BEST WESTERN Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel,  Lichfield

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Bird Street, WS13 6PR, Lichfield, Great Britain - See map
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The Best Western Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel is a former 18th century coaching inn, set in the heart of Lichfield just a five minute stroll away from the famous cathedral and within easy reach of Birmingham and the motorway network. So, whatever you want from your break, you'll never want for anything in the convenience stakes! The hotel's 45 ensuite bedrooms are furnished to a very high standard and feature all the facilities that you might need to make your stay comfortable. Free Wi-Fi? Check. Superior rooms? Check. Four poster options for special occasions? Check! When it comes to the culinary, our carvery restaurant features the best of local, seasonal produce with homemade soup or hors d'oeuvres to start, a choice of roasts and Chef's Specials for main course and a tempting selection of desserts and coffee. Away from the hotel, shopping is a must, museum visiting is a pleasure and nightlife is a hoot! Enjoy your stay.

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  • 5
    « Excellent Hotel »

    Have just got back from the George hotel What a warm welcoming place the room was very good with all the amenities that you would expect from a larger higher grade establishment The staff were very friendly and attentive And as for Darwins the hotels restaurant Where do i start the quality of the food and service were top notch Dinner was up to a standard that should deserve an AA rosette And to top our foodie experience Breakfast was probably one of the best we have had in many a year So to be precise and to the point If you are staying in Litchfield its a no brainer Stay at the George!!!!

    1
    « Totally ruined by cleaning staff, gossiping and laughing outside door at 8am waking all up. »

    Stayed here, room was lovely, ate in the restaurant, very nice. On a night out so had decided to skip breakfast next morning and have a nice rare lie in. A day off work booked and looking forward to this treat. Oh no a lie in wasn't to be, was woke up by 2 cleaning staff at just gone 8am laughing loudly and talking for 15 minutes about everything and anything. They only stopped when I went out into the corridor in my nightshirt to actually see who was causing all the noise!!! They must have woke everyone up on that corridor that morning who wasn't up. Unprofessional!!! And totally ruined an otherwise nice stay. Have some consideration for your guests. Ended up checking out before 9.30. (Maybe that's the plan).

    4
    « Great location »

    This hotel is in a good location, it has parking at the back (free) the rooms are small but clean and tidy, the hotel has a restaurant which is quite pricey but you have the option of eating in the bar which is cheaper, or you have the option of an Indian or thai restaurant over the street from the main door, we tried them both and they were worth a visit.

    5
    « Excellent room »

    Had a brilliant weekend away with my wife and friends. Gin bar good, restaurant was brilliant with good food, if a little limited on choice, but good that was on offer was very good. Room 41 was brilliant and very modern, obviously recently decorated. Couldn't fault our stay.

    5
    « Beautiful hotel »

    We were fortunate to stay at the George this weekend. The hotel is set in the heart of Lichfield and handy for everything including the stunning Cathedral. We stayed in a larger than average room with a four poster bed and large well equipped bathroom. The power shower was the best we have experienced in a hotel. We were also fortunate to have booked into their restaurant (Darwins) the food was delicious and the staff friendly and well informed about the food they were serving. I would definitely book again. Thank you for making our stay such an enjoyable one.

    4
    « Nice Venue »

    Started to rain so decided to treat ourselves to an afternoon tea, lovely lounge, comfortable seats, very friendly and helpful staff, great selection of cakes, good pot of tea and a lovely experience. Well worth a visit.

    3
    « Afternoon tea »

    I wanted to write this review to aid my fellow celiacs when choosing a gluten free afternoon tea. The gluten free option was very poor. 4 cakes and I use the word cakes loosely, they were 3 Mrs Crimbles branded products, one chocolate macaroon, one macaroon with a jammy centre and a Bakewell slice. The fourth was a meringue with three strawberries and a swirl of cream. There was plenty of hot tea and coffee but I would not recommend the afternoon tea.

    5
    « Great value »

    I stayed here on 2 occasions first was awesome ..room ..staff...the lot...second time ...it's not as bad as your thinking ...my room was like a sauna. ..I lost weight in my sleep even when I turned the room heater off...the than that ...Great location ..to lots of things ...tons of places to eat ...scales round the corner is very nice and good fair prices ...I ended up in Sorrento Italian cost me £38 in the end. But work paid so......hotel breakfast is very nice ...not a complant from me...would I stay again ???? Yes I would due to so many choices and places to see and go

    2
    « Dissappointingly dissorganised! »

    In short, a very disappointing visit. Insufficient staff and slow service in the main reception bar. Despite the fact that the event we attended was pre-booked and the food pre-ordered, service was painfully slow, our ?pan fried whitebait? starters were cold, there was no drinks service to the table (we had to fetch our own from the poorly manned bar) and the food was generally poor quality. Shan't be rushing back.

    4
    « Birthday function. »

    Attended a 60th birthday function. Food was very impressive. Beautiful little spread with a gorgeous joint of beef served in a lovely venue. However very much let down by the very, very rude bar man who made buying drinks (at a price that I cannot see as justifiable) a very unpleasant experience. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable night.

  • 3
    « Poor Service -An average night »

    The evening promised well with the ballroom and dining tables being beautifully laid out. Starters were generally good but it was the subsequent delay between this course and the dinner which was unacceptable. Not enough staff on and very average meals. The delay meant a group of people were downing their ale at a rate that would always impact later on. There was also a significant delay in the sweet being served. The food was average even disappointing. The act was good in her first half but in the second half she performed to the now rowdy rabble in the corner. Would I see her again? ....No Service good enough?. No..too slow Good Food? ..Very average.

    5
    « lovely hotel, great location »

    Our room was clean, comfortable and well equipped, the location was great and the food goodand having free parking right in the centre of Lichfield was an added bonus, will definitely return and happily recommend.

    5
    « It's Good! »

    We've visited The George Hotel several times and have never been disappointed. On a couple of occasions we have received an upgraded room which was a lovely surprise. The food has always been of a very high standard and with a good choice. The hotel is situated right in the middle of Lichfield town centre so you can leave your car in the car park and walk everywhere, and the staff have always been pleasant and helpful. What's not to like? We're looking forward to our next visit.

    4
    « Ideal stopover for Lichfield »

    Stopped for one night in September to visit Lichfield, good hotel with city centre parking. Nice atmosphere in the bar and restaurant. Room was small and situated on the front, clean room slept well. Staff were helpful. Have booked again for a longer stay in December.

    4
    « A lovely hotel »

    A visit to the Garrick Theatre is sometimes an excuse for an overnight stay in Lichfield and we always stay at the Garrick. A great hotel. Ideally situated with good food, nice staff and comfortable rooms.

    4
    « Hotel faultless....locals noisy!! »

    Why would you place a 17th century Coaching Inn next to a Walkabout pub??? Shocking lack of foresight from the builders, one which they should be made to pay for... Actually, can not fault the hotel at all. As a Xmas present, my wife brought me a Red Letter Day gift of a night away from the kids and I chose my birthday weekend (birthday on the Monday, so a Saturday night away was a good start...or so we thought at the time)We were "lucky" to be given the stunning 4 poster room on the front of the hotel. Considering I was on crutches after knee surgery (something that wasn't planned when I booked), it was actually fairly easy to access and the room was massive. We had a great afternoon wandering around the town, an amazing Thai meal just over the road and a few tasty pints at the Kings Head, all within easy hobbling distance. Then we tried to get to sleep. Therein lays the problem with the aforementioned lack of planning. The narrow road was packed with people trying to get into the Walkabout pub...and screaming etc until daft o'clock in the morning. I was that young once (still mentally am) so I never complain about people enjoying themselves on weekends. Whilst you can't blame the hotel for exterior noise, I would certainly recommend trying to avoid those front facing rooms if you can, if you're staying at a weekend. We certainly will return, and take on board our own advice!! The hotel staff are all great, the breakfast was top notch, the room clean and comfortable. The nly other sight concern was parking. We just managed to squeeze into the car park, which is free for guests, but I am sure the public car park directly next to it was using it as an overflow. It certainly is a charming, welcoming place and we heartily recommend it!!

    4
    « The George Litchfield »

    Stayed Thursday night at end of September as part of Secret escapes offer. Ideal central location for city , cathedral etc. Car park a little difficult to find. Nice friendly staff, excellent buffet breakfast. Dinner included was good value although service a little disjointed. Room fine. Would recommend and would certainly stay again if in the area.

    5
    « Stay in Licfield »

    Overall a very pleasant experience. We were entertaining friends from Scotland who enjoyed Litchfield and the daily trip into Birmingham by train.Pleasant cheerful staff and good dining facilities made all the diierence

    5
    « Very relaxing »

    Huge room with four poster bed. Large TV set. Very nice evening meal. Very filling breakfast, with good choice of items. Friendly staff. Good atmosphere in Darwin's. Would definitely pay a return visit.

    5
    « Micks Bday »

    We have just returned from another fantastic weekend in Lichfield where we stayed at The George Hotel . Exceptional hotel , well presented , reasonably priced great food & great company . We went on the gin trail which was so much fun & didn't have far to go to get back to the hotel as its right in the heart of the city .

  • 5
    « Fantastic hotel, great position »

    I stayed in this hotel for just one night, but I'd have stayed more! Rooms are so old-fashion but very clean, I really appreciated the style and the kindness of staff. I'll come back for sure! Free wi-fi everywhere. Very warm, maybe too much sometimes, breakfast was good.

    5
    « Afternoon tea »

    We had a lovely experience at the George Hotel when we had afternoon tea. There were 5 of us who wanted afternoon tea, a venue we had booked for were actually closed. So on very short notice the George accommodated us. We have a delightful experience with excellent food and service.

    3
    « Not the venue for gluten free afternoon tea »

    Several of us arrived for afternoon tea which had been booked long before. It took the staff more than half an hour past the booked time to set up. Whether they had forgotten wasn't clear. But it wasn't the best welcome. The staff were nice, but the food was uninspired. The vegetarian among us was served salmon among her sandwiches and surprise was expressed that this wasn't OK. As the only gluten free, I am used to eating strange things, but I wasn't expecting to be served 4 Mrs Crimbles cakes - I can get those at home! We had a nice time as we were among friends, but the tea really didn't come up to scratch. Truly, if you want a decent afternoon tea, go to Mackenzies. It's cheaper, and better by a country mile.

    5
    « Perfect Location; Lovely Room with a 4 poster bed! »

    We stayed one night in an 'Executive Double room' and were very pleased to discover it had a 4 poster bed ... definitely worth paying extra! Our room was bright and airy and had recently been refurbished with modern bright decor. Alan, the hotel manager is very attentive and eager to please. The only downfall is the tight parking and lack of spaces at certain times. The hotel being central is a perfect location for exploring Lichfield in all its beauty and you MUST visit Lichfield's stunning cathedral!!!

    2
    « Nice place poor food »

    Came with friends for afternoon tea. Lovely setting and helpful staff however afternoon tea was really poor for the price. Couple of plain boring dry sandwiches tiny bit of side lettuce. Didn't look or taste great. Cakes were ok but nothing special. Much nicer places in Lichfield for afternoon tea. However the hot food looked and smelt lovely Wouldn't rush back

    3
    « Well situated for seeing exploring lichfield. »

    We stayed with another couple for 3 nights in a superior room inclusive of evening meal at a special rate. The room was spacious but quite noises with the extractor fan out side our window plus being woken at 7am with the uploading of beer barrels. I recommend you get a room facing the front. Also the on suit had no heated towel rail for your towels and was quite cold coming out of the Shower. I would also check if you have walking impediment that your room is accessible via a lift as our room was quite a walk via stairs.

    4
    « Stayed a number of times. »

    Always a warm welcome , staff well presented and helpful. Lounge and bar area very warm and relaxing.Restaurant always appear busy ,for the sports fans there is a few pubs nearby showing sky sports /bt sports. Downside is the rooms to the rear get an early wake up around 6am when the hotel gets deliveries.

    5
    « Its old but we love it...Lichfield Centre »

    We have stayed at the George several times and would always do so if within range. It is an old, traditional, comfortable hotel...lots of corridors. a fine example of an Assembly Room from and earlier age. (I performed there once when we lived in Lichfield). The food is good, a good breakfast and this time we had one of the larger rooms which was very pleasant. The location could not be better, within minutes walk of the sights and places...just great all round.

    4
    « Better than expected! »

    Ideally situated in the town centre with some great pubs and eateries very close by. Within walking distance to the cathedral and market square this is a nice, well presented hotel that can get very busy at times. It's restaurant Darwins is very popular and booking is highly recommended. The rooms are clean, and average sized, but may be in need of a refurb soon. If there is a downside it is that it can get quite noisy at night with the revellers from the pub opposite, but it is the town centre, so noise is to be expected. The only point that let it down for me was the buffet breakfast which was nice, but could have been warmer as too could have the plates. The staff are friendly and very helpful and the overall experience was a pleasant one, I would definitely go back!

    5
    « Enjoyable stay »

    My sister and i had a very nice one night stay here. Every thing was very good. The room very spacious and the bathroom had just been refurbished. Breakfast and dinner was tasty. Would recommend. City of Lichfield also worth a visit.

  • 5
    « A gem in the centre of Lichfield »

    We were fortunate enough to be able to book this three night stay through Secret Escapes at an extremely good rate, not knowing what we were letting ourselves in for. We thorougly enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and spotlessly clean and the staff were extremely helpful. Breakfasts were great with choices for all tastes and we couldn't fault the portions of the two course dinner with glass of prosecco included.

    4
    « Training course venue »

    We booked one of the conference rooms which served our purpose very well. The bedroom was nice and the food and service very good throughout. Parking is limited to about 40 spaces. The hotel is very convenient for the town centre and you can walk 5 mins to a local park which is a good route to run around.

    4
    « Visit Lichfield Tour »

    Had a long weekend here, One of the best hotels we have stayed in. Very clean hotel, good size bedroom. Very helpful & friendly staff. One of the best free wifi we have used.Great choice of breakfast.We had two evening meals good choice and fresh ingredients. Very professional restaurant manager. Free parking. There were a number of events on but we heard no noise from these. We would stay again.

    4
    « An Informal Meeting Place »

    For our reunion we wanted a friendly, informal hotel that could accommodate our comings and goings. The George fitted the bill.It'san old coaching inn in the centre of town with good parking and a large meeting area inside. There's a bar and a dining area which acts as a carvery at lunch time and a restaurant in the evening.Several different menus gave us a good choice at reasonable prices. Breakfast was particularly enjoyable and tasty A fun part of the day was trying to find your room along the maze of corridors Bedrooms and bathrooms are an adequate size, very cleanand with good storage for the short time we were there. We slept well. Staff were friendly and helpful,always smiling,ready for a joke or with information about the town. We really enjoyed our three days there and look forward to meeting there again.

    5
    « Great value place to stay »

    We booked a Superior room on a DBB rate with Secret Escapes and it was excellent value for money. The hotel is well situated in the centre of Lichfield, with limited parking at the rear, (we got parked fine but there was a function on later and the car park filled up quickly). it is old and full of character. Our room was large and very comfortable with a small but newly refurbished bathroom. The restaurant also looked newly refurbished and we had a very good meal there, with attentive and friendly service too. Only very slight issue was that the lady on reception when we checked in didn't tell us that there was a lift and also didn't take a credit card for additional costs, so when we tried to order drinks and charge them to the room we couldn't initially do this. The hotel exceeded our expectations and we would stay here again.

    3
    « Quite Expensive - but comfortable »

    We stayed at the George at short notice. The bar is good and the beer (real ale) is excellent. The breakfasts are very good and fresh. The rooms are comfortable. If you want a drink when the bar is closed then the night porter is very happy to help.

    5
    « Amazing place to stay. »

    Great Hotel very friendly staff, room 25 with four poster bed and lounge area and on suite we stayed for 2 nights and would stay again. Breakfast and food brilliant and I'm picky but will leave that you to decide

    5
    « location »

    Great location in pedestrian area of the city center close to the cathedral, lovely walk around a small lake. Parking is very tight and crowded, sometime we got the last parking space. Beautiful old hotel with surprisingly big rooms, it is old so do not expect modern layout with no steps. The elevator is small but adequate.

