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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly, helpful and considerate. The location is good for the New Town and easy enough for a walk to the old town. There is a good range of varied places to eat within walking distance. The rooms were clean, comfortable and well appointed. All in all, very good value.

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

Dear ColinMacF, Thank you for taking the time to write up such a lovely review for The Chester Residence. We do hope you will choose to stay with us on your next visit to Edinburgh. Be sure to contact our Reservations Team directly for the best available rates. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

Hermiston
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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the suites are nicely appointed, the bath elegant, great bedding, our top floor rooms had a stunning view over the firth.This was truly first class luxury.The front desk was attentive. the even had a space for out car. We were really pampered here

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

Dear gofarm, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so thrilled to see the title of your review. I do hope you will choose to stay with us on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, great location, fantastic staff - need say nothing more! I would happily live in the rooms that we had! Everything that you possibly wish for was there to a very high standard! We will be back!

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

Dear Dave W, Thank you so much for your splendid review! So glad to hear that you will be returning to stay at The Chester Residence. Be sure to contact us directly for the best rates and the chance to tailor make your next holiday. See you soon, Siobhan Docherty. More 

Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the two bedroom apartment here for the first time last Saturday (12/11/16). Very impressive! Great location allowing us to walk to the various bars, restaurants etc. The fully equipped kitchen was superb with just about everything you would have to hand in your own kitchen. The complimentary bottle of chilled Prosecco awaiting us on arrival went down a treat... More 

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

Dear Sandra A, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review for your stay with us at the weekend. Glad you enjoyed your spacious apartment, we want our guests to feel right at home! Looking forward to seeing you again very soon, Best Regards Siobhan Docherty. More 

London, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a two room apartment at Chester residence. What a delight. The rooms were spacious and well appointed, the bathrooms were very smart and the living/dining/kitchen was very comfortable and well thought-out. The most enormous TV was a bonus. Staff are very helpful and friendly too. Highly recommended.

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

Dear RolloMcFluff, Cute user picture! Really glad to hear how much you enjoyed your apartment. Never too soon to start planning your return visit ... Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very spacious and superbly fitted out apartment set up for gracious living in city centre. Staff very helpful. Impossible to fault, particularly at the price. Location good in Georgian area. Immediately comfortable.

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

Dear Paul L, Thank you so much for choosing The Chester Residence and for taking the time to write up this lovely review. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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106 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a one bedroom unit at this establishment. The unit was very spacious, clean, well equipped and the service was both friendly and competent - it felt like we were staying in our own apartment. The Chester residence is convenient for buses and taxis to the city but is extremely quiet at night allowing a good... More 

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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 up such a great review for your recent stay at The Chester Residence. We are a great base in the city for both leisure and business guests. We very much look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train up from London for a three day stay in Edinburgh. My wife choose the Hotel and I was very pleased. The rooms are more like apartments. We stayed in 8/3 which was on the third floor. The room had three full size rooms including a Kitchen. Wonderful service and the reception area had a full service... More 

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

Dear Paul H, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for your recent stay at The Chester Residence. Very glad to hear that you enjoyed your spacious apartment and our full service bar. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable,well cared, extremely kind staff, best choice. Well located, walking distance from main interesting phistoric places and the City, also well connected to the airport by direct tram line. Best choice in Edinburgh in my opinion

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

Dear luisbjdl, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Chester Residence. Our team are the heart and soul of our business. They take care of the guests like they would their own family and I am so proud of their hard work and dedication every day. We do hope to see you again... More 

Milton Keynes
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in October 2012 and we were absolutely delighted with the service,location and accommodation. Out return visit in 2016 was just as good. The apartment was first class. Great kitchen... fully equipped and luxurious living room. Highly recommended and we hope to return soon. DC

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

Always lovely to hear from our valued repeat guests. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of The Chester Residence with fellow travellers. The whole team is looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty. More 

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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: £135 - £337 (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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#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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