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Chester Backpackers

67 Boughton, Chester CH3 5AF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

£19 was probably cheap for Chester They were very helpful giving us space on the decking outside for our 12 bikes, so they felt very secure. . I'm more used to YHA hostels so I was rather surprised at things like the density of beds in the 18bed dorm and lack of a dining table though the kitchen looked reasonable... More 

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

Back from Chester backpacks second year been there for the races now. Was met by Mathew who we phoned when got of train so he could meet us there. He showed us round then to are room basic but all you need ure own shower an toilet. Nice cheap place lean and friendly staff. Wil be going back next year

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

Stayed again for the race weekend, again great warm welcome off Matthew good front for the place, room clean and tidy shower spotless, will be back again next year, £80 for 2 for Fri and a Sat what more could you ask. my only gripe and this is to do with the patrons using it, please clean upm after yourself,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is classic, affordable no frills accommodation. The facilities were all a little decrepit but at £17 a head we weren't complaining. The hostel is though in a converted pub, which explains its dankness. Cycle storage wasn't great - simply locked up in their yard which seemed a little surprising for the city centre location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Clean and welcoming. Very friendly staff. Right nextdoor to a huge Waitrose, so no shortage of options for dinner. A better table in the kitchen for eating wouldn't go amiss, but otherwise an excellent stay.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Clean, cosy and an ideal location. Danny was friendly and very helpful. The decor was quirky. We were just a few minutes from the centre. My boyfriend and I stayed for just one night but I would have no hesitation in staying there again.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a great place. It is close to everything. A nice walk along the canal to the shops and city. The young man who owns it keeps it clean and tidy. Fully equiped kitchen, clean beds and bathrooms. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I stayed at Chester Backpackers for a month while I worked nearby, and I cannot say enough good about it, or of Lindsay and Danny, the people who worked there. They went above and beyond in every way for every person who came in, trying to ensure everyone had an enjoyable stay. Whether it was providing directions and suggestions or... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Considering the low price and great location this was a great place to stay for our night in Chester. Only a few hundred metres from the city walls. The rooms were small but clean and sufficient. The kitchen was likewise little but clean and stocked.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We spend there with my boyfriend in a twin room one month in the first half of the year 2014. The location of the hostel was great, because it was in the centre of Chester – a town of around 77 000 inhabitants – so you could do the entire town’s sightseeing simply on foot. For a lower price (34GBP... More 

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