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ABode Chester

4-star4 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, England, CH1 2DJ, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Grosvenor Museum
  • Free WiFi
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From 2,569 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Very comfortable
Value for money could be better

ABode Chester

from £76
  • Comfortable Double Room
  • Desirable Double Room
  • Enviable Double Room
  • Fabulous Suite
  • Most Enviable Double Room
  • Comfortable Twin Room
  • Desirable Twin Room
  • Most Fabulous Suite

What’s around ABode Chester


  • Heart of Chester
  • Grosvenor Museum (4-minute walk)
  • Chester Cathedral (12-minute walk)
  • Chester Racecourse (9-minute walk)
  • Chester City Walls (12-minute walk)
  • University of Chester (20-minute walk)
  • Chester Castle (4-minute walk)
  • Old Dee Bridge (6-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 38-min drive
  • Manchester (MAN) 41-min drive
  • Chester Station 21-min walk
  • Bache Station 4-min drive
  • Capenhurst Station 11-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 85 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

  • Discounted off-site parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Rooftop terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Brasserie Abode – Overlooking the garden, this brasserie specialises in French cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Brasserie Abode Bar – This cocktail bar overlooks the garden. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Brasserie Bar Lounge – This bar specialises in French cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

ABode Chester’s small print

Also known as

  • Abode Chester Hotel
  • Abode Hotel
  • Abode Chester
  • Abode Chester Hotel Chester
  • ABode Chester Hotel
  • ABode Chester Chester
  • ABode Chester Hotel Chester
  • ABode Chester Hotel Chester


This property will place a credit card authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs GBP 12 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Fabulous 8.6 From 423 reviews

Good 6.0
Location of the hotel and view from room was great. Cleanliness of room with dust all over desk and opened sweets from last customer. Weird protocol of hotel to 'hide' the second towels in a cloth laundry bag inside the wardrobe? We checked in as a couple in a double room. Service in residents bar on first afternoon wasn't great. We had to go to the bar as the bar tender tried to look busy. After that he did table service for other guests.
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel perfectly placed in Chester
Great staff, great hotel, lovely breakfast. Parking available in the basement, we were lucky enough to get s space a friend was not and she had to park elsewhere in the city. Upon checking in I asked if breakfast was included, I was informed it was and at no point was I informed that there was a cost for using the hotel car park. I paid for the hotel in full several months in advance. So to my surprise upon checking out after one night stay in a double room for two I was informed I would need to settle my bill for the breakfast (£30 at £15 each) and the parking at total of £40. This I found to be an unpleasant surprise but paid non the less, the staff were lovely and helpful and allowed us to use the car park for an extra couple of hours as long as the vehicle was clear ready for check in time. Check in is at 14:00 and check out 11:00, we needed to be somewhere before 13:30 on the day of check in and not returning before 00:00 hours (last check in is before 00:00) fourtunately when we arrived at approximately 12:50 we were allowed to check in at that time. Did notice that some of the complimentary shampoo's had the seal broke, had been refilled and did notice a bit of ware and use on the caps, not the best touch for a well promoted hotel. I would however recommend the hotel as overall it is very good, great location, lovely tasting breakfast and very attentive staff.
Rusty, gbOther trip
Very good 8.0
Great for a short business trip
Loved all the aspects - room size, quality, restaurant, location and service. Slightly disappointed with rooms not having been checked before check in. The wash basin in toilet was clogging and wasn’t a good experience in the morning when you are getting ready to leave for work. Overall I would still recommend and if given an option will book again myself
Gururaj, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Overall recommended, despite some hiccups
Got to the room and found the window open, a very faint smell of smoke and damp, and the heating off. It was freezing! Went to the front desk and they 'reset' the heating. Nothing happened. After a further 2 visits to reception covering an hour in total, they kindly moved and upgraded us. The room we ended up in was lovely, with a huge bed and a bath behind it, although it was let down very slightly by a poor finish in some areas, ie there was a gap between the bath taps and the wall, and the glass separating panels were out of alignment. The room was however stylish, immaculately clean, and very thoughtfully stocked with travel items such as toiletries and a sewing kit. There was also a mini bar of sorts, with snacks which weren't too overpriced. That night we had cocktails and dinner in the bar, both of which were absolutely excellent. The bartender had clearly been properly trained in mixology, and the food was both flawless and good value. The full English breakfast the following morning was honestly one of the best I have ever had. Everything was of high quality, appropriate portions, and cooked well. Also on offer was cold cuts, toast, cereals, proper fresh juice and freshly mixed smoothies, and an array of teas and coffees. On the second and final morning, we were left a little disappointed as the breakfast times stated in the less-than-clear hotel pack suggested it finished at 1100. We went down at 1030 to find that it did in fact stop at 1000 :(
Nick, gbOther trip
Good 6.0
Convenient location
Rubbish wifi. Found their fussy security tedious: taking the keycard out of the slot on the wall to go down to the car in their garage (because you need it to use the lift and to re-access the bedroom floor) left the bedroom and (windowless bathroom) with no power at all! No light, no tv.... Also of course, no power to recharge iPad etc while you're out. And no fridge, because no power if you're not there; tray of lukewarm water, juice, chocolate in the room. When we requested a second chair in the bedroom on arrival, they sounded doubtful. Day two, no second chair and no communication from them saying it was/wasn't available. We re-requested, and a chair did appear later in the day. Over four nights, the water at the handbasin and in the shower varied between sometimes lukewarm and reasonably hot. Found air conditioning controls difficult: room cold, could not increase the temperature, but it was August so we just turned it off. And every day when we got back in, the room was cold as the staff had turned it back on, and so we switched it off again. Yes, we could have asked for help working the controls, but we lost the will - and air conditioning was not in fact needed. They got in a muddle with the two newspapers we ordered. Slapped a service charge on the restaurant bill as if it was obligatory. Higher garage charge at the weekend without that being shown on the website. We felt their priority was running their hotel, not looking after the needs of their guests.
gbOther trip

ABode Chester

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