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pentahotel Birmingham
Ranked #14 of 118 Hotels in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Stayed here on business as I did not like the one my company suggested and as this worked out slightly cheaper and was nearer to New Street I stayed here. Thank goodness! Friendly staff, very helpful and chirpy. Very clean room, comfortable. Good service in the restaurant - excellent funky décor. The best bit is the breakfast - by far and I'm comparing to the likes of Malmaison. Wide choice, buffet style, well prepared and good quality food. Will definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank Jrasher
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2014

Hi Jrasher,

Thanks for the great review of your stay here at penta Birmingham.

We are all delighted that you had such a great time with us & hope to see you again soon.

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Needed a cheap hotel for some saucy shenanigans. Hate travel lodges and premium inns. This place blew me away. Staff were fantastic and friendly. Room was clean and tidy. Shower was hot and towels were clean. Breakfast on the Sunday morning was amazing. And all for 69 quid. And I got laid. What more could a man want. *disclaimer. Sex was not provided by the hotel*

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1  Thank captain_parsnip
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2014

Dear Traveller,

Thanks for the rather unique review of your time with us!

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us & thank you for taking the time to post this on Trip Advisor.

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Pentahotel whilst visiting Birmingham for the weekend. We booked this hotel as we heard brilliant reviews and we were not disappointed!

The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the Bullring however the closest bars and restaurants are about 2 minutes away.

The hotel itself is really modern; there are 2 bars which are both open for 24 hours and 2 pool tables which guests have unlimited free access to! The staff were very pleasant and welcoming during our stay.

Once we checked in, they explained what was included in our price, the hotel's facilities and breakfast details; as well as check out times. Check out on a Sunday is 3pm which is amazing if you are planning a heavy night!

The TV's in the room are nothing I have experienced before, you have access to premium channels and a selection of movies which were available for free whilst we stayed. We had time to kill before we went out so we stuck a film on and chilled!

The breakfast in the morning is self service and there is a wide selection of food to choose from. They cater for continental as well as a full English.

Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pentahotel and we would love to come back and stay!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Sam W
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2014

Hi Sam,

Thanks for the great review of your stay with us here at penta Birmingham!

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay & look forward to seeing you back again at penta soon!

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

We stayed at Pentahotel as a part of our Birmingham trip hotel. The hotel is located in the city centre and less than a 10 min walk from Bullring.

The hotel reception is small in size but includes a bar and a pool table. The hotel offers free parking. The room offered was quite comfortable.

A rare feature offered by this hotel is the inclusion of premium channels. You get to watch the latest movies without paying anything extra. This is the first hotel I've seen that offers this.

Overall, I award this a full 5 rating due to the following features: free parking, movies, situated in heart of the city, comfort levels. What more could we possibly ask for?

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

Hi Nirajay,

Thank you for the great review of your stay with us.

We have recently upgraded our TV's to include all free movies and on demand content which I am delighted you found useful.

We look forward to seeing you back at penta again!

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

I stayed at the pentahotel in Birmingham for one night as part of a business trip. After it's recent rebranding, the hotel looks modern, friendly and informal. The bedrooms are fairly average, but very clearn and completely acceptable for the price paid. The 24hr bar was outstanding, very friendly staff and a free pool table for all guests to use. Breakfast was also impeccable - I've stayed in very few hotels that offered cereals, pastries, fresh fruit, full english, pancakes, and prosecco as standard! I would certainly stay here again and will be recommending to my colleagues.

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1  Thank CeriG
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

Dear CeriG,

Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay with us.

We look forward to seeing you again in Birmingham.

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Stayed 2 nights over the bank holiday. Good location - less than 10 minutes to the Bull Ring. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Basic but clean rooms. Good breakfast. Pleasant and helpful staff. What more can one want?

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2014

Dear Traveller,

Thanks for the five star review of your stay here at penta.

We hope to see you back again soon!

Very best regards
Ben

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Stayed one night on business,great welcome at the hotel got a room on the 6th floor very quiet up there,I parked outside the hotel on a side street free from 6pm to 8am .
I decided to eat in at the hotel food was great perhaps a little pricey but comparable pricing to other hotels,the hotel bar is fantastic and very welcoming so are the staff,the breakfast are awesome and cannot be compared to ,I will certainly come back to this hotel if I can get a good rate,always use the hotel website cheaper than the booking companies.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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PentaBirmingham, General Manager at pentahotel Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2014

Dear Olly,

Thanks for the fantastic review of your stay.

We look forward to you becoming one of our regular guests with us here at penta!

Very best regards
Ben

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Additional Information about pentahotel Birmingham

Address: Holloway Head Ernest Street, Birmingham B1 1NS, England (Formerly Ramada Encore Birmingham City)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Birmingham
#8 Business Hotel in Birmingham
#10 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
#24 Family Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range: £56 - £166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Birmingham 4*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We're less than a mile from the city centre, but a million miles away from the usual. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the pentahotel Birmingham. Just the tonic for the weary traveller, or the visitor who's rearing to go. Perfectly positioned to jump-start your visit to England's Second City. In fact pentahotel is much like Birmingham itself: relaxed, confident in its unique personality and right in the middle of it all! ... more   less 
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Ramada Encore Birmingham City Hotel Birmingham

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