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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“byron suite”(33 reviews)
“keats room”(6 reviews)
“two sinks”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Free Parking
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

My office had very recently the Xmas party here. I was so disappointed of the food! Pate - nothing special. I would say below the average. Salmon - served cold😐 A chocolates cake - not nice at all - defrosted like from Iceland 😯 Thanks...More

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Response from Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & HotelResponded 13 January 2016

Dear guest. Thank you for taking time to write your review regarding your Christmas party. I am sorry to hear that you found the food disappointing as we have been receiving some wonderful comments since our new Head Chef started last year. All our food...More

Reviewed 4 December 2015

We had a lovely meal at this little gem tucked away behind the shops. Excellent service. It was a bit dark in the room but we were soon provided with candles to brighten it up. Next time we will try he cocktail bar ☺More

Thank Joanne K
Response from Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & HotelResponded 13 January 2016

Dear Joanne, Thank you for taking time to write a review regarding our Sunday lunch. As you know The Commercial is old Georgian house that has been converted so there are lots of little rooms you can dine in. Unfortunately at this time of year...More

Reviewed 20 November 2015

We decided to stop off at Chester on our way back from the Nottinghamshire to Dublin , we decided on this hotel because of its location .. On arrival we were met by Lee who helps his wife Rebecca to run the place, he was...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2015

On our way to another pub .when passing bye we were encouraged to try commercial By chap standing at end of alley. Glad we tried it good food.real ale and wine.friendly knowledgeable staff. Will go again try sunday lunch.keep up good work See you soonMore

Thank Lita F
Response from John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & HotelResponded 16 November 2015

Dear Lita Thank you for your review. I'm glad you were encouraged to try The Commercial and enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again now you know we are here offering good real ales, wines, spirits and a great menu....More

Reviewed 12 November 2015

We were in Chester for the day visiting the university. Decided to take a look around the town and get some lunch. The hotel is not immediately visible but a very short walk down a side alley opens to the hotel frontage. What a hidden...More

Thank Robert S
Response from John L, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & HotelResponded 16 November 2015

Dear Robert Thank you for taking time to write a review. I will pass your comments onto the staff and our new Head Chef will be very pleased that guests are enjoying his food. We hope to see you again on your next visit to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 82 - US$ 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 82 - US$ 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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tinydancer7245
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Response from gbpublishing |
Unfortunatley, The Commercial has closed it's doors for good.
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Response from Jayne H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware yes they do. Not had one but they are supposed to be amazing xx
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Fantastic! We will look forward to it Julie
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Room Tips
"Byron Suite offers loads of room and is on the highest level so can block some of the noise."
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"We stayed in Keats which was nice and out of the way."
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"Stay on a Sunday and Monday"
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"Don't bother ....it's rubbish !"
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