    4
    « Return short stay visit »

    4th time we have stayed there. Room on second floor. Clean and comfortable. Good parking facilities. City centre easily accessible. Slightly noist late evning from nearby bars but only to be expected. Dining room has changed since last visit and sorry the carvery is no longer there. Overall, a good place to stay.

    5
    « Better than expected... »

    Booked this hotel through secret escapes for one night in a superior room. We checked in with no problems at all and made our way to our room. We were pleasantly surprised to find we had been given a large, four poster room with additional extras! Lovely bed, great sized room, complimentary chocolates, beams etc The room was across from wallkabout and we experienced no noise whatsoever and the window was open. Air con worked fine, the staff friendly, clean and tidy hotel (stayed in worse 4* hotels) great breakfast included. Lovely stay which exceeded our expectations.... thank you ??

  • 4
    « One Night Stay - OK for One Night »

    I would have been upset if I had to spend more than one night here. Although dated (this generally does not bother me) the air con did not work on a very hot night. The room for £106 was incredibly small and I think very over priced indeed considering the star rating of the hotel. For that amount of money I'd expect a refurbished room at least. Also I'd like a room that does not smell from smoke (not caused by someone smoking in the room but having to keep the room window open whilst being in close proximity to the smoking area) :( I guess the air con would have been handy. The room was found after entering a rickety lift that seemed to take forever to reach the floor. The bathroom was dated - took ages to run hot water both evening and morning. WiFi was fine and worked ok. Breakfast was likely the best part. I was early - the night porter was incredibly charming and helpful and I'd say the best part of the stay. This guy really went out of his way to get me coffee (he did not have to) and was helpful and efficient too on my check out. If I could guarantee a better room next time I'd book - Approach with Caution

    5
    « Great Hotel with lots of Character! »

    This is a lovely ?old fashioned? hotel with plenty of character (unlike the majority of hotels today). The room was quaint with lots of exposed beams, comfy bed, mini bar, desk, etc.? everything you would expect. Staff friendly, lovely dining room and fantastic breakfast. I would definitely go back here again rather than to one of the soulless hotel chains that seem to be everywhere these days!

    1
    « Never Again »

    We had a party booking here as a set meal. The soup came out and we all sat waiting for the bread rolls .Side plates were set out and butter on the table. Guess what ! We had to pay for a bread roll. Never in my years of eating out has anyone had to pay for a bread roll with soup. We all sat stunned by this statement. The main course came out which was chicken. This was old not overcooked just old with no flavour. The veg was mixed up in a bowl. Very uninspiring. So I had the cheeseboard as the end to the meal. Laughably there was a cheese knife on the board.no wedges of cheese but the thinnest slices they could have cut. You could almost see the board through them. Needless to say we wont be going back there again.

    2
    « Unreasonable NOISE! »

    We arrived on Friday evening after arranging a one night stay through Secret Escapes. The room was a superior double (room 20) on the second floor overlooking the street. It was spacious and well decorated and at first glance appeared ideal. My wife commented on a musty smell, which on opening the bathroom door was very bad. There was a blockage in the bath drain with a strong and very unpleasant smell. No apologies from reception, but they did send someone up very quickly. After the application of a very strong drain fluid the problem appeared solved but we noticed that the bath took a long time to drain. A second man arrived this time Andrew an assistant manager. He offered us another room, but only a standard double, the only one left apparently. We were taken to see the room at the rear of the hotel, which was smaller and a little gloomy and stuffy, so we opted to stay in room 20. This was a mistake as it turned out. At dinner we appreciated the offer of a free bottle of wine for our inconvenience. The two course meal included as part of the Escapes deal was good and we enjoyed our meal. On returning to the room there was noise and loud music coming from the Walkabout bar across the street. We managed to get to sleep at first but were woken by rowdiness and increased volume of music at 1 am. A quick check on the internet revealed the bar was open till 3am on Friday and Saturday and sleep became impossible until after the bar closed. Whilst we were awake as the loud booming music and rowdiness continued we checked the internet for previous reviews which revealed the same problem going back to 2014 when the management replied to one reviewer by saying they were working with the local council to solve the issue. Two years later it seems they failed. We complained to reception on checkout but did not get an apology or an explanation as to why they would let out a room knowing there was a serious noise problem. Daniel on reception stated that it was a rare event as the club was restricted to a certain level of noise. Our scanning of reviews seems to contradict this statement (8th and 3rd Sept to name but 2 recent reviews). We found Daniel's response unsympathetic and defensive and we had to ask 3 times for their complaints procedure. We were given an email address by Daniel for the general manager at The George. We had a dreadful night and felt exhausted the next day which spoilt our enjoyment. Our recommendation is to avoid street facing rooms on Friday and Saturday.

    5
    « Great place to stay »

    Wonderful hotel room, spacious and comfortable with comfy four poster bed. It was actually a small suite, with separate seating area and a very well appointed bath room. It was spotless! The staff was first class, all helpful and friendly. Andrew, the bar steward, is excellent and takes a real pride in his job. Breakfast was well organised with replenishment of dishes at the breakfast buffet, waitresses were attentive and friendly. Our only minor complaint is that catering for bar meals is hit and miss, depending on how busy the rest of the hotel is with functions. After two bar meals, we then opted to eat out and did not use Darwins, so cannot comment on the restaurant food. As a lovely, convenient place to stay and visit the National Memorial Arboretum, it was first class.

    1
    « Free parking »

    Do not rely on it being free parking I have just received a parking fine for 2 hour disabled parking with a badge. After an afternoon tea that I would not recommend this was the icing on the very poor cake

    4
    « Overnighter »

    This hotel is very good and central for the city. The staff are very helpful. We had an upgraded room with a four-poster bed which was very comfortable only downside is the room was on the top floor / roof area. Food was very good

    3
    « Okay, Could Be Done Better »

    Visited for Afternoon Tea with the girls - for what you pay, you can't really complain, but if you are looking for a sophisticated Afternoon Tea experience then I wouldn't recommend The George. But as I say, the price you pay is spot on for what you receive for a casual experience. It would be a better experience if they at least upgraded the tea to loose leaf tea.

    5
    « superb hotel in central Lichfield »

    From the minute we arrived on a buyagift voucher the service we received was outstanding. Friendly reception staff upgraded us to a four poster spacious room. The hotel has the feel of a boutique hotel. We ate in the dining room and were not disappointed. Outstanding food. Nothing was. too much trouble for all serving staff. Breakfast of a high quality and food cooked to oreder. Thank you.

    3
    « Shame about the noise »

    Sadly this hotel is let down by its position. Staff were great and very professional but the room we had was opposite a newly constructed Walkabout which on both nights we stayed, Saturday and Sunday, had music and people blaring until the early hours of the morning. Such a shame the council agreed to have the club built there as the hotel is ideally positioned for all the local attractions. Would recommend Lichfield but sadly not the hotel to stay. The restaurant was great food and great staff. Shame.

  • 4
    « Very comfortable and lots of character »

    The George is a very nice and atmospheric old coaching inn in the heart of Lichfield. We were recently guests at a wedding and booked a room for the night. It was well presented, spacious and very comfortable - a great night's sleep in fact. Breakfast was included in our tariff and was extremely wholesome and filling! The staff were very helpful and nothing seemed too much trouble. It all made for a very pleasant stay indeed - we will definitely return at some point!

    3
    « small room »

    Our room was very small and stuffy and unfortunately we could not open window. As we have stayed at the George before several times we did feel that this was the poorest room we have ever had. Breakfast was the poorest we have ever had and there was no eggs and a guest asked for eggs only one was brought out of the kitchen although there were many guests waiting for breakfast and it was well within the breakfast time. Scrambled eggs were not available either.

    4
    « Very good for price »

    The hotel was very nice and clean and decor good. Unfortunately our air conditioning unit in the family bedroom was broken and as we were at the top of the hotel on a warm couple of days it was uncomfortable at night. I We thought there should have been a childrens evening menu but buffet breakfast was very good. We would return again as I think we were unfortunate with the air conditioning.

    4
    « Overnght stop »

    We arrived very late in the day it was a little difficult working out where the car park was, but once that was worked out and we got into the hotel the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was a lovely surprise with an additional sitting room.

    5
    « Very pleased with our stay »

    Spent two nights at The George recently on holiday. Very pleased indeed with the hotel. All facilities and arrangements entirely satisfactory. Staff were particularly good, extremely professional and helpful, and also very warm and welcoming. Hotel strongly recommended.

    3
    « The george »

    paid £119 for two nights room dark and ginger overlooking a side yard.bar staff not very well trained didn't seemed to know what was what,had to wait on a couple of occasions for someone to come in and serve.woulnt have paid full price.but breakfast good and plenty of variety

    4
    « Ambience of a coaching inn, but lacking quality in detail »

    Stayed here with several friends. Breakfasts were good but the continental version did not include any meat or cheese. Dinner was moderate to large portions and some dishes were better than others. Turkey escalopes nice, rice pudding disastrous. Some staff very good, others not up to standard expected. Property has a nice ambience and is situated very conveniently for the city centre. Car park is rather exposed to public view and adjacent to the public car park. Coaches can only get within 100 yards (in the public car park). Rooms are very varied, may not have an opening window; heavy duvets can be replaced by sheets and blankets on request. Superior rooms may contain 4-poster beds (these are high to scramble in and out of!)

    3
    « Average ok »

    Stopped here on Saturday night meeting friends,the hotel is an average one nothing special a little dated,room a little small but did the job for one night,breakfast was very good lots of choice and very fresh,my only complaint would be they need to leave more milk cartons in the room only enough for one drink unless you like black coffee

    5
    « Excellent Lounge Bar food everytime »

    Whenever I go to Lichfield I always have my lunch at the Lounge Bar at the George. The menu choices are very varied and there are always specials available too. The food is always freshly made and very tasty. I must say the chips are the best highlight. They are some of the best chips that I have ever had and I always order them as a side order. I tend to have one of the sandwiches when I go and the fillings are always generous. The staff are always friendly. Keep it up Lounge Bar!

    2
    « Noise! »

    Generally ok. Although was not happy that I wasn't told that the room I was given looked out onto the high street. A very loud and noisy bar/club is right opposite. Closing time is 2.30am. High level of noise made it impossible to sleep until well after 3am. When complained to reception the morning after and suggested that residents should be told about that I hardly received a flicker of response. No apology. Just an "Oh" - can't believe that's the first time this has been an issue. I suspect weekdays are ok; weekends - avoid street facing rooms.

  • 5
    « Didn't visit but great phone service »

    The loveliest person (Abbie Horton), helped me with all the questions that I needed answers for! Very polite and was very enthusiastic about what events was coming up! Great conversation and I cannot vault her! Great service! Will be staying with my wife and friends for Lola Lamore night! She sorted me out with accommodation! Was only meant to stay for the dinner! All in all, lovely girl! John McGirl.

    4
    « Superior Room »

    Stayed one night after attending a wedding, asked for and got a quiet room, difficult to find (lift to the 1st floor, across a hallway, down a corridor, up some stairs, down two more corridors!!) and you will get to room 41. Not for people with mobility problems. Newly refurbished, a very nice room, very clean and comfortable, more like a suite than a bedroom. Great toiletries, chocolates and complimentary water, a really comfortable stay apart from the temperature as the air conditioning unit didn't work, small bathroom with a shower only. Breakfast was really good with plenty of choice,coffee could have been nicer though. Parking and WiFi was free.

    4
    « Afternoon Tea with a Smile »

    My wife and I called in at The George to ask if Afternoon Tea was still available when we recently visited Lichfield. What a pleasant surprise we had from the moment we arrived. The young lady who met us was so pleasant and accommodating in dealing with our request that we immediately felt welcome. We were thankful that the service was still available and duly ordered a Full Afternoon Tea. We were very pleased with both the quality and quantity of the food that was brought to us and the service was great. At £10.00 per head we were extremely pleased that we called in and will most certainly be going again. Thumbs up from us, well done.

    2
    « Chalk and Cheese »

    Four of us went for a meal in July, excellent starters, main course was very good, the 2 of us had Steak, which was cooked to our liking, medium, with the juices running out when you cut into it. My wife & I returned last weekend, August 20th, table booked for 18-00. We arrived early so that we could have a drink in the Lounge, whilst we studied the Menu. We both opted for the Crispy Duck for starters, & both of us decided to have the 10oz Rump Steak. When I order a Steak meal, I expect to receive ONE piece of steak. When our meals arrived, we both had 2 pieces of steak on our plates! They were wafer thin luke warm & appeared cremated. They well & truly over cooked, no sign of any juices on the plate, before or after cutting into them. I complained to Mark, the Head Waiter, he said he would go & have a word with the Chef. When he returned, all he said was sorry! Also , it was 19-00 when our main course arrived, we were the 1st couple to sit down in the Dining area,other couples came in after we did, & had their meals before us. He came back a 2nd time & said we could send it back.Talk about shutting the stable door! ! ! We probably would have waited another hour. I just replied that I would persevere with the meal, but vowed that it was a customer lost.

    4
    « Excellent accommodation in Room 23 but... »

    We had booked our overnight stay for a night in July at The George in January. We wanted to break our journey home from the Lakes to Hampshire. I had asked when booking if there was disabled parking on site and was told there was. So I was less than pleased to find on arrival that not only were the few disabled spaces already taken but also, because two weddings were taking place at the hotel, the rest of the car park was absolutely crammed full. It was only because we met a very helpful senior member of the hotel staff quite by accident that we were "shoe horned" into a corner. However, once inside, the hotel was very pleasant indeed and we were warmly and professionally greeted by Polly at Reception. We were given directions to our room on the second floor, accessible via a lift. Ours was superior room No 23 as it was apparently the only one with a walk in shower which I must have because of my disability. It was a lovely, bright, fresh room, very well appointed and seemingly quite recently refurbished and spotlessly clean. The bathroom too, with the requested shower cabinet, was excellent. There was also a separate snug with its own TV and sofa. We had been concerned with the wedding parties in the hotel (and there did seem to be a lot of people, quite understandably, enjoying themselves) that we might be disturbed that night by disco noise etc. But we didn't hear a thing and slept very soundly indeed in very comfortable beds. Earlier in the evening we took advantage of the fact that we wouldn't be driving again until the next day and went to the bar. My wife found a very good selection of wines and I found a truly amazing two page gin menu! However, our next disappointment was the in-house Darwin's Restaurant where we had also booked a table in January. It was obviously very popular but unfortunately we didn't find the menu very appealing. A matter of personal taste perhaps. But we did wish we had instead gone to one of the many restaurants offering different cuisines literally right on the doorstep. The buffet breakfast, on the other hand, was excellent offering a very wide and comprehensive choice of hot and cold dishes. And the staff were always cheerful, helpful and courteous. We left feeling refreshed and ready for the next half of our journey home!

    4
    « Not a bad place for the price »

    I stayed here by accident... booked a room on a night out in Birmingham as I headed to Lichfield (for the night after so had to find somewhere else to stay) But I went back the night after to just chill out. Good location, free parking and the staff are very friendly here. The place is slightly outdated but I had a good sleep, no disturbances and just a peaceful night. Enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to anyone travelling to the area.

    5
    « 2 day Break away »

    The George was an excellent place to stay to complete the Real Ale Trail . We booked a superior room and on arrival discovered we had a four poster bed with a seperate dressing room area. The staff were really friendly , breakfast was excellent and we absolutely loved our stay here . So much so we have decided to try to book to go back and take our friends with us .

    4
    « Secret Escape overnight stay »

    We were given a superior room on arrival to the hotel which was lovely,spacious & immaculately presented.The meal in the restaurant that evening was ok,but it appeared disorganised with people waiting a long time for their meal & having to ask for things like water jugs more than once,even though the restaurant was vertually empty when we arrived. My husband enjoyed his meal of lamb shank,however my salmon was very dry & missing the tempura vegetables as advertised. Breakfast was fine & to be honest it was a good night away for a bargain price.

