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Cancun, Mexico
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11 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the oldest working hotels at Merida. It has been kept as used to be many years ago and you can admire furniture, portraits and architecture of the 29th century begining. Rooms are adequate but need some refurbishing of course keeping the old flavor. Service is fair; no elevator to the upper levels. A/C is the old... More 

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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108 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I booked three rooms at Gran Hotel based upon overwhelming positive reviews here on TA. We were very pleased with this decision. This hotel will appeal to many, but not to everyone. Here are some things to consider. The hotel architecture is beautiful, but it is old. That means there are plenty of imperfections. For us, that... More 

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Laredo, Texas
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50 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, wow, wow.... What a place. It was like staying at a museum instead of a hotel. The name fits the place outstandingly. Ample rooms, with some of the best beds ever, not the ones that kick you out of it in the middle of the night, nope, this ones you are going to have a hard time to get... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This hotel was perfect for us. It may not be for everyone though. The price was amazing! The location was amazing! For a little more on that though...it is right in the heart of it all. You could hear the people outside having a good time late into the night but it wasn't too intrusive and didn't bother us at... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is an affordable find just half a block from the zocalo. Very friendly and helpful staff. Small but beautiful high ceilinged rooms with original dark wood trim. The three storied open lobby is a beautiful skylit space with a grand staircase up to the rooms. The shower is really good, hot water and good pressure. Nice thick towels.... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This historic hotel was simply beautiful. The rooms open off an interior courtyard and each door is still the original beauty from 1901. The marble stairway - the pasta tile floors - it was a bit like walking back in time. (I am thankful that the rooms are retrofitted with air conditioning! Merida is HOT). Staff was friendly. I am... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

it is kept in style. has an atmosphere of the grand times. you can see it in the architecture, room decor etc... beds were slightly hard for my taste. the location is fantastic. close to everything. I would stay there again.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The Gran Hotel de Merida is grand! If you want to see what makes Merida a historic gem, stay here. Built in 1901 and always a hotel, the open courtyard gives you the feel of life in the 1900s, especially when it rains. The rooms are small, but our 3rd floor room had two balconies overlooking the Parque Manuel Cepeda.... More 

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United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this hotel is the location: it is right in the center of Mérida, very close to the main sightseeings and amazing restaurants. Being in the middle of everything, it doesn't have parking on-site available, but some blocks away there is a parking they have an agreement with, and with the hotel stamp you can park there... More 

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Ridgeway, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Gran Hotel. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The hotel is old so you should not expect modern conveniences and luxury. The bedroom was lovely and the air conditioning worked very well. Air conditioning is not available elsewhere in the hotel. The hotel is centrally located in Centro Historica district. Restaurants, parks,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering international and local food at the restaurant, and free Wi-Fi throughout, El Gran Hotel is located in a Colonial-style building, 100 metres from Merida Main Square. The rooms offer Colonial decor, cable TV, air conditioning and wardrobe. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and a bathrobe. Extras include a safety deposit box. A wide range of restaurants can be reached within 30 metres. At El Gran Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk and a terrace. Other facilities offered include a tour desk. The hotel is 100 metres from Merida Cathedral and 600 metres from La Mejorada Park. The property offers free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel de Merida

Address: Calle 60 No 496 | Frente al parque Hidalgo, Merida 97000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: $35 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel de Merida 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
El Gran Merida
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Merida
#20 Family Hotel in Merida
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“Rooms at front are noiseier”
 of 5 bubbles tron38, 3 days ago | Read review
“Great plaza in front, fashion and antique store inside, restaurant, rooms are roomy”
 of 5 bubbles I351MOjorgel, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in two different rooms and liked the one overlooking the plaza best.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelMomAndDad, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see your room before you accept it. Some are better than others.”
  • The entry room in the 3rd floor two-room suite.
  • This is the doorway between two rooms in the 3rd floor suite.
 of 5 bubbles constantines652, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor rooms facing the plaza are best - but you have to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles RHolm, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
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