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The Chester Residence

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The Chester Residence is a collection of 5 Georgian townhouses set in the stunning West End of Edinburgh. These chic 5 star (Scottish Tourist Board rated) designer suites blend seamlessly with attention to detail and a level of personalized service that ensures guests enjoy the highest standards, synonymous with The Chester Residence. Each suite is an oasis of tranquility, offering spacious, individually designed suites with all the benefits of a luxury hotel. The latest in room technology is provided including, Sky TV, Blu-ray DVD player. As our beautiful townhouses are listed, there is no elevator in them, but our Concierge will be happy to help with your luggage.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
80Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
17Attractionswithin 0,5 km
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Just spent one night in a two bedroom Club Apartment and wished we were staying for longer. Great location, modern, clean apartment, friendly, helpful reception staff and a delicious continental breakfast delivered to the room - the Brie was to die for! Would definitely stay
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Booked for two nights over the weekend was given room 8/3. It was the nicest apartment hotel I have been in. The Grand living room was totally beautiful and massive. There was a gorgeous fire. The quality of furnishings was high end luxury. This is the best hotel in Edinburgh, I
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Response from TheChesterResidence, General Manager at The Chester Residence
Responded 05 Feb 2019
Hello Missmaria2017, Thank you for your recent review. Our Grand apartments offer fantastic space over a whole floor of our townhouses. They are truly luxurious finished with our Molton Brown toiletries. I was also pleased to hear your feedback regarding our staff and I have passed on your comments to them directly. We do hope that you visit us again soon in the not to distant future. Kind regards Kenny Arnott
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My boyfriend and had a weekend away, we had the pleasure of staying at The Chester Residence. Our stay was fantastic, the lady at reception was lovely and gave us great recommendations of what we could do whilst in the city. The penthouse apartment was wonderful; my favourite
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Myself and my husband stayed here for our anniversary for 2 nights in February 2019. We had the penthouse and wow! The area is quiet but also close enough to be able to walk straight into the centre of Edinburgh. The accommodation is fantastic. Clean and spacious. They have
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The apartments were immaculately clean, modern and the beds were super comfy. The staff were incredibly attentive and polite. The bar is a great facility and the Tunnocks tea cakes on the reception were a lovely touch. A lovely area too. Highly recommended.
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Is there air conditioning for the summer months?
We had no. Issues with WiFi, although we were not using it a lot of the time as we were out during the day.
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I would have thought this place is child friendly. There are no lifts however and you should ask for a lower floor room. It is very accessible to the city and moving with a young child would be easy if staying here.
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I don't think so ! Beautiful place
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Dear Wanda H, Thank you for contacting us. There are no washers or dryers in the apartments, but we provide wash and fold laundry service for our guests. On Rothesay place we have 4 townhouses and all the deluxe apartments are located here, on Chester street we have the standard apartments, which are more traditional in design, but gives you the same comfort. The two locations are 2 minute walk away. If you prefer modern design, you should go for the deluxe apartments. Please do let us know if you need further information. Kind regards, Viktoria Toth Reservations and Revenue Executive
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"Get the Ringo App on your phone if parking around this area, can extend your parking without going to the car."
"From what I can gather all are high quality."
"Grand Apartment has bright and spacious living room"
"8/3 was beautiful, huge living room and fire. Kitchen and bedroom good size"
"Rooms are all via stairs, so if stairs are problematic, ask for lower floor"
US$195 - US$474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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