The Townhouse & Secret Garden is one of Chester’s hidden gems and one of the best independent hotels in the City. Located within the historic Roman walls which encompass the mediaeval centre, The Townhouse & Secret Garden nestles in the famous Tudor and Victorian architecture, including its own Georgian townhouse features.

Whether you’re in pursuit of a hideaway for a romantic weekend away, a family getaway or hoping for a place to celebrate with friends, this family-run hotel has bedrooms including family rooms that can sleep up to 4 guests, plus Chester’s first group pad – our Roman Vault or our Amphitheatre 2 bedroom Apartment.

Just moments away from the picturesque River Dee and its beautiful Groves, The Chester Townhouse is a short stroll from some of the city’s best boutiques and attractions. Park your car nearby in Grosvenor shopping centre car park, Newgate St, St Olave St, Grosvenor Precinct, Chester CH1 1EA for the whole of your stay as you can easily explore everywhere by foot. The oldest racecourse in the country, the historic elevated shopping ‘Rows’, the Cathedral and Tower, circumnavigate the most complete Roman city wall …. and much, much more.

After a day taking in the sights or shopping, take up residence and relax by the open fire in our lounge, or sun yourself in the newly launched Secret Garden secluded at the rear of the hotel. Enjoy a luxury afternoon tea or choose from a selection of fine beers, wines and spirits before taking to your room for a comfy night’s sleep.

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Whether you’re in pursuit of a relaxing romantic weekend away or hoping for a place to celebrate with friends or family for a special occasion, this boutique hotel has 18 bedrooms with the added extra of multiple family rooms, a serviced apartment and Chester’s first group pad for up to 10 guests – this beautiful hotel, in a beautiful city is great for every occasion. Just a note, as an “1699 built” original Georgian Townhouse, full of character we have no lift or ground floor rooms.

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If you are looking for something larger in the beautiful town of Chester, then you’ve come to the right place. We also offer two wonderful unique choices for larger group accommodation. Our Roman Vault Pad can sleep 8, but up to 10 with sofa beds or our Amphitheatre Apartment can sleep 6, but up to 8 with sofa beds – each apartment has private entry and has been designed to accommodate groups for all occasions. Whether you are looking to make the most of a weekend break with family, planning on a night with friends or celebrating a special occasion, we have you covered.

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