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Chester Backpackers

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Didn't actually stay here but we decided we were gonna spend a day in Chester on the way home from holidaying in Wales and read somewhere online that this place offered a place to leave luggage for the day via prior arrangement so duly rang them and they were more than helpful and offered this service at a cost of... More 

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Bala, Wales, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I only stayed 1 night en route to Liverpool, and was slightly worried about some of the reviews, but I needn't have been, because it was as good as it gets for a budget hostel in the centre of lovely Chester. I can't speak for the dorms as I was in a private en suite double (upgraded from a single... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I want to start by saying that both the girl and guy working here were lovely. They were really friendly, understanding and relaxed. Having said that, this place is budget accommodation at its most unabashed. The beds are decent and the bedding clean. However the bunk I was sleeping on was badly damaged, part of it was only attached by... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The location of the hostel is a very admirable feature of this hostel, my experience of a 3 night stay in the Chester Backpackers hostel was very positive, the showers were hot, the beds were comfortable, there was free fast connected WiFi available throughout the hostel and the staff were very friendly and although this hostel is a little outdated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

The only good/positive comment I can make about the Backpackers Hostel is that the young guy on reception is first class - but totally wasted working at this location! He was polite, friendly and full of local knowledge - nothing was a problem. The actual hostel itself however is shabby and rundown - it's seen better days. The smell of... More 

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Christopther M, Manager at Chester Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your feedback, particularity for your nice comments about me. I have just taken over the running of the hostel and I have a full schedule of repairs which will be undertaken quite soon. The property is regularly cleaned throughout but I also plan to revamp the hostel over the coming weeks and months - new floors,... More 

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Pokhara, null, Nepal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

It's a good value for what you pay. I prefer the Bunkroom because Bunkroom looks a lot cleaner and tidier than Backpackers. Only because Bunkroom was full, I had to resort to Backpackers. Also, when I was looking for places online, Lloyds of Chester Hotel didn't come up. Otherwise, for double the price which is still very reasonable, I would... More 

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Stafford, united kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Visited Chester Backpackers as part of a stag party. Was very sceptical beforehand but was pleasantly surprised. We had a dorm for 20 people between 8 of us so loads of room and although the mattresses were a little on the thin side they seemed adequate enough after a stag night. Good value accommodation.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a good stay as a large group in the larger dorm area. The stay was good, the room was clean and tidy and was good access into the town area. Will definitely be staying again this year for our annual trip. The staff were very friendly and have lots of help for what to do in he surrounding... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Cosy and homely and a nice place to be. This place has the most heart of anywhere I've ever stayed. The staff are chilled and happy to have you there. Any teething problems people might find to complain about are honestly very small in comparison to how welcome you feel here. You'll get a good night's sleep on a comfy... More 

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

£19 was probably cheap for Chester They were very helpful giving us space on the decking outside for our 12 bikes, so they felt very secure. . I'm more used to YHA hostels so I was rather surprised at things like the density of beds in the 18bed dorm and lack of a dining table though the kitchen looked reasonable... More 

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Address: 67 Boughton, Chester CH3 5AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: $40 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chester Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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