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The Bull and Stirrup Hotel

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Every time were over for the racedays at Chester always make a point of going to this once great pub,that now is in need of a manager who knows how a pub should be run. We were here i July and although the beer was in goid condition, there were not many in here and this was race day,the pub...

1Thank Neil K
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We booked here looking for a central hotel to stay in while we attended a wedding near by. Really wish I had thought to book somewhere earlier as we were not left with a lot of choice 😔. I would like to say that the lady I dealt with when we arrived was wonderful, really polite and helpful, and she...

1Thank Rachyb1985
Reviewed 5 August 2014

me and my girlfriend stayed here for two nights while the open golf was on in horlake. the hotel is a old pub, its great value for money, 300 yards from the city walls and town, the breakfast was ok, friendly staff and chester was amazing. we'd definitly return

Thank Phil747
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Expected bed and full English - the breakfast was toast and cereals, bed smelt as if someone else had slept in it, daren't use the towels on my face, very stained with who knows what, toilet brush was disgusting, dust and dirt under the beds. Complimentary toiletries were half used bottles, possibly that other guests had left??. On the plus...

Thank adele_russ
Conwy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Room with a four poster, perfectly adequate, bathroom ok too but couldn't get hot water from the shower. Downstairs bar and dining area fine, beer garden .... Needs some tlc. Perfect for a base while visiting Chester.

Thank bethan m
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We stayed for 1 night, and I can honestly say it is the worst place we have ever stayed in! Filthy, mouldy bathroom, windows that didn't open, dirt and dust everywhere, couldn't get out quick enough in the morning. still having nightmares about this place!

1Thank sarah c
Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2014

this pub is in a great location. A few minutes walk and your'e in the city.A 20 minute walk from the train station. Staff very friendly.Breakfast is continental style and the lady waiting on is so friendly; as was the rest of the staff. My room was clean and very basic.I had the use of a shared bathroom. The whole...

Thank tina w
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2014

accommodation itself was fine, although a little dated, the sign on entering said check in and chill out, unfortunately they forgot to mention the disco they had booked for that night. I have never in my 48 years on this planet heard such a volume of noise created by this dj . the vibrations alone must have cause tsunamis on...

1Thank Steve C
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2014

I stayed here on the way home from a camping holiday in Anglesey. I love Chester and was pleased to find that this hotel was a 2 min walk from the centre shops, pubs and eating places. From a single female view Chester is safe to walk around and the area the pub in fine too. On arrival it was...

2Thank haylesbeth
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed for one night and were shocked on entering room. My husband pulled backed duvet to reveal the previous guests hairs in bed, stains, crumbs. So not clean sheets disgusting. Crumbs all over floor, previous guests receipts on unit, bit rubbish in bin, old water drinking bottle thrown and left at side of bed. We went straight out! Didn't...

3Thank quirky0505

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the mid-ninetieth century, this ideally placed hotel and pub is situated just 50 metres from the Roman Wall. A minutes walk away you'll find Chester's vibrant City Centre that provides a wide selection of bars, restaurants and shops to suit all tastes. Additionally, we are just a 5 minute walk from the Chester Race Course providing the perfect place to stay for any event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bull and Stirrup Hotel

Address: 8 Upper Northgate Street | City Centre, Chester CH1 4EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“dont choose a room above the bar”
 of 5 bubbles tinaw349, 6 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms facing the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles haylesbeth, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you really must stay (as there is no where else) take a hotwater bottle & heater and request a room on the top floor it will be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles DoodlesSheffield, 12 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Get a room in the middle of the building as we were in a room on the corner with lots of windows near an intersection of the main road and it was quite noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles EEL85, 11 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Go to another hotel/guest house”
 of 5 bubbles 894SteveP, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
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