Where to Stay in Chester

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By the Avanti Web Team

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3 min read | 27 May 2024

Discover the best places to stay in Chester, a city where centuries of history meet modern comforts.

Whether you want a luxury landmark hotel or a cosy getaway with racecourse views, explore our top picks for the best places to stay in Chester.

Find the best places to stay in Chester

Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant energy, or opt for a peaceful escape. Chester has a wide range of accommodation options for you to explore for your visit.

Where to stay in Chester City Centre

For those seeking to be in the midst of the action, Chester City Centre is the place to be. It boasts an abundance of shops, restaurants, and historic attractions.

From the iconic storefronts of the Chester Rows to the Roman City Walls, from here it’s easy to soak up the lively atmosphere.

For a central spot, The Queen at Chester, situated opposite Chester Station. Originally built to serve first-class rail passengers, the hotel has an illustrious past and is ideally situated for people arriving by train.

Luxury hotels in Chester

If you are looking for luxury, look no further than The Chester Grosvenor. This landmark hotel offers exquisite rooms, fine dining, and exceptional service. It’s the perfect indulgence for visitors seeking a pampered stay in the vibrant heart of the city.

There’s also the Hotel Indigo, which brings the quirky luxury of the internationally renowned brand to the city with public spaces and rooms inspired by the local neighbourhood.

Cheap spots to stay in Chester

For a cheaper place to stay in Chester, take a look at Travelodge Chester Central. A room here will put you in the city centre without emptying your wallet. It offers clean, comfortable lodgings close to the Roman Amphitheatre and the iconic Chester Cathedral.

This makes it an ideal choice for those who favour convenient exploration over elaborate amenities.

Unique spots to stay in Chester

For something more contemporary The Abode is situated overlooking England’s oldest working racecourse, right in the heart of the city. Boasting a panoramic 5th floor Brasserie offering some of the city’s best cocktails, classic European dishes and homely favourites it’s a great place to stay for a city break.

For a quirky stay, Oddfellows features a stunning 17th-century façade and has been lovingly restored to its former glory with a nod to its heritage. Cutting-edge style mingles with inimitable sophistication, contemporary bedrooms, and private dining rooms.

Finding quieter accommodation in Chester

If you desire a quieter setting while still enjoying easy access to central Chester, you’ll want to explore beyond the city walls. These areas offer a serene retreat while still keeping you close to Chester's attractions.

If you’re looking for refined comfort, book a stay at Edgar House. This beautiful hotel, originally built in the 17th century, boasts elegant rooms with scenic River Dee views.

Edgar House provides a unique blend of historic charm and modern amenities. This makes it a peaceful haven for those seeking a deluxe escape from the bustle of the city centre.

For a more modern approach to hotels that doesn’t compromise on quietness, there’s ABode Chester. It overlooks Chester Racecourse, offering sophistication through its contemporary design and unique setting.

While far enough from the city centre to avoid its hubbub, you will still be close enough that you can walk there in 15 minutes.

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