Mill Hotel & Spa Destination Chester

Pool Mill Hotel & Spa Destination Chester

The Mill Hotel and Spa in Chester is located alongside the Shropshire Union Canal, 5 minutes’ walk from Chester Station. It offers 5 eateries and a leisure centre with a pool.

Accommodation is in 2 wings on either side of the canal, joined by a glass walled footbridge. Rooms feature satellite TVs, free internet access and bathrooms with showers and hairdryers.

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Guests can dine at the award-winning Canaletto Restaurant, the Brasserie Flambé Steak Restaurant, Rialto Wine & Dine and the Real Ale Bar. Guests can also enjoy a meal and a cruise along the canal on the hotel’s unique broad-beam Restaurant Cruiser.

The Health Club boasts a spa bath, sauna and steam room. There is also a modern gym, regular fitness classes, a hair salon and a beauty spa offering a range of treatments.

Chester Racecourse is less than a 10-minute walk away. Chester Zoo is within a 10-minute drive of the hotel.


Rialto Bar & Lounge

The Rialto is a canal side bar serving a fantastic range of gastro pub style food all day from the Chefs grill menu or lighter bites including sandwiches, salads, cakes and barista style coffees from the bar menu.  With over 2000 guest beers per year, 12 hand pumps and a extensive wine and cocktail list, it’s the perfect place to sit back and relax.  Featured in the good beer guide, the Rialto has regular live sport and an outdoor canal side seating area.

Opening Times

Breakfast and coffee from 8:30am
Casual Dining – Sunday to Thursday 12:00pm – 2:00pm & 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday – 12:00pm – 9:30pm
Lite Bites – Monday to Sunday – 11:00am – 10:00pm

Canaletto Restaurant

The beautiful canalside restaurant is perfect for any occasion.  Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a celebration with Loved ones.  It is open for Lunch and Dinner Monday to Sunday.  Every Friday in the Canaletto Restaurant is Steak Night where you can purchase a steak from the steak night menu and receive a FREE 250ml glass of house wine.  All steaks are served with homemade chips, along with your choice of sauce: Woodland Mushroom, Madeira Wine or Au Poivre Sauce.  The following steaks are available to choose from:

  • Prime Fillet Steak 8oz – £19.50
  • Prime Sirloin Steak 8oz – £16.50
  • Prime Rib-eye Steak 12oz – £17.50
  • Surf and Turf – £21.00

Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a 3-course Sunday Lunch in the canalside restaurant with dishes to suit all tastes and finished with a serving of coffee.  Price £18 per person.

Afternoon Tea

Served in The Rialto Bar & Lounge you can choose from a classic or vegetarian menu which come with a selection of finger sandwiches, cakes, scones, teas & coffee.  Served between 2:00pm – 4:30pm daily.


See Chester from a unique perspective.  The Hotel’s Restaurant Cruiser sets sail for four course & coffee lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

All food served aboard the Lunch and Dinner Cruises are freshly prepared in the Hotel’s kitchen. The starters are served as you sail away along the Shropshire Union Canal towards the Northgate Lock. The main course is then served as you continue your cruise to Hoole Lane Lock and beyond, before returning to the hotel where your voyage ends.

Seating up to 50 people, the cruiser has a licensed bar and is available for exclusive use and private hire subject to availability.

Hotel Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Gym
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Private Parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £7.50 per day
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Pets are not allowed
  • On-site coffee house
  • Kids meals available
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Express Check-In / Check-Out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning (additional charge)
  • Laundry (additional charge)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge / TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Newspapers (additional charge)
  • Room service


The Mill Hotel has limited parking in a small car park outside the front of the Hotel.

Check In / Check Out Time

Check-In is from 14:00 hours and Check-Out is by 11:00 hours.


Road Directions

Only 4 minutes walk from Chester station.

Approx. 4 miles from Chester Zoo

Public Transport Directions

Only 4 minutes walk from Chester station.

Public Transport to Chester Zoo: Mill Hotel is an 8-minute walk to the Bus Interchange Station. Take the 1 or X1 directly to the zoo entrance.

Contact Information

Telephone Number – 01244 350 035
Email Address –
Website –

Address & Map

Mill Hotel & Spa Destination Chester, Milton Street, Chester, CH1 3NF


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