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Grand Hotel Kinshasa

7 Avenue Batetela Kinshasa Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Ranked #12 of 23 Hotels in Kinshasa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Benoni, South Africa
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years ago I stayed over at the Hotel en route to Matadi. Apparently no all rooms were good. But the room I had was good. At the time I was also instructed not to leave the Hotel grounds alone. But the stay was good.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though this is one of Kinshasa's hot spots, hotel rooms and their equipment is old, outdated and rather neglected. The nice things about the hotel are the breakfast choices, the gym and the pool area.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the premium hotel in Kinshasa in name (well, they attempt to connect with the Rumble in the Jungle boxing match) and the way how memories of that legendary boxing match has faded away so has the service standards in the hotel. This was my second stay at the hotel in a year's time and my expectations were already... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Stayed here for a week last year and I gotta say I am not looking forward to coming back here anytime. The hotel is one of the biggest in Kinshasa and VERY expensive but surely not worth your dollar! Service is very average and you will struggle with the staff if you do not know French. There are hardly 2-3... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights. in the "new" wing. The Hotel is central, in what is considered Kinshasa CBD (i.e. Gombe district). Room was surprisingly big for a single. Guys at the reception are just to slow, it took us 30min to check in! Service OK.....for DRC Excellent breakfast!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I don't know who gave this hotel five stars, but they probably left with an envelope full of fivers after their stay...this really was the worst experience I've had in Africa to date. I know that there is limited choice in Kinshasa, but if you can, choose somewhere else. It's expensive and you get nothing for your money. My review:... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I read reviews from 2014 and 2013 and it seems as this hotel just gets worse. Elevators don't work and I'm surprised no one has gotten stuck or something worse hasn't happened yet. There are no safety measures for this hotel. I have been travelling in Africa for the past 10 years I have lived in West and East and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hotel is over priced (ALLOT), rooms are not clean and I slept on top of the covers. Room door didn't lock and didn't close properly making you feel unsafe. Food at restaurant down stairs is at least double the price anywhere else in town. And the night club is a scary with local working girls that will not leave you... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Just like everything in Africa,especially the Congo everything is looking tired,the food is bland at best.but I find this the best hotel when here on business.like everything here prices can be bartered,although mine is paid by company .to sum up.... This is probably the best you will get in Kinshasa and the staff are very helpful and informative.the only place... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Used to be a great intercontinental hotel, has tremendously deteriorating, although some erratic renovation are under way, some for the rooms for example are welcomed, still below the expected quality for such range of hotel and price.

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