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Gran Hotel de Merida

Calle 60 No 496 | Frente al parque Hidalgo, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Ranked #32 of 86 hotels in Merida
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winnetka, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, Beautiful old hotel in the heart of the city, But They told me they had AC and after checking out 3 rooms I could not find one that did, they tried putting me in the nicest suite but NO AC when it's 90 degrees doesn't work for me. As a bonus if your room faces the Square they... More

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52 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is right in the bustle of things so getting sleep is difficult especially if you face onto the street. Go as high up as possible The music stopped after 1 am and started at 6.30am. A real shame as we loved its location and the colonial building. Very palatial with tiles terracot ceiling. Huge reception area selling antiques... More

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Spring Branch, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first stayed at the Gran in June 1974. This was well before it was fully restored and air conditioning added but it was truly a life saver for me as I had been traveling thru the Yucatan for a couple weeks and arrived in Merida with a bad stomach virus. One of the housekeeping staff kept checking in to... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Gran Hotel was built in the twilight years of the Imperious reign of Porfirio Diaz, when vast wealth flowed into Merida from the henequen haciendas selling fibre to the world. As such, the hotel has a grand staircase at the back end of an interior courtyard that is covered over to keep out the rain while letting in the... More

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Berkeley, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a truly exceptional experience. Lovely, elegant -- but not prissy. The staff is courteous & very helpful -- not intrusive. There is an antique showroom in the lobby which is very appropriate -- giving a glimpse of the massive wealth that the Hennequin barons acquired at the turn of the last century. A very grand hotel that... More

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Three Rivers, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great location, a block to the main plaza. Really cool interior with lots of antiques and good balcony viewing from upper rooms. Merida is a great place to experience Mexico, lots of great architecture, markets, laid back vibe and not the crazy tourism a la Cancun.

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed for couple of nights during our recent trip to Merida. The hotel is located in central merida just steps from the main cathedral plaza. The colonial town was packed with visitors during our time there so much so that we found it next to impossible to find a rental car for an affordable price. The exterior facade of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The hotel is situated in the center of Merida . Very beautiful building , als real jewel ! Would love to be here a second time !Ik regret they didn't make breakfast !and that it is difficult to sleep if you have a room on the side of the square .

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Leesville, Louisiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

What more can be said.. Except, "Old World Charm". It would be difficult to beat this beautiful century old property. It is a bit noisy due to the public park and street music. But what does one come to Mexico for? Customs, nightlife and the charm all blend in to make this one of my favorite hotels worldwide. For the... More

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Longwood, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This was my second stay at the Gran Hotel. Excellent location, that is, as other reviewers have noted, a bit on the noisy side but about as close as you're going to get to experiencing some old world charm here in Mexico. That does include a certain nonchalance with few additional amenities beside what is provided in your room. .......No... More

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Also Known As:
El Gran Merida
Address: Calle 60 No 496 | Frente al parque Hidalgo, Merida 97000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Municipality of Merida > Merida
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Merida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just one block from the beautiful cathedral of Merida, the hotel retains the most important details and memorable since its founding in 1901, dare to be part of history and enjoy our hotel. ... more   less 
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