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Ye Olde King's Head

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   48 - 50 Lower Bridge St., Chester CH1 1RS, England
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Ranked #23 of 77 Chester B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Crail, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a group of 12 who meet annually and Chester was selected as this years destination. What a find this property is - the pub is cosy and the accommodation is very clean and comfortable if a bit quirky as you would expect of a property built in 1633. The owner, Harry is very friendly and his staff are... More

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York, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arranged a weekend break for a reunion we have every year (12 people) so booked bed, breakfast and evening meal for the Friday and Saturday night. All of us were highly delighted from the minute we arrived - it was an absolute joy!! The staff were simply amazing - very friendly, extremely helpful and nothing was too much for... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a very busy Christmas period we decided to take a break and enjoy some time away Searched the internet and found this little gem 4 poster bed was amazing and had no problem sleeping in, free parking, peroni on draught!!! Get in and great food! Worth every penny to stay this close on chester centre!! Also ask about the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend break at Ye Olde Kings Head and it had everything we hoped for. Very friendly and hard working staff from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. Excellent breakfast and evening meals. Pub and rooms are so full of character, a few bumps on the head from low beams and doorways, all part... More

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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by here for tea after a day in Chester Zoo, chose potato & leek soup, gammon egg & chips & beef roast, all very yummy & reasonably priced! I liked the way the young bar man wished us good bye from the bar as we headed out the door too :-) would definitely return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from such a wonderful evening at the Ye Olde Kings Head. When you arrive such a warm and welcoming greeting awaits you! It has an incredible homely feel, even down to the burning fire... Lovely!! It has lots of period features and bundles of character- truly beautiful! All 7 of us chose a variety of things off the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Recently visited Ye Olde King's Head for a family meal and was very very impressed with the quality and value of the food! The owner, Harry, was very helpful and makes everyone feel welcome....... The atmosphere in the pub is great and the real fire makes it feel cosy! The bedrooms look very traditional which fits in perfectly with Ye... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Just had an amazing meal food was gorgeous staff were amazing gorgeous place great atmosphere who family loved it and brilliant with children will be visiting again very soon and really looking forward to it xx

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We recently stayed in Chester and visited here for evening drinks on a couple of occasions. We loved the feel of it - very rustic and homely, and we loved the history behind it. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice place for a drink or two whilst in Chester. Just a 5 minute walk from the main shopping... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Booked just from what was said on trip advisor, you weren't wrong, lovely place lots of character. They also pour an excellent pint of Guinness, which shows attention to detail. Staff very helpful and friendly. Never met Peter the ghost.

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Additional Information about Ye Olde King's Head

Also Known As:
Ye Olde King`s Head Hotel
Ye Olde King`s Head Hotel Chester
Address: 48 - 50 Lower Bridge St., Chester CH1 1RS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ye Olde King's Head 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Kings Head is a traditional Inn built in 1622 on the west side of Lower Bridge Street. The Inn is a few minutes walk down hill from the Cross. The name refers to when King Charles stayed at the nearby Gamul House during the English Civil War. Since buying the business in March 2012 the current owners have spent thousands of pounds trying to bring the Ye Olde Kings Head back to it's former glory. In November 2012, the property had an extensive refurbishment throughout the bar and restaurant areas, every ensuite bathroom was also replaced and redecorated to a high standard. There are currently three completed refurbished rooms, by mid December 2013 they expect every bedroom to be finished. ... more   less 
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