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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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sag harbor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time. This hotel is reasonable and is in the best location. It oozes with old fashioned atmosphere. Mike sure you get a room with a window on the plaza. The staff is super friendly and we are so grateful they recommended a day trip to Hacienda Peon. This is the perfect outing that has everything, swimming...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hotel in the old style, now sadly missing from most places. It has personality and it gives a view into the lifestyle of more than century ago. The property is well maintained, with attention to authentic details. The main hall is a spectacular structure around the central court, very ornate. A veritable dip into early 20th century...

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Simcoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there overnight before catching my flight home. I showed up at around 10am when check in is at 2pm the staff were great and stored my luggage for me. I also got great reccomendations on were to buy a few non souvenir type things and a lunch spot. Overall the staff was very helpful. The hotel's got an old...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We arrived at the hotel early after a very early flight. It was disappointing, but not surprising, that we were not able to be given an early check-in, especially as the hotel never seemed close to occupancy. It was surprising, however, when our room wasn't even ready at the standard check-in time. They were almost a half-hour late getting our...

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Sayward, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is 115 years old and steeped in tradition. One block from the main zocola and the 400 plus year old cathedral. It is situated in a small square with many restaurants nearby. One block away is Ponchos restaurant which is by far the best in Merida. Very reasonably priced, quiet and good staff.

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Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is one of the oldest working hotels at Merida. It has been kept as used to be many years ago and you can admire furniture, portraits and architecture of the 29th century begining. Rooms are adequate but need some refurbishing of course keeping the old flavor. Service is fair; no elevator to the upper levels. A/C is the old...

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1Thank tron38
Hermosillo, Mexico
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My family and I booked three rooms at Gran Hotel based upon overwhelming positive reviews here on TA. We were very pleased with this decision. This hotel will appeal to many, but not to everyone. Here are some things to consider. The hotel architecture is beautiful, but it is old. That means there are plenty of imperfections. For us, that...

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Laredo, Texas
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Wow, wow, wow.... What a place. It was like staying at a museum instead of a hotel. The name fits the place outstandingly. Ample rooms, with some of the best beds ever, not the ones that kick you out of it in the middle of the night, nope, this ones you are going to have a hard time to get...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel was perfect for us. It may not be for everyone though. The price was amazing! The location was amazing! For a little more on that though...it is right in the heart of it all. You could hear the people outside having a good time late into the night but it wasn't too intrusive and didn't bother us at...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €31 - €45 (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
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Merida
#20 Family Hotel in Merida
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“Rooms at front are noiseier”
 of 5 bubbles tron38, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great plaza in front, fashion and antique store inside, restaurant, rooms are roomy”
 of 5 bubbles I351MOjorgel, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in two different rooms and liked the one overlooking the plaza best.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelMomAndDad, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see your room before you accept it. Some are better than others.”
  • The entry room in the 3rd floor two-room suite.
  • This is the doorway between two rooms in the 3rd floor suite.
 of 5 bubbles constantines652, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor rooms facing the plaza are best - but you have to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles RHolm, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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