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Best Western Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel

Best Western The George Hotel in Lichfield is just a 5 minute stroll from the city's famous 12th century Cathedral.

As a charming 18th Century coaching Inn, this hotel has bags of character. So when you've unpacked yours, just sit back, relax and enjoy the homely atmosphere! If you're here on business (or simply taking a break from it) our Regency Banqueting Suite, welcoming bar lounge with open fires and comfortable rooms combine to give you everything you need in a hotel.

Within easy reach of Birmingham, you can enjoy a more vibrant pace of life, if only for the day. Then, after you've shopped to your heart's content, a warm welcome awaits back at the hotel.

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12-14 Bird Street
WS13 6PR
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6205*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £26 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Greg Collins leads a team of talented chefs who produce the highest quality food for the lunchtime carvery, bar and Darwin's restaurant. Gary is passionate about using seasonal produce and considers himself lucky, as in Staffordshire there is a wealth of high quality local food producers who offer the very best quality ingredients for his imaginative British dishes.

Chef Greg Collins


Carvery restaurant

The lunchtime carvery menu changes every day but always features the finest local produce from specially chosen suppliers. Choose from homemade soup or a selection from the salad bar to start, enjoy a roast with traditional trimmings or a Chef's special for main course, and then a seasonal dessert and coffee to finish.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Weekend times may vary


Open each evening, Darwin's restaurant has a contemporary feel and offers the very best of modern British food created with passion and style from seasonal, local produce choose from dishes such as fillet of pork with sweet potatoes and a kale and perry sauce to an indulgent milk chocolate and pistachio brule with raspberry shortbread. There's a full la carte menu plus a great value fixed price menu, available Sunday to Thursday evenings at any time, and from 6pm to 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Opening hours

Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

Our large, welcoming bar is furnished with comfy chairs and settees making it ideal for catching up with friends or mingling with fellow guests. We're open all day for snacks and afternoon tea, while you're more than welcome to try a local ale from the nearby Burton On Trent brewery in the evenings.

There is also a gin menu featuring a choice of premium gins served with a premium tonic and a selected garnish to marry perfectly with your chosen gin.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Lichfield Golf & Country Club

Lichfield Golf & Country Club has an impressive array of golf facilities to help you gain or improve your handicap. Its tranquil setting in the heart of Staffordshire means you will enjoy magnificent views, surrounded by farmland and trees.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6305 Yards
No handicap required


3.00 miles away in Lichfield


Driving range


9 holes £9.00
18 holes £40.00
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes

Beau Desert Golf Course

Darnford has all you need - from a driving range with baskets of balls, a 9 hole par 3 Academy Course, and full size 9 hole par 34 Moors course designed by dual European Tour Winner Robert Rock.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6458 Yards
No handicap required


9 miles away in Cannock


Driving range


9 holes £12.00
18 holes £35.00
Driving Range Yes

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Mini gym

Gym Facilities

Our mini-gym offers a maxi-work out! With a rowing machine, exercise bike, cross - trainer and dumbbells, we'll help to keep you ticking over during your break.



To help you plan and prepare in the weeks, months (or even years!) leading up to your red carpet arrival, our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator will look after the finer details. Then, when everything's in place, they'll hand-over to our experienced Duty Management team, who'll take care of everything on the big day itself!


Wedding service and reception venue

We offer a variety of rooms for your wedding, to suit small intimate parties or larger celebrations of up to 110 guests. Whatever the size of your party, you will receive the same friendly and professional advice and the day will be individually tailored to your requirements by our experienced wedding co-ordinators.


Food is one of the most important aspects of any wedding reception and our team of talented chefs will ensure that your chosen menu is prepared with care and flair to create a truly memorable wedding breakfast for you and your guests.

We offer a variety of dishes to suit every taste and our menu selector enables you to create your own unique wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Your wedding breakfast will normally start with a welcome drinks reception and for that extra special touch, why not treat your guests to a selection of our homemade canapes?

Honeymoon Suite

We offer the happy couple a complimentary double room and you can upgrade to our honeymoon suite which has a four poster bed, seating area and original feature beams. This is the perfect way to end the perfect day!


Registry office:
Lichfield Register Office
The Old Library Building, Bird Street, Lichfield
01543 510770

The Best Western George offers wedding all inclusive packages on selected dates, from £3,800 in 2015 and 2016!. Based on 50 day guests and an additional 30 evening guests, the package includes: a red carpet welcome, day and evening room hire, a glass of Buck's Fizz on arrival, a 3 course meal with coffee, a glass of house wine,a glass of sparkling wine for the toast, an evening buffet, a double room for the happy couple, an elegant silk floral decorations.

Rebecca is our experienced wedding organiser - she loves advising and guiding our bride and grooms.

For any enquiries please call Rebecca Parisi on 01543 414822

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M6Toll, JT5, 5.00 miles
Nearest train station: Lichfield City, 0.25 miles
Nearest airport: Birmingham, 25.00 miles
Free parking on site (40 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

12-14 Bird Street
WS13 6PR

What's nearby?


  • Aston Villa Football Club (17 miles)

  • Derby County Football Club (20 miles)

  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (22 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • National Memorial Arboretum (7 miles)

  • Drayton Manor Park (9 miles)

  • Lichfield Cathedral (0.5 miles)

  • Alton Towers (35 miles)

  • Lichfield Heritage Centre (1 miles)


  • Lichfield (0.5 miles)

  • Heart of the Country Village (4 miles)

  • Curborough Antiques & Craft Centre (3 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


For business events, conferences and private dining, you'll be hard pushed to find a better venue! Our location puts us (and you) in the enviable position of having the facilities of a busy city centre hotel, without the busy part!

Available room set ups

U shape

Garrick Suite

For large meetings the magnificent Regency Garrick Suite is an impressive setting, with its large picture windows, high domed ceilings, chandeliers and adjoining bar. The room is air conditioned and can be set to your preferred style, ie: boardroom, theatre style, classroom or cabaret.


The naturally lit and air conditioned Charter Room is suitable for small meetings of up to 40 and offers free wi-fi access.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Garrick Suite 110 60 30 40 100
Johnson 16 0 0 10 0
Charter 30 0 0 20 25
Minster 12 0 0 10 10
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 866 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 302
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Rating: 1 38

An acceptable place to stay but too impersonal.

30/11/2016 Annebailes, Orpington, Kent

We probably didn't have the best room in the place- Room 21 with views over assorted buildings at the back of the hotel- but it was warm and clean. Breakfast was buffet style and pretty average. Why c... more


Excellent Hotel

20/11/2016 Brian H,

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... more

Owner Response
Mark S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your excellent comments.

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

19/11/2016 Dawn504201, Nuneaton, United Kingdom

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 ... more

Owner Response
Mark S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. I was most disturbed to read your comments in regards to the noise from the staff on the bedroom corridors. Please be assured I have investigated the issue with my management team to alleviate such problems in the future. I offer my sincere apologies for the annoyance and frustration this caused.

Great location

19/11/2016 John M, Bonnybridge, United Kingdom

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 b... more

Owner Response
Mark S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you return in the future.

Excellent room

14/11/2016 danieloj1979, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

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 brill... more

Owner Response
Mark S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed room 41 which is indeed one of our newly refurbished bedrooms.