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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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#25 of 44 Hotels in Chester
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Chester today as we are staying nearby with Izzy our dog in a touring caravan. The plan was to saunter around the city walls, and just relax in the sunshine. As we arrived at 1:00 pm (ish) first task was to find somewhere for lunch that was doggie friendly. We came across the Commercial quite by chance. The...

Thank Dottytb13
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I knew I had to return to the Veterinary hospital in Chester with my German Shepherd, there was no doubt that we would stay at The Commercial Hotel. It was 2 years since our last visit and as we arrived in Chester and walked up from the train station it made me smile as my dog knew exactly where...

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last weekend in the Wordsworth room. When we were shown to the room the member of staff explained that there would be a DJ playing music until 2am. This was not mentioned when the booking was made which would have had an impact on our booking. The room was very nice however one of the sinks in...

1Thank 29candle
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab Sunday lunch, roast beef and lamb was one of the tastiest we've had in a long time, may just be the excuse we need to revisit Chester. Sidney the pug was also well received. Staff couldn't have been more helpful.

Thank SSPinder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for one night. Upon arrival we was greated by the manager John who was just amazing, such a nice guy. This hotel is party central. Great cocktails great food great atmosphere. The room was lovely great size clean and well presented. Massive comfy bed. The staff was brilliant couldnt do enough for us. It...

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really should post two reviews for The Commercial, the first for the rooms which are finished excellently and very spacious. My girlfriend and I had a separate dressing area as well as double sink, shower cubicle and bath. The TV didn't work but we wouldn't have been able to hear it if it had so didn't bother us. That...

1Thank Craig B
JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Craig, I am sorry you had a bad nights sleep with us and as I explained when we met and spoke at the hotel, we do endeavour to make everyone aware about the music and entertainment at The Commercial before they visit us. If the information did fail to get through to you on a this occasion as it...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday lunch, very reasonable with a drink and excellent food! Good sized portions, lots of meat, veg and gravy. Meze boards were great as a starter.Very accommodating of a large group! Fantastic staff, drink and food!

Thank Jess P
Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Can't fault the staff or location, the bed was really creaky and as stated when booking this place is first and foremost a bar/club so if you want to sleep before 3am it's not going to happen. If you're visiting for a drunken night out it's perfect.

Thank Carlos_H_8989
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great place to stay a period hotel right in the city centre but tucked away in a Victoria court yard. Great staff, and lovely rooms, and the goods top notch too. Stayed over here after a concert in the city and loved it. Will have to stay again sometime in the future.

Thank chesterman
JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Chesterman, Really pleased you enjoyed your stay and dining with us. It makes all the hard work wortwhile to get such positive reviews! Regards John S. Locke Co owner

Llanferres, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the Commercial on Saturday with a group of friends to watch the Grand National. Although it was very busy the host opened up another seating area for us with tv and we had the best seat in the house. All staff were very friendly and service was great. I would recommend a visit. They also allow dogs and...

Thank Kathleen H
JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a lovely review Kathleen. We always endeavour to make sure every one has the best time possible at The Commercial and I am very pleased you and your friends enjoyed your visit with us. You, your friends and any doggie visitors are always welcome for another visit and i will make sure we have...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about The Commercial Bar & Hotel

Address: Northgate Street | St Peters Courtyard, Chester CH1 2HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: RM377 - RM716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant And Hotel
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant Hotel Chester
The Commercial Bar & Hotel Chester, Cheshire
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
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“Go somewhere else!”
29candle, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Unable to comment as only popped in for lunch”
SSPinder, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay away at weekends”
leew218, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms great loud music can be herd every room so don't like this don't stay”
tobydog, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay in rooms only went to dine”
archiealleni2016, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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