    5
    « Wonderful city »

    The George Hotel was an excellent Hotel to explore this wonderful city. Centrally positioned, with a lovely clean comfortable room. We only had bed & breakfast but dining room and menu looked worth trying. Would definitely stay again if ever in that area.

    4
    « Very nice stay »

    Had a very nice room in this older hotel. Bed was very comfortable and the room was larger than what I had come to expect outside of the more modern chains. Breakfast was very nice with a large selection of foods. What I liked most was the location... easy to walk to dozens of restaurants... unfortunately area shopping is not very convenient to business travelers. Everything opens after 8:30AM and closes by 5:30PM...

  • 4
    « One night stay with superior double room and breakfast »

    The day and evening were one of the hottest days in July and we were attending a wedding which took place in the hotel. The ballroom was beautiful and the air conditioning was an added bonus as it kept the whole day at a perfect temperature. Unfortunately although the bedroom was beautiful the air conditioning was set a temperature which was far too high and could not be reduced. The room was at the top under the roof and the heat was awful. Even with a fan on as well as the air con it was awful. The windows only opened a certain amount and you had to have the blinds down as the room looked into other rooms opposite. Getting ready in the evening was a torment because of the heat in the room and sleeping proved to be difficult also. The breakfast was lovely and the added extras in the room were well received.

    5
    « Great stay »

    Great hotel, was lucky to be given a free upgrade. All the staff members are friendly and give good service. My room was very clean, had all the facilities I required and the bed was really comfortable. Food and service for my evening meal was excellent and reasonably priced if you went for a two or three course deal. Breakfast was good too. Will definitely stay again.

    5
    « Good Comfortable Stay »

    We stayed here for one night on our way home from a Yorkshire. Our room was small for very clean and comfortable. The bed was excellent and we both slept well, we enjoyed our stay. The Hotel is very clean and the staff are very friendly. We stayed with a Groupon Offer which included the evening meal. The food was excellent. Obviously a very good Chef. We also were given tickets for Twycross Zoo. We had a great time there. The only small grumble was that the room and bathroom although clean as already stated, had a musty smell. We mentioned this to one of the housekeepers next morning. We would like to return in the future.

    1
    « Uncomfortable experience avoid room 36 if you want any sleep!! »

    Duty manager not very customer focused on arrival, made us feel at fault over a misunderstanding over payment between the hotel and Vauxhall regarding our "free hotel stay, test drive an Astra" booking, not a good start to our stay! On first inspection Room 36 was a small but adequate double room overlooking a side alley. Unfortunately the alley is used as a short cut to the public car park by drinkers till 3.30am. The room had a Single glazed window,and we realised mid evening it had broken airconditioning,and so was an extremely hot room when the window was closed to keep out the noise. Shower ran cold after 2 minutes and we could not get any further warm water. Beverage tray sparsely stocked with only 1 hot chocolate and 1 packet of biscuits and not much milk for two. At a rate of £96 for room only,it was not good value for money. Impossible to sleep until pubs shut at 3am and delivery van outside woke us up before 7am.Realise it is a central city hotel but have stayed in many central hotels in past without such issues. Breakfast at £6.50 each was plentiful and staff in the morning pleasant enough, but by this time we just wanted to get out of the hotel ASAP. Room 36 - Hot uncomfortable noisy room,best avoided if you want any sleep!!! Sure there are better rooms at the hotel but will not be risking a stay here again!

    4
    « Perfect spot »

    The perfect spot for a city centre hotel, leave your car and explore cathedral, museums, shops and market. The National Memorial Arboretum is just six miles away and well worth a visit, a very moving experience.

    4
    « Lovely Lichfield »

    We have been planning a trip to Lichfield for a long time but it always proved difficult to arrange, we have now been and stayed overnight the hotel was lovely, it was a really good deal the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Dinner was excellent, all in all super. We will be staying again before Christmas.

    4
    « Great Experience »

    Lovely setting for this hotel, Lichfield is a quiet but yet active village where we occupied our time going to Becon Park and Drayton Manor. Hotel is, on the outside, a quaint Tudor style building. Inside it matches this theme with a modern twist. Our family room had a double bed and 2 folding out sofa single beds, with a to in the children's part of room and our part. Ideal for when winding down in evening as it meant kids tv was off and we could have our to in without disrupting them! Room was very tastefully decorated and plent of mod cons. Would love to return, although would hope air conditioning a bit more effective in future. Room was very hot and retained heat despite conditioning which appeared not to make any difference.

    5
    « We Love the George at Lichfield! »

    Always have a great time here. The room we have is ideal for my disabled husband and myself as it has a good size walk in shower. Breakfast is always great with good quality food. We have enjoyed the carvery lunches. Apart from short breaks here, we also spent last Christmas at the George. It was lovely and Christmassy. The hotel is a very short walking distance from the cathedral and also the shops.

    5
    « Excellent hotel »

    Great hotel, location excellent, food fabulous, drinks..bit pricey but loads of pubs to choose from on the door step room was typical hotel room but sadly we couldn't open the window so i found it hard to sleep as no fresh air but that's just me... only fault we had was with reception staff, bit rude at one point and not very helpful with questions we had about our stay. Other than that we had wonderful few nights stay .

    5
    « Return visitors »

    Very comfortable hotel. Pleasant helpful staff. We have stayed at the George a few times and would not hesitate to recommend it. One very slight annoyance is the issue of parking when there are events on in the evenings. Apart from that, excellent.

  • 3
    « Perfect for a short weekend break »

    Great location- easy access to Lichfield city centre. Lovely Breakfast- vegetarian sausages a nice bonus.Friendly and helpful staff. Slightly dated and rooms quite small. Some rooms overlook the busy street so expect noise.

    2
    « Overpriced and noisy... »

    Arrived very tired and hungry after a day out, only to be greeted by a loud reception happening in the conference area. This didn't really bother us - it's a wedding after all so you would expect there to be guests and music, it was the lack of presence from reception for a good 10 minutes which we were frustrated by. Exhausted, we trawled to our room - perhaps being spoilt by the Hilton down the road at St. James park we were disappointed to be greeted by a boxy, dated room facing the Main Street which unfortunately meant we had to listen to the slurred chants of drunken, litchfield yobs until the early hours! If you're looking for a place to literally get your head down for the night then this could be for you, however the hotel isn't good value for money and we certainly wouldn't recommend it to others.

    5
    « Great short break »

    This was my first visit to Lichfield and first time at The George, but the friend I was with has already booked to go back. We had a great Travelzoo deal for one night's accommodation including a meal and a glass of Prosecco, and Lichfield itself was very picturesque. There was loads to do and see. The hotel was great. All together a lovely two days away.

    5
    « Great stay, friendly staff and lovely room! »

    We booked this through secret escapes, got an awesome deal where we got dinner and prosecco every evening and breakfast in the mornings! We booked this as part of our 2 day trip to Alton Towers which is around 45 minutes away. I don't know how new the deal was, but the staff didn't seem 100% sure what it included until we asked on our second night - but after that it was plain sailing and the staff were super friendly and helpful. We didn't realise we got a glass of prosecco each night, so on the second night the waiter delivered it to our bedroom which we thought was a very nice touch and felt very luxurious! The dinner menu has a good selection, the chickpea and butternut squash curry was delicious, and the French onion soup to start was also great. They have an extensive wine list and the waiters all seem fairly clued up as to which ones are the nicest! The breakfast is fab - a great selection of hot food and there's cereals, yoghurts and fruit which was a nice variety as we were there for 3 nights. The room was perfect for 2 - the bed was lovely and big and comfortable, we got robes and slippers, a little box of chocolates, lots of different types of tea and coffee with a kettle etc, and the bathroom was nice and clean and modern. They offer free parking which is a massive bonus, although we did struggle to get a space on one of the nights as there was an event on in the restaurant! But there is a huge public car park next door which we didn't mind paying for a couple of hours. We had read some reviews saying that there was a lot of noise out the front - our room was right out at the front of the hotel opposite a pub, and we didn't really hear any noise or disturbance at all. That being said we did stay Sunday - Wednesday so I couldn't comment on the weekends! I would definitely recommend this for anyone looking to stay in the area - unfortunately we didn't do too much local touristy things as we were exhausted from the theme park but we couldn't really fault the Hotel and it was so much better than staying in a travel lodge for nearly the same price! Would definitely like to go back and see more of Lichfield next time.

    4
    « Centrally located, great service »

    What a great find. The George is centrally located in Lichfield, with all main attractions just minutes away on foot. Parking easy and reception hugely helpful. Rooms were good, well appointed, spotless and with air conditioning - great as the background temperature was quite hot. Nice bar with gin as the main feature. Cooked breakfast delicious, with toast and poached eggs done to order. Christoph and Catherine stood out for their friendly and efficient service. Many thanks, will be back if passing through Lichfield again.

    4
    « Secret escape bargain »

    have stayed at the George before on business always a good Best Western Hotel this Secret Escapes offer was a real bonus really good value, good service a very nice recently refurbished room and good food and service, one of the best best westerns maybe

    4
    « Voucher deal »

    Attracted to voucher deal as Lichfield has family history connections and wanted to find a couple of places. Email contact from hotel confirming booking and from restaurant confirming dining time. Hotel in centre of town but has a reasonable size car park. Very handy for attractions including Cathedral - less than 10 mins walk. Reception was efficient. Room on second floor (lift available) was large, well decorated and characterful with beams and small sitting area, Bathroom was modern and clean and plenty of hot water. Service in 'Darwin's' was very good as was the food in the evening. Breakfast was buffet style but plenty of choice and good quality. Really could not find anything untoward and would definitely stay there again.

    5
    « A weekend in Lichfield at the George »

    The George represents real value for money.Excellent food,friendly and helpful staff who are most welcoming to guests. The hotel is spotlessly clean and is an ideal location to explore the historic city of Lichfield, There are many special deals available giving you a wide range of options for meals,accommodation or special group bookings.

    2
    « Poor »

    Booked two rooms. One room the air conditioning didn't work. Complained to staff twice who promised someone would be up. Nobody ever came. Constant noise of shouting and screaming from drunks throughout the night until around 4am. Windows not sound proof at all. Shower would only run scalding hot. Spent nearly £500 and got two tiny rooms. Room next to us flooded at 2am and walls are like paper so got to listen to the staff remonstrating loudly with next room. Avoid. Try the premier inn down the road.

    4
    « Pleasant stay »

    The superior room was clean and well equipped. The members of staff were polite and friendly, particularly the housekeeping staff.The food in Darwin's restaurant was lovely and well presented. Overall a pleasant experience.

  • 4
    « Weekend break »

    Location is excellent staff very friendly and helpful , even before arrival when asked advice . Room was a bit cramped and dark , but very clean . Darwins resturant breakfast excellent very wide choice again staff helpful . Had one evening meal found chicken a little tough , but overall meal was ok Parking is acceptable first come first served Will book for next year

    4
    « Good city centre hotel »

    If you want a central location (it is right amongst the bars and restaurants which have a very sophisticated vibe ) with a reasonable price this is the place for you. The staff are very attentive and efficient and the hotel is clean well maintained and has a very comfortable feel about it I had a single room which I could find no fault with. I did not eat in the evening but the breakfast was a very nice buffet style and with a well maintained offering the staff were efficient and attentive. Parking on arrival was limited but with patience I got a spot an adjacent shoppers car park was also very full I believe there is a new multi story close by for alternative use wasn't made aware of this by reception perhaps a point to pick up on.

    4
    « Spoilt experience »

    Four couples stayed on a Saturday evening we were booked in for Dinner ,bed and breakfast. Could fault hotel really, excellent value, great food and a beautiful hotel with lots of character. Only thing I would say waiting staff at dinner were a little unfriendly and un welcoming apart from one dark headed girl with glasses she was v warm. Now oh my life rooms at front of hotel were a night mare , we hardly had a wink of sleep till about 3:30am the the bars in the street were so so noisy and v rowdy, the locals were party animals to say the least. This must be a nightmare for this Hotel as it made our experience quite unpleasant and tiring thr next day, this is no reflection on Hotel, just maybe get local council involved in the time the bar across the way closes (3am) and police presence on kicking out time to control locals. Next time a room round back for us. Lichfield is a lovely town, wurh a great selection of shops.

    4
    « Very pleasant »

    Stayed at the the george just for 1 night on a secret escapes deal ... £100 for a 2 course meal with a glass of prosecco and bed and breakfast. . Have to say we were very pleased with everything ... the room was a nice big room with a very comfortable huge bed was a bit dated as far as the decor was concerned but very clean and comfortable.... the bathroom looked like it had had a refurbished and was absolutely lovely ...the meal was great couldn't complain at all and breakfast was buffet style but again excellent. .. the staff at the hotel was absolutely lovely very happy and helpful ... the hotel itself is located perfectly in the centre of lichfield with all the pubs restaurants shops within seconds on foot .. we had a lovely night and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone ..

    5
    « Lovely afternoon tea »

    I booked an afternoon tea for two people, the traditional tea is priced at £10pp. The hotel is on the high street and we were seated in the window in a lovely bright restaurant. The afternoon tea arrived with an array of cakes and sandwiches and a large pot of tea, you could also choose coffee. We enjoyed egg mayonnaise and turkey and cranberry sandwiches. There was also smoked salmon sandwiches but neither of us like smoked salmon so I asked to change them. This was no problem at all and the staff asked what we would prefer, we opted for more turkey and cranberry sauce sandwiches as these had a thick slice of turkey and a delicious cranberry sauce. Then it was time for the cakes, fruit scone each with clotted cream and strawberry jam which were very substantial. We followed this with a delicious slice each of lemon drizzle cake and then enjoyed ginger/maple syrup cake and gooey chocolate fudge slices. We asked for another pot of tea which arrived quickly. The afternoon tea was excellent value, at no point were we rushed to finish and spent a good hour at the hotel. When the bill came it was a bargain £20. We had a lovely time and I will definitely return.

    3
    « needs to tidy up a bit »

    Good location, older staff extreemly helpfull but younger staff need a lot of training. Breakfast is very very poor . The staff were most unhelpfull and had to be asked to clean the table before setting it up. The food selection was not great and totally dried out from sitting under heat lamps. There was no bread selection just toast and crustu croissants!!!! The teapots were filthy and in need of replacing or a long soak in some form of cleaner. As with the George it is a noisey hotel and an old hotel. It suited our brief stay as only hotel in the centre of Lichfield where we had to be based for our visit. It could be a super place if it was cleaned up a bit and staff need a bit more training.

    5
    « Lovely hotel »

    We stayed at the George for one night we had lovely big ,clean comfortable bedroom had a lovely buffet breakfast the following morning hotel very close to shops & restaurants & cathedral ,all the staff lovely but gentleman on reception could be a little more friendly but he was polite

    3
    « Good hotel »

    The George Hotel is clean and well positioned. It seems as it was renovated recently. The staff seemed a bit confused and not every member was friendly. Overall an ok experience. It does offer free parking. Just be careful to check whether breakfast is included or not.

    5
    « Excellent from booking to staying !! »

    Having joined Best Western Rewards about 15 months ago and collected points we discovered last week we had accrued enough points to book a free night away! So on a sudden impulse I chose The George. We have never been to Lichfield plus it was close to the National Memorial Arboretum where we had always wanted to visit. Rang the reservation centre - not knowing how to do this ! Spoke to BEA - she was so friendly, laughed with me, advised me and helped me through the process ! Saturday 9th July overnight stay booked - only had to pay for breakfast ! Sounds good to Me ! Then bless her sends a wonderful card and complimentary bottle of wine to the room for our arrival ! Hope her boss is taking note of her excellent customer service ! (Thank you Bea we had a lovely time x) The hotel was lovely, staff friendly, room air conditioned, breakfast was varied and wifi was so easy. They were very busy as there was a wedding on and many stayed over night - but this never affected the service we received ! Location - on the main road with all the restaurants and bars. In fact the restaurant we chose after reading trip advisor was the Rainbow Thai - had to smile it was probably ten steps from our hotel entrance ! Can see why it is so highly rated ! We also tried La Reve, cocktail bar on the same road / mmm coconut dacquri !!! Lichfield lovely - well worth a visit ! But must also mention on the Sunday we drove - 15 mins to the National Memorial Arboretum - humbling and well Worth a visit ! Thank you Best Western / another excellent short couples break ! Looking forward to our next ! Through joining you we are travelling to locations throughout the country to have short breaks from work and being carers of grandson and ageing mother with Alzheimer's /and discovering the wonderful towns and cities of the U.K. Although we are also hoping to try your hotels abroad ! If you don't belong to Best western rewards please do - we have so benefitted from their care !

