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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They thought of everything, great family weekend in Edinburgh. Great room, great service, great location. We had Mews Apartment - huge living space, large bedrooms/bathrooms. The family want to move in permanently.

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow... never before have I stayed in a hotel so luxurious for a city break. My boyfriend took us here for our first city break together (he must have been trying to impress, ha!) and from the moment I stepped in I was blown away. Located in the Old Town, it is about a 10-15 minute walk from Princes St...

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in the 2 bedroom apartment (with garden access). It was perfect for our family of 5. A home away from home. The staff were very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. The facilities within the apartment were fantastic and having the garden made the place seem more 'homely'. The cocktails delivered to our apartment were fantastic and our...

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

Good afternoon, Lovely to hear that your family enjoyed their stay in our fabulous Mews apartment. I agree, it is the small touches that really make the difference. I am pleased to hear that your maintenance issue was promptly responded to. We would love to have you back! New Year is a great time to visit Edinburgh. I would suggest...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend The Chester Residence highly enough after having a couple of days in one of their one-bedroom apartments. Before heading up we decided to book a few different hotels for our stay to get a different experience and boy, did we regret it. The other 5 star hotels we stayed at didn't compare in the slightest and we...

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

Good afternoon patsykatemorton, wow your wonderful review really brightened our day! The whole team is truly thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Buxton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a 2 night stay at this wonderful property with my partner. It's a great location just 10 minutes from the end of Princes St and the apartment was fantastic. Three beautiful spacious rooms - lounge/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom - all really well appointed and supplied. But the best thing was the warmth and helpfulness of the staff. A...

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

Dear scoobydont17, We are very blessed to have the best team I have ever come across. I love to see their hard work and genuine care recognised and will be sure to pass on your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Chester Residence very soon. Thank you for taking the time to write such a...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time my friends and I have stayed at the Chester Residence and again had a fantastic time. The friendly reception, the lovely apartment, the relaxed welcome drinks on the Saturday evening, all great and the kind touch for my friends birthday leaving a bottle of prosecco and a birthday card for her arrival, lovely gesture. Nothing...

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

Dear Helen F, What a lovely review ... third time's a charm! I am thrilled to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your special celebration. We hope to see you soon for visit number 4. Return guests receive a discounted rate and their choice of welcome gift when booking direct. Best regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience with this hotel has to be one of flawless excellence, iv stayed in thousands of hotels wordwide on business so I like to consider myself a bit of a hotelier as it were, yes very humble indeed. if im back in Edinburgh I will most likely revis this superbly stunning establishment

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

Dear Iain M, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are very flattered to be considered the best hotel in Scotland by someone who clearly knows hotels. It makes me pleased when our team's hard work is recognised. We do look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to staying here after reading some of the reviews and we weren't disappointed. We had the downstairs 2 bedroom suite which was beautiful. So well presented and layout of it was excellent. Very spacious and luxurious. Great facilities inside the apartment. Waterproof TV in the bathroom which the kids loved. They also loved the DVD...

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

Dear CelticBhoy81, We always love to hear good feedback from families. Our Mews apartments are wonderfully glamourous, and child friendly. Thank you for your feedback on the little maintenance issues. I will pass on your kind words to the team. We hope you will choose to stay at The Chester Residence on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan...

Lincoln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A remarkable weekend away, we were made welcome, wowed by the accommodation and determined to come back. Well located, well appointed, well happy! Not the cheapest, but in our experience, the best. Fabulous!

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

Dear 726PAV, We are very flattered to be called "The Best Hotel in Scotland". Thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your weekend away. Thank you for sharing your photos with fellow travellers. We are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an unexpected stay in Edinburgh at the start of the year and The Chester could not have been more hospitable, helpful and kind during a difficult time. I stayed for nearly two weeks and got to meet a lot of the staff and everyone was terrific. We had several gatherings of family and friends so the well stocked...

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

Dear CMcD77, Thank you for writing such a lovely review. I am touched that our team were able to be of service during a difficult time. It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Chester Residence and we do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

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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: £153 - £342 (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 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“I don't think you can go wrong but... If you struggle with stairs, get a ground floor!”
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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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