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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Bed was comfortable Room was clean Shower was okay Staff unfriendly Food took ages to cook The hotel was okay in my standards just don't go to the restaurant and the staff should smile once in a while

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Thank Ladinya M
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

stayed in this hotel for 3 days, rooms are large, extra bed with affordable price, great service, the staff were friendly, there is no electric kettle in the room, but can ask the staff. poor breakfast, but great location near ford rotterdam and losari beach only 5 minute walking distance, and china town

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Thank Bunga S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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145 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Room looked rather gloomy. Bedsheets not comfortable. They should replace their sheets with better quality ones. The bathroom did not look very clean, in particular the shower curtain. Front desk staff were friendly and informative. Good location, within walking distance to Fort Rotterdam and the jetty. There is also an excellent local breakfast option of turmeric rice (nasi kuning) down... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This hotel seems good at first, but its flaws are many. We re-located a number of spiders from our bathroom prior to use but decided to flush the any colony. Sorry guys ... The room smelled musty during the two nights we were here. Breakfast is a non-existent item as most food seems consumed by 9:00 AM and not replenished.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013

First time I stayed got a 5th floor street facing room.. Noise from street kept me awake and as previous poster mentioned the aircon was too small for the room.. It took about 10 hours of running at 16 degrees to get the room to a comfortable temperature. Room was pretty smelly too but staff were friendly. When returning to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I stayed here two nights. Don't ask why. This hotel is going downhill already. The staff is pleasant enough - if you speak Indonesian - which I do. Otherwise you are at a real loss. My room was like a sauna inside. The AC never really cooled it down. The next morning I asked for an extra magnetic key to... More 

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Thank DennisUSA
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2013

We arrived hotel at 11.30AM and we able to checked in at 12.00PM, this is amazing. Check out time for this hotel also different with another hotel which is at 1.00PM. The girl reception staff is really friendly and helpful. She always smile and willing to assist us shall we need any assistance. Room is clean and comfortable. They provided... More 

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Thank Jimmy Poh Y
Ternat, Belgium
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2013

The hotel was built only a few years ago and is located very centrally. The rooms are spacious and clean and so are the bathrooms. Staff are friendly but have very limited English. The breakfast is simple but adequate. Positive is also that check-out is at 1 pm. 1 downside - rooms are a bit noisy but you can always... More 

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Thank Greet72
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The hotel is quite new, located in Chinatown area and easy to find. The location is quite near to the city center or to the beach area (Losari Beach) & Trans Studio. The size of the room is ok, except that some of the room are having air conditioning problem. Simple local breakfast is provided. The location is not far... More 

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Thank andyfarid
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

This 3 1/2 star hotel's service puts many 5-stars to shame. I arrived via ferry from Bau Bau to Makassar at the ungodly hour of 3AM. Best to sit tight at the ferry terminal and wait until sunrise. At 06:00 I walked to the Grand Populare enjoying the scenery (mostly brothels masquerading as karoake bars) and hoped only to be... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Grand Populer Hotel

Address: Jln. Sulawesi No. 30, Makassar 90174, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > South Sulawesi > Makassar
Price Range: £12 - £14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Populer Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Skip the 6th floor rooms next to the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles DennisUSA, 15 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There is no wifi in all rooms You can request for non smoking rooms if you want”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyPohY, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
“To notify front desk if the room having air-conditioning problem. No WIFI in the room, but flat screen tv is provided with several channel available Hot/Cold shower is available”
 of 5 bubbles andyfarid, 2 Apr 2013 | Read review
“A Caveat: Google maps make Makassar look smaller than it is. This is a sprawling city. Choose a hotel as close to the center as possibile! Saving a few bucks on a further out hotel extends you only an apocalyptic, Dantesque version of Los Angeles.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelB745, 1 Nov 2012 | Read review
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