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Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Gran Hotel lunch was recommended to us by an American local. We walked in and seated ourselves. The waiter immediately brought silverware and a juice drink (probably guava) which was very refreshing. We were given 3 choices for entree', shrimp, beef or chicken. We were served a very tasty bowl of soup served with popcorn while waiting. The entree...

Thank new2fly
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Decent location for walking around Cuenca. The hotel was very nice inside with a lovely dining/sitting area. The rooms were a good size and the bathroom was clean. The wifi was slightly patchy but compared to other places I'd been in Ecuador it wasn't bad at all.

Thank Nicky H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 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...

Thank Vincent M
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 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...

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 10 December 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

Thank lotustai
Reviewed 29 May 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

1Thank Gary H
Reviewed 17 May 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! 😊

Thank Lori A M
Gouda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 May 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...

Thank 915Alexo
Reviewed 22 March 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...

Thank Dean J
Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 28 February 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...

1Thank Robin S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Gran Hotel

Address: Gral. Torres 9-70 | entre Bolivar y Gran Colombia, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: RM151 - RM223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Any room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles lotustai, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Don't know much more”
 of 5 bubbles 824garyh, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms got a bit noisy when the restaurant was full, although we didn't stay up top so I can't say if the sound carried up there also. It is an open courtyard so they might all be the same.”
 of 5 bubbles DLJ2, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
“If you like to sleep later, try for a room away from the TV in the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 848robins, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Our room #216 was not on front of hotel but then that street is one way and not very active at night. Compared to Quito this was a soundproof hotel. One Caution make sure they turn OFF THE walkway LIGHT AT NIGHT which is outside your window. Lots of other light below and elsewhere for ample lighting”
 of 5 bubbles Jnanayog, 23 Feb 2014 | Read review
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