A modern friendly Chester hotel with free WiFi and parking plus a health club and heated swimming pool Holiday Inn® Chester - South hotel is less than three miles from Chester city centre. There are direct trains to London from Chester railway station 10 minutes' drive away. The hotel is just off the A55 and close to the M53 and M56 motorways. John Lennon Liverpool Airport and Manchester Airport are both 35 minutes away by car. Buses to Chester stop near the hotel. You can spot gibbons and rhinos at Chester Zoo six miles away. Take a stroll along the River Dee less than two miles from the hotel. Explore medieval Chester Cathedral which dates back to 1092 less than 10 minutes away by car. Or discover the north Wales coastline within easy reach of the hotel. Looking for a venue for your next conference wedding reception or birthday party? Host your event in one of the hotel's three flexible naturally lit event spaces which can cater for up to 70 people. Business guests are a short stroll from meetings at Chester Business Park. Start the day with a hearty buffet breakfast. Take a fitness class and swim laps at the on-site Spirit Health Club or wind down in the whirlpool and the steam room. Enjoy a drink and a snack with friends in the modern open Lobby Lounge. Kids stay and eat free. All guests enjoy free parking and free WiFi.