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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
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45 reviews
Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
Welcome to Douglas Cottage
Romantic fairytale gothic architecture
Living room
A warm welcome awaits you
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Elegant dining room with door leading to courtyard garden
Elegant dining
Breakfast bar leading into kitchen area equiped with high end appliances
Kitchen leading to utility room and ground floor WC
Kitchen
Breakfast awaits
Winding staircase at first floor level
Master Bedroom, first floor
Master Bedroom featuring turret relaxation area
Single first floor bedroom
Bathroom serving first floor
Feature stair case with ornate skylight
Second Floor Twin Bedroom
Second Floor Twin Bedroom En-suite
Dining room french windows opening to courtyard garden
Relax in the tranquil court yard garden
Court yard garden
Outlook to roses in court yard garden
Douglas Cottage awarded a certificate of excellence
Romantic fairytale gothic architecture
John Douglas Architech
Chesters East Gate Clock Designed by John Douglas, Less than 5 minutes walk
Location Map of Douglas Cottage Chester City Centre
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Chester, Cheshire, England

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sunnski22
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lovely spacious house in listed building, generous caring owners”
Reviewed 7 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

This property had the best welcoming pack Ive ever encountered, tastefully decorated and furnished, comfortable and warm, great kitchen appliances, just an all round super place to base yourself if you have to be in Chester

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Liked least: little bit short on the amount of internet available
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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WillcockF...
Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“douglas cottage chester - LOOK NO FURTHER!!!”
Reviewed 14 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Our family had the opportunity to stay in the beaurtifully appointed Douglas Cottage in Chester over the Chiristmas period in December 2013. This was our first visit from Australia in almost 20 years and fell in love with the cottage from the second we walked through the front door. This cottage has everything that anyone could possibly desire and the owners Barbara and Andy were truly lovely and helpful, rigjht down to a gorgeous welcome basket with everything one could want to help kickstart there stay. We will remember Douglas Cottage for years to come and would without hesitation highly recommend the cottage for the perfect place to stay in Chester. LOOK NO FURTHER!!! from Sylv, Fred, Mark, Barbie & Ryan from Brisbane, Qld, Australia

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Liked best: just everything!!!
Liked least: carparking was a slight issue- however was easily fixed with a ticket to display on car window
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jen213201...
Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Beautifully appointed cottage in excellent location.”
Reviewed 16 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Very friendly and congenial hosts, who seem committed to ensuring the stay was comfortable and effortless. The quaint little cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable. I enjoyed my stay immensely - it felt like home and I was reluctant to leave. The location is quiet yet convenient to the centre of Chester and all it has to offer.

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Liked best: Comfortablr and warm, good location
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ian W
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A spectacular house that will take your breath away”
Reviewed 26 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We stumbled across this delightful period cottage and so glad that we did. So much thought and attention to detail has been given in the creation of this exceptional house. The location is perfect with all Chester's attractions just a short walk away. The warm welcome really added to stay. Will be back.

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Liked best: The luxurious furnishings throughout. Beds were ultra comfortable.
Liked least: Lighting rather bright in dining area. Dimmer or lamp would add to ambiance.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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iekooc
england
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Homely and fabulous”
Reviewed 2 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Myself and 4 friends stayed for 2 nights at this beautiful cottage. We were met by Barbara & Andrew who guided us around the property and all that we needed to know for an enjoyable weekend. The property was extremely well decorated and the cleanliness was of the highest standard. Very thoughtful touches by the owners included a lovely food basket with all the essentials needed for the weekend. The location is great just being off the city centre, within easy walking distance of shops and ample restaurants. Whilst you don't need your car, parking is amply taken care of by permit parking in the street outside.

Barbara & Andrew I would personally like to thank you for the return of my friends ring. We will all definitely recommend this property to family and friends and will be back again in the near future.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, location and decoration
Liked least: Nothing to comment against
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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CrummyChe...
Cheshire
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“A day at the races and a stay at the cottage with friends for a great weekend”
Reviewed 2 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Stayed here over the weekend with some friends. It was a two night stay as we were going to Chester Races. The location is perfect with permit parking outside. It is also just half a mile from the station too. Had a great weekend and it was wonderfully clean with lots of extra touches from a welcome hamper to shampoo and a little sewing kit!! It is on three floors with the the top floor having a twin bedded room with en suite. The first floor had a double room and a single room with a family bathroom. All tastefully decorated and to a very high standard. Also close to the town so once there we didnt use the car at all. Lovely bars and restaurants locally too. Would definitely book again.

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Liked best: The location and parking and of course the wonderful cottage itself with all it had to offer.
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The little courtyard garden at the rear of the property, which was great for a town center home.
Liked least: Remembering to put the parking permit in the car window, traffic wardens are very quick!
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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