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Bloc Hotel Birmingham
Ranked #29 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Great Value and Location”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We stayed at the Bloc Hotel for one night, the room was very compact but well arranged with a very comfy bed and brilliant shower. We paid a little extra to have a room with a window which I'm pleased we did as I thought it might feel a little claustrophobic without.

The room and the rest of the hotel is very smart and modern and I would definitely stay again as the jewelry quarter is a lovely location with some really smart restaurants and bars.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Your not wrong in saying that the Jewellery Quarter is a lovely area which has some amazing restaurants. I hope you made use of some of the discounts that can be had in some of the bars and restaurants when showing your BLOC room key. These are found in the 'Around the BLOC' guide in your room.
Once again, thank you for your review.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night to visit the Christmas market.

We were able to choose the best time for us to check in; the room was small but had everything we needed. The bed was comfy and huge!

Walking distance in to town and a short walk to Brindley Place. Great location.

Highly recommended.

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
We have a lot of people stay at BLOC Birmingham when the Frankfurt Christmas Market is on. Like you have mentioned in your review BLOC Birmingham is in a great location when visiting Birmingham. It doesn't take long to walk to anywhere! Thank you for your review.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

We stayed at Bloc hotel for a 2 night city break 14th - 16th Feb and i must say, I will be staying here again!
Great smart room! Great location! Friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere :-)
Although the only thing we were slightly disappointed about was that there were no Tea/Coffee making facilities in the room.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Brilliant review, thank you. If you think our rooms are smart at Birmingham you should see the rooms at BLOC Gatwick!
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Me and my partner stayed Friday and Saturday over the valentines weekend, it was such a fantastic stay.. The hotel was spotless and our room was very cosey! I didn't want to get out of bed!! I can't fault this hotel at all, the lady on reception was very helpful. The only downside is that they don't have a restaurant so we had to leave the hotel for breakfast - They only do a continential breakfast Mon-Fri also there wasn't a kettle in the rooms there was only tea and coffee making facilities in the reception which was £1. But this didn't effect our stay!! We still had a lovely time in a modern, welcoming and cosey!! We are planning to visit again - Hopefully Bloc will be opening in other cities so we can visit more places! This hotel is a must stay and I advise people to stay especially couples. Some rooms have windows others don't, you have to pay more for a room with a window - My room didn't have one but this wasn't a problem, also rooms aren't big there very compact!!
If you're looking for a big room in a hotel with loads of facilites do not stay..
I RATE THIS HOTEL 9.5/10. THANK YOU BLOC BIRMINGHAM XXXX

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Thank you so much for your review. Keep your eyes peeled as you will see BLOC opening up in more cities soon.
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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here back in December..... Snug, cozy, compact and minimal.
Only negative was the distance from the city centre more like a 20 minute walk rafter than the 10 minute it stated on its website....
And the toilet and shower in one.... Other than that it's a lovey contemporary hotel.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear that it took you longer to walk from the city centre to the hotel than stated. Next time please speak to us and we would only be happy to give you directions so it takes less time to walk.
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Our stay was brilliant from start to finish. Great location, use of NCP car park just 2 mins walk away £5 for 24 hours with hotel discount. The girl on reception literally couldn't do enough for us. The rooms so so clean, stylish, comfy and an amazing shower! Can not recommend enough.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Amazing review, thank you.
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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is brilliant, stayed here for one night on a saturday in Feb it cost 67 pounds and for the location it's brilliant! The room was spotless, and also nice and cosy with a brilliant rain style shower! Had a really good night sleep as the beds are massive, no street noise as it's on a quiet road! Staff are friendly and polite, 100% would stay here over any bigger hotel firm, for the price and the location (map included in the room which is easy to understand) this hotel is perfect, 10/10 on all angles.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Laura S, Ops Development Manager at Bloc Hotel Birmingham, responded to this review, 25 February 2014
Perfect review, thank you.
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Property: Bloc Hotel Birmingham
Address: 77 Caroline Street, Birmingham B3 1UG, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Bloc Hotel Birmingham 3*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bloc hotel is located in Birminghams Jewellery Quarter. The village atmosphere created by its cafes-bars and restaurants is complemented by the business-shopping-arts and sports facilities that are also on its doorstep. We have taken loose inspiration from Japanese pod style hotels which means much larger rooms more akin to a cabin on a luxury yacht with finishes and fittings to match. The rooms are equipped with a King Size Double Bed-luxurious linen-climate control-wet room with monsoon drench shower-Samsung 32inch led flat screen TV and high speed WIFI. Birmingham is of course a centrally located travel hub and for many of our visitors that will be the most important factor in just how quickly and conveniently they can access the motorway network-national rail and international flights. ... more   less 
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