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Best Western Plus Birmingham NEC Meriden Manor Hotel

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8.0

Good (3,359 ratings)

Solihull, United Kingdom - 

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2.5 km National Motorcycle Museum

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3 km Resorts World Birmingham

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3.5 km Resorts World Arena

Hotel Overview

Best Western Plus Birmingham NEC Meriden Manor Hotel in Solihull is known for offering a comfortable and convenient stay for its guests. Based on user reviews, the hotel has garnered praises for its amenities and service, while also receiving some criticism in certain areas. Here are the compiled lists of the good and bad things mentioned by guests.

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Hotel highlights

Food

Cleanliness

Breakfast

  1. Location: Ideal for those attending events at the nearby convention center, providing easy access to local attractions.
  2. Friendly Staff: Many guests have commended the warm and welcoming staff who go above and beyond to assist guests.
  3. Quality of Rooms: Rooms are often described as spacious, clean, and well-appointed, offering a comfortable stay.
  4. Breakfast Options: The variety and quality of breakfast served is highly praised, catering to different dietary needs.
  5. Parking Facilities: The availability of ample and convenient parking is appreciated by those traveling with vehicles.
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Area for improvement

Amenities

Wi-Fi

Accessibility

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests have reported issues with noise, both from within the hotel and the surrounding area.
  2. Room Temperature Control: There have been complaints about the difficulty in adjusting the room temperature to a comfortable level.
  3. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Issues with Wi-Fi strength and reliability have been a common concern among guests.
  4. Wear and Tear: Comments about the hotel showing signs of wear and needing some updates have been noted.
  5. Price Point: A few guests feel that the price of the stay doesn't always match the value received in terms of amenities and service.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pet friendly

Parking included

Parking included

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Restaurant

Bar

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Total 3,359 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.9

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8.4

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booking

2,430 Reviews

7.9 / 10

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expedia

929 Reviews

8.4 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Parking

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Nightlife

Kitchen

Food was mentioned 142 times

15% Negative73% Positive

Reviews based on Food

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stephen s3 months ago

The hotel is very impressive from outside and the public areas equally so . The hotel and grounds were beautifully decorated for the holiday period and added to the general good feeling and ambiance.|We were greeted by a very friendly and efficient receptionist who had us checked in very quickly.|The whole hotel seems to have been recently decorated and is immaculate throughout.|We had quite a large room on the first floor , the room had also been recently decorated and was very smart and so clean. The beds were very comfy with beautifully clean sheets and the en suite was full of beautifully fluffy towels as well as top end toiletries. There was a bath and a very powerful shower which encourages you to relax and plenty of hot water at anytime of the day.|There was an extensive tea and coffee tray , with kettle , milk and biscuits but no water.|There was plenty of storage for clothes , cases etc, plenty of mirrors and a hairdryer.|We put the do not disturb sign on the door after breakfast on our second day as we fancied a lie in , to our surprise when we went out later that afternoon , Housekeeping had tied a bag to our door handle with , fresh towels , toiletries and toilet rolls - how thoughtful and shows the level of care given to guests.|We had breakfast each morning , the usual buffet style you would expect with continental items , as well as a wide range of cooked items. The breakfast was good and well presented .|We ate in the Marco Pierre Restaurant on one of our nights - see separate review - disappointing , go to the nearby Bear Inn for better food and half the price.|The review would be 5* but the following issues let the hotel down.....|1) in recognition of my Rewards status I was given a voucher for 1 free drink between 3 of us !! - quite galling as we watched the staff help themselves to drinks behind the bar throughout the evening.|2) I have never stayed at a hotel where you are expected to pay extra for Hot Chocolate with your breakfast.|3) no USB sockets in the room and no spare sockets - we had to unplug the table lamps and use the sockets to charge our phones , ipads etc so we were left with wires trailing across the floor.|4) the staff in the breakfast room were very unprofessional shouting across the room and we could hear every word including swearing coming from the kitchen.

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Euan Darke3 months ago
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Came for new years, £35 a ticket and you get the same amount of food in their finger buffet that a table of 2. 2 of each item, our table had a few vegetarians who had to divide their small amount of options among themselves and then there’s me who can’t have milk so didn’t have anything thinking I might get sick. No one explained what anything was to us. The small amount of food for such a big ticket price was unacceptable. The atmosphere at my nans funeral was more lively, a small family had left about 10 and our table spent most the night talking about what we will do next year as it was hard to have fun.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 112

WiFi Quality

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11

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52

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13

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

National Motorcycle Museum

2.5 km

Resorts World Birmingham

3 km

Resorts World Arena

3.5 km

National Exhibition Centre

3.5 km

University of Warwick

6.5 km

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Getting around

Solihull Hampton-in-Arden Station

2.5 km

Air Rail Link Tram Stop

3.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

3.5 km

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Restaurants

Unicorn

3 km

The Vale

3.5 km

Penny Farthing

3 km

The Quicken Tree

3 km

The Village Cafe

3 km

Street View

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.2

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Coffee

$2.3 - $8.2

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $2.3

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$9.3 - $29.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $3.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.5 - $2.3

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$35.1 - $163.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.8 - $17.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.2 - $11.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.2 - $5.8

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Public transport, monthly pass

$52.6 - $70.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.7 - $40.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$23.4 - $63.1

Weather In Solihull

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.510

PM1015

42

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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