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Gainsborough House Hotel
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Kidderminster
Certificate of Excellence
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely setting”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Me and my boyfriend were very impressed with the hotels interior design and clear highly maintained condition however if only one thing was bad then that was the shower as it was like a trickling tap, whether it was the water pressure or bad piping I am not sure but I did mention it to the receptionist. Anyway I was delighted with the room service I ordered Tuscan salmon with pan fried potatos and mixed salad it didn't take long to be served and the two staff were ever so polite.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Swansea
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Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

From the offset this hotel exceeded our expectations and continued to do so for the whole stay! Great size rooms with everything you could need. Bar and restaurant area are great and the breakfast was superb - variety and quality (best mushrooms I've ever had)! We used the hotel as a base for a trip to the West Midlands Safari Park which is within spitting distance. Very helpful and professional staff advised we could buy discounted tickets from them which was an added bonus. It's rare you get more than you expect - but we definitely did at this hotel.

Stayed February 2014
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droitwich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is beautiful , we stayed for a valentine evening which doubled up as our honeymoon , we were upgraded to a suite no 45 and it was beautiful , the four course meal was beautiful and all the staff were friendly and very helpful will stop again defiantly thanks guys amazing hotel xx

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Stafford
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

The Gainsborough House Hotel is lovely. Iv stayed there twice an will defiantly going back, in fact we're booked in for the Champagne package in March. The staff are so friendly and welcoming. It's a shame we don't live nearer because we would be visiting alot more :)

  • Stayed February 2014
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kidderminster
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2014

We took two friends to stay at one of the local hotels as a treat to ourselves, and if we were ever asked to recommend an Hotel local to Kidderminster then we could do so with confidence.

This hotel did not disappoint, the receptionist was friendly, humorous and efficient.
The rooms are clean and well appointed with very good en-suite facilities.
I personally do not like to have television in an hotel bar. Neither do I like a 'One arm Bandit' in a Reception area, but I know others that do so.
Breakfast served from 8-00am - 10am is self service with a good choice of starters and a full English is offered, so that you can have as much of each item as you wish, the only downside for us was that scrambled egg was the only egg dish available. A continental alternative breakfast is also available, and a vegetarian option if you prefer..
I would have liked to see a bowl of sugar next to the cereals instead of finger packets of sugar at the table,
If you are in town stay at the Gainsborough.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Coalville, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Clean room, modern decor, breakfast buffet was good quality and good value. The lounge/bar and restaurant had a good modern, chic atmosphere. The main reception had a slot machine in it which I thought out of place and lowered the tone (perhaps move it to the bar area?).

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night on business. The hotel is nicely decorated with comfortable surroundings. All the staff were amiable and the food was very good. The breakfast is a buffet breakfast and given the choice I would prefer fresh cooked. The room was comfortable. No complaints, would stop here again.

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Gainsborough House Hotel

Property: Gainsborough House Hotel
Address: Bewdley Hill, Kidderminster DY11 6BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Worcestershire > Kidderminster
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Kidderminster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gainsborough House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gainsborough House Hotel is a listed Georgian house situated in the beautiful county of Worcestershire, providing all the features required from modern day life yet retaining every ounce of its original charm. Just a short walk from Kidderminster town centre and a short drive from the idyllic town of Bewdley, we're perfectly positioned whether you desire a lively shopping experience, the regions businesses or a day of quiet relaxation. Whatever you're looking to get from Kidderminster, Gainsborough House Hotel is the perfect place to call home while you're here. After undergoing comprehensive modernization, every one of the hotels 42 bedrooms delivers unrivalled contemporary luxury. Accompanying these, Gainsborough House Hotel boasts an in-house restaurant serving freshly prepared cuisine, crafted from locally sourced produce by our team of masterful chefs. Our romantic listed house is also available all year round for Civil Ceremonies, Wedding Breakfasts and Evening Receptions. ... more   less 
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