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Grosvenor House Hotel
Ranked #45 of 53 Hotels in Sheffield
Skipton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“You get what you pay for”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2010

It was a while ago that I stayed here. As a young student I didn;t have much money and this was very cheap - around £26 for one night. It was a bit confusing on how to get to the car park. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly but they didn't bat an eyelid that there were three of us - even though they only had details for two of us staying. Originally there was just two of us staying but as we're all friends and it was cheap, three girls do not mind sharing a bed. The lifts had different kinds of lino on the floor and the walls had various linos and carpet on there which was a bit disturbing.

The corridor to the room looked as grubby as the outside. The room itself had a great view and was clean - which is all we needed really, as all we planned on doing was getting ready, having a few drinks then going out. It was more of a room to just sleep in for cheap for the night.

You definately get what you pay for. Don't go there with high expecations because you will be disappointed. You can't really go wrong for the price. We got what we needed for the night and that was a bed and somewhere to keep our things for the night.

The only concern I had was with our friend who came with us. When we checked in they weren't concerned that there was three of us when it was a room with one double bed. And when we went out and came back they were not concerned about any kind of identity check, so I guess it's not too safe.

  • Stayed September 2008, travelled with friends
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mrksheep
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2009

This hotel cost us £70pppn. You can stay in a decent place in London for less than that Unfortunately it was the only place near the city centre that have free rooms for the night we were staying.

The room was tiny. The bed was uncomfortable. The bathroom was very dirty. The service was non-existent. The room was on the 10th floor, and two of the lifts were out of order so we had to choose between waiting for ages for a lift to arrive or braving the flimsy stairs on which I once slipped because the carpet was not tacked to the floorboards!

A terrible terrible place. Avoid!

  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank mrksheep
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Travellers are raving about these Sheffield hotels

South West Wiltshire
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2009

We also had read the reviews. Knowing that most people expect a silk purse to be made from a pig's ear, we took the poor ones with a pinch of salt. There were enough encouraging ones to decide us to book for the two nights we were in Sheffield. Yes, the poor old place is shabby. Yes, it is a relic of an earlier generation of hotels. But, it was splendid. The welcome was very genuine and friendly; our room was large and comfortable; the view to the east was impressive with the sunrise behind the Town Hall and Big Wheel. True, the water took a long time to run hot but eventually provided excellent baths in a good long bath. Breakfast was very good - that toaster is brilliant - and all the time the staff in every department were couteous and attentive. It must be very difficult for them, knowing that the hotel is scheduled for demolishion sometime in the future and with a number of more modern hotels in the vicinity, to keep their morale high. They deserve our many congratulations for their cheerfulness and attentiveness.
I was born in Sheffield and have spent many years there. Could I find my way around? Only with great difficulty and extra miles could we find our way to the Grosvenor. But that's not the hotel's fault! Well done, the Grosvenor House Hotel!

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank SimonH3
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Brisbane
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630 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2009

Having driving around Sheffield looking for a place to stay, we ended up at the mall and at the dilapidated old building of Grosvenor House Hotel.

On entering the building we caught a rickety old lift up to reception and after a 5min wait enquired about vacancies. They had a room (GBP54 for a double) - it was a 3-star hotel and had free secure parking (the only one in the area) and thought that for one night it would be okay.

Had to drive around the block to enter the secured multi-level car park. Returned to reception and booked in (room 916). Ordered breakfast for 2 for the next morning - total now being GBP69.50.

Went up the rickety old lift to Level 9 and after going through a bunch of fire-zone doors, we found the room. Once in there we noticed the bed all crumpled and a dirty tea cup on the beside table, so we phoned reception and reported it. They found another room on the same floor and sent the porter up to the floor with the new key to room 910.

Not knowing what to expect, the room was borderline/semi-okay however we would rate it 1-star, not a 3-star!

The room was like a box - very small - old, tired, rundown and outdated but looked clean enough. The bed had crisp white linen sheets and there were extra blankets and pillows in the wardrobe in plastic covers. The bed was pushed up alongside the wall and although the room was tiny and cramped, it contained most of the amenities like side table, mirror, writing desk, chair, TV, tea/coffee/jug. The bathroom was very basic and still in its’ 60 décor with vinyl floors.

The Continental breakfast (room service) next morning arrived on time and was surprisingly good. We had cornflakes, croissants, jam, yoghurt and tea.

The Internet computer near Reception charged GBP1 for 10mins and the connection was so slow that we were barely able to check our email account.

Best feature - its location - very central and secure car-parking.

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Brissy2
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Uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2009

After reading all of the reviews on this hotel i was expecting the worst, However upon arrival was incredibly suprised. The car park was exactly what it is meant to be, somewhere to park you're car nothing more or less. The reception staff were really helpful and provided us with as much information as we required regarding sheffield itself or hotel ammenities. We stayed in a twin smoking permitted room which to say this was permitted and i am a non smoker was absolutly fine and i did not find it to smell etc... The room was lovely and spacious, the decor slightly dated but nice and clean, what more can you ask for. Hotel is the most central hotel in sheffield and a short walk away from bars and shopping areas. All in all this was a great suprise and i do think the reviews have been really harsh. We thought it was a total bargain for £20 a night, and would definatly reccomend it. :)

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with friends
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2 Thank S13404
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UK
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2008

I have read one review which descibes this hotel as a hotel in a multi storey car park. That sums it up. The car park was cleaner tho so they were being a little unfair on car parks. It really was a dive. Great for younsters who just need a bed but thats it! We dare not have the food so cannot say anything about that. Our room had vomit stains on the carpet and bed base. The door would not lock from the inside and the shower was cold. So folks, only go here if you're really desparate as we were. A night in your car would be better.

  • Liked — The Exit
  • Disliked — Cold shower
  • Stayed November 2008, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank markr64507
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LauraandLucy
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2008

The memories! We had a great time at the Grosvenor Hotel back in the summer of 2005! At what other hotel can you have the whole dinning room to yourself? Within staggering distance from Gatecrasher and Debenhams - Be careful not to get lost in Debenhams - its huge! Sheffield does have more than one street and a really good tram system! The house wine in the restaurant is really nice and the food is beautiful! The rooms are large! The key is it a little difficult to use if you don't really have any common sense like ourselves!

The night porter is an absolute legend! We thought we were stuck outside all night and would have to live like tramps for the night - the night porter came to our rescue - he was quite lovely and let us in - what a nice chap!

There are no curfews at the hotel so this makes the hotel great for a night out in Sheffield!

We had such a good time we are returning for 2 of our friends 21st birthdays! Bring on the 4th October - Grosvenor are you ready?

Much Love Laura and Lucy xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • Stayed July 2005, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Grosvenor House Hotel

Property: Grosvenor House Hotel
Address: Charter Square, Sheffield S1 3EH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Sheffield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 53 Hotels in Sheffield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Grosvenor House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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