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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in the historic walled town of Cuenca "Old Town" without a reservation, we stopped at several hotels on the way in to check the availability and cost of accommodation until we found the Gran Hotel. The Gran Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of "Old Town" near the Plaza Calderon and many other attractions including the City... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

It has been almost 2 years to the day since we last visited the Gran Hotel. It is as inviting as ever and the only change we noticed was in the tables. Some new staff but still all very friendly and helpful. The Hotel has a beautiful inner court year surrounded by the rooms upstairs and down. The larger portion... More 

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guernsey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This hotel is very nice and their dinning room is at the courtyard where rooms is too I would not recommend downstairs room, a bit noisy in the morning when they gather for breakfast Lunch is good judging by the peoples dinning here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One block from the park and located near all the restaurants and bars famous in this city stands an authentic spanish hotel. Service is great and friendly. Free breakfast each morning. $25/night per person. I did not have much luck with the wi-fi connection

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

The first floor room was nice, big modern bathroom, breakfast was included and very good. We had lunch one day and it was $5.80 for both of us. Internet was very spotty....in and out a lot. Nice and comfortable place for the money! 😊

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Booked a weekend through a booking website. Our plans changed a bit so we tried to change our reservation which was no problem! Unfortunately our positive feelings faded when we arrived. The hotel is located in a quiet area of the city center. Away from the restaurants etc. The rooms are old and worn and the cleaning isn't done too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Nice big room with TV and big bathroom. Breakfast was outstanding, free water, nice common area and the location was perfect. Close to everything. The internet worked well most of the time but occasionally wouldn't let us connect. Really friendly, helpful staff. We were on the ground floor right on the restaurant and it could get a little noisy in... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed three nights in a room with a double and a twin bed. Very little English is spoken here. Most rooms encircle a large courtyard where breakfast is served. Early mornings are noisy with breakfast prep and the TV on in the courtyard. Wifi was sporadic and not reliable. The location is convenient for walking in the city. Beds... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My wife and I had Gran Hotel booked for us via our Spanish School in Quito, as we were coming to Cuenca for another period of Spanish school plus travel. What a fantastic find it was. Our viewing of other similar accommodations in the area convinced us we would not be moving. We had a large room (#216) overlooking THE... More 

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Crawford Bay, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had tried to make a reservation on despegar.com, but never got a confirmation, so took a chance & showed up. They fitted us in for three nights, in a tiny room off the central courtyard/ dining room. Excellent wifi, large flat screen TV, hot water, good breakfast in that stunning central courtyard. It seems to be noted for its... More 

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juan d, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gran Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much for your review, we are happy that you have had a good stay and enjoyed the hotel and the city of Cuenca, we hope you visit us again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Gran Hotel

Address: Gral. Torres 9-70 | entre Bolivar y Gran Colombia, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Number of rooms: 23
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