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Grosvenor Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 Cains Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 18 hotels in Timaru
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great nights stay in Timaru over the weekend. Went for a night away from home, and had a great stay. The staff were absolutely fantastic, especially the front office staff. Had a meal on Saturday night in their bar, it was absolutely delicious!! We will be back again.

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Umea, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very happy with my stay at the Grosvenor hotel. The room was nice with great big and comfortable bed. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the food at the restaurant was excellent. The location is also very convenient. Overall, a great place to stay at and I would strongly recommend it!

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Madam We thank you wholeheartedly for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to serve you again in the future. Meanwhile, have a nice day. Faithfully, Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights. Room, although minimistic (plastic chair, no table or fridge), was clean and bed was comfortable. However, for price paid, excellent. Staff friendly. Had dinner there one night, excellent pan-fried blue cod - 2 large pieces perfectly cooked accompanied by (slightly over cooked) vegetables. Small, but interesting wine list. Cooked breakfast very good and plentifull, loved the bacon.... More

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Rob, thank you for your review. South Canterbury happened to be the food basket of New Zealand. And so, it's not hard for our chefs to come up with delicious food because the ingredients are fresh:) We do offer fridges for rooms but we have noted over the years that only a handful of people need fridges to store... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A town passed it's glory days. The Speights ale house is the main attraction. There is a very good restaurant called Zest in a former chapel. When we checked in we were given a room with frosted windows that opened on to a smoking balcony. Reception happy to move to a lovely 2nd floor room with coastal views.

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Ian Thank you for visiting the sleepy town of Timaru. It's a quaint village by international standard. We duly hope that you managed to get some rest and recreation at The Grosvenor. We are thankful that you are satisfied with our offering and we wish you safe travels. Sincerely, Ping LIM(The Proprietor) More

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

close to city and intercity bus to other destinations. shopping and cafes nearby, clean and ccomfortable rooms. fox channels in the rooms good reception. nice meals in hotel. close to the beach with nice walks.

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Glenn Thank you wholeheartedly for your kind words. We appreciate that you focus on the positive things that we have done well. We wish you a pleasant journey. We duly look forward to serve you again in the near future. Faithfully, Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just spent 2 nights here and found my single room very clean. A lovely comfy bed and plenty of instant hot water. Very central and handy to shops etc. The staff were friendly and helpful and I would be happy to stay here again next time.

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sir It has been a tremendous pleasure for us to attend to your needs. On behalf of all of us here at The Grosvenor, we thank you wholeheartedly. We pledge to continue upholding our high standard and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Ping LIM (Proprietor) More

Paris, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I am a regular being in Timaru three times a year for work. The staff is friendly and accomodating. The rooms are functional and tidy. The hotel is located on a quiet area as it is away from the main road. The town center, beach, parc, cinema and restaurants are within 5 minutes walk. All that for a very reasonable... More

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Helene Mel, our Front Office Lady or shall-I-say, our Director of First Impression remembers you. She's very excited upon getting your nice review:) Thank you for sharing with the world of what we are good at, value-for-money and its prime location. Yes, our staff is great too! We look forward to be of service to you again in the... More

Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stayed here for one night (New Years Eve). Clean room (bit dated), with a fridge and ensuite. Coffee making facilities. Flat screen TV. Close to main street (other end of side street) and about 10 minute walk to Caroline Bay boardwalk. Didn't try the restaurant so can't comment. Being NYE it was noisy until midnight and then all was quiet.... More

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Chez Happy New Year to you. We hope you had a wonderful time in Timaru. Thank you for your objective review. We appreciate it. Being a senior reviewer myself, I wish you further Happy Travels! Yours faithfully, Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Just returned from our trip away. We chose the Grosvenor on its good reviews and we weren't disappointed. Friendly welcome. Clean, nicely appointed rooms with trendy decor. Easy to walk around town or the bay from this hotel. This place lived up to expectations. The price was icing on the cake - $130 for the family using 2 adjoining rooms(2... More

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings there, Christchurch Mum Once again, thank you for your kind words. Our staff do read the reviews and we appreciate your objectivity regarding our location and being value-for-money. Humans are all the same. When we go to travelling, we simply want value-for-money; a comfy and clean place to lay our heads and yet, contactable with our loved ones via... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Don't let first apperances throw you. a good stopover between Picton and Mt Cook. Nice large clean rooms, quiet and friendly staff . Good value for money. In town and close to pleanty of eateries. Has a restaurant on site, although we didn't try it as we were a late arrival

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wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Ian, thank you for pointing out all the good attributes of the Grosvenor. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to serve you again in the near future. Happy Holidays. Faithfully, Ping LIM (The Proprietor) More

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Additional Information about Grosvenor Hotel

Address: 26 Cains Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 18 hotels in Timaru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Grosvenor Hotel 3*
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