George Hotel - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 57.220 W 001° 08.681
30U E 624638 N 5868727
Quick Description: The George Hotel, once one of Nottingham's premiere hotels. Apparently, the likes of Charles Dickens, Henry Irving, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have stayed there. Originally a Coaching Inn dating from 1822.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/20/2017 11:44:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMW7P3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
"An impressive recently fitted-out hotel bar in the Nottingham's oldest surviving historic hotel, the George Hotel. Once one of Nottingham's premiere hotels, apparently, the likes of Charles Dickens, Henry Irving, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have stayed there. Originally a Coaching Inn dating from 1822 and then known as the George the Fourth (Whitworth 2010). Note the viewing panel near the door which shows the first of several layers of cave cellars. The Curious Tavern is located in Nottingham City Council's Lace Market Conservation Area. "

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"Located in the fashionable Lace Market area, right in the heart of Nottingham's city centre, this contemporary boutique hotel offers well-appointed bedrooms, a gym, a trendy bar and a brasserie restaurant. Minutes away from the Old Market Square, Motorpoint Arena and Nottingham Castle. Dating back to 1822, luxury soft furnishings alongside the finest points of Georgian architecture and a rich history make the Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel the perfect place for business or pleasure."

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Name of the Hotel: The Curious Tavern

Address:
Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel George Street, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 3BP


Number of Rooms: 76

Height in floors: 4

Hotel Rating: 4 stars

Hotel since: 1/1/1822

Date Building was built: 1/1/1822

First use of building:
Coaching Inn


Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): Not Listed

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: Not Listed

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