    4
    « George Hotel Litchfield »

    The rooms were clean and comfortable, some fitted with air conditioning units which should be switched on if the room is hot, food was delivered to the table hot and very nice, The staff were very helpful, polite, and smart. only problem was connecting to the internet.

  • 1
    « Does a double mean 2 singles put together? »

    The room I have stayed in is clearly one that needs updating - the décor reminded me of houses that hit the headlines for not being touched since the 50/60's. This, however, can be overlooked as it fits in to the style of the property itself. What cannot be overlooked is the fact they put two single mattresses on a divan base and are passing it off as a double! To me that is disgraceful, had I realised this when I took the room I would have requested a change but as I was in bed around 12am it was too late to do anything. A point worth noting and double (no pun intended) checking. I did make staff aware when I left and this was the first time in the history of the hotel anyone has mentioned this 'as the singles butt up together very well'......Grrrrrrr Another point to note - its worth closing the window before sleeping if you don't fancy being woken up at 4am to go and shut it due to the rattling sound it makes........then not getting back to sleep due to the 2 singles coming apart......take some time to check it out.........yaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn

    5
    « Leavers Prom at the George »

    Our prom at The George hotel was amazing! Thanks to many staff members at The George our prom was a huge success as they catered for our every need, were polite, helpful, ensured we enjoyed our experience and that the ideas we developed could be easily implicated into their lovely venue. Would definitely recommend for an event if you're looking for a perfect, elegant venue that's allows you to party! Thanks so much!

    5
    « The George Lichfield »

    Staff were welcoming and helpful. Food was delicious and restaurant staff efficient and attentive. Thought the prices were reasonable.. Large glass of red £5.40. Room was clean and comfortable. Would recommend this as a base for visiting the area. We visited the cathedral and travelled out to the National Memorial Arboretum

    2
    « Do they really know who they are talking too..! »

    Have stayed at this Hotel on numerous occasions over the past few years, recently we have found ourselves in a position that we needed to spend more time locally to Lichfield and obviously as a Best Western member the George seemed ideal. Big mistake, our first visit was a walk in and was told by reception to ring direct for their best deals, this we have done over the last few weeks when staying one or two nights only to find they would not match the Internet, so we booked via the web, then when we arrived we were given a short rift and a diabolical room...the staff are so far up their own backsides they make you feel inferior, this needs sorting out...pronto...!

    5
    « Lovely central location »

    The hotel is in a lovely central location, comfortable room and pleasant staff. We stayed in a superior room which was lovely. Breakfast was also lovely. Would defiantly recommend and plan to return again soon.

    5
    « Lovely hotel »

    My wife and I spent a Saturday night at the hotel after dropping my daughter off as friends. Bit of a spare of the moment decision. Really enjoyed my stay , hotel was lovely. We had a good size room with ensuite facilities. Hotel situated at the heart of Lichfield easy access to all the sites.

    3
    « Room spoilt stay »

    Hotel and food excellent but the room we had was very poor. The room was very small and dark with a view of a wall could not even see the sky, the windows both in the room and bathroom could not be opened for safety reasons?.

    5
    « Lovely! »

    We came to The George, Lichfield for a Regency event. It was a short, easy walk from the train station (yes, even with our enormous ball gown and frock coat filled suitcases) and in a wonderful, central, safe location. We could quickly walk all around town from the hotel to every sort of restaurant, park and museum. Our room was very pretty, spotless and spacious enough for two. There is a lift. All the staff we met were friendly and helpful, even when things got busy. There is a computer for guest's use on the ground floor. Breakfast was okay. The restaurant room was lovely but the buffet got a bit depleted at times (for vegetarians). Choices varied from day to day. We had a late supper in the bar one evening and it was very relaxing. The event we attended was in the hotel in a gorgeous room, so it was a real joy just to walk our sore, dancing feet down the hall and around the corner to flop into bed. The hotel is beautiful and retains a lot of period charm. The staff truly make you feel welcome. We would absolutely want to stay here again when in Lichfield.

    2
    « Ghostly Apparition in room 41 »

    Upon arrival we were 'greeted' by a very ill mannered chap, who signed us in after many a moment on the telephone. We proceeded to walk into a darkening labyrinth of hallways plastered in carpeted tapestries of a sinister kind. This theme continued into room 41, in which we found to our delight later that very night. After eating at the local Chinese (Lichfield House - which we must say was utterly fabulous) and getting sodden down to my long John's in the pouring rain, we reached the hotel. We proceeded into our room to sleep off the food we had just eaten prior, but we were awoken to a very eerie sound emanating from the lavatory. My wife was terrified at such a sound, so I proceeded to scout the lavatory. To my horror, a loft hatch was open and a mysterious ghostly apparition clambered out in front of my eyes. This fellow was similar in that to a man pictured on a painting further on down the hallway. I shouted and stumbled backwards onto the, which I must say was remarkably comfortable, bed. Me and my loving wife sat in sheer horror as the mysterious man devoured all that lay in the mini fridge, including all but a few bottles of alcohol. He left abruptly as we screamed at him to leave, and were left stunned and pale faced. The next morning on our very quick way out, we were charged for the mini fridge raid conducted by the apparition. 40 of the Queens sterling to be precise. Stay away from the dreaded room 41. Or maybe just avoid this hotel altogether.

    4
    « A great stay »

    A great stay at this beautiful hotel. Check in fast and professional. Room very clean. Comfortable. With air con. En suite. Nice view of the courtyard. The buffet breakfast was fantastic with everything you could want. Happy smiling staff. Especially the receptionist who go that extra mile to help. Can't wait to get back here.

  • 4
    « Squeaky Floorboards a Problem »

    On the plus side: the hotel's location is very central, free parking at the back - entry through the public car park,the staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly, the breakfasts (of the standard buffet type) were wonderful. But the big minus are the squeaky floorboards. The first room we had, at the side of the hotel by the alleyway from the car park, suffered enormously every time people in the room above moved around their room. We asked for a move which they accommodated to the other end of the hotel which we were assured did not suffer from that noise. But it did! It was not as bad but it was there. So I guess the lesson learnt is to seek a 2nd floor room, at least there will be no one walking around above you. But don't let this review put you off a very good hotel in a lovely little city.

    4
    « An other visit »

    Started to book a room on Saturday for the coming Monday but they had IT problems and it took around five telephone calls on the Monday to ensure I had a room. This Hotel is based in perfect spot in the town, everything you require is based around it within walking distance. Shops, bars restaurants and don't forget the local history. I have stayed a number of times but its been a while and I could see the changes the hotel has made and is making. This hotel has always been to a good standard but you can see how they are spending money to make it better. The only down side is with it being so good it gets booked quickly so you need to plan well a head.

    4
    « Excellent hotel »

    A really good hotel. After reading previous reviews about noise, we requested a room on the back of the hotel and enjoyed a peaceful night. We were 2 floors up and the room was clean and spacious - very modern. Only slight grumble would be that the hotel in general was very warm, and our aircon in our room seemed to make no difference.....but we'd definitely recommend/return to the hotel. Thanks for a pleasant stay!

    4
    « Very good stay and the location is perfect »

    Stayed in June 16 for 4 nights, Room was ample and clean, bed was comfortable, the bar was relaxed and served meals. Overall the stay was a pleasure the free parking is a definite advantage; the hotel fronts onto the pedestrian zone this area has several excellent places to eat I would say every taste is covered. The staff were friendly and helpful if a little short on numbers, the only negative was using the shower over the bath. The side of the bath was so high it actually put pay to using it.

    5
    « First Class Wedding Reception »

    This Hotel was our choice for a Wedding Reception and also the accommodation for numerous guests who attended. The Hotel's Wedding planner was without doubt, extremely organised, pleasant and she applied a most professional approach to ensure everything ran smoothly on the day. Full credit must also be awarded to all the staff. Nothing was too much trouble. They were most pleasant and attentive over the whole weekend.The Garrick Suite was dressed to perfection. Food was of excellent quality both mains and the evening buffet. Similarly breakfast and the carvery. Cleanliness was in evidence in all areas including our accommodation. Our guests were most complimentary about the Hotel and how they had portrayed their excellent hospitality. In our opinion, anyone who has any apprehension about booking this Hotel for a Wedding Reception or accommodation, to be assured the service and quality is of a very high standard.

    4
    « Can't complain.... »

    Stayed here last night on a business trip, the third time but first TA review. Lichfield is a small city but busy and as hotels there go the George is one of the best Imhave tried. Previously the rooms were smallish but last night I somehow clicked and got a whopper !. Four poster, additional sitting room area, two TV's and a good refurbished bathroom. Air con is questionable and noisy but open windows helped. The drayman or dustman at 5am didn't however and peaceful sleep over with !. Breakfast good and hot and well presented. Great all round.

    4
    « Pleasant stay over »

    Actually nothing special about this hotel, except - free parking and it is smack in the city centre. Very handy for some good eating and a few canny pubs nearby. Bedrooms very clean, bed comfortable. Breakfast - good selection. Staff friendly.

    5
    « Very nice hotel in the centre of Lichfield »

    Very comfortable hotel, with excellent air conditioning in the bedroom. Free parking is also a big bonus for the centre of the city. The cooked breakfast was also superb. I would happily stay here again without hesitation. My only minor comment was that the price was a little high, but this was probably due to a Tom Jones concert in Lichfield that weekend. I originally wanted to book the Premier Inn, but would book here now instead, having stayed there.

    3
    « Central, but with reservations »

    My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights to tour the local area and visit the National Arboretum. The hotel is in the town itself and is surrounded by restaurants and shops. The local market (Tuesday, Friday and Saturday) is about 5 minutes walk. The room (Standard double) was clean and comfortable and the air conditioning worked well, if a little noisy at times. The hotel is very warm, though we were seeing outside temperatures of 24 - 27 oc. Our room was on the 2nd floor which does not have access via a lift, but the trek down several corridors and up 3 flights of stairs kept us fit. The restaurant and bar are clean and offer the usual range of bar snacks and main meals. The staff were friendly and professional on the whole. My only reservation about recommending this hotel was the night porters reaction to a fire alarm at 12.30 am on our final night. We woke to the alarm and followed the standard instructions to leave the room. several other guests on our floor opened their doors and quickly shut them again - no accounting for the instinct of self preservation in some folks! As we headed for the stairs the fire alarm stopped and we passed a night porter who mumbled. " it's on the second floor, probably someone smoking in the room". Down in reception it appeared as if the alarm had been muted by the staff - I hope I am wrong about this - without the cause of it having been investigated and with very few guests having left their rooms. If this was a true interpretation of events I am horrified at the risk that guests were put in by muting/cancelling the fire alarm. I discussed this with the young man on reception the next morning and he said he would pass my comments on. Apart from this it was a very enjoyable stay.

    4
    « Great location, Good Breakfast, Comfortable Rooms »

    10 minutes walk from the Catherdral, 5 minutes walk to the city centre. Comfortable room, air conditioning or wall heater or windows that open (your choice depending on the weather). It's a buffet breakfast that is regularly re-filled, so hot and fresh..Plenty of fresh fruit for breakfast, plus croissants, cereals etc..Good quality bacon and sausages, scrambled or fried eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, beans, hash brown, 1/4's fried bread (and day 1 some very tasty black pudding - alas none available day 2). Toast, tea/coffee delivered to your table. Good service. Lounge bar has two real ale pumps, one of which is usually from the Salopian brewery. Service can be a little slow, especially when there was only one behind the bar (who said he doesn't work that bar, normally) and the bloke in front orders 4 cocktails.

  • 5
    « Another great stay »

    Stayed overnight Sunday 5 June/Monday 6 June. We were in Lichfield to see Pasha Kovalev at The Garrick Theatre. On check-in we were told we had been upgraded to a room with a four poster bed, room 25. The room was lovely and spacious with a separate seating area with a TV, there was also a TV in the bedroom. The bathroom was very nice too with a bath and a shower. Breakfast was good also. Hot and cold buffet offering bacon, eggs, sausages, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms etc and cereals and yogurts etc. Will definitely stay here again next time we visit Lichfield.

    5
    « Great hotel »

    Hotel in an excellent location-step out the main door and your on the high street if Lichfield within seconds you can be in bars, restaurants, shops and the sights of the city. Great staff-always friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant is excellent and the breakfast also great with a buffet style of continental and full English. Overall a fantastic hotel in a great location!

    4
    « Great hotel very noisey in the morning »

    The hotel was very nice, clean and in a great location in Lichfield centre. The breakfast was very tasty with a good selection on offer. I was able to check in early as well. Only thing was that the room was very noisey from 6am the next morning

    5
    « Ideal situation, great staff, lovely breakfast. »

    Ideally situated in the centre of the old city for tourists, comfortable room, and a very tasty breakfast with a good choice. I have stayed in other Best Westerns (including one the night before in another town) but this had a definite edge - probably because it was a Webb hotel which presumably is a Best Western franchise. The staff were particularly helpful and friendly. Although in the centre of the city, our room was quiet.

    5
    « sharon »

    very nice comfortable breakfast evening meal very nice hot and quick service would stay again and again had a double room could do with more biscuit snacks tho with the self service tea maki g facially in the room apart from that had a great stay

    4
    « Lovely stay »

    We stayed on a Saturday night with friends on a great deal from Living Social. Our room was a Superior one with a 4 poster & separate lounge area. The room was spotless with a really refurbished very smart bathroom. All areas of the hotel were smart and the 2 course meal we had in the restaurant wss lovely. Our friends room wss on the front of the hotel and there was noise from the street below/ Walkabout pub which kept them awake. Breakfast was great- a buffet with good quality, well cooked food. We would definately return.

    4
    « Old coaching Inn which doesn't show its age »

    As with others who have reviewed this hotel, we had a Living Social deal so we started off with a good value package. The first evening's dinner was very impressive with glasses of bubbles also included. Friendly and helpful staff and the hotel is obviously doing all it can to raise the restaurant's profile - long may that continue! Whilst there is a large, free car park provided by the hotel, it is not easy to get to unless you know where you are going. We didn't so we parked elsewhere, not very far away as it turned out, checked into the hotel and got directions from there. Easily dealt with.

    5
    « an excellent value for money stay »

    we stayed in a double room one Saturday night as part of a " living social " deal . we were delighted to have free parking included so we could make the most of our stay . Our room was clean ,well set out with a comfy bed . the deal included a two course evening meal and we were very pleasantly surprised by the excellent choices on offer and the glass of prosecco to start .The breakfast was also perfect with hot and cold options and lots of potential courses , so as much as you eat . All the staff were very attentive, professional and friendly . Overall this stay was excellent value for money and I cannot fault it and my thanks to the hotel staff .

    2
    « Not Worth The Money »

    Stayed in this hotel with work for three nights and was overall very disappointed. The rooms weren't too bad, very outdated but clean and had a good TV and WiFi so thats the main thing. Reception staff were very friendly. Walls and doors of the hotel leak a lot of noise so heads up if your a bad sleeper. The main thing that let this hotel down was the food. Breakfast was extremely poor and it was £9.50 to add on the day. By poor I am quality of the food, there is a small selection but enough of what you want/need it just tasted awful. We had dinner on our last night and I had carbonara, again dreadful, tasted like flour and very very bland, I couldn't eat it. Our bath flooded with dirt on the last night but I thing that was due to building work being done. The location isn't too bad, nice wee town and its about a £15 taxi ride to the train station or Tamworth itself. If you just want somewhere to stay to sleep this is a good place at the right price, if you want to use all that a hotel offers, there are nicer hotels to book.

