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Grosvenor Hotel

26 Cains Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand
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Sydney
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113 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a historical buliding with a nice welcoming feel to it. Set just a block away from Timaru's main shopping strip Stafford St, it's close to everything that Timaru offers so the location is great. Free parking is available directly opposite the hotel entrance, though it's not immediately clear the parking lot is specifically for the Grosvenor.... More 

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Craigieburn, Australia
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80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on New Years Eve 2015 and really enjoyed it. It's a unique and authentic place to stay. Great location to the main street - walking distance. Our room was quite large and the bathroom was great. Really impressed with the shower pressure - was the only hotel we stayed in on our South Island road trip that... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an elderly hotel that has had a modern art makeover (award winning!), but vivid Mondrian-esque décor in an old building may not be to everyone's tastes. The bar/restaurant was decorated in a way perhaps more in keeping with the building itself. Staff always seemed to be busy elsewhere when we wanted to check in and out, and we... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is fine for one night. We had a Superior King room but this was small like a standard room... ....There was no fridge or table for making drinks. Our room was next to a public balcony so there was a lot of noise. We did have an excellent meal in the Hotel restaurant.

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Thank Steph_uknz
wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sir Rooms at The Grosvenor have a mixture or large and small rooms. Relatively speaking, they are still larger than "standard" hotel rooms these days. We are sorry that you are not happy with the size of the rooms. Due to the configuration of our hotel rooms, we provide side tables. We do put it on website that fridge... More 

Alexandra, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we set foot in the hotel we were given great service with informative information of their facilties and services. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed on Christmas day, however we have every intension to use that facility on our next visit. The interior of the passageways were very quirky and cool. The rooms were very comfortable and spacious... More 

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Thank jillfromalex
wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sir/Madam Thank you for your fine compliments. Our staff appreciates it. We are proactive with our page and we are constantly taking objective feedbacks on board to provide our guests with more fond memorable moments to stay with us. Do come again. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Arrive and there were no nearby carparks. Room had no fridge. Choose online to upgrade two levels to superior room turns out its just another small room with two singles pushed together. Waste of money that was. So No air con, but if you open the window you can hear the loud aircon external units that everyone else must have... More 

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings The standard protocol for The Grosvenor is our Front Office would inform you of our facilities. The first thing would be to mention to you about the FREE car park that is available to our guests across the road. It has been like this since the beginning of time. There are 147 reviews here at Tripadvisor and many of... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Spent one night at this hotel.....and don't really have anything to complain about. Old, but well kept. Right in the middle of town.....within walking distance of everything. If I ever pass that way again.....would certainly stay there.

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings We look forward to be of service to you again. Thank you for your kind words. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More 

København, Danmark
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I visited the hotel on a business trip. And a such the wifi is not quick enough. There is no place to work. The bed was comfortable however the pillows are simply too high for my taste. When using the kettle the power cuts of and there is no heating or tv. It was fine for one night.

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Thank soxfol
wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sir Wi-Fi at our establishment is at the absolute maximum capacity that is allowed within the law. We don't know what else that we can do to make the Wi-Fi go faster. As you know, when the hotel is full with people and when everybody is using the Wi-Fi, it is only logical that the net accessibility to be... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Stayed there one night. The facilities were comfortable. Made use of the bar for several drinks and then had a delicious meal in the restaurant. Very reasonable rates. There is a car park right across from the hotel

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings We are thankful that you enjoyed your stay. Do come again. Happy Festive Season. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More 

gold coast
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95 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Hotel right in the heart of Timaru. You won't find better value. Came to Timaru for a wedding and this place is central to everything. The rooms have just had a revamp. Freshly painted. New carpet. Great bed and pillows. Very spacious room even with a spare single bed. Reception lady was very friendly and helpful as was the housekeeping... More 

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Thank you for your kind words. That meant the world to us. We feel the LOVE. Have a pleasant day. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More 

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