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Forest Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just when you think The Forest couldn't get any better, they are now specialising in Gin's to outdo any other local places! The prices are competitive and the gins are wonderful complete with limes, lemons, strawberries etc all served up in a wonderful fishbowl glass with all the accessories. A wonderful experience served by, as always lovely friendly staff. Cannot...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you are enjoying our new range of gins, just had to order extra fishbowl glasses to keep up with the demand!! Thank you Gina for your review

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue for our daughters christening, all the staff were very friendly and attentive, nothing was too much trouble. Food excellent. Over all a lovely day at a lovely venue. Thanks again to all the staff.

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, we are so glad that you enjoyed your event here

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic wedding at The Forest. All the way from initial planning through to the day itself every detail was delivered by the superb team. The attentive staff delivered great service, the food was delicious and the DJ really got the party going. Ourselves and our guests had a brilliant day and we thoroughly recommend The Forest to...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that we were able to look after you and your guests on such an important weekend, it was a pleasure and we are so glad you had such a memorable time.

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My company booked me into this hotel for three nights. It is right opposite the Dorridge station, so catching a train from London (Marylebone Station) was really easy and quick. My room (number 2) was situated above the pub with windows that opened over the patio area. As it was a sunny Sunday, the area was full and rather noisy...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Bernice for taking the time to write your review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your compliments about the service and food

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Our visit was one for a wedding party and overnight stay. It was so nearly perfect! Bed and breakfast is not cheap at £110 per room but great staff, lovely atmosphere, very good breakfast ... what could be wrong? I don't think all rooms are the same but ours, room 1, was quite cramped and there was ceaseless noise til...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

We strive to get it all right so I am sorry about your bedroom comments but I am glad that you enjoyed the wedding here. Room 1 is described as a small double, the rooms do all differ, it is our only small double and the smallest room.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We got married at the Forest Hotel in November 2016. We all loved the venue, the food was (as always) outstanding and the staff - notable Katie - were first rate. Would overwhelmingly recommend to anyone.

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Lee, we loved looking after you on your wedding day and appreciate your time writing your review. Katie is a lovely, efficient wedding coordinator we agree!!

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night,a large number of our party stayed the night after a marriage blessing party.....l have to say l have stayed in cheap b&b rooms that were more worth the money than the room we were given,Room 1.....l was expecting such a lot but was so disappointed,the room was tiny for a double so much so...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie R, I appreciate you taking the time to write your review but would like to make the following observations. Room 1 is indeed our smallest room and is described as such in all of our promotional material, but as you were part of a wedding celebration the bride had done the room allocation. Perhaps it would not have...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Have been staying here regularly in recent years whenever I'm in the area, mostly visiting the NEC - only an easy 12 minute drive away, in the opposite direction in rush hours to the heavy flow of Birmingham traffic. Clean, stylish, warm and cosy rooms, just 12, with a decent breakfast of high quality ingredients. The adjoining restaurant is somewhat...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jarfie, Thank you very much for leaving another review after your latest visit. I have looked into your room reservation history and can see that you did request a quiet room. Unfortunately as the furniture show was on at the NEC we were full with longer stay guests that had already been allocated the specific rooms you have mentioned,sorry....

Hexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed here and delivered training and was very happy. Whoever put this hotel together had clearly given it lots of thought. Lovely rooms with a homely feel. The food was superb and beautifully presented (a little rich for the travelling man looking for healthy options but that is nitpicking). The training facilities were spot on as were the professional, well...

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian G, Thank for taking the time to post your lovely review. Hopefully we can look after you again in 2017. Best wishes

Shirley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Twenty of the family had a lovely meal last Saturday 12/11/16 at the Forest The service was excellent, couldn't fault it Everybody was very friendly and professional All of the family commented on what a lovely night they had Thank you Roger

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Tracy P, Owner at Forest Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roger, Sorry for delay in responding but thank you for a great review and I am pleased that you had a great night with your family. Kind regards

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Forest Restaurant
The Forest Restaurant
Cuisines: Contemporary
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
12 bedroomed privately owned boutique hotel with a restaurant listed in Good Food Guide and Michelin serving modern european food in relaxed surroundings. Buzzy bar with an interesting wine list and 3 real ales. Great position for NEC and Birmingham International Airport, opposite Dorridge station with direct links to London Marylebone and Birmingham Moor Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Hotel

Address: 25 Station Approach, Dorridge, Solihull B93 8JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Solihull > Dorridge
Price Range: €118 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Forest Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 7 - ceiling fan very good”
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“Room 7 was ace!”
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“Avoid rooms 8 and 10 for noise, not sure about the other ones”
GBZASING, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Opposite Dorridge train station easy commute to Solihull, Birmingham, London”
BK1875, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room 10 if you want a nice view.”
AndrewH937, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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