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Great Barr Hotel
Ranked #83 of 118 Hotels in Birmingham
Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

I didn't stay over I went for a meal there with work for a grease tribute band they wasn't very good and the wait between courses was very bad but the food was enjoyable wasn't the best I've eaten and not worth £45

  • Stayed: December 2011
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2013

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Stayed for a conference Wednesday to Sunday. Staff helpful within their limitations. Food quality good although sometimes ran out of a particular item despite pre-ordering the previous evening.
Room clean warm and had everything needed.
Got the feeling this hotel is concentrating on group bookings. Groups well looked after but some n our group arrived a day early and were only offered cottage pie for evening meal. When we left on Sunday there was no lunch for those staying on. They were advised to go to a local pub!
In other words, within its limitations it was good but not so if you step outside group perimeters. I would not revisit as an individual

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

Great Barr Hotel is always as expected. Especially the reception staff is always eager to help. Breakfast is superb, especially when you take to price into consideration

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Reviewed October 12, 2012

This was the second time I have stayed at the Great Barr Hotel and I will certainly stay there again when I am in the West Midlands on business. It represents great value for money and is perfectly located.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Just returned from attending a wedding at this hotel.

We checked in early (2pm) which was excellent. However, we had asked for a room near the reception (Due to us both being smokers) but were allocated room 205 - a good 5 min walk away along corridors and stairs!!

The room was adequate for us as only staying for one night. Double bed which was comfy enough. Room was cold though and the corridor leading to it smelt musty? Trouser press, tea and coffee and a hair-dryer in the room. The bathroom light automatically caused the extractor fan to operate which was very noisy.

The large room for the function was ok for the number of guests. Food was good also. Drinks reasonably priced at £10 for double Vodka and a large wine.

Staff seemed friendly enough but when we were checking out the hotel before the wedding it did feel like we were being followed and asked constantly if we were OK?

All in all - was OK. 3* hotel. Could do with updating though but I think they are in this process at the moment.

Please leave a helpful vote if indeed you did find it useful.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Reviewed September 21, 2012

This hotel is probrably overlooked by many as not in the centre of Birmingham.
But it is often wonderful value, has friendly staff and seems to offer a more personal service.
The Breakfast is good and the car park secure.
It is only 10 minutes into central Birmingham by car.
We use it to attend appointments in Brum and use the money we have saved on staying at over-priced hotels to go out on the Town.
We were not sure whether to share it with others - as we still want it to have space for us in future.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

would like to say enjoyed all 3 day stay. staff very friendly rooms clean and tidy,beds comfy,after reading some reviews on hotel thought we were at different place. you are not paying 5star prices, but got very good treatment, breakfast was a full english. bus stop just round corner. went into birmingham on the bus left car at hotel very easy We. had a full day at black country museam that was well worth a visit, we are both O A Ps. but found it very easy to get arround. every body we spoke to was very friendly.Also went to broad street on the canals you would have thought you were abroad not birmingham. smashing time will go again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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GBHotelBirmingham, Front Office Manager at Great Barr Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2012

Thankyou for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you at the Great Barr Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

With best wishes from all at the Great Barr Hotel.

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Additional Information about Great Barr Hotel

Address: Newton Road Pear Tree Drive, Birmingham B43 6HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #83 of 118 Hotels in Birmingham
Price Range: $83 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Barr Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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