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The Grand Turkmen Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to stay walking distance to the bazaar, bank, supermarket and restaurants. The street behind the hotel led to a walk through beautiful gardens filled with roses. The hotel itself was comfortable and the breakfast was adequate.

Thank Lynn J
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a good stay in this hotel. Walking distance to the bazar. Staff at reception friendly. Staff in restaurant ignorant. Breakfast basic. Breakfast room shows aging. Uncomfortable chairs! Rooms okay. Fridge. Balcony (no chairs) bathroom with bath. Internet slow. Tv channels very limited. No safe

Thank Nimefurahi
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The location was perfect. Heading north it was close to 2 bazaars and a nightclub. Heading south it was adjacent to the shiny, new city. I was only there for an overnight on my way out of the country after a week-long business trip. My 3rd-floor room was clean and I had a view of the new city. My bed... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

GOOD LOCATION BUT THAT IS ALL. breakfast better than I expected. Beds hard and pillow like a rock. Took 2 days to get one slightly better.No pool, no minibar, no TV. Boring. Fantastic city with beautiful buildings, gardens, statues etc. Restaurants in area pretty poor food and beer $9.00


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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Its poor hotel with poor staff. if we request some thing you will get that thing after 1 day. WiFi network is worst. Breakfast food is good. Thre is no water boiler in room. not even Plate, Fork ,Knife, Spoon. in room. Even we can not find complementary water. there is no Shaving kit. usually you can find those facility... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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146 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Well located Central Quick check in and out Beds terrible Very hard Slow wifi Breakfast not great Pool closed Ok Turkmenistan itself is nice Ashgabat very beautiful buildings Very safe Well worth a couple of days They require 200 characters for this review so I presume they are trying to discourage reviews

Thank samboDublin
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Ashgabad is an impressive city but Government control around government buildings and parks is very strict. No Photos. In the hotel the front rooms are quite large and the back rooms are cozy. Probably better views from the back. You might even sneak a photo! If you see the mini bar prices in local currency you will think this is... More 

Thank Ron R
Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

For Ashgabat, this is a great choice. A solid 3+ star hotel. Customer service is good. Breakfast is ok. Location is great. Rooms are ok. Avoid using their taxi service. Cheaper options right out on the road. Wifi is fair, but that's a problem all over Turkmenistan.

Thank craigt3365
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Very impressive on arrival, equally when entering. Then its downhill I'm afraid. Built by the government and run by the government with little or no advice from anyone involved in running hotels. The standard rooms are tiny and rapidly deteriorating, the balcony was a mess, and a very large pool of water appeared from under the bath every time we... More 

Thank gramcan
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I was surprised to find myself in a suite, with great views of the city from my balcony (s)...several of them :). There is good shopping in the bizarre (cross the street and go about 100 meters) for just about anything you like as far as food and drink, not much stuff for tourists. If you'd like to bring one... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Grand Turkmen Hotel

Address: Gorogly Street No. 7, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
Location: Turkmenistan > Ahal Province > Ashgabat
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Turkmen Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Sheraton Ashgabat
Ashgabat Sheraton
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