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The Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Our second visit to the Cheshire Cat and equally as good as the first.The staff are very welcoming and obliging. The inn is in a great spot, right next to the canal and the walk to Chester along the canal path is lovely.( about 3 miles). There is also a Park and Ride about half a mile away, as an...

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at The Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. On behalf of all the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we have replied to you personally asking for a little more information.

Conwy
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Stayed for one night, the room in the annex was lovely, went for a nice walk along the canal. We had dinner at the Cheshire Cat which was excellent, breakfast was good too. We will certain go again, my only request would be for softer pillows.

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Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton . Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review.

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2014

We had fantastic service at the Cheshire cat.Nothing was too much trouble. We were staying there overnight because our daughter was getting married the next day, they made sure that our daughter had a room big enough to have her hair and make up done and told us we could stay there as late as needed.The evening meal was lovely,...

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at The Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you found The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton a good place to stay, and we really appreciate you leaving positive feedback on Trip Advisor. We have replied to you personally as it is our aim to give every customer the very best experience possible.

Freckleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Extremely well appointed and clean rooms in a separate building backing onto the canal - don't expect a view of the canal as none of the rooms have windows overlooking the canal. Meals are served in the main building which has a pub style menu, however the staff are extremely attentive and helpful. They were knowledgeable and helpful, providing gluten...

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Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. On behalf of all the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we have replied to you personally asking for a little more...

Limerick
Reviewed 30 September 2014

A charming small period hotel with young, friendly and helpful staff. Situated adjacent to the Manchester canal, it provided a calm and peaceful setting. Outdoor tables with soft lighting offered an opportunity to dine/drink in a natural surround. The food was well presented and tasty. Service outdoors was an added bonus. The animal-named room proved a comfortable bed, lovely clean...

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We are so pleased to hear that you found The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton a good place to stay, and we really appreciate you leaving positive feedback on Trip Advisor. We have replied to you personally as it is our aim to give every customer the very best experience possible.

Reviewed 24 September 2014

My husband and I recently stayed a night at this gorgeous Inn/pub. It is situated alongside a canal. So relaxing and peaceful. We enjoyed sitting out in the beer garden right alongside the canal watching the barges slowly chug by. Bliss. The interior was tastefully decorated and full of charm and character. We stayed in the annexe, which is a...

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Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at The Cheshire Cat, Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton . Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review. .

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We booked two rooms at this hotel and we loved it! Great location, about 10 minutes drive into Chester and the hotel is right next to the canal. Both rooms were lovely and quirky, the rooms are en-suite - in our room the bathroom was as you entered and the bedroom was down a few stairs, it was spotlessly clean...

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We have stayed here a couple of times now in the annex building and last week in the actual pub. This review is for the pub room (the annex is lovely as well). The bedrooms are located in the pub at the top of the stairs. There is a security code to access the rooms - make sure you at...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and have replied to you personally.

Eccles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

My family and I stayed at The Cheshire Cat Inn as we were visiting Chester. The room was very spacious and spotless. Yes the water pipes did make a noise ,but it just added to the Inn's charm. The staff are friendly and helpful . The Cheshire Cat is situated by the canal and my family and I walked along...

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed here recently for two nights as we had decided to visit Chester zoo. We stayed in one of the family rooms above the bar which was nice and spacious. Room was a little cold but we was supplied with a portable heater, also the toilet made a really loud noise every time we flushed it which wasn't good in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Of all the places to stay in Chester, this historic lodge has some of the best tales to tell. Built in Christleton on a key civil war battle site, the Cheshire Cat played a crucial role in World War II before being restored as a warm and welcoming hotel in the 1970s.The lodge's 14 comfy en-suite rooms are complemented by a cosy pub, which is dripping with rustic character and rural charm. Here you can enjoy seasonally inspired country dining together with a range of cask ales and well-chosen wines.There are plenty of things to see and do in Chester. Fantastic shopping, black and white medieval architecture, historic city walls and the famous Chester Racecourse are just a few of its many attractions. Children and adults alike will love Chester zoo or you can explore the weaving footpaths of the unspoilt Delamere Forest. West Cheshire is full of rolling hills, sweeping valleys and quaint market towns worth exploring. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton

Address: Whitchurch Road | The Cheshire Cat, Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: ₹ 5,425 - ₹ 6,658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Innkeeper's Lodge Chester, Christleton 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Do NOT accept a grond floor room. No 6 is particularly bad if the upper rooms are occupied”
 of 5 bubbles clark249, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 is at the end of a row of rooms, the furthest from the adjoining pub and situated next to the canal.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswI8473OX, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms inside are slightly bigger but all rooms comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles ell_son10, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the separate annex.”
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“Annex is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiss4, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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