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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a long Friday evening journey, we arrived to a warm and efficient welcome and check in. We wanted to eat quite quickly and informally so reception staff suggested we ate in the Zest Bar. My advice is don't! Service was incredibly slow, the tables were dirty and there was food on the carpet. The food was at best average...

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Hannah H, Assistant Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent feedback! We are delighted to hear of your experience in regards to the efficient check in, Spa and Oaks Restaurant, this is huge win for the team. It is disappointing to learn of the concerns you faced during your stay in regards to other areas, we do apologise for the experience and we will certainly...

St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel good position and excellent facilities for a conference Food was good and staff great Downside is crazy wi fi charges . Can't understand in the current market they can make these charges. As a conference we had business people away from the work place and needed to keep in contact. This silly thing would me think about going...

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Ankush S, Director Of Operations at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! It was a pleasure to read that your experience on the overall was a positive one. Your comment on the appearance is noted and even though we may not have an answer for you at this point, you can be assured your feedback has our attention. The complimentary Wi Fi to your query is a...

Hemingford Grey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How does Marriott let things get this bad?Dinner awful, cooked breakfast poor. Service hit and miss. Queued in the Elite members section but got ignored so ended up going to the back of the regular queue for check in! This is a nice setting a could be really good. Management should be ashamed really. No attention to detail.

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Hannah H, Assistant Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Lee, Thank you for your feedback. It is disappointing to learn of the concerns you faced during your stay. We do apologise for the experience and see how we can handle such concerns better moving ahead. We can only request you to treat this as a one off and give us the chance to be of service to you...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early and was able to check in straight away. Room was lovely and clean and the grounds were gorgeous. Everything is easy to get to if you drive and it is very peaceful were it is located. Would definitely stay here again if traveling back up to Birmingham

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Atul K, Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to receive your feedback and we look forward to welcome you back soon ! Also from entire Forest team we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in advance. Warm regards, Atul Kankrej Front Office Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the hotel for our works Christmas party. First impressions were lovely, great setting & good location. We had received emails from the hotel that check in for the group would be at 4pm but we could come earlier to use the facilities (there was over 100 of us). On arrival at 2pm we were told the same thing...

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Hannah H, Assistant Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Amy, Thank you for your feedback! Your experience with us has left some opportunities that we missed on creating an impression - this is certainly not our standard and we do apologise for the faux pas. We will have this looked into and suitably addressed. We would however ask for the opportunity to serve you again and let us...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is set in lovely surroundings which includes a golf course, the exterior of the building is attractive and promises much, but that is where the glory ends. The interior of the hotel is old and faded with little charm. The bedroom I stayed in was nothing special and the bed was uncomfortable. I was most unimpressed with the...

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Atul K, Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

We are very sorry for the experience you have received and please accept our sincere apologies. I can assure you that your feedback is very important to ensure we review and fix any flaws in our service and product. Unfortunately we were not able to impress you on this occasion and hopefully we do get a change to welcome you...

Devon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could write a very long review but will keep it short and sweet. Décor and appearance is like a throw back to the 80's early 90's. Not very cosy and not very appealing. Needs a lot of money thrown at it in my eye. Bar area not cosy and not a very welcoming wow this is lovely feel and lots...

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Ankush S, Director Of Operations at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! It is disappointing to note from your feedback that your experience with us did not match your or our expectations for that matter. While certain concerns we may not be able to give you a specific resolution date on, you can be assured this has our attention and we will see on how we can...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What is actually a very good hotel and lovely rooms is so let down by the poor customer serivice throughout the hotel. The noise and smell (sweat) in the bar areas from the people who had played golf was overpowering and made thise areas unpleasant. The value of the food.... there is none, tiny portions for too much money. We...

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Atul K, Front Office Manager at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

We are very sorry for the experience and issues you have encountered. From your feedback we can see that there were few issues which resulted in you not able to enjoy your stay at Forest. We will certainly ensure to discuss it with the team to remove any flaws in our service and product so that all our guest irrespective...

Clydebank, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a lovely drive into the Hotel and from the outside looks quaint. Disappointed that on arrival at 4pm, that my room wasn't ready and I had to take a seat and wait. Inside the decor looks tired, carpets look worn and some areas look barren, plain walls and lack of furniture/decoration. My room had peeling wallpaper and dirty marks...

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Ankush S, Director Of Operations at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! It is quite disappointing to read from your feedback that your impression of the experience was below par. This is certainly not our standard and we will look at how we can address the issues you have raised to the best of our ability. We can only request you to treat this as one off...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location : Tranquil and beautiful. About a 20-30 minute drive from Birmingham even though it comes up on the Marriott website as being in Birmingham. Not a place to contemplate if you don't have your own transport as it's located down some country lane. Staff: Polite, pleasant and helpful. Restaurant : Decent variety of options and food was very well...

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Ankush S, Director Of Operations at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted to hear of your experience with us and this is huge win for the entire team. Your feedback on the carpet is noted and thank you for your suggestion, we will certainly have this addressed. Do come and visit us again and if there is anything we can do, please do not...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located near Solihull in the West Midlands, the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club is the perfect setting for business or leisure travel. Our convenient central location provides easy access to all modes of transportation making navigation seamless for all travel preferences. Ideal for a weekend getaway in Meriden, Birmingham, our hotel features a full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, serene indoor pool, decadent restaurants and a picturesque golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Address: Maxstoke Lane | Meriden, Birmingham CV7 7HR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Price Range: £66 - £158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club 4*
Number of rooms: 214
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Also Known As:
Forest Of Arden Marriott Hotel And Country Club
Marriott Birmingham
Marriott Coventry
Coventry Marriott
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Birmingham
#19 Luxury Hotel in Birmingham
#23 Business Hotel in Birmingham
#40 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
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