Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester
About the Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel
- The heritage of this Victorian railway hotel is celebrated throughout -- look out for the reception desk made of antique suitcases and the bar menus resembling train tickets
- The King's Grill holds an AA Rosette
- Previous guests include Charles Dickens, Cecil Rhodes and Lillie Langtry
- Chester Cathedral is a 10-minute stroll away, and Chester Racecourse is 20 minutes' walk away
- Chester Zoo, which has more than 15,000 animals, is 10 minutes' drive away
A Victorian former railway hotel, Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester is filled with quirky features that reference its heritage -- look out for the reception desk made out of antique suitcases and bar menus resembling train tickets. There is also a chandelier in the lobby that includes the names of past queens.
The hotel is opposite Chester railway station and 10 minutes' walk from the city centre. Lonely Planet describes Chester as "one of English history's greatest gifts" because of its medieval architecture and collection of Tudor- and Victorian-era buildings, all enclosed within red standstone walls that date from the Roman era. Walking the walls is a great way to get to know the city.
Chester Cathedral was founded as a Benedictine abbey in 1092. We recommend taking a tour of the bell tower for panoramic views of the city from 125 feet above the ground.
Chester Racecourse, the oldest racecourse still in use in England, is a 20-minute stroll away. Chester Zoo, with over 15,000 animals from 500 different species including Asian elephants, jaguars and orangutans, is 10 minutes' drive away.
One of the hotel's restaurants -- The King's Grill -- holds an AA Rosette and serves locally sourced food. Breakfast is served in the Jubilee Restaurant, and snacks are available in the Waiting Room Bar.
The hotel also has secluded Roman-themed gardens, three bars, a fitness suite and free Wi-Fi.
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Gym / fitness center
- No pets allowed
- 100% smoke-free
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour room service
- Concierge service
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Sitting area
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Bathtub (in some rooms)
- Parking (fees apply)
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Accessible meeting room
- Accessible parking
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible restaurant
- Roll-in shower
- Wheelchair accessible
Standard Time is 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.
Children and additional guests:
Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under.
Extra beds are not available for older children and adults.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £15 per night on checkout.
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.
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