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The Chester Hotel

59-63 Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4YP, Scotland (Formerly Simpson's Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having enjoyed a stay here in July we booked a two night break to enjoy the hotel once again. Again the service was outstanding throughout the hotel and food at dinner and breakfast was faultless. This is my all time favourite place for a break away to relax. It is the little things that make this hotel so special ,... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel.wonderful staff so genuinely polite and help full.Room very well appointed and comfortable.Food truly wonderful.Dinner in the resaurant was superb with table service to match.A fabulous Hotel.....not forgetting the so relaxing Spa.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my Mother for afternoon tea on the occasion of her birthday. The table was ready and laid out with lovely China, £2000 worth! The service was excellent but not too obtrusive and the food was very good. Well worth the visit and a couple of hours well spent.

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris S, I greatly appreciate the review, and I am glad you enjoyed the afternoon tea at the hotel. indeed we have invested well in certain products and the afternoon tea china is one of them. For such an important service we could not cut any corners. Best regards, and thank you! Alistair and the team at the Chester... More 

Leidschendam
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night a few weeks ago, and I only confirm the reviews that this new/re-furbished hotel is amazing. Lovely rooms, with all amenities, great bathrooms,strong wifi. On top of that the restaurant and bars are both intimate, cozy and the drinks and food are of the highest quality. The undoubted stars though of the hotel are its young,... More 

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kennyross, Thank you so much for the high praise. The level of service we have on offer does not come easy, and I am very glad you enjoyed it at every turn. We are constantly training and coaching the team to deliver the fantastic service you have highlighted. We do all love our jobs, and the hotel we work... More 

Sonoma County, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Loved the modern finishes in both the bathroom and the bedroom. The staff were excellent & friendly. Loved our stay- can't wait to return. If possible request a room on the second floor.

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear natashavh, Aberdeen is a fantastic city, and I hope you enjoyed exploring it while staying with us. Thank you for the kind comments about the hotel and the team that work within its four walls. We pride ourselves on the customer service we deliver, and I hope we will see you back with us again. Best regards Alistair and... More 

Redditch
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121 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without question this is the best hotel I have ever stayed at, and I have stopped at a lot of hotels. I was part of a team with a Jaguar Land Rover event. We couldn't have picked a better hotel. The conference room is excellent, clean, stylish and well maintained and an ideal size for our event (60) people and... More 

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NigelBaller, On behalf of the entire team at the Chester Hotel, thank you so much for such an excellent review. I am so glad that every team member you encountered was helpful and courteous. Every department from the kitchen, housekeeping and conferencing are so proud to have been part of the Jaguar/Landrover event at the hotel. I trust that... More 

Tranent, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Chester Hotel for two nights, this was a surprise for my husbands 40th birthday, and nothing was too much trouble. I asked for a bottle of bubbly to be present in the room for our arrival. This was a very nice bottle of Prosecco. Lovely! Room was spotless, and plenty of room in the room as... More 

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrandMrsBaines, It really sounds like you tried everything during your stay, and that we delivered a great experience! I am so glad you had the chance to share it on Tripadvisor. It means a lot to the team at the hotel to know that our guests appreciate the efforts we go to in order to deliver such great customer... More 

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An extremely enjoyable stay in the Chester hotel in Aberdeen. Very friendly staff. Very helpful. Good variety of malt whiskeys in the bar. Sample their Scottish gins. Very good breakfast, once again very friendly and helpful staff. .

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter C, Thank you for the excellent review. The Chester Hotel prides itself on the team that work within our walls, and the large variety of food and drink we have to offer. I have no doubt you will stay with us again in the near future. Best regards, Alistair and the team at the Chester Hotel More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my new favourite place to stop for cocktails after a night of dinner and drinks in Aberdeen. It's saving the best until last. The atmosphere is chilled, sophisticated and fun. Besides the new décor and live music they occasionally have, the familiar faces from behind the bar make the place what it is. Capable of serving the classic... More 

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MinnieFoodie, The bar team pride themselves on the skills they are developing. They will be so happy to read that their efforts are not going unnoticed. It was great to read that our newly refurbished bar is proving popular, and an improvement! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and trying some more of the cocktails on offer.... More 

Schweiz
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chester is located in a very beautiful neighbourhood built in typical Aberdeen-granite. The Queens Road surely contributes to Aberdeens nickname “Silver City” even if “crude oil” is more important. Within 15 minutes walking time you reach the lively city center – whether for shopping or just for a walk. The rooms are small but perfectly refurbished. The bathrooms are... More 

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Alistair_Unicomb, Operations Manager at The Chester Hotel, responded to this review

To The-H-Family-Schweiz, Thank you for sharing this review on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure having you all as guests within the hotel, and I hope that you will visit Aberdeen again in the future. Best regards Alistair and the team at the Chester Hotel. More 

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