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By a verified traveller on Sat 11 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Chester Racecourse. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are available. This 3-star hotel has 97 rooms over 4 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • All rooms offer flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers and ironing boards
  • Free buffet breakfast offered
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Relax with a drink at the sports bar
  • Amenities include free newspapers in reception, a front-desk safe and a 24-hour business centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the central location and the value of their stay
  • Steps from Chester Racecourse and 9 minutes on foot from Chester Cathedral

Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (With Sofa Bed)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse ratings based on 17 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse

Everyone (3) Couples (6) Business (2) Family (4) Friends (2)
3 out of 5
Great location and nice breakfast plenty of space in the car park too

Posted by on 11 Jan 2020

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5 out of 5
Being right next to the racecourse gave it a very lovely setting

Posted by on 18 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5
Location was good, breakfast was great, view of racecourse great. Radiator in bedroom did not work but staff brought portable straight up.

Posted by on 26 Oct 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location for a grest price, always a bonus to get free parking and free breakfast, the only downside was on one of the hottest days it could do with air conditioning rather than a fan in the room but hey ho well pleased.

Posted by on 27 Aug 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, just a few hundred yards away from the city centre. Good breakfast.

Posted by on 23 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
There were cobwebs blowing about on the ceiling. The bed was not comfortable, the pillows were not very good, and there were no drawers to put your clothes in!!!! We were staying for 4 days, so needed places to put our clothes rather than living out of a suitcase. This place is only suitable for an overnight stay !!!!!

Posted by , from london on 7 Apr 2018

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4 out of 5

Ideal location

Stayed on a short break and the location was excellent near the city centre. Found the rooms a bit small for 2 adults and 1 teenager but for a short break was fine but any longer it would have been difficult.

Posted by on 13 Nov 2016

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel very near the town

We have stayed here lots of times with no problems,although this time there seemed a lack of staff at breakfast time ? Also no butter only flora .... Poor really poor how can a hotel have no butter !!!!!!! All in all it is a room for the night always clean staff always very good

Posted by on 26 Jul 2016

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4 out of 5

1 Night Stay

Basic room for 1 night which did the job. Good location and the breakfast in the morning wasn't bad.

Posted by on 26 Mar 2016

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2 out of 5

in need of a reburbishment

Friendly and very helpful staff. Extremely well organised and tasty breakfast, but the bedrooms lack air conditioning and the beds are not at all comfortable and need replacing.

Posted by on 11 Apr 2015

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About the Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse

Location The Racecourse, New Crane Street, Chester, England CH1 2LY

Property Features

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business centre and a meeting room are available. Event space at this hotel measures 192 square feet (17 square metres). A terrace, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse. Self parking is free. This 3-star Chester hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 97 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 192 sq ft of conference space
  • 17 sq. m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Manchester (MAN) (55 km / 34.2 mi)
  • Train station: Chester Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse offers 97 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast.

On-site venue – This sports bar only serves light fare.Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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