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The Chester Residence

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 - 9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh EH3 7SL, Scotland (West End)
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  • Service
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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel very early due to an early flight. They were happy to take our cases and send us off into edinburgh. Went arriving back we were shown to our apartment - wow.!!!!! We had a bedroom (king size bed) bathroom ( with bath and shower over), a fully equip kitchen, plus a lounge with sofa so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms here are huge and have everything you could possibly want. I could of actually lived here for a month. The staff were great. The hotel doesnt have a lift so bear that in mind, and it doesn't have a restaurant although there are plenty of good ones in walking distance. It's about a 5 minute walk from Princes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Chester Residence is a luxury hotel located just a few blocks from the Old Town in a very quiet residential area. If you want to be in the middle of the city bustle, this may not be for you, but it was perfect for us. The rooms are huge - apartments, really. You could easily move in for an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've never been so eager to grant a 5 rating until now. We could not have been more pleased, other than being able to stay a bit longer. Here is what you should know. 1) Check-in/out 3 PM/ 12 PM, respectively. These are not your average hotel rooms, so it takes some time clean. 2) About the hotel This is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a lovely suite. Although beautifully appointed, spotlessly clean and the staff really helpful we felt it a little soulless. Again even though the apartment living area was enormous I came back in to the bedroom the following morning to find my wife sat on the floor, surrounded by luggage in front of the full length wardrobe mirror in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked this hotel as a surprise first anniversary getaway and it certainly proved to be the perfect place for a romantic retreat. He had pre-booked a transfer directly through the hotel and we were greeted at the airport by the friendly and informative Paul. We arrived at the beautiful buildings in which the Chester Residence is situated and... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought that I had found a great "luxury" apartment for my stay in Edinburgh during the Fringe. Boy, was luxury the last thing we found in these apartments! We arrived on a surprisingly warm day in the city, climbed four flights of stairs to an apartment with no A/C. We had to sleep with all of the windows open... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Chester Residence for one night during the fringe. We were bowled over by our one bedroom suite, absolutely massive, so tasteful and well appointed. The staff are wonderful, extremely friendly and helpful. Our only complaint was that we had to leave and so we are planning our next visit with our kids for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed for a week the first week of August. To say we were disappointed is an understatement. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment around the corner from the reception area. It was up four flights of stairs (no lift). Upon entering the unit, the carpets were stained throughout the unit, the furniture was old and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My only regret after staying at the Chester residence was that as it was for the festival we barely spent any time in the apartment, leaving each morning and returning in the early hours of the next morning. So all I can comment is the fact that the apartments are huge with lovely amenities and the beds are very comfortable.... More

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Address: 6 - 9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh EH3 7SL, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Chester Residence 5*
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The Chester Residence (voted Scottish Hotel of the year at the Scottish Hotel 2012 awards) is a collection of 5 Georgian townhouses set in the stunning west end of Edinburgh. These chic 5 star (Scottish Tourist Board rated) designer suites blend seamlessly with attention to detail and a level of personalized service that ensures guests enjoy the highest standards, synonymous with The Chester Residence. Each suite is an oasis of tranquility, offering spacious, individually designed suites with all the benefits of a luxury hotel. The latest in room technology is provided including, direct-dial telephone, voice mail, wide-screen multi-channel TV, DVD, CD player and iPod docking stations. ... more   less 
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