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Hotel CityQuarters at Shaftesbury (Birmingham, United Kingdom)

Hotel CityQuarters at Shaftesbury (Birmingham, United Kingdom)

About CityQuarters at Shaftesbury

Located in Birmingham City Centre, City Quarters at CityQuarters at Shaftesbury Serviced Apartments offer modern decor and a great base for those staying in the city for long or short stays on business or leisure. Each rooms feature fully equipped kitchens and living areas offering widescreen televisions, DVD players and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can upgrade to the penthouse to benefit from other amenities including more living space and a balcony. Wi-Fi is free throughout the apartments, and parking is also available (at an extra charge). There are a variety of places to eat and drink in the centre of the city, so guests staying here will have plenty of options to choose from. The fully equipped kitchens in each apartment mean that guests can also prepare their own meals. The Bullring Shopping Centre is just a stone's throw away, so guests can indulge in some retail therapy. Other points of interest nearby include New Street Station, The Mailbox and The Hippodrome.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (6.6 / 10)
  • ServiceOkay  (6.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.6 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Good quality apartments

Previous guests have often described the apartments at Shaftesbury House as clean, comfortable and well equipped. Guests also note that amenities such as the laundry and dishwashing equipment work as you might expect.


Convenient location

Perhaps above all else, guests have rated the location of these apartments as one of the highlights. Those travelling in by train appreciated the proximity of the station and many mention how close the apartments are to Chinatown and shopping destinations.


Good alternative to a hotel

Many previous guests have found that these apartments offer a good alternative to a traditional hotel. Although not perfect, the apartments offer pretty much all of the conveniences of home.

Negative Reviews


Limited availability of staff

Although these apartments are serviced, the set-up appears to be that you collect your keys from a safe for which you will be given the code beforehand. Some guests had problems accessing the safe and were unable to gain entry to the building immediately. They were ultimately helped by other guests rather than staff who couldn't be located.


Some noise issues

Although the central location puts many shops, bars and restaurants within easy reach, it does mean that there is some background noise from the surrounding streets to contend with. Some guests also mention internal noise although this will likely depend on who is staying at the apartments at the time.


Disappointing Wi-Fi

Reviews highlight that there is an on-going problem with the Wi-Fi here. Many guests comment that they were unable to connect to the Internet and those that did get online often say the connection was slow and unreliable.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Nightclub
  2. Lift
  3. Gym
  4. Non-smoking rooms
  5. PC with internet
  6. WiFi in public areas
  7. Washing machine
  8. Free WiFi
  9. Breakfast
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room amenities
  1. Dishwasher
  2. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  3. Shower
  4. Ironing board
  5. Openable windows
  6. Television
  7. Hairdryer
  8. Central heating
  9. Electric kettle
  10. Air conditioning
  11. Satellite TV
  12. Desk

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00


59-61 Station Street,  B5 4DY,  Birmingham,  United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(121)2141500

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