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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Attended the commercial for our friends birthday. It is a great bar with excellent facilities. Full of helpful, polite staff members and one in-particular called Leigh Mac. Would definitely recommend to other friends.

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

Dear Gemma. Thank you for writing about your experience at The Commercial bar. We do have a great space for all our guests to party until the early hours. I will pass your comments onto Leigh - it's not often the doormen get praised but we have a great team here so thank you for recognising their professionalism. Kind regards...

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

hard to find but well worth looking for. this is a freindly hotel in the centre of a busy historic city. Food is great and the bedrooms are huge. Easy access to into Chester(just walk through onto the 'Rows'), Couldn't be closer to all the sights , clubs and pubs (and shops ladies!).

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

Dear Stephen, Thank you so much for taking time to write about The Commercial Hotel. We are very lucky to have such a central location. All our rooms were designed with the "Chester" guest in mind and as you say people visit for walking around the historic sites, shopping and long days at Chester Zoo. At the end of a...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Came across this place after being handed a leaflet for it and speaking to a member of the staff who made it sound too good to be true. Stopped for lunch and a quick drink. Watched food coming out to other people in the place and it looked good. Had fish along with my husband; his a large portion and...

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

Dear Fiona, Thank you for writing a review about your Commercial lunchtime experience. We pride ourselves on wholesome, locally sourced, home cooked meals (hence the wait) but I'm so glad to hear it was worth it. As you know we are set back off the main street so thank you for taking a chance on the staff and venturing up...

Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The room was A+, large, modern and very clean. We were told that there was a lot of noise in the evening sometimes as they have a dj in the courtyard just below our room,we were attending our friends 60th party at this hotel so the noise was not a big issue to us, we went to bed around midnight...

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

Dear Carol, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. It's refreshing to read that you slept through the DJ's music when I usually get complaints regarding the noise. I'm so glad you enjoyed the party, your room and found us to offer great value for money. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind reagrds Rebecca

Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I have to agree completely with the review below that says this is more like a club than a hotel! We stayed here over a year ago in April 2014 and clearly nothing has changed. Like them we had a call to say that there would be music playing but weren't too bothered by this as we thought it likely...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking time to write lengthy review regarding your stay. I must admit I am suprised at some of your comments after reading that you have stayed with us before and knew what to expect. I am the General Manager and License and have been here since we opened in December 2009. We have always marketed...

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Ended up in Chester on the Sunday before the Bank Holiday Monday (and our anniversary). We had our dog Kiwi with us so finding a hotel is sometimes difficult at late notice. Phoned up the Commercial and they only had the Byron Suite available - oh well, it's only money ;) Kiwi loved having three rooms to run around it...

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

Dear Kiwi and owners, Thank you for taking time to write a review regarding your impromptu stay with us. It sounds like Kiwi enjoyed the Suite especially and you and your husband enjoyed your stay, the entertainment and the royal box view! We have always accepted dogs and can recommend "Dogs Invited" which is a website showing all dog friendly...

Chester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

A private room and buffet for a dozen or so. The buffet was brilliant, imaginative, beautifully laid out - hot and cold, meat and various fish thingies, pates on ciabatta and puff pastry, huge prawns and a centrepiece which was an artwork in batter. Eastgate Brewery real ales. The birthday girl paid the bill and could not believe how cheap...

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

Dear Tony, Thank you for writing a review regarding the party you attended. I know I'm biased but our Chef does create a fabulous buffet which by all accounts you enjoyed. If you would like to arrange a party of your own please do not hesitate to contact us directly and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My German Shepherd and I travelled to Chester last week for an appointment with the Chestergates Veterinary Hospital. I was delighted to have found a pet friendly hotel right in the heart of the city but couldn't have been happier with the welcome we received and the support given during our stay. Management and staff helped with everything including organising...

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

Dear Emma Thank you so much for taking time to write a review, I know after our chats you are a very busy lady. Such good news to know your German Shepherd is well after her appointment and that you had a comfortable stay especially after the concerns you had for Saf's welfare on arrival. I will pass your comments...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

just stopped the night in the byron suite lovely coundnt fault a thing from the room down to the djs in the yard till 4;00 am best night in a long time staff so helpful breakfast brill cant wait to stop again thanks pete and donna

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

Dear Pete & Donna Thank you for choosing The Commercial for your stay and writing such great comments. The Byron Suite is a lovely room, our 200 year old Georgian building does lend itself beautifully for all that we have to offer guests. We do like to rock the foundations with our concert nights so I'm glad to read that...

Iraq
Reviewed 27 August 2015

All in all a perfect little stay in Chester. Right in the heart of the city but quiet enough, friendly and accommodating staff. The room itself was really lovely and plenty spacious for two-four people. Would happily stay here again. No complaints.

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

Thank you so much for taking time to write your review of The Commercial. It's so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and would happily stay again. We are so lucky to have a central location in a beautiful city which is appreciated by guests like yourselves. Kind regards and best wishes Rebecca

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • 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: ₹ 5,468 - ₹ 10,446 (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, Cheshire
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
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“Stay away at weekends”
 of 5 bubbles leew218, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms great loud music can be herd every room so don't like this don't stay”
 of 5 bubbles tobydog, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay in rooms only went to dine”
 of 5 bubbles archiealleni2016, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Keats is above the live music area so pick another if you go to bed early.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles allanmiller2, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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