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“Adequate but bland breakfast”

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Gainsborough House Hotel
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Kidderminster
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 March 2011

Staff friendly, no instructions in rooms on how to use euipment, bathroom layout badly planned.
Full English Breakfast in name only. Impossible to identify taste of individual compents as everything was bland and devoid of taste.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 August 2010

only stayed for one night in the middle of the week, too quiet but no where close to walk to so had to stay in hotel,
Very clean food basic but good,breakfast help yourself not bad for £80 for double b & b

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 July 2010

We booked this hotel through an offer, free night in a hotel with my motor insurance. We were therefore slightly apprehensive about the quality, but found to our delight that it was one of the nicest places we stayed while touring the area. It seems a hotel for commercial travellers and business people, but staff were very amiable and friendly, ambiance was relaxed and warm, room was spacious and well-equipped, and our breakfast - the only thing we paid for - was amazingly good value. I would thoroughly reccomend this hotel to anyone looking for a comfortable and reasonably priced hotel.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2010

Not sure why this place has good reviews - I stayed here for a wedding this past weekend and everyone in our party (which was large) thought the hotel was awful. We had a disco going on underneath our room until 1.30am both nights and didn't have our room cleaned/towels changed at all. The room itself smelt dirty the moment we opened the door and the decor was horrible; the crockery in the room had also clearly been used and not washed. I found the whole experience really unpleasant - the staff at breakfast were rude and unhelpful and the breakfast itself of very poor quality. The fresh orange juice, for example, resembled something like sunny delight or a very concentrated orange squash. It wasn't worth a fraction of the £80 per night we paid and I would never go back. The poor lady on the front desk was very nice though - it seemed like a miserable place to work.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 October 2009

Excellent value for money. Large free car park. Rooms to a high standard, with comfortable beds and large bathroom. Excellent all you can eat buffet style breakfast served 7am-9am Mon-Fri. Staff fairly helpful throughout. Bar and restaurant available with room service. Located just a few minutes from Kidderminster town centre by car.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 August 2009

We stayed here for one night on 28th August and took advantage of the hotel's deal of a family room and tickets for the West Midlands Safari Park for £120.

It turned out to be a cracking deal!

We would thoroughly recommend this hotel. The room was perfect with lovely comfortable beds the staff were friendly and welcoming and the full english breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice (the fresh croissants were scrumptious!)

If you are planning on a visit to West Midlands Safari Park and are thinking of staying overnight, then the Gainsborough House Hotel is for you. It is literally just a mile from the Safari Park.

In fact the £120 deal may be the best value deal of its kind in the UK!

We look forward to returning next year

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 August 2009

I would reccomend this hotel, its really nice and the staff are friendly and smartly dressed, the rooms are very clean, cleaned every day, widescreen tv with freeview, i really liked this hotel!

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Gainsborough House Hotel

Address: Bewdley Hill, Kidderminster DY11 6BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Worcestershire > Kidderminster
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Kidderminster
Price Range: £61 - £92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gainsborough House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gainsborough House Hotel is a listed Georgian house situated in the beautiful county of Worcestershire, providing all the features required from modern day life yet retaining every ounce of its original charm. Just a short walk from Kidderminster town centre and a short drive from the idyllic town of Bewdley, we're perfectly positioned whether you desire a lively shopping experience, the regions businesses or a day of quiet relaxation. Whatever you're looking to get from Kidderminster, Gainsborough House Hotel is the perfect place to call home while you're here. After undergoing comprehensive modernization, every one of the hotels 42 bedrooms delivers unrivalled contemporary luxury. Accompanying these, Gainsborough House Hotel boasts an in-house restaurant serving freshly prepared cuisine, crafted from locally sourced produce by our team of masterful chefs. Our romantic listed house is also available all year round for Civil Ceremonies, Wedding Breakfasts and Evening Receptions. ... more   less 
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