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Grosvenor Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
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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 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

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Excellent location close to Intercity Bus/Atomic Shuttle Bus Stops by Timaru Train Station and the i-site, in the centre of the city. Some good cafes/restaurants nearby. Very friendly staff who had a room ready for me even when I arrived 2 hours earlier than the...More

Thank A Y
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 9 March 2018

Greetings A Y You have just made our day!! Feel the love. Stay safe and we send you good karma. Faithfully Team Grosvenor

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This hotel was booked as part of a round NZ package so I don't know the actual cost of the one night stay. The room was clean with what looked like a new carpet but it was vary sparsely furnished - nothing like the photos...More

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Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Greetings tr250man Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Grosvenor. Unlike a business hotel where all rooms are identical, all room configurations at the Grosvenor are different due to it being a historical hotel. We can't mispresent our hotel rooms...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

From the exterior the hotel looks dated and earthquake prone, I hope the building is above code! Rooms are some what dated and the bed was terrible even though my room stated superior. Don't bother using the Wi-Fi, it was useless!! I ended up using...More

Thank Wand3rlustKiwi
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Greetings SanjTripNZ Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Grosvenor. In New Zealand, unless we get Building Compliance from the local Council, we won't be able to run this place as an accommodation. Any buildings will be earthquake prone in...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I Had to make a trip to Timaru on short notice, I googled "Pet friendly accommodation" and The Grosvenor came up. I called and booked a room, i let them know i would be bringing a small dog with me. When i checked in later...More

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Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 28 February 2018

Greetings Lisaandpepe Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Grosvenor. The definition of our "pet friendly accommodation" meant that we allow our guests to bring in their own pets to stay at the hotel, subject to our Front Office staff...More

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