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The Commercial Bar & Hotel

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Just wanted to say thank you to all the staff at the commercial for a brilliant night on Saturday. I booked the cocktail bar on the first floor and buffet for my Hen night on Saturday 27th of September. It was perfect. The food was impeccable and ready and waiting for 15 hungry woman who had come directly from the...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jemma, thank you for writing such a lovely review and recommendation. I'm so happy to hear that you and the girls had such an enjoyable evening and that Ben did me proud in looking after you. I will certainly pass your comments onto him and the chef and we look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Rebecca

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2014

On the good side: contemporary style of bedroom, spacious and good quality bathroom. Bad side: in general, this is not an ideal venue for those on business as no breakfast or checkout available before 8am. Terminology of this being a hotel isn't quite accurate - best described as being just rooms above a pub with no services. No hairdryer or...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ed, thank you for taking time to write your review. Feedback like yours is always welcome and helps us to improve our service. Although we are more of a bed & breakfast with public bars, The Commercial Hotel has been known as such for 70 years and as we are a listed building in a conseration area we cannot...

Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014

On a weekend break to Chester with our dog & looking for somewhere to have lunch, we were handed a flyer stating Great Food at The Commercial & were told they were dog friendly. We are so glad we decided to walk through the alleyway and up the steps to the courtyard where we found the Commercial. Top marks to...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ali, thank you for taking time to write your review. We have only recently started offering food this year so it was lovely to read a review regarding our menu and that you enjoyed the quality and quanity of your choice. I am also pleased to read that the staff were friendly and attentive to your needs. I must...

Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Although some of the downstairs areas seemed bit worn, the place is fab Our room Cerridge ? Was lovely you enter into a dressing area, with wardrobe, desk/dressing table with a fab array of teas/coffees etc Bottled water & squash The bathroom off the bedroom area had large bath, big shower with body jets and his n hers sinks. The...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ladies, All our rooms are named after romantic Poets, you stayed in Coleridge. When you return, if you would like the same room please do not hesitate to ask at the time of booking and we will be more than happy to accommodate you. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the room...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Went there on a Friday night, was hot outside and it was a race day in Chester. Nice room, nice bathroom, friendly staff and was exactly what we were looking for. It was very noisy outside as the hotel is also a popular bar with a courtyard where music is played until very late. We did not mind as we...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emilien, Thank you for taking time to write your review. I will pass on your comments to the staff as they are a great team and enjoy our race days and outdoor events as much as the customers. I'm sorry to hear there was some tidying up still happening when you came down for breakfast. The bar staff clean...

machester
Reviewed 6 July 2014

just come back from chester , stayed at the commercial in town centre very nice room ,with bathroom being separate and was very large plenty room and 2 sinks shower in one corner and bath other side .breakfast very nice , not suitable for older people as there is disco till 3 in morning , no parking at this hotel...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking time to write your review. Although we are a small hotel we are very lucky to have the size of rooms we do. The bathrooms we're designed to give guests all amenities along with tempur matresses for a comfortable sleep. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Came down to Chester to visit some and friends and they recommended we drop by the Commercial for a few. Free entry with a great band stage made for a quality evening! Went back the morning after for some great breakfast to boot. Nice interior and polite staff, well worth the money.

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John J, Thank you for visiting The Commercial and taking time to write your review. We love to put the live gigs on and we are very lucky to have the outside space to hold these events. Please like our Facebook page where we keep all our courtyard events up to date and hopefully we will see you for...

wales
Reviewed 31 May 2014

if you want a warm pint and then to accused of taking drugs then go to this bar!!! went to the bar at the comercial for a few early evening drinks. order some drinks for the three of us and two of the pints may aswell of been drank out of a mug they were that warm!!!! one of our...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Following your comments I'm not sure if there is anything I could reply that would be acceptable to you? I will however say that we take drugs in The Commercial very seriously and have called the police on occasions when people say they have not been taking them and then drugs are found on their person. All the...

North West England
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We only called in for a drink and a snack and for such a smart place we were very impressed with the price of the food - much better value than a lot of other places we called at. Quality of the food was also very nice. Sat in the courtyard where there was still a stage up from the...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne T Thank you for your review, our food service is quite new and we are just starting to see repeat guests so to hear your kind words confirms we are on the right track. With regards to the music, yes we are a very lively place at weekends but when people reserve a room at the hotel we...

Reviewed 5 May 2014

My husband and I booked a room at The Commercial Hotel in Chester for one night, which was Sunday May 4 2014, we were informed by the booking agent ,being booking.com, that there is live music and a DJ until 2am on a Thursday,Friday and Saturday, so we thought great, we will have a peaceful nights sleep or so we...

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Rebecca_DaviesGM, General Manager at The Commercial Bar & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diane, I am sorry to read your review as it is myself who takes the hotel reservations and confirms events to guests staying on weekend nights. It is a policy we've had for many years now as we are a party place and people like yourself do not always want the lively atmosphere when on a weekend break. We...

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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: $114 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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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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“There are some nights where there is music going on....probably check when booking...if that's likely to be a problem.”
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“don't book if you are after a quiet night”
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“Wordsworth room was nice and quiet. Families should go for the suite on the top floor”
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