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The Chester Residence

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Peaceful, luxurious, spacious and central are words that best describe the Chester residence. We are a family of four (2 adults and two young children) and this is the second occasion that we have stayed here and it makes visiting Edinburgh all the more special. The staff are professional and helpful but a special mention has to go to the...

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ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear dan r, Thank you so much for your review! I am pleased to hear that you have decided to stay with us again! We are always trying our best to prepare the apartment so that it will give you everything you will need while being away from home. Also, having so much space, makes it a perfect playground for...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent choice of place to stay. Lots of space, nice design, clean, well equipped, and wonderfully quiet location (yet near enough places to go). Not that we watched any tv, but there were, eg, 3 TVs in the apartment. The bed was large and very comfy. All in all I'm really pleased we chose to stay here.

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ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Notso60, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are always trying our best to provide a memorable and luxurious experience during the stay. As you have mentioned, we are tucked away from the busy city center, but still we are close enough to have a short stroll...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is exceptional on so many dimensions. The rooms are truly large one and two bedroom apartments with a terrific living room. It is in a prime location relative to the sites in Edinburgh. But what really differentiates this hotel is the team. They are outstanding on all fronts - very helpful on providing ideas for things to do...

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ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear FreqTraveler234, Thank you for taking your time to write such a lovely review! I am more than pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are always striving to make sure our guests will feel at home and receive a five-star service and I am happy that we have managed to make it happen this...

Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read all the amazing reviews and have to admit I was slightly sceptical that it could be that good. But it really was. We stayed in the owners residence for the weekend celebrating my birthday and it was nothing short of spectacular. The staff were so friendly, nothing was too much trouble and the apartment was spotlessly clean....

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Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! This was my favorite hotel stay in recent memory. We were very excited to visit Scotland for the first time and had a wonderful stay at this property. It is located near the New Town but away from the busiest areas. It's a short walk to the New Town and in a lovely residential area. The people at the...

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ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Sarahann20, Thank you for such a lovely review! I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at the Chester Residence. As you have mentioned, the photographs can strive to show what the apartments looks like in real life but it will be nothing compared to checking it by yourself! Having so much space and...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely stay in 2 bedroom luxury apartment with lovely kitchen, living space nice for kids to relax and 2 bathrooms were great Parking was a bit far away from the residence and very tight space. Not near city..so we took taxis rather than drive

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ChesterResidence, Front Office Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear MN8888, Thank you for taking your time to write a review. We are always happy to hear from our guests about their experience at the Chester Residence. As you have mentioned, having a lot of space in the apartment is one of the things that make the stay a little bit more special than in the normal hotel room....

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my wife's birthday, this is an amazing location for a stay in Edinburgh. We stayed in apartment 6/4 - a one bedroom garden flat. The apartment is huge with a large bedroom and en-suite, a cinema room, lounge, dining area, kitchen and a massive 2 person jacuzzi bath with its on TV. Apartment is well decorated and has...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed spending our valuable vacation time in this apartment. It felt like home away from home. It located in a quiet neighborhood away from noisy tourist area but it is only 10-minute walk away. The apartment includes lounge (living/dining room), kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom so there is plenty of room to enjoy. It’s clean and well equipped with...

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TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear LifeIsGood-Travel, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I am pleased to hear you felt right at home and were able to use all the apartment facilities. Our great quiet location is a nice additional touch when staying with us, especially when you can step away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Warm...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here about a year ago and I still think back about how awesome this hotel was. The units are HUGE, have high ceilings, and are very spacious. Our unit had a bedroom overlooking a courtyard, a kitchen, a GIANT living room with a street view, and a beautiful bathroom. The staff is also very kind...

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TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear sw33tmolly, It was lovely to see you again, we are thrilled we can add your already great memories from your previous stay. Anniversaries are always worth celebrating and a good excuse for a break away. Yes, we agree, our car park does test your parking skills! Glad you enjoyed your weekend in Edinburgh. Best regards Jill Jill Darling General...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner had one night stay in the owners residence of this fine hotel. Staff where amazing extra king size bed was enough room for me to far enough away from the partner haha. But on a serious note i have stayed in a number of Edinburgh's 5 star hotels and this hotel was by far the best....

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TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester Residence, responded to this review

Dear Calum D Thank you for your very kind words, we are extremely proud of services, amenities and accommodation we offer our guests. Our Owner's Residence is certainly extravagant and the bed is huge! We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Warm wishes, Jill Jill Darling General Manager

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chester Residence is a collection of 5 Georgian townhouses set in the stunning west end of Edinburgh. These chic 5 star (Scottish Tourist Board rated) designer suites blend seamlessly with attention to detail and a level of personalized service that ensures guests enjoy the highest standards, synonymous with The Chester Residence. Each suite is an oasis of tranquility, offering spacious, individually designed suites with all the benefits of a luxury hotel. The latest in room technology is provided including, direct-dial telephone, voice mail, wide-screen multi-channel TV, DVD, CD player and iPod docking stations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chester Residence

Address: 6 - 9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh EH3 7SL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: RM957 - RM2,275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Chester Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
The Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
Chester Residence Edinburgh
Chester Residence Hotel Edinburgh
The Chester Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“All of them looked great, though the -1 level rooms had bedrooms facing the street.”
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sarahann20, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We was at the top floor. We loved it but if your not to good on your legs its not for you.”
pb387, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As this is Georgian Edinburgh, the ceilings are hugely high - so this means long staircases. You might prefer a ground-level apartment.”
UK-EastAngle, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong but... If you struggle with stairs, get a ground floor!”
patsykatemorton, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms are of the same high spec.”
SandandChas, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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