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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

When travelling on business, wifi is a must. This hotel has no in-room wifi. And to get connected, you will need to ask the receptionist for a wifi password, then be in the lobby or be around the lobby area. In addition, the wifi access is granted for 24 hours only. Which can be a deal breaker especially when you... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a good budget hotel. Super market , a small restaurant and a small township with more choices of mid-level restaurants, garment stores, grocery stores, and many more. you can kill 3 to 4 hrs of your time and not more. Slightly closer to the airport and away from city crowd/rush.Would suggest this hotel for short / transit trips.Just... More 

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dumaguete
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56 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I'm writing this review mainly in defence of an under-rated property. Visiting Brunei is a unique experience. It is NOT for everyone. There is very little to do. Still, one has to stay someplace. This property certainly fills the bill. It is adequate in all respects. Its singular plus feature is the positive attitude and helpful nature of the staff!... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014

The Airline chose the hotel for me so I really didn't have a choice at that time. Their location is good, transportation is convenient and it is also close to restaurants and grocery shops. Unfortunately, internet connection is only available at the lobby and my room was quiet dark but it was big and clean. Hotel staffs are helpful and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,444 reviews
121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2,075 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Whilst the reviews of this hotel were not so good we still choose this hotel for transit to have a shower and a rest for a few hours as we had about a 5 hr layover between flights . I didnt really want to hang around the airport. This hotel was chosen because they were one of the only hotels... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

stay this hotel for 2 weeks due to business and it was booked earlier with no choice to change or refund. The room is pretty dark even with lights on. Stains all over in room, bedsheet, blankets, toiets. toilet was pretty run down. Location wise, it has a local fast food downstairs + a supermarket to get your daily needs.... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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108 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Stayed a few nights here as we are having some logistic problems. About 10 mins to the airport and there is a fast food connected together with a supermarket. A few restaurants are just nearby but most are closed at 10pm. Room is nice and clean. But the wifi is only avail at the lobby. Good for budget travelers. Public... More 

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2 Thank shane90
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Indeed, the room is very comfy to stay in along with a good rate offered. But, the customer service from the receptionist need a huge improvement and hope the management and human resources should take a look in this matter seriously in order to attract more customer and building up good image of the hotel itself. During my check-in, i... More 

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3 Thank zafran n
UK
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71 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I stayed at the GC, Bandar Seri Begawan for 6 nights in April 2011. The location is OK, there is a shopping precinct nearby with a well stocked supermarket, a pharmacy, a few restaurants and fast food outlets, but be warned Brunei is a dry country, there are no bars and everything shuts at around 9 PM !!! The hotel... More 

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6 Thank IGibbons
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51 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The rooms are clean. Location is good with a supermarket and ATMs right within the same block. Chinese restaurant round the corner and so is a gourmet shop. However wifi although free, works only in lobby. Even then sometimes I could not get access.

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Address: 9 Lot 25115, Block G, Unit 1-12, Kg. Pengkalan Gadong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Region: Brunei Darussalam > Brunei-Muara District > Bandar Seri Begawan
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand City Hotel 2*
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“if you don't like the smell of fried chicken, ask for rooms further away from the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles JohanAmilin, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“would not recommend for leisure hotel, if you plan to have a sleep only (i.e touch & go) then its okay. other than that it's cheap.”
 of 5 bubbles ywey, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Don't get room 103 as it near the service room and very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles deejthedog, 20 Feb 2012 | Read review
“Try to be close to the lobby. You might get the Wifi signal.”
 of 5 bubbles Jekoko, 9 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Ignore the published rate - I paid B$52.80 per night”
 of 5 bubbles Bob-Kajang, 12 Aug 2011 | Read review
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