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The Chester Hotel

59-63 Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4YP, Scotland (Formerly Simpson's Hotel)
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Ranked #31 of 61 hotels in Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the minute we walked into the Chester Hotel for a wedding celebration yesterday until we left the evening reception the only words to express the whole event ...WOW. The venue is beautiful, the food was amazing, staff and service was spot on and it was an amazing and enjoyable time. We didn't stay in the hotel but will be... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Denise, events manager, was so helpful in organising my daughters graduation dinner. Restaurant manager and her team were quietly efficient. Food was superb and I do not recognise any of the criticisms which previous trip advisor reviewers have made of this hotel. The chef, of his own volition, made a lovely mortar board chocolate desert which was brought to my... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, WOW....just WOW. Since the re open the place just looks amazing! Drinks list is spot on, food amazing... but the thing that really sets it apart was the service. Not too in your face, but always there! Top marks to the management team - you have done very very well with this! Didn't stay in hotel,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall - extremely good service and staff. I personally cannot comment on the dinners but I can comment on the bar food, drinks and service. Unfortuantely I have found the "King prawn cocktail - cocktail sauce - tempura jumbo prawn - £12" to be very poor value. But that is simply my opinion. The range of drinks and quality of... More

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room - clean, well presented and an exceptionally comfortable bed. A little warm as no air conditioning and the room we had suffered from noise intrusion through an inter-connecting door. Service a little hit and miss. Dinner in the hotel's restaurant was fantastic - some of the best food we have ever eaten with a good wine list.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had always planned to celebrate my 30th Birthday in style and that I did!!! The Chester Hotel offered the perfect venue to celebrate. The staff were very helpful in helping me organise how the event would run giving me various options to choose from. The staff on the day were there to support me from start to finish and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met another couple for some drinks on Friday to try The Chester and we were left singularly unimpressed with our experience. The bar area was very clean, as would be expected from such a newly opened facility. However it lacked any atmosphere worth mentioning, and perhaps the sight of only 7 other people frequenting on a Friday night was telling... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We treated ourselves to bed and breakfast at the new 5 star Chester Hotel (£180-£225) in the city. We were looking forward to this so much. The room was lovely, bathroom nice but very, very small. White company toiletries which was a nice touch, slippers but disappointingly no robes. We started to unpack, opened a drawer to find the previous... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We went to The Chester for Father's Day lunch. We live in Aberdeen and eat out most weeks. Both the food and the service were faultless. We were blown away. Our daughter is 15 months old daughter and staff could not have been more engaging or attentive. She ate from the children's menu which had appropriate choice at superior quality.... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We treated ourselves to an overnight stay and meal at this hotel to celebrate a special occasion. The room was very expensive and although it was lovely, it was surprisingly small and the bathroom had no wow factor. We dined in the restaurant and were very disappointed at the standard of food - we expected more, Our main dish of... More

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Address: 59-63 Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4YP, Scotland (Formerly Simpson's Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Simpsons Aberdeen
The Chester Hotel Aberdeen, Scotland

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