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The Chester Residence

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2014

The only place to stay if you value better than home from home comfort. The staff are without exception, polite, professional and friendly and eager to fulfil any request to enhance your stay. The central location for Edinburgh with parking, are extras reflected in the price, but even the cheapest apartment in the Chester Street annex is luxurious and spacious...

Thank Noitch
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Fantastic hotel, great friendly staff, amazing location right in the heart of the Scottish capital! Breakfast to the room was the best continental I've had in any hotel. All in all a must stay when visiting Edinburgh!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed in Chester Residence during my work trip to Edinburgh and i have no words to describe how excellent this place is. Probably the best serviced apartments I have ever stayed anywhere in the world, and compares to some of the best 5 star hotels. Size and comfort of rooms amazing, service phenomenal, makes you feel like home and more....

1Thank dzograf
Reviewed March 9, 2014

My third or fourth visit - another apartment but as always excellent. Comfortable, well equipped and perfect location. Staff could not have been more helpful. The only place to stay in Edinburgh. No restaurant though. Breakfast is delivered if required and is truly first class.

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north west UK
Reviewed March 9, 2014

We started our minimoon here with a bang - a bed covered in petals and surrounded by candles and a fridge stuffed with luxuries. The apartment was immaculate and the staff wonderful. We had the Penthouse (note: up 4 floors with no lift) which has an amazing bathroom complete with TV. The champagne breakfast was superb and no request was...

Thank BeerDragon
Reviewed March 7, 2014

This place is fantastic in every aspect. On arrival the reception staff were professional, polite and friendly.We were shown to our apartment by an equally friendly gent, who went through all the room had to offer. The room was spotless and tastefully decorated. Games console and TV in the bath were an added bonus.The fact that its and apartment and...

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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 6, 2014

Amazing staff, nothing is too much trouble. Beautiful luxurious rooms with every amenity possible. Great location, a pleasant 15 minute walk from princes street. Would recommend no end as will definitely be returning. Thank you for an amazing stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 5, 2014

I came to Edinburgh for one night for business and found The Chester Residence spectacular. Every staff member went above and beyond the call of duty to make the stay pleasurable. The room was incredible and I'll be rushing back. 5 stars. Flawless.

1Thank Kristen B
Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Check previous from me. I have little time for Tripadvisor these days. What I write is totally unbiased. We looked for good quality and central location, this place kept trending. Booked for 2 nights - never done EDI before. The concept is superb, an apartment/hotel. Quality, fit and finish is superb. The apartment is equipped with every comfort, audio, visual...

1Thank trent772
Woodinville, Washington
Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I just went to Edinburgh for our 5-year anniversary, and had an absolutely perfect time at the Chester Residence. We had a 1-bedroom apartment on the first floor and it was incredibly spacious and had all the amenities you would want from a hotel or apartment residence. Centrally located for the most part, you can walk to...

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chester Residence 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 

Additional Information about The Chester Residence

Address: 6 - 9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh EH3 7SL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $204 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Chester Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
The Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
Chester Residence Edinburgh
Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
The Chester Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
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#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“We was at the top floor. We loved it but if your not to good on your legs its not for you.”
 of 5 bubbles pb387, 1 week ago | Read review
“As this is Georgian Edinburgh, the ceilings are hugely high - so this means long staircases. You might prefer a ground-level apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles UK-EastAngle, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong but... If you struggle with stairs, get a ground floor!”
 of 5 bubbles patsykatemorton, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms are of the same high spec.”
 of 5 bubbles SandandChas, Jan 28, 2017 | Read review
“Located in a great neighborhood, within walking distance to major attractions in Edinburgh.”
 of 5 bubbles California_US_Keoki, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
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