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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 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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Boulder, Colorado
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266 reviews 266 reviews
28 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Of course there's a lot wrong with this hotel, just as there's a lot wrong with this country, but some of the criticisms leave me shaking my head. The breakfast buffet, " the coffee not good", "avoid the sausages" "eggs oily and not hot". What? I have never drunk good coffee in any hotel, ANYWHERE, and I always carry Starbuck's... More 

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This hotel boasts great location and 5 star service. Even though its rooms might need a bit of renovation, the overall impression is good. I especially enjoyed the view from the balcony - the plaza in front of government building is beautiful.

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Vienna, Austria
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Grand Turkmen Hotel remains fixed in time it would seem. My last stay was 2010. The room was exactly as my last one - although with new bedding I think. The toiletries in the room no longer have misspelled wording printed on them. The best news - Internet is now free! Suitable for email. Not really strong enough for... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Hotel is a god send if you are used to spending nights in a tent. No very good hotel with Market just over the road for food and all other essentials. Although they do have a restaurant, we did eat out in Ashgabat. Modern and comfortable, polite staff, with the use of free wifi, essential in a rally and route... More 

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Southeast Romania, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I was in my way home from Hazar to Bucharest and I spend one night on this hotel. The hotel is not new, but very nice refurbished, with all the modern comfort. The room was small, but friendly, internet free is a plus for. Cross rod in front of the hotel is the Russian Bazar, where you can get lot... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Right in the center of the city, the hotel as a fair and rather good service. From this year, even have free wifi in all rooms (certainly well checked by local authorities, but rather fast which is a rarity in Turkmenistan). Don't expect anything exceptional, but with the open air swimming pool you can make your stay almost enjoyable in... More 

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Chicago,Illinois
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64 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A refurbished hotel in a good location. Rooms are small but well decorated and the beds are comfortable. Restaurant was just ok, meals were unremarkable. Wifi worked very well in the rooms. Wlking distance to the Russian market and the Horse fountain view from the rooms was nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Grand Turkmen Hotel is about as central as you can get, within walking distance from the Russian market and Presidential Palace. The staff at the front desk and in the restaurant were extremely helpful. The deluxe room was very pleasant and comfortable. The food at breakfast isn't great, but it serves its purpose. There was one misunderstanding, where the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were last month for several days in this hotel. It supposed to be a 5 star hotel, but building and employees do not meet the 5 star requirements at all. For example the restaurant employees in the restaurant did not speek English at all. There was no winelist, in fact there was even no wine at all, Just one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This was a comfortable hotel with very small rooms. The rooms however were nicely decorated and we had a view of the Horse Fountain. Beds were comfortable and shower was adequate. The breakfast was another story. It was very skimpy with few selections . You could order omlettes which took a long time to get but were fine. Staff had... More 

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