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Grosvenor Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“historic hotel”(6 reviews)
“single room”(4 reviews)
“first floor”(9 reviews)
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All reviewshistoric hotelsingle roomfirst floorfree wifibed was comfortablemiddle of townreception arearoom was largea great stayold schoolthe main streetcouple of nightscentral locationbit datedcaroline bayexcellent locationstayed one night
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes we paid for the basic room, yes it is reasonably priced and mostly quiet (until the street sweepers start at 5am), but although the hotel prides itself that the Queen stayed there I am sure Lizzie has not been back. Rooms are dated. Ours...More

Thank martin m
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Martyjm Thank you for taking the time to review the Grosvenor. Correct, Her Majesty the Queen hasn't been back. Afterall, She has an Empire that she needs to attend to. That being said, we have letters from her Lady-in-Waiting and also, a letter from...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We finished up in a standard room which was quite small with no chairs no desktop and only a bar fridge top to use as a table we paid $120 for the night,the laminex in the shower recess was in very poor condition.On the good...More

Thank pinnacles48
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings Pinnacles48 Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Grosvenor. We are appreciative that you enjoyed your meals in our Gastropub. When it comes to amenities, Suite will always be superior to Superior Room, and Superior Room would be better...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we booked and specifically asked for a view which was was lacking as for the hotel yes it was charming as has character but really needs updating on the outside the bathroom was nice except the toilet wasnt clean as we stayed two nights milk...More

Thank tracybogle
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings Tracybogle Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion about the Grosvenor with the world. Whenever guests have requests, we are obliged to attend to their needs, BUT subject to availability. It is not doing us any favour for not giving you...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

This hotel was built in 1875 and in some respects this really shows flaking external paint unpleasant entry and many rooms looked pretty basic However there is one huge room called the Queen room which has been renovated and is huge. The Queen slept in...More

Thank CliveP-T
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 12 March 2018

Greetings Clive Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Yes, we have King Suite (215) and Queen Suite (101) that are truly special. Suffice to say, we have something for everybody - budget and comfort wise. Stay safe. Faithfully Team...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

I booked this place in the hope that it would have character and charm. It is an old hotel with mixed reviews on here. It sadly has no charm and has seen better days there has been some attempt to modernize the place in some...More

Thank NZ-B3n
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 12 March 2018

Greetings NZ-B3n Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Grosvenor. It is a polarizing hotel. Either you love it or you hate it. We have two camps of guests too - the type that loves what we have done thus...More

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"Make sure you get a room with table and chairs."
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"Try to get the Queen room as it only costs a small extra amount. If not available on hotel website try..."
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"Rooms at back of hotel are quiet but no view."
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"Don't get a room near the housekeepers store"
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