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Hotel Plaza Fuerte

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Despite some rather odd renovations ,we really like our stay here. A loft made the room into a two story room with the bedroom and bathroom upstairs.Ok by us but not for anyone who wouldn't be comfortable climbing stairs.This was a good stay however with very helpful staff,agood breakfast and a great location. We could walk everywhere.

Thank easterntreker
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

When we arrived after a whole day journey from Europe on plane/boat we were informed that hotel rooms were sold to another guests as our credit card was not working and we were "late" because we indicated that we arrive approximately between 5 and 6 pm and it was 7pm! We were shocked and asked to talk with hotel manager....

Thank Tomasz S
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We choose this hotel for being located in the heart of Montevideos Old City, we did not expected five stars conditions (not even four stars) but unfortunately we were at the beginning quite schoked and afterwords only disappointed. The building is charming from outside with old arquitecture, balconies and sculpted facade, but showing poor mentaining. It still mentains it's charm...

1Thank ems B
Sao Paulo
Reviewed 22 November 2015

The hotel is on a good location, just in the Montevideo old town center. During the day the neighbourhood is full of people, but at night is quite empty. My bedroom, in the 4th floor, was big but it seemed dirty with carpet with lots of stains. Breakfast was ok. Good restaurantes around it.

Thank tereza b
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

The rooms are badly preserved and the treatment is terrible. One night the weather changed and it got really cold so I asked for a blanket and they didn't give me one until next day. I had to wear socks and sweater to go through the night! It's a pity cause the building is beautiful and the breakfast is great.

Thank Ananda S
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent small hotel with two story suites.very well located within ciudad Vierja. Unfortunately the neighborhood at night is not so good. The rooms lack some maintenance: the bathroom door would not lock and the coffee table was broken in certain parts. The breakfast was very good and complete. However, they did not seem as if they were going to replace...

Thank Javier N
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I very rarely give truly negative reviews but I have to say this is one of the most unpleasant hotelsI I have ever stayed in given it is billed as a 4 star. But for the friendly staff (especially the night guy Nicolas) I would have left after just one of my two nights here. As it was I was...

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Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

I cannot review the place since due to an overbooking (they blamed it on Booking.com) I didn't get the suite I booked. Nonethless I want to aknowledge the helpfulness and problem solving skills of Nicholas, the fantastic receptionist. The town was fully booked and he was aware he couldn't get me a room anywhere else, so he offered me a...

Thank plisssa
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This is a nice building with a nice lift and great looking landing areas on each floor. However it´s very dirty everywhere. The rooms are not properly vaccuumed (even when you specifically request it) the carpet on the stairts is visibly filthy, there was a large stain on the bedspead in my room, the softa in my room had stains...

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Reviewed 8 December 2014

My experience in Plaza fuerte was quite awful and definitely does not worth what I paid for. Pros: Service was good and they helped me out when I needed a Plug adapter for my laptop. That's the only reason to add another star to the rating. Cons: - Bed in horrible shape, very uncomfortable to sleep. replace it ASAP as...

Thank Pablo O

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Historical building complete reformed in 2008. 16 Suites with a modern style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Plaza Fuerte

Address: Bartolome Mitre 1361, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range: $78 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Plaza Fuerte 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Do not book the double superior Rooms!”
PabloO33, 7 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Used booking.com arrived late because of a delayed flight. Got a poor room! Very disappointed this time!”
LosAlaskanos, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street”
dmp1013, 18 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room on one of the higher floors, this is much quitter than down below.”
RMDTraveller, 9 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Rear rooms will be quieter.”
caminowalker2016, 15 Jan 2013 | Read review
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