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The Chester Residence

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York
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

At Night, kids are not allowed to stay at the lounge. There is nothing to do with kids. There are a lots of stairs and no elevator. Inside is beautiful, a little bit dark. Have a place to cook, but is far away of the market. Bags to carry in 3rd floor with stairs.

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Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My partner and I had a wonderful short weekend break at The Chester. The hotel is located in an elegant leafy part of Edinburgh, only 5-10 minutes walk from the main airport bus/tram drop off point and easy walking distance to Princes Street and other main attractions. We were immediately made very welcome by all the staff and the level...

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Plano, TX,USA
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Chester residence review My wife, son and I spent five nights at the Chester Residence. We were in the 9/4 (?) apartment, which is the downstairs unit on the left as one faces the main hotel entrance. I booked the apartment after I saw the glowing reviews and and I was not dissapointed. The apartment was spacious: two large bedrooms,...

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We had a wonderful few days in Edinburgh and the Chester Residence was one of the reasons our trip was so memorable! Planning our activities throughout the city was a breeze with the helpful front office staff and their recommendations were perfect. We really enjoyed our trip outside the city with Paul King to see the castles, distillery and learn...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We will always have fond memories of the Chester Residence. We had the pleasure of staying there on a recent trip to Edinburgh, which was our first visit to this beautiful city. The Chester Residence is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and is about a 15 minute walk from the Royal Mile. Our apartment was huge, beautifully decorated and...

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Kensington, Maryland
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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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“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, 18 Mar 2017 | 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, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong but... If you struggle with stairs, get a ground floor!”
 of 5 bubbles patsykatemorton, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms are of the same high spec.”
 of 5 bubbles SandandChas, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Located in a great neighborhood, within walking distance to major attractions in Edinburgh.”
 of 5 bubbles California_US_Keoki, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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