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Hotel Granvia Okayama

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1-5 Ekimotomachi, Okayama 700-0024, Okayama Prefecture
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe the best part was that this hotel is connected to the Shinkansen station. We were greeted in the lobby by a bell hop who took our bags and waited for us to check in. At the desk the woman gave us little hard candies. After check-in he escorted us to our room. The room was bigger than the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I stopped by two days at Okayama. We stayed two nights at the Granvia Okayama and enjoyed the hotel immensely. The staff is courteous and friendly, while our room (two single beds) is clean and spacious. The hotel is very convenient as it is connected to the JR station and lots of eating places, food stalls, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I stayed there 2 nights. The location is perfect, you don't have to go out of the station. The hotel is accessible from an interior passage. The hotel is very modern with all the commodities. Room was very clean, large comfortable. I will return ..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I'm not sure good old Trip Advisor has ever steered me wrong, but in this case, I will say a no thanks to Granvia. It is truly an 80's masterpiece: shiny brass, green marble, bizarre colors & patterns and old school lighting. We are on the 15th floor - maybe some floor have already been renovated?? Ask before you book!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

What a great find! we were recommended here by friends and are so glad they did! Okayama is a fantastic spot to explore from. The Granvia hotel Okayama is located right on top of the train station so it is easy to catch the Shinkensan or local trains anywhere! Not to mention the fantastic restaurants & food shops right at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The Granvia is a large modern hotel at the Okayama station. We booked a twin room which was large and bright and spacious bathroom but windows do not open. While they offered free wifi, the signal was weak and we could only access it by going to the door or out in the hall. We were in room 1616. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I would guess that most American travelers to Japan visit only the 2 big cities, Tokyo and Kyoto. Don't get me wrong, both cities are definitely worth the visit but allow some time to go further west and south. Okayama, a mere 3.5 hour ride on the Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo, is a wonderful city with top rated gardens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

this hotel is very convinient . okayama st is very close. and room is clean and wide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Bullet train from Osaka to Okayama is just under an hour. As you exit from station gates, just walk straight ahead on the same floor. It's sign posted in English. You pass some shops and the covered walkway is just below the bullet train alongside the bus terminal and taxi rank which takes you directly to the hotel's 2nd floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hotel exceeded my expectations. Though I had never stayed at one, I know this brand from my time living in Japan - nice business hotels usually located in a building attached to the central train station. After time on the train, it was refreshing to simply walk through the station to our hotel. The staff were very courteous and... More 

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