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Grosvenor Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
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“historic hotel”(6 reviews)
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All reviewshistoric hotelsingle roomfirst floorfree wifibed was comfortablemiddle of townreception arearoom was largecentral locationa great stayold schoolthe main streetcouple of nightsbit datedcaroline bayexcellent locationstayed one night
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

what a lovely old building externally-lots of character.After a very friendly and quick check in we used the lift-a taste of bygone days which is i think partly what this hotel is about.The corridors are quirky decorated but the room was lovely-very mute colours,comfy bed...More

Thank malcTorbay
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 18 April 2017

Greetings malcTorbay Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review on The Grosvenor. We appreciate your kind words. That meant the world to us. As you know, hospitality industry is a double edged sword. We have praises and criticisms on equal measures....More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I recently booked in to The Grosvenor for two nights. I was very happy. It is a great old hotel and a landmark in Timaru. The rooms are clean. Bathroom was immaculate. I was there for two relatively cold evenings and the room was heated...More

Thank sideshowbob3
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 12 April 2017

Greetings Sideshow Bob Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your positivity. It is refreshing to get compliments for things that we do well and not merely hearing complaints for things that we could have done better. We send you...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Booked on line and all looked satisfactory until we were given our room. Rooms,corridors etc old,dated and had that stale smell. Absolutely nothing like the pictures in the web site. Another couple walked out just prior to us as well.Very disappointing and totally false advertising.More

Thank jollyr57
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 5 April 2017

Greetings jollyr57 How are we supposed to have false advertising in New Zealand? The Law is there to protect consumers. All photos on Booking.com were taken by its own manager. Photos on Tripadvisor were posted by guests. We have Suites, Superior Rooms and Standard Rooms....More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Located in the center of Timaru, this hotel surprises with a colorful decor, which in our case culminated in a pop-art like painting of a cigar-smoking goose that loomed above the double bed, and a blue disco-light stripe along the panorama window onto the parking...More

Thank martinrummel
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 5 April 2017

Greetings martinrummel Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our King Suite 215. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. There are a lot of cafes within walking distance away from The Grosvenor. While we provide coffee, it's...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch on our way through Timaru. The staff were very friendly and gave advice on things to do in town. We had fish for lunch (both battered and grilled) which were both cooked beautifully.

Thank pkks11
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 5 April 2017

Greetings pkks11 Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a positive review on us. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself. Safe travels. Faithfully Ping LIM The Proprietor

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