Grosvenor House Hotel
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Arranged to have a cup of tea with my Aunty Dorothy who is an octogenarian and her partner Eric who is a nonagenarian. Now before thinking I have the longevity genes, Dorothy is not a blood relative. My Aunty Marion who is my mothers sister reached her early 80s so I live in hope that I will still be able to annoy my darling wife for another 30 years. Derby ...
After Matlock we thought we would go to Bakewell then off to Chatsworth House if time permitted. The rain started to ease so as we approached Bakewell we asked the satnav to find parking, the first 3 parking areas were full, we saw a few spaces on the side of the road but they were either for disabled or local residents. Eventually we ...
- Drove from Wetherby to Edwinstowe via Doncaster
- Did 5 walks, mainly in the woods
- Visited Sherwood Forest
By the campfire at night where the wild dingoes call
But there's nothing more lonesome, morbid or drear
Than to walk down the path of the woods with no ...
... blocks…so I would probably visit
again just for the shopping!! We went to the Go Falafel store and grabbed some
takeaway falafel and salads for after game dinner that night. We couldn’t help ourselves
though and stopped in the gardens to have a few of the falafel while they were
still hot! They were AMAZING!!! The best falafel we’ve had since arriving in
the UK – real falafel!!!!
We then made our way to ...
... what we've already forgotten.. oh dear. Reminder- Misha pack bag clips (if not we are in for some gone off cereal AHEM leo chen).
To all our many thousand's of followers out there- as they would say in Spanish- Buenas Noches
Aliza, Misha, Lara
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Historical Traveler Reviews Grosvenor House Hotel Sheffield
If you're 18, with a group of lads who don't care about cleanliness or mess, and just want somewhere central to spend the night this is for you. If the above is'nt you stay away from this awful hotel!
My brother and I recently stayed at the hotel for five days and overall we were very happy with our stay.
I have just returned from a 1 night stay at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Sheffield and, unfortunately, have to agree with the majority of the reviews - it was terrible!
Arrived at the Hotel, knackered after recovering from a drinking session the night before and travelling up by train. Entered, and got my key- i was handed an enormous keyring, larger than my mobile, in electric blue, and became worried.
The filthiest, most run down hotel I have ever stayed at
We stayed here with some friends and it was the filthiest most run down hotel I have ever had the displeasure to stay at. The hotel was abismal with the wall panels falling off throughout the corridors. The lifts very rarely worked. Most of the staff said they also hated the hotel.
If I had had more time I would have moved hotels immediately. Most of the rooms were dark, dirty and smelt of either smoke or urine! Please, please don't ever use this hotel. There is a reason for the only picture on their website being of a bedroom that does not exist within the hotel anyway.
Run-down but cheap
A desperately run-down tower block on the edge of Sheffield town centre. By night, this is a fairly rowdy area with noisy crowds roaming between the many local bars until the early hours of morning.
Once inside the hotel (not as easy as you might think, as the main entrance giving onto a large windswept roundabout is kept locked) matters do improve, and some effort has gone into renovating bedrooms, although the orange & grey colour scheme and the cheap furnishings do somewhat spoil the effect.
A definite plus is the secure, gated first-floor car park which is kept locked at night.
This Hotel did look very run down on the outside and once inside the the hotel looked very tired and dated, however the reception staff were lovely and could'nt do enough to help. Once in our room we were pleasantly surprised, it was very clean and comfortable, the menu looked tempting. Also the hotel is central so easy for shopping. The hotel carpark attendant was also a friendly chap. We took advantage of a special deal with this hotel and it was definately good value. We will be visiting again in December.
Had a great stay
Having stayed at many hotels in my working career I came across The Grosvenor House Hotel in Sheffield. I found the hotel to be very comfortable and clean although the hotel is looking a little tired I believe that to be true of many hotels of the same period.The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The reception desk was run by David and his excellent team of staff who were only too pleased to help with directions and local information in fact nothing was too much trouble.I also enjoyed an excellent meal in their restaurant with Letha the restaurant manageress at the helm to suggets wines etc.All in all a most enjoyable and pleasurable stay. I will definitely be returning again
Don't even bother!!!
Words fail me to even contemplate describing the dirt and grime of this town centre hotel. Hey Health & Safety!! They should be paying us!! No problems with the staff or service, I was thinking as I cracked back my bed covers, whist the curtains drew themselves. I can honestly say, had I known, I would have slept in the car!! Unless your into that sort of thing...avoid like the plague (probably not far off actually!!)
Oh my god
The filthiest hotel I have ever had the displeasure to stay at.