Chester & Cheshire


The Gateway to Wales Hotel is the ideal venue for short stay and weekend breaks in Cheshire.


With fantastic links to Chester city centre and nearby Cheshire, you're sure never to get bored!

Chester is full of historic character yet is still a fashionable and vibrant destination. Chester’s cobbled streets are full of great shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars - a great location for singles, couples and families.


Things to look out for in Chester


Some great Chester attractions include:

  • Chester Races - a great day out for family, friends and colleagues - visit website
  • Chester Cathedral - a living community of prayer and worship in Chester - visit website 
  • Chester Zoo - Fun for all the family, 12,000 animals and 400 different species - visit website
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet - Designer labels at discount prices - visit website
  • Blue Planet Aquarium - An experience everyone can enjoy - visit website
  • River Dee Cruise - Cruise along the beautiful River Dee - visit website
  • Ness Gardens - Beautiful botanical gardens all year round - visit website


Things to look out for in Cheshire


Cheshire is a picturesque county peppered with market towns, villages and countryside with an array of attractions and destinations. Things to look out for include:


  • Traditional market towns - we recommend Burton Village, Syal, Wincle, Hartford, Swettenham. For more information visit
  • Equestrian Cheshire - The perfect way to enjoy Cheshire is on horseback.
  • Cheshire’s Waterways - The Chester Ring is made up 97 beautiful locks and an ideal destination for narrow boat trips.
  • Cheshire Gardens - Whatever the season Cheshire Gardens offer colour and beauty, Tatton Park Gardens was voted one of Britain’s best.


For more information about attractions in Chester and Cheshire, please send us an enquiry >


To book, please use our online booking engine above for our Best Available Rate.


At a glance

  • Free, high speed Wi-Fi
  • Modern, comfortable bedrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Health club & swimming pool 
  • Free parking
  • Free room hire

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