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“Best Place in Granada” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Colonial
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Del Parque Central 25 Metros Al Oeste, Calle la Libertad, Granada, Nicaragua   |  
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Ranked #7 of 35 Hotels in Granada
Managua, Nicaragua
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best Place in Granada”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I've stayed at a number of places in Granada and think this is definitely the best place to stay if you enjoy comfortable beds, great breakfasts, a clean and gorgeous pool, and air conditioning! It has all the comforts of home and is in the heart of Granada - it sits right on the main square. Don't miss out on having a rum drink on the patio looking over Granada's lively town square/park.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and really enjoyed this hotel. We stayed upstairs and had a little room (maybe a bit too small) but overall comfortable. The only downside was this room had no mini fridge and this would have come in handy for the baby bottles and cold drinks. I definetly think that if all rooms cant be furnished with them in the future, they should at least have some available to the guests who need one. Overall, very nice hotel, close to all markets, restaurants and attractions. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Would stay here again!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

I stayed here for 6 nights in August. The welcome at reception was warm and friendly, the room (no2) on the ground floor was large and comfortable, although a little on the dark side. The pool and bar area was clean and the staff very friendly, and the breakfasts were very good, if a little on the large side.

The calm, quiet and serene nature of this hotel is such a welcome contrast from the noise and dust of Granada's main square just outside the front door. I had a fabulous time in this city and at this hotel and I would have no hesitation in returning or recommending it to any of my friends.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Naples, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Staff was great, very clean rooms, nice showers, bed was comfortable (King size). Two swimming pools. everyone working there always had a smile. I lived in Nicaragua for 5 years off and on and never been inside. i was very impressed and my children loved it as well.

Room Tip: I believe all rooms are great
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Masachapa, Managua, Nicaragua
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6 hotel reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Great hotel at a great price and located just off the main plaza in Granada. The rooms are spacious and well decorated with all the amenities you would expect. Very nice pool though small. On the day we were there size made no difference as no one was using the pool! Within the complex is a very homey bar along with outdoor table seating. The restaurant offers a varied menu though I can not comment on the quality of the food as we did not eat there. Next time... I would recommend this hotel due to its proximity to the heart of the entertainment district in Granada.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

At the end of a gruelling charity bike through Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua our last stop was at the Hotel Colonial. May be it was because we'd stayed in cheap digs and camped all week but it felt really luxurious to our tired bodies!

The rooms were plush and the bed super comfy. The hot water was rather hit and miss but it was warm enough not to be too much of an issue.

Lovely little pool with a bar. But it took forever to get a drink so you had to plan ahead and buy two at a time.

We had an organised meal in and this was poor but I don't think they normally do evening meals.

Breakfasts were good - great pancakes with honey and fruit.

Great central location for wandering out day and night.

Room Tip: We had a lovely room overlooking the pool.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Hotel Colonial was right in the heart of Granada so we were easily able to explore the city while going on day excursions to the various volcanoes and canoeing in Lake Nicaragua. Most of their staff spoke English which was also helpful for us and their front desk is staffed 24 hours a day.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Del Parque Central 25 Metros Al Oeste, Calle la Libertad, Granada, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Granada Department > Granada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Granada
#5 Family Hotel in Granada
#8 Romantic Hotel in Granada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Colonial is your tranquil oasis in the very heart of Granada. . It is the perfect base for you to explore the rest of this wonderful country. On the shores of Lake Nicaragua, Granada is the oldest Colonial City in the new world. Hotel Colonial was built in 1999; it was created having in mind the colonial style of the older houses in Granada. We have 37 rooms. Ten of them are Suites and two are Apartments. All rooms have king size bed or two queen size beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, private bathroom, cable TV, direct phone. Our front employees are all bilingual trained. Our restaurant prepares you a complete la carte breakfast with many options to choose from. We guarantee our team will always work hard so that you spend a wonderful time at Hotel Colonial. Welcome, Bienvenido, Bienvenue, Herzlich Willkommen ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel Granada

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