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“Fantastic place to stay in Chester”
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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas
Welcome to Douglas Cottage
Romantic fairytale gothic architecture
Living room
A warm welcome awaits you
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Elegant dining room with door leading to courtyard garden
Elegant dining
Breakfast bar leading into kitchen area equiped with high end appliances
Kitchen leading to utility room and ground floor WC
Kitchen
Breakfast awaits
Winding staircase at first floor level
Master Bedroom, first floor
Master Bedroom featuring turret relaxation area
Single first floor bedroom
Bathroom serving first floor
Feature stair case with ornate skylight
Second Floor Twin Bedroom
Second Floor Twin Bedroom En-suite
Dining room french windows opening to courtyard garden
Relax in the tranquil court yard garden
Court yard garden
Outlook to roses in court yard garden
Douglas Cottage awarded a certificate of excellence
Romantic fairytale gothic architecture
John Douglas Architech
Chesters East Gate Clock Designed by John Douglas, Less than 5 minutes walk
Location Map of Douglas Cottage Chester City Centre
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Chester, Cheshire, England

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Colbrownz
Paisley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic place to stay in Chester”
Reviewed 21 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Douglas Cottage was like our own boutique hotel in the middle of Chester. Beautifully and tastefully presented with everything we needed and more - and a welcome basket full of goodies on arrival. Next to the park and Roman Walls, amphitheatre and shops. Thank you for a lovely stay in Chester, Barbara and Andrew.

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Liked best: Beautiful apartment in middle of Chester.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Brenda L
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
“Extremely pleased”
Reviewed 18 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Beautiful house, great location for easy walk to coffee house, amazing restaurants and clubs, shopping, gardens/parks, waterfront and train and much more.Had some trouble figuring out the washer/dryer combo but we managed fantastic welcome basket and great selection of spices and condiments in the cupboards. More than enough room for 3 adult women to share with room to spare. Thank you Barbara and Andrew for a lovely, comfortable and worry free home base for our girls trip.

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MarjOrie2...
Durham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Unforgettable cottage with very high standards.”
Reviewed 29 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Very individual styled house with a surprise in every room.Extremely clean and comfortable condition throughout.Small but well equipped kitchen and a useful welcome pack was presented.The owners were present to greet us and to show us all we needed to know.There was always plenty of hot water.
The position of the house was very good for access to the shops and restaurants.We discovered some lovely eating places.This was an ideal loation for touring the area and North Wales.Thankyou owners.

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Liked best: Being so well equipped
Liked least: nothing was below expectaions
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AnniSmith...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fantastic location and gorgeous cottage and very attentive owners.”
Reviewed 2 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Fantastic location. Douglas Cottage was spotless. Gorgeous cottage with every facility including wifi. Andy and Barbara were very welcoming and at the end of a phone to answer our queries. Lovely welcome basket too and shown round by this lovely couple. We would recommend and hope to be back soon.
Anne Maria from Glasgow.

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Liked best: Gorgeous cottage and brilliant location
Liked least: I had to leave
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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16Stewart...
EastMarkham
1 review
“Unbeatable for welcome, comfort , and cleanliness.”
Reviewed 30 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Our second visit to Douglas cottage was a huge success, (first visit Dec 2012). From the warm welcome Andrew and Barbara gave us to the cosy atmosphere of the cottage everything was just as we remembered it. This being a 'girls weekend' meant we really appreciated being literally 'just round the corner' from the main high street with all the shops and restaurants, add to this cosy evenings in the sitting room and you've the ingredients for the perfect break. Our last visit being in the winter meant we didn't really get to appreciate the pretty courtyard the cottage offers - but this years late sunshine brought it into its own. I honestly feel that no one could fail to love this place - in my opinion the perfect cottage in a beautiful historic city.

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Liked best: That it is as remembered - a lovely place to stay.
Liked least: Nothing to dislike about this place, we loved it as much second time round.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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