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Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:06:26

Our first wedding anniversary is coming up in June and we're looking at going away for a night.
We're torn between 2 hotels.. One is in the lakes and really expensive but looks beautiful although the room & bathroom are quite small and there is only a single bath.
The other is in Chester (which we have been saying we want to go to for a while) but a cheaper hotel. It has 4 stars on trip advisor and although looks a little more basic than the other the suite im looking at is massive and has a big double jacuzzi bath.
They both have good reviews although some for the second hotel say it's a little dated but clean & comfortable..
We want it to be special but at the same time we're not loaded and the week before we're going away with the DCs for a week...
I know I know this is a first world problem but I'm torn and need help...

Kissesgingers Wed 19-Apr-17 21:10:06

Er simple, if you're planning to bath together, Chester! 2 adults in an ordinary size bath is a giggle fest, not romantic!

Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:13:53

I do like the double jacuzzi but don't know if it's the main factor.. the other one is big but not as big

Chloe84 Wed 19-Apr-17 21:14:51

I think we have to see the hotels...

Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:21:58

This is the first one..

John4703 Wed 19-Apr-17 21:22:14

Er simple, if you're planning to bath together, Chester! be careful the result of that was our fourth child
The Chester option sounds great and romantic and I know Chester well and it is a great place to visit.

Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:22:21

And this is the second.,

Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:23:16

Hmm... let's try again.. this is the Chester one..

Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 21:24:11

Oh no john !! 2 is more than enough for us....

TheseAreTheGoodOldDays Wed 19-Apr-17 21:50:10

Ooo Chester gets my vote! Looks lovely smile

Kissesgingers Wed 19-Apr-17 21:52:51

Unless you are both very short, the sloping ceiling in the "not Chester" hotel bathroom will drive you bonkers. I vote Chester again!

PaperdollCartoon Wed 19-Apr-17 21:54:47

That bath is amazing. I'd choose the bath. We spent our anniversary once in a hotel with a bathtub in the room, it was amazing. I had 3 baths in less than 24 hours.

londonrach Wed 19-Apr-17 21:56:05

Second!! The first i really dont like. Whats with the bathroom, blue lights and the bedroom is tiny

Mumteedum Wed 19-Apr-17 21:56:29

Err no bathroom door on first one? Yuck. You'll kill the mood when one of you needs a poo. sorry. Too practical for my own good.

Shortdarkandfeisty Wed 19-Apr-17 21:56:29

First hotel looks a lot nicer

AlcoholAndIrony Wed 19-Apr-17 21:58:25


Mrsglitterfairy Wed 19-Apr-17 22:09:45

I didn't even think about the ceiling in the bathroom, DH is 6'2 so he'll end up with a hunch!
Eew I didn't notice the no door on the posh hotel, bugger that I need privacy going to the loo.
Chester it is I think then.

EatMySparks Thu 20-Apr-17 01:12:57

Another vote for Chester here ...Looks lovely and spacious. Enjoy!

Coastalcommand Thu 20-Apr-17 06:36:10

Chester is lovely and romantic too. We liked bar lounge and grill on the alley.

HookandSwan Thu 20-Apr-17 06:37:52

Was going to vote lakes as my aunt and uncle love it up there. But now I'm saying Chester!! That looks stunning.

Donthate Thu 20-Apr-17 06:43:48

I don't love either. What is your budget. I bet someone on here can recommend a gem.

Mrsglitterfairy Thu 20-Apr-17 08:44:52

I only wanted to spend around £150 for the night.. The first one is more but the Chester one is slightly less

Mrsglitterfairy Thu 20-Apr-17 08:45:27

Meant to add, if someone can recommend somewhere nice, ideally in or around Chester for around that price it would be fab.

moonchild77 Thu 20-Apr-17 08:46:47

I know the hotel you are thinking of in Chester. It's 12 miles away from Chester.

ShatnersWig Thu 20-Apr-17 08:49:25

Does your OH know that the nest of vipers is choosing the location for his anniversary?

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