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“Amazing Staff & Cocktails”

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The Commercial Bar & Hotel
Ranked #25 of 44 Hotels in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Llandudno, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing Staff & Cocktails”
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Found the hotel through Laterooms.com, This last minute night out was the best idea ive ever had because both myself and my friend will be regulars here. Staff were so friendly on arrival, and helped us with where to go for our night out!!

We had amazing cocktails brought to us by a member of staff.

The rooms were lovely and clean and the bathroom was spacious and clean also.

i would recommend this hotel to anybody whether i be by yourself or with a group of friend.

Staff were willing to wake up early hours in the morning to let us in (Rebecca) - which many places wouldnt be happy with

Thank you very much and we will be returning soon :)

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 28 June 2012
Hi Girls, thank you for such a great review. It's good to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and the staff were helpful. I am blessed with all my staff and the fact they make great cocktails helps too! Chester is a great place to party and we look forward to seeing you girls again soon (even if it means a bleary eyed welcome in the early hours ha ha) . There's usually last minute deals so just call and we'd be happy to help. Best wishes Rebecca
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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

First impressions were a surprise, having come through a small dark alley way to this hotel tucked away in a courtyard area, right in the middle of Chester. Very friendly welcome at the bar (no reception as such) by a young man who showed us to a lovely large room with a very comfortable bed and excellent on-suite facilities. What made this stay so special was the manager, Rebecca and her sister who were so friendly and made us feel so welcome.. The breakfast was second to none and nothing was too much trouble. We were even booked into a comedy club on our last nights stay, courtesy of the hotel. Had the weather been nice we would have enjoyed lovely outside seating areas so we will have to go back there again in nicer weather.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 28 June 2012
Thank you so much for taking time to write your review and thank you for mentioning Ruth and myself personally. We really enjoy spending time with guests and helping people like yourself get the most out of your time in Chester. Hopefully the weather will be warmer next time and you'll be able to enjoy more of our beautiful city. Kindest regards Rebecca
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Helmond, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 June 2012

We stayed one night in the Commercial hotel. My wife was ill and we could sty in the room until the end of the afternoon. The owner and staff helped us with all we needed. Great service!
Only it is hidden away behind a church: difficult to find.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 22 June 2012
Dear Hans. Thank you for your contribution. I trust your wife had a comfortable journey home and that we see you again the next time your travels bring you to England. Kind regards Rebecca
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Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

Just returned from a great stay at The Commercial pub, fab room lovely soft bouncy bed ahhhhhh... the bathroom was fantastic 2 double sinks, nice deep bath, fabulous shower nice little touches in the bathroom, shower gels ect fluffy towels..Bar staff great and really helpfull and polite, Great bar areas inside and seating areas outside were great.
Best full english brekkie we had by far in any hotels.Rebecca the manager was lovley and her sister, who cooks the breakfast.
We had a great nights stay in chester and will deffo be comeing back to the commecial very soon. Fantastic location right in the middle 10min walk from train station. We loved it.!
Andrea & Jim

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 21 June 2012
Dear Andrea & Jim, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We pride ourselves on the comfort of the rooms and the full English breakfast we serve and it would be a pleasure to pass your comments onto the Ruth and the rest of my staff. We look forward to hosting you again soon, kind regards, Rebecca
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

Stayed here this year.. It's in a good location, right in the middle of Chester, although it was awkward to find! The room was very modern & clean, especially the bathroom! Also spacious with it's own hall way! Although some negatives, we went down for a drink in the bar & felt they were expensive. The staff were quite un welcoming..a lot of young staff who just seemed to be having a social meeting filling the whole bar area which was very smal. We didn't eat as the menu didn't appeal to us. Overall nice stay

Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 30 May 2012
Dear Jessica, thank you for taking time to write. It's been a while since you stayed with us and a few of the staff have since left - I hope they were the "social" members of my team. I will certainly be mentioning your comments at our next team meeting. Kind regards Rebecca
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

The Commercial Hotel is situated right in the centre of Chester tucked away behind the church. It is a small hotel with just a few rooms each named after a British poet. The rooms are spacious, clean and have a lovely en-suite with both a shower and bath. We stayed during a race weekend so the bar in the hotel was very lively and open quite late. If you stay on a morning when the dray men come it can be a bit noisy early in the morning.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 30 May 2012
Dear Angela, thank you for taking the time to write your review. Sorry about the dray men! It's not my guys but the pub across the courtyard, unfortunately they must deliver before 8am as we are in the city centre - you are not the first people to pass comments and I have done everything I can to change this delivery time. I'm glad to hear (apart from that) that you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully had a successful day at the races. Best regards Rebecca
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2012

After arriving home we would just like to say that we had a lovley stay in the Commercial Hotel in Chester the bedroom was nice and clean plenty of clean towels and plenty of tea and coffee breakfast was delicious and the Hotel was central for shops ,pubs and restaurants. The manager Rebecca and her staff made us feel at home and nothing was to much trouble for her. I am sure that we will stay in this Hotel again some time in the near future.

Mr Mrs Jennings
Liverpool

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review, 30 May 2012
Dear Mr & Mrs Jennings, how nice of you to write a review. Thank you for taking the time and I'm sure we'll see you again soon? remember the Christmas markets! Best wishes Rebecca
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Property: The Commercial Bar & Hotel
Address: Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury accommodation, a wide selection of drinks, the warmest of welcomes, the liveliest of atmospheres in the most exquisite of locations… ‘…A gem hidden in the heart of Chester…’ We have five beautiful double en-suite rooms, including a luxury 'Lord Byron suite', each with a book of poetry written by their namesake for your enjoyment during your stay. We have 3 high quality entertaining bars serving traditional ales, fine wines, superb spirits and fabulous cocktails. We attract a fun-loving clientele from 18-80, especially at weekends when our renowned resident DJs spin their collective mix of disco-dancing tunes. We will always ensure you are made to feel very welcome at the Commercial and we provide something for everyone, every day of the week! ... more   less 
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