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The Grand Hotel
49 Manning Street, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #8 of 8 Kiama B&B and Inns
kiama
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Will not go there again”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Food, Service and Beverage was one of the worst i have experienced. How does a pub serve flat beer and wine with ice cubes?

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We went to Kiama to visit friends. We have a 3 and 5 year old.
We couldn't find anyone to receive us. I should have thourght it was a sign. The room seemed run down... the bathroom was worse.
In the afternoon we went to my friends house and my son (5) said 'I like it ... is scary and creepy'
Uhm .. we said "we better don't go back"
The best decision ever. In the evening we had dinner across the road and my friend went to buy cigarretes to the hotel. She was harassed by two drunks. The bouncer did not do anything...
Went we stopped by to pick pijamas for the kids (we slept in our friends house), there was a lady vomitting in the stairs. The two girls in the room next door were smoking pot.
When I complained in the tourist office, they said they had received other complaints. Definitely not for families.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Okay, it looked like "Authentic Australia" from the outside... but when my wife and I walked in, we could not find anyone to rent us a room. We poked our head into the bar.. a bit... run down for us.. asked a few folks sitting there. Evidentally, they really aren't in the business of "room rental"...or so it seemed.

All-in-all, just a weird vibe to the place. In all of Australia, this was one of the few places were we just didn't seem welcome.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Grand Hotel

Address: 49 Manning Street, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Kiama
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Kiama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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