    5
    « Impressed »

    Booked this hotel through a living social offer, to be fair, was not expecting a lot considering for the price paid, boy were we wrong, got to the hotel early, spoke to a cheerful, helpful lady on reception, who allowed us to book the car into the car park, and went for some lunch, on our return, we were allocated a superior room, at the back of the hotel, as the front is directly opposite Walkabout, this a bonus, We had a lovely, clean light room, complete with four poster bed which was very comfy, a sitting room, with chair, settee an another TV a modern bathroom with bath and a shower Our deal also came with a meal on the first night at Darwins restaurant, which personally we could nt find fault with, also the staff could nt have been more helpful and pleasant when asked for alternatives from the choice stated, Breakfast is also served in this room, which is buffet style, if there was one slight gripe the eggs seemed slightly over done the first morning, just got up earlier the next day toast, tea / coffee delivered by a waitress to the table, Lichfield itself, we found plenty to see and do and spent three very full interesting days in the area, Would like to give a special mention to the night manager who showed a great deal of patience on the Saturday night while I was trying to make my mind up over the various gins on the menu Thank You, we had a lovely time, also the hotel, could nt be sited in a better location,

  • 2
    « A very disappointing stay »

    We were warned off booking dinner by another guest and knew why at breakfast. White crockery (cups, saucers, tea/coffee pots) were all heavily stained by previous use. Coffee pot had long, wide stain from spout to bottom, clearly not from our serving. Why had staff not noticed it? Did they care anyway? Tried to find cleaner crockery from other tables, but all much the same. No dishwasher? Cereals OK but fruit nearly all tinned. Chose food from 'hot' buffet but abandoned it at table, as it was quite cold, on a cold plate, really unpalatable. Some of the fried eggs were undercooked, with transparent white. Toast brought to table, slices all overlapping, so really soggy. My breakfast was a bit of tinned fruit and 1 piece of soggy toast. Our friends just had cereal. We would have complained but were there with friends not seen for years so didn't want to create bad atmosphere. Bedroom clean, with good bedlinen. Bathroom appeared clean but smelled really musty. Receptionist on arrival unsmiling, unwelcoming. Grumpy because we had arrived before check-in time. We had to ask for somewhere to keep our bags until check-in time. Manager clearly not up to the job, taking no notice of other comments I've seen since. Bad reflection on Best Western group.

    5
    « Very enjoyable break »

    Enjoyed our 3 night stay at this Best Western hotel, lovely superior room, looked as if recently decorated, spotlessly clean and excellent room service. Very nice meal in Darwin restaurant and the buffet breakfast was delicious. Staff friendly and helpful. Would go again, particularly because of the no dogs policy, which is always nice and it is becoming more difficult to find hotels that do not allow them. Nothing against them - but we don't want to sit on upholstery and sleep in a bed that dogs have wiped their behinds on......

    4
    « A beautiful old hotel »

    As usual of best western , a lovely hotel . Beautiful room , excellent food on the whole , although the mussels were the size of cockles and undoubtedly the smallest I have ever seen , no refund was offered when I commented on them . Negatives ! Poor bar service , waited for ages , and I do feel that the hotel needs to check the suitability of room for guests . If you are older or have bad knees etc make sure you have a room on the side of the hotel with a lift !! My knees struggled with the access to our room

    5
    « Re-union Weekend in Lichfield »

    Group of us from all over the country met up for a weekend. We were accommodated in the restaurant on the first night all together and had a private room on the following evening for our Re-union dinner and speeches. Rooms were very clean had everything we needed. Could walk from the hotel to various places around the town. Only a few miles from the National Memorial Arboretum which is a must visit. All the staff were very friendly. Special mention for Tim who reminded me at breakfast that I had put my tomatoes in the fridge in our room so I did not go home without them.

    2
    « 70th Birthday Visit »

    Lovely Bedroom and Bathroom which had evidently been refurbished. Really comfortable, clean, ours was on the back of the building and so was quiet and peaceful. I did make a complaint about the bar service where eventually The Bar Manger rather begrudgingly gave a discount off the bar bill. The service was dreadful with stay saying they did not know if the coffee machine was working, they did not know how to make a liquor coffee and would have to ask someone. At this point we were served two White Coffee's and just left. When I chased up the two liquor coffee's the attendant wanted to charge me for two coffee's and the liquor coffee's which we had not even had. When they were eventually served they were luke warm. When I complained to the attendant and asked for a discount I was told it was not in her remit. The attendant went away and asked the Bar Manager coming back to say his decision was that a discount was not appropriate. When I asked to see him he refused again. when I said I was prepared to pay the full amount but would put my experiences on Trip Advisor he offed to reduce the bar bill be the amount of The Two White Coffee's and said I would not experience poor service again and to ask for him next time. In this day and age not good customer service.

    4
    « Great location, historic building »

    Best Western George Hotel is near many restaurants on a less busy street. Rooms are smaller and got a bathtub (nice). Darwin restaurant downstairs is nice, you should try it. If you want modern amenities, this hotel is not for you, if you want quaint George Hotel is good. There is hotel parking in the back.

    3
    « Nice Hotel...Food another matter. »

    My wife and I stayed overnight in the hotel after attending a concert by Aled Jones at Lichfield Cathedral. The hotel, front of house staff and the bedroom were very good, clean and efficient. However...... At about 5pm before attending the Cathedral we chose to have a meal from the Bar Menu. I chose the Fish and Chips which were average but quite greasy and my wife chose the Caesar Salad which was plentiful but the croutons must have been of some age because they were so hard and totally tooth breakingly inedible. The following morning at breakfast we were quickly shown to a table and helped ourselves to the buffer breakfast. My wife chose the mixed fruit but was told that the large empty bowl of yoghurt was the last. This was with at least another hour of breakfast to go and many more diners to come. I chose a mixture of cooked items which I included scrambled egg from a serving dish. It is the first time that I have had to cut scrambled egg as opposed to spooning it. Whilst looking around for a bread roll I was told that toast would be served to me at the table and that there were no bread rolls. Everything else on the menu was fine. When I came to eat the scrambled egg it was a horrible grey colour in the middle and I drew this to the attention of the waiter and suggested that he may wish to check the rest of the batch. He returned as few minutes later with an apology from the chef and a fried egg on a small plate to replace the scrambled egg. Not quite what I wanted but better than nothing. When the toast arrived it was a mixture of white and brown bread, we would have preferred brown or wholemeal but didn't get the option. Unfortunately the food on this occasion let down the whole experience which is a shame because we went to their Jazz Lunch a few weeks ago and everything was fine, hopefully it will again be good as we have booked for the Jazz Lunch again in September.

    4
    « Good stay »

    Great relaxing stay. I stayed for a birthday treat and enjoyed a night out in Lichfield. The location of the hotel is ideal for roaming around the town in the day and enjoying the many restaurants and bars in the evening. We will definitely return to this hotel

    4
    « comfortable weekend stay »

    For our two night weekend stay at the George Hotel, we booked a superior double room which was quite spacious, The bed was very comfortable and the room was spotlessly clean. Breakfast was good and the evening meal we ate in the restaurant was also good. Staff were friendly but service was a little slow, there appeared to be several new waiters/waitressers. The hotel has an ideal situation close to the centre of town and close to attractions, restaurants and shops.

    4
    « Perfect weekend break »

    A group of 12 of us stayed at the George for 2 nights. Felicity had been really helpful during the planning of this group weekend and all the staff turned out to be friendly and helpful right from the start to the end of our stay. Rooms were clean and comfortable although some were a little dark, possibly because of the scaffolding work going on outside. Food was excellent and although we were on a group menu, the choices were still good (4 starters, 4 mains and 4 deserts to choose from). Location was right in the town centre but we had no problems with noise. Lichfield is a lovely city for a few days and I would recommend the George as a good value, comfortable place to stay while there.

  • 5
    « A very warm welcome »

    The staff could not have been more friendly and halpful from the receptionist to the restaurant staff to the chambermaid. The only fly in the ointment was that our room was too hot (remedied by opening the window which isn't very environmentally friendly) and even when switched off at the wall the heater wouldn't turn off.

    3
    « Afternoon tea at the George on st Georges day »

    3 of us went for afternoon tea thought there may have been a special offer or something for st Georges day but there wasn't. Sandwiches and drinks were very nice but disappointed with the cake selection I am allergic to strawberries and every cake had strawberry in it. Told waitress and all she did was swap one of the 12 cakes for a chocolate one so I only had one cake instead of 4

    1
    « The George did not honour our booking »

    We booked the George in January for this weekend-23rd April 2016. We were delighted to receive an early bird booking price of £79 - an added bonus as this hotel came highly recommended. What a shock to receive a telephone call from the George at 4:30pm the day before our visit to say The George had allocated our rooms to another party as they were elderly. It was pointed out that 3 of our party were retired! They then proceeded to say they have booked us into the Premier Inn however we could park for free at the George and have a round of drinks at the bar. We did come to a compromise and I must say the Premier Inn was fantastic and they provide a beautiful breakfast. We did have a nice dinner at The George but that is the only positive thing I can say as The George only demonstrated a very indifferent attitude to their treatment of out booking. You would be better just to book Premier Inn direct as at least you are treated with curtesy.

    1
    « Poor customer service »

    Having booked in January, and paid in full at that time, we were not expecting a call the afternoon prior to our journey to be informed that another group had arrived with more people than they had booked for???... so the only option they saw was to cancel our booking, moving us to another hotel!! We still do not understand how we became involved in a mistake made by a group not associated with us. Appalling decision making. From our side it was a non cancellable reservation and we fail to understand how this does not work both ways.

    4
    « Great Stay »

    Very central hotel. Next to all shops bars and restaurants. Free parking at the rear of the hotel you apply for a permit at reception. Lovely room, complete with welcome chocolates, tea coffee making facilities and biscuits. Dressing gowns , slippers and toiletries all supplied and mini bar in room. Room lovely, and spotless. All staff very friendly and approachable, very nice cosy bar area. We had a two course meal in the restaurant which was very good.Thai beef salad to start which was delicious, rib eye steak very well cooked with chips. My only complaint (very small) there were no onion rings to order as extras.. My husband had lamb shoulder mash and veg the lamb was beautiful. He had white chocolate cheese cake which was great. Wine not over expensive we paid £15. Breakfast was the usual self service , you could order kippers, porridge if wanted. Would definitely stay again .

    4
    « Great find. »

    Stayed on special deal. Great superior room / suite. Very friendly and courteous staff. Delicious three course dinner and substantial breakfast included in the deal. Great location for exploring Lichfield and visiting the cathedral

    4
    « Nice stay »

    Visiting family we decided to book here as opposed to a different hotel usually used when visiting & we are glad we did!! Room was clean & had everything needed, location was great. Unfortunately the restaurant was full when we arrived so went out to eat but on our return sat in the bar for a couple of drinks. Breakfast the following day was nice & most importantly all staff were very friendly!! Will definitely stay here again & almost certainly recommend it!

    3
    « Good hotel - but very noisy at night! »

    A very convenient hotel to explore Lichfield. We were very satisfied with the room - it was spacious and comfortable (we paid for a superior double). The staff were friendly, and the breakfast selection was very good. However, we had a terrible night's sleep, thanks to the nightclub across the road, which didn't quieten down until 4am. Although this isn't the fault of the hotel, better sound proofing is clearly needed for rooms at that end of the building.

    4
    « enjoyable stay »

    Enjoyed our 2 night break at the George. Rooms were quite small but well equipped with a nice (traditional) decor. Some rooms including our friends, were very hot apparently,...ours at the front of the hotel was OK. Our break included one night's dinner at the hotel which was superb! Wish we had eaten there again as we definitely enjoyed it better than than our resturant meal in the town. Location is very good also,...a short stroll to the Cathedral and the town center.

    3
    « Great location disappointing for the price paid »

    £100 for a midweek night for a single bed on a Tuesday is a bit steep I think, that said the hotel is in a great location for all the sights and restaurants there at least 10 right on the doorstep that look good. £100 would be fine if the bedrooms were at the top of their game, mine sadly was a bit tired and old fashioned so clearly they are gambling that people will overlook this due to where it is, not sure I would book again at this price given other places I can stay in.

  • 5
    « everything we could want »

    We'd booked a superior room and were very pleased with it; it was huge with a 6' bed and a sofa and everywhere was sparklingly clean. There was everything you could want, even a little box of luxury chocolates. The dining room offered a delicious choice of food which was beautifully served. The staff were lovely, attentive and polite.

    5
    « During trip »

    We were here only for a snack and cup of tea during the trip through Lichfield and it was excellent. We were outside and the staff there were very pleasant and the seating and ambience were comfortable. I can recommend.

    3
    « Afternoon Tea Experience »

    We booked afternoon tea for 4 people, on arrival we were promptly asked if we wanted tea or coffee, but not asked for any preference for the tea ? the afternoon tea came, 4 people, 3 small slithers of sandwich each, not very exciting fillings , egg mayonnaise, smoked salmon, turkey and cranberry , not a slither of dressing, no cress, minimal salad, no tomatoes!!! but loads of cakes , in fact 4 each, so if you like cakes its great, to be honest , but on the whole very disappointing, no imagination here , very boring and left feeling quite hungry as we are not big cake eaters, chef needs to be more imaginative !!!!

    1
    « Room number lottery »

    We booked with friends to stay a night in Lichfield. We decided to spend a little extra on a nice hotel as 3 of us had birthdays so we fancied a treat. The breakfast was very nice. Our room was very small and boiling hot with a small bed and very springy mattress. We had a view of a red brick wall but did get a quiet nights sleep. Our friends had a much bigger room facing onto the high street but they were not able to sleep until 3am because of loud music from the bar opposite. Overall we were disappointed with our stay.

    1
    « Disappointing Afternoon Tea »

    I've been to a few different places for afternoon tea and our experience at The George was very disappointing. Margarine instead of butter and what looked like off cuts from the daily carvery roast beef for the sandwich. No small dainty cakes. We had a small ginger sponge square, small square of fruit cake, a massive bakewell tart and a scone already spread with the cream and jam. Half the fun is loading the scone with cream, however this wasn't to be. All very brown & no finesse. After making our comments known to the manager, he just said that they have compliments from other guests. In our opinion, one to miss don't waste your money.

    5
    « comfortable and good value »

    Only falls down on post code - sat nav doesn't take you to the car park and central Lichfield is quite complicated! Room is very comfortable and breakfast is excellent and freshly cooked Staff are friendly and helpful

    5
    « value for money »

    Very pleasantly surprised, we had a lovely room clearly it had recently been refurbished, spotlessly clean, warm and cosy, and a lovely big comfy bed, situated at the rear of the hotel so nice and quite.....breakfast was very good, lots of choice and plentiful, the cooked food could have been a little hotter, staff very friendly, we thought for the price we paid it was excellent value for money and would not hesitate booking again.

    4
    « Great Location »

    The George is ideally located, right in the heart of Lichfield, with all attractions on the doorstep. The reception, bar and dining areas are very nicely decorated. Our room was clean and comfortable, but a little dated. However the bed was exceptionally comfortable and the room had good facilities. Our room was located at the rear of the hotel and was quiet. However, our friends room was on the front of the hotel. Although much bigger than our room, it overlooked the 'walkabout bar' directly opposite. Noise from the bar could be heard until 3am. So unless you are out partying, request a room at the rear of the hotel. We stayed on a package which included an evening meal. We could not fault this. The dining area was comfortable and stylish, staff very professional and friendly. Food excellent! A let down was that we were unable to say the same for breakfast. Although the breakfast was tasty, for some reason the service was non existent. On arrival for breakfast we had to clean our own table, find our own cutlery and glasses. We helped ourselves to the buffet and didn't get an offer of drinks or toast until after we had finished eating. We can only guess that it was due to lack of staffing. But resulted in a let down, in what would have been a good stay in every other way.

