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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My partner booked us to stay here on Sunday 11th December, as we were visiting Chester Christmas Markets. I had read a few reviews saying that as the rooms are above the Commercial Pub it was very noisy. I can say that this was not my experience at all. We were in the Coleridge Suite looking onto St Peters courtyard...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the staff and we hope to see you in the future Warm Regards, John

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Stayed here for 1 night December 13th.Staff very helpful especially Andy Not really impressed there was no carpet on stairs leading to bedrooms.Downstairs was quite cosy with the floorboards & sofas,.Bedroom was very clean,bed was comfy only problem was every time one of us turned over the bed was terribly squeaky.Didn't get much sleep due to that & one of...

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llandudno
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stayed in 'Keats', classy well appointed room with perfect bed and excellent facilities. Woke up to a spot on full English prepared by Ruth and served thoughtfully by Ellie. Cheshire Cat ale also spot on ! The Commerical set to become a regular pre Xmas bash for us ! Location unusual but right in the centre of town.

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

Hello Duncan! Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Commercial! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we will pass on your lovely comments to the staff mentioned and we look forward to seeing you again next christmas! Many thanks

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had a fabulous weekend here with 9 others at beginning of December. The rooms we booked... All 5... Were all clean comfortable and beautifully decorated. Breakfast was great with choices of cereal juice full English etc. The hotel itself is actually a very busy lively and popular bar serving lovely food cocktails and drinks. It was very lively the weekend...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a fabulous review! we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for your brilliant comments about the hotel and the bar, we hope you enjoyed your birthday weekend! Warm Regards

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just spent weekend here, right in the centre of Chester...lovely accomodation, fab food and staff are brilliant, nothing too much trouble, John the owner is a true gent and runs a fabulous place, nightlife at this hotel was brilliant...loved the cocktail bar... Will definitely be returning.......soon......

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

Dear julie, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay , it was very lovely to meet you. Warm Regards

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on a week night in December as had been to Chester Zoo for the day. The suit we were given on the 3rd floor was amazing! 2 bedrooms and a large, luxurious bathroom with roll top bath. The room was very clean and drinks from the bar were good. The staff were so friendly and helpful with our...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a fabulous review! we are so very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your little one was included with the decorating fun! i will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to Andy and the other staff and we hope to see you partying with...

York
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We were 4 ladies who stumbled across this place and although it was peak time, we were found a table . We did have to wait for our food but that was acceptable, the place was very busy. One of our meals didn't arrive with the rest, this was dealt with quickly and an apology and a free drink without...

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

Dear Kath, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we a pleased to hear that the delay of one of your meals was quickly dealt with and that this didn't effect your time with us here, we are glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon! Thanks again and warm regards,

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here this weekend, waited an hour and a half for food to arrive from ordering. One of our party received food 20 mins before the rest of us so had finished by the time ours had arrived. When we asked what was going on, the girl who was serving us just said it wasn't her fault and walked...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from an over night stay at the commercial, our room was beautiful with so much space. The staff are wonderful everyone was so helpful and friendly, a big thank you to John (owner) who very kindly recommended us a restaurant and then even rang through to them and booked a table for us. (Great advice John...

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

Dear Ian, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here at the Commercial and hope to see you again! Many thanks,

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch on Sunday after hearing that the venue has a new chef and the food is really good. We were not disappointed. Friendly, relaxed service from the outset and the food was fantastic. Chicago style steak sandwich with beer onions and Stilton was seriously good, as was the "proper" burger, clearly made from scratch onsite by...

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

Dear Tamzin, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we are glad your family enjoyed our Sunday menu and particularly like your sons review of our fish and chips! We are very pleased with your comments and look forward to welcoming you back to Commercial again, Many thanks and Warm regards

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  • 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: $119 - $226 (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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“Keats is above the live music area so pick another if you go to bed early.”
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