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Canton, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is older and in need of renovation. The various conflicts and time has taken its toll. Its reasonably safe and the staff is vey nice. If you sit out by the pool you will need bug spray. Its a mid level hotel and not luxury, but its clean by DRC standards.

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Belgium
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

People told me the Accor Group has plans to renovate this hotel, adjacent to the very nice Pullman hotel. Before those renovations will take place, don't expect any comfort. 😉 Staff is very friendly overall. The hotel is very safe and gives guests the opportunity to use the facilities of the Pullman (e.g. bars, pool, breakfast area) Cheap option if... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The best feature of this hotel is that it's shared with it's richer younger brother, the Pullman Hotel. The Grand Hotel is the older brother who may have been attractive in younger days but is now overweight and unattractive. There's usually only one person on the front desk. Sandra was quite helpful, but clearly over-worked. Checking in or out or... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I was not expecting much, but from check-in which was reasonably efficient, the room which was good and a great pool area to unwind and have a drink after a day of work was all good. What did need improvement was the breakfast selection.

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faringdon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Service was fine ,kind staff ,the hotel really doesn't have a lot of competition hence it's price ,it has an amazing recent his tiro thanks to recent presidents ,wonderful views especially of the mighty Congo and Brazzaville

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Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Situated a 2 hours taxi drive through the city - from the airport to the hotel - I ended with begging the taxi driver for a receipt. Entering the hotel, I was helped by a friendly reception. Be aware, all prices are to be paid in USD. Finally arrived in my room, spacey and outmoded. It needs renovations but all... More 

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Thank Dutch4847
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Fairly good hotel although a bit overprized. Nice pizzas in the pool restaurant. Pretty good gym. Nice and clean rooms. Service ok. Residing in the embassies area so the area feels safe. Only two english channels on the TV (CNN and BBC) so bring a book. 😊

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Benoni, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

A few years ago I stayed over at the Hotel en route to Matadi. Apparently no all rooms were good. But the room I had was good. At the time I was also instructed not to leave the Hotel grounds alone. But the stay was good.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Even though this is one of Kinshasa's hot spots, hotel rooms and their equipment is old, outdated and rather neglected. The nice things about the hotel are the breakfast choices, the gym and the pool area.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the premium hotel in Kinshasa in name (well, they attempt to connect with the Rumble in the Jungle boxing match) and the way how memories of that legendary boxing match has faded away so has the service standards in the hotel. This was my second stay at the hotel in a year's time and my expectations were already... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Congo River in the downtown residential area, the grand hotel Kinshasa is the largest hotel complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Located near embassies and the United Nations Residences, our hotel perfectly combines tradition, comfort, and modernity and... African hospitality.We look forward to welcoming you in our 231 spacious and comfortable rooms.The hotel offers a unique service.Discover our gourmet menus and our distinguished function rooms, perfect for your events and conferences.Keep fit in our European standards fitness center! Take advantage of our sport fields, our swimming pool and terrace... and stroll in our mall.With us you will have an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Kinshasa

Address: 7 Avenue Batetela Kinshasa Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Kinshasa
Price Range: $238 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Kinshasa 5*
Number of rooms: 204
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