    5
    « Family weekend »

    Hotel very well situated in the city centre with easy parking. Hotel was busy with a wedding but noise in the room was not a problem. Excellent room, very comfortable and well appointed. Chocolates were a nice touch. Very good breakfast.

    5
    « Great spontaneous stay »

    Lovely hotel, was upgraded on arrival to an executive room which was super. Very comfortable beds and very clean A Great breakfast...helpful staff and a quiet location. Would stay again if in the area.

  • 4
    « "IDEAL POSITION" »

    Stayed at this hotel, whilst attending a wedding there. It is situated in a superb position on Bird street, central to all the local attractions. The parking at the hotel is at a premium, luck was with us, the deputy manager moved his car so that we could park. After booking in we decided to unpack and give the bar a try. This was about 2.00 p.m. The service was painfully slow. Must say this was the only negative about our whole stay. The food and service throughout the evening was superb, in the morning the breakfast was sublime with plenty of content. Would have given five stars if it was not for the lunchtime wait.

    3
    « Well located, easy parking but room very stuffy and staff rather impersonal »

    Spent five days here in the middle of March. Well located, clean and easy to park hotel with the appetising buffet breakfast we have come to expect at Best Western Hotels. Well done. However I would like to mention that the room we had (63) was incredibly stuffy and did not have any opening windows ? with hindsight I should have requested a room change as we were uncomfortable every night and the room had an unaired atmosphere which was most unpleasant. (For us air-conditioning is not the answer.) Also felt that the room was bizarrely laid out with an unmoveable chest-of-draws in the middle which had potentially hazardous cables between it and the bed. We could see that whoever designed the layout probably wanted to give the impression of a bedroom with a lounge at one end. Sorry, it did not work and, as such, spoils the room. Furthermore, for the first time in BW hotels not a single member of staff engaged with us or showed us the way to our room. This contrasts with four other BW hotels where staff asked us where we came from, offered suggestions about what to and regularly asked had we enjoyed the day etc. So beware if you book ? a well located hotel but avoid room 63 and expect to do your own thing! Mike & Liz

    4
    « Great location »

    This hotel is in a great location for exploring the town of Lichfield, with the cathedral a few minutes walk away. The hotel reception, bar area and restaurant are nicely decorated. The staff were all friendly, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The service in the restaurant was very good. Our room was at the back of the hotel and a bit noisy, (generator noise and bin lorries) would definitely pay extra next time for a room at the front. We were using tesco vouchers for our stay but would go again and upgrade to a different room. The central location of this hotel means all shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Would recommend this hotel.

    4
    « free upgrade of room and excellent food in Darwins »

    My husband and I stayed for one night at the George, on arrival we were upgraded to a wonderfully clean room with four poster bed. Chocolates, bottle water, and dressing gowns were a lovely extra. We had the most amazing meal in Darwins, my fillet steak melted in the mouth. Staff so friendly and very helpful, it made our trip to this great city even better. Excellent value for money. The walk about bar across the road was loud untill 2.30!

    4
    « Coaching Inn »

    This is an old coaching inn in the centre of Lichfield with all attractions walkable. A good selection of restaurants on the doorstep as well. Old comfort in the hotel is matched by modern service. A good base for the City with no need to use a car

    4
    « The George hotel »

    This was a beautiful hotel and all the staff was so lovely and friendly. Even with me walking around the hotel at 2am because I couldn't sleep the staff were so helpful. The food was great and the rooms lovely and clean. My only grip is my preference of nice soft pillows which they didn't have and I also found the quilt to heavy and hot, but the rooms did have air conditioning which helped. I would stay here again and just bring my own pillows and maybe a light throw. Even though there is a nightclub very close to the hotel you couldn't hear any noise from it. Thank you to all the lovely staff.

    4
    « City centre located hotel »

    We stayed at the George as an overnight stop on the way home. We got a good deal at short notice. The room was a little cramped and dated but the beds were comfortable, clean and warm. We ate in the restaurant were the food was absolutely superb and also took advantage of the half price wine offer! Well it would have been churlish not to. If guests did not want to eat in the hotel they are literally spoilt for choice with many fine restaurants just a few yards away. Car parking is a bit restrictive but they did allow us to remain there when we had checked out the next day. Good value for money.

    4
    « Traditional British Hotel »

    Traditional British Hotel. Good Clean room, conveniently located in the main restaurant street of Lichfield, with good wifi. Easy reach from Lichfield City Station. Serve traditional full British breakfast.

    5
    « Awesome hotel »

    Hotel was smack in the middle of town. Room service was excellent and tasty. Staff were extremely helpful. Room was large and comfy. Overall extremely nice hotel In the centre of Lichfield. Would defiantly recommend to others

    3
    « Disappointing lunch for two »

    My wife met up with her friend at 'The George' as she normally does when visiting Lichfield.They both ordered baked potatoe with salad. Such a disappointment...greasy, tasted stale, warmed up from previous day, no flavour what so ever. Should have complained, but didn't want to make a fuss in front of other guests. Will visit again if offered free lunches as compensation.

  • 5
    « a night away »

    had a lovely stay could only manage one night but it was worth the money had a wonderful meal with a wine we had not had before staff very attentive nice dining area very nice room super hot water a must for myself along with a bath i will return hopefully for a longer break in the summer time loved walking around the town a quite compact little center with all the shops you would expect

    5
    « Great stay »

    Lovely room, got upgraded to a 4 poster bedroom. Fantastic location in the heart of town, close to some good real ale pubs (live music at the weekends). Food in the restaurant was very nice. Staff helpful - would recommend a stay at this hotel.

    4
    « weekend reunion »

    We recently stayed at the George hotel Lichfield for a reunion , its location is perfect for the town litually 2mins from town centre , the room was perfect for what we required , the staff were fab nothing too much trouble , great breakfast too , would definitely recommend to family and friends .

    5
    « 2nd timers »

    Nice new refurbished room (41) very nicely done. Chocolates on arrival and smart decor. Easy Walk into town centre, plenty to do and see.Pubs a plenty, shops, restaurants - could have stayed within 200m of hotel and found plenty to do. Staff friendly and price was excellent.

    5
    « A visit to see family and friends in a historical City. »

    First class service,excellent food,comfortable accommodation and a friendly welcoming staff made the visit a memorable occasion.Superb value for money.We will be here again very soon.The hotel has an atmosphere that evokes a feeling of antiquity but in a truly modern setting .

    4
    « Time and space to enjoy your meal at The George »

    We never quite got to the bottom of which George the hotel was named after, though we had plenty of time during a very good Mother's Day dinner. ...and that is what made this occasion really enjoyable. We had time to talk without being taken for a canter through the courses, and the upstairs room where we dined was spacious and light, and not packed elbow to elbow with overheated guests and bored youngsters, so often a failing of places trying to pull in as many punters as possible for a theme day. The meal was booked and paid in advance, saving the staff a lot of time and hassle, and The George delivered great food, which was just as well as my old mum was in feisty mood, ready to clip my ear! The meat dishes - traditional pork and lamb - were tender and tasty, and the apple and blackberry crumble was very good. The wine list had a reasonable selection to choose from..we went for a bottle of Shiraz and a Chardonnay, both of which hit the mark. Centre of Lichfield, parking round the back... I recommend this (though I did not stay at the hotel). I've not yet tried their Darwin offer.

    3
    « Location is the big plus »

    It located right in the center of Lichfield and close to shopping streets and good restaurant. The locatio is the big plus. I also liked that it that parking is free of charge after registration at the reception. Breakfast is english. I liked the bacon and the porridge. Service was attentive. The rooms were okay in size if you spend your day outside. I had a bathtub at the same rate others had a narrow shower. Beds were comfortable and room seems to be clean. The room is poorly insulated (compared to german standards) and heating is electrical. I had stayed in worse hotels.

    5
    « Fantastic overnight stay »

    Our bedroom and our friends rooms were beautiful, the staff were very friendly and our evening meal at the hotel was exceptional! and very good value for money. Will definitely return and will recommend to friends and family

    4
    « SUNDAY LUNCH IN DARWINS RESTAURANT »

    My husband and I went out for Sunday lunch with our friend Gill . We went to ?The Best Western George Hotel' at Bird Street, in Litchfield, on Sunday 21st February. We had a very nice three course lunch. Gill, My husband and I had the leek and potato soup for our starters. My husband had a roast turkey and roast gammon dinner served with a selection of vegetables. Gill had a roast gammon dinner with a selection of vegetables, and I had a roast turkey dinner with a selection of vegetables for my main course. Gill, for her dessert had apple pie with ice cream. My husband for his sweet had the apple pie served with custard. My dessert was a sherry strawberry trifle with fresh cream. We washed all this lovely food down with beer for My husband, red wine for myself and pineapple juice and lemonade for Gill. The food and the service were very good. Afterwards, we all retired into the Lounge where we were served to tea and coffee with after dinner mints. It was nice to sit and relax after the meal The only down point I would make, we all said we would have liked the beef, but the beef was served red and bloody and looked unappetising. It might be useful to have two smaller joints of beef one rare for those who like it that way and one fully cooked through for people who like me like their meat fully cooked.

    4
    « second visit, not disappointed »

    This is the second time we have stayed at the George hotel and once again were not disappointed. We chose a superior double room for very little extra cost and found it to be spacious and comfortable with a modern decor. The little extras (chocolates, bottled water, slippers and dressing gowns) made our stay all the more enjoyable. The lounge/bar area and restaurant is decorated to a high standard and has a comfortable feel to it. Our pre dinner drink of gin and tonic (from a selection of 19 different gins) was a pleasure. Breakfast was plentiful and the staff were very attentive. We shall definately be staying there again in the future.

  • 4
    « Nice wedding venue »

    Visited for a wedding, food was lovely and staff were nice too. Drinks were pricey like you would expect at a hotel wedding. Only downside was the night food was not out very long before it was taken away but a thoroughly enjoyable day.

    1
    « Phoned me the week before to say pay again or don't come ! »

    I had booked using an internet deal with a company that The George was now having problems with so the manager phoned me saying pay again or don't come. He was demanding double payments from 6 couples who had booked and said that I had to reclaim the original payment from the online dealer. As The George had entered into an agreement with the internet I saw no reason why they were not honouring my paid in full in advance booking. Least to say I refused to pay again, he cancelled my booking and the internet people refunded my money, however it was all very distressing and I thought that a company as big as Best Western should have treated us better. I have stayed there before but NEVER AGAIN.

    3
    « Overnight Stay, Visit To Lichfield. »

    The Staff were great. Twin room comfortable, breakfast was super. Unfortunately Plumbing issues in the bathroom. Sink Basin drainage not very good. Bath was dirty on arrival. Dont Know if this was down to backflow from the bath drainage before we arrived

    4
    « Really nice hotel »

    Stayed for 1 night and were upgraded to a superior room upon arrival. Was a really nice room, large, clean, modern and we slept very well. The Hotel is perfect for the city centre and just a 5 min walk to train station. Breakfast choice was excellent & staff very pleasant. Hotel is really old but very well looked after, clean and nicely decorated - if a little creaky in places;). Very reasonably priced too!

    3
    « Some very good areas, some not so good »

    Second time at this hotel and afraid to say some areas were disappointing this time round. Booked for 3 in a superior room. Upon arrival, unfortunately receptionist gave no information on breakfast times or where anything was, not even how to get to room, just that it was on first floor. No breakfast booked (however this was booking agent fault not hotel and it was rectified) Room only set up for 2 people; although a very nice room this did not appear big enough for another bed. Manager and staff member brought up a fold up bed, but had to move furniture to get this in. Unfortunately this left room with very limited space to move. The room only has 2 cups, glasses, tea bags, robes and further had to be requested. Unfortunately when these arrived the glasses had lipstick over them and had to be taken back and replaced. Management offered to move our rooms the following day, which they did. Again a very nice room, but not to the high standard of the previous one Very clean and well decorated, but no furniture, lamp or electric socket in separate extra person room. Again only set for 2 (but extra bed this time). Again this was rectified after requesting. Breakfast very good and staff were wonderful, polite and helpful, especially Kirsty (?). My compliments to her Had dinner on one evening and this was good and the evening staff were again lovely and very helpful. Staff were aware of an allergy and were very careful with food. compliments to manager and waitress who very both wonderful and made the evening.

    4
    « 1 night stay »

    Nice hotel, situated in heart of city easy access to shops restaurants etc, breakfast good lots of choice, bedrooms clean and bright Downside creaky floor boards from room above kept us awake till early hours.

    5
    « Comfort and Convenience »

    I love Lichfield with its pedestrianised shopping, individual shops, cafes, restaurants, antiques and beautiful Cathedral. It is also a very clean city with a lovely park just over the road from the city centre. Because of this, I choose to use it as one of my favourite leisure 'get aways' when I feel like a break. The George Hotel is one of my 'gem' hotels, being central, offering free parking for guests whilst providing a peaceful, elegant and relaxing ambience on a small scale. The staff are very friendly and concerned about their guests comfort. The rooms are spotlessly clean and very comfortable, although some may find the standard rooms on the small size. On our last stay we were upgraded to the elegance of the 2nd floor. Our room had been recently refurbished and was simply stunning with its elegant four poster bed, lounge area with settee, usb sockets in abundance and a beautiful en suite bathroom/ shower. The restaurant is small, intimate and nicely furnished with comfortably elegant seating. There is a varied menu to suit all tastes and the staff are generally polite and efficient. The breakfast buffet has a good selection to choose from and it all appears and tastes very appetising. Our experiences of staying at The George has made it our number one choice in Lichfield. I highly recommend it!!

    5
    « Jewel in the City »

    The George Hotel is a Old Coaching Hotel in the heart of the City , it is a fabulous building well kept & well decorated through out the Hotel with exerlent Restaurant , lounge Bar . This was our 2nd stay & it didn't disappoint , well decorated Bedroom Extra large Double Bed , 2 Seater Settee & every thing in the room you may need .

    5
    « Very good »

    Stayed here for a night out in Lichfield and found it to be extremely good value for money for bed and breakfast with free parking , although the rooms are a little dated they are very clean with crisp white cotton sheets , what more could you ask for , Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again when on my next night out in Lichfield

    3
    « Could be so nice with some minor tweaks »

    It has been freshly decorated inside and the rooms are comfortable but the dining area at breakfast time really let the place down in my opinion. There was lipstick on the glasses for fruit juice, I had to change two pieces of cutlery and the tea pots looked as though they had never ever been washed - see my photos. The breakfast could have been good too rather than slightly poor. It had been left sitting under the heat lights for too long. I wont go back sadly.

  • 5
    « All youd want from an old hotel »

    Perfect location in the middle of town and with car-parking to the rear. There are probably a dozen restaurants within a 100 yards if you don't want to eat-in. My room on 2nd floor was very spacious and well equipped, Free-wifi, 4-poster bed, mineral waters and even a small box of 4 chocolates. Very happy to stay again.

    5
    « valentine stay »

    Upon arrival we were greeted by a pleasant, professional manager behind the desk, the room we were allocated was the four poster room, this was a beautiful, spacious, well furnished room, it all equalled an enjoyable, comfortable stay at one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in.

    4
    « Great location »

    Only stayed here for 1 night on business but would definitely come again with family. The location is superb, middle of Litchfield and with numerous pubs and restaurants very close for an evening. The room was very nice, it's quite an old building so a very quirky route to get to the room. Large room and bathroom, little dated but very comfortable. Only real downside was that the room was very hot and the bathroom quite cold, although next morning I did notice the aircon that I missed the previous evening. Bar area was good and the girls serving friendly and helpful, drinks were standard price. Didn't eat in the restaurant but looked nice. Breakfast was also good, self service but good quality (excellent sausages) and plenty of choice. Reasonable value as well if not included in room price. Reception staff were also efficient and helpful and overall a good stay.

