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    Gateway to Wales Hotel

    Welsh Road | Sealand, Deeside, Chester CH5 2HX, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good35%
    • Average23%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The bathroom smelled awful, took half an hour to even be able to order breakfast. There was cereal but no milk or spoons and service was poor. When our hot food came it was all burnt or dripping with grease. We mentioned all of this...More

    Thank JessicaBatt
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Other than being ideally located for Chester and North Wales, this hotel has serious problems! The disabled room was so small that you couldnt get past the wheelchair once it was in the room. It was grubby and needed a good clean. It wasnt cleaned...More

    Thank bryant135
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We arrived on Saturday afternoon and Tom on reception couldn't have been more helpful . As were all the staff we encountered. We paid for breakfast as this was not included but was well worth the money. The food was regularly replenished and was hot....More

    Thank KarenManchester
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here as part of a Wowcher room and Chester Zoo deal - 2 adults and 1 child. When we got to the hotel it looked OK enough, however upon checking into our room it was obvious it hadn't been cleaned for a while!...More

    1  Thank Emma B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed (2 adults 2 children plus our dog) for dog fest weekend in June . The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is not easy to find, although it is very close to the motorway. Room was average. Very dated and paintwork...More

    Thank Andrew B
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $58 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Chester
    • #8 Business Hotel in Chester
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Chester
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    Traveler (56)
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    mellow52
    March 19, 2017|
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    Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
    It's about 15 minutes drive away, 5-10 minutes longer if traffic.
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    Spanish-finds
    March 4, 2017|
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    Response from Birchma1 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi if you are going into Chester then bus is a must and best option to far to walk it's not to expensive around £4 return and bus stop is outside hotel and run regular Cheshire oaks outlet ellsmere port is not as accessible... More
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    January 12, 2017|
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    Response from LoonyPrune | Reviewed this property |
    I'd get the bus into Chester. It's a pound so great value. We enjoyed the food at the hotel but for your 18th, go somewhere special and use the cheap hotel as a base!
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    "Avoid rm 101 or any rooms on the ground floor facing the swimming pool"
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    "For those of us with English bus passes be aware that the hotel is in Wales and English bus passes are not..."
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