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Gran Hotel Espana

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Kathmandu
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a special place that we have returned to after 10 years. It is still great value, with the front rooms with a balcony on the upper floors being our favorites. The men that run the front desk are wonderful and very helpful. There is a lovely old elevator and stairs that feature pretty stained glass windows that surround...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2014

The brass plate outside suggests "Gran" was deserved once. Now it's just a door, leading to some stairs atop which sits a lady of a certain age. She books you in, then rings another similar lady who meets you out of the lift & this one takes you to your room which is off a corridor, round an atrium. It...

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Prague
Reviewed 11 July 2014

In the past it must have been a very nice hotel, but now it is a little bit past its prime. The problem is that the walls are very thin and you can hear every move in the next room. The location is great tho because it is right in the center and it is a good value.

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Argentina
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We stayed in a more expensive first floor front facing room (with Balcony) during a holiday weekend and it was a bit noisy so we moved to a smaller (cheaper) room at the back of the building and there was no noise at all. Try and get a front room on a high floor. Both rooms were very clean, had...

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dsmiz
Reviewed 3 July 2008

After having a horrible experience in the Hostel Recoleta, I found this hotel in a Lonely Planet Guide and gave it try. Since then I have returned to Buenos Aires and went straight to the Gran Hotel Espana, a wonderful hotel just blocks away from the Casa Rosada in the Microcentro. The men at the front desk are old and...

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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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Address: Tacuari 80, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat , El Centro
Number of rooms: 46
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“Rooms are priced by whether you would like a front or a back room. We like the balcony so that we can see the world.”
MichellePage, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There are larger rooms, if you enquire about them. Unsure if you can get a quiet room - I could hear a family a few doors along - but worth asking.”
mikw2014, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Front of building with balcony, try and get a high floor to reduce the street noise.”
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TrekHappyUK, 10 May 2012 | Read review
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