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Hotel Gran Corona

Rua Basilio da Gama, 101, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil (Centro Historico)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Taichung, Taiwan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

While this hotel has lost its former glory, one can still see that it was once a 4-star hotel. The staff were extremely professional, particularly in the restaurant. They were all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent with yummy scrambled eggs, fresh and sweet fruit and other good variety of selections. The location was the reason why I chose... More 

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51 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you are looking for a modern hotel do not go to the Gran Corona. This hotel is old style, vintage, but this is its charm. The rooms are showing their age, but they are clean and comfortable, breakfast is good (although a bit repetitive ), the restaurant is good, and in fact known in the area. The WiFi line... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Friendly Staff. Comfortable. Rooms a little dated but sufficient. Good Location for visiting everything in Sao Paulo, Everyone seems to complain about the area being unsafe?, however it is no less unsafe than any other city in the world, as long as you do not advertise that you are a Tourist and you walk around in a group or not... More 

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Como, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

a four stars hotel with dirty rooms, small and unconfortable beds, very noisy and old air condition machines, dirty carpet, no shampoo and hairdryer, unfriendly personneel.located in the very center of the city.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Old and tired hotel, no upgrades were made for the last 30 - 35 years... It is definitely not a 4 star hotel, but rather 2/ max 3 stars. We were not provided even with the shampoo (for the suites only...seriously). Very uncomfortable bed. Crib for the baby was old and smelled like urine. Not recommended at all

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I stayed on this Hotel on the first week of March, The location is excellent if you want to reach everything from the downtown, the Republica Metro is near, and the rooms are confortable. One thing that they have to fix is the Wi-fi conection, on the room 404 I couldn't conect my hole stay, They told me the first... More 

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147 reviews 147 reviews
43 hotel reviews
573 helpful votes 573 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

ok, the hotel is not new, but certainly in good condition, in an excellent location, 150 yards from Republica Metro and our 11th floor room was absolutely clean, new large bathroom and very comfortable large living area something "new" hotels would charge 3 times as much for . Anything comparable we looked at in the area cost 50 to 80%... More 

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Playa del Ingles, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Stayed 2 nights in The Gran Corona Sao Paulo. The hotel itself is very central and clean but looking slightly dated and tired. The staff were all very friendly and tried as best to help in English. I don't think we will be in Sao Paulo again , not a lot to do or see, just happened to have an... More 

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878 reviews 878 reviews
109 hotel reviews
725 helpful votes 725 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

No hesitation in recommending this hotel which is perfectly located 1 minute from Praca da Republica. The metro station is that same one minute away and the stop for the airport bus is just 4 minutes away on the other side of the square. Everything was just so easy. Thanks to the location of the Gran Corona, we arrived via... More 

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Stockton, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

This is practically a hotel with a very good location. During my first day I just walked for 15-20mins to Praca Da Se (Catedral Metropolitana) and Liberdade (Japanese quarters). The next day I also walked to the area where Edificio de Altino Arantes is located. The hotel is also just near the metro station of Republica which I took in... More 

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Address: Rua Basilio da Gama, 101, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo > Centro Historico , Sé
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 100
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