Hotels in Cheshire

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

When it comes to Cheshire, including Chester, Crewe, Macclesfield and other stunning areas around an hour’s drive from Manchester, many of the oldest hotels come complete with their own backstory. Take The Courthouse in Knutsford, a former – you guessed it – court house, which now offers a fascinating and dog-friendly overnight stay. Or the fabulous Chester Townhouse, a charming independent hotel at the heart of this wonderful, historic city.

To make life easy when it comes to booking, here’s our expert guide to the best places to stay.

Our top picks

The Chester Grosvenor

The Chester Grosvenor, Eastgate, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1LT - Visit now

The award-winning five-star Chester Grosvenor hotel has been welcoming guests since 1865 and remains one of the finest hotels in the UK.

The Chester Grosvenor Hotel
Courtesy of The Chester Grosvenor

Oddfellows

Oddfellows, 20 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1RS - Visit now

Oddfellows hotel inhabits a quirky Georgian townhouse right bang in the middle of Chester, only moments away from the river.

Oddfellows hotel, Chester
Courtesy of Oddfellows Chester

Shrigley Hall Hotel

Shrigley Hall Hotel, Shrigley Rd,, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5SB - Visit now

The Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa is an elegant Georgian country house, set in 262 acres of grounds on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Shrigley Hall Hotel & Spa

Crewe Hall

Crewe Hall, Weston Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6UZ - Visit now

Crewe Hall is a 17th century mansion and Grade I listed hotel surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of Cheshire.

Crewe Hall
Courtesy of Crewe Hall

Edgar House

Edgar House, 22 City Walls, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1SB - Visit now

Edgar House is Chester’s award-winning premier luxury hotel. Packed with stunning Georgian period features, this spot is for adults only.

Edgar House hotel, Chester
Courtesy of Edgar House

Mottram Hall

Mottram Hall, Wilmslow Road, Mottram, Cheshire, SK10 4QT - Visit now

For those looking for luxury, Mottram Hall is a hotel, spa, restaurant and golf course set within 270 acres of landscaped gardens.

Mottram Hall Cheshire

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City, Norroy House, Nuns Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LJ - Visit now

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City offer 64 modern, spacious serviced apartments to choose from, including five stunning Penthouse Suites.

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City
Courtesy of Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City

Hollin House Hotel

Hollin House Hotel, Jackson Ln, Bollington,, Macclesfield, West Yorkshire, SK10 5BG - Visit now

Originally built in 1870, Hollin House Hotel & Restaurant is located just outside of the historic town of Bollington, and a short five minute drive from Macclesfield.

hollinhousehotel

Stone Villa

Stone Villa, 3 Stone Place, Hoole, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 3NR - Visit now

The Stone Villa hotel, built around 1850, is located in an attractive suburb just 0.8 miles from the centre of the city and its famous walls.

Stone Villa hotel, Chester
Courtesy of Stone Villa

The Waverley Hotel

The Waverley Hotel, 9 Pedley Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 7AA - Visit now

The Waverley Hotel is an independent hotel close to Crewe town centre offering a unique, budget-friendly stay.

The Waverley Hotel
Courtesy of The Waverley Hotel, Crewe

Mill Hotel & Spa

Mill Hotel & Spa, Milton Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3NF - Visit now

Situated on an historic Roman site the Mill Hotel & Spa was opened by its present owners in 1987 and the building dates from 1830.

Mill Hotel & Spa, Chester
Image from the The Mill Hotel Chester

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, Main Road, Worleston, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DQ - Visit now

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa holds four AA Red Stars for a Country House Hotel with 70 well-appointed bedrooms, event suites, restaurant and spa.

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa
Courtesy of Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Abode Chester

Abode Chester, Grosvenor Rd,, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DJ - Visit now

Abode Chester offers unique and stylish accommodation in the heart of the city, close to England’s oldest working racecourse.

Abode Hotel Chester

Where to go in Cheshire

The Waverley Hotel
Crewe
Hotel
The Waverley Hotel

The hotel is in a quiet location but just a stroll away from the many pubs and restaurants on the Nantwich Road & surrounding areas. Within walking distance of the town centre, where the Lyceum Theatre, the Limelight Club and other entertainments can be found.

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa
Crewe
Hotel
Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa is a 4 AA red star Country House Hotel with 70 well-appointed bedrooms, event suites, restaurant and spa.

Crewe Hall
Crewe
Hotel
Crewe Hall

Crewe Hall is a 17th century mansion and Grade I listed hotel surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of Cheshire.

Abode Hotel Chester
Chester
Hotel
Abode Chester

Unique, stylish accommodation in the heart of the city of Chester. With unparalleled views of England’s oldest working racecourse, the contemporary Abode Chester offers a warm welcome in the heart of the city.

Mill Hotel & Spa, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Mill Hotel & Spa

Situated on an historic Roman site, the Mill Hotel & Spa was opened by its present owners in 1987. The original Griffiths Cornmill building dates from 1830 and great care has been taken to sympathetically incorporate many of the original architectural features during the conversion into a hotel.

Stone Villa hotel, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Stone Villa

Stone Villa, built around 1850, is located in an attractive suburb just 0.8 miles from the centre of the city and its famous walls.

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City
Chester
Hotel
Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City

There are 64 modern, spacious serviced apartments to choose from, including five stunning Penthouse Suites with their balconies overlooking the famous Chester Racecourse.

Macclesfield
Hotel
Shrigley Hall Hotel

The Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa is an elegant Georgian country house, set in 262 acres of grounds on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Macclesfield
Hotel
Mottram Hall

For those looking for luxury, Mottram Hall is a hotel, spa, restaurant and golf course set within 270 acres of landscaped gardens.

Macclesfield
Hotel
Hollin House Hotel

Originally built in 1870, Hollin House Hotel & Restaurant is located just outside of the historic town of Bollington, and a short five minute drive from Macclesfield.

Edgar House hotel, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Edgar House

Edgar House is a fine period Georgian house which has been lovingly refurbished to create Chester’s award winning premier small luxury hotel – just for adults.

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