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Hotel Granada

Av. Gomes Freire, 530 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231015, Brazil (Formerly Avenida Gomes Freire, 530)
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Ranked #52 of 218 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in the Granada on a recent business trip. I've used other Hotels in the Lapa area before but this was by far the best. The Hotel is modern , the air conditioned rooms are clean ,spacious and quiet. The restaurant offers a good choice of buffet style lunch and a varied menu for dinner which is reasonably priced.... More 

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in Lapa where there are many great bars The staff here are so friendly and helpful. They mostly spoke English. I ended up staying here a week. The breakfast was great. The rooms large clean and with many nice luxurious touches There is lots of public transport close by but it is centrally located so you... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stayed in the hotel in February. What a wonderful hotel and location. Very convenient to historic areas and shopping. Away from the beaches, which is what I wanted. Clean, comfortable, with friendly staff. Great food also. I ended up having dinner there twice. Breakfast was quite elaborate.

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Douglas Z, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Granada, responded to this review

I stayed in the hotel in February. What a wonderful hotel and location. Very convenient to historic areas and shopping. Away from the beaches, which is what I wanted. Clean, comfortable, with friendly staff. Great food also. I ended up having dinner there twice. Breakfast was quite elaborate. Dear, Fauzia. It is always a pleasure reading these kind of reviews.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Sadly Hotel Granada is in "centro"- a run down slightly out of the way area of Rio What they lack in location, they certainly make up with value for money and EXCELLANT service 9:00 am checkin - no problem 14:00 checkout - no problem Room change - no problem Every inquiry given gladly supported with printouts etc Despite the location... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Good choice, minutes from domestic SDU airport and downtown, at the heart of bohemian Lapa surroundings. Convenient compact1q swimming pool and academy at the top floor with no one to bring you towels ot drinks. Noisy and ineffective air conditioning at the room.

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Adelaide
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

There is a lot to like about the Hotel Granada, despite its location in an allegedly unsafe neighbourhood. Firstly, the hotel staff was helpful, friendly and spoke English. Secondly, our spacious superior room featured a separate lounge area, which allowed plenty of space to relax in. Thirdly, the luxurious bed was the most comfortable that I have ever slept in,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The electronic key to our door didn't work. We checked in very late so thought we'd leave it till morning to sort it out . It wasn't ever fixed so each time we went out we had to wait at reception until they found the device and a spare person to open the door. Staff at front counter answer the... More 

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Douglas Z, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Granada, responded to this review

Dear Perth, It is a pleasure answering you and I have good news. 1 - The doors are working properly. I know exactly how you felt when you tried many times simply enter the room door and you couldn't. I apologize! 2 - You are completely right, when you said for you it was rude the front desk person answering... More 

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17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stayed in Granada Hotel in Rio during the World Cup in June 2014. The hotel location is good as it's close to a number of historical sights, but not to the beach, it took me approximately 15-20 minutes to get to Copa Cabana by taxi. The room was ok, clean and comfortable, but still small. Everything in the room... More 

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london
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have just stayed at the Granada for 3 days as part of a south american tour. This hotel was fine for what we needed. It was modern, clean, decent showers, good breakfasts and friendly staff. It was noisy (but that's Rio for you) and it could do with better air con in the rooms.nice rooftop bar; small (very) pool... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed for a couple of days.was a big mistake. Lots of prostitutes and drugs outside.almost no police presence, they were possibly scared. Internet hardly working, so the staff and the waiters.... Much too expensive for what it (not) offers. Very decrepit,seedy and shabby area. I thought it was closer to avenida rio brnco but no....only the lapa arches with notorious... More 

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