The Queen at Chester

City Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3AH
4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel

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The Queen at Chester Hotel, Premier Collection by Best Western

Built opposite Chester station to serve first-class rail passengers, this hotel has an illustrious past. This magnificent brick and stucco Italianate building was said to be the first skyscraper of its time. Since opening in 1860, its hosted guests such as Charles Dickens, Cecil Rhodes and Lillie Langtry.

Just a 10-minute walk from the centre of Chester, guests can visit The Rows, tour the magnificent medieval cathedral or see the ruins of the largest Roman amphitheatre in Britain. Its also a prime location, adjacent to Chester Railway station, and easily accessible from the M53 and M56.

The hotel has a unique concept, with each floor dedicated to a country and every suite named after a king of that nation. All 221 bedrooms have superfast Wi-Fi, a TV and 24-hour room service. The hotel also has 11 conference rooms to choose from, ideal for any size event, meeting or wedding.

Offers and Promos | Afternoon tea | Whats On | Special Wedding Package |

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Suite£159.00 per room (room only)
Family Room£89.00 per room (room only)
Classic Double Room£79.00 per room (room only)
Classic Single Room£74.00 per room (room only)
Classic Twin Room£79.00 per room (room only)
Executive Double Room£99.00 per room (room only)
Executive Twin Room£99.00 per room (room only)
Superior Room£109.00 per room (room only)

Opening Times

2023 (2 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)


  • 4 AA Stars Hotel
4 AA Stars Hotel


Road Directions

Follow signs for railway station, hotel is opposite.

Approx. 3.3 miles from Chester Zoo

Approx 6.8 miles from Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Approx 6.4 miles from Blue Planet Aquarium

Public Transport Directions

Opposite Chester Station; 20 minute walk from the Town Hall.

Public Transport to Chester Zoo: The Queen is located directly across from the Chester Rail Station. X1 gold bus picks up from Railway Station and goes directly to the zoo entrance.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • xjameslagan
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Not very good
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th September 2023
      Noise outside from rough sleepers at the train station. Hotel has had better days and tired in places. Reception staff not really bothered in my opinion.I normally like Best Western, but this was a... Read full review
    • Fearless49499577449
      An outstanding wedding venue
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th September 2023
      The Queen at Chester offers an outstanding wedding venue characterised by the highest quality of service from beginning to end. The hotel itself is a fabulous place to stay, the service given by... Read full review
    • Ursula B
      Customer Service Disgraceful
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th September 2023
      My friend and I tried to book in on Saturday for 1 night to celebrate my daughter’s 40th birthday! I had booked and paid for the room with Algotels which apparently i was told from the receptionist... Read full review

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