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Crystal Palace Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1210 Dieciocho De Julio Avenue, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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Ranked #36 of 78 hotels in Montevideo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013
graca_465 Jundiai, SP
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Jundiai, SP
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Although simple and small, the hotel has the essential a guest needs. It is clean, breakfast is good, the location is excellent. The only problem is that you can't have a meal in the hotel. They offer some snacks or drinks only. Another problem is that there is no leisure area. No fitness center, no swimming pool. I recommend for... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

the first night we stayed here, two people entered our room at 4:50 am! when i went to say something they shrugged their shoulders at reception. when we told the manager he said that happens at hotels. they had switched rooms on us and another guest. he told us worse things have happened to him in hotels. he promised to... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is definitely a budget hotel. If you expect that and not four starts, you should be good to go. I found the front staff rather helpful. There's usually at least one person who speaks English and they were helpful when I had questions. The hotel is in a good location in terms having accessibility to shops, the beach line... More

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

When you walk in to the hotel you may consider that you are in a palace, but that impression soon leaves as soon as you get to your room. Don't get me wrong, it's clean and has all the necessary facilities, but the rooms don't match the lobby. The breakfast wasn't great but overall it was ok.

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Levin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This hotel looks very nice in the foyer, rooms nice and tidy but they allow smoking in all rooms so the stench from this was right through all the room including bedlinen. It was really horrible but the worst smell came form the bathroom plumbing the odour was really awful. It was like bad sewerage made you gag!!! We only... More

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Aracaju, SE
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Unhelpful and umpolite staff, good location and average acomodations are assembled. My bedroon was very smelly. I cannot stand hotels who nowadays still allow costumers to smoke inside the bedrooms. That's disgusting! I complained and what was done was to spray a strong perfum in my bedroom. Never again! I strongly donnot recommend!!

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paris
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

the breakfast is untill 10 am but if you arrive at 9 nothing more to eat and impossibility to claim the direction say that if you are not happy you can fin an other hotel the front desk is not very kind it s seams that only money interest them an expensive hotel for a 4 stars if you look... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012 via mobile

first of all, o start with the advantages: very good situated, nice lobby, nice tv with lots of programs. now the rest: lots of hair in bathroom when entering room. very old towels, water consumption of neighbour was very loud, breakfast disgusting, water of shower smelled strange, bed very old, service personal very very unfriendly. it doesnt deserve its name... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

This hotel charges a 4 star price but offers only a 3 or 2 star product. Hugely overpriced for a small, outdated room with terribly unhelpful staff. The view from the window was just into a concrete box full of air conditioning units. The breakfast was good and the location is reasonable, but in summary I've never paid so much... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

Stayed three nights with friend. Location is close to all major attractions and breakfast buffet (if you are one of the first to get there) is pretty acceptable. I have to say that the bell boy who welcomes you and takes you to your room and the lady who is in charge of the breakfast area are very nice, as... More

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Also Known As:
Crystal Palace Montevideo
Address: 1210 Dieciocho De Julio Avenue, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Room Service
Hotel Style:
#28 Family Hotel in Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crystal Palace Hotel 3.5*
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