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Grand Hotel Central

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is cheap, but it is beautiful in that they do not hide the fact. In fact, Hendrix stayed here as did Marilyn. It is one of the only buildings in Rotterdam to survive WWII and so is revered in some ways. Rooms are simple, plumbing is ok, water is hot and there's always help at the desk. I...

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Waaaay over priced for the accommodation you get. Wifi is useless, shower leaks, no cold water in basin, funny smell in bathroom, cold breakfast restaurant. If this was cheap, I might make my peace with it, but won't recommend it to a friend.

Thank stephanie_cronje
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was here with a work colleague. At fist, both of us received terrible rooms (noise from the heating pipes, strong odor from the freshly painted bathroom). We asked to change the rooms and the girl from the reception told us the classical "we are full, no other room available". The other rooms we received were "ok-ish". Acceptable at most....

Thank Scorteanu C
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Just about everything was a little or very depressing and dreary. There were some fairly tough looking guys hanging around in the lobby and leaning up against the elevator door. Of the four rooms that I was shown one had a terrible smell. They all had holes in the walls, chipped paint, flaking plaster. The room I took had a...

1Thank Randy R
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Location only good thing about the hotel, central but definitely not Grand. Very shabby and damp double room at back of hotel, filthy carpet and bathroom, no hairdryer, smelt musty and damp. Door handle to bathroom not fixed on and not enough room to move! Glad we only had to stay for one night. Breakfast okay but problems with the...

Thank Smugangel
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Ive booked a double room and paid 73 euros to stay just for one night. The bed was comfy but thats where the positive ends. The was either freezing cold or boling hot, so could not user for shower, the water pressure was absolutely appalling, very weak to have a shower, I spent 25 minutes inside and couldnt shower me....

Thank Gian C
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for, suitable for friends who don't plan to spend much time in the room. WiFi worked ok, beds were comfy enough and the location is ideal. The downsides were the facilities, the noise. The rooms are old but adequately maintained. Bathroom was poor but that was to be expected for the price.

Thank Matthew J
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Me and my boyfriend booked a room at this hotel from a booking website where everything looked nice for a 3 star hotel. However when we arrived it seemed we had traveled back in time 30 years. Everything looked old and it was quite dirty (at least our room). We could see there were stains on the floor carpet that...

Thank Raluca M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

very Hot the ROOM was no aircondition,so if you open the window, the heat of another aircondition was opposite the Window...Even they Lied to us to change the Room to another Room that is cooler..we are elder elder poeple.

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Thank muhsinnagis
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms are horrible but clean. Bathrooms are really old like the rest of hotel. View was like school academic. Washes, food... Personel was nice and kind but do not speak english very well. Perfect location.

Thank Alicja D

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Central

Address: Kruiskade 12, 3012 EH Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam
Price Range: ₹ 3,994 - ₹ 15,582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Central 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Grand Hotel Rotterdam
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“Avoid room 110!”
 of 5 bubbles scorteanuc, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles rkoster1337, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at back do not have a great view but this is reflected in price”
 of 5 bubbles C6722NMianp, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There isn't an advantage to getting a higher room. The view isn't great and the higher you go, the worse WIFI signal you get.”
 of 5 bubbles Ryan3467, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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