US$106 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in 23 Aug 2015 Check-out 24 Aug 2015

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

4 stars
View map of St John Street, Chester, CH1 1HL

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
8 reviews
Great for shopping weekend.

Fantastic location. Staff were outstanding, couldn't fault the service. Room was spotless although... See full review

  • Mrs Geneva
  • 7 Jan 2013
most enjoyable

very comfortable and superb location, friendly staff. if visiting again would consider this hotel -... See full review

  • edna
  • 8 Nov 2012
Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel Chester boasts a superb central position and has a great history of taking care of its guests. With its attractive facilities and amenities, this hotel is sure to make your stay a memorable one.
General

Guests on business can avail the basic on-site business facilities for their events. The regions have a lot to offer at your free time like the Medieval Castle and many more.
Location

The hotel is located just off the main high street within the city walls and close to shops, restaurants and entertainment centres, thus making accessibility to various place an easy affair.

  • 30 min drive to the Airport(Liverpool )
Dining

The on-site restaurant represents a combination of the best seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible, and well loved every day classic dishes. The Snooty Fox bar is open throughout the day offering a range of wines, drinks and cocktails or simply enjoy a traditional afternoon tea served on a beautiful cake stand.
Rooms

The hotel consists of 67 individual bedroom that combine the period charm of the building with modern luxury facilities.

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel Rooms

CLASSIC - ROOM
Classic Double Room with double bed offers facilities like Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Kettle, Modem / data port connection, Room service, Telephone, Tea and coffee making facilities.

Amenities

  • High speed internet
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
High speed internet

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Hotel Map

53.1904 -2.8881
Area served
Chester.
Nearby airports
Manchester Airport- 40 Miles and Liverpool Airport 35 Miles.
Area description
Starting at the Northgate (or Fountains) Roundabout, turn into Upper Northgate Street, and follow the signs for 'City Centre Hotels' and 'Eastgate.' 2. Follow the road round through the bus route via Delamere Street and George Street. Turn left at the traffic lights at the top of George Street. 3. Drive under the city walls, through the Northgate arch, and continue down Northgate Street for approximately 200 meters. 4. Go STRAIGHT AHEAD at a sign that says 'Pedestrian Zone - Disabled Permit Holders, Hotels and Loading Only'. 5. Proceed through the staffed Barrier into the Town Hall Square. The Barrier is manned from 10:30 am until 4:30 pm daily. 6. Turn left down St. Werburgh Street; past Chester Cathedral, and at the bottom of the street turn left into Eastgate Street. 7. Pass under the city walls at the Eastgate Clock, and follow the round to the right onto St. John Street. The Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel is the first large building on your left.

Dining

1650 St Johns Restaurant
Our stylish new 1650 St Johns Restaurant serves a delicious selection of fresh fish and meats cooked to perfection, there's no better place to enjoy a delicious meal in Chester City Centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 8
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.6
Comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.3

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mrs Geneva
Business
UK
7 Jan 2013

Great for shopping weekend.

Fantastic location. Staff were outstanding, couldn't fault the service. Room was spotless although on the warm side. Will certainly stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
DJHA
Business
Staffordshire
8 Dec 2012

Fantastic location for shopping but not for sleeping

We booked a two night stay and our room was facing St. John's Street. What a disaster; we were in 'night-club land' and the noise was horrendous and continued through to morning. Reception appeared to be understanding #3.40isAM#and arranged to get us moved to another room for our second night which was a 'quiet room'. Thankfully, we did find this room to be quiet. There was also a lack of communication between reception staff and dining room staff. Breakfast was included in our booking but the dining room staff told us both mornings that breakfast was not included. Thus not a good experience for us. We would only recommend this hotel if you want to visit the night-clubs and if not, do not accept a room that is on St. Johns Street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't take a room on front of hotel.

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jay53
Business
Chester
6 Dec 2012

Central, comfortable setting

Overall good, but little disappointed when at breakfast was told breakfast not incleded when it was. Quite upsetting in front of other guests.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
London
3 Dec 2012

Not what it appears to be on website!

Booked this hotel for a weekend getaway as it advertised spa/gym facilities however there are no such facilities at this hotel. On questioning, the staff report these facilities exist at another of their hotels.. false advertising?? The hotel itself is lovely and clean, great location, just wasn't what we were expecting and very much a disappointment after spending so much money. One other thing I would add is that the hotel was ridiculously hot, particularly in the restaurant. Heating seems to be on overdrive! But it was uncomfortable at times.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Awilf1
Business
Nantwich
25 Nov 2012

Good first visit

Nice hotel ideally situated in the middle of Chester, good value for money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Visit the Living Room restaurant, excellent.

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
edna
Business
mansfield notts
8 Nov 2012

most enjoyable

very comfortable and superb location, friendly staff. if visiting again would consider this hotel - if the price was right

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Hamster
Business
Hereford UK
7 Nov 2012

Good basic price but what about the extras!

Comfortable, warm, convenient for a one-night stay, and room price was good,but... £4.00 for a cup of coffee after dinner £10.00 if you wanted to use the internet via wireless £10.00 to park in nearby carpark In addition staff forgot our wakeup call, brought me the wrong salad at dinner (then rectified) and wanted to charge us extra (£17.50 per head) for breakfast although this was clearly stated on our booking form as included in the overnight price! A pity, because in many ways a pleasant stay - just left us feeling we couldn't move without being charge extra...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bayclove
Business
Gloucestershire
26 Sep 2012

city location- great staff

We did have a problem with the shower, however the staff were up to the room like a shot and when they couldn't fix it we were moved to another room. I couldn't fault this service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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