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The Chester Residence

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed here during half term week in a 2 bed apartment. On arrival we were unable to check in early although this is understandably down to availability. The hotel took our bags and recommended a nice nearby restaurant. We checked in at 3 and...More

Thank Louise068
Response from ChesterResidence, Manager at The Chester ResidenceResponded 4 days ago

Dear Louise068, Thank you for taking your time to write your review. I was disappointed to read that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. As you may see from many of our reviews, we do strive to provide the best possible service...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the Chester Residence on the 14th and 15th February 2018 in the room on the first floor that is at number 8 on Rothesay Place (almost next door to the hotel reception). The apartment was spacious and decorated contemporarily and had a...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited The Chester Residence for a mini-moon in January and we couldn't have asked for anything more. The apartment was fantastic, we had a penthouse and the bathroom was to die for! The staff couldn't do enough to help and really...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to Edinburgh late evening for a weekend getaway and had pre ordered a driver from the residence to pick us up from the airport, Michael was waiting for us in the arrival hall and took us straight to the Chester Residence, it was...More

1  Thank Hafrún Helga H
Response from ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester ResidenceResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hafrún Helga H, Thank you for your kind words. I am more than happy to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay at the Chester Residence and I will make sure to pass your kind words to Michael and our staff members....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the room to the exceptional service, everything simply exceeded expectations. We were unable to book the Balmoral as per usual for our Edinburgh stays, our disappointment turned to joy on being shown the room, needless to say the Balmoral is now our back-up choice....More

2  Thank jonathanhalsall2000
Response from ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester ResidenceResponded 2 days ago

Dear jonathanhalsall2000, Thank you for your kind words! Here, at the Chester Residence, we always strive to provide the best service possible to our guest so I am more than pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and have plans to return!...More

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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$210 - US$515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$210 - US$515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods 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
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Charlotte B
2 September 2017|
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Response from Adrian1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought this place is child friendly. There are no lifts however and you should ask for a lower floor room. It is very accessible to the city and moving with a young child would be easy if staying here.
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Bronte1022 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so ! Beautiful place
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ws2009
30 March 2017|
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Response from ChesterResidence | Property representative |
Dear Wanda H, Thank you for contacting us. There are no washers or dryers in the apartments, but we provide wash and fold laundry service for our guests. On Rothesay place we have 4 townhouses and all the deluxe apartments... More
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"The bedroom facing Rothesay Place had some street noise & noise from above, but the rest of the unit was..."
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"All rooms are good but if stairs are a problem for you choose lower floors."
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"We walked down to our unit from the street level, but had great views out the back and felt total privacy and..."
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"Penthouse views are exceptional."
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