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Conference Aston Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aston Street | The Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, England (Formerly Aston Business School Conference Centre)
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Ranked #77 of 140 hotels in Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
iankaye01 Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed there on monday night good rooms difficult to find jast leep walking and you will find went into rest monday evening good choice of menu and the food was great well tuesday breakfast complete opposite food in turins with candles underneath meaning food already luke warm went to get a plate cold wanted a fried egg told to sit... More

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london, UK
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129 reviews 129 reviews
76 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a little far out from the centre, but a pleasant enough area and 10-15 mins walk from Snow Hill station. It felt very empty and lacking atmosphere on this summer weekend, although it was nice and quiet. Reception was fine and breakfast staff very helpful, and the breakfast meal itself was fine with hot dishes cooked to order in... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the main problems other reviewers have had is that this hotel was difficult to find. Getting there was fairly straight forward however it wasn't well signposted that the hotel and business school were the same building, however as I was attending a TEFL course in the business school, this worked out rather well. The staff were friendly, polite... More

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is ok if you are attending a meeting on Aston campus. It is convenient, and general facilities are fine. The room was a standard(ish) small hotel-type room, with TV, tea and coffee, tolietries, and free (slow) wi-fi. The pricing was good and at less than £70 a night I felt fair. However, two main flaws made me stay... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a conference this accommodation was recommended. For £90 I had booked a hotel room, with wifi, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, in the newly reopened hotel. But I, and my fellow delegates have been shocked to find we are in student flats, with basic facilities, no TV, no wifi and no drinks making facilities. On complaining... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed here last week for a business conference for one night. It was very nice. The room was spacious and clean and was adequate. The staff is where this hotel shines. The waitresses who were serving our evening meals (To 160 of us) were friendly and smiling and very helpful) Then the next morning when I went for breakfast... More

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Corsham, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed here on a Sunday/ Monday business event. As mentioned by others, the accommodation is along dormitory lines, but imagine that at a good Travelodge standard. The room was clean, smart, had all the standard Freeview channels, and the breakfast was well presented. Phenomenely fast free wifi, I downloaded a 550mb BBC iPlayer programme, in under 10 minutes. The... More

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed here for seven days on business earlier this month and have to say that on balance I really didn't enjoy myself. Many of the staff were exceptional, and certainly did their best to deal with some of the issues but the accumulation of them leaves me very reluctant to advise people to stay there. First, the positives. Room... More

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Paul B, Public Relations Manager at Conference Aston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your experience with the hotel, I am pleased to hear that your feedback on the team is so positive and have ensured that this is passed on. I'm sorry to hear that other areas of your stay fell so short of expectation, we are always looking to improve our guests' experience... More

Bude, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed here as part of a conference, loud music til midnight. Couldn't shut windows-jammed and too hot in room!!Reception not interested, barely apologised! Impossible to find, not even labelled when standing right outside it. Swimming pool shut on evening I stayed-useless!

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Paul B, Public Relations Manager at Conference Aston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry to hear that your stay at the hotel fell short of expectation, this is certainly not the standard that we would hope to deliver. I have passed on your comments to the appropriate teams to ensure we are providing a responsive and helpful service should such issues arise for guests staying in... More

Keighley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have just attended a weekend workshop at the Aston and what a surprise. The staff were excellent with good old fashioned service. Everyone one of them genuinely loved their job and took such a pride in the place. On the desk to greet me was Justin who could have not been more helpful at the end of a very... More

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Paul B, Public Relations Manager at Conference Aston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to feedback on your time at the hotel, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that it was so positive within the hotel and the conference centre, particularly with the team. I have passed your kind comments on to each of the teams regarding your stay and we look... More

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Address: Aston Street | The Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, England (Formerly Aston Business School Conference Centre)
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Conference Aston Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Aston Business School Conference Centre Hotel Birmingham
Aston Birmingham
Birmingham Aston

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#22 Luxury Hotel in Birmingham
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stylish city centre hotel, based on the Aston University campus in Birmingham. Located within the Aston Business School building, the hotel offers 163 four star standard bedrooms, a mix of single, double, twin rooms and suites, all ensuite with free WiFi, LED televisions and all of the comforts you would need when you're away from home. The hotel is perfectly situated for Birmingham and Midland attractions with the city centre within walking distance and other Midland regions close by. The hotel is approximately 20 minutes' walk from New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill train stations, 9 miles from Birmingham Airport and less than a mile from Junction 6 of the M6. Pay and display parking is available onsite. As part of Birmingham's largest residential conference centre, the hotel is ideal for business travellers. Hotel guests also have free use of the adjacent Woodcock Sports Centre, housing Birmingham's oldest swimming pool within a stunningly restored Victorian sports centre. An extensive gymnasium, squash courts and fitness studios are also available. ... more   less 
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