w, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and our staff! The water pressure in the showers is so,etching we are trying to resolve but it's hindered by the fact that we are a grade two listed building which makes planning permission very... More 

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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

me and my boyfriend spent last night in room 6 this was a beautiful room full of charm and character infact the whole pub and the staff are lovely very welcoming and friendly, however if your terrified of things that go bump in the night i wouldnt recommend lol. we had some lively activity going on in the room itself... More 

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

Hello Kazzy, It sounds like you had a very interesting stay! I'm glad to hear that the spooky goings on didn't ruin your stay with us. You might be interested to know that other people have experienced messages left in the mirror of room 6 although I think your experience certainly sounds the most impressive! It's even better than Yvette... More 

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