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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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 3 weeks ago 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...

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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...

Essex, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Byron suite for one night, it is one of the nicest rooms we have ever stayed in and you couldn't get a better central location. The staff are very friendly and the full English breakfast was amazing. We will be going back.

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

JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review So pleased you had a great stay with us Eliese. We take great pride in trying to make all of our customers feel at home and happy when they visit us at The Commercial. Our rooms are the best we can make them and our breakfast is as...

Warrington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel a couple of times now. The last time we stayed we booked the suite. Wow! Absolutely fantastic! Could not fault it. We were warned that it would be a little noisy as it was a Friday night, but I can honestly say it was no noisier than hotels we have stayed in in city...

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful and warm review! We take great pride in everyting we try to do for visitors and customers at The Commercial and this type of lovely and appreciative review makes the whole process worth while. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon. Regards John S. Locke Co owner

Connahs Quay, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been drinking in here for a few years now but had never eaten until yesterday. We like it here because it's tucked away in a courtyard away from all the tourists and shoppers. It's a lovely suntrap so fab in the summer. My husband and I both opted for the roast beef dinner, which at £13 including a drink...

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

Hi Jayne, So pleased you finally tries our food after being regular visitors to the Commercial. We are really proud of our food and the effort our Chef's Tony and Neil put into providing great food at great value prices. The gravy takes up to 3 days to make and is absolutely divine as you seem to have realised when...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I was a bit worried about this Hotel as after booking I received an email warning us about the loud entertainment on during weekends but I had not read this until the day we were supposed to arrive and did look to cancel but it was too late, definitely glad I could not cancel! When we arrived we were...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stayed here the last weekend in Feb, we had read the comments about it being noisy at times. However we did not receive the phone call that apparently everyone gets before staying. I feel quite strongly against leaving negative review unless totally necessary but I feel I have given the hotel enough time to reply to me privately both by...

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

Dear Lee, In response to your review. All our visitors are warned in advance that we are a very lively and noisy hotel on a Friday or Saturday. It explains this on our reviews on here, on our booking systems such as booking.com, we send an e mail, cll in adavance of visit and inform you once more upon arrival...

london
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were here for a friend's birthday party and had a great time. The staff are just lovely, helpful, friendly and accommodating. The cocktails are fab. Great cooked breakfast in the morning and a proper pot of tea. You do get the noise from the disco in your room until 3 on a Friday and Saturday (we were dancing away...

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

Hi DrPurse, Really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and got our unique and quirky appeal. I am glad you enjoyed our excellent breakfast and a good pot of tea too! Our team endeavour to deliver the best in service at all times and we try to create a home from home atmosphere for all customers staying with us...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had to stay here when we had some building problems with our house a few months ago, I can not speak more highly of the place. I only stayed a couple of nights while my house got sorted but the time we did stay it was amazing, This hotel is pretty local to me and I was surprised with...

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

Glad we could be a home from home for you! The Commercial team all endeavour to make everyone's stay the best it can be, and we are glad we seem to have achieved this during your time with us. Really pleased you enjoyed yoyr experience. Regards John

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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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: $117 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant Hotel Chester
The Commercial Bar, Restaurant And Hotel
The Commercial Bar & Hotel Chester, England
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
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“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
“Keats is above the live music area so pick another if you go to bed early.”
DuncanLlandudno, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are some nights where there is music going on....probably check when booking...if that's likely to be a problem.”
allanmiller2, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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