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Grand Ani Hotel

Yeni Mh., Ordu Cd No:115, Kars, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Attended full of anticipation as I was told it was one of the best - highly doubtful. No internet in my room and when I asked was lied to several times saying the engineer is coming - he never did. I asked to change rooms to a floor where it was working but was told it was a probblem throughout... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stayed two nights with a small tour group visiting central and Eastern Turkey. Hotel, according to our tour guide, is the best hotel in Kars. Kars not in the main stream for non-Turkish tourists. Probably more business travel to Kars than Tourists. Hotel room was interesting, food (breakfast) so-so to OK. Staff tried but many do not speak English. Those... More 

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Lake of Bays, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed at the Grand Ani for two nights as part of a 15 day tour of Eastern Turkey. While the breakfast was varied the room was ok but the service is lacking. In particular the elevator did not work most of the time and there was no sign telling us this, the card key expired many times and there... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The hotel is somewhat cramped and dingy. The motion sensitive lighting in the stair well is annoying and possibly dangerous as the CF lamps take some time to reach an adequate brightness. The restaurant served some reasonable but overcooked lamb chops and some palatable local red wine but unfortunately was a smoking area. My room was very cramped with a... More 

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Deggendorf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Grand Ani is a 6-storey hotel with a modern facade. There is a lift but it is way too small. Parking is possible in the one-way street in front of the house. The downtown of Kars can easily be reached on foot. Because of the one-way system, access to the hotel by car is somewhat cumbersome. The welcome at... More 

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Anatolia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Hotel is the most famous around. But compared to price it does not deserve the reputation; To me the hotel is 20 years behind from today. Rooms are a sort of fusty, but worst is public spaces. Smoking is allowed at the restaurant and non-smoking rooms are not non-smoked. It is difficult to navigate between two blocks of the hotel... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We were traveling by campervan through north eastern Turkey and this is not easy as there are few campsites and we wanted to visit Ani. As we had slept at petrol stations and hadn't had a shower in several days we decided to treat ourselves to 2 nights in a good hotel. Having had a wonderful couple of nights at... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Yeri güzel, Oda temiz, TV küçük, banyo tamir edilmeli, kahvaltı ortalama, internet bağlantısı kötü / Location was good, room was clean, TV was small, bathroom need to be fixed, breakfast was so so, internet access was bad

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A really strange hotel that technically should have been luxurious, but really nothing 'grand' about this place. The room itself was ok, good size, hard beds and clean sheets. But the bathroom was broken, shower cabin flooded the floor, with no plug control device and black grout all round the bath-tub. The breakfast was poor, looked like lots on offer,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I Stayed 3 nights there in december 2013 while visiting the area of kars. the place is clean and the people are nice. The Hamman is a good + and they have the only swimming pool of Kars. Hotel is close to the center. But Kars beeing small all hotel are in the center. This Hotel is 500m from the... More 

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