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pentahotel Birmingham

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ernest Street Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NS, England (Formerly Ramada Encore Birmingham City) (Ladywood)
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Ranked #43 of 137 hotels in Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Mark H Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a Saturday night out on the town. Very close to the bull ring and about 5 mins walk to the mailbox. This hotel was perfect for our stay. The staff where very helpful and nothing seemed to much for them. All the staff took time to say hello and some had a laugh and a joke with... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thanks for the great review of your stay wiyh us in Birmingham. Hopefully we will see you regulary now & we very much look forward to meeting you! Best regards Ben More

Chesterfield
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed with friends so we could see a show at the NIA and do some shopping. There are some great features with this hotel but also some not-so-great features. Close to Bullring and Train Station but still a good walk to good restaurants and bars (over looking a couple of massage lounges). Taxi ride to Brindley Place. The bar,... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thanks for the review of your stay with us last weekend. I am sorry that we didnt quite manage to get everything perfect for you. As mentioned to other members, we are very close to starting work on our bedrooms which will include signature penta beds. Hopefully this will be enough for you to consider returning with your... More

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean, cheap, friendly staff and close to Birmingham city center. The breakfast was brilliant, the atmosphere was great inside the hotel bar areas, lovely vibe to chill out and play free pool in. Only downside was the bed was a little hard and the noise from other rooms came through the walls, but nothing too loud. Great place to stay... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again at penta Birmingham soon! Very best regards Ben More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here last Saturday night was pleasantly surprised after my wife told me what she had paid. Nice central location, handy for Brinklow Place and Hippodrome Theatre. The room had what you needed, comfortable bed, nice shower & clean. The worst thing was the bottom of the door in the bathroom was showing bad signs of wear from water and... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Scnozzer, Thanks for the great review of penta Birmingham. We agree, our breakfast is pretty special & is something we will continually try to improve. We are now very close to agreeing a date for improvement works in the bedroom areas which we are sure will bring the rest of hotel up to the same standard as the penta... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is in an ideal place- around 7 minutes to walk to the city centre. The hotel does not have the best scenery, next to a car wash and there are lots of derelict buildings in the area. The reception area is slightly odd. We thought we were entering the bar but it was actually the reception area. The... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us & hope that you will be back again soon! Very best regards Ben More

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having read the Tripadvisor reviews I knew to expect that the reception was in the style of a bar with check-in at the left side. The funky decor extended to the dining area on the first floor although my room was more neutral. The bed was comfortable and the room clean. The novel toiletries were a nice touch. The bottom... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Rich, Thanks for the kind feedback. We look forward to seeing you again in Birmingham! Best regards Ben More

Chichester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to city centre and New Street Station. Bedrooms are stark and absolutely characterless. Clean laminate floors, clean but slightly tired bathroom and remarkably firm bed with thin duvet. Big wall-mounted TV. Just an exposed rail for hanging clothes and no drawers etc for your undies and sox. Clean.... but utterly characterless. Reception is really odd - it's the far... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences of your stay with us in Birmingham. I am glad the team made you feel welcome & you were suitably impressed with the breakfast offering. I understand your comments about the check in area but ths is a key feature of penta hotels whereby we remove some of the... More

Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much enjoyed our stay , staff were excellent and couldn't do enough for us , food excellent and the popping candy cosmopolitans were amazing , rooms comfortable and clean and walk in shower very good , ideal location for city centre . Will definitely stay again.

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Ceris, Thanks for your kind feedback following your stay with us. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay & hope to see you again soon! Very best regards Ben More

London
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on business and was attracted by the location of the hotel, which is quite close to the centre of Birmingham. I walked into the hotel and was in the middle of a bar with a pool table, loud music and lots of people drinking. I thought I was in the wrong place so I walked out and... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Dear Bob, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us. We are different from the norm in many ways and I am sorry that we didn't quite get this across to you in the way in which we would have liked. There isn't necessarily a target market for the hotel, we are just trying to remove... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Won this Hotel stay via EDF Energy as part of a Personal Shopping Experience. Hubby and I checked in around 8pm. The "reception desk" is located at the end of the Bar. As soon as you walk into the hotel you are in the Bar area, which is very nicely decorated. Wasn't too busy as we were expecting it to... More

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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this review

Hi Sany, Thanks for the review of your stay with us. I appreciate the feedback in regards to the bathroom, we feature wet rooms throughout the hotel & there clearly must have been a fault with the bedroom you occupied as typically, the water will drain away from the bedroom area. I'm sorry that you also didn't get the service... More

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Additional Information about pentahotel Birmingham

Also Known As:
Ramada Encore Birmingham City Hotel
Ramada Encore Birmingham City Hotel Birmingham
Address: Ernest Street Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NS, England (Formerly Ramada Encore Birmingham City)
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Birmingham
#26 Business Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Birmingham 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Better because it’s BirminghamWe're less than a mile from the city centre, but a million miles away from the usual. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the pentahotel Birmingham. Just the tonic for the weary traveller, or the visitor who's rearing to go. Perfectly positioned to jump-start your visit to England's Second City. In fact pentahotel is much like Birmingham itself: relaxed, confident in its unique personality and right in the middle of it all! ... more   less 
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