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Gran Hotel de Merida

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Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was beautiful and air conditioned (thank God!) with a king bed and a sitting room. Mini fridge, ceiling fan, iron and ironing board, and cable TV. Embroidered linens. Bed was VERY firm, but comfortable. Staff was warm, friendly, and helpful. Location was great. In the evening, walk out the front door and enjoy the breeze and local vendors...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Gran is an old hotel, with lovely character and a great location close to the main city square. Our room was small with a very small bathroom, however it was very well air conditioned which was a blessing since the weather was very hot. Only the rooms are air-conditioned, not the lobby or the open floor areas. We enjoyed...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

In retrospect, returning home to Canada, our stay at the Gran Hotel was one of the main reasons we had such a memorable trip. Within hours of our stay, we met people from Canada and the States who had spent more than a month there, and felt totally at home as we surely did. The rooms were quite spacious with...

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Stratford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Recently spent 4 wonderful days at this lovely, charming hotel. Arrived on a Sunday thus allowing us the oppertunity to enjoy all the activities going on in the square. Numerous venders with their homemade crafts, Mexican music and or course wonderful mexican dancers. I was able to purchase a beautiful handmade embroidered tapestry in the square for a fraction of...

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Thank beachball81
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a classic old hotel. We spent 10 days here recently. If you are looking for history and location close to the plaza this is the place. You won't have all the bells and whistles of a new hotel but you will be surrounded by antiques and elegance The rooms vary in size. All have mini refrigerators and flat screen...

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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great location in the central part of Merida, within easy walking distance to many attractions. We were very disappointed with the fact that a restaurant/bar is advertised (and was there last year); however, it no longer exists on the property. The parking is located 3 blocks away from the hotel, and although it is free, it is open from 7:30...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A friend and I stayed here for 2 nights in early December. It's a funny little hotel - the decor in the lobby is very mishmash, but in a quirky way. If a hotel was ever haunted, it would be this one! The staff were nice, however there was a lot of confusion when we asked for ice. The hotel...

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Made a superior choice in choosing the El Gran Hotel for a month-long stay in Merida. Stayed in the room just to the left of the entrance on the entry level. Spacious and comfortable. It was built in 1901 so it's not the newest, fanciest hotel. However, it is full of charm. And, has air conditioning! The El Gran Hotel...

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La Grande, Oregon
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Gran Hotel is smack in the midst of Merida, perfect for walking around the city. The room was spacious, though somewhat quirky (no windows, mismatched furniture). Purified, refrigerated (!) water is provided on each floor. Very quiet, with huge verandas outside our room, providing sitting areas galore. No breakfast included, however, numerous restaurants are steps away. Parking is provided...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The hotel is visualy nice, the staff attentive, the street noise takes getting used to. The location is excelent and makes for easy walking to the colianal center and restaurants...for us it was just ok.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: RM154 - RM222 (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
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Merida
#20 Family Hotel in Merida
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“The king bed was hard. I will try a queen next time to see if the mattress may be softer.”
melissag813, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms and open spaces on the first floor up are cooler.”
JanetVal2017, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“If you stay here on the weekend, be aware that the city comes alive at night, and you may want to ask for a room away from the street.”
sharonc575, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a room with windows, if that is important to you.”
pjreastoregon, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front are noiseier”
tron38, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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