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Gran Hotel

Gral. Torres 9-70 | entre Bolivar y Gran Colombia, Cuenca, Ecuador
#20 of 48 hotels in Cuenca
25 Reviews 4 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One block from the park and located near all the restaurants and bars famous in this city stands an authentic spanish hotel. Service is great and friendly. Free breakfast each morning. $25/night per person. I did not have much luck with the wi-fi connection

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The first floor room was nice, big modern bathroom, breakfast was included and very good. We had lunch one day and it was $5.80 for both of us. Internet was very spotty....in and out a lot. Nice and comfortable place for the money! 😊

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Booked a weekend through a booking website. Our plans changed a bit so we tried to change our reservation which was no problem! Unfortunately our positive feelings faded when we arrived. The hotel is located in a quiet area of the city center. Away from the restaurants etc. The rooms are old and worn and the cleaning isn't done too... More

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Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
111 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Nice big room with TV and big bathroom. Breakfast was outstanding, free water, nice common area and the location was perfect. Close to everything. The internet worked well most of the time but occasionally wouldn't let us connect. Really friendly, helpful staff. We were on the ground floor right on the restaurant and it could get a little noisy in... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed three nights in a room with a double and a twin bed. Very little English is spoken here. Most rooms encircle a large courtyard where breakfast is served. Early mornings are noisy with breakfast prep and the TV on in the courtyard. Wifi was sporadic and not reliable. The location is convenient for walking in the city. Beds... More

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St. John's, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My wife and I had Gran Hotel booked for us via our Spanish School in Quito, as we were coming to Cuenca for another period of Spanish school plus travel. What a fantastic find it was. Our viewing of other similar accommodations in the area convinced us we would not be moving. We had a large room (#216) overlooking THE... More

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Crawford Bay, BC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had tried to make a reservation on despegar.com, but never got a confirmation, so took a chance & showed up. They fitted us in for three nights, in a tiny room off the central courtyard/ dining room. Excellent wifi, large flat screen TV, hot water, good breakfast in that stunning central courtyard. It seems to be noted for its... More

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juan d, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gran Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much for your review, we are happy that you have had a good stay and enjoyed the hotel and the city of Cuenca, we hope you visit us again soon. More

Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Very charming colonial style hotel. Room was pleasant small but adequate. Clean bathroom with hot water. Very nice breakfast.Great location in historic area walking distance to resturaunts, shopping, museums. Would recommend this hotel great value. All rooms had a window view to the hallway but curtain was adequate for complete privacy.

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Quito, Ecuador
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This hotel had such a balance between elegance and coziness. We had a room with a balcony out to the front street. The bed was comfy, the breakfast was great and the staff helped us get to so many places nearby.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

My husband and I happened upon the Gran Hotel at lunch. The sign out front advertised a full, traditional lunch for only $3.50... another reviewer has mentioned lunch, but just know that it was more than I could eat. The courtyard was charming, and the staff was very patient with our limited españiol. We booked a room for our last... More

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juan d, Guest Relations Manager at Gran Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for posting and photos, we hope you had a good stay in the hotel and the city, hope to see you soon. More

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Address: Gral. Torres 9-70 | entre Bolivar y Gran Colombia, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
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