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“Fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Abode Chester

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Abode Chester
Ranked #28 of 44 Hotels in Chester
2 reviews
“Fabulous”
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Everything about the abode was lovely! Especially the bed.. 'Twas huuuuuge! Lovely staff:) - amazing view!
Lush cocktails! And the food, oh god, it you didn't even need to leave the actual hotel for anything!!!!!

  • Stayed January 2014
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2014

The positives
+Excellent location, couple of mins walk from everything i.e. bars, clubs and restaurants
+Staff polite
+Huge comfortable bed and spacious room (enviable room) spotlessly clean,
+ tea making facility in room, with iron and board, hair dryer, hangers- all things we needed and used.
+When the bathroom gets steamed up somehow the mirror excludes a square on the mirror so that you can still see through it, very impressive!
and the Negatives
- some wear and tear to shower already though!
- cleaners extremely noisy very early in the mornings.. no chance for a lie in!
- they stated they would send someone to fix our speaker system as the tv sound would not connect with them, but no one came.
-Food is pricey.
Overall if your looking for a treat/romantic break or can genuinely afford this then go for it: the perks of the higher prices rooms are enjoyable. However if it's just to get your head down after a night out, there are much cheaper places with nice standards, where maybe you also won't get woken up as early too!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

I spent Christmas 2013 here as part of a group. The hotel is very modern and part of a complex of offices and apartments, right next to the racecourse.

The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the rooms spacious and well furnished. Just needed to get the heating turned up a bit which they did. We had dinner in the Michael Caines restaurant and it was first class with attentive service. It was Christmas Eve and the restaurant was full of "outside" diners so they also liked what was on offer. Breakfast was also taken here and the choice of hot food, freshly cooked was very good. Other meals taken in other rooms were also fine.

The location is just 10 minute walk from the centre of Chester, well worth a visit on any day of the year..

Room Tip: Do insist on getting the heating turned up, because it can be done!!
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

Compact well appointed room, great view over river and racecourse. Excellent secure parking, at a cost though. Didn't sample breakfast as it seemed rather steep pricewise. Location of hotel was brilliant as it was only a 5 minute walk to the city centre. Ground floor restaurant was decent value and decent quality. Nothing spectacular though! Plenty of brilliant eating places nearby though. Room was very hot due to the full length glass windows, were informed on checkout we could have had the master temperature turned down from reception.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

Stayed here last weekend and could not fault anything. The bedrooms are amazing and all the staff are just great, the reception team really looked after us and ensured our stay was enjoyable. The food in restaurant was perfect.

Cannot wait to return!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

Having visited Chester on multiple occasions and stayed in other local City hotels I was keen to try the Abode, and was left disappointed.

The hotel is in a great location, offers very reasonable rates and is spotless throughout the hotel.

My only real criticism was that our room (414), the heating did not work, having phoned through to reception twice to report this, I was told that they would reset it which would resolve problem, however after over an hour of waiting, nothing. No call from reception to check if we were ok or offer to swap room, I can only assume they had forgot about us.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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hughesy80
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Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

Spent the night formy birthday upon check in we are asked if wanted to upgrade on several options which we didnt. Our room was noisy heard banging and drilling till 6pm. Went to the champagne bar first cocktail was fab then hardly any alcohol. This was not a patch on cocktails in the grosvenor. The room was nice fewchips out of fixtures. Beautifully clean just noisy. Woke me three times during the night.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Abode Chester

Property: Abode Chester
Address: Grosvenor Road, Chester CH1 2DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Chester
#11 Romantic Hotel in Chester
#13 Luxury Hotel in Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Abode Chester 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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