Edgar House

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A refined Georgian hotel set on Chester's ancient city walls, overlooking the river
  • Voted the world’s top small hotel in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards 2016
  • Popular sights are within a 10-minute walk
  • Plush rooms feature luxurious touches; some have balconies with river views

Map & Directions

Chester railway station is a 20-minute walk from the hotel, or less than 10 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, buses run from the station to Grosvenor Street, a 5-minute walk from the hotel. There is free parking at the hotel for overnight guests.

Rooms & Rates

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Edgar House is an award-winning luxury hotel in a Georgian property overlooking the River Dee and situated along Chester's ancient city walls, which were originally built by the Romans in 79AD.

The Roman Amphitheatre is a 5-minute walk from the hotel, while Chester Cathedral and the shops of the Chester Rows are also within a 10-minute walk.

Each stylish, "top-class" (The Daily Telegraph) room features a large bed with luxurious goose-down bedding, a free-standing copper bathtub, heated flooring, free Wi-Fi, an HDTV with in-room movies, and tea- and coffee-making equipment. Some rooms have river-facing balconies.

There's a fine-dining restaurant serving "great food" with "seamless yet unobtrusive service" (The Daily Telegraph), afternoon tea and a special 7-course tasting menu. There's also a bar/lounge, a mini cinema, a business centre, a library lounge and a riverside garden, plus wheelchair access.

From the press:
  • "A super-cool bolthole with a position that's hard to beat" -- Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay
  • "A very pleasant stay" -- Sir Roger Moore (quoted in the Daily Mail)



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • Concierge service
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking
  • Public car park

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 11am

Know Before You Go

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 13 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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