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The Briar Rose Hotel
Ranked #24 of 118 Hotels in Birmingham
Reviewed 4 March 2012

This is a great hotel .You get what you pay for ,but the beds and bedding are first class, for £65 its first class value

We stayed here last night as we were seeing Nick Lowe at the town hall. Lovely front of desk team and excelent value

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear Droopydrawrs52,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us..

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

We stayed for 2 nights at the Wetherspoon owned Briar Rose hotel in the centre of Birmingham just off New Street. We found it excellent for our purpose. The room was of a high standard with very good supplies of tea making and other essentials - bottled water biscuits etc. Very clean and well appoibted. Very good TV. Staff were friendly and efficient. The lift was out of action for a couple of hours which was a problem as one of us has a heart condition but the reception staff were kind and understanding and did all they could. The restaurant was standard Wethersppons. Good food reasoanbly priced. Recommend!

Room Tip: Some rooms may be close to air conditioning outlet - we did not find it a problem but some might fin...
  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank Graham p
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear Graham p,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a 5* review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and apologises for any issues you encountered during your stay with us regarding the lift.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

This was our second visit to the Briar Rose and the third to a Wetherspoon Hotel. Once again we were not disappointed with the fabulous value for money this hotel group provides as well as the brilliant location of the Briar Rose - a few minutes walk away from New Street station, close to China Town, theatres and all the shops you could wish for. We stayed this time as we were going to a gig at the 02 Academy which was a short 10 minute walk away and our previous visit to the hotel had impressed us so much we did not bother to look at any other hotels as the Briar Rose is ideal for a weekend stopover like ours. We stayed this time in a disabled room on the 2nd floor. The room was spacious, warm, clean and well-laid out for a wheelchair user or someone with limited mobility with a bathroom big enough to hold a party in!. Bed linen and towels were clean, bed comfortable and the stylish room design in fitting with the 30's style decor throughout the pub. Being a Friday, the pub was busy throughout the day and when we got back later at night. The hotel advise of some noise from the bar, but on both our visits we heard nothing at all to disturb our sleep despite the pub being full and open until 1 p.m.. Standard Wetherspoon fare that one expects on offer - reasonably cheap but tasty, and to my husband's delight, good priced beer and drinks. Again, as one expects from a Wetherspoon pub, an interesting range of customers to entertain one ranging from office staff and locals to tourists like us, as well as families partaking of the good family menu during the daytime. Staff were well-presented, prompt, helpful, courteous and happy to deal with any problems straight away. My less-than-warm breakfast (it was very early in the morning and a very cold day and the kitchen is away from the restaurant) was immediately replaced with a piping hot version and profuse apologies from the staff for the inconvenience. Lunch the previous day had been boiling hot so it may just have been the chilly morning. Check in is not allowed before 2 pm but staff are very happy to store bags securely if required. We will definitely be staying here again if the opportunity arises, and may even allow the kids to join us next time!

Room Tip: check your room is not too close to the bar if you are a light sleeper
  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sue P
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear Sue P,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found all of our staff very helpful and friendly.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 20 February 2012

Great location for the markets & super rooms.
Booked 2 rooms, spotless, great design flare & weatherspoons bar below. Child friendly until 9pm, which is as it should be!

  • Stayed: December 2011
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Thank tsniggyCheshire
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear tsniggyCheshire,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a 5* review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

You've got to hand it to good old J D Wetherspoon's. These places are truly excellent value. This is the second Wetherspoon Hotel I've stayed at and it was every bit as good as the last. Well located for me and offers a swift, pleasant check-in and the room I stayed in was spot on. Good quality linen, spotlessly clean, well fitted room and in addition to biscuits, there are always 2 bottles of water, still and sparkling. The price is very competitive too, in fact cheaper than almost everywhere else. And for morning, you really struggle to get a better cooked breakfast.
Hat's off.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear WakefieldFroggett,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely 5* review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 25 January 2012

We went to weatherspoons (Briar Rose) for dinner as everywhere looked busy and it was steak night - meal + drink =£6.59 (meal alone from £8.95 usually) and puddings just 1.99 (usually3.40) we ate and drank for a tenner incl garlic bread !! Briar Rose is also a lovely pub and staff helpful - would go again. Didnt stay the night , just ate here

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank rachel j
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear rachel j,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely 5* review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal in our pub.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Reviewed 14 January 2012

The hotel is a 5 min walk from the train station and just of new street so great for shopping and broad street is only 5 mins away! We had a luxury room (only a bit more expensive and worth every penny!) The room was really tastfully decorated with hairdryer and ironing board and iron. Feather pillows and duvet on a king size bed as well as a sofa and a 32inch LCD TV. Tea and coffee making facilities with plenty of milk (makes all the difference!) Bathroom was amazing! Large bath (big enough for two) really well decorated and a good powerful shower/mixer! Room was clean and spacious with plenty of power points. Located above a Wetherspoon pub so food and drink always on hand at a reasonable price. Would definately go again and stay longer if possible!

Room Tip: Go for the luxury room at the rear as is nice and quiet.
  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Wayne P
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BriarRosehotel, Receptionist at The Briar Rose Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Dear Wayne P,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely 5* review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

We hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Briar Rose Hotel Team.

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Additional Information about The Briar Rose Hotel

Address: 25 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Birmingham
#21 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
#36 Business Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range: £36 - £92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Briar Rose Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located right in the centre of the vibrant city of Birmingham, The Briar Rose welcomes business and tourist visitors alike. We have 40 individual bedrooms, many with high, vaulted ceilings. All of our rooms are en suite and include tea and coffee-making facilities, a hair dryer and TV. FREE Wi-Fi is available in the bar area. Irons and ironing boards are available upon request. Dental hygiene and shaving kits are available to purchase from reception. ... more   less 
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