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 218 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.

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Virtual Tour

Explore all that this unique building has to offer with our Virtual Tour. Move around the fabulous reception and bar areas, check out the restaurant and garden or take a look around our flexible meeting and event spaces.

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Guest Rooms

221 bedrooms with superfast Wi-Fi, a TV and 24-hour room service to ensure a relaxing overnight stay. Some of the most luxurious rooms have roll-top baths, Nespresso coffee machines and four-poster beds fit for royalty.

Meetings & Events

The 11 spaces are suitable for small gatherings such as board meetings and training sessions, to the magnificent Colonnades Ballroom that can hold up to 400 delegates. Ideally located for those travelling for business by train, the hotel is also close to the M53 and M56 motorways, and there's ample parking onsite. Book your small meeting with us today

Restaurant & Bar

Guests can enjoy a drink in one of the exquisite Victorian lounges, or dine at the King’s Grill serving an array of delicious food throughout the day.


The Queen at Chester Hotel offers the following facilities and amenities:

  • free wifi
    free wifi
  • restaurant
  • bar
  • gym
  • meetings and events
    meetings and events
  • weddings
  • onsite parking (chargeable)
    onsite parking (chargeable)

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