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Gran Hotel

3.0 of 5 Calle 54 No. 45-92 | Av. Oriental x Caracas, Medellin 52525, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bogota, Colombia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Gran Hotel is a great budget option in a city of expensive hotels. Of the options in this area you can pay more for much less. The rooms have Cable TV with some English programing and are nicely decorated, if a bit old. A hot breakfast is included. Not a lot of selection, but you can have eggs, toast,... More 

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GranHotelMedellin1, Servicio al Cliente at Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Mr. Dir_ca, thank you very much for your nice comments about our hotel. We are pleased to offer the best attention for your stay in Medellin. We will continue working to make all our guests feel pleased with our services and feel at home. We wait again at Gran Hotel, and will always be welcome. ¡Have a nice day! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Just terrible. Do not stay here. Location is ok. But there are MANY better options in Medellin. Place is old. They have not upgraded a thing ever. Beds were 30+ years old. Everything was. Most staff at the front desk do not speak english. Restaurant wasn't great, service was awful. Showers suck. Every hostel I stayed at this trip was... More 

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GranHotelMedellin1, Servicio al Cliente at Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Mr. Duncan: We appreciate every opinion made by the travelers that stay at our hotel leave us. We also believe that they should be done respectfuly and objectively, we consider yours to be over the top and rude. As a hotel we are constantly renewing ourselves so our guests can have a pleasant stay and trip, therefore we welcome and... More 

Oranjestad, Aruba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

A Special thanks to all the employees of the Grand Hotel to make us feel safe in the center of Medellin. Special thanks to Diego & John for the service. It was hour first time and for shore we are going back. Also bellman Reinaldo with the good information clean rooms, clean hotel . Gracias por la attencion. KEEP UP... More 

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012 via mobile

The building shows its age and the rooms are basic, but clean enough. Don't expect luxury but you will feel safe in the hotel. Breakfast was average, most of the customers you will see will be local business people or domestic tourists. Easy to access with the airport shuttle buses. Oner Ayan

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

It in the center of Medellin, and is really a great location, because of its ease to get to everything within about a 5 min walk...weather it be taxi service at the door...or use of the rail system, nightclubs, banks, great restaurant in the hotel along with a bar on main floor. Service is great, staff was friendly and helpful,... More 

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

El Gran Hotel is recommendable if your intention is to stay in the downtown section of Medellin know as "el Centro". The hotel is well situated, a quarter of a block from the main Av. Oriental. Being so centrally located expect the street noise. The hotel is a bit dated, rooms are clean, bathrooms supplied with the basics, nothing fancy,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

Avoid paying cabs to go to suburbs visiting family and friends; invite them to the Gran Hotel to visit you, convenient lobby area to receive friends; also in the floors living rooms near the elevator. Very nice staff people to help with your needs. The pool area is located on the last floor (13th ) Many restaurantes and places to... More 

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Paris, France
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199 hotel reviews
496 helpful votes 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

Gran Hotel is the best hostelry in this immediate neighborhood, amongst the larger hotels. Clearly, the Gran was intended to be a first-rate facility when it was constructed. Obviously dated, it has aged well, although the entire place -- furnishings and all -- is a time warp back to the Kennedy Administration. Staff is motivated and takes pride in the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

The hotel is a very nice place where employees treat you very nicely, you can literally walk to many nice places, such as the MUSEO DE BOTERO, METRO (public transportation) restaurants, bars, bank, hospitals, etc. The hotel has been recently updated; it has a nice pool, and cafe-bar. Oh, I almost forgot, the hotel restaurant at the 2nd floor serves... More 

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Address: Calle 54 No. 45-92 | Av. Oriental x Caracas, Medellin 52525, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Medellin
#13 Business Hotel in Medellin

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