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Grand Populer Hotel

Jalan Sulawesi No. 30, Makassar, Indonesia
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Ranked #10 of 64 Makassar B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014
ST4347 Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Room looked rather gloomy. Bedsheets not comfortable. They should replace their sheets with better quality ones. The bathroom did not look very clean, in particular the shower curtain. Front desk staff were friendly and informative. Good location, within walking distance to Fort Rotterdam and the jetty. There is also an excellent local breakfast option of turmeric rice (nasi kuning) down... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This hotel seems good at first, but its flaws are many. We re-located a number of spiders from our bathroom prior to use but decided to flush the any colony. Sorry guys ... The room smelled musty during the two nights we were here. Breakfast is a non-existent item as most food seems consumed by 9:00 AM and not replenished.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

First time I stayed got a 5th floor street facing room.. Noise from street kept me awake and as previous poster mentioned the aircon was too small for the room.. It took about 10 hours of running at 16 degrees to get the room to a comfortable temperature. Room was pretty smelly too but staff were friendly. When returning to... More 

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188 reviews 188 reviews
77 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I stayed here two nights. Don't ask why. This hotel is going downhill already. The staff is pleasant enough - if you speak Indonesian - which I do. Otherwise you are at a real loss. My room was like a sauna inside. The AC never really cooled it down. The next morning I asked for an extra magnetic key to... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We arrived hotel at 11.30AM and we able to checked in at 12.00PM, this is amazing. Check out time for this hotel also different with another hotel which is at 1.00PM. The girl reception staff is really friendly and helpful. She always smile and willing to assist us shall we need any assistance. Room is clean and comfortable. They provided... More 

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Ternat, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

The hotel was built only a few years ago and is located very centrally. The rooms are spacious and clean and so are the bathrooms. Staff are friendly but have very limited English. The breakfast is simple but adequate. Positive is also that check-out is at 1 pm. 1 downside - rooms are a bit noisy but you can always... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The hotel is quite new, located in Chinatown area and easy to find. The location is quite near to the city center or to the beach area (Losari Beach) & Trans Studio. The size of the room is ok, except that some of the room are having air conditioning problem. Simple local breakfast is provided. The location is not far... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This 3 1/2 star hotel's service puts many 5-stars to shame. I arrived via ferry from Bau Bau to Makassar at the ungodly hour of 3AM. Best to sit tight at the ferry terminal and wait until sunrise. At 06:00 I walked to the Grand Populare enjoying the scenery (mostly brothels masquerading as karoake bars) and hoped only to be... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Placed in centre of Makassar, this hotel make my bussines being easier. I can get every important places in Makassar less than 30 minutes. Every staff in this hotel makes me feel like in my hometown. The most important, this hotel open only 5 days before i arrived. So, i can make sure if, I Am The First Person Who... More 

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Address: Jalan Sulawesi No. 30, Makassar, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > South Sulawesi > Makassar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 49
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