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Grosvenor Hotel

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“historic hotel”(6 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 29 January 2018

Stayed here for a couple of nights for an event in Timaru. It's a funny little hotel with decorative art on display or built in to the decor. Has a historic feel but the rooms do need modernising. For what it is, there's nothing wrong...More

Thank Michael W
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 30 January 2018

Greetings Mr. Michael W Thank you for your kind review. From all of us here at The Grosvenor, we wish you well. Faithfully, Team Grosvenor

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

One of New Zealand's greatest iconic 19th century buildings, this hotel was a beauty on it's own. Only pity was as stayed for one night. The hotel came with an old school lift which left me totally amused. Room was clean and spacious.More

Thank SaedahSulaiman
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 25 January 2018

Assamualaikum Ms. Sulaiman Thank you kindly for your kind words. The Grosvenor is genuinely one of the last historical hotel there is in this region. We are glad that you managed to see the funny side of the lift. We wish you safe travels. Faithfully...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Timaru is a small town and therefore the choice of hotels is limited. I was disappointed that the hotel website and summary of its hotel did not in my opinion reflect an accurate picture of reality. On arrival at the hotel we drove into the...More

Thank JamesTW2013
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 13 January 2018

Greetings James Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Grosvenor. Sorry to hear about your experience, where your vehicle was parked happened to be the service area to our hotel. It is located on the south side of the building....More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

After flying into Christchurch, I travelled down to Timaru as my first stop on my journey. A lovely old hotel (they have to work with what they have) I really enjoyed my stay. I stayed the night they got their liquor licence back, and many...More

Thank sallygg1
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 26 December 2017

Greetings Sallygg1 Thank you for taking your time to write a review for The Grosvenor. Thank you for clarifying to the readers that our beer is flowing again, and that our regular patrons are celebrating the occasion with our staff. We are glad that our...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Pleasant, clean room. Poor thought from the plumber for putting the toilet pan 300mm (12") from the wall..... Proper fittings could increase this space so as not to be resting your head on the wall in front of you!! Bed was clean and comfortable and...More

Thank Evets647
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 25 December 2017

Greetings Evets647 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Grosvenor. Firstly, our Gastropub's License has been renewed and the need is flowing once again. Configurations for hotel rooms here are all different due to it being a historical hotel. 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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