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The Chester Residence

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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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5 Star 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...
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Location and contact
6 - 9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh EH3 7SL, Scotland
9 km to Edinburgh Airport
97 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful stay in the west end of Edinburgh. Accommodations were outstanding and quite large. Living room and kitchen were absolutely huge. You could truly cook in this kitchen which was very well appointed.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

As far as the cleanliness and upkeep; above average. Location to the sightseeing area; above average. It was just getting there that was a pain. We drove in from north of Edinburgh and found the directions to the hotel were decent until we got further...More

Thank Virgil K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well! to begin with I found this place on the internet and the decision was made purely on the basis of the pictures shown on the website which are absolutely a true reflection . We were in a one bedroom apt on the ground floor...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I stayed at the Chester residence last weekend. This is my second stay. Myself and fiancé started coming here for birthday celebrations. First visit was fantastic. 2nd not so great. We had the same room as last time. The one with the cinema room. We...More

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Response from TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester ResidenceResponded 5 days ago

Dear Louise C. Many thanks for your review and please accept my apologies that our Housekeeping standards were not at our usual high standard during your most recent visit. I have followed up with our Head Housekeeper on each of the points you have raised...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great value of a hotel within a mile easy walk of Edinburgh Castle. The suite consisted of a very large bedroom and a particularly nice, but separate, living room and kitchen area. The staff was extremely courteous. The only drawback was that...More

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Response from TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester ResidenceResponded 5 days ago

Dear cjdaly, Thanks for leaving us a 5 star review and your comments regarding our staff. Our Penthouse Apartments are among our most popular due to the views and stunning bathrooms but as you mention are probably not best suited to those with mobility issues...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$243 - US$595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$243 - US$595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#1 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
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
...More
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Charlotte B
3 September 2017|
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Response from Adrian1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought this place is child friendly. There are no lifts however and you should ask for a lower floor room. It is very accessible to the city and moving with a young child would be easy if staying here.
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Bronte1022 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so ! Beautiful place
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Wanda H
31 March 2017|
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Response from ChesterResidence | Property representative |
Dear Wanda H, Thank you for contacting us. There are no washers or dryers in the apartments, but we provide wash and fold laundry service for our guests. On Rothesay place we have 4 townhouses and all the deluxe apartments... More
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"There are no elevators (at least not in the building that we stayed in) so if you have trouble with stairs..."
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"No elevator. If you have trouble walking up stairs, better ask for a ground-level apartment."
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"No lift to top floor."
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"Be aware there are no elevators"
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