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Grosvenor Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
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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 17 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. The bed was really hard and uncomfortable and the pillows were terrible. Clean rooms but basic and boring. The bathrooms are very outdated made clear even more so by the rooms having recently been recarpeted and painted. The food downstairs...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Greetings Elizabeth M Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Grosvenor. Our hotel comprises of Standard Room, Superior Room, and Suites. So, more expensive rooms would have better amenities than the standard rooms. Renovation at The Grosvenor has been ongoing...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Had a wedding to attend at Labour Weekend, so booked into the Grosvenor in Timaru for two nights. We booked the Queen Suite, where the Queen had stayed back in the 1954. Upon arriving, we noticed that the exterior was in serious need of paint...More

Thank SouthernFoody1957
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Greetings SouthernFoody1957 Thank you for taking the time to write a heart felt review upon The Grosvenor. Yes, there's much that could be added into Room 101 (Queen Suite, the room that Her Majesty herself rested during her Jubilee visit). The only gripe is that...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A little disappointed with this hotel, on check we were not receive with the enthusiasm one would have expected from this historic hotel. While the room had been refurbished and clean there was no atmosphere created with the refurbishment. No fridge in the room and...More

Thank David G
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Greetings David G We are disappointed for not meeting your expectation. The Grosvenor is graded as a 3-star hotel by Qualmark, national standard by New Zealand Tourism Board. Due to our sustainability policy, fridge is available on request. We don't believe a fridge needs to...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to stay as we tired after a full day traveling, unfortunately we didn't find the room comfortable and checked out. The staff were faultless, the Hotel had character, especially the old style lift. It is an old style...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The floor tilted . The floor creaked. The bathroom was old, old, old - I had to climb up into the shower and my head nearly hit the roof. On the plus side the bed was comfy. And the room was clean. There were weird...More

1  Thank Styly_Girl
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 4 October 2017

Greetings Styly-Girl Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We appreciate all the kind things that you said about the Grosvenor. Our Superior Room bathrooms are all revamped, and your description tells me that you have booked inside a Standard room. If...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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