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The Chester Residence

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Chester Residence last Saturday and it is the best hotel I have ever stayed in! The Owner's Residence is to die for and can't wait to stay there again. I loved the cinema room and also the large jacuzzi bath where you can lie and watch tv. The suite was massive and beautiful throughout. I thought...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night between Christmas and New Year and wished we could have stayed longer. Huge 2 bedroom flat which was very well appointed, very friendly staff and the benefit of a very relaxing bar too. Parking can be a bit of pain I would imagine, but we were lucky given the time of year. We ordered breakfast and...

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear iipboss, I am really glad you got to enjoy Edinburgh during our Festive Hogmanay period. Thank you for taking the time to write us such a positive review. Some great constructive feedback for us to take on board. We would love to have you visit again. Be sure to book directly, mention our repeat guest offer to receive preferential...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this is one of the finest place to stay in Edinburgh. It covers all aspect of hospitality ,particularly i love their decor . they have hotels in different places but this one stands out the most . we will be back soon.

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Good afternoon kimr0ss, Thank you for your great review. Edinburgh is filled with wonderful hotels so it is really nice to be considered "the finest". We would love to welcome you back to stay with us. Book direct and let us know you are a repeat guest for the best available rates. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd time coming to the Chester Residence. We had a different apartment than the twice before but it was the same high standard. The staff were first class as always and really made the stay perfect.

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Stephoc, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so grateful to the loyalty of our repeat guests. We are looking forward to welcoming you both back for visit number 4. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect place to spend my birthday weekend. We had the penthouse apartment,really clean, great views and the bathroom is huge! Staff were brilliant. They hand wrote a birthday card and we were invited down to the bar for a free cocktail on the Saturday night. I can't wait to go back and have been raving about my...

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Beth M, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of The Chester Residence. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your special celebration in our penthouse apartment. Once again, Happy Birthday! We are looking forward to seeing you again in 2017. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily the best accommodation in Edinburgh. The apartment was a very high standard, clean and modern. Very spacious with our own living and dining room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The location is excellent and on street parking is available. We will definitely be back. It is NUMBER ONE for a reason!

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Wonderful! Thank you for your fantastic review of The Chester Residence milnedtx00. We hope to see you back very soon. Be sure to contact our Reservations team for discounted return guests rates. Haste ye back! Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took his sister and brother in law to Edinburgh for a birthday celebration. We booked the Chester Residence as an alternative to a hotel, having read the reviews we were confident that we had made the right choice. The Chester Residence has a fabulous location in the west end of Edinburgh. We stayed in apartment 7/2...

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Sharon M, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your apartment. I trust that you have received the email that I have sent you? Hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here for Hogmanay. Good location. We stayed in a one BR apartment. The rooms were much larger than I expected. The only thing missing was a wash/dryer but they did offer laundry service. Very nice hotel.

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear MirandaPG, So thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during Edinburgh's World Class Hogmanay celebrations! How about making it a yearly tradition? Repeat guests receive a discounted rate when they book directly with our Reservations Team. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place so relaxing! loved the room the bed was so comfy and loved phoning drinks to the room, sky in the room was brill I stayed in the penthouse was everything I needed in the one apartment cant wait to stay again!

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at The Chester Residence. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your fabulous penthouse apartment. We are always disappointed to receive a 4 star review. Please do let us know what we can do to exceed your 5 star expectations. We hope you will choose...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chester Residence will ruin you for anywhere else to stay. The apartments are beautiful--well appointed, and they have thought of everything,included towel heater and heated bathroom floor. We had a 2 bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor and the rooms overlooked the garden, which was lovely. The rooms are as described on the website and we had no surprises....

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TheChesterResidence, Operations Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

"The Chester Residence - Ruining all other hotels for our guests since 2006". Dear Gail W, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am thrilled that you got to enjoy Edinburgh's fabulous Hogmanay celebrations. Our two bedroom are pretty spectacular, glad you loved them. Surely this should be a new yearly tradition! See you next December, if not sooner. Best...

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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 the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres 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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: £146 - £315 (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:
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Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
The Chester Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Located in a great neighborhood, within walking distance to major attractions in Edinburgh.”
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“The penthouse views are amazing, but it's a climb up lots of stairs, if you have any mobility issues ask for a lower floor apartment.”
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“Bedrooms overlooking the gardens to the rear are very quiet, but the street is never really busy.”
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