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“A Base To Go Roman Around Chester” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mitchell's of Chester Guest House
Ranked #14 of 81 Chester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A Base To Go Roman Around Chester”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

Thanks to Helen and Colin we had a splendid break in and around Chester. After a good nights sleep and a hearty breakfast each day setting us up to do the tourist things. The walk from here into Chester is a very pleasant one if you avoid the main roads and Chester itself is a delight to walk around.
From the first greeting to the final farewell on the last day, Helen and Colin did all they could to make our stay as pleasant as possible, especially the way they treated our daughter who can be very demanding at times.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank kaff_12
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 28 September 2013
Thank you for your comments. The stair to the second floor is no steeper than a modern house, but does have two sets of winders that give the illusion of being more steep than they really are.
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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64 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Mitchell's of Chester. Our room was on the 1st Floor (UK). It was attractive, immaculate and had a lovely view of the garden. The Mitchells provide many amenities to cater to their guests' comfort: tea and coffee in your room, free wifi, a very reasonably priced honesty bar, high quality bathroom products and a bountiful and excellent breakfast. Their breakfast menu included a number of options in addition to the yummy Full English: award winning sausages, blood pudding, kippers and smoked salmon. They even provided washcloths and changed the towels out every day, which is not common in Europe. Our bed was very comfortable as well. The location is convenient to downtown Chester and North Wales, but the walk to downtown is about 20 minutes - we drove and parked with no problems. This is an excellent B&B, and we'd be happy to stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MoreTravels
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Cestrian, Manager at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 22 September 2013
I couldn't have written a more glowing write-up for a web page advert. Thanks.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

I've registered with trip advisor just to leave this review.
I stayed here recently with some girlfriends, for the races. I had a lovely single room with a garden view. The entire place was spotless, the breakfast was lovely, and it was all very homely.
When my friend told me how much it was, I was expecting it to be at least double.
That's it really. It was very nice, peaceful, clean and restful. The service was impeccable and the owners should be very proud. x

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Acostac
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 22 September 2013
Thank you for your comments but we're all driven by market forces.
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Dargaville, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

We arrived on a Friday night at 19.45 and were met with tea and biscuits. Our room was lovely a twin at the top of the house. My wife and I enjoyed the exercise of the stairs though so not a problem for us. Breakfast is outstanding.We had the full cooked breakfast each day of our stay and it filled you up to just have dinner in the evening.
I would recommend staying here as you can be as private as you like it is a gentle stroll into the city. The house is so clean and it was a pleasure to stay in. Thank you very much.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Malcolm K
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 31 August 2013
Thank you. Reviews like this make all our efforts worth-while.
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Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

From the warm greeting on arrival to the fond farewells on our departure, everything at Mitchell's is faultless. We have a wonderful stay and can't wait for our next visit.

Very many thanks Helen and Colin, we look forward to seeing you again.

Room Tip: We opted for the 'luxury' first floor room. It was luxurious, quiet and oh so comfortable wi...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gglightning
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 25 August 2013
We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again.
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by our hosts. The house may have been Victorian, but it was very clean.
The room we had was very clean also and there were no complaints about the Bathroom.
The Breakfasts were enough to sustain you for a very long time. I had the Full English Breakfast and that was delicious and very filling. There is a good choice of Breakfasts and nothing was too much trouble. In fact there was nothing too much throughout our stay.
Unfortunately I have trouble with my knees and we were on the top floor, but Colin gladly took our suitcases to our room - what an absolute hero.
The only downside for me was the walk into Chester, which I didn't do and used my car.
An excellent stay, much better than your Holiday Inns etc..

Room Tip: All rooms are Excellent
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Den34
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 25 August 2013
Thank you. Visit Britain, the hotel/guesthouse assessors, have also granted us an award for breakfasts,but we're pleased to be recognised by our Guests
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

My friend and I found this lovely guest house for our "girly" weekend in Chester. We were made to feel at home straight away with a welcoming cuppa and Helen providing us with great info on Chester and suggested places to eat. The room, like all the house, was lovely and it's the little touches that make all the difference, fresh flowers, sweets and a full selection of teas and coffees.
The breakfast was delicious, with a full selection of hot and cold items - this kept us going until afternoon tea in town!
Helen & Colin certainly deserve the 5 star rating they have, I would definitely recommend this guest house to anyone visiting Chester.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jill N
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Cestrian, Owner at Mitchell's of Chester Guest House, responded to this review, 31 July 2013
Warm, pleasant, safe and comfortable. That is what we expect when we go away, and that is what we try to achieve. Thank you for your response.
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Property: Mitchell's of Chester Guest House
Address: 28 Hough Green, Chester CH4 8JQ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Mitchell's of Chester Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An elegant and beautifully maintained Victorian residence,awarded a 5 star Gold Award rating from the AA and 5 star Gold award from Visit England, together with breakfast awards from both organizations. The house is situated an easy 15 minute walk into the City centre of Chester. We offer free parking and,a bus route into the city is situated outside the hotel. Bedrooms furnished in period style with fully equipped en-suite, central heating, TV with DVD and digital channels, hospitality tray, radio/alarm, hair drier,free wireless internet and many other comforts. From the Hallway one enters the period dining room where breakfast is served from an extensive menu, all cooked to your personnel preference using fresh local produce. The restful Lounge over-looks a quiet garden, and features a residents honesty bar with Beers, wines and spirits. A wide selection of books, and large TV are also available for guests use. Extensive local information on things to do and places to see is also available for you to read and take away. ... more   less 
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