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Ye Olde King's Head

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48 - 50 Lower Bridge St., Chester CH1 1RS, England
Ye Olde King's Head
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just spent 2 night in room 5. The whole experience from arriving to checking out was superb. The staff were very helpful, polite and friendly. The foodvwas absolutely fantastic especially the Forest Chicken and Steaks that we ate. The breakfast was also fantastic with the staff always attentive without being over-powering. The location is perfect for everything in Chester. The... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for our wedding Anniversary May Bank holiday - we received faultless service from the second we arrived. The pub is full of character and the staff were friendly and helpful and went out of their way to ensure we we happy, giving us details of interesting places to visit whilst in Chester and a free drink to celebrate.... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On arrival staff were very friendly & efficient, we were taken up to our room and given all the information we needed. We were hoping for a spooky stay and were suitably spooked! Ghosts are certainly not shy here. There was a band on in the evening and they were good. We ate out at Tropeiro Brazilian (fantastic!!) and ended... More 

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

Hello Allywilk65, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review, we're very happy to hear that you're looking forward to staying with us again! If there is anything we can do to turn your review into a 5 star stay next time, please don't hesitate to let us know. All the best, Boyd More 

Hull, England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife & I stayed mid May 2015 for 2 nights. Situated perfectly for the City`s main attractions, this charming Inn had everything the authenticity-seeking traveller could need. Each and every member of staff could not have done more for us, so we have no hesitation in recommending this superb venue to all who contemplate visiting this most beautiful of... More 

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

Hello Wodzaz, Thank you very much for your glowing review, I will pass on your compliments to the rest of the staff, it's always a pleasure to hear that a guest has enjoyed their stay enough to recommend it to others. Thanks as well for being so forgiving about the water pressure. It is an issue we are working on... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just got home from a week at the Old Kings Head in Chester, and What a lovely place it is. We stayed in room 3 which is full of character, including sloping floors and great wooden beams. All the rooms (8 in total) are situated on the 2nd floor and reached by an old wooden staircase. The bar... More 

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

Hello Kim0359, Thanks for your review of Ye Olde kings head. We always love to hear that our guests have left happy. I'm sorry that the spirits didn't say hello but they can be very elusive sometimes. There are weekly paranormal events that run upstairs in our function room so if you are interested in the paranormal give us a... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my girlfriend on Saturday 9 May 2015. Paid extra to park on site. Staff are fantastic, polite and very attentive. Had Saturday evening meal, very good wholesome food(I can recommend the lambs livers). Slept really well in room 4, comfortable bed without any disturbances(paranormal or other). Full English was my choice for breakfast with my request for... More 

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

Hello kenifboy, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We always enjoy to hear how much people have enjoyed their stay with us and even more so to hear that they're coming back to stay with us again! Looking forward to seeing you again, Boyd More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in room 5 as we were attending Chester races which was only a short stroll away. This was a fantastic find located within easy reach of the City centre. The staff go out of their way to look after you and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are quite basic but are spotlessly clean... More 

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

Hello Jep62, You're very welcome, glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I'll let DJ billy know that you had a good time while he was on. He's with us every race night and he never fails to disappoint. When the races aren't on we have live music every Friday and Saturday night. Thanks for your... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a 2 night break during Easter.From the moment we arrived the staff were outstanding making our stay even more enjoyable.Our room for 3 was spacious and immaculate.The pub is traditional and the whole building is amazing,something different around every corner.The location was brilliant being so close to the river great for those evening walks. Breakfast was really good... More 

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

Hello Carlton 2013, Thank you very much for your kind words about our inn. We're very proud of our team and it's always a pleasure hearing from our guests what a good job they're all doing. I've told Ryan (the villa supporter) that you said hello, he says hello back! Looking forward to seeing you again, Boyd More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to stay here as u were the cheapest place we found by far, i have to say we were made up with the place, the bar and rooms are spotlessly clean! We had a great night away in Chester and am glad we chose to stay with you! All the staff are so happy and friendly, couldnt do... More 

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

Hello Dominic , Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review! We will indeed strive to continue the work that we are all doing! I agree with you about our breakfasts, there's not much that could bring me into work early but our breakfast is one of them! It's always nice to hear that our... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the hotel as it looked atmospheric and we were not disappointed (although the resident spooks were not to be seen.......luckily!). The hotel has its own parking spaces for £10 for the whole stay (handy). Great central position. The staff could not do enough to help....and were very informative of things to do in Chester. The room was immaculate... More 

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

Hi Fiona, It's always a pleasure to hear that someone has enjoyed their time staying with us. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I apologise about the shower, it's an ongoing problem that we are trying our best to resolve. Next time you stay with us, please do talk to a member of staff no matter how... More 

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