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Grosvenor Hotel

26 Cains Terrace, Timaru 7910 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews historic hotel single room first floor large portions free wifi bed was comfortable room was large reception area central location old school a great stay couple of nights the main street bit dated excellent location easy parking stayed one night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a three star hotel so what you get are clean comfortable rooms at a very competitive price but without the bells and whistles associated with four or five star places. What you also get is a wonderful slice of Timaru history, updated with bohemian...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Ping L, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thanking you. Team Grosvenor

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at this interesting old hotel in the centre of Timaru. The location suited us well and although the room was rather small it was well provided, and we had a good night's sleep. The restaurant service was good, and Chris made...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rob P
Response from Ping L, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanking you. Team Grosvenor

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Easy parking across the road in a car park (open to the elements). I arrived at 6pm and parked beside the hotel entrance in a metered car park which need to be left front by 9.30am. But I'm happy with that. The receptionist was fabulous-...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Climbingarockface
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 6 November 2018

Greetings Climbingarockface Thanking you for your lovely feedback. The Grosvenor is what it is, a genuine 3 stars bang for buck hotel, nothing more, nothing less. If you set your expectation realistically, you won't leave this place disappointed. We wish you safe travels. Faithfully Team...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Was a little dissapointed. Food and atmosphere was great in the restaurant but the rooms could do with a little update, especially the bathrooms. Was clean, but a bit noisy at night which made sleep difficult. Views were great over the harbour!More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank MrsWindy
Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 27 October 2018

Greetings MrsWindy Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our restaurant. The Grosvenor being a large hotel, the bathrooms are at different stages of renovation. However, the room rates are priced accordingly to reflect the status of the hotel rooms. We...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed stepping back in time, this hotel has some real character, gives you a sense of living in another era. Tastefully decorated in a unique style, the rooms were a good size, clean, comfortable and well appointed. Meals were good value, large portions and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from wiredfrog, Owner at Grosvenor HotelResponded 17 October 2018

Greetings RoundupCT You have made our day. Safe travels. Thanking you. Team Grosvenor

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The Grosvenor has a penchant for authentic and unique design. Although we have been called a boutique hotel and a hip hotel, we're not sure what that really means. We're a little modern, and a little bohemian. More Featuring an on-site restaurant and bar, The Grosvenor Hotel Timaru offers boutique & funky accommodation. Our accommodation offers feature art by local and international artists, throughout the hotel. You might stay that The Grosvenor is Timaru's Home of Modern Art (HoMA). With 44 rooms which are eco-friendly, sustainable and have green elements, like vintage furniture, low-VOC paints and recycled materials throughout. All accommodation has an ensuite with hairdryer, ironing board & iron, tea & coffee making facilities, complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi and TV. Fridges are available on request. Guests can enjoy dining in our fantastic restaurant which is now a Timaru institution, TGB (The Grosvenor Bar) is located in a one of a kind historical building with dramatic high ceilings, nostalgic exposed brick and modern touches. Whet your appetite with local, regional and international beers and cider. Then enjoy innovative tavern fare including traditional roasts, urban burgers, fresh salads, wrap, artisanal sandwiches and many other Kiwi favorites. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$64 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
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US$64 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
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"Suite room 101 is very spacious"
6 Aug 2018
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"Make sure you get a room with table and chairs."
20 Mar 2018
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"Try to get the Queen room as it only costs a small extra amount. If not available on hotel website try..."
11 Mar 2018
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"Rooms at back of hotel are quiet but no view."
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