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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here the last weekend in Feb, we had read the comments about it being noisy at times. However we did not receive the phone call that apparently everyone gets before staying. I feel quite strongly against leaving negative review unless totally necessary but I feel I have given the hotel enough time to reply to me privately both by...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee, In response to your review. All our visitors are warned in advance that we are a very lively and noisy hotel on a Friday or Saturday. It explains this on our reviews on here, on our booking systems such as booking.com, we send an e mail, cll in adavance of visit and inform you once more upon arrival...

london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a friend's birthday party and had a great time. The staff are just lovely, helpful, friendly and accommodating. The cocktails are fab. Great cooked breakfast in the morning and a proper pot of tea. You do get the noise from the disco in your room until 3 on a Friday and Saturday (we were dancing away...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Hi DrPurse, Really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and got our unique and quirky appeal. I am glad you enjoyed our excellent breakfast and a good pot of tea too! Our team endeavour to deliver the best in service at all times and we try to create a home from home atmosphere for all customers staying with us...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to stay here when we had some building problems with our house a few months ago, I can not speak more highly of the place. I only stayed a couple of nights while my house got sorted but the time we did stay it was amazing, This hotel is pretty local to me and I was surprised with...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Glad we could be a home from home for you! The Commercial team all endeavour to make everyone's stay the best it can be, and we are glad we seem to have achieved this during your time with us. Really pleased you enjoyed yoyr experience. Regards John

england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pre booked this hotel weeks ago through booking.com as my son was having a surprise party in Chester meeting is friends there we arrived after just returning from Benidorm to surprise him we are in our 50s we knew this was a party hotel on arrival we were greeted by the owner and staff got shown to our room very...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both, your son and his wife last weekend. We understand our business model is not to everyones tast on a Friday or Saturday night due to the party atmosphere and the music that goes along with it. It is not for everyone, which is why we make sure everyone wo stays with us...

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well what a hidden gem, St Peter's courtyard, fancied a pizza and what a surprise six of us were treated like royalty from all the staff to the owner who was very. Informative about the restaurant and his management in the entertainment world. Also the food was good

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Archie, Thanks for the very lovely words! It makes it very worthwhile for us and me personally when people get what we do and what we are all about at The Commercial, and I am of course extremely glad you enjoyed our delicious Pizza! Hope to see you all again soon! Cheers John Locke

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little place whilst porusing the menu. Got half price vouchers from the owner. Offered several tables and as none of us like sports the guy found us one in a different room. Meal was amazing. My steak sandwich was fab and everyone else's pizzas were great! House wine was great and the owners stories were extremely interesting and...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

It was my pleasure Dawn. Lovely to meet you all and really glad you enjoyed the 'Best Sandwich in the Country!' It makes it all worthwhile for us when customers enjoy their time and the food at The Commercial... Its how customers become friends to the place and the business. Nice to have you as new friends! Cheers John S....

England, Liverpool
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Booked for my partners birthday. Greeted on arrival by Lucy who was very helpful. We stayed in the Byron Suite which was lovely and very spacious...bathroom was very modern with underfloor heating. Room was clean and comfortable. The Dj was amazing and played old and new house classics so if you want to party and dance the night away this...

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We booked the function room for my husband 50th on Saturday February 11th .The staff member Olivia done an amazing job decorating the room and taking care of us all evening .The staff made us feel really special all night .We had an amazing night and lots of fun .Thank you to all the hard working team who worked hard...

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JohnLocke62, Owner at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

So pleased you had a great party with us. Olivia is a real asset to our team and we will make sure She sees this review. We try our best with every event and every guest who comes to spend time with us at The Commercial and reviews like this make it all worth while! Thankyou again Regards John

manchester
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Went with my parents, did not realise there was a function room and another room with DJ on until 3am. Once the noise stops the place is great, prior to that you have not chance of sleeping. Bedrooms very clean, bathrooms modern and clean with under-floor heating, the cooked breakfast in the morning was huge and good. The Byron suite...

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London
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I stayed at the Commercial for one night while working in Chester. It's great location is right in the heart of the city. I was upgraded to a suite, which was a wonderful room with one of the comfiest beds i've slept in, a huge Bathroom with lovely underfloor heating and a large lounge area. All the staff were excellent...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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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: $110 - $212 (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
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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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