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The Boathouse & Riverside Rooms

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21 The Groves, Chester CH1 1SD England See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews the pub car park overlooking the river rowing club large fan beer garden fresh milk in a flask floating pontoon great location by the river rooms overlook river dee lovely comfy bed grosvenor park pay and display modern bathroom full english walk in shower
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Reviewed today via mobile

Take a walk along the river dee and you come to the boathouse. Lovely pub inside and out. Plenty of seating inside and out. Including beach hut booths and a floating bar. Sit outside in the sun watching the boats go by. Food great and...More

Thank chrismc43
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night and will stay again. Rooms surround a car park by the river, trust the sat nav to find it as signage is a little poor. If you are staying you don't need to buy a parking ticket, just give your...More

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for one night and it was a Lovely big room with a great selection of tea and coffee making facilities (go to the pub for fresh milk), a lovely big comfy bed (albeit a little too warm for our tastes), a desk...More

Thank LittleMissMerry
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was excellent, but sadly the Sunday roasts were very disappointing. The portion was small. Two small slices of beef but edged with fat, so not even able to eat the complete slice. The roast veg were also disappointing - the majority being swede,...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a lovely one night stay here for my partner's birthday. The room (14) was spacious, impeccably clean and beautifully decorated with a nautical theme. Breakfast and our evening meal were delicious. We enjoyed the cosy atmosphere in the restaurant and the views across...More

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The Boathouse is a unique pub with 21 riverside bedrooms perfectly situated right on the river Dee in Chester. In 2015 we added Chester's first 'floating beer garden' to our already scenic outside terrace which has kept The Boathouse evolving and adding a real wow factor. We are proud to serve JW Lees beer & also offer a selection of fine wines from around the world served by the glass or bottle. Our Sunday roast has the reputation as being arguably the best in town and our menu offers a wide variety of tasty dishes served all day every day including breakfast & brunch.

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US$116 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandChester
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27 January 2018|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed for two nights too and they did not charge us for parking . Good luck . Don’t think you need to book Parking in advance but won’t hurt
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"Don't expect a River View - You'll be lucky to the only one with view"
3 days ago
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"Rooms south side are quiter"
1 week ago
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"Upper floor best"
11 Sep 2018
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"Room 3 I am guessing is the only room where you can get a view of the river"
27 Aug 2018
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