The Queen at Chester

City Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3AH

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Located opposite Chester Station, The Queen at Chester first opened in 1860 and offers grand Victorian- style bedrooms. The hotel features several dining options like the King's Grill restaurant and the more informal option, The Waiting Room. We also cater to your meeting or social event needs with a wide variety of function rooms as well as the option to marry outside in our gardens. The city centre is just a short stroll away and parking is available. 

Colonnades Suite

With capacity for up to 400 guests, the magnificant Colonnades Ballroom offers a stunning setting for your wedding, with its spectacular chandelier and sumptuous décor. Whats more, the suite is completely self-contained to give your wedding privacy, including a private bar and resroom facilities. Fully air conditioned, integrated sound and ligithing system, the beautiful Colonnades Ballroom offers everything you need for your special day. 

Ceremony capacity:400

Seated wedding breakfast capacity:300

Reception capacity (with dance floor):250

The Palazzo

Natural light floods the Palazzo with its stunning views over the magnificent Baltic Exchange Gardens. Adjacent to the Colonnades Ballroom, this beautiful gallery has a capacity of up to 100 guests and is perfect for ceremonies and receptions. The Palazzo offers air conditioning and integrated sound and lighting systems.

Ceremony capacity:100

Seated wedding breakfast capacity:100

Reception capacity (with dance floor):70

The Jubilee

The Jubilee is a beautiful addition to the Queen at Chester hotel with its stunning décor and natural light. It offers as a beautfiul space for weddings, the suite is self contained with a private bar and restrooms and holds a capacity of up to 100. Seperate from the hotels main reception building, The Jubilee offers a sense of privacy and offers integrated sound and lighting systems. 

Ceremony capacity:100

Seated wedding breakfast capacity:150

Reception capacity (with dance floor):120


Opening Times

2023 (2 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)


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:

    • YorkshireTeddy
      Silsden, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good location. Clean and comfortable.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
      Excellent location. Easy access for the railway station and shops. Rooms are comfortable and clean, but found the lighting in the bedroom quite dim. Well worth opting for the breakfast. Staff are... Read full review
    • jeremy_hartigan
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Grand Hotel lacking staff motivation
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 26th March 2023
      This Hotel has focused in my life many times since around 1995 and I came ti Chester on business However I returned to the bar and lounge today whilst my two middle children returned to Chester by... Read full review
    • jackashley94
      Trip Type:
      Couple trip
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th March 2023
      We had a great time and would recommend the hotel to any of our friends and family. Friendly and helpful when asking anything, made everytime easy to understand. The hotel was very interesting... Read full review

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