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Best Western 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

Gary Jones 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 Gary Jones


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!

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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Good place to stay

07/02/2016 Andrew J, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Rooms clean and functional with all you require. Easy check in and car park for hotel at back. The George is centrally located in Lichfield. Breakfast is as you would expect. Rooms are a little dated ... more


Needs updating

07/02/2016 choons, Tamworth

Lack of hot water, huge gap beneath door - room extremely basic Won't return, car parking limited and told if no spaces then sorry Lack of lift Bar area was nice and was the only hilight Good locat... more


clean, tidy great service - Carparking can be an issue

26/01/2016 JennieHuckvae, Doha, Qatar

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 ... more


Christmas lunch was o.k. - could have been hotter

24/01/2016 AnnieAries, Lichfield, United Kingdom

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 lo... more


The George Hotel

22/01/2016 altankemal, London, United Kingdom

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 ... more