Great Barr Hotel - Birmingham

Pear Tree Drive Newton Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B43 6HS  show map
 3 stars
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Great Barr Hotel - Birmingham

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Great Barr is a lovely 3-star hotel set close to Birmingham NIA, Sandwell Valley Country Park and Birmingham City University. Great Barr Hotel has been welcoming guests to its en-suite rooms since 1960.

The hotel is ideally situated in a green area, close to a valley and parks. The property is set within 9 km distance from Birmingham city center.

Birmingham International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Great Barr Hotel.

Rooms

A stunning view over the garden welcomes guests to Superior Single Room, Standard Twin Room and Family Room offering ironing facilities, a minibar, a dressing area, TV with satellite channels and cable TV with on-demand movies. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 07:00 till 09:30. The popular restaurant serves local meals in a warm atmosphere. Guests are welcome to the Popular bar to relax with a drink. The venue is set next to a railway station and just 200 meters from malt shovel pub.

Services

The hotel offers room service, wedding services and dry cleaning together with an elevator, currency exchange and a safe deposit box for guests' comfort.

Relax

Cots and meals for children are provided at Great Barr Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   92.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Great Barr Hotel - Birmingham Birmingham location
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Hotel Address:

Pear Tree Drive Newton Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B43 6HS

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City Center
  • Birmingham
    8.1 km
Airports
  • Birmingham International Airport (BHX)
    17.4 km
  • East Midlands (EMA)
    52.9 km
Train Stations
  • Witton
    6.2 km
  • Birmingham Snow Hill
    7.9 km
  • Bus stop
    1.6 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    92

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Rooms and availability

Great Barr Hotel photos Room Standard Double Room
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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 12 m²
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The room is of a very good standard, it is traditionally decorated and in keeping with the rest of the hotel. Bathroom is clean, well-designed and is mostly white tiled.

Room facilities
    Great Barr Hotel photos Room Standard Double Room
    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 12 m²
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    A traditionally decorated and well-designed room includes a Double bed, in-room movies, PlayStation games, telephone, trouser press, tea and coffee tray, hairdryer and bathroom with a bath and shower. There is a peaceful view at hotel gardens outside the window.

    Room facilities
      Great Barr Hotel photos Room Standard Twin Room
      Standard Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 12 m²
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      A traditionally decorated and well-designed room includes two Single beds, in-room movies, PlayStation games, telephone, trouser press, tea and coffee tray, hairdryer and bathroom with a bath and shower. There is a peaceful view at hotel gardens outside the window.

      Room facilities
        Great Barr Hotel photos Room Superior Double Room
        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 19 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Shower
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        A large, recently refurbished room with views of the hotel's stunning gardens includes a Double bed, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, bathroom with bath and shower.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Great Barr Hotel - Birmingham Birmingham location
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          Hotel Address:

          Pear Tree Drive Newton Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B43 6HS

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Birmingham
            8.1 km
          Airports
          • Birmingham International Airport (BHX)
            17.4 km
          • East Midlands (EMA)
            52.9 km
          Train Stations
          • Witton
            6.2 km
          • Birmingham Snow Hill
            7.9 km
          • Bus stop
            1.6 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            92

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          What's nearby

          Stadiums

          • Birmingham Greyhound Stadium Perry Barr - 4.7 km

          Parks

          • Alexander Stadium - 3.7 km

          Space related

          • The Hawthorns - 3.7 km

          Public parking

          • Birmingham City University - 4.9 km

          Local attractions

          • Sandwell Valley Country Park - 2.6 km
            Salter's Lane, West Bromwich
          • Selly Manor - 3.9 km
            Sycamore Road, Birmingham
          • Museum of the Jewellery Quarter - 6.6 km
            75 - 80 Vyse St, Birmingham
          • The Public - 2.7 km
            New Street, West Bromwich
          • Broadfield House Glass Museum - 5.5 km
            Compton Dr., Kingswinford
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            92

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBirminghamGreat Barr Hotel

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          Great Barr Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Great Barr Hotel

          Average guest rating

          6.8out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 86 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Single
            8.2

            It was convenient (I was attending a political meeting at the hotel).

          • Couple
            9.0

            It's convenient location and quietness

            Room a bit small

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The staff at The Great Barr were extremely pleasant and helpful. We are vegeterians and the lady working in the dining room went to great lenghts to ensure we had enough to eat! Would definately stay there again.

          • Single
            7.0

            Location, Price, Free Wifi. Room and bed were both clean and decent choice of channels on the TV.

            As other reviewers have noted, it is a bit of a rabbit warren when trying to find your room. Whilst it is apparent that some updating has taken place, there is a long way to go to get all the rooms up to standard. Though my room was clean the chair was worn, the door needed a good slam to close it and the decor in general was very tired. Having said all that, I had a comfortable nights sleep, the location was excellent and all the foregoing should be balanced against the fact that the room was only £30 for the night.

          • Single
            6.6

            Very small bathroom. Was quite difficult to get a shoer as it was too low down

          • Single
            5.0

            Needs major upgrading - very dated & old

            Location

          • Single
            8.2

            Nice staff. Made you feel welcome when you arrived. The room was quite nice. There was two big funtions going on with quite a bit of loud music but I couldn,t hear it from my room as the bedrooms are away from that area so I had a really good sleep.

          • Single
            6.6

            The Breakfast was fantastic, and for an overnight stay I was pleased with the rate.

            Unfortunately the stay was marred by a depressingly small room accessed by a maze of corridors. If all you want to do is sleep and shower.... Fine

          • Single
            7.4

            It was conveniently close to the person I was visiting.

            WiFi was dis-functional from the room I had.

          • Single
            6.2

            It was good it had a nice bar served food although I was informed that the restaurant was closed the evening I was ther but bar snacks were available and had entertainment on.

            The room was a bit tired the main areas were nice

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Good location, Good size bedroom with excellent en-suite bathroom. spotlessly clean. Friendly staff & good breakfast. We intend to stay again early in the new year.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            THe Hotel Staff are really friendly that make our stay more pleasant

          • Single
            6.6

            Its location being close to m5

          • Single
            2.8

            The room I ended up getting moved to at half past midnight

            Well where do I start..... On arrival at the hotel it took us 30min before the recepstionist got to us then to be told that they had giving my room away even tho I booked it a week before..they then said they had 1 room left but it had not been made up so they said that they where going to do it so I followed them up to the room to drop my bags off and they then told me that the room is being used by a member of staff it was stinking so after getting dinner I went back up to the room and it was disgusting the bed had yellow staines in it no duvet cover the toilet had lots of pubic hair lying everywhere the bin had not been emptied....so I went downstairs and complained they then said the room was 39pound a night but they charged me 50 pound for the first room I was meant to get and never got refunded..so they then said that they had a suite left but wanted me to pay a futher 100pound no way I said and all they kept on saying was the manager will go mad I had to laugh at that...the result was I got the suite for no extra charge but I will never step foot in that hotel again

          • Single
            10.0

            Excellent value for money. Comfy room and good food. Great to have free Internet access.

            With regards to the Internet access, concerned that this is provided via an unsecured network. This does not protect the hotel from liability claims or the customer from identify theft and/or fraud.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Great Barr Hotel - Birmingham Birmingham location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Pear Tree Drive Newton Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B43 6HS

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Birmingham
            8.1 km
          Airports
          • Birmingham International Airport (BHX)
            17.4 km
          • East Midlands (EMA)
            52.9 km
          Train Stations
          • Witton
            6.2 km
          • Birmingham Snow Hill
            7.9 km
          • Bus stop
            1.6 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            92

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBirminghamGreat Barr Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

          Use Badge