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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic couple of days away at this dog friendly hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. We stayed in the Byron Suit which was beautifully furnished, clean and spacious with a separate living room, large bedroom with the most comfy of beds. The bathroom was so big with a free standing bath and 5... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lennie, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you both and Harvey and we look forward to seeing you again when time allows. Kindest regards Rebecca More 

Runcorn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

really good food and very good service,I would recommend this place to everyone.You can book a table on line or the phone. I have just turned up and got a table as soon as I arrived.You can get drinks at the bar or order from your table (I did not stay at this hotel so can not make any comments... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ronald, Thank you for your review and continual support of our restaurant. It is lovely to read a review from guests such as yourself who have dined with us on several occasions and keep coming back - we must be doing something right! Kindest regards Rebecca More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

From booking to check out this hotel offers great service. We were upgraded to the Byron Suite which was a lovely surprise and the rooms in the suite were very comfortable and well equipped. We were welcomed by friendly staff and whatever we needed, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was delicious with peeeeerfectly cooked crispy bacon. Thank you for... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helen. Many thanks for taking time to write your review. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass on your comments to the staff regarding the service and breakfast Chef regarding the delicious breakfast. We are very lucky to have such a beautiful building in the heart of a beautiful... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

John is a real people's person, very helpful. His staff are very efficient and the food amazing. Certainly visit again.will definitely recommend the commercial hotel to friends and family. Mary Prescott.

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for taking time to write your review and I will pass your best wishes onto John. We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends again soon. Best wishes Rebecca More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

There was drizzle outside, but the welcome at the Commercial was very warm. We found a lovely table in the front of the building and were given menus which offered all sorts of local fare. We had the German Chips, which were wolfed down and some freshly made soup and a roll. Conversation was lively with the Commercial's delightful host;... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn, Thank you for your lovely review regarding the food. The German fries are selling very well, as you know they are delicious. I will pass your compliments onto the Chef and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Rebecca More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Went in here to day what a treat it was food excellent had the fish nicest i have had on a very long time hubby had chicken skewers service was very friendly and not to pushy would come in here again nothing was to much trouble even would think about booking to stay.xx its a bit out of sight up... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you for taking time to write your review, I will certainly pass your comments onto Chef and the rest of the team. If you would like to stay at the hotel any time please do not hesitate to contact me on 01244 409319 to arrange direct rates. Kind regards, Rebecca More 

Llandudno
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We stayed at the Commercial for one night we had the Byron suite it had a bedroom,sitting room & large bathroom with a roll top bath power jet shower twin sinks and underfloor heating what more could you ask for .The Commercial is a beautiful Georgian building set in a court yard right in the center of Chester city surrounded... More 

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guests. Thank you so much for taking time to write a review, I know you are both busy people so it is very much appreciated. I hope you get chance to visit us again soon and I will certainly try to visit Ascot House when I have some time! Kindest regards Rebecca More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I would like to note that we checked out on Sunday April 5th and have purposely left it until now to write this review, for two reasons; 1- I wanted to sleep on it and write an honest review based on our experience and not clouded by anger and disappointment. 2- It was my birthday (that's why we stayed)... More 

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John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

I have sent a detailed e-mail to Tripadvisor showing proof of these false allegations and expect this review to be removed. More 

Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I wanted to book a quirky good place for a bit of a meet up/ date. I phoned and spoke to one of the owners, a man called Lee. He asked if I was bringing a lady, when I told him it was another fella and would that be ok, he just couldn't have been nicer, gave a hearty laugh... More 

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you for such a wonderful review even though you didn't stay with us! Just to correct you, Leigh is not one of the owners, he's my husband and helps when we're busy, but as you say he's brilliant and I agree. Hopefully the next time you visit our fair city you will be able to stay too?... More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited chester many times and stayed in some of its top hotels. We came across the commercial through our son who works there at weekends. The staff were amazing and could.nt do enough for us. The owner himself makes a point of chatting to everyone the food is as good as you.ll get anywhere and the rooms are better than... More 

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear H's Dad, Thank you for taking time to write a review for The Commercial, especially as you are one of my staff's parent and didn't have too. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us and I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Rebecca More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury accommodation, a wide selection of drinks, the warmest of welcomes, the liveliest of atmospheres in the most exquisite of locations… ‘…A gem hidden in the heart of Chester…’ We have five beautiful double en-suite rooms, including a luxury 'Lord Byron suite', each with a book of poetry written by their namesake for your enjoyment during your stay. We have 3 high quality entertaining bars serving traditional ales, fine wines, superb spirits and fabulous cocktails. We attract a fun-loving clientele from 18-80, especially at weekends when our renowned resident DJs spin their collective mix of disco-dancing tunes. We will always ensure you are made to feel very welcome at the Commercial and we provide something for everyone, every day of the week! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commercial Bar & Hotel

Address: Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: $103 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant And Hotel
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant Hotel Chester
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
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