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AC Hotel Palacio Universal by Marriott

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C/ Canovas del Castillo, 28, 36202 Vigo, Spain
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Ranked #16 of 45 Hotels in Vigo
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Leca da Palmeira, Portugal
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've just stayed one night at this hotel but it was amazing. Located near Vigo port. It has two public car parks. I've used one and I payed 23 euro for about 26 hours. I've payed 60 euro per room. The rooms are not very big but they have everything that is needed. I've enjoyed a lot this hotel.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

walking distance to everything you would like to visit in vigo...great seafood restaurants a couple of blocks away,hotel room top of the line, we requested a high floor room with a view and the front desk staff went out of their way to accommodate us...every staff member that we communicated with was SUPER friendly. great hotel for visitors !

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I am quite confused that this hotel Was ranked so low. Granted, i did not stay at others, but location is great, short walk all over, quiet location, water view. Staff were SUPER friendly and helpful. Rom was modern and very spacious. Bathroom was large and had many amenities. Very reasonablly. Our only disappointment was the phone rining twice in... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This hotel is in in a perfect location (near the cruise terminal) and waterfront district of Vigo. The AC hotel has maintained the 19th century style on the outside. It is too bad they could not bring this forward into the hotel itself. The hotel is attempting to meet the needs of the business clientele. What is missing is the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The AC Palacio Hotel is a classically elegant hotel with friendly and helpful staff (who speak perfect English for those of us with more limited Spanish skills). The stylish and modern rooms are very clean and comfortable. They were also very quiet which made for great sleep after a long flight. The lobby restaurant had a lovely breakfast which was... More 

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San Juan
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The hotel seems to be geared towards business people. The did not have parking for the type of car we had rented and we had to park pretty far. Also, the key to the door would not work and an attendant had to open the door every time we wanted to get in. The a/c was not working either and... More 

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Rosario, Argentina
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The hotel is located on Vigo's waterfront, across the street from the Marina and close to the historical town.We enjoyed a great breakfast buffet. The hotel has no parking but offers a parking lot which is located about 2 blocks away from the hotel. We walk down the waterfront. The area has lots of restaurants, pizza parlors and bars. Rooms... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed at two other AC branded hotels in the last 2 weeks... so we expected the same level of excellence. However, we were a little disappointed. First, we were put in a room on the top floor... which appears to be a renovated attic. In the renovated attic you get a tiny window and a slanted-low ceiling. This is... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed at the AC Palacio because we tend to stay in Marriott or their affiliated hotels whenever it seems like a decent option. The hotel was pleasant, well maintained and well located. The staff were helpful (or at least tried to be) as they did not seem to know much about restaurants or sites in the city.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great hotel and great rates. NEW rooms and air conditioning makes this a very comfortable stay. Great beds and helpful staff. look no further for a hotel that has comfort and style plus is close to many restaurants including the port and the oyster bar street.

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