    5
    « Murder Mystery overnight stay. »

    This is a great hotel. Everywhere was spotless, the room was beautifully decorated and well equipped. The food and entertainment were good and breakfast very enjoyable. We shall certainly be back int he future.

    3
    « Great Location »

    The room was as expected, average decor,comfy bed with all the necessary ameanities for a 2 night stay. The room was good value as we paid the non cancellation fee price. We stay in a room at the front of the building, the window in the room could not be opened due to health and safety.There was air con, but sometimes, only fresh air will do, it was really hot and stuffy. Sadly there was a small army in the room above us and the floorboards creak every time they moved around the room.Luckily we weren't in the room for long periods to complain as we were stopping here for a wedding celebration and were out most of the time.Not a lot you can do about creaky floor boards! Great location for the Wine House, Ma Ma Thai, Walkabout and we even had a stroll to the Cathedral. The breakfast was average with the normal luke warm food but as the price was right its good value.

    3
    « Helpful staff »

    The hotel was clean and comfortable. We had a good nights sleep. When we raised the issue of a heater not working there was an immediate and efficient response. Bar staff were also very pleasant. The food was plain and simple but produced well and the beer was first rate.

    4
    « Return to the George. »

    Returned to the George again as it is consistent and suits our needs. This hotel is central with good access to shops, pubs restaurants etc. Car parking is free though often very busy at weekends - usually manage to squeeze in somewhere. Room (27) was clean and well appointed - very comfy bed. Unfortunately shower didn't warm up very much - reported to Reception. As this hotel is central to all the pubs etc, there is always the possibility of late night noise and sadly on this occasion we were awakened at 2am by screaming and shouting in a nearby alleyway - so be aware! However will definitely return to this hotel in the future.

    5
    « Nice location »

    Lichfield is a lovely place & the hotel is well situated in the town. Try Darwins restaurant in the hotel as it was amazing.The hotel was excellent value for money. Nice, friendly staff & would visit again.

    5
    « Superb city centre hotel. »

    The position of the hotel is superb being right in the centre of the pedestrian area. We went on a Groupon break which included dinner, the service and food was excellent. Would use again but would try to get room upgrade as the room we had was very small.

    2
    « Not a happy bunny »

    I booked a twin room and on arrival we ended up with a double. I told reception and they split the double in half. On getting in from a reunion the night porter was so rude, he spoke to me like I was something off his shoe.

  • 4
    « Christmas stay over! »

    I used The George as a visiting base from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day with B/fast and a single room. The food,service and room were good although the view of a brick wall from my room was uninspiring!

    4
    « clean, tidy great service - Carparking can be an issue »

    rooms are dated but clean tidy comfy, bed very good, one of the best nights sleep I have had. Only issue is carpark is small and you end up having to pay in the public carpark. Very reasonably priced on rooms and food and drink.

    3
    « Christmas lunch was o.k. - could have been hotter »

    You know what it is like you book a hotel for your Xmas lunch and look forward to it. The service was great however the food was served on lukewarm plates so it got cold really quickly. Starters looked great - salmon and prawns but no dressing - had to ask for it. My poor Mum whose eyesight isn't great dolloped a load of mustard on her prawns thinking it was dressing - poor Mum it was very hot in taste! We thought the lunch to be quite expensive for what we got and we had to pay extra for the wine which was only a bottle of Prosecco but again was expensive for what it was. When we asked for things such as the dressing the staff were very helpful in providing it. One other point we wish to make is that when we finished our lunch the bar area was heaving with people and there was no where for us to sit and drink our after lunch teas/coffees. Not a great end to our lunch and it made us feel like going home frankly.

    3
    « The George Hotel »

    Great Location and they have their own car park. Great restaurants within walking distance. Bar service was very slow, Rooms in need of updating, Breakfast was fantastic! Staff very friendly and well trained, but the hotel rooms need bring up to date mainly the bathrooms.

    4
    « Lovely room »

    We had a lovely superior double room which had a very comfortable bed, a couple of easy chairs and a table as well as a dressing table. We arrived early and were able to leave our car in the ample car park prior to checking in. There is a good wifi connection. The staff were friendly and helpful. We had a lovely meal in the Darwin restaurant during the evening but we're very disappointed with the buffet style breakfast. Despite the plates being warm, the food was at best lukewarm. We were also disappointed by housekeeping who decided to knock on our door at 8.50 - just as we were about to go down for breakfast. Bearing in mind that check out was not until 11 am and they were knocking on every door, we felt that this was completely unnecessary.

    5
    « Great Venue for a Baby Shower »

    I hosted a baby shower for my friend who lives in Lichfield at The George in January- coming up from London for the day. Even though I forgot to confirm and they were fully booked - they couldn't do enough to to accommodate us and cater to my requirements at extremely short notice. Service was brilliant and so friendly. Excellent Afternoon Tea. Would definitely recommend and will probably stay here when I come up to see the new arrival! Particular standouts were Jacquie and Kirsty - you went out of your way and helped make a wonderful afternoon. Thank you The George!

    4
    « A night away »

    A well located hotel in the heart of Lichfield. We were quite surprised how many people were out and about! The hotel is quaint, over two floors, to find our room, we went up one floor, down, across and up two more flights of stairs!! The bed was very comfortable and room just big enough. The staff were friendly and courteous. The lady on reception was a little upset I didn't have my loyalty card handy! Hotel was very busy, bar, restaurant and a private function. Breakfast was a limited buffet, however the hot English did the trick for us. Staff at breakfast again very pleasant, considering 8.09 on a Sunday morning! My only complaint, the floor on several floors was very un-even. That was before we had a drink! The next day I thought the wif had wished me away on a cruise! We swayed down to breakfast. I didn't visit the health club, I can't comment The wi-if is free if you enrol in their loyalty scheme.

    4
    « Central location »

    Great hotel .perfect location for everything in Lichfield .free parking .nice room but let down by only 1 packet biscuits with the hot drinks .bathroom very cold compared to bedroom .and shower water went cold within a few minutes .very slow service at the bar .plus point .amazing breakfast .best ever eaten in a hotel

    4
    « A beautiful, perfectly situated hotel »

    The George Hotel is in the perfect location. In the City Centre of Lichfield just a five minute stroll ( if that) from the Cathedral & shops with on site parking. It is well decorated & kept. Our room was stunning; clean & well presented. Highly recommend staying in this hitel if visiting Lichfield.

    5
    « Lovely Hotel »

    This hotel is lovely. Really comfortable beds and clean rooms. The staff are very friendly at the bar and restaurant. Felt a little rushed at reception staff not so friendly there on check in. Perhaps she was a little busy. Breakfast was fantastic, hot and fresh with plenty of selection.

  • 5
    « Business Trip »

    Very well situated in the middle of Lichfield. Staff very efficient and polite, hotel very clean. BOOKED AT SUITE AT A DEAL PRICE OF £75, Room was very modern and spacious with a separate lounge area. Ate in Darwins Restaurant thet evening which was very nice but very limited on vegetarian options, choice of one starter and main . Breakfast was a buffet set up with plenty of choice. Stay was very comfortable and will stop here again at the right price but will probably eat out next time for more meal choices.

    4
    « Excellent accommodation, but restaurant disappointing »

    Room very clean and comfortable, although a tortuous trek from reception! We would happily stay here again, but dine elsewhere. Breakfast generous choice and good. However the restaurant was disappointing: the service was good but what passed for roast turkey with stuffing was extremely odd. We had to request steak knives, and even then some of it was entirely inedible, and impossible to cut. I invited the waiter to try to cut it there and then, but he said he would try in the kitchen and tell the chef! So the waiter dealt with this fairly reasonably. For dessert we both chose baked alaska, but the meringue was not baked - it might have seen a blowlamp at 5 metres for a few seconds, even if it had been prepared on the premises, which I doubt. Past caring by this time. For the price the dinner was extremely poor value.

    4
    « Bedroom unhealthily hot - in December!! »

    I asked for a single room with a shower - not bath with shower over - and that is exactly what I got. However, the room was so hot (27*) that I had to open the window and being next to the fire escape was a scary feeling. I asked for assistance but eventually I switched the heating off at the power source. There were no towel rails or hooks in the bathroom. Bed comfortable. Breakfast good.

    5
    « New Years Eve Dinner Disco »

    A very enjoyable evening enjoyed by our party on New Years Eve in the Garrick Suite. On arrival we were provided with champagne and very nice canapes. Dinner had been pre-ordered and the meal was very good, although the vegetables could have been a little more plentiful. The service and overall organisation was exceptional. The only slight downside was the fact one of our party was diabetic and when I made the booking In November, I had specifically requested a 'sugar free dessert'. This usually is not a problem as there are a lot of sugar substitutes on the market, so it is easy to produce a good quality dessert. I did not consider a plate of fresh fruit, however, nicely presented to be a satisfactory alternative All in all we thought it a very good value event and the disco did not play so loudly that we could not hear ourselves speak as is often the case.

    4
    « Good place »

    Good hotel for a business trip. Been there once and rooms are warm and cozy. Breakfast was classic English . Staff are friendly and attending to all our requests. Nearby is a small shopping area. No famous brands but it's cool. There's also a small Boots pharmacy and McDonalds around the corner but it's a shame that everything closes at 5pm

    5
    « Perfect Stay »

    Perfect Location, rooms extremely clean, very comfy bed, staff friendly and helpful and good value for money - Perfect Stay (unfortunately didn't sample the breakfast but judging by the rest of it - I would imagine it wouldn't disappoint !

    4
    « Perfect location, brilliant stay! »

    4 of us stayed here (4 rooms) for a busy Saturday night. Great warm rooms, friendly staff at all times. Nice warm shower. Free car parking in Lichfield is paramount here! Just leave your vehicle reg when checking in. Nice bar in hotel too. Breakfast is quality! Excellent quality bacon/sausages and lots other items all cooked well. Def stay again to save doing taxis late at night!

    3
    « Comfortable »

    One of the most pleasing and acceptable to the city of Lichfield. In fact, his So British look allows to accept these imperfections. located in the neuralgic center of the city and full of pedestrian streets! Be tested.

    5
    « Shopping trip »

    Stayed at this hotel and it was superb.. The rooms where Very high standard , superb size beds , very comfortable .. Excellent bathroom decorated to a high standard with an efficient shower and a superb size bath.. Very efficient staff , very helpful and accommodating.. The food was delicious , I truly can't rate the hotel high enough and can't wait to go back there again..

    5
    « Delightful Lichfield. »

    Wonderful city, small as it is, and that's it's charm. Plenty of bars eating places and shops. Magnificent cathedral and surrounding historical Georgian . Hotel was excellent in every way breakfast, room and service. Well worth a stay and wander round this forgotten treasure of a city.

  • 2
    « Beware the recectionist »

    Having stayed here recently we were expecting to enjoy our visit but were let down by the booking staff, all my requests were ignored. I asked for a room with a view and was given a brick wall, when told it was not suitable was given a room overlooking another block with little light. I had asked for non dairy food and when having breakfast nobody knew about it. Beware when looking for your room as a lot of rooms are along small corridors which have steps and hidden drops, in fact I fell down a step trying to locate the room number, the notice about the step was on the wall opposite from where you are looking. We informed management about our disappointing stay and we were told that we would receive some compensation but we have heard nothing since. We feel that was was to have been an enjoyable experience was let down by lack of communication and lack of interest.

    4
    « Great hotel if you are wanting to explore Lichfield. »

    We had a problem on arrival with the door to our room but staff were helpful & got it repaired. The staff were very pleasant & helpful. Breakfast was good with plenty to choose from. I did report on leaving that I had tripped on the landing outside our room on loose carpet. Also the toilet didn't always flush.

    3
    « George hotel lichfield »

    If you like old style hotels with strange floors then this is the place for you. The staff are very helpful , and the breakfast is great, but the rooms give you a feeling of the period that they were built in. I was in room 49 which was a good size however the bathroom was at a bizarre weird angle ( a wedge shape) so when. getting out of the bath come shower you may burn your bum on the radiator, The hotel is on the main drag for late pubs and restaurants so if. you are in a room that over looks "bird street" then you may not get a great night sleep. However the bed was very comfortable and big, and was happy with the modern feel of the bedroom. I would stay again. but. probably ask for a non street room

    4
    « Week Day Overnight Stay »

    Quintessential English Coaching Inn. Old but relatively well maintained. Delightful & helpful staff. Good food especially breakfast. Some rooms are decidedly better than others- air conditioning in most. Small bathrooms

    5
    « golod food and service »

    Had a great meal on 10th Dec very good value for money and the staff were very friendly. We chose from the Christmas menu which was varied. We would certainly return very soon. Parking is also easy as there is a large car park to the rear

    3
    « OK but parking difficult »

    I stayed for 1 night here. Rooms are Not very spacious but sufficient. Sleeping Comfort was not the best. Bathroom is Small, tub with shower screen. Had fast Dinner in the lounge which was not very tasty - However Not much expected from about GBP 6,-. Breakfast was very good and the main restaurant is very nice designed. Parking was a real problem. In the reservation I requested a parking but when I arrived it was all Full and I had to park at the other side of the pedestrian area.I arrived at 8:00pm may be earlier it is easier to find a slot. Allover stay was ok - average 3* rated hotel.

    4
    « Good Location »

    Nice hotel in the center of the city. Free parking at the rear. Room was a touch dated but clean and tidy. Rooms on the front can get some street noise. Bar had no atmosphere at night as it shuts early and you have to rely on the night porter. Breakfast was buffet style and very good. Staff were all friendly. Reception area nice and had Christmas decorations up.

    4
    « Poor management »

    This Hotel has reinvested in a new Restaurant facility and the whole hotel public areas seem to be nicely appointed and there seems to be signs of steady reinvestment. A pity that the place is not being better run - I was there last Saturday attending after a concert in the local cathedral - just popped in for a drink - the place was comfortably full, getting served at the bar took a long time, what most struck me was that there where masses of plates and glasses on all the tables in the public bar area hardly creating a good welcome to guests in spite of the fact that several staff seemed to be walking around in a casual unrushed way, 40 minutes later I left - no attempt had been made in this time to address the issue. - Need to take a lesson from Ask Italian down the road who always have tables cleared and the place looking ready and welcoming.

    5
    « Christmas meal »

    Had my first Christmas meal here yesterday for 2015, absolutely wonderful. Food delicious ; and service great, thanks to all the team on behalf of Rugeley Road group. A quality hotel in the heart of Lichfield City with parking close by this was our second visit for our annual get together, we all agreed to re-visit next year! Drinks pricey but what you would pay for any hotel venue.

    5
    « A very enjoyable stay »

    My husband and I stayed at the George for two nights. We had a very enjoyable stay and found the staff very friendly and accommodating, especially as I needed the duvet changing to a non-feather due to my asthma. The restaurant was very good. We had room 25 which was large and very quiet. The cleanliness was excellent.

  • 4
    « Best Western George Hotel, Lichfield »

    A nice old hotel with lots of character. The building stands in a quiet part of the high street. Nothing exceptional, just a very nice stay. Ideal location for the Cathedral and lake, also town centre.

    5
    « A really nice hotel »

    Stayed for I night at the George and LOVED it so nice little courtyard with water feature chocs and dressing gowns in rooms felt at home and cared for dinner very good if service a little slow , staff helpful,happy and customer orientated will revisit litchfield I think is an under rated place good for shopping AND history

    5
    « Hotel »

    Excellent all round -biggest problem was parking - not sufficient space for patrons of hotel. Staff were very friendly. Nice and warm. Cleaning staff very nice. All staff worked extremely hard & went out of their way to accommodate patrons.

    4
    « Great location and good hotel. »

    Stayed here on my own for 2 nights for a conference. Great location in centre of town, staff lovely and great breakfast. Didn't eat evening meal but resteraunt looked very good. It's a rambling old building with an odd layout buy soon found my way around. If staying in Lichfield would use again.

    3
    « Lively Saturday Night »

    If you want a peaceful night book a top floor room not overlooking the bars on Bird Street and not an overhead guest walking on creaky floorboards. OR take ear plugs. Take a bar of soap if you want a bath as liquid soap situated for showers. Parking good, lovely restaurant/bar area. Housekeeping good . Bed poor, maybe superior rooms better, ours was collapsed on sides. Suggest Company 'Mystery Shops' their reception, not manned on arrival, rang bell and 'sullen & disinterested' person came, could benefit from some customer skills. Would not go back.

    3
    « Return Visit »

    Hadn't been here for eight years and there has been changes since then......a good nights stay that was only soured by the pub across the road that continues to pump music out until two in the morning! Mentioned it to the lady on reception who informed me that the pub has applied for an extension till three in the morning. Other than that the hotel was very warm and welcoming, with a very cosy feel to the bar even though it was busy. Shame about the neighbours! Hope this helps....

    4
    « George Hotel, Lichfield »

    Old fashioned independent hotel in excellent city centre location, with car park at rear. Room was large and well equipped in a slightly old fashioned way, with a comfortable bed and nice linen. It was too hot, though, even with the heating off and the window open, but that's probably just me. Couldn't work the aircon unit out. Good breakfast and friendly staff. Effective wifi. On the deal we had it was very good value - £69 b&b for 2 (advance purchase via Booking.com - no cancellation allowed). Recommended.

    5
    « My stay at the George Hotel, Lichfield »

    This was a third stay at The George and despite its slight ageing over the years it retains its charming atmosphere and comfort. Service was good from Reception through to Restaurant for both breakfast and the carvery lunch on a Saturday.

    4
    « Upgrade »

    Went for the autumn deal £89,got upgraded room to a four poster room which was great.Dinner and breakfast was great staff couldn't do enough for you Lichfield pretty quiet on a sunday night but nice will certainly stay here again

    5
    « Stars in your eyes ! »

    Stayed last month for one night earlier to gain an early arrival at the nearby National Memorial Arboretum. We were allocated Room 73 in the attic, no doubt once occupied by the house servants, but now a bedroom with a 4 poster bed with stars in the ceiling and a TV at the foot of the bed - lovely. The room has an air condition facility which is clearly required in the summer months. Warm and welcoming staff, both reception and restaurant and we would not hesitate to return to the George Hotel. Warning: for satnav users, access to the hotel (cars) is not from the from the hotel front, which is pedestrians only, but from the rear via a public car park. Visit and enjoy Lichfield.

  • 5
    « The Goerge, Lichfield »

    Excellent hotel in a great location - centre of all places of interest and very quiet as in a pedestrianized zone. Plenty of places to eat within short walk, plus very nice restaurant in hotel. Ample parking for town centre site. Good value for money - felt homely and welcoming with open fire in bar area - perfect for late afternoon rest and drink

    4
    « Murder mystery »

    I attended the murder mystery weekend, I can honestly say it was money well spent. The room was excellent that we stayed in. The staff were all very polite and very helpful towards the guests. 5* to the cleaning team the rooms were immaculate. Will definitely return next year.

    5
    « Another great stay »

    We have just returned from our 4th stay at this hotel. Quick check in, very comfy room (50), clean and tidy. Had a nice chill out during the afternoon of our arrival. Nice to lie on the comfy bed and watch TV. Great night's sleep. Great full English for breakfast which set us up for the day. A very conveniently located hotel for the cathedral, shops, bars, restaurants, Garrick Theatre and railway station. We were in Lichfield to see The Stylistics at the Garrick. To our delight the band were staying at the hotel. One of the band members came down for breakfast while we were having ours so had a quick chat. Walking through the lounge area after breakfast we were delighted to see the band and their musicians sitting down so had to tell them what a great night we had had seeing them. If The George is good enough for The Stylistics then it sure is good enough for us too. Can highly recommend.

    4
    « surprisingly good »

    City centre, and will situated for other things - particularly the National Memorial Arboretum. Triple glazing meant we were not disturbed by the night club opposite, Most of the staff very good - they know which one needs re-training to understand that customers are not a nuisance, but pay his wages!! Food very good, apart from overcooked steaks.

    5
    « Mr V &Mrs H Martayn »

    A lovely hotel where the staff go more than the extra mile to resolve any problems. Would definitely recommend and go back again. The general ambiance of the hotel is very cosy and friendly and in a good location.

    5
    « A prefect stay »

    Only one night but the hotel staff were most welcoming, the room was neat and well-appointed and the food excellent. I look forward to staying at The George again. Excellent location for visiting Lichfield

    5
    « The George Hotel, Lichfield »

    Exceptionally helpful and customer focused team ensuring all guests were made welcome. We enjoyed our short stay, our room was very comfortable and apparent housekeeping should be congratulated on the high standard of cleanliness and tidiness. we can highly recommend the bistro style restaurant, although busy offers a good service and friendly atmosphere. The restraurant staff were very helpful and even asked on our behalf if the chef could move away from the published dinner starters and main courses - nothing was too much trouble. City centre location, only a short walk from Lichfield city centre for shops and train station. Lovely old coaching house well maintained. Mrs D.C. Laws

    4
    « Autumn break »

    Good location and the hotel has a measure of old world charm the breakfast was excellent Unfortunately the heating in our room wasn't working but the duty manager supplied us with a fan heater The Chamber maid was excellent The receptionist on arrival was very friendly the one who checked us out was a bit frosty The bed was 130mm so a bit too narrow to be comfortable

    5
    « Excellent as usual »

    I stay at The George reasonably often every 8 - 10 weeks or so. I am always greeted by a warm friendly efficient person at reception as I am by all the staff that I meet during my stay. Thank you to all.

    4
    « One night Stay »

    Food really good for evening and breakfast meals very tasty, even though i don't genuinely have a big appetite for breakfast. Room comfortable, there was a wedding that night but was no loud music till late. Would definately stay again

  • 5
    « Warm and welcoming »

    A very friendly hotel superbly situated. The hotel is clean and the staff ensure all your needs are met. Would definitely recommend this hotel. The location could not be better. The food is of excellent quality and reasonably priced. We will definitely be staying here again.

    4
    « Very good thank you »

    Very good all round. Good value (probably because it was a Sunday evening). Helpful staff. Pleasant room. Why am I being forced to enter more text here than I wish to? Less is more Tripadvisor. Such nonsense.

    4
    « Week-end Break »

    We were on the Best Western Autumn Break and it was good value for money. The deal included dinner both evenings and the menu was the same on both evenings, as vegetarians we asked for a meal from the bar menu to be served in the main dining room as we had chosen our only suitable meals on the first evening. The dining room was not very busy at the time of our request and the chef obliged. Many thanks.

    4
    « Called in for a drink. »

    On Saturday whilst shopping in Lichfield my wife and I fancied a cold drink and after looking at a few of the pubs and bars. - which were mostly full of people eating - decided to try the George Hotel. We've walked past the George loads of times but never actually gone inside before, however on entering we found it to be an oasis of calm and ordered our drinks from the bar. We had already eaten but said that next time in Lichfield we may order food as well as it looked very good - give it a try.

    5
    « Elegance in the middle of town »

    Well placed hotel in the middle of town with ample car parking. Our superior room was delightful. Well decorated with a lounge/extra bedroom section. Two t.v.'s too. Fittings, decor, furnishings all excellent. Bathroom small but fine with a great quick-fill bath. Although very central we chose to eat in the hotel for supper. The food was well presented and good. The breakfast buffet was plentiful with hot and cold available. Service throughout the hotel was good and friendly. Well recommend.

    3
    « Ticks the box »

    Rooms are a bit dated but hotel is smack in the middle of the the best eating and drinking establishments in Lichfield. The hotel restaurant was good and staff were very attentive. The breakfast was as good as you get in any 5 star hotel. The heat in the rooms was very high and hard to control. All and all is was a good over night stay that ticked all my boxes.

    4
    « Very Comfortable & Convenient Hotel »

    The George Hotel is in an excellent position to explore Lichfield and the surrounding area. Walking out the front or back door of the hotel you are immediately in the City pedestrian area with all the shops, bars, restaurants and the market right there. The large Cathedral, which a must visit if you're in the area, is a very short walk away. Further afield, the National Memorial Arboretum, Burton-on-Trent and Tamworth. The Hotel is tastefully decorated and in good condition. The staff are efficient, polite and helpful. The food at breakfast and dinner is of a very good standard and the menu offers a good range of options. The bar offers the usual drinks and a couple of local real ales. There is free wifi in the hotel in both the common areas and room, however, we were in room 74 and the wifi (whilst visible on our devices) would not connect. We did inform the staff on leaving. The room, bed, shower, equipment and cleanliness were all of a very good standard. Overall, I would definitely recommend this hotel if you're heading this way.

    4
    « Good quality character hotel »

    Good location in centre of historical Lichfield. Free parking if places are available, otherwise parking in adjacent public car park. Public rooms and bedrooms clean and in good order. Food in restaurant, good quality and enjoyable and reasonable value. Breakfast buffet good quality and wide range of hot items. Additionally kippers to order if required. Due to its central location, noise from nearby bars a potential issue mainly at weekends although this was not a problem on a Thursday evening. All in all a very enjoyable stay.

    4
    « Old Coach House »

    Despite its heritage, the George is a well modernised hotel with all the reguired facilities for a *** hotel. It can be a bit of a maze to find one's room initially but you find them well presented and comfortable. I stayed for two nights at a reunion weekend and the function room was large with a private bar and a separate kitchen which provided a substantial hot and cold buffet on the first night and a three course meal on the second. Both were of a very acceptable standard. B'fast both mornings was a superb Buffett . Centrally situated , only a short stroll from the Cathedral this is a charming old worlde hotel. A bit of map study or a sat nav will be worthwhile to navigate Lichfields road system but once in it the hotel is well sign posted.

    4
    « Well worth a visit »

    Stayed here for one night recently and really enjoyed it. We attended a function in the Garrick room, a beautiful room, food was good and staff where friendly (especially the gentleman serving behind the bar, had excellent knowledge of the hotel and surrounding areas history) definitely an asset to the hotel, rooms as you would expect in an old coaching inn, small but comfortable and clean, plenty of hot water. Breakfast was fine and had a good selection. Would defiantly stay again.

  • 3
    « Well-placed hotel but cramped rooms »

    This old coaching inn has character and a charm that one notices on entry. The free car park is a welcome benefit in a town where parking spaces may not be easily found. You have to arrive early to get a place as the 30 or so places are well short of the demand from guests. Our room was small and cramped, as was the bathroom. The supply of hot water and storage space were fine. However, having a room overlooking the front of the hotel with a noisy nightclub across the road was unwelcome as the thumping music could not be entirely blocked out by the secondary glazed windows. The whole hotel was too hot and this became particularly noticeable at night due to the TOG rating of the duvet being far in excess of what was needed. The mattress on the bed had soft edges so that lying too close to the side resulted in you falling out. We were part of a group that ate dinner upstairs in the attractive Garrick Room, with its impressive chandeliers. The service, as in all parts of the hotel, was beyond reproach. Unfortunately, the chef had decided that the excellently cooked lamb shanks should be accompanied by couscous instead of the traditional mashed potato. Why ? The result was that the gravy was mopped up and left the plate of food dry. The bread and butter pudding was more like jam sponge but overall the standard of cooking was high with large portions of food all round. In terms of comfort, there are better hotels to stay in Lichfield but the location near Market Street is unrivalled.

    4
    « A place to stay while visiting an elderly relative »

    Found the bedroom quite small but clean with good en suite and excellent shower! Hotel is an old coaching inn which adds to it's character. Excellent location in centre of Lichfield, close to cathedral and pleasant city to wander round.

    5
    « Excellent hotel in a lovely city »

    We stayed for two nights in a superior room(room 64) and it was a real treat!The room was spacious with plenty of storage,even somewhere to put our toiletries in the bathroom which the majority of hotels sadly lack.The evening meal was excellent ,my dessert was white chocolate cheesecake with a blood orange and pistachio sorbet-heaven!Breakfast was self service and of a good standard with plenty of choice.The hotel is situated within walking distance of the Cathedral plus lots of lovely cafes and pubs,not forgetting the shops! The Garrick Theatre is also nearby. All in all a very enjoyable stay.

    5
    « A Smashing Birthday Break »

    Stayed here in October for my wife's 60th Birthday.Very helpful and pleasant staff. The restaurant in particular was excellent. the food was absolutely spot on. I recommend the rib eye steak, the creme brulee was a close second. Mark was most attentive and very helpful. Will definitely return. Lichfield is a very nice city.

    3
    « Fine for a few nights. »

    The location is the best hing about this hotel - just a few steps from shops and lots of places to eat and within 10 mins easy walk of the cathedral, market, Samuel Johnsons' house etc.You can easily bob in and out of the hotel between seeing the sights of Lichfield as it is in such a central position. Rooms basic but fine. Ours was over the tunnel that is a walkway from the main street at the front to a car park at the back.It was pretty noisy with people, deliveries, staff having a smoke etc! Take a set of earplugs just in case you get the same room. Nice little bar, breakfast fine.

    5
    « Great hotel. »

    We stayed one night mid week to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we had a fantastic stay. The room was a superior room that was large bright and lovely and clean with everything in the room that you would expect and everything worked. Large spacious bathroom. We also had a wonderful meal at the hotel followed by a large well cooked buffet breakfast.

    4
    « Nice hotel, good location »

    Stayed here for one night during a work trip and it was a really decent hotel. The staff were nice, my room was a bit dated but clean with a good bed/plenty of storage and breakfast was good. All in all a nice hotel and well located. Would recommend.

    2
    « national arboretum ceremony »

    very noisy, room was over side entrance tunnel people urinating , fighting and conducting sex acts only meters from my single glassed window ,kept me awake most of the night .suggest a gate could be fitted and closed at night?

    3
    « The noise issue »

    This is a friendly and comfortable hotel with very traditionally furnished bedrooms. BUT if booking this hotel do ask for rooms at the back as there is an extremely noisy night club opposite and at the weekends goes on well into the night. The food was o.k apart from the solid, cold bread served with the dip.

    5
    « 3 Day Saver in September »

    We stayed on a 3 night B&B offer.The value was tremendous.We stay here two or three times a year and it never varies: super food , particularly breakfast,spotless rooms and a friendly staff.Lichfield lends itself to a variety of historical visits and the hotel is situated in the middle of the city so accessible .We also visited the National Memorial Museum only a few miles away to add to the experience of another super break.

  • 5
    « Great hotel in a good location »

    A delightful hotel with lots of character. Our room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated. Spotlessly clean. Nice to have decent sized mugs in the room for tea and coffee. The bathroom was spacious and the towel rail was very efficient unlike some other hotels we have stayed in. The choice of menu at breakfast was very good as was the bar menu. Unfortunately we weren't there long enough to use the restaurant. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We will look forward to a return visit.

    4
    « Great hotel in the middle of town »

    Stayed here in July 2015 on return from Alton Towers. I asked for a room at the back of hotel & that is what we got. Although the rooms are a bit dated it was fine for our needs. We had a great night in Litchfield. The breakfast was great with all sorts of cold foods like prunes, grapefruit, yoghurts, cereals, every thing you'd expect, also had full English breakfast which was all buffet service apart from your tea/coffee/toast which you ordered & was waitress served, lovely breakfast. There was a great pub just out the side entrance of hotel, great atmosphere & 2 Thai Restaurants side by side out the other entrance,we chose the one on the corner & the food was amazing. There are loads of bars & restaurants, too many to choose from. There was a market there on the Saturday with about 50 stalls & just round another corner there was a shopping centre with Debenhams, M & S, Boots, lots of the usual high street stores & little boutique shops. The bonus for us it was the Litchfield Show with all sorts of events taking place, we went for a walk & there was 150 stalls all lined around the village & cathedral/church, it was lovely. We had the most amazing weekend there & can't wait to return again, hopefully same time next year

 

Getting to the hotel ...

All directions
·From: City Centre. Turn onto Bird Street off Swan Road. Bear left. Follow arrows to back of public parking into private parking to the Best Western Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel.