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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very spacious and superbly fitted out apartment set up for gracious living in city centre. Staff very helpful. Impossible to fault, particularly at the price. Location good in Georgian area. Immediately comfortable.

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

Dear Paul L, Thank you so much for choosing The Chester Residence and for taking the time to write up this lovely review. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a one bedroom unit at this establishment. The unit was very spacious, clean, well equipped and the service was both friendly and competent - it felt like we were staying in our own apartment. The Chester residence is convenient for buses and taxis to the city but is extremely quiet at night allowing a good...

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write up such a great review for your recent stay at The Chester Residence. We are a great base in the city for both leisure and business guests. We very much look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the train up from London for a three day stay in Edinburgh. My wife choose the Hotel and I was very pleased. The rooms are more like apartments. We stayed in 8/3 which was on the third floor. The room had three full size rooms including a Kitchen. Wonderful service and the reception area had a full service...

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

Dear Paul H, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for your recent stay at The Chester Residence. Very glad to hear that you enjoyed your spacious apartment and our full service bar. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very comfortable,well cared, extremely kind staff, best choice. Well located, walking distance from main interesting phistoric places and the City, also well connected to the airport by direct tram line. Best choice in Edinburgh in my opinion

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

Dear luisbjdl, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Chester Residence. Our team are the heart and soul of our business. They take care of the guests like they would their own family and I am so proud of their hard work and dedication every day. We do hope to see you again...

Milton Keynes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in October 2012 and we were absolutely delighted with the service,location and accommodation. Out return visit in 2016 was just as good. The apartment was first class. Great kitchen... fully equipped and luxurious living room. Highly recommended and we hope to return soon. DC

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

Always lovely to hear from our valued repeat guests. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of The Chester Residence with fellow travellers. The whole team is looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The location of this property is good for Edinburgh's city centre - just a few minutes walk will get you to Princes Street, the station and if you're using it, the tram service to the airport. Inside? The apartment we stayed in (9/1) was luxuriously appointed; a bathroom as big as most quality hotel rooms, a large bedroom, comfortable living...

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

Dear Ian L, Thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay in 9/1. I have to let you in on a little secret ... that is one of my favourite apartments. I can't get enough of the Castle views from there. Definitely don't need to visit the gym after climbing all those steps either! Great tip to fellow travellers about...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at the end of October and found the Chester residences to be excellent, we were able to leave our bags at reception before check in and on our departure day, saving us having to heave our luggage around Edinburgh, the rooms are very high quality, high end fixtures and fittings have been used, such as...

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

Dear Nigel G, Thank you for choosing The Chester Residence and for your truly wonderful review! From our kitchen appliances to our handpicked fabrics and bathroom amenities, everything we have selected for the hotel is of the highest quality to compliment our beautiful listed buildings. We are very much looking forward to your return visit. Please be sure to contact...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent haven close to everything that Edinburgh has to offer (if you can tear yourself away from your accommodation). Apartments are luxurious and the staff are courteous, friendly and helpful. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Edinburgh.

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

Dear Julia S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for The Chester Residence! We often hear that our apartments are just too nice to leave. We do hope that you will choose to stay with us on your next visit to Edinburgh. Be sure to contact our Reservations Team directly for the best available...

England
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Chester Residence has a high standard, it is well furnished, providing everything required. Our rooms were large with lovely high ceilings and a large window bay. It was about 15 minutes walk to the beginning of Princes Street, and five minutes from the tram station. We did experience a significant variation from what was described in the extra package...

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

Good evening GreenandGoldEngland, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for your recent stay at The Chester Residence. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your apartment, 9/3 really is a beauty. I am sorry to hear about the discrepancies you experienced with the package you ordered. If you would like to contact me directly on Siobhan@chester-residence.com...

Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have stayed here twice now and I love it! The staff are super efficient friendly and always on hand. The apartments themselves are as the other reviews suggest - exquisite. They are fitted out to the highest standard (even down to the glassware, yes, I notice these things). Lots of nice touches to local detail, such as local fiction...

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

I love an eye for detail! Thank you AnnieMEdi for your fabulous review of The Chester Residence. Glad you enjoyed the Ian Rankine books and our restaurant guides. We are very pleased to work in partnership with Molton Brown - their products are simply divine. Looking forward to welcoming you back for visit number three. Best Regards, Siobhan Docherty.

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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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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: RM734 - RM1,820 (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 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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#2 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Bedrooms overlooking the gardens to the rear are very quiet, but the street is never really busy.”
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