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The Grand Turkmen Hotel

Gorogly Street No. 7, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
The Grand Turkmen Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was frequent visitor to Ashgabat in 2000-2006 when Grand Turkmen was really Grand. Now it is average, 3*** hotel. If you do not want to stay far away from "historic" center, it is OK. Close to Russian Bazar, some shops, and expats' drinking hole - the Pub. It is also good if you are on budget, receiving per diems... More 

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Lafayette, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My standard room was small and the bed had a super hard mattress, but the room was adequate though by no means luxurious. Good reading light and ambiance were lacking. But it was clean. The hotel is centrally located and near restaurants and a park. While Internet is free it is unreliable. The atmosphere in the hotel definitely felt like... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I may not have to share mush on the hotel service and its facilities as I stayed at the Grand Turkmen Hotel only for one night sleep at the end of May 2015 prior to my early flight back to Georgia. The room looked small as the king size bad was really a king size with 8 different pillows on... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I stayed in the Grand Turkmen Hotel for a night on May 2015. Hotel is in city center, near to Russian market, few small shopping malls and British Bar. Check-in was easy, the reception staff do speak English. Hotel is currently undergoing a renovation, it was noisy, the balcony was dusty and had worker's tools laying around. There is water,... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Near Russian market with restaurant's and beer places. Nearby some more restaurants an bars. Ashgabat is big and not so cosy. So to find restaurants with atmosphere you need to ask locals. One place is in yurts and in the older part of the city but you need to ask...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The hotel was undergoing renovation during the stay, so no pool, some noisy work and other facilities absent. Things good: 1) Central location with restaurants, shops, parks & some sights all within walking distance 2) Helpful staff 3) Everything worked in room 4) Internet access, albeit slow & limited Things bad: 1) Rock-hard beds & tiny thin pillow 2) Decor... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A Nice big room and a really good bed. I was positively surprised that we could watch BBC world and Euronews on the TV. The room had a big balcony. One of the Chairs and the table in the room had lots of stains. We had problems With water all over the bathroom floor when we took a shower. The... More 

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Hereford, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Pros - comfy bed, lots of pillows, absolutely great shower pressure, in the centre - very near to the Russian market. Cons - having a shower resulted in most of the water being on the bathroom floor, odd breakfasts although they were alright, expensive bar, lots of renovation works on going, numerous prostitutes wandering through reception to the club at... More 

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Istanbul
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It is one of the oldest western type hotel so I will not criticize the room and amenties, but the breakfast they offer was poor and nothing acceptable as five star hotel expectations. Service, breads the coffee tea desk were all very poor.Price wise it was not good as well, very expensive for such a quality

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Ashgabat isn't exactly hip and happening, although this hotel is central so it's easy to get around. Currently the hotel is under some renovations meaning you'll enter from a side entrance which isn't quite as "grand" but I'm sure that'll all change once it's finished. The hotel has a club/bar underneath which is quite literally full of hookers, if that